Category Archives: UNCG

College Hill news in photos: Beautification volunteers needed, a vulture goes to church and more comings and goings

Beautification projects scheduled The College Hill beautification team has scheduled work days for the next two Sunday afternoons, April 28 and May 5, noon to 3 p.m. both days. Volunteers — and anyone can volunteer, especially you — will meet at … Continue reading

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Architectural Salvage visits McIver Street, hauls away 5,500 pounds of doors, windows and other reusable materials

UNCG soon will tear down three of the McIver Street houses that it owns. Before the wrecking crew arrives, the school allowed Architectural Salvage of Greensboro to go in and take out dozens of doors, windows, radiators and radiator covers, … Continue reading

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College Hill news: Here comes the sun. It seems like years since it’s been here.

It’s been a long, cold, lonely winter, but spring has brought a break in the clouds and at least a temporary respite from winter’s (and 2018’s) onslaught of rain. 901 Spring Garden The mid-century commercial building at 901 Spring Garden Street … Continue reading

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From the mean streets of College Hill: News, warnings and coming soon to Tate Street: dumplings

Warning No. 1: Risk of bottoming out on Tate Street The alleyway running from the 100 block of Tate Street to McIver looks innocent enough, but when entering from Tate Street, watch out. This car bottomed out on the sidewalk … Continue reading

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You can help the Tate Street Revitalization Project by filling out a short survey

A group of  MBA students at UNCG are working on a plan to revitalize the Tate Street business district. They’re seeking feedback from Tate Street customers and nearby neighborhoods. It would be very helpful to them if you could fill … Continue reading

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Spartan Open Pantry seeking donations of food and/or money to help feed homeless and hungry students at UNCG

Each year many new and returning Spartans are coming from families who are experiencing challenging economic times. This is presenting unique challenges for many of our Spartans that are trying to do well in school, “fit in,” and figure out … Continue reading

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Weatherspoon offers free tours and treats on three Thursdays, featuring animals, nanoscience and the UNCG Icicle Tricycle

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UNCG to stage major-emergency drill Thursday February 1; exercise will include simulated gunfire, several street closings

Don’t be alarmed if you see a lot of police and ambulances on campus on Thursday February 1. The university says it will be conducting one of the largest emergency exercises ever in the UNC system. The drill will focus … Continue reading

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Neighbor Jim Clark of Carr Street dies at age 72

Longtime College Hill resident Jim Clark died Monday. He was  72. He had suffered a severe heart attack last spring. Jim and his wife, Daniele, had lived on Carr Street since 1980 and raised their two children, Stefan and Josie, … Continue reading

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May calendar of 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. Taco Tuesday Bike Ride Every Tuesday, rolling at 6:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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