Posted on 21 May 2013.
Davidson Lands Conservancy officials and members of the Runnymede Homeowners Association board gathered in the Runnymede Woods east of Davidson on May 6 to sign an agreement that permanently protects more than 50 acres of woodlands. See more in REAL ESTATE & HOME»
Posted in Cabarrus County, East Davidson, Environment, Nonprofit news, Photo of the Day, public spaces, Top stories
Posted on 06 May 2013.
Updated May 15, 2013
Davidson’s Main Street recently gained more attention for the great place that it is: The North Carolina Chapter of the American Planning Association picked downtown as a “Great Main Street” in its second annual “Great Places in North Carolina” initiative.
Town officials say they’ll celebrate with a ceremony before the May 19 Concert on the Green. That begins at 6pm on the Village Green, featuring the band Rough Draft.
See the full story in REAL ESTATE & HOME»
Get details on the Concert on the Green in our Events Calendar, in THE GUIDE»
Posted in Downtown & old Davidson, Planning & Development, public spaces, Town Hall
Posted on 23 April 2013.
The town has renovated the old pump house off South Street near the entrance to the greenway as Parks & Rec offices. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
Renovations are finished on the old pump station at the end of South Street, where the Davidson Parks & Recreation Department will move next week. The brick building, at 715 South St., is next to Davidson Elementary School and near the entrances to the Kincaid Greenway. Read the full story
Posted in Downtown & old Davidson, public spaces, Town Hall
Posted on 11 April 2013.
The event will include canoeing, paddleboarding, kayaking, storytelling and other activities.
Have you explored the Lake Davidson Nature Preserve on the shores of Lake Davidson? This little known corner of town is emerging as one of the area’s newest recreation sites. On Saturday, April 13, the Davidson Lands Conservancy and other groups are organizing PaddleFest – a day of activities to celebrate Lake Davidson and its possibilities.
Meanwhile, the lands conservancy and its partners also have organized a stargazing party on Friday night at Fisher Farm Park, in northeast Davidson. Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Environment, Exit 30 area, Lake Davidson, Nonprofit news, public spaces
Posted on 21 March 2013.
Davidson’s Town Board has proclaimed Friday, March 22, as Arbor Day in Davidson, and to mark the occasion, the town will plant trees. The town has created a memorial garden at Roosevelt Wilson Park, off Griffith Street, where a ceremony is planned Friday morning. Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Environment, public spaces, Town Hall, West side
Posted on 16 February 2013.
Davidson Farmer’s Market vendors, volunteers and shoppers dedicated this tree Saturday in honor of market co-founder Carol Mayes. (Hans Diessel/DavidsonNews.net)
Davidson Farmers Market vendors, volunteers and customers gathered around a newly planted tree at the market Saturday morning to remember market co-founder Carol Mayes, who died one year ago.
The ceremony, just before market opened, dedicated the tree, which the Town of Davidson planted in her honor. Read the full story
Posted in Downtown & old Davidson, Life in Davidson, local food, Nonprofit news, public spaces, Town Hall
Posted on 08 January 2013.
The town will replace the Roosevelt Wilson Park bridge along Griffith Street. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net file photo)
The town of Davidson soon will begin replacing the aging pedestrian walkway along Griffith Street at Roosevelt Wilson Park in a $76,000 project paid for through a combination of town funds and a grant from the charitable foundation of Mooresville-based Lowe’s Corp.
The town announced Tuesday that Lowe’s Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation has provide a grant of $25,000 to help pay for the bridge. The town also has $51,000 for the project in its 2012-2013 budget. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Exit 30 area, public spaces, Public works, Town Hall, West side
Posted on 14 November 2012.
Riders and walkers on the West Branch Greenway in 2011. (Rodney Graham photo)
By DAVID BORAKS
The Carolina Thread Trail will celebrate a couple of big milestones this Saturday, Nov. 17 – its fifth anniversary and 100th mile of trail. The Thread, as fans call it, is a planned 15-county, two-state network of trails and natural areas – a massive effort by supporters and local governments throughout the region. Despite those milestones, organizers say there’s lots more to come.
Saturday’s event runs from 10-11 a.m. at the West Branch Greenway, off Shearer Road (directions below). Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Cornelius, Davidson history, Downtown & old Davidson, Environment, Exit 30 area, Huntersville, Mooresville, Planning & Development, public spaces