Posted on 18 January 2013.
DavidsonNews.net and CorneliusNews.net are taking our own pulse again. It’s a been a few years since we’ve surveyed our readers, and we could use some fresh information about who you are, how you use the sites, and what you like and don’t like.
We’ll use this information to improve our pages, and to continue to develop this as a sustainable business. Thank you in advance for taking the time; your feedback is important.
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Posted in Business, Letter from the Editor
Posted on 10 January 2013.
The Warehouse Performing Arts Center in Cornelius is making a name for itself with innovative theatrical events of a brand not usually seen on other area stages – one-man shows, dark dramas and comedies, student plays and works by local playwrights. This weekend, Marla Brown and company are at it again, hosting a three-night live radio play of the detective classic “The Maltese Falcon” and a multigenerational literary reading on Sunday. Read my full note on CorneliusNews.net.
Posted in Calendar, Cornelius, Letter from the Editor
Posted on 12 October 2012.
The Davidson Think Tank, a group of local residents that explores local issues through video and events, takes a look this week at the role of this website in the community. Paul Studtmann, a Davidson College professor and Davidson Think Tank member, interviewed David Boraks, the founder and editor of Davidson News LLC. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Cornelius, Huntersville, Letter from the Editor, Life in Davidson, Mooresville, Video
Posted on 13 September 2012.
Longtime readers may know this, but if you’re relatively new to our websites you may not: We’re among a relatively small, but growing roster of independently owned community news websites that are transforming the way communities get and share information. And this week, I’m in Chicago for the 3rd annual Block by Block Community News Summit, this year on the theme “from surviving to thriving.” Read the full story
Posted in Business, Davidson and the World, Letter from the Editor
Posted on 11 September 2012.
It’s National Suicide Prevention Week and recent events again have our community focused on this painful but important issue. From where I sit, it’s clear we’re taking at least one important step: We’re talking about it.
Last Friday afternoon I was among more than two dozen people discussing the issue in a meeting at Davidson Town Hall. It included community leaders, mental health professionals, educators, clergy, students and parents – all concerned about a string of suicides at in recent years among local high school students – the most recent a 16-year-old W.A. Hough High School student two weeks ago. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Huntersville, kids, Letter from the Editor, Mooresville
Posted on 26 August 2012.
A freshman finds his group at Duke Family Performance Hall Saturday with help from orientation walk leaders Cristina Shaul (center) and Davidson town commissioner Laurie Venzon (right). (Bill Giduz photo)
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
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Posted in Business, Cornelius, Davidson College, Downtown & old Davidson, Letter from the Editor, Mooresville, Photo of the Day, Photos, Public art, public spaces
Posted on 03 August 2012.
Leigh-Ann Mueller collected her bike at Matthews Police Department Sunday, thanks to the help of an anonymous fellow cyclist who helped nab the man trying to sell it on Craigslist.
Davidson triathlete Leigh-Ann Mueller is grateful for community this week, both where she lives and the community of area cyclists, which helped her get back a racing bike stolen from her home last week. The bicycle’s return is a great story with an anonymous hero, a supporting role for DavidsonNews.net, and a lesson. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Cornelius, Cycling, Huntersville, Letter from the Editor, Mooresville, Photos, Police Blotter, Public safety
Posted on 09 July 2012.
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Posted in Letter from the Editor