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Davidson College Presbyterian contributes $200K to Hope House

Nov. 30. Davidson College Presbyterian Church is contributing $200,000 to the Hope House Foundation to support its affordable housing efforts. The gift is the first of three mission gifts resulting from the church’s Opening Doors Capital Campaign. The funds will be used to build one of three new cottages in the Norman Park neighborhood in […]

ReadDavidson announces book selections

Nov. 30. ReadDavidson, an annual town-wide reading initiative that started in 2007, is a partnership between the Town of Davidson, the Davidson Public Library, Main Street Books, and local avid readers. For 2023, ReadDavidson is excited to announce that it is joining forces to support and enhance the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s (CML) Community Read initiative. […]

$1,630,000 | 18010 Bear Track Drive

Davidson home and property sales

Nov. 29. These property transactions in Davidson were recorded by the Mecklenburg County Register of Deeds Sept. 19-Oct. 13. 9/19/22 $969,000 Richard Lima & Heather Taylor to Carmine & Laura Milone, 142 N. Lynbrook Drive 9/20/22 $375,000 Lindsey Turner ot Kevin Mangan, 15812 Sharon Dale Drive 9/20/22 $600,000 Evelyn & Sonia Wilson to Phillip & […]

Coffee Chat Dec. 5 features 3 mayors

Nov. 29. All three North Meck mayors will attend the Dec. 5 Coffee Chat at H2 Public House in Cornelius. The event, which will include a Q&A session, begins at 8:30 am. The event will be streamed live on Facebook and Zoom, with replays available on YouTube. Cornelius Mayor Woody Washam will lead the discussion alongside Mayor […]

WastePro will pick up bagged leaves in Cornelius and Davidson. The town of Davidson also asks residents to leave the leaves in gardens.

Leave the leaves

Nov. 22. The Town of Davidson and other Bee City USA and Bee Campus USA affiliates are keeping leaf litter in gardens and yards. Leaves are often viewed as a nuisance to be removed from yards, but they are an important part of the ecosystem, providing food and shelter for many creatures, the town said […]

Davidson police kick off this year’s Angel Tree tradition

Nov. 11. The Davidson Police Department is  kicking off its annual Angel Tree Program,  a 20-plus-year tradition of supporting Davidson residents and families. Those interested in participating, either by becoming a sponsor or by making a monetary donation, are asked to contact the Davidson Police Department at 704-892-5131 or in person during normal business hours. […]

Community members invited to Jack Burney Award ceremony

Nov. 10. The Town of Davidson invites community members to the G. Jackson Burney Community Service Award ceremony and reception on Wednesday, Nov. 23 at Davidson Town Hall. The North Mecklenburg Moravian Band will play at 9:30 am, and Mayor Rusty Knox will open the ceremony at 10 am. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic […]

Bradford on the I-77 bridge with supporters, including Joshua Dobi (foreground)

Bradford retains NC 98 seat

Nov. 9. By Dave Yochum. Incumbent NC House District 98 Representative John Bradford (R) of Cornelius defeated Christy Clark (D) Tuesday in a rematch of their close 2020 race. Bradford: 17,925 Clark: 17,064 With all 10 precincts reporting, Bradford won by 861 votes, a 2.5 percent margin. It was similar to the outcome in 2020. […]

Melissa Easley unseats veteran CMS board member

Nov. 9. By Dave Vieser. With two candidates for Charlotte Mecklenburg School Board District 1 splitting the Republican vote, Democrat candidate Melissa Easley won decisively, with incumbent Rhonda Cheek and newcomer Ro Lawsin coming in second and third. Easley: 18,510 Cheek: 14,542 Lawsin: 10,711 Fountain: 9,447 Fisher: 7,663 Two other independent candidates—Bill Fountain and Hamani […]

Shining new light on energy efficiency and streets

Nov. 3. Existing streetlights in Davidson are being replaced on 11 major street thoroughfares with more energy efficient LED lighting. This LED streetlight conversion project is perhaps the single most effective energy efficiency opportunity available to the town, according to town leaders. “This conversion is a huge step forward in terms of energy efficiency, which […]