Posted on 17 June 2013.
WDAV-FM has removed the “interim” from Frank Dominguez’s title, naming him as its permanent general manager. The longtime host and program director has been interim GM since last November, when previous chief Scott Nolan stepped down.
Dominguez was appointed general manager and content director last week at the Davidson College-owned classical public radio station, which broadcasts at 89.9 FM. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Davidson College, People, WDAV
Posted on 12 June 2013.
A lightning strike last August knocked out the main antenna at classical public radio station WDAV-FM in Davidson, and a backup antenna has limited the station’s reach since then. But this week, the station switched on a new antenna that returns its signal to full strength – and even adds listeners, station officials said. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Davidson College
Posted on 10 June 2013.
Anthony Foxx ’93 and David Sprinkle ’93 stopped for a photo with alumni commendations they received Saturday night at their Davidson College reunion. (Jordan Luebkemann/DavidsonNews.net)
Saturday was an all day festival in downtown Davidson, our town at its best. There were fundraisers, the weekly Davidson Farmer’s Market and even a business ribbon cutting thrown in. And the place was crawling with Davidson College alumni back in town for reunions. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Calendar, Davidson College, Life in Davidson, Sports
Posted on 06 June 2013.
By BETSY FLAGLER
If I had been dead-set on attending a recent 8:30 church service at Davidson College Presbyterian Church, I would have missed out on miraculous tales told by my little neighbors.
Jack Faubert and his sister Lucy had acquired two crawfish — they really are called “crawlfishies” because they can crawl, don’t you see? A demonstration begins. Read the full story
Posted in Church news, Davidson College, Downtown & old Davidson, kids, Life in Davidson
Posted on 31 May 2013.
The annual Collier Lilly Ride 4 Life kicks off from Davidson College Saturday morning, while a “Saving Little Hearts of Nicaragua” 5K run begins around the same time on the Davidson Village Green. Meanwhile, the American Cancer Society will raise money with a 12-hour Relay for Life beginning Friday night at Bailey Road Park. And the weekend also brings the Mooreville Soup Kitchen’s annual “Lobsterfest.” Read the full story
Posted in Business, Calendar, Cornelius, Davidson College, Fund-raisers, Huntersville, Mooresville
Posted on 26 May 2013.
Davidson fire assisted with numerous area calls this past week including the structure fire that engulfed a Mt. Mourne home, a gas leak at Davidson College, and a seriously injured pedestrian on Davidson-Concord Road in addition to 17 other fire and medical calls. Also below, a tally of the week’s incidents and medical calls.
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Posted in Davidson College, Davidson Landing, Downtown & old Davidson, East Davidson, Fire calls, St. Alban's neighborhood
Posted on 24 May 2013.
Spencer Chadinha watches birds during an “Animal Behavior” class at the Davidson College Lake Campus in Mooresville. (Gayle Shomer photo)
“I was kind of surprised I had to sit in a ditch,” said Davidson College Biology Major, Spencer Chadinha. He joined others in “Animal Behavior” for a bird-watching afternoon class on Langtree Road at the Davidson College Lake Campus in Mooresville.
“It’s nice to be outside for class. It’s pretty cool. If I have to spend my afternoon in class, I’m glad to be hanging out watching birds,” Spencer said, as he sat tucked on a small grassy knoll. Read the full story
Posted in Davidson College, Environment, Gayle Shomer Quiet Moments, Mooresville
Posted on 21 May 2013.
Firefighters work to clamp a gas line that was cut next to Davidson College’s Belk Dorm Tuesday afternoon. (Davidson Fire Department photo)
A worker with a backhoe accidentally sliced a 2-inch gas line on the Davidson College campus around 3pm Tuesday, bringing a small army of firefighters from Davidson and surrounding towns.
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Posted in Davidson College, Fire calls