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Davidson would maintain tax rate under proposed budget

May 12. While the general fund budget would increase by 5.6 percent, the Town of Davidson tax rate will remain the same under the proposed budget for fiscal year 2021-22 (July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022). “We are extremely proud of our staff and department heads for all of the hard work that has […]

The Symetra Tour features professional women golfers competing on the LPGA’s official developmental tour.

Symetra golf tour provides economic boost for LKN

May 11. There’s an international cast of players coming to River Run Country Club for the $175,000 Symetra Classic May 14-16. Defending champion  Peiyun Chien  (Pingtung, Chinese Taipei) is among the competitors as well as university students from Sweden, Belgium, Israel, Slovenia and the People’s Republic of China. More than 300 women from at least […]

CMS announces new event guidelines

May 6. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has revised its end-of-year activity guidelines based on Gov. Cooper’s Executive Order No. 209 that went into effect April 30. Under the new CMS guidelines, scheduled performances—including dance, theater, orchestra and band—will allow no more than one to two guests per participant, dependent upon school venue capacity. For indoor events, each […]

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Symetra returns to River Run CC May 14-16

May 3. The Symetra Tour returns to  River Run Country Club in Davidson May 14-16 for the  tenth  annual  Symetra Classic. In 2019, it was the scene of Leona Maguire’s second win of 2019 on her way to the LPGA Tour. With a total purse of $175,000, 144 players will compete in a  54-hole stroke-play […]

Some COVID restrictions ease today, including masks outdoors

April 30. COVID-19 restrictions ease starting today, based on a new Executive Order from Gov. Roy Cooper. —Masks will no longer be required outdoors but will still be required indoors in public places. —Wearing masks is still encouraged in outdoor spaces with large crowds or where social distancing is not possible. —Limits on mass gatherings […]

CMS increases the number of graduation tickets to 4

April 29. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is increasing the number of graduation ceremony tickets that will be distributed to graduating seniors. Up to four guests per graduate will be allowed For a full list of graduation dates and times click here. All ceremonies will be livestreamed for remote viewing. Families of students who do not attend the […]


COVID-19 update April 28

April 28. The NC Dept. of Health and Human Services today reported 1,765 new cases of COVID-19 statewide. But the median number of new cases statewide during the past seven business days is now running even with the median number of new cases over the past 31 business days—in both cases 2,167—based on data collected […]


CMS board of ed proposing $1.7 billion budget

April 28. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education has approved a $1.7 billion operating budget for 2021-2022. It includes a county funding request of $551.4 million. It seeks a $10.1 million increase in county funding for investing in district employees, $9.7 million for student growth and operation of new facility space, $9.3 million in program expansion […]


Townhome project in Davidson includes workforce housing options

April 28. A community partnership led by the Davidson Community Foundation plans to build an 81-unit housing development that will include eight workforce housing units on the old Hoke Lumber site. The partnership, which includes Alliance Group of North Carolina, the developer, as well as the Davidson Housing Coalition and the Town of Davidson’s Affordable […]

Register for Davidson’s Community Conversations About Mental Health

April 23. The Town of Davidson’s Mental Health Committee is hosting “Let’s Talk: Community Conversations About Mental Health” in three-sessions, and community residents are invited to participate.  The committee was created in October 2020 and is composed of community members, town employees and community members. The committee’s goal, as it works closely with Davidson LifeLife, […]