Posted on 11 April 2013.
Carolinas HealthCare System will formally break ground Friday for its planned $36 million behavioral health hospital off N.C. 73 in east Davidson. Site work began in February on hospital, which is expected to create 155 jobs, including physicians and other staff.
Friday’s ceremony is scheduled at 12:30pm at the site, 16740 Davidson-Concord Road (N.C. 73).
Speakers will include: CHS chief executive Michael C. Tarwater, Medical director Dr. Roger Ray, newly hired chief clinical officer Dr. John Santopietro, and Dr. James H. Scully Jr., medical director and CEO of the American Psychiatric Association. Town officials also will attend.
Parking will be provided in Bradford Park, across NC 73, with shuttle buses bringing guests to the site.
Carolinas HealthCare has said it wants to speed construction on the hospital. Officials said this week they hope to complete the project in 2014.
See previous coverage of the hospital and Carolinas HealthCare on DavidsonNews.net.
And check back Friday for an interview with Dr. Roger Ray about the hospital project.
Posted in Business, Calendar, East Davidson, Huntersville, Nonprofit news, Planning & Development, real estate, Summer's Walk
Posted on 09 April 2013.
Here’s an architect’s drawing of the proposed Woodie’s Auto Service off Griffith Street on Davidson Gateway Drive.
By DAVID BORAKS
Davidson Commissioners voted 3-2 on Tuesday to allow construction of an auto repair shop off Griffith Street near the Harris Teeter, even though the design does not technically meet the area’s zoning, which requires commercial buildings to have two functioning stories.
Woodies Auto Service is proposed for Davidson Gateway Drive, at Peninsula Drive, near the Harris Teeter and Community School of Davidson.
The board granted the exception to Charlotte-based Woodie’s Auto Service, which plans a 12,000-square foot, 14-bay garage and office building at Davidson Gateway and Peninsula Drives, near the Community School of Davidson.
Woodie’s Auto is a family-owned group of repair shops in the Charlotte area, founded in 1962 by Ernest Woodie. Under his sons Brad and Mike Woodie, the company has grown to a network of shops around Charlotte. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Exit 30 area, Living with Growth, Planning & Development, real estate, Town Hall