Posted on 27 July 2012.
Police are investigating a string of vehicle thefts this week, including a Saturn Ion that was reported stolen from Shearer Street and a Honda Civic that went missing from the North Harbor Club. Officers also found a Honda Accord that had been stolen from Statesville soon after receiving the second stolen vehicle report. On July 20, Concord Road was closed briefly after a Las Vegas woman’s car struck a parked car and rolled over. And we also have a warning from a resident who lost an expensive bike to theft. Read the full story
Posted in Exit 30 area, Police Blotter, St. Alban's neighborhood
Posted on 24 July 2012.
Firefighters responded to a number of electrical scares this week, including one on Lorimer Road in which a tractor ran into a suspended cable wire, and another on Churchill Road where a tree limb caused a power line approximately 40 feet high to spark. Severe thunderstorms triggered a residential fire alarm on Southwest Drive, and a fire alarm activation in the ductwork of The Pines sent firefighters scouring the roof for potential hazards.
Also this week, a fire alarm pull station was damaged at The Ada Jenkins Center when a volleyball net pole fell and struck the station, triggering the alarm. Read below for details on of these and other incidents, along with a tally of the week’s medical calls. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Exit 30 area, Fire calls, Public safety
Posted on 19 July 2012.
Police are investigating a case of hit and run in which a witness saw a silver Mini Cooper crash into an AT&T utility box after skidding around a 90-degree turn on Woodland Street. Witnesses say the driver drove away after surveying the damage, leaving behind a broken tail light. The total damage to the utility box was estimated at $20,000. Read the full story
Posted in East Davidson, Exit 30 area, Police Blotter, Public safety, Summer's Walk
Posted on 17 July 2012.
Davidson’s Design Review Board on Wednesday night will look at the town’s own plans for renovating the former pumping station at the end of South Street as the new Parks & Recreation offices. The meeting also will include an initial review of MSC Industrial Direct’s plans for a “co-headquarters” at Harbour Place, off I-77 Exit 30. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Cornelius, Downtown & old Davidson, Exit 30 area, Mooresville, Planning & Development
Posted on 17 July 2012.
Davidson firefighters this week assisted Iredell County emergency personnel and Cornelius firefighters with reports of structure fires, as well as a number of vehicle accidents on I-77 and Davidson-Concord Road. One passenger was injured on the interstate, but refused to be transported to the hospital.
Also this week, a tree in the roadway briefly blocked traffic near the Community School of Davidson, and a malfunctioning elevator trapped two passengers in the Davidson College Baker Sports Complex. Read below for details on of these and other incidents, along with a tally of the week’s medical calls. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Davidson College, Exit 30 area, Exit 31, Fire calls, Mooresville, Public safety
Posted on 13 July 2012.
Kimco Realty Corp., a New York-based real estate firm, has paid $15.9 million to acquire Davidson Commons shopping center off I-77 Exit 30 from owner Edens, of Columbia, S.C. Read the full story
Posted in Beyond Davidson, Business, Exit 30 area, Huntersville, Planning & Development
Posted on 10 July 2012.
Hazardous materials technicians from Mooresville Fire and Rescue helped Davidson firefighters with a ruptured natural gas line on Saturday after construction crews struck a pipeline whose location had been improperly marked. The leak was contained with no injuries reported. Details on this incident and more (along with a tally of the week’s medical calls) may be found below. Read the full story
Posted in Downtown & old Davidson, Exit 30 area, Fire calls, Mooresville
Posted on 04 July 2012.
Ken Lesco spotted this pair piloting remote controlled sailboats Monday on Davidson Pond at Roosevelt Wilson Park, off Griffith Street. (Ken Lesco photo)
We’re always looking for good photos of Davidson, people and events. Send us your photos for consideration at email@example.com. Read the full story
Posted in Exit 30 area, Lake Davidson, Photo of the Day, West side