Author Archives: David Arneke

Fitness on the Greenway resumes June 2 at Morehead Park with social distancing; bring your own mat and water bottle

Fitness on the Greenway will resume Tuesday June 2 at Morehead Park on Spring Garden Street. It will run through September. Continue reading

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Following up on the fire at 923 Carr Street on May 13: Firefighters ID the origin, but not cause; house damage 50%

The Greensboro Fire Department has determined that the fire at 923 Carr Street started at the back porch, but the specific cause hasn’t been identified. The report estimates damage to the structure at $44,145, 50 percent of its previous value. … Continue reading

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Fire severely damages Carr Street house; no one injured

A fire caused major damage to a house at 923 Carr Street early in the morning of May 13, 2020. Continue reading

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Spring Garden Street reopens after overpass repair project; bridge work complete on Tate and Fulton streets as well

Spring Garden Street was reopened Friday, seven months after being closed for repairs to the Edgeworth and Spring street overpass bridges. The city closed the street at Morehead Park around October 1 for what was scheduled to be a 90-day … Continue reading

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Railroad tracks being taken up along Greensboro College; Downtown Greenway construction could begin this year

A contractor for Norfolk Southern is removing the railroad tracks from Spring Garden Street to West Market. The work is in preparation for construction of the western section of the Downtown Greenway. The greenway will follow the boundary of the … Continue reading

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Tate Street closed at Oakland Avenue for overpass project; Spring Garden still blocked for work on Spring Street overpass

With traffic at historic lows, the city is taking advantage of the lull to conduct street maintenance. Tate Street closed between Spring Garden and Gate City Boulevard on April 11 for work on the railroad overpass. The work is scheduled … Continue reading

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A swarm of honey bees is rounded up on Carr Street

A swarm of hundreds of honey bees settled in a front yard on Carr Street late Friday afternoon, on their way to a new place to live. A bush at 924 Carr provided an opportune spot to take a rest. … Continue reading

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State Historic Preservation Office features College Hill’s 1919 firehouse as an example of using tax credits for rehabilitation

One of the old firehouses on South Mendenhall Street is highlighted in the latest newsletter from the State Historic Preservation Office as an example of historic rehabilitation facilitated by the use of state and federal tax credits. It stands at … Continue reading

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Closings and changes in hours for College Hill businesses: They need your support today to survive the coronavirus

To whatever extent you can, please support our local businesses as they struggle to survive. Here’s the current status of businesses in College Hill. Please send any updates or corrections to via email. This list will be updated on the … Continue reading

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Guilford’s only documented lynching occurred in College Hill; Community Remembrance Project will present information and plans on Wednesday March 18

Update: The meeting has been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. A new date will be posted here when it is set. The Guilford County Community Remembrance Project will present an informational session next week about their work on the … Continue reading

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