Posted on 14 June 2013.
A former local charter school administrator was arrested this week and charged with indecent liberties with a child, though police and school officials say the charge is unrelated to his work at the local charter school.
Kevin Green, 45, of Cornelius, was arrested by Cornelius Police on Tuesday, June 11 on a warrant charging him with a single count of indecent liberties with a child, a felony. He was released on $25,000 bond, according to Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Department records.
Green’s attorney said later Friday that he denies the charge. He says he is innocent.
Read the full story
Posted in Beaty-Watson-Armour area, Cornelius, Exit 30 area, Police Blotter, Schools
Posted on 01 May 2013.
McKinney Academy has about 70 students in a converted factory off Armour Street. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
McKinney Academy, a private elementary school on Armour Street in Davidson since 2007, is closing its doors at the end of the school year after struggling to build enrollment. Founder Andrea McKinney is undaunted, and is hoping to for approval to open a new charter school in Huntersville next year. Read the full story
Posted in Beaty-Watson-Armour area, Calendar, Cornelius, Huntersville, Mooresville, Schools
Posted on 13 March 2013.
By CHUCK McSHANE
Davidson commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved scrapping the town’s Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance and also hinted at support for a zoning change that would allow an auto repair shop on Davidson Gateway Drive, near the Harris Teeter. Read the full story
Posted in Beaty-Watson-Armour area, Business, Exit 30 area, Planning & Development, Town Hall
Posted on 01 March 2013.
The Rocky River Road Club Polar Bear stopped by Ada Jenkins Center Friday to deliver a $10,000 check to director Georgia Krueger. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
Warm temperatures meant this year’s Polar Bear 100K and 50K bicycle rides on Jan. 12 weren’t very polar. But the weather boosted turnout to a record 660 riders, and that meant a record $10,000 check for the ride’s main beneficiary, the Ada Jenkins Center in Davidson. Read the full story
Posted in Beaty-Watson-Armour area, Cornelius, Cycling, Fund-raisers, Health & Fitness, Huntersville, Kannapolis, Mooresville, West side
Posted on 13 February 2013.
Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx gave the keynote speech at a Black History Month event Tuesady at Ingersoll Rand in Davidson. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
By DAVID BORAKS
Black History Month recognizes the advances that African Americans have made on the road from slavery to freedom, Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx said in a visit to Ingersoll Rand in Davidson Tuesday. But, he added, there’s still a ways to go.
“We’re not done yet,” the mayor said. “When I go into the urban centers of our city, I see (high) schools where there are 50 percent (graduation rates). I see use mployment lines, long lines of people of every race, background, persuasion. When I think about some of the challenges we face with health disparities, and going on down the list, there are plenty of issues for us to keep working on.” Read the full story
Posted in Beaty-Watson-Armour area, Business, Photo of the Day, Politics
Posted on 31 January 2013.
Students at Community School of Davidson have joined forces with the Town of Davidson to test a new crosswalk safety tactic: Brightly colored flags pedestrians can use to get the attention of passing drivers. Eighth graders in a CSD Friday “practicum” course designed the flags and installed the first ones on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at Griffith and Watson streets, near Sadler Square. They supplied this public service announcement video to explain how the flags work.
Can’t see the video? Go directly to the clip on YouTube, http://youtu.be/ZqgpE5KM_KM
Posted in Beaty-Watson-Armour area, Downtown & old Davidson, Public safety, Town Hall, Video
Posted on 28 January 2013.
Proposed retirement residence on Peninsula Drive.
The Davidson Planning board meets Monday, Jan. 28, with an agenda that includes discussion and possible recommendations on signage for MSC Industrial Direct and a master plan for the Davidson Retirement Residence, on Peninsula Drive in the Exit 30 area. The board also will review plans for a “pocket neighborhood” on Delburg Street. See the full story in REAL ESTATE & HOME»
Posted in Beaty-Watson-Armour area, Business, Calendar, Exit 30 area, Planning & Development, Senior news
Posted on 04 January 2013.
Firefighters investigated a number of potentially hazardous conditions and managed multiple traffic accidents over the holidays, including one incident in which a tractor-trailer ran into the woods alongside I-77. In another, power lines went down during a thunderstorm, creating an electrical hazard in the backyard of a Concord Road residence. Read the full story
Posted in Beaty-Watson-Armour area, Cornelius, Downtown & old Davidson, East Davidson, Exit 30 area, Exit 31, Fire calls, Mooresville, River Run