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    Chapel Hill Police Investigating Sexual Assault

    The Chapel Hill Police Department needs your help identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a sexual assault that occurred around 3 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13, 2019.

    09/13/2019 10:40 AM

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    First Responders Day and September 11 Remembrance

    Emergency responders from the Town of Chapel Hill will gather on the front lawn in front of Fire Station 1 (403 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, next to Town Hall) at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, to remember the lives lost in New York, Arlington, and Stonycreek Township, Pa., on Sept. 11, 2001.

    09/10/2019 11:25 AM

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    Update on Lockdown at Culbreth Middle School

    Chapel Hill Police responsed to a report of a person wearing a mask at Culbreth Middle School on Thursday. Officers determined that no threat was present to the school or neighborhood.

    09/06/2019 12:09 PM

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    Hurricane Dorian Update: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4

    The National Weather Service in Raleigh is forecasting impacts from Hurricane Dorian to begin in our area on Thursday afternoon. Tropical-storm-force winds and heavy rainfall are expected through Friday.

    09/04/2019 1:58 PM


    Won’t You Be a Good Neighbor Liaison?

    The Town of Chapel Hill is looking for residents who would like to share and exchange information between the Town and residents in their neighborhoods and homeowners associations.

    09/04/2019 10:59 AM

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    Town of Chapel Hill Prepares for Hurricane Dorian

    The Town of Chapel Hill is encouraging residents to prepare for any impacts Hurricane Dorian could have on our area from Wednesday through Friday.

    09/03/2019 3:44 PM


    Let’s Talk Traffic in Chapel Hill

    What’s your experience with traffic in Chapel Hill? What should the Town do to improve traffic? Take a survey or sign up for a focus group. Results will be used to help improve traffic in our community.

    08/20/2019 4:56 PM

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