Danny Hooley

Council Chooses Arts & Sciences Foundation to Buy Old Public Library

The University of North Carolina Arts & Sciences Foundation is the Town Council’s favorite bidder for the Old Chapel Hill Public Library on Franklin Street. It seemed that everyone who squeezed into tiny Meeting Room C of the Chapel Hill Public Library on Wednesday evening had already spoken their minds about the sale of the old public library, a little more than one-and-a-half miles away on East Franklin Street. “Is there anyone here today,” asked Chapel Hill Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt, “who wasn’t able to provide comments, orally, to the council at a previous meeting on this issue, who would...

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