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State puts transportation projects on hold

The North Carolina Department of Transportation faces a significant budget shortfall due to the coronavirus pandemic. This shortfall is a result of falling projected revenue from the state gas tax and NC Department of Motor Vehicles transactions. As a result, NCDOT has suspended most transportation projects state-wide. There is no timetable for when suspended projects […]

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Get ready for Access to Success online auction

July 8. The Access to Success Christmas in July online fundraiser will take place July 15-24. Access to Success is a nonprofit organization founded in 2010 by Andrew Lovedale, a former Davidson College men’s basketball player to provide sustainable programs that generate positive change for Nigerian children and their communities. The organization is celebrating its […]

4th of July message from Davidson Police Department

The Davidson Police Department reminds residents during this July 4th Holiday that everyone is still under Phase 2 COVID-19 restrictions. Therefore, gatherings of more than 25 people, not from the same household, are not permitted outside, including parades and parties, and a maximum of 10 people indoors. Also, during any gathering, social distancing of at […]

Town of Davidson offices close on July 6

Town of Davidson employees will observe the July 4th holiday on Monday, July 6 and will not be working remotely that day. Police and fire departments will still be available in their roles as first responders. All town staff will resume work on Tuesday, July 7 during regular business hours, 8 am to 5 pm. […]

4th of July Parade in Davidson canceled

Davidson’s traditional 4th of July events have been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. Davidson did not have fireworks — which have been  canceled at The Peninsula Club and Trump National Golf Course in Mooresville — but residents celebrated with a patriotic stroll along South Street and parade to the town green  where a concert was held. There are currently […]

American Legion Post 86 to retire US flags July 9

June 19. American Legion Post 86 and Sons of the American Legion Squadron 86 will be retiring unserviceable American flags. Flags that are torn, ripped, discolored and faded will receive an honorable and symbolic retirement ceremony at 7 pm July 9 at the Legion building at 21215 Legion St. A key effort for both organizations […]

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Peaceful protest in Davidson, one planned for Cornelius Wednesday

June 2. UPDATED 10 pm. A peaceful protest was under way in the center of Davidson late this afternoon and one is planned for tomorrow in Cornelius. Large, peaceful crowds were gathered in Charlotte early this evening where the city has declared a State of Emergency. Davidson Police Chief Penny Dunn engaged with roughly two […]

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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