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 10 May 2013.
Police in Concord are seeking a suspect in the robbery of a BB&T bank branch on Harris Road Thursday afternoon. In Davidson over the past week, police responded to more reports of thefts at Davidson Commons shopping center. A man was seriously hurt Thursday evening in a single vehicle accident in Huntersville, and two single-vehicle wrecks caused significant damage to property on Watson Street. Details on these incidents and more, along with a tally of the week’s arrests, citations, and traffic enforcement, may be found below.
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Posted in Concord, Downtown & old Davidson, Exit 30 area, Huntersville, Police Blotter, River Run
Posted on 01 May 2013.
Davidson Police Chief Jeanne Miller will give a free presentation this Thursday, May 2, at River Run Country Club on the dangers of dangers of teen drinking and distracted driving – a national problem that experts say may be getting worse. Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Public safety, River Run, Traffic alerts, Transportation
Posted on 26 April 2013.
Thieves continued to be a problem for local construction sites this week when an unknown suspect stole over $3,300 worth of copper tubing from inside of three houses in the Summers Walk neighborhood. Unknown suspects broke into a business on North Harbor Place and stole over $1,100 worth of cash and electronics, and someone used a Lakeview Avenue victim’s social security number to open numerous accounts with a power company in Connecticut.
Details on these incidents 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 Cornelius, Downtown & old Davidson, East Davidson, Exit 30 area, Mooresville, Police Blotter, River Run, Summer's Walk
Posted on 22 April 2013.
The 9th annual Dick Sanderson Driving 4 Life Golf Tournament and Dinner are coming up this Thursday, April 25, at River Run Country Club, raising money in honor of Davidson resident Dick Sanderson, who was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease in 2004. Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Fund-raisers, River Run
Posted on 15 April 2013.
A 42-year-old Davidson man was injured and later was charged with driving while intoxicated early Friday, April 12, after he drove his car out of the roadway and struck a tree at a roundabout off I-77 Exit 30. Read the full story
Posted in Exit 30 area, Huntersville, Police Blotter, River Run
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 28 March 2013.
Firefighters investigated a number of smoke scares over the past two weeks, including one outside the Carnegie Guest House at Davidson College whose source was not determined and one case of burnt toast at The Pines. Engine 1 assisted Odell firefighters with an outside fire on Davidson Road, and a homeowner graciously extinguished an outside fire with a garden hose after emergency personnel advised that burning yard waste is illegal in Mecklenburg County. Firefighters also provided EMS coverage for the Leprechaun Loop 8K run and the Passion Pit concert at Davidson College. Those reports and more below, as well as a tally of recent medical calls. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Davidson College, Exit 30 area, Exit 31, Fire calls, Mooresville, River Run