Category Archives: Public Safety

On sale for the first time at tonight’s National Night Out party: The all-new, official College Hill Historic District T-shirt

Tonight’s National Night Out event will feature the debut of the new College Hill T-shirt. The vibrant garnet shirt with white logo is yours for just $15. Come in to College Hill Sundries to buy yours. The shirt was produced exclusively … 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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Join your neighbors in kicking August off at National Night Out; UNCG’s fall semester begins on Monday August 22

And don’t forget the regular Tuesday events: In*Spire Meditation group Tuesdays, noon, Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 501 South Mendenhall Street, in the Sanctuary. The meditation period is less than an hour and is open to the public. Noon at the … Continue reading

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It’s National Night Out in College Hill: Next Tuesday, August 2! At College Hill Sundries, The People’s Perk & the burrito truck!

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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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This week’s notes on life and real estate in College Hill

Neighbors James and Amanda Keith have bought the stately mansion Double Oaks at 204 North Mendenhall. They plan to re-establish the turn-of-the-century, colonial revival house as a bed-and-breakfast by the end of the summer. … There are rumblings from the … 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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Block captains needed for revival of Neighborhood Watch

The College Hill Neighborhood Watch is being brought back to life. Please join us in making the Neighborhood Watch a valuable contributor to the neighborhood’s quality of life once again. Our first step is to recruit and organize block captains … Continue reading

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Additional streetlights going up throughout College Hill today

Crews are working on Mendenhall and Tate streets today, installing additional streetlights. The pole-mounted lights are the first of 50 or so that will help light up nighttime dark spots. They’re the same lights that were installed last winter on … Continue reading

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New College Hill listserv set up; GSO Police also will use it

A group of College Hill residents have organized a neighborhood listserv through nextdoor.com. The neighborhood has had varying degrees of success over the years with such things. A list maintained by UNCG went away years ago, and a couple different … Continue reading

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