Category Archives: Public Safety

New 4-way stop at Mendenhall and Walker to go into effect August 7 as part of traffic-calming initiative on Mendenhall

The repaving of South Mendenhall Street has allowed the neighborhood’s traffic-calming initiative to get under way after years of planning. As part of that effort, the 4-way stop on Mendenhall will be moved to Walker Avenue effective August 7. The … Continue reading

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Two large trees brought down by Tropical Storm Michael

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Neighborhood Watch: Recent reports of crimes nearby that we should be aware of

It may be a fluke, but there have been more serious police reports than usual in neighborhoods in our part of Greensboro recently. As followers of Nextdoor.com know, College Hill has had a few crimes reported this summer — including … Continue reading

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Thursday, 5:30 p.m: Neighborhood meeting on traffic initiative

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Public hearing to be held April 26 on College Hill traffic initiative

All College Hill residents and property owners should have received this notice from the city by now. But for anyone who hasn’t or doesn’t read their mail, here it is again. Click here for details on the traffic improvement project.  

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There are almost no homes for sale in College Hill right now; plus Google Street View and jazzman Wynton Marsalis visit

The spring home-buying season has begun with only two houses for sale in College Hill, 306 South Mendenhall and 508 South Cedar. Both were listed last year but didn’t sell. There’s also one Wafco condo on the market. And that’s … Continue reading

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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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Major College Hill traffic project takes its first step

College Hill has far more residents than were ever imagined when the neighborhood was laid out in the late 1800s. As a result, our pedestrian-centric neighborhood has too many cars running through overcrowded streets and off-kilter intersections, often recklessly and too fast. … Continue reading

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Notes on UNCG baseball, the ‘Spoon, Neighborhood Watch

An early sign of spring: The UNCG baseball team plays its first home game of the season Friday February 24, 4 p.m., vs. Michigan State. The three-game weekend series kicks off 22 straight home games through March 28 (one game will … 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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