Posted on 11 May 2012.
A 2011 site plan shows location of the Book Garden (J'Nell Bryson studio)
Town of Davidson announcement
Work will begin soon on a long-awaited public art project that will transform an empty space between the Davidson library side porch and CVS. A groundbreaking for the Main Street Book Garden will be Saturday, May 12, at 10 a.m. at the site. Read the full story
Posted in Public art, Town Hall
Posted on 09 May 2012.
Dr. Roger Ray of Carolinas HealthCare System announces the project, as Davidson Mayor John Woods listens. The announcement came at the Lake Norman Chamber in Cornelius on Wednesday. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
By DAVID BORAKS
Carolinas HealthCare System said Wednesday it will build a $36 million, 66-bed mental health hospital on part of the former Davidson East site, off N.C. 73 east of Davidson, to fill what it says is a need for behavioral health care in the Lake Norman region. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Cornelius, East Davidson, Huntersville, Mooresville, Nonprofit news, Planning & Development, Town Hall
Posted on 04 May 2012.
Downtown Davidson parking locations. Click to download PDF.
Town Day, a 5K road race, the Davidson Farmer’s Market, a college lacrosse tournament and other events are expected to bring crowds to downtown Davidson Saturday morning. Plan ahead to find a parking spot (see your options below). Better yet, walk or bike into town for the morning if you can.
The day’s events begin early, with the Davidson Farmer’s Market next to Town Hall. Farmers and volunteers will be on site by 6:30 setting up, and the market runs from 8 a.m. to noon.
Read the full story
Posted in Downtown & old Davidson, Town Hall, Traffic alerts
Posted on 02 May 2012.
Sure we're a great place. Musicians played on the porch outside The Birdsnest on Main Street on a Saturday morning last summer. (Hans Diessel/DavidsonNews.net)
Well, we all know what a great place Davidson is – even if N.C. Chapter of the American Planning Association got it wrong.
For the past few weeks, citizens around the state have been invited to pick from a short list of finalists for the 2012 Great Places Award, in a contest organized by the state’s professional planners. Main Street Davidson was among the six communities nominated. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Downtown & old Davidson, Life in Davidson, Planning & Development, Town Hall
Posted on 02 May 2012.
Aimee Symington ran the music for Davidson Elementary PTO's cake walk during Town Day 2011. (DavidsonNews.net file photo)
Davidson celebrates its 41st Town Day and the 175th anniversary of the town on Saturday, May 5, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a festival of fun, community service, food from local restaurants, and entertainment on the Village Green. The day starts with an early morning 5K road race, this year to benefit Community School of Davidson. And there’s even a Town Day T-shirt for sale. Town officials are using the day to promote a variety of official programs, from pet licensing to bicycle safety. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Calendar, Downtown & old Davidson, Life in Davidson, Public safety, Town Hall
Posted on 30 April 2012.
The Davidson Police Department will be offering Davidson residents the opportunity to register their dogs, cats and ferrets at the police department booth on Davidson Town Day May 5, 2012 from 10 a.m.– 2 p.m. Residents will need to provide the rabies certificate that has the tag number and the date of rabies inoculation. Any questions please call Cheryl Dellinger at the Police Department 704-892-5131.
Posted in pets, Public safety, Town Hall
Posted on 27 April 2012.
Chart compares the past five quarters of financial results for MI-Connection. The third-quarter of fiscal 2012 (right column) showed improvement in all major areas. (SOURCE: MI-Connection quarterly reports, 2011-12)
By DAVID BORAKS
The MI-Connection Communications System continued its gradual improvement over the past three months, reporting its highest-ever revenues and lower expenses, leading to a record operating income. Meanwhile, the state’s Local Government Commission remains has sent its annual letter expressing concern about MI-Connection’s long-term financial health, but this year’s was shorter, with fewer specific concerns than past years. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Cable TV, Cornelius, Mooresville, Town Hall
Posted on 25 April 2012.
Officials from the N.C. Department of Transportation, Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) and the Red Line Task Force are seeking a meeting, possibly in mid-June, with Norfolk Southern Corp. to discuss the rail company’s misgivings about the proposed Red Line Regional Rail Project north of Charlotte. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Commuter rail line, Cornelius, Downtown & old Davidson, Huntersville, Mooresville, Planning & Development, Town Hall