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Ada Jenkins curtails programs with close contact, cancels gala for now

March 14. The Ada Jenkins Center in Davidson has suspended Thursday walk-in medical clinics and Tuesday appointment clinics until further notice. The center’s gala, a key fundraiser for the agency, has also been postponed until later this year. All dental clinics are suspended as well, due to the coronavirus. AJC’s mission is to serve as […]

Davidson teen found

March 11. Davidson Police this morning that the missing Hough High teen has been located and is safe.

Police seek help finding missing 16-year-old Hough High student

UPDATED. Davidson Police are looking for a missing 16 year-old, Bereket “Ket” Barrington of Grey Road. The Hough High student left his home during the early morning hours of Monday, March 9. ON WEDNESDAY MORNING, POLICE SAID HE WAS FOUND.    

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Newsmakers Breakfast focuses on schools

Public education in North Mecklenburg is the topic at the Jan. 15 Newsmakers Breakfast at The Peninsula Club. It will focus on education, with speakers Jennifer De La Jara and Rhonda Lennon Cheek, both Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools board members. Growth and over-crowding became an issue when Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools left North Meck out of capital […]


N. Meck Christmas Parade is Saturday!

The North Meck Christmas Parade on Saturday kick​s​ ​off at 1 pm in downtown Davidson and heads south on Main Street into Cornelius. ​ The town says Main Street will be closed until about 4 pm.​ You’ll see high school bands, horses, tractors, school groups, civic organizations,​ local political figures as well as friends and […]


AmeriCarna car show benefits autism centers

The 7th annual AmeriCarna LIVE Car Show, benefiting IGNITE, the Autism Society’s community centers for young adults, will be Saturday, Nov. 30 at the Ingersoll Rand campus in Davidson. The event is hosted by Ray Evernham, NASCAR Hall of Fame crew chief and car owner, star of “Glory Road” and “AmeriCarna” television shows, and founder […]


Toll lane project in slow lane

Oct. 12. By Dave Vieser. CINTRA, the Spanish based construction company overseeing the I-77 toll lane project, has asked the NCDOT for an extension to their required contract completion date. “I can confirm that extensions have been submitted and are under consideration at this time, but no decisions have yet been made,” spokeswoman Jen Thompson […]


Huntersville Library reopens Monday, Fall Fest Oct. 26

After 14 months of renovations, the North County Regional Library in Huntersville will re-open Monday morning on Holly Crest Lane, just south of the Northcross Shopping Center. It closed in 2018 for a $6.78 million renovation. Activities  were merged with the Cornelius branch while the work continued. New Huntersville hours will be 9 a.m. to 8 […]

It’s only a test, but sirens will sound Oct. 9

The outdoor warning sirens around the McGuire Nuclear Station will be tested at 11:50 am Wednesday, Oct. 9. The 67 sirens within 10 miles of the McGuire Nuclear Station will sound for three minutes. The test is performed in cooperation with emergency officials in Mecklenburg, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln and Catawba counties, who are responsible for sounding […]


Legislators will hold ‘Town Hall’ Thursday at 7 pm

Sept. 17. By Dave Yochum. NC Sen. Natasha Marcus and NC Rep. Christy Clark will host a Town Hall style discussion starting at 7 pm Thursday at Cornelius Town Hall. There’s plenty to talk about, with North Carolina once again making national news—rightly or wrongly—for the veto over-ride in Raleigh last week Both Clark and […]