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Davidson Community Foundation launches new emergency fund

Dec. 21. With eviction protections expiring at the end of this month, and the ability to pay both current rent plus any back rent owed a heavy lift for many, the Davidson Community Foundation is planning its third round of grants to local non-profits in mid-January. —Without grant funding for January and February, the Ada […]

Town of Davidson lands communications awards

Dec. 13. The Town of Davidson was recently awarded two Excellence in Communications Awards from the North Carolina Association of Government Information Officers (NCAGIO). Davidson won third place in the graphics category for the FY2020-21 Proposed Budget Snapshot and first place in the Social Media Campaign/Project category for the Public Facilities #TBT information sharing social […]


St. Nick himself will survey Davidson routes Dec. 13-14

Dec. 7. This just in: Santa Claus will be in Davidson for a brief visit to review his Christmas Eve route with the Davidson Fire Dept. Dec. 13 and 14. Santa said everyone should take the appropriate COVID-19 precautions and remember to wear a mask, socially distance and avoid large crowds and gatherings. Here’s the […]


Zoom meeting Dec. 15 for Davidson residents near former asbestos plant

Dec. 7. There will be an online meeting Dec. 15 to discuss the results and next steps following additional soil sampling within a quarter mile of the old Carolina Asbestos site in Davidson. The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Waste Management, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Town of Davidson are co-hosting the […]


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.  […]