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Davidson National Night Out is Aug. 3

July 23. National Night Out is a really fun event across the country. The Davidson Police Dept.’s crime prevention and community-building edition runs 5 pm to 7 pm Tuesday, Aug. 3 at Roosevelt Wilson Park. This year’s event will offer hamburgers and hot dogs, along with sides and an ice cream truck. There will be […]

15th Annual Back2School event Aug. 14

July 21. Gethsemane Baptist Church in Davidson is partnering with Davidson United Methodist Church, Lake Forest-Davidson and St. Alban’s Episcopal Church on the 15th annual Back2School Community Outreach on Saturday, Aug.14, from 10 am to noon. Back2School aims to equip 600 K-12 students for the upcoming school year by providing book bags and school supplies […]

Mayor Knox running unopposed in Davidson; 8 running for Town Board

July 16. Mayor Rusty Knox is a shoe-in for a third term as mayor of Davidson; he’s running unopposed. Commissioners Jim Fuller, Matthew Fort and David Sitton are not seeking re-election. There are eight candidates for five seats on the Town Board. It’s a non-partisan race, with no official party affiliations. Here are the candidates […]

Residents Invited to offer regional mobility input

July 15. CONNECT Beyond, a regional mobility initiative led by the Centralina Regional Council and the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS), is asking residents to participate in short, virtual listening session interviews to develop a transit plan for the 12-county region.  The transit plan will guide future public transit investments in the region and serve […]

Atrium’s Davidson urgent care has closed 

July 12. Atrium Health Urgent Care in Davidson closed June 27. The  healthcare giant did not respond to inquiries from Cornelius Today. Immediate care for a minor condition is available at these urgent cares: Atrium Health Urgent Care – Mooresville  119 Marketplace Ave., Suite D Mooresville 28117 Atrium Health Urgent Care – Huntersville  12905 Rosedale Hill […]

All 5 incumbents have filed to run for re-election in Cornelius; newcomer running in H’ville

July 8. By Dave Yochum. Second-term Commissioner Denis P. Bilodeau has filed to run for re-election to the Cornelius Town Board. He is the fifth incumbent to file to run in the non-partisan November election. Four incumbents filed on Friday afternoon last week. Former Commissioner Dave Gilroy has said he plans to run again but […]


Help feed our furry friends

July 8. Ada Jenkins Center’s Loaves and Fishes needs food for furry friends. The food pantry is asking for donations of cat and dog food – either wet or dry.  Please limit dog food bags to 3 – 5 pounds. You can drop off donations at the Ada Jenkins Center,  212 Gamble St., Davidson. Loaves […]

Overnight detour planned at Exit 30

July 8. The Town of Davidson and I-77 Mobility Partners announced overnight on Thursday, July 8 at 9 pm to Friday, July 9 at 6 am crews will be conducting work on the Griffith Street bridge at Exit 30 and Griffith Street. During this time, motorists will be detoured as follows: Local traffic travelling west […]

No charges against motorist in pedestrian fatality

July 6. No charges will be filed against the driver involved in the fatal pedestrian accident in Davidson June 17. Davidson Police say the victim, Suzanne Younts, apparently walked between two vehicles stopped at the red light in the southbound lane of Main Street. She was struck by a vehicle traveling in the northbound lane […]


Mayor, 4 incumbents file for re-election; 5th incumbent to file Wednesday

July 6. By Dave Yochum. Four incumbents on the Cornelius Town Board have filed to run for re-election, along with Woody Washam Jr. who is seeking a third term as mayor. Also filing on Friday were fellow commissioners Jim Duke, Michael Miltich, Thurman Ross and Tricia Sisson. The fifth commissioner, Denis Bilodeau, says he will […]