Category Archives: Walker Avenue

Following up on tropical-storm damage at 703 Walker Avenue: One apartment’s roof damaged by fallen tree, no one injured

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Storm brings down large tree on Fulton Street at Walker

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Spring report from the College Hill Beautification Program; volunteers are needed to help weed and maintain planting beds

Beth Langlois, chair of the beautification program, reports: The neighborhood flower beds weathered the winter and spring very well.   The pansies have been removed, and beds have been weeded. Thank you to Lyddan Pawlowski for help weeding the Jackson, Tate … Continue reading

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Three side-by-side rental houses on Spring Garden Street have gone up for sale with one remarkably high price — $975,000

It’s hard to know what to make of the offer that appeared in local real-estate listings on June 5, 2020: Three adjoining houses on Spring Garden Street for sale together at $975,000. 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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917 Walker is now a rental for professionals and their families; one ‘chic’ apartment at 706 Walker is now a ‘vacation rental’

Two residences on Walker Avenue have become rentals somewhat atypical  for College Hill. 917 Walker was sold in November and is now being marketed as a rental for families. It previously was owner-occupied. An LLC bought the house and is … Continue reading

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Top 7 things to know about College Hill’s National Night Out: It’s this Tuesday, on Tate Street, with free food and …

1. It’s on Tate Street This year’s event will be held in the Tate Street business district. Tate Street will be blocked from Walker Avenue to Carr Street. 2. It’s on Tuesday This Tuesday, August 6, 5 p.m. to 9 … Continue reading

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City to eliminate buses on Tate Street and Walker Avenue effective Monday August 5; new stops added on Spring Garden

City buses will no longer run on Tate Street and Walker Avenue in College Hill effective Monday August 5. Riders who want to go downtown to the Depot will be able to catch buses at new stops on Spring Garden … Continue reading

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New 4-way stop at Mendenhall and Walker to go into effect August 7 as part of traffic-calming initiative on Mendenhall

The repaving of South Mendenhall Street has allowed the neighborhood’s traffic-calming initiative to get under way after years of planning. As part of that effort, the 4-way stop on Mendenhall will be moved to Walker Avenue effective August 7. The … Continue reading

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