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Kyiv City Ballet / Photo: Davidson College

Kyiv City Ballet performs at Davidson College Sept. 18

Aug. 18. The Kyiv City Ballet, on its inaugural tour of the United States, will perform their mixed repertoire show “Tribute to Peace” at Davidson College on Sept. 18. The performance is at 7:30 pm in the Duke Family Performance Hall. Ticket prices range from $12 to $22. Background The day before Ukraine was invaded […]


Auction benefits Razom for Ukraine

April 28. A group called Davidson for Ukraine is hosting a virtual silent auction to raise funds to support refugees and soldiers in Ukraine. The auction, which begins Saturday April 30 and ends at 6 pm May 3 supports Razom for Ukraine which was recommended by the Washington Post. Auction items include vacation homes, restaurant and […]

Natural gas bills are higher, but not due to war in Ukraine

Feb. 9. By Dave Vieser. If you haven’t opened your natural gas bill, you may be in for a bit of a shock: Piedmont Natural Gas bills are up, on average, about $11 a month, thanks to a rate hike. Piedmont, which is owned by Duke Energy, estimates that the typical residential customer’s average monthly […]


Gas prices will likely climb more

March 7. By Dave Yochum. Look to pay $3.79 to $3.89 for a gallon of unleaded in and around Cornelius today as gas prices continue to rise, even though Russian oil movements out of that country into consuming nations have not been formally sanctioned. They might as well have been sanctioned, given the reaction of […]


Scenes from Bailey’s Glen Ukrainian flag raising

March 3. More than 150 residents turned out yesterday for a ceremony in Bailey’s Glen where the Ukrainian flag was raised and the Hough High School Band played the Ukrainian National Anthem. The ceremony was organized by resident Dave Coppa. Robert Carrington led the Hough band.  The Ukrainian flag was sewn by resident Peggy Barton. […]


Bailey’s Glen will raise Ukrainian flag at 3 today

March 2. Bailey’s Glen will raise the Ukrainian flag at the front entrance to the community on Bailey Road at 3 pm today. The Hough High School band will play the US National Anthem and the Ukrainian National Anthem when raising the flag. Vice President Kamala Harris spoke at 11:30 am today in Durham on […]