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New Davidson mayor speaks at Newsmakers Breakfast Dec 14

Rusty Knox, the incoming mayor of Davidson, will be the Newsmakers Breakfast speaker Dec. 14​ at The Peninsula Club.​ A Realtor, singer and the son of former Mayor Russell Knox, he defeated John Woods in the November election. Fast growth, transparency in government and social media played major roles in the intense debate leading up to Knox’s mandate in a three-way race.

​Former Cornelius Mayor Gary Knox is his cousin. Knox’s uncles, Eddie and Joe, where the mayors of Charlotte and Mooresville, respectively, when his father was mayor of Davidson.​ Knox as well as all the Davidson commissioners attended Monday’s Cornelius Town Board in a dramatic show of regionalism and solidarity around issues like the the toll lanes.

Newsmakers Breakfasts are open-forum Q&As with people who make the news. Anyone can ask a question.

Doors open at 7:15 a.m. for networking and coffee at the club. A buffet-style breakfast gets under way at 7:30 a.m. The Q&A begins at 8 a.m. and concludes at 9 a.m. The cost to attend, $12, includes a full country breakfast.

Reservations are required. RSVP at 704-895-1335 with Visa or MasterCard.

Sponsors include​ Allen Tate Realtor Dixie Dean, ​​Aquesta Bank, ​Davidson Wealth Management​​​, Donna Moffett Accountants​, Irwin Law Firm, The Knox Group and Raymer Kepner Funeral Home.​