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Next Recycling Collection
Yard waste collection is now back to the normal weekly schedule (as of June 1).
Bulk trash collection is now back to normal — every other week on the same schedule as recycling (as of June 8).
Recycling is still collected every other Friday. The next recycling pickups will be:
- THURSDAY July 2, one day early because on July 3 the city government is closed for Independence Day
- Friday July 17
- Friday July 31
Garbage is collected every Friday. Click here for details.
Next CHNA & HPC Meetings
- College Hill
Monday, July 27, 7 p.m.
The meeting will be held as a Zoom teleconference. Details will be posted to Nextdoor.com.
- Historic Preservation
Wednesday July 29, 4 p.m. The meeting will be held via Zoom videoconferencing. For the link to join the meeting, contact Stefan-Leih Geary.
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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Category Archives: Animals
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
College Hill news in photos: Beautification volunteers needed, a vulture goes to church and more comings and goings
Beautification projects scheduled The College Hill beautification team has scheduled work days for the next two Sunday afternoons, April 28 and May 5, noon to 3 p.m. both days. Volunteers — and anyone can volunteer, especially you — will meet at … Continue reading
News from Tate Street: ‘Uncle Pete’ passes away; an Easter Egg hunt is planned; and a vulture wants sushi
All the news in College Hill over the past week or so involves Tate Street: Uncle Pete passes away The longtime Tate Street figure known as Uncle Pete has died. Pete and his pal Ricky were familiar fellows on the … Continue reading
Hawks and owls are familiar sights in College Hill, but these two guys look like a new breed of visitor. The black vultures — or possibly some kind of buzzard, if there’s actually any difference between them — were perched … Continue reading
By IAN McDOWELL, South Mendenhall Street Newborn copperheads are 8-10 inches long and look much like mature copperheads except for their greenish or yellow tails, which they may use to attract lizards, and which lose that coloration after the first … Continue reading
Guilford County has reported that a raccoon found on Morehead Avenue in College Hill tested positive for rabies. The animal was captured last Wednesday. The raccoon was taken by Guilford County Animal Control around 2 p.m. on February 15 in the 900 block … Continue reading
Late winter and early spring (before the trees leaf out) are the best times to see our neighborhood owls. They show up well in bare trees. They’ll perch in magnolias for better cover, but they’ll sit out in the open for extended … Continue reading
Slow down on Tuesdays with a meditation group or bike ride … Plus sightings of little kids, Republicans and a raccoon …
A weekly meditation group will begin meeting this week, Tuesdays at noon at Presbyterian Church of the Covenant. The public is invited. For more information contact Lora Farlow or the church office, 336-275-6403. … Also every Tuesday, the Taco Tuesday Beginner Ride rolls … Continue reading
These two owls buzzed a cat repeatedly while spending an otherwise quiet day in a backyard on Carr Street. I think they were just checking the cat out to see whether she was small enough to kill or fly off with. Owls … Continue reading
A stray dog was roaming around Carr Street this morning. One of my dogs and I corralled him in our back yard. He’s a relatively small black dog with a white patch on his chest, not neutered. He looks pretty … Continue reading