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Falling leaves: The Town is on the job

Dec. 8. A third round of leaf collections take place this week, courtesy of the Town of Cornelius. Four trucks and crews are out and about on side streets–providing a service that’s rare locally. The Town of Davidson, for example, is providing free paper bags for residents for leaf pick-up. Billions and billions, presumably With […]

Christmas in Davidson

2 more nights for ‘Christmas in Davidson’

Dec. 3. There are two more nights left for Christmas in Davidson, which runs from 6 pm to 9 pm both Friday and Saturday. All activities are outside in light of the ongoing pandemic, but it’s lively with plenty of family fun—including a doggy show tonight. Click here for the schedule. Main Street will be […]

Ada Jenkins Pantry needs your donations to stock shelves

Nov. 23. Ada Jenkins’ Loaves & Fishes is currently in need of the following for their food pantry:     -Canned fruit (in it’s own juice, no sugar added) -Box cereal -Laundry detergent -Shaving razors -Feminine hygiene supplies  -Deodorant -Zip bags-all sizes  -Cat and dog food in 3- to 5 -pound bags -$10-$15 merchant gift […]

Davidson, Meck County offices close for Thanksgiving 

Nov. 18. The Town of Davidson offices,  as well as Mecklenburg County, will close Thursday, Nov. 25 and Friday, Nov. 26 for the Thanksgiving holiday.  Offices will re-open Monday, Nov. 29 with regular business hours. Waste services —Garbage and recycling collection will take place in Davidson on Friday, Nov. 26 for those whose regular pick-up […]

Property Tax Written On Blackboard With House Model On Calculator

New survey: Mecklenburg County asks for input on budget

Nov. 17. As December approaches, Mecklenburg County is almost halfway through its $2-billion operating budget. Now the county is asking for input on the FY 2023 budget. Yes, billions of dollars are at stake. In fact, local/Cornelius property taxes make up the smaller portion of total taxes. The local tax rate (.222) on a $300,000 […]

Ada Jenkins Pantry needs

Amidst plenty for many, those with little have the greatest needs. Ada Jenkins’ Loaves & Fishes is currently in need of the following for their food pantry: -Canned fruit (in its own juice, no sugar added) -Box cereal -Laundry detergent – shaving razors -Feminine hygiene supplies -Deodorant -Zip bags-all sizes -Cat and dog food in 3- […]

TDS spent $80 million to acquire Continuum, but only about $11.4 million was available from the proceeds to reimburse Davidson and Mooresville.

It looks like a $384K windfall for Cornelius, thanks to Davidson, Mooresville cable deal

Nov. 16. By Dave Vieser. By the end of the month, the Town of Cornelius bank account may be richer by some $384,000 as a result of a legal settlement agreement with Davidson and Mooresville. The payment stems from the ill-fated municipal purchase of the former Mi-Connection cable system by the two towns north of […]

Christmas in Davidson update

Nov. 11. The most awesome three-day Christmas event, Christmas in Davidson, will be held Dec. 2 to Dec. 4 from 6 pm to 9 all three nights. All activities will be held outside, in light of COVID-19 protocols. Main Street will be closed from Concord Road to Jackson Street to allow for pedestrians to spread […]

COVID update Nov. 10

Nov. 10. The NC Dept. of Health & Human Services today reported 2,156 new cases of the coronavirus statewide. The statewide positive test rate was 5 percent, as per NCDHHS; for Mecklenburg County the 14-day positive test rate was 5.3 percent. Hospitalizations The NCDHHS reported statewide hospitalizations at 1,095 today, down from 1,097 yesterday. Deaths […]

Auditions Nov. 30, Dec. 1 for CS Lewis play

Nov. 10. Davidson Community Players is holding open auditions for The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. This dramatization of C.S. Lewis’ classic work recreates the magic and mystery of Aslan, the great lion, his struggle with the White Witch, and the adventures of four children who inadvertently wander from an old wardrobe into the […]