Monthly Archives: February 2017

Update: Rhiannon Giddens, who sang at church years ago

I kept running into Rhiannon Giddens on the internet yesterday, and it made me think about the days when she lived in Greensboro. I don’t know whether she ever lived in College Hill; perhaps she was like EmmyLou Harris, just … Continue reading

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The People’s Perk has a deadline on Kickstarter this Thursday for a mural to honor ‘Wonderful Women and Fabulous Femmes’

Our good neighbors at The People’s Perk have set a deadline of Thursday morning to reach their goal of raising $1,600 to create a mural titled, “Wonderful Women and Fabulous Femmes.” They’re about halfway to their goal as of midday today. … Continue reading

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Tate Street restaurants’ health ratings: Straight A’s … almost

As anyone with even a hint of germophobia knows, the Guilford County Health Department inspects restaurants and grades them on compliance with sanitation and food-handling requirements. Grade certificates must be conspicuously posted. They carry a letter grade along with a specific numeric … Continue reading

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Rabid raccoon found on Morehead Avenue in College Hill

Guilford County has reported that a raccoon found on Morehead Avenue in College Hill tested positive for rabies. The animal was captured last Wednesday. The raccoon was taken by Guilford County Animal Control around 2 p.m. on February 15 in the 900 block … Continue reading

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Rick Stone elected to neighborhood association board

The Honorable Rick Stone has been elected to the board of the College Hill Neighborhood Association. He was one of 11 residents elected by acclamation as officers and board members Monday night. Stone is a former Superior Court judge. He … Continue reading

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Late winter is owl-watching season in College Hill

Late winter and early spring (before the trees leaf out) are the best times to see our neighborhood owls. They show up well in bare trees. They’ll perch in magnolias for better cover, but they’ll sit out in the open for extended … Continue reading

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You, too, can borrow books from UNCG’s outstanding libraries, and you can go hear noted author Ray Suarez on March 29

A few things worth knowing about Jackson Library and the Harold Schiffman Music Library at UNCG (collectively known as the UNCG Libraries): They’re fabulous libraries, you can easily gain borrowing privileges and their big annual event is coming up in … 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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February calendar of events

Recurring on Tuesdays 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 ‘Spoon Second Tuesday each … Continue reading

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