Author Archives: David Arneke

The brand-new College Hill flag is now available

College Hill’s new flags are flying from front porches around the neighborhood. They’re available for purchase at $19. The flags are very substantial and two-sided. The smaller yard flags are $15 (the price includes the stand). To buy one (or … Continue reading

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A Go Fund Me campaign for Merritt White’s cancer treatment

Many of you know Merritt White, proprietor of Re:Cycles on Spring Garden Street. He’s been a great neighbor for 20 years or more. I didn’t know until today that Merritt has been recovering from cancer surgery for several months. Last … Continue reading

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Groundbreaking set for the Downtown Greenway’s final mile along College Hill and Westerwood — Saturday January 29

A note about getting there Parking is available near the cairns, but why not walk or ride your bike from College Hill along the final section. Enter the greenway at the corner of West McGee and Cedar streets, head toward … Continue reading

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Holiday wreaths again brighten College Hill

Neighborhood volunteers have decorated College Hill lampposts and the pergola with lighted holiday wreaths again this year. The group came together at the Church of the Covenant earlier this month to make the wreaths and then put them up. Volunteers … Continue reading

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Memorializing the 1887 lynching in College Hill: Soil collection ceremony at Church of the Covenant, September 30

History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again. ~ Maya Angelou, On the Pulse of Morning An invitation to the College Hill neighborhood: On Saturday, September 30, 2023, the Guilford … Continue reading

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Rosemarie DiGiorgio named CHNA interim president

Samantha Stewart has stepped down as president of the College Hill Neighborhood Association, and Rosemarie DiGiorgio has been elected to succeed her as interim  president. Samantha cited her commitments with her new child and a new job. “It has been … Continue reading

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City cites College Hill’s new street signs in quarterly report

From the City of Greensboro’s quarterly progress report on the GSO2040 Comprehensive Plan:

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For sale: An unusual house at an address with a forlorn history

919 Carr Street is a real eye-catcher, a squat little brick bunker built decades after its neighbors. First-time visitors to Carr Street always ask, “How did that get there?” It’s not that the house is ugly; some people don’t care … Continue reading

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This month at the HPC: A COA application for new fencing, a retaining wall and more at 301 N. Mendenhall Street

Update: The application was continued until the July meeting to get more detailed information. The Historic Preservation Commission will hold a public hearing this month on one request for a certificate of appropriateness in College Hill. The meeting will be … Continue reading

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Long-awaited College Hill street signage project to begin

News release from the City of Greensboro: Post Date:05/31/2023 11:32 AM “Refurbished decorative street name signs and sign posts will soon grace the historic College Hill neighborhood. A City contractor will be removing signs at about 30 intersections throughout College … Continue reading

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