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 02 August 2012.
Police are investigating several thefts this week, including one in which a thief took a $2,100 competition bicycle from a garage in the St. Alban’s neighborhood and another involving $9,400 of jewelry stolen from a residence on Jib Court. A mother reported being assaulted by her 17-year-old son, and an unidentified driver of a 1998 Honda Accord drove over the River Run Golf Course, damaging the course and crashing into a tree. Details on these incidents and 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, Cornelius, Downtown & old Davidson, Exit 30 area, Mooresville, Police Blotter, St. Alban's neighborhood, Summer's Walk, West side
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 13 July 2012.
Carolinas HealthCare System presented new drawings of what the proposed mental health hospital off NC 73 will look like. Download a copy of the presentation below.
By DAVID BORAKS
Carolinas HealthCare System showed detailed plans for its proposed $36 million behavioral health hospital off N.C. 73 and the town manager presented new data on the project’s economic impact at a forum Thursday night. But opponents said afterward they’re still prepared to sue to stop the project if the town doesn’t halt it and give residents a chance to appeal. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Cabarrus County, Concord, Cornelius, East Davidson, Health & Fitness, Huntersville, Living with Growth, Mooresville, Nonprofit news, Planning & Development, River Run, Summer's Walk
Posted on 04 July 2012.
Firefighters stayed busy with malfunctioning and overheating appliances this week, including an air-conditioning unit whose motor burned out and a washing machine that leaked into a residence’s fire alarm system. PSNC Energy workers were called after construction personnel ruptured a 3/4-inch natural gas line on the Davidson College campus, and a light pole near the Chambers Building ignited the surrounding vegetation after it became too hot. Duke Energy technicians responded to inspect the light pole, which also caught fire. Details on these stories and more (along with a tally of the week’s medical calls) may be found below. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Davidson College, Exit 31, Fire calls, Summer's Walk
Posted on 27 June 2012.
A community meeting to discuss Carolinas HealthCare System’s plans for a behavioral health hospital on N.C. in Davidson is scheduled Thursday, July 12, 6:30-8 p.m., at Davidson United Methodist Church chapel in downtown Davidson. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Calendar, Cornelius, East Davidson, Huntersville, Mooresville, Planning & Development, River Run, Summer's Walk, Town Hall
Posted on 22 June 2012.
By DAVID BORAKS
CORNELIUS – State officials have given Carolinas HealthCare System the go-ahead to build a $36 million behavioral health hospital at a site off N.C. 73 in Davidson, instead of a previously approved location on NC 115 in Huntersville. Meanwhile, a consultant for the Town of Davidson said Friday that although the non-profit hospital won’t create new property tax revenue, the project will bring millions of dollars in economic benefits through jobs and spending, and it could spark growth along the N.C. 73 corridor.
Community meeting on hospital rescheduled, again. See below. Read the full story
Posted in Audio news reports, Business, Cornelius, East Davidson, Huntersville, Mooresville, Nonprofit news, Planning & Development, River Run, Summer's Walk