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Saturday December 3rd

Chapel Hill

Linda Smith meets Delores Bailey, executive director of Empowerment Incorporated, and Lee Storrow, Chapel Hill Town Council member, as part of the Northside walk to encourage getting to know neighbors.

Students gather to foster community in Northside neighborhood

About 50 local residents and students braved the rainy weather Monday night to participate in the annual Good Neighbor Walk, intended to help improve relations between long-term Northside residents and UNC students. Divided into groups of about five, the participants met at the Hargraves Center in Chapel Hill and began their walk through the Northside community. Aaron Bachenheimer, director of the UNC Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life and Community Involvement, told participants to introduce themselves, welcome new neighbors to the community and pass on information about local ordinances. “We’re not out today to solve a bunch of problems,” he said.

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	The Northside Elementary band in 1951.

New school, old ground

Last year, the CHCCS Board of Education decided to name the district’s 11th elementary after the historic segregated school. And for Northside alumni who experienced school segregation in Chapel Hill, the opening of the new school is a time to reflect.

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