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Davidson start-up dives into delivery of craft water in glass bottles

Sept. 25. Boomerang Water, a craft water subscription service based in Davidson, will launch in early October in 5,000 square feet with six employees. And $3 million invested so far, according to founder Jason Dibble. Eliminating single-use plastic The company’s mission is to eliminate the need for single-use plastic water bottles. Starting Oct. 1, subscribers […]

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NC Sen. Marcus faces 3rd party candidate this election

Sept. 25. By Dave Vieser. Incumbent NC Sen. Natasha Marcus (D-41) has no Republican opponent this fall, leaving only a minor party candidate to oppose her on the official ballot. “I’ll let Republicans explain why they were unable to field a candidate in this race,” the Davidson resident told Cornelius Today. Unaffiliated candidate Brian Sisson […]

Fall events update for traditions in Davidson

Sept. 24. North Carolina remains in Phase 2.5, which limits outdoor gatherings to 50 people — along with the unpredictability of COVID-19 and potential moves to subsequent phases — makes it impractical to plan mass gatherings for the next couple of months. Here is a status update for Town of Davidson upcoming and/or annual events: Sidewalk […]

Butterfly watching

Sept. 23. Butterfly watching can be excellent during September. Migrating monarchs can be seen at Fisher Farm Park on Shearer Road in Davidson. Common Milkweed plants grow naturally at the park and is the host plant for the Monarch Butterfly, which needs the plant to survive. You can support butterflies and other wildlife by planting […]

Jack Burney Community Service Award Committee accepting nominations

Sept. 22. The Town of Davidson is  accepting nominations for the G. Jackson Burney Community Service Award through October 14. The award honors G. Jackson Burney and those who improve the Davidson community through unselfish service over a lifetime. The annual award is presented in late November or early December. Burney led a life dedicated […]

Organ at Davidson concerts are back

Sept. 21. Organ at Davidson begins its 2020-2021 season on October 12 at 7:30 p.m. at Davidson College Presbyterian Church, 100 N. Main St. in Davidson. Joby Bell from Appalachian State University will be playing. Bell is a scholar of the French Symphonic Organ and will present Charles-Marie Widor’s 7 th Symphony Organ at Davidson concerts are free […]

Stream restoration to begin in Fisher Farm Park

Sept. 21: The NC Division of Mitigation Services is partnering with the Town of Davidson to develop the unnamed tributaries to West Branch Rocky River Mitigation Site, located in Fisher Farm Park.  This project will begins today and should take four months to complete.   Several sections of existing project channel are significantly degraded with poor […]

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Back to school: CMS outlines schedule, starting with Pre-K

Sept. 16. CMS will begin phasing students back into classrooms for in-person instruction beginning Oct. 12 with pre-kindergartners leading the way. Then, starting on Nov. 2, groups of K-5 students will return to classrooms on a rotational basis, with middle schoolers returning Nov. 23 on a rotational basis. Groups of high school students will return […]

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10% of registered voters have requested absentee ballots

More than 10 percent of all registered voters in North Carolina have already requested an absentee ballot for the November election, according to the State Board of Elections. That’s a 1,400 percent increase compared to the same time in the 2016 election cycle. The uptick in requests is attributed to concerns about voting in-person during […]

Town of Davidson adopts 2020-21 new strategic plan

Sept. 14. After a delay because of the coronavirus pandemic, the town has adopted its strategic plan for this year. At the start of each new term, the Davidson Board of Commissioners gathers with town staff to review and reaffirm the town’s mission, vision and values and develop a strategic plan to be implemented during […]

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