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Neotraditional communities, or communities with houses, condos, shops, schools, and offices patterned like old-fashioned neighborhoods, are developing in reaction to the isolation of suburban sprawl. Chapel Hill's Southern Village is the state's first.
Started in 1993 by the Chapel Hill Police Department, Project Turn Around is an alternative to jail for first-time drug offenders. Participants can learn responsibility, become drug free, and avoid court and a criminal record.
In the center of Greensboro is an island of green, the Greensboro Arboretum. Opened in 1991, the park includes nine permanent plant collections, a butterfly garden and fifty benches donated as memorials. Guided tours are provided.