8/16/2013 5:21pm

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.

7/16/2013 4:42pm

	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.

3/7/2013 9:10pm

Habitat for Humanity program adds ramps to homes

For years, Rev. Robert Campbell dealt with restricted mobility in his home. But Campbell said his life got a lot better when volunteers from a Habitat for Humanity program, A Brush with Kindness, built a ramp to his home last year.

3/27/2012 4:33pm

Elementary 11 ready to break ground in Northside

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools’ newest elementary school is taking its first major steps toward becoming a reality. Elementary School 11 will be located in the Northside neighborhood and has been planned to help reduce district overcrowding.

8/30/2011 10:57pm


Northside area responds to more break-ins

When junior Kaylon Kirk couldn’t find her backpack in her room, she thought she may have left it in her car. But when she saw books scattered across the floor and noticed a camera and Xbox were missing, she knew the possessions had been stolen. Chapel Hill police say Kirk, who lives in the Northside neighborhood, isn’t alone. Chapel Hill police records show a 42 percent increase in Northside-area break-ins from last year during the same January-to-August period.