Posted on 16 April 2013.
Posted on 15 April 2013.
CORNELIUS – A crowd came out to the Lake Norman YMCA on Lake Cornelius Saturday for the annual Family Fun Day. Activities included canoeing, archery, sports, bounce houses, face painting, and arts and crafts. The event also was a chance for the Y to promote its summer events, from day camps to the annual triathlon to adaptive water skiing, which allows people with disabilities to learn how to ski.
MORE INFO: http://www.ymcacharlotte.org/lakenorman
Posted on 12 April 2013.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held a midday Friday for Carolinas HealthCare System’s $36 million behavioral health “campus” off N.C. 73 in east Davidson.
Construction has begun on the new hospital and an out-patient mental health clinic, which are scheduled to open in 2014. The hospital is expected to create 155 permanent jobs, including physicians and other staff.
Officials say the hospital fills a critical need in the region. We have more about the hospital plans and a Q&A with CHS executive Dr. Roger Ray, in HEALTH & FITNESS
Speakers at Friday’s event included CHS chief executive Michael C. Tarwater, Medical director Dr. Roger Ray, newly hired chief clinical officer Dr. John Santopietro, and Dr. James H. Scully Jr., medical director and CEO of the American Psychiatric Association, as well as Davidson Mayor John Woods.
Posted on 10 April 2013.
Davidson public works is re-striping the parking spaces on Main Street from Griffith Street south to Eugenia Street this week. As work began Wednesday, the street became a lineup of orange cones – and no vehicles. Read the full story
Posted on 06 April 2013.
By DAVID BORAKS
Eight-year-old Thomas Lurey stood next to a table in the courtyard between two Davidson College science buildings Saturday with a white snake draped around his neck, its head in one hand and tail in the other.
“It’s an an albino king snake … It’s non-venomous,” he told a reporter, with the air of an expert.
Thomas and his grandfather, Charlie Wilkins, drove from Greensboro Saturday for the college’s annual Reptile Day, when Davidson College’s Herpetology Lab brings a horde of slithering, climbing and crawling creatures into the sunlight for a few hours. Read the full story
Posted on 21 March 2013.
It was the definition of a heartbreaker. Fourteenth-seeded Davidson led No. 3 Marquette for most of the way in their NCAA men’s basketball opening round game Thursday afternoon. But an errant in-bounds pass by the Wildcats and a last-second layup by Vander Blue let the Golden Eagles steal a 59-58 victory. Story and photos in SPORTS»
Posted on 20 March 2013.
Davidson College’s men’s basketball team traveled to Lexington, KY, Wednesday, where they’ll play the opening game of the NCAA tournament on Thursday afternoon. See Tim Cowie’s photos in SPORTS»
Posted on 18 March 2013.
Galway Hooker extended their annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration to two days this year. Music, food, drink, bagpipers, dancers, drawings, games and perfect weather…What else could a party goer ask for?
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