Category Archives: Mendenhall Street

126 South Mendenhall sells for a very good price, and quickly; Neighborhood Watch: Much happening again at The Province

Happy news for College Hill homeowners: 126 South Mendenhall sold recently for $385,000. The offer was received after the house had been on the market for about a month. The price represents a modest 4% increase in value over the … Continue reading

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The People’s Perk has a deadline on Kickstarter this Thursday for a mural to honor ‘Wonderful Women and Fabulous Femmes’

Our good neighbors at The People’s Perk have set a deadline of Thursday morning to reach their goal of raising $1,600 to create a mural titled, “Wonderful Women and Fabulous Femmes.” They’re about halfway to their goal as of midday today. … Continue reading

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Tate Street restaurants’ health ratings: Straight A’s … almost

As anyone with even a hint of germophobia knows, the Guilford County Health Department inspects restaurants and grades them on compliance with sanitation and food-handling requirements. Grade certificates must be conspicuously posted. They carry a letter grade along with a specific numeric … Continue reading

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Rabid raccoon found on Morehead Avenue in College Hill

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

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CHNA board election to be held Monday February 20

The College Hill Neighborhood Association will hold its annual election for officers and board of directors on Monday, February 20, at 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 501 South Mendenhall Street. Anyone interested in … Continue reading

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College Hill real estate update: Very little for sale right now; also, Tate Street is about to get another pizza-and-subs place

After a flurry of late fall/early winter activity, College Hill has unusually few houses or condos for sale. Only two single-family, owner-occupied houses are on the market — the beautiful 126 South Mendenhall, under contract at an asking price of … Continue reading

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Troy Bumpas Inn is hosting its final guests this weekend

The Troy Bumpas Inn’s last guests will have breakfast Sunday morning, and then the longtime b&b will close for good. Owners Judy and Larry Horn will sell the house next week to a couple who will live in it as a … Continue reading

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World-class jazz group to play at PCOC on Sunday evening; expect to start paying for Certificates of Appropriateness

Jazz pianist Antonio Truyols and his trio, Unit Three, will perform a free concert Sunday October 23, at 7 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant. Truyols is former music director at PCOC and UNCG grad student who’s now … Continue reading

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Tiny but buildable vacant lot on S. Mendenhall for sale

The long-vacant lot at 609 South Mendenhall has been put up for sale by its owner, the College Hill Neighborhood Association. The city has confirmed that the tiny lot (3,320 square feet) is buildable. The neighborhood association will place a … Continue reading

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Transformer pops at Spring Garden and Mendenhall

A Duke Energy transformer exploded above Spring Garden Street at Mendenhall on Monday evening. By 9 p.m., the fire department had arrived, and a police officer was beginning to block traffic on Spring Garden. For whatever reason, the power remained … Continue reading

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