Category Archives: Trees

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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More Duke Energy tree trimming scheduled for College Hill; work will be done on almost all streets in the neighborhood

Duke Energy is planning to trim trees on most streets in College Hill during UNCG’s winter break. The red lines on the map above show where they’ll be working: South Mendenhall Street between Walker and Oakland avenues, Walker Avenue, Springdale Court, … Continue reading

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Following up on Saturday’s downed tree and the new sign

The tree that fell yesterday on Mendenhall Street damaged a very unlucky SUV, but the power lines and street light across the street were spared. Much of the tree remains in the front yard of 117 South Mendenhall St. It … Continue reading

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Rain brings down large tree on Mendenhall Street

A tree at 125 South Mendenhall Street 117 South Mendenhall Street (corrected 9/27) was brought down by the weekend rains. It fell mid-afternoon Saturday, blocking the street. By 4:30, Greensboro police had the street blocked at Rankin Place and West Market Street. … Continue reading

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College Hill Neighborhood Assn Meets Mon., Dec. 1, 7 p.m.

The College Hill Neighborhood Association will meet Monday, Dec. 1, 2014 at 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the Church of the Covenant Presbyterian Church on South Mendenhall Street. All College Hill residents are welcome to attend. One of the items … Continue reading

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College Hill receives Ecology Award from Greensboro Beautiful

The College Hill Tree Inventory has been honored with an award from Greensboro Beautiful. The volunteer organization presented its annual Ecology Award to the College Hill Historic District and the Aycock Historic District for the two tree inventories funded by … Continue reading

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3,000 trees and many thousands of facts about them

If you haven’t taken a look at the College Hill Tree Inventory, it’s now available by clicking here. The report includes trees at least 4 inches in diameter at a height of 4 1/2 feet. It’s accompanied by an interactive GIS … Continue reading

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Duke Energy delays tree trimming again

Duke Energy has informed the city that they’re delaying their work in College Hill for about two weeks.  Maybe they’re taking some time to reflect on how everybody is so upset with them these days and to think about how to … Continue reading

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3 events of note in College Hill this week

Coming up in the neighborhood this week: Monday, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.:  Trees in College Hill: An informational workshop.  Foresters will present the results of the tree inventory conducted over the past year. The inventory was funded with College Hill municipal … Continue reading

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Duke Energy to begin trimming trees next week

Duke had planned to trim trees in the neighborhood in March, but the ice storm delayed it. Here’s what we know abut their plans now: Here’s the map of where they’ll be working (PDF). Homeowners whose trees will be affected … Continue reading

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