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Yard Waste to be Collected; Next Recycling Collection
Yard waste should be put at the curb by 7 a.m. Thursday May 28. Collections will be made by Saturday evening. For what it’s worth, the last time, it was picked up Friday morning. Click here for details.
Bulk trash is still being picked up only by request until further notice.
Recycling is still collected every other Friday. The next recycling pickups will be:
- Friday June 5
- Friday June 19
- THURSDAY July 2, one day early because July 3 is the city government’s day off for Independence Day
Garbage is collected every Friday. Click here for details.
Next CHNA & HPC Meetings
- College Hill
Monday, May 25, 7 p.m.
The meeting will be held as a video conference via Zoom. Details have been posted to Nextdoor.com.
- Historic Preservation
Wednesday May 27, 4 p.m. It will be a virtual meeting using the Zoom videoconferencing app. To view the meeting or to speak on an agenda item, email HPC staff Stefan-leih Geary by 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 26, 2020.In-person meetings are usually held in the Plaza Level Conference Room, Melvin Municipal Building, 300 W. Washington Street. The alternate location is the City Council Chamber.
- College Hill
Note to Realtors and Prospective Home Buyers
Isn’t There Anything to Do Around Here?
No, not for the foreseeable future. But eventually things will return to normal, and when they do, check the Local Events page for links to major events, major venues, university event calendars and Greensboro’s busy local arts scene (much of which happens downtown).
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Author Archives: David Arneke
Fitness on the Greenway resumes June 2 at Morehead Park with social distancing; bring your own mat and water bottle
Fitness on the Greenway will resume Tuesday June 2 at Morehead Park on Spring Garden Street. It will run through September. Continue reading
Following up on the fire at 923 Carr Street on May 13: Firefighters ID the origin, but not cause; house damage 50%
The Greensboro Fire Department has determined that the fire at 923 Carr Street started at the back porch, but the specific cause hasn’t been identified. The report estimates damage to the structure at $44,145, 50 percent of its previous value. … Continue reading
A fire caused major damage to a house at 923 Carr Street early in the morning of May 13, 2020. Continue reading
Spring Garden Street reopens after overpass repair project; bridge work complete on Tate and Fulton streets as well
Spring Garden Street was reopened Friday, seven months after being closed for repairs to the Edgeworth and Spring street overpass bridges. The city closed the street at Morehead Park around October 1 for what was scheduled to be a 90-day … Continue reading
Railroad tracks being taken up along Greensboro College; Downtown Greenway construction could begin this year
A contractor for Norfolk Southern is removing the railroad tracks from Spring Garden Street to West Market. The work is in preparation for construction of the western section of the Downtown Greenway. The greenway will follow the boundary of the … Continue reading
Tate Street closed at Oakland Avenue for overpass project; Spring Garden still blocked for work on Spring Street overpass
With traffic at historic lows, the city is taking advantage of the lull to conduct street maintenance. Tate Street closed between Spring Garden and Gate City Boulevard on April 11 for work on the railroad overpass. The work is scheduled … Continue reading
A swarm of hundreds of honey bees settled in a front yard on Carr Street late Friday afternoon, on their way to a new place to live. A bush at 924 Carr provided an opportune spot to take a rest. … Continue reading
State Historic Preservation Office features College Hill’s 1919 firehouse as an example of using tax credits for rehabilitation
One of the old firehouses on South Mendenhall Street is highlighted in the latest newsletter from the State Historic Preservation Office as an example of historic rehabilitation facilitated by the use of state and federal tax credits. It stands at … Continue reading
Closings and changes in hours for College Hill businesses: They need your support today to survive the coronavirus
To whatever extent you can, please support our local businesses as they struggle to survive. Here’s the current status of businesses in College Hill. Please send any updates or corrections to via email. This list will be updated on the … Continue reading
Guilford’s only documented lynching occurred in College Hill; Community Remembrance Project will present information and plans on Wednesday March 18
Update: The meeting has been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. A new date will be posted here when it is set. The Guilford County Community Remembrance Project will present an informational session next week about their work on the … Continue reading