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Post Date:01/17/2020 2:03 PM

Downtown_overhead_360Town 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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Chapel Hill Announces New Fire Chief (WCHL)

Chapel Hill Town Manager Maurice Jones announced Vencelin Harris has been appointed as the new fire chief of the Chapel Hill Fire Department effective February 3. Read more:

Closures and Local Celebrations on Martin Luther King Jr. Day (WCHL)

The local governments in Orange County have many events planned for the weekend and holiday of Martin Luther King Jr. Day to recognize the civil rights activist. Read more:

New decade, same Sutton's: Patrons reminisce on legacy of a Tar Heel classic (The Daily Tar Heel)

It's 11:15 a.m. on a Tuesday morning in Chapel Hill, and Sutton’s is packed. Read more:

Not a muralist: Just Michael Brown (The Daily Tar Heel)

Scattered across weather-worn walls in Chapel Hill are the murals of Michael Brown. Read more:

Southern Season in Chapel Hill Permanently Closed (WCHL)

Southern Season in Chapel Hill is now permanently closed. Read more:

Roundtable on Women in Government: A Conversation With Orange County Leadership (WCHL)

With the election of Jenn Weaver to the mayorship of Hillsborough in November, all three mayors of Orange County’s towns are now women. Read more:

Construction on UNC Medical Building Closes Chapel Hill Transit Bus Stop (WCHL)

Chapel Hill Transit indefinitely closed one of its bus stops on Columbia Street Monday due to the beginning of construction on UNC campus. Read more:

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