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Flooding Costs Over $8 Million in Chapel Hill

Posted July 26, 2000 7:00 a.m. EDT

— Chapel Hill has put a price tag on the damage from this week's heavy rain and flooding.

A swollen creek caused major damage at the Eastgate Shopping Center. Flooding at the Camelot Village apartments also left many people homeless.

Officials estimate flooding did more than $6 million in damage to businesses and caused $1 million in economic losses. Homes and apartments suffered about $1 million in damage.

The total bill comes to $8.3 million.