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Memorial at Silver Quay and W. Catawba

Crosswalks on W. Catawba not coming soon

Jan. 10. By Dave Vieser. On the morning of Nov. 30, a pedestrian was killed in Cornelius after being struck by an automobile on West Catawba Avenue near the intersection of Westmoreland Lake Drive. The scene of the accident is about midway between Nantz Road and Westmoreland Road, where no crosswalks exist on West Catawba […]

HAWK means stop when flashing

Dec. 15. By Dave Vieser. The High Intensity Activated Crosswalk signal on Westmorland Road west of I-77 is now in a flashing test mode. This will continue for at least a week before the system is fully activated, probably before the New Year. When it is activated, and a pedestrian pushes the walk button, the […]

Pedestrian hit on W. Catawba passed away

Dec. 1. The pedestrian hit by a car early Wednesday morning passed away last night as a result of her injuries. In a press release issued at 3 pm Thursday, the Cornelius Police Dept. said Joan Messier, of Chandler’s Landing Drive was not using a crosswalk at about 7:06 am Nov. 30. Earlier today Atrium […]

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Woman hit by car | update

Nov. 30. A pedestrian is in Atrium Main with life-threatening injuries after being struck by a car at the intersection of Westmoreland Lake and West Catawba this morning. Cornelius Police identified her as Joan Messier. CPD would not release her age, but voter registration records show a Joan Messier on nearby Chandler’s Landing. Police said […]

Crosswalk fix on Westmoreland under way

Oct. 4. Crosswalk improvements at Westmoreland Road connecting the two phases of McDowell Creek Greenway between Magnolia Estates and Birkdale Village at Sam Furr are under way and should be completed early next year. The new, well-marked crosswalk will include a High Intensity Activated Crosswalk (HAWK) pedestrian signal system. To watch a video of a […]

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Davidson scores ‘walk friendly’ honors for 11th year

June 23. The Town of Davidson is a Bronze-level Walk Friendly Community (WFC) for the 11th straight year. In the 12 years since the program began, only 82 cities and towns across 32 States have received WFC designations. What is WFC? WFC is a national recognition program developed to encourage cities and towns across the […]

Pedestrian struck in Davidson

Dec. 26. Six months after a pedestrian fatality on Main Street, Davidson Police say there has been another incident near the South Street intersection: A pedestrian was struck and transported with non-life threatening injuries to the hospital Sunday. A witness told police the pedestrian was crossing against the signal. Troubling history In June, Davidson resident […]

Davidson seeks public input on pedestrian safety

Sept. 2. The Town of Davidson Pedestrian Safety Task Force seeks your input on pedestrian safety.  The Pedestrian Safety Task Force is a group of residents selected through an application process to make pedestrian safety recommendations to the Board of Commissioners.  The Pedestrian Safety Task Force was charged with soliciting feedback from the wider community […]

An unlicensed driver struck teen cyclist on Jetton

Aug. 6. By Dave Vieser. It was an unlicensed driver who struck a teenage girl last week in the crosswalk on Jetton at the park. Nelder Andres Lainezcruz of Charlotte received a citation from the Cornelius Police Dept. for not having a license. She told police that she looked in her rear view mirror and […]