Category Archives: Public Safety

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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College Hill’s priciest rental is still empty after four months, plus news of the mattress store, the T-shirts and more pot busts

College Hill’s one executive-type rental property has now been on the market for four months. 817 Rankin Place, the relatively new house built in 2005, is going for $2,000 per month with a $2,000 deposit. “Qualifications include credit score over … 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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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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