Town in News

Post Date:12/06/2019 8:38 AM
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Town in News – TIN Report – is a sampling of news media coverage about the Town of Chapel Hill compiled by the Communications and Public Affairs Department. This listing includes articles and columns that are available on the web, and may not necessarily contain all stories in the print edition of the papers or on televised broadcasts.

Links access online stories that are posted for a limited time. Some media organizations require registration or a subscription.

For information, contact us at info@townofchapelhill.org.

 

Language Access Plan to Help Chapel Hill’s Diverse Population (WCHL)

Around 20 percent of Chapel Hill’s residents speak a language other than English at home and about 6 percent of residents have limited ability speaking or understanding English. Read more: https://chapelboro.com/news/local-government/language-access-plan-chapel-hill

 

Chapel Hill ranks second statewide in LGBTQ+ equality index, falls behind national cities (The Daily Tar Heel)

Despite legal roadblocks from the legacy of House Bill 2, the Town of Chapel Hill has recently received its highest score for municipal LGBTQ equality. Read more: https://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2019/12/lgbt-equality-index-1203

 

Designed by women, built by women. What’s next for Chapel Hill’s Meadowmont Village? (The Herald Sun)

Mariana Molina has two goals for her first project: Erect a new mixed-use building in Meadowmont’s Village Center and give a hand up to other women working in development and construction. Read more: https://www.heraldsun.com/news/local/counties/orange-county/article237030394.html

 

How 10 years of crime and public safety incidents affected the Chapel Hill community (The Daily Tar Heel)

Over the past 10 years, several crimes and public safety incidents have affected, transformed and united the University and greater Chapel Hill community. Read more: https://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2019/12/dir-city-public-safety-1204

 

Proposed West End Parking Deck Gets Approval From Chapel Hill Town Council (WCHL)

As the Town of Chapel Hill works to provide more parking while reducing its surface lots downtown, plans for a parking deck on the West End of Franklin Street are being developed. Read more: https://chapelboro.com/news/development/proposed-west-end-parking-deck-gets-approval-from-chapel-hill-town-council

 

By the Thinnest of Margins, UNC Student Tai Huynh Made History in Chapel Hill (Indy Week)

When everything was tallied, that’s all that separated Tai Huynh from Nancy Oates in the race for the fourth and final spot on the Chapel Hill Town Council. Read more: https://indyweek.com/news/orange/tai-huynh-chapel-hill-town-council-unc/

 

Street closures planned in downtown Chapel Hill for installation of colorful crosswalks (CBS17)

We have a traffic alert for drivers in Chapel Hill. Read more: https://www.cbs17.com/news/local-news/orange-county-news/street-closures-planned-in-downtown-chapel-hill-for-installation-of-colorful-crosswalks/

 

Lane Closures Expected as Chapel Hill Paints Colorful Crosswalks (WCHL)

The Town of Chapel Hill announced Monday there will be lane closures through the week to install colorful crosswalks at a popular intersection downtown. Read more: https://chapelboro.com/news/traffic/lane-closures-expected-as-chapel-hill-paints-colorful-crosswalks

 

Friday Fun Night at Chapel Hill Community Center for families with a member with special needs  (Triangle on the Cheap)

Families with a member with special needs or disabilities are invited to Friday Fun Night at Chapel Hill Community Center, 120 S Estes Drive, Chapel Hill. Read more: https://triangleonthecheap.com/friday-fun-night-chapel-hill/

 

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