Posted on 12 September 2012.
Posted on 11 September 2012.
Updated Wednesday, 11:24 a.m.
Davidson’s Town Board on Tuesday agreed to allow Piedmont Natural Gas to run a gas pipeline through Fisher Farm, off Shearers Road in northeast Davidson. And planning manager Ben McCrary presented the board with a request for money to complete a $2.5 million road connection and improvements in the Potts-Sloan-Beaty corridor on Davidson’s West Side. Read the full story
Posted on 09 September 2012.
By DAVID BORAKS
MOORESVILLE – Longtime members and friends of Davidson Presbyterian Church gathered at the Charles Mack Citizens Center Saturday night for food, fashion, comedy and fellowship at a Fall Ball that was part of the church’s $1 million capital campaign to help raise money for a new sanctuary.
The 120 or so guests came from Mooresville, Davidson, Cornelius and Charlotte, among other places, to dine on fried or baked chicken, deviled eggs, crudites, and pasta salad accompanied by lemonade and sweet tea. Read the full story
Posted on 05 September 2012.
Massachusetts artist Lydia Musco was directing coworkers Wednesday as they delivered shipping crates holding three book-inspired sculptures that will become the centerpieces of downtown Davidson’s newest public art project. The new “Book Garden” is being constructed off Main Street, between the Davidson public library branch and the CVS pharmacy. Read the full story
Posted on 29 August 2012.
Davidson’s Town Board on Tuesday began work on a new Capital Improvement Plan – a wish list of proposed town projects, ranging from a badly needed $3 million fire station in east Davidson to street and sidewalk improvements. At their monthly work session, commissioners also approved refinancing $1.6 million in debt, and they looked askance at their counterparts in Cornelius, who rejected joining a regional planning initiative called CONNECT earlier this month. Read the full story
Posted on 26 August 2012.
People on and off the Davidson College campus often talk about the “Davidson bubble” – that imagined barrier that keeps many students from venturing off campus. Every year, freshman orientation planners try to break down that wall by matching community members with new students for a 5K tour through town. About 500 incoming frosh made this year’s trek on Saturday, Aug. 24, to learn about the town and how can get involved in town affairs.
BELOW: A review of changes this summer on and off campus
Posted on 23 August 2012.
Updated Friday, 10:39 a.m.
Davidson officials are preparing to extend 2-hour parking limits to new areas of downtown, with enforcement to begin in a couple of weeks. Meanwhile, the Town Board will hold its monthly work session Tuesday night, Aug. 28, with an agenda that includes a public hearing and vote on refinancing some town loans. Read the full story
Posted on 14 August 2012.
By DAVID BORAKS
With new town rules in place and an approved design in hand, local artist David Merck will begin work soon on a mural commissioned by Davidson Farmer’s Market on the side of the Summit Coffee building in downtown Davidson.
The colorful painting shows a bicycle in front of a farmer’s market tent surrounded by produce, flowers and musical instruments. Mr. Merck will paint on the street end of Summit’s south-facing wall, at 128 S. Main St., beginning the first week of September. Read the full story