Category Archives: McGee Street

What to do about Edgar Street: Issue is on Monday’s agenda for the College Hill Neighborhood Association

The issue of paving Edgar Street has come up periodically over the years. Back in the ’80s, city crews showed up without warning one day with asphalt trucks and road graders in tow, ready to pave the old alley. It’s … Continue reading

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Condolences to our neighbor Janet Frommann

The College Hill Neighborhood Association extends its condolences to our neighbor Janet Frommann of McGee Street on the death of her daughter, Kirsten Poag. Kirsten, 27,  died Sunday. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, December 2, … Continue reading

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“College Hill Bungalow Represents Inspiring History,” a post from the Preservation Greensboro blog

Benjamin Briggs of Preservation Greensboro recently wrote about the Booker-Benton House at 1110 West McGee Street, a home with a remarkable history. “The Booker-Benton House is a rare surviving structure built by an African American family at the height of … Continue reading

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More Duke Energy tree trimming scheduled for College Hill; work will be done on almost all streets in the neighborhood

Duke Energy is planning to trim trees on most streets in College Hill during UNCG’s winter break. The red lines on the map above show where they’ll be working: South Mendenhall Street between Walker and Oakland avenues, Walker Avenue, Springdale Court, … 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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Crime statistics for College Hill over the past six months

With National Night Out coming up tomorrow night, here are some statistics on crime in College Hill over the past six months (data from crimemapping.com). The most prominent pattern in the data is the concentration of burglaries and vehicle break-ins … 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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College Hill Real Estate Report, Spring 2016

Spring marks the beginning of the home-buying/home-selling season, and College Hill is coming off a relatively quiet year in 2015. With few houses coming onto the market, only five owner-occupied, single-family homes were sold, along with two rental houses and … Continue reading

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Greenway designers to show ideas for intersection at Wafco

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Parts of Edgar Street get attention from city, others don’t

Two pieces of Edgar Street received loads of new gravel and dirt this week. The section between Carr and McGee, which may have needed it the most, got nothing. City workers were out for part of the day Monday, working … Continue reading

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