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The Fishes and. Loaves food pantry at the Ada Jenkins Center has increased hours.  Phofo | Ada Jenkins Center

Food pantry expands hours; needs donations of hygiene items

March 15. The food pantry at the Ada Jenkins Center has opened an additional day of the week to help clients whose COVID-19 related SNAP benefits have expired. COVID-related Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits expired on Feb. 28, which means clients will need to pay an extra $95 to $295 each month for food […]

Ada Jenkins Center seeks input from food truck operators on kitchen makeover

Feb. 15. The Ada Jenkins Center will use part of its American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 funding to make over its campus kitchen and cafeteria. “We are in the early-planning stages for this space, which will serve a variety of programing purposes, including potential (future) rental for commercial kitchen/food prep space for food trucks,” […]

Novant Health launches campaign to address food insecurity; you can help

Jan. 31. Novant Health announced Novant Health Nourishes, a campaign designed to address food insecurity in partnership with the Novant Health Foundation. Building on a variety of initiatives aimed at tackling food insecurity, Novant Health Nourishes provides community members the opportunity to ensure no neighbor goes hungry by helping to fund Novant Health’s emergency food […]

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 […]

Turkeys at Food Lion

Local turkey news, pie update

Nov. 19. By Cornelius T. O’ Day. [Updated 2 pm]  The classic Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends will cost 14 percent more this year according to the Farm Bureau, but there are some local deals on turkeys. We ran out to four Cornelius groceries this morning—anything with food and we’re on the case—and found […]

Alert your tastebuds: ‘Taste of Davidson’ coming Oct. 23

Get “A Taste of Davidson” on Saturday, Oct. 23 when the Town of Davidson puts on a first-time ever fall festival complete with food and beverages from local restaurants. The event, which runs from 5 pm to 10 pm, will also feature music from the ACE Party Band. Mayor Rusty Knox said the event on […]


Restaurants on the menu at Birkdale Landing

Aug. 24. Dave Vieser. Look for new restaurants, including two well-known Charlotte favorites, in the retail and office center under construction at Sam Furr Road and Birkdale Commons Parkway. Tenants in Birkdale Landing include Shake Shack, Firebirds Wood Fired Grill and Inizio Pizza Napoletana. The Fairways Investments project opens late this year or early 2021. […]


Chick-fil-A opens tomorrow

July 8. By Dave Vieser. The new Cornelius Chick-fil-A drive-thru on West Catawba Avenue is scheduled to open tomorrow, Thursday, July, 9 with normal business hours of 6 a.m to 10 p.m., Monday-Friday, and 6:30 a.m to 10 p.m. on Saturday. Company officials said the rest of the store will not open due to the […]


We have the meat

June 17. West Catawba Avenue has been known for its banks, but, given new construction, it’s also the highway to fast food. Several fast food stores will be opening their doors soon, ranging from the new Chick-fil-A and Five Guys in the Catawba at Knox project just east of Bank of America to Cook Out, […]


Mmm, Little Big Burger opens

Oct. 23. Little Big Burger​—with it’s own special ketchup and truffle fries—​has just opened next to Jack’s Corner Tap in Magnolia Plaza. NASCAR superstar Denny Hamlin,​ a part-owner, ​helped put the finishing touches on the 1,600-square-foot ​space last night. ​Rich Adams, president of American Burger, part of the corporate structure at Little Big Burger, said the […]