Posted on 09 September 2013.
Posted in Mooresville, Traffic alerts
Posted on 05 September 2013.
The next few weeks in the Lake Norman area will bring a flurry of road races and a triathlon, many with a charitable focus. This Saturday, Sept. 7, features the Andrew Lovedale 5K at Davidson College, benefitting the Access to Success (A2S) Foundation, while Sunday, Sept. 8, is the Lake Davidson Sprint Triathlon, starting and finishing at Ingersoll Rand in Davidson. Two weeks out, on Sept. 14, Summit Coffee’s Twilight Racing Series in downtown Davidson continues with the Schoolhouse Rock & Run, a fundraiser for E2D – Eliminate the Digital Divide. And coming up Sept. 21, it’s the Davidson Lands Conservancy’s Run for Green Half Marathon, 10K and 5K. See more in SPORTS»
Posted in Cornelius, Cycling, Davidson College, Fund-raisers, Huntersville, Mooresville, Sports
Posted on 30 August 2013.
Posted in Huntersville, Traffic alerts
Posted on 29 August 2013.
Posted in Cycling, Police Blotter, Sports
Posted on 27 August 2013.
Kids crossed Davidson-Concord Road at Robert Walker Drive last week, using the new flags. (Brenda Barger/DavidsonNews.net)
Concerns about pedestrian safety and a couple of bad accidents in recent years have prompted Davidson officials to expand the number of crosswalks around town with a new safety measure: pedestrian flags.
If you’re crossing the street, you pluck one of the bright orange flags out of its holder, and wave it to get the attention of speeding drivers. By state law, motorists are supposed to stop for pedestrians in a crosswalk, but sometimes they need a little reminder. Wave the flag.
A half-dozen crossings now have the flags. The first were installed at Griffith and Watson streets last January, in a pilot project organized by students at Community School of Davidson. Read the full story
Posted in Beaty-Watson-Armour area, Bradford, Davidson College, Downtown & old Davidson, East Davidson, Life in Davidson, Public safety, River Run, Schools, Town Hall, Traffic alerts