Category Archives: Neighbors

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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Notes on August CHNA agenda, Neighborhood Watch update

The neighborhood association will hold its regular monthly meeting tonight (Monday August 29), 7 p.m., in the Fellowship Hall of the Church of the Covenant. Two COA applications will be discussed. A new idea for how to administer the neighborhood’s Municipal … Continue reading

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In memoriam: Dr. Mary Floyd, former College Hill neighbor

Former College Hill resident Mary Floyd passed away recently in Indianapolis. She was 75. The cause of death was cancer. Mary was a very private person and didn’t tell anyone about her illness. She died in June. Mary lived at … Continue reading

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College Hill notes: Two more properties under contract

The old Addams bookstore location on Tate Street is apparently under contract. The “For Sale” sign is gone and surveyors’ flags have sprouted around the property. The listed price was $650,000; the one-time Victory Theatre has been up for sale since April … Continue reading

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News to know from Tate Street, Walker Avenue and the ‘Spoon

From the Tate Street business district: There’s activity in the former University Laundry location. Tables and chairs have been moved in and upfitting is under way. Oh boy — another restaurant. … Novelist Miriam Herrin of Walker Avenue was recently … 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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A few things you need to know about College Hill right now … including news of babies, chickens, churches and more …

A few short items worth knowing about College Hill, delivered via the venerable but vanishing journalistic device known as a three-dot column: Save the date: National Night Out is Tuesday August 2, and what better place to hold the official College Hill … Continue reading

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Miriam Herin’s novel on Kirkus Reviews featured book list

Congratulations to neighbor Miriam Herin. Her second novel, A Stone for Bread, heads the March “Indie Books of the Month” list in Kirkus Reviews. The bimonthly magazine reviews several thousand books a year and is widely read among booksellers and librarians. “Only … Continue reading

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Report from Uganda: Neighbors David & Cathy Sevier provide first-hand account of determined voters, officials’ dirty tricks

College Hill neighbors David and Cathy Sevier have been in Uganda since early January. Their work includes consulting and teaching with the Uganda Health Federation and the International Health Sciences University in Kampala. Here is a recent post on their … Continue reading

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Neighbor in the news: Attorney Lewis Pitts makes legal history to spotlight a ‘travesty’: how money rules the justice system

Lewis Pitts is fed up with the justice system, and he’s especially fed up with lawyers. What makes him different from most who feel that way is that he’s a former lawyer himself. In North Carolina, that’s quite a distinction. … Continue reading

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