Posted on 20 May 2013.
A Pine Road lemonade stand Saturday was staffed by, from left, Peter Snynder, Rachel Stewart, Sam Ruppenthal, and Liam Wright.
A stand at Woodland and Lorimer. (E3D photo)
That gauntlet of lemonade stands set up on Davidson’s streets on Saturday really delivered, and that means computers for local school kids who need them. Organizers with E3D (Eliminate Davidson’s Digital Divide) said Sunday night the effort raised $3,134 – the equivalent of about 10 new or 30 refurbished computers.
The nonprofit E3D estimates there are 50 students at Davidson Elementary School alone who don’t have the advantage of a home computer with an internet connection. Founded in February by town residents, the group is working with public schools in Davidson and Cornelius as well as the Ada Jenkins Center to obtain computers and provide technical support. Read the full story
Posted in Downtown & old Davidson, Fund-raisers, kids, McConnell, Photos, River Run, St. Alban's neighborhood
Posted on 19 May 2013.
This famliy lined up for a graduation day photo outside. (Bill Giduz/Davidson College)
Davidson College Communications and DavidsonNews.net reports
Davidson College sent 447 members of the Class of 2013 off into the world on Sunday morning in a ceremony that included remarks by President Carol Quillen, teaching awards for two professors, and community service awards for a professor and a student.
The threat of rain spoiled an outdoor graduation for this year, sending graduates indoors to Belk Arena.
See more about this year’s graduation award winners below.
Read the full story
Posted in Davidson College, Davidson history, Photos, Top stories
Posted on 26 April 2013.
Alex Johnson, 8, ponders a move at the after school chess program at Community School of Davidson. (Gayle Shomer/DavidsonNews.net)
“When someone wins, we just shake hands and I don’t care if I lose”, says Alex Johnson, 8. He and other novice players, recently joined seasoned Chess Club members for four weeks of Chess After School Enrichment at Community School of Davidson.
They learned basic moves, strategy and how to lose graciously. Read the full story
Posted in Gayle Shomer Quiet Moments, kids, Photos, Schools
Posted on 24 April 2013.
Thirteen North Mecklenburg area middle school students were selected for the 2013 CMS Middle School Honors Band Clinic held on April 12-13, 2013, at Waddell Language Academy.
See the full story, and other music news, in The GUIDE»
Posted in Photos, Schools
Posted on 22 April 2013.
Members of the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association completed home improvement projects at 16 home sites across Mecklenburg and Iredell Counties Friday, including a home in Davidson, as part of the 5th Annual Realtors Care Day. Andrew Wilkins has the story in REAL ESTATE & HOME»
Posted in Business, Nonprofit news, Photos, real estate, West side
Posted on 06 April 2013.
A utility worker checks on a downed power pole after the wreck on Shearers Road. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
A man driving a black SUV struck a power pole on Shearers Road in Davidson around 6:15pm Saturday night, knocking down power lines and cutting power for homes in the area, including parts of River Run. Energy United was telling customers it could be the middle of the night before power is restored. Read the full story
Posted in East Davidson, Fire calls, Photos, Police Blotter, River Run
Posted on 06 April 2013.
A crisp spring morning and cash prizes welcomed runners to the inaugural American Two Mile Road Race at Jetton Park in Cornelius. The road through the park was a “phenomenal setup” for the approximately 70 local and out-of-state athletes, according to organizers. Darren Brown and Heidi Dahl, both of Knoxville, came away winners. Story and photos in SPORTS»
Posted in Cornelius, Photos, Sports
Posted on 01 April 2013.
Chartwell, a massive home on 31 acres off Avinger Lane in Davidson, is up for sale. Completed in 1992, the house is one of the largest to come on the Lake Norman area market recently, and experts say it could sell to a single owner or to a developer who might subdivide the property for more homes. See a story and photos of the house in REAL ESTATE & HOME»
Posted in Photos, Pine Road area