Posted on 22 May 2013.
In a promotional video for the CNBC show “Crowd Rules,” Tim (left) and Brian Helfrich talk about their business. Click to watch the video.
Summit Coffee’s Brian and Tim Helfrich will be on national TV next week, on a new CNBC program called “Crowd Rules.” They’re after a big chunk of change that will help them expand their downtown Davidson coffee bar.
You may have seen signs on the windows a few weeks back warning that filming was going on and to think twice about entering if you didn’t want your mug on video. Turns out that was a CNBC film crew working on the upcoming episode. Tim and Brian also have been up to New York for the studio portion of the show. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Calendar
Posted on 22 May 2013.
A group of Lake Norman Christian upper school students worked on landscaping at Davidson Cornelius Child Development Center. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
An orange-shirted army of students from Lake Norman Christian School fanned out across Davidson on Wednesday in the private school’s first “Feet on the Street” service day. Read the full story
Posted in community service, Downtown & old Davidson, Photo of the Day, Schools, Top stories
Posted on 21 May 2013.
More than 750 people responded to the Town of Davidson’s recent online survey seeking feedback on conditions for biking and walking in town. Davidson officials say those responses are part of the mix as consultants and officials drafted the proposed Pedestrian Master Plan, which will be presented at a joint meeting of the Davidson Planning and Livability boards on Tuesday, May 21. Read the full story
Posted in Calendar
Posted on 17 May 2013.
Updated Sunday 7:20am
It’s graduation weekend in Davidson, with a swarm of parents strolling Main Street with their soon-to-be grads. Commencement ceremonies for the 447 members of the Davidson College Class of 2013 are Sunday, May 19, at 10am, in Belk Arena. Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Davidson College, Downtown & old Davidson
Posted on 17 May 2013.
E3D organizer Pat Millen (fifth from left) received a check for $10,320 from Peninsula Community Foundation chair Todd Wiebusch. With them are others associated with both End Davidson’s Digital Divide and the foundation.
By DAVID BORAKS
E3D stands for Eliminate Davidson’s Digital Divide.
The community is responding to the technology challenge issued earlier this year by Davidson-based nonprofit E3D, which wants to put computers in the hands of local schoolkids who lack them. Organizer Pat Millen says help is coming in big and small ways – from community foundations and events like the Biggest Lemonade Stand Day Ever in Davidson Saturday. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Calendar, Cornelius, Davidson College, Fund-raisers, Life in Davidson, Neighborhoods, Schools
Posted on 16 May 2013.
The Davidson Town Board and town staff will attend a retreat all day Friday, May 17, in Charlotte to discuss economic develpment.
The meeting is 9am to 5pm at the Foundation for the Carolinas, 220 N. Tryon St., Charlotte.
Posted in Business, Calendar, Planning & Development, Town Hall
Posted on 15 May 2013.
Proposed retirement residence on Peninsula Drive.
Davidson commissioners voted 4-1 Tuesday night to waive town parking requirements and allow construction of a $12 million, four-story senior housing complex on Peninsula Drive in the Exit 30 area. The board also voted 5-0 to designate a Modernist home on Hillside Drive as a historic landmark.
Tuesday’s meeting included a public hearing on the $9.1 million 2013-14 budget, where no citizens spoke. And commissioners approved a revised meeting schedule that includes a board retreat all day this Friday, May 17, at the Foundation for the Carolinas in Charlotte. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Calendar, Exit 30 area, Mooresville, Planning & Development, Politics, Town Hall
Posted on 14 May 2013.
Crossing Main Street. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
More than 750 people responded to the Town of Davidson’s recent online survey seeking feedback on conditions for biking and walking in town. Davidson officials say those responses are part of the mix as consultants and officials drafted the proposed Pedestrian Master Plan, which will be presented at a joint meeting of the Davidson Planning Board and Davidson Livability Board Tuesday, May 21. Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Downtown & old Davidson, Exit 30 area, Neighborhoods, Public safety, South Main Street, Transportation