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Design contest winner Gianna Ziegler

Earth Day: Cornelius student wins Boomerang Water design contest

April 22. Gianna Ziegler, an 11th grader at the Community School of Davidson, has won Boomerang Water’s bottle design contest. The buildings in the Cornelius student’s illustration represent actual structures in Davidson. Her Earth Day-inspired artwork will be featured on 2,000 limited edition glass bottles of Boomerang Water. Craft water in bottles Boomerang is a […]

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A good sign: CMS hiring bus drivers

April 21. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, the largest public school transportation district in the state, is starting to hire full-time and part-time drivers. Starting bus drivers earn an hourly wage of $15.75 plus benefits. In-person instruction for students in grades 6-12 increased to four days a week starting April 12. In person hiring events will be held […]

HS graduation info for Hough, N. Meck, Hopewell

April 21. Three North Meck high schools will hold in-person ceremonies at Bojangles Coliseum, while others will be held at Ovens Auditorium, and one at the Charlotte Convention Center. Due to COVID-19 safety protocols and social-distancing requirements, the district will limit each Class of 2021 graduate to two guests. Tuesday June 1 Bojangles Coliseum 3:00 […]

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Davidson Community Players hosts ‘Strolling With Shakespeare’

April 19. Want to stroll with the Bard of Avon himself? You can do so for a sonnet, but online registration is required. Strolling With Shakespeare, put on by Davidson Community Players, is at 7 pm on May 7 and May 8; 2 pm on May 9. Guests will stroll to six different downtown Davidson […]

Camp CMS registration reopened

April 13. Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools is providing a six week in-person summer learning and enrichment program for students. The program is designed to address unfinished instruction and the impacts COVID-19 had on the 2020-21 school year. All students will receive transportation if needed, daily meals, physical activity, social emotional learning supports, and instruction to meet […]

Davidson historic preservation survey

April 12. Davidson residents are invited to offer their feedback for a town-wide Historic Preservation Plan. The plan will develop community-based strategies to protect and celebrate Davidson’s historic resources and their contributions to the quality of life. To participate, please click here. The survey takes about 20 minutes to complete. The results will be used […]

LNCHC will take over and expand Ada Jenkins medical services

April 7. The Lake Norman Community Health Clinic (LNCHC) of Huntersville is taking over the services of the Ada Jenkins Center Free Medical Clinic. Effective immediately, LNCHC is welcoming uninsured patients formerly served at AJC. “By not duplicating services, we are able to work together to touch more lives in a more efficient manner,” said […]

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Pickleball article nets letter about tennis

March 31. LETTER TO THE EDITOR. Recently, you published an article about pickleball. While it is definitely a growing sport, a recent study by the Physical Activity Council shows tennis is growing faster and is much larger. According to this study tennis participation grew 22% or roughly 4.0 million people. This same study shows pickleball […]

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More than 60 attend ‘Stop Asian Hate’ rally at Town Hall

March 26. By Dave Yochum. More than 60 people turned out in a downpour for the Stop Asian Hate Peaceful Rally at Town Hall last night, including NC Sen. Mujtaba Mohammed of Mecklenburg County. He is one of the sponsors of the proposed Hate Crimes Prevention Act filed in the wake of the killing of […]

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‘NoteWorthy’ fuses Black, brown artists with classical musicians

March 26. WDAV Classical Public Radio and FAIR PLAY Music Equity Initiative are launching a concert series that pairs gifted Black and brown artists from Charlotte’s music scene with classical musicians. The collaboration is called NoteWorthy—what happens when jazz, soul, Latin, rock, hip-hop, pop, and R&B meet classical. WDAV and FAIR PLAY hope to break […]