Posted on 07 December 2012.
A 45-year-old Davidson man remains in Mecklenburg County Jail this week after police arrested him Nov. 26 on a charge of felony breaking and entering, with force. Police said the charges are related to a break-in two days earlier at Lake Norman Realty on South Main Street. Meanwhile, police are investigating several reports of damaged property this week, including vandalism at a construction site on Stuttgart Road where someone broke the windows out of two John Deere tractors. And a Bobcat tractor valued at $8,000 was stolen from a construction site on Amalfi Drive. Details on these stories and more (along with a tally of the week’s arrests, citations, and traffic enforcement) may be found below. Read the full story
Posted in Beaty-Watson-Armour area, Business, Downtown & old Davidson, East Davidson, Police Blotter, West side
Posted on 29 November 2012.
Davidson police responded to at least three vending-machine break-ins over the past two weeks – two at the Bexley of Davidson Apartments and one in the laundry room at Oak Hill Apartments, off Beaty Street. Two drivers escaped injury in collisions with deer. Also recently, three people stole $360 worth of clothing from Monkee’s on Jetton Street and a resident of Central Park Circle reported than someone fraudulently used her credit card. Details on these stories and more (along with a tally of the week’s arrests, citations, and traffic enforcement) may be found below. Read the full story
Posted in Beaty-Watson-Armour area, Downtown & old Davidson, East Davidson, Exit 30 area, Police Blotter
Posted on 16 November 2012.
Police are investigating several break-ins this week, including one in which a Glock 26 handgun was stolen from a home in the St. Alban’s neighborhood. An iPad was stolen from a South Main Street restaurant, and officers responding to a residential burglar alarm on Davidson-Concord Road found someone broke a patio window. Meanwhile, deer continue to be a problem on outlying roads, and stop-and-go traffic on N.C. 73 once again led to numerous rear-end collisions. Read the full story
Posted in Davidson Landing, Downtown & old Davidson, East Davidson, Police Blotter, South Main Street
Posted on 14 November 2012.
Fog on the Southeast Greenway in Davidson on a recent morning. (Tim Tindall photo) (See a second photo below)
Morning fog inspired a couple of local photographers in recent days. Do you have photos to share? Read below for info on how to submit your photo of the day. And to see previous photos of the day, CLICK HERE Read the full story
Posted in East Davidson, Environment, Lake Norman, Mooresville, Photo of the Day, River Run
Posted on 06 November 2012.
Davidson Lands Conservancy’s 2nd annual Nature Festival and 2012 annual meeting are scheduled this Sunday, Nov. 11, at the former Abersham property, now a 243-acre public park. The afternoon of fun, from 1:30-3:30pm, will include hikes, hands-on activities for children, information about the natural world and photography. And there’s a history hike afterwards at 4pm to Whale Rock and a historic mill site, in partnership with the Davidson Historical Society. Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Davidson history, East Davidson, Environment, Mooresville, Nonprofit news, public spaces
Posted on 02 November 2012.
Workers have cleared trees off N.C. 73 near Summer’s Walk and the trailer park to make way for a new natural gas pipeline. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
Map shows the approximate route of the Piedmont Natural Gas Sutton Pipeline through Mecklenburg County. Click for a larger version. (Adapted from PNG map filed with N.C. Utilities Commission)
By DAVID BORAKS
Workers with heavy equipment have begun construction of the Davidson section of a new 30-inch natural gas pipeline that will supply gas to a converted power plant near Wilmington. The route cuts northwest to southeast through the northern part of Davidson and tree clearing is already visible at major road crossings, including NC 73 near the Summers Walk neighborhood and East Rocky River Road just east of Shearers Road. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Cabarrus County, Cornelius, Davidson College, East Davidson, Environment, Huntersville, Mecklenburg County, Planning & Development, real estate, Summer's Walk, Town Hall
Posted on 31 October 2012.
Updated Wed., 1:59pm
A 27-year-old Cornelius man suspected in a car theft and series of auto break-ins in Davidson earlier this month was arrested on Tuesday in Cornelius. Also below: Police were conducting a death investigation late Tuesday on South Main Street, though they did not consider it suspicious. A Huntersville driver struck a utility pole on Concord Road Oct. 23, and a Davidson driver struck a deer early Saturday on Davidson-Concord Road. Read on for the details. Read the full story
Posted in Beaty-Watson-Armour area, Downtown & old Davidson, East Davidson, Police Blotter, Summer's Walk
Posted on 30 October 2012.
The new friends meetinghouse is in a renovated house on South Street in Davidson, next to Davidson Elementary School.
The Davidson Friends Meeting will celebrate completion of its new meetinghouse, in a renovated house on South Street in Davidson, with an open house this Sunday. Meanwhile, Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Cornelius will be busy on Saturday, Nov. 3, with its 73rd annual barbecue and a yard sale on the front lawn. Plus news from Hopewell Baptist, Davidson United Methodist, and Gethsemane Baptist. Read the full story
Posted in Cabarrus County, Calendar, Church news, Concord, Cornelius, Downtown & old Davidson, East Davidson, Fund-raisers, Huntersville, Mooresville, Planning & Development