Posted on 22 June 2012.
Summer afternoon at McEver Field (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net file photo)
By IAN NELSON
When I was 13, Mike Mittelman made me feel like a major league ball player. On those summer evenings in Davidson, I would bend over out of habit to gather a handful of dirt, and as I started to rub the sandy earth between my bare hands, Mr. Mittelman would announce to the thick summer night from his press box perch above McEver Field, “Number 7, Ian Nelson.” Right foot dug into the batter’s box, left foot poised outside the chalked line, I would look down the third base line at Coach Case. A touch to the brim of his hat, then to his left forearm, and finally a swipe across his chest: OK, hit away. And we would, we would hit and field and slump and rally and try to escape from the relentless march towards growing up. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Davidson history, Downtown & old Davidson, Huntersville, Life in Davidson, public spaces, Sports
Posted on 20 June 2012.
The property is off I-77 Exit 30, behind Homewood Suites. Click to enlarge.
Updated 4:23 p.m.
MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc., a New York-based distributor of metalworking and industrial supplies, announced Wednesday it plans to co-locate its corporate headquarters in Davidson, creating as many as 400 jobs over the next five years.
The company picked Davidson over sites in South Carolina, Kentucky and Charlotte. MSC plans to buy 14.7 acres off I-77 Exit 30 that long has been planned for a corporate office development.
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Posted in Business, Cornelius, Exit 30 area, Huntersville, Mooresville, Planning & Development, Town Hall