Town in News
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.
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Santa Rescue in Chapel Hill Postponed Due to Weather (WCHL)
The planned Santa Rooftop Rescue along Franklin Street Friday night in Chapel Hill has been postponed due to rainy weather. Read more: https://chapelboro.com/news/news-around-town/santa-rescue-in-chapel-hill-postponed-due-to-weather
7 cars hit as suspect tried to escape arrest in Chapel Hill heroin bust (ABC11)
Three people were arrested Thursday in a heroin bust that led to a major crash on U.S. Highway 15-501 and Eastowne Drive in Chapel Hill. Read more: https://abc11.com/3-arrested-in-chapel-hill-heroin-bust/5749812/
2 Arrested in Heroin Drug Bust, 1 Causes Accidents on 15-501 in Chapel Hill (WCHL)
Members of the Orange County Sheriff’s Office arrested two suspects in a drug bust on Thursday afternoon, seizing three and a half kilograms of heroin. Read more: https://chapelboro.com/news/crime/dea-chase-leads-to-crashes-delays-on-15-501-in-chapel-hill
Chapel Hill resident starts petition to ban bow hunting in city limits (CBS17)
It’s not unusual to see deer roaming in some neighborhoods around the Triangle. Read more: https://www.cbs17.com/news/local-news/orange-county-news/chapel-hill-resident-starts-petition-to-ban-bow-hunting-in-city-limits/
‘A Christmas Carol,’ parades and ugly sweater contests highlight our best bets (The News & Observer)
Need a break from holiday shopping? Read more: https://www.newsobserver.com/entertainment/article238189239.html
Chapel Hill, Carrboro Score Highly for Support of LGBTQ Communities (WCHL)
Both towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro recently received high scores in the 2019 Municipal Equality Index. Read more: https://chapelboro.com/news/local-government/chapel-hill-carrboro-score-highly-for-support-of-lgbtq-communities
Chapel Hill-Carrboro Holiday Parade (Indy Week)
Kick off your holidays at the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Holiday parade! Read more: https://indyweek.com/events/chapel-hill-carrboro-holiday-parade/
Altered Chapel Hill Exhibit Reception (Indy Week)
In celebration of Chapel Hill’s 200th anniversary celebration, artist Wendy Spitzer (a.k.a Felix Obelix) has created altered vintage postcards from unusual images and elements of Chapel Hill’s recent and distant past. Read more: https://indyweek.com/events/altered-chapel-hill-exhibit-reception/