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Reverend Robert Cambell, Robin McClain and Noahh McClain provide cold beverages in front of Hargraves Community Center at the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Juneteenth Celebration on Sunday, June 19, 2022.

'Finally Juneteenth is being celebrated': local community commemorates the holiday

The Chapel Hill and Carrboro communities celebrated Juneteenth at the Hargraves Community Center on Sunday afternoon.  Tents and food trucks speckled the baseball field and outdoor basketball court. Black artists performed on a stage set up on the baseball field, and their music could be heard all throughout the day. A small business fair was held inside the community center where local Black-owned businesses sold everything from handcrafted clothing and accessories to homemade desserts.

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The third annual National Co-Responder Conference, held at the Carolina Inn, is pictured on Wednesday, June 8, 2022.

Chapel Hill hosts National Co-Responder Conference, emphasizes mental health crisis responders

The third annual National Co-Responder Conference, or CoRCon, was held this week at the Carolina Inn. The event featured keynote speeches and events focused on combining police response with behavioral health specialists. More than 300 professionals from around the country attended the conference, which was hosted and promoted by the International Co-Responder Alliance.

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