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Davidson tries to provide easier access for downtown parking

Sept. 27. Davidson is taking steps to provide easier access to parking options for shops and restaurants downtown. Parking management was an issue identified by the recent Downtown Small Area Plan process as needing improvement. Returning to pre-COVID enforcement levels and the proper use of designated 2-hour parking areas will ensure turnover of parked vehicles […]

How Davidson handles animal control differs from Cornelius

Sept. 26. Unlike Cornelius, Davidson does not have its own animal shelter. Instead, the Town of Davidson contracts with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Animal Control for animal control services. The town  budget line item for FY2022-2023 is $8,640 for those services, according to Amanda Preston, town communications director.  “We evaluate each year to estimate the next year’s annual […]

Girl Scout food drive coming up on Oct. 8

Sept. 23. Girl Scouts Troops 1236, 2303 and 864 have a goal of collecting 1,200 pounds of food from The Peninsula neighborhood. Donations benefit Loaves & Fishes and Ada Jenkins Center in Davidson. Details Two locations will be set up 9-11 am Saturday, Oct. 8, to collect non-perishable food; no glass containers. The Scouts will […]

Sept. 24: Tawba Walk art crawl. Photo |  Bella Love Inc. photo

Weekender Sept. 23-25: Theater, Tawba Walk, nature festival, music

Trying to figure out what to do? This calendar can point you to some of the best options in Lake Norman. Check back on Mondays for the Weekly Agenda and Thursdays for the Weekender. For events that repeat weekly, we’ve created an ONGOING category; scroll down and you’ll find it.  Through Oct. 9 Murder on […]

Win-win for county and conservancy

Sept. 21. Early this year, the Davidson Lands Conservancy initiated a collaboration of Davidson College professors and students, board members, supporters and the Mecklenburg County Storm Water Services to evaluate the impacts of the county’s proposed restoration of the West Branch in Fisher Farm and Abersham Parks. This is a large-scale project that will remove […]

Chief Dunn to retire in Davidson

Sept. 13. Davidson Police Chief Penny Dunn plans to retire at the end of January. Dunn, who became police chief five years ago, started her law enforcement career in 1986 and served with the San Marcos Police Department in Texas, eventually working her way up to assistant police chief before coming to Davidson. “With the […]

Rusty Knox serves as mayor of Davidson and is also a local musician

Davidson ringing community dinner bell at Beaver Dam

Aug. 30. The Town of Davidson is holding a community dinner on Sept, 22 at the historic Beaver Dam plantation house on Davidson-Concord Road. They’re serving BBQ, macaroni and cheese, baked beans, cookies and brownies. “I am a firm believer in the fellowship of breaking bread together—it’s a great peace-maker and relationship builder,” said Mayor […]

Lorimer reopening for the weekend

Aug. 26. Lorimer Road between Thompson Street and Pine Road, where the water main break occurred earlier this week, will be closed until 3:30 pm but it will temporarily reopen for the weekend. Repairs will continue early next week.

CLT Water closing part of South Street in Davidson

Aug. 23: Charlotte Water will close South Street from Cathey Street to Mimosa Street from late August to early October because of a major wastewater project. The connector between Antiquity and downtown Davidson is also home to baseball fields, churches, schools and the future Davidson Town Hall. The wastewater project, which extends to Hillside at […]

Lorimer closing temporarily for Fondo

Aug. 12. Lorimer Road will be closed from the CVS parking lot to Davidson-Concord Road from 6 pm Saturday until 4 pm Sunday for the Fondo cycling event. Downtown parking for Sunday church services may be impacted.  All bike riders are asked to park in the public lots along Jackson Street.