Category Archives: Greensboro College

May calendar of events

In*Spire Meditation group Tuesdays, noon, Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 501 South Mendenhall Street, in the Sanctuary. The meditation period is less than an hour and is open to the public. Taco Tuesday Bike Ride Every Tuesday, rolling at 6:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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Invitation: Help clean Greensboro College’s stream April 21

You and everyone you know are invited to join Greensboro College for its annual Streamwalk, a clean-up project for the creek that runs along the downtown side of the campus, next Friday, April 21, at 2:30 p.m. From the college: Participants should … Continue reading

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Greensboro College checks out of its ‘inn’ on Market Street; owner plans to rent the rooms to students, young professionals

Greensboro College is no longer housing students at the Inn at Greensboro College, the former motel on Market Street at Mendenhall. Spokesman Lex Alexander said the college no longer needs the facility to accommodate all of its students who want to … Continue reading

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Notes: After Gateway party at Jake’s Billiards on September 17, plus our new polling place and historic preservation’s impact

If you don’t know After Gateway, it’s a nonprofit dedicated to enhancing the lives of adults with multiple and/or severe developmental disabilities. It’s located at the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant. Their annual fund-raiser on September 17 deserves our support. Click … Continue reading

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An especially lively month ahead for the arts in College Hill, including 17 Days art and music and the Tate Street Festival

Greensboro’s annual 17 Days arts festival begins on Friday September 9 with the opening of the 76th National Folk Festival. It continues through Sunday September 25. Five festival events are scheduled in College Hill: Collage 2016 Saturday September 10, 7:30 … Continue reading

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In memorium: Dr. W. Barnes Tatum, former College Hill neighbor

Dr. W. Barnes Tatum died Friday at Beacon Place in Greensboro. He was 78. Barnes was professor emeritus of religion at Greensboro College, where he taught for 36 years. He retired in 2009 as the Jefferson Pilot Professor of Religion and … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Watch notes: Students returning this week; unrelatedly, police seeing more thefts from storage buildings

With UNCG and Greensboro College about to begin their fall semesters, we can expect the usual uptick in criminals breaking into the cars and apartments of students … and anyone else who makes it easy for them. The best ways … Continue reading

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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

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Downtown Greenway planners to hold two meetings Dec. 10 on design of section running along Wafco and Greensboro College

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Greensboro College debuts its greener-than-grass soccer field

The Greensboro College men’s soccer team played the school’s inaugural game on its AstroTurf field Saturday. The Pride romped all over their new rug, pulverizing the hapless Averett Cougars, 5-0. The $1 million field was installed in less than two months.  The … Continue reading

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