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Good reading in Davidson

ReadDavidson, which encourages people to read a selected book and attend fun and educational book-related events, has selected four books in  multiple age groups for next year’s reading list: Adult (non-fiction): “Caste: The Origins of Our Discontent” by Isabel Wilkerson Young Adult/Adult (fiction): “Legendborn” by Tracy Deonn Middle Grades: “Genesis Begins Again” by Alicia D. […]

Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization seeks public input

  Nov. 30. The Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO) is seeking public input for its update to the 2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP).  CRTPO is the federally designated metropolitan planning organization (MPO) for the Charlotte Urbanized Area, which includes Iredell and Mecklenburg Counties as well as the urbanized portion of Union County.  Lake Norman […]

Ada Jenkins blood drive Dec. 12

Nov. 24. The Ada Jenkins Center will hold a blood drive Saturday, Dec. 12 from 11 am to 5 pm with OneBlood. Safely distanced donations are the order of the day. Donors will receive a free OneBlood fleece blanket, a $10 eGift Card, a wellness checkup and a COVID-19 antibody test as well as a […]

Jack Burney Community Service Award Committee extending nominations

Nov. 12. The Town of Davidson’s Jack Burney Community Service Award Committee is extending its nomination deadline through Feb. 28, 2021.   Due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions and how they impact the size of indoor gatherings, the town wants to be sure that the recipient is honored with the same dignity as in the past. […]

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CMS changes timeline for middle school return to classrooms

Nov. 11. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education has revised the timeline for middle school students to return to in-person instruction. The new timeline delays until after winter break the return for all students in grades six through eight in traditional middle schools for in-person instruction, with one exception: Sixth- through eighth-graders in K-8 schools will […]

Beaty Park clean-up in Davidson

Nov. 11. The Davidson Lands Conservancy and the Town of Davidson will host a volunteer work day at Beaty Park on Saturday, November 21, from 9 am to 11 am. Meet at the parking lot, 832 Beaty St., Davidson. Face coverings and advance registration are required. Clean up of invasive plant species will be done.  […]

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Area Veterans Day observances are virtual this year

Nov. 10. Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville will honor veterans this year in virtual ceremonies on various social media platforms. Cornelius The Town of Cornelius and American Legion Post 86 will host this year’s Virtual Veterans Day Celebration, starting at 11 am today to honor military veterans and those currently serving in our Armed Forces.  American […]

Davidson Fire Department launches Community Connect program 

Nov. 4. The Davidson Fire Department has launched  the Community Connect program, a regional effort to enhance the safety of town residents and their property.   Community Connect is a free, secure, and easy to use platform that allows people to share critical information about their households to aid first -esponders and emergency response personnel when […]

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District 98: Early Voting results favor Clark by 1%

ELECTION NIGHT. Incumbent NC Rep. Christy Clark is only slightly ahead of opponent John R. Bradford III in Early Voting results just posted by the Mecklenburg County Board of Elections. The actual numbers are 27,671 for Clark (50.47 percent) vs 27,155 for Bradford (49.53 percent). These results do not include voting today. Historically, Early Voting […]

How local history is learned and taught

Nov. 2. A lecture, “How we Teach History: Looking at Local Confederate Monuments” will explore the ways in which people in both the Davidson College and the broader town community recall learning about the Civil War and Reconstruction eras in relation to their views on the removal of Confederate statues in the South. Presented by […]

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