Posted on 14 May 2013.
Crossing Main Street. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
More than 750 people responded to the Town of Davidson’s recent online survey seeking feedback on conditions for biking and walking in town. Davidson officials say those responses are part of the mix as consultants and officials drafted the proposed Pedestrian Master Plan, which will be presented at a joint meeting of the Davidson Planning Board and Davidson Livability Board Tuesday, May 21. Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Downtown & old Davidson, Exit 30 area, Neighborhoods, Public safety, South Main Street, Transportation
Posted on 14 May 2013.
By ANDREW WILKINS
Davidson police this week issued a reminder about email scams and hoaxes after “a couple of residents” received emails they deemed suspicious, according to a town spokeswoman. Meanwhile, police handed out 21 speeding tickets on Griffith Street during the week of May 6 – 12. And two minor vehicle accidents, both involving tight turns while hauling trailers, occurred along Main Street.
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Posted in Bradford, Downtown & old Davidson, Exit 30 area, Police Blotter, South Main Street
Posted on 03 May 2013.
Davidson Beverage Co. in South Main Square in Davidson is celebrating its first anniversary this week by planning for a move. The specialty beer store and tasting room plans to move at mid-month into more visible space facing South Main Street. The move was made possible by last week’s closing of Legacy Supply Co. See the full story in FOOD & DINING»
Posted in Business, food, Small business spotlight, South Main Street
Posted on 26 April 2013.
A worker drives over the completed Piedmont Natural Gas pipeline Friday evening. We talked to the driver, who said workers were blowing off gas from the new pipeline. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
A loud roaring noise, which some residents described as sounding like a jet engine, was heard in the Lake Norman area Friday afternoon and evening, followed by the smell of gas from Cornelius to Davidson to Mount Mourne. The odor of gas prompted more than two dozen 911 calls in Davidson and Cornelius between 5 and 8:30pm, as well as calls in the south Iredell area. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Davidson College, Davidson Pointe, Downtown & old Davidson, East Davidson, Fire calls, Mooresville, Public safety, South Main Street, St. Alban's neighborhood
Posted on 27 March 2013.
Police investigated several vandalism cases over the past two weeks, including one in which an unknown suspect shot paint balls at the Fuel Pizza restaurant, damaging one window. Distracted driving accounted for at least two rear-end collisions on local roads, and two drivers had to be recalled to accident scenes after they left before police arrived. Deer also continue to be a problem for motorists. Meanwhile, a statewide “No Need 2 Speed” campaign started this week and Huntersville police announced an arrest in a statutory rape case. Details on these stories and more (along with a tally of recent arrests, citations, and traffic enforcement) may be found below. Read the full story
Posted in Huntersville, Police Blotter, River Run, South Main Street
Posted on 17 March 2013.
Firefighters responded to a number of smoke scares last week, including one in which smoke from an oven set to “clean” mode triggered a smoke detector but failed to start a fire. A malfunctioning HVAC unit caused an odor of an electrical fire inside of a residence on Poetry Lane, and an odor of natural gas from a stove that failed to ignite prompted an emergency response, as well. Medical calls and false alarms rounded out the remaining incidents, details of which may be found below. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Davidson College, Fire calls, River Run, South Main Street
Posted on 12 March 2013.
Police investigated a case of trespassing at Archer’s Towing this week, as well as one report of a missing person. The missing gentleman was located soon after the report was filed. See below for details on these incidents and a tally of the week’s arrests, citations, and traffic enforcement. Read the full story
Posted in Police Blotter, South Main Street
Posted on 19 February 2013.
The Business Center at South Main Square and MI-Connection Communications System will hold an open house Tuesday afternoon to show off its new public videoconferencing system. The open house runs from 4:30 to 6pm at the center, 442 St. Main St., Davidson. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Cable TV, South Main Street