Posted on 24 September 2012.
The new Davidson College Store on Main Street in Davidson holds its grand opening with refreshments, prizes and discounts Tuesday. ReadDavidson’s second event its Monday night when Alice Glines speaks about the MURDOCK Study and how it relates to the book “State of Wonder.” The Davidson Town Board’s monthly work session is Tuesday. Meanwhile, with a month to go until Halloween, Davidson United Methodist Church opens its annual Pumpkin Patch for Missions on Thursday. “The Smell of the Kill” returns this weekend to Warehouse Performing Arts Center in Cornelius, and the Amazing Maize Maze continues at Rural Hill in Huntersville. Summit Coffee, Campania and Flatiron Kitchen all have live music this week. And Birkdale Village in Huntersville hosts a hospice fundraiser, “Taste of Birkdale with a Twist of Fashion” on Saturday. See our This Week calendar in THE GUIDE»
Posted in Calendar, Theater
Posted on 20 September 2012.
Workers for Heard Ratzlaff/HR Construction placed beams on Thursday with the help of a heavy crane. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
Steelwork has begun rising on Mooney’s Corner, a four-story office building at 212 S. Main St. in downtown Davidson, next to Town Hall. This week, a crane has been lifting beams into place on the building, while workers bolt them together.
Developer Brad Remmey plans a $2.7 million, 4-story building on the site, which would become the new home of J.J. Wade and Associates. Wade is currently in a historic building next door. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Downtown & old Davidson, Photo of the Day, Planning & Development
Posted on 19 September 2012.
Davidson College store, in the former BB&T building at Main and Depot streets in downtown Davidson.
The new Davidson College Store is now open in the former BB&T building at 137 N. Main St. and plans a grand opening ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 25 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Davidson President Carol Quillen will cut a ribbon, along with Mayor John Woods and local merchants and the Davidson Wildcat mascot.
The public is invited to the event, which will include refreshments, door prizes, and merchandise sales. Prize drawings will give away merchandise from Nike and local merchants, Davidson logo gear will be 25 percent off all day, with a limit of one item per customer. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Cornelius, Davidson College, Downtown & old Davidson, Huntersville, Mooresville
Posted on 17 September 2012.
At least seven residents in a half-dozen block area around downtown Davidson reported automobile break-ins Monday, including one in which the thief or thieves stole a car. Police were investigating reports of break-ins on Hillside Drive, South Street and off Walnut and Spring streets. Read the full story
Posted in Downtown & old Davidson, Police Blotter
Posted on 16 September 2012.
Rain got in the way of Sunday night’s final 2012 Concert on the Green featuring the Davidson College Symphony. Organizers called off the concert early Sunday afternoon amid the likelihood of showers and thunderstorms all afternoon and into the evening. Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Davidson College
Posted on 14 September 2012.
The Town of Davidson will be resurfacing a half-dozen streets and one downtown parking lot over the next six weeks, with work beginning Monday, Sept. 17.
The streets are: Read the full story
Posted in Business, Downtown & old Davidson, Exit 30 area, Traffic alerts, West side
Posted on 13 September 2012.
Saturday’s festival includes the DavidsonNews.net-CorneliusNews.net Dash4Cache. Participants in a July Dash4Cache in Cornelius check their progress. Click to learn more at Dash4Cache.org
The Davidson Lands Conservancy’s annual Green Day Festival and Run for Green road races are scheduled in downtown Davidson this Saturday, Sept. 15, featuring running, live entertainment, a hawk release, and green exhibitors. This year’s festival also includes a new event: the DavidsonNews.net-CorneliusNews.net Dash4Cache, where teams navigate using a special smartphone app. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Calendar, Concord, Cornelius, Fund-raisers, Huntersville, Mooresville
Posted on 12 September 2012.
Artist Dave Merck works on the Davidson Farmer’s Market mural on the side of Summit Coffee in the afternoon light on Tuesday, Sept. 11. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
That Davidson Farmer’s Market mural is emerging from the bricks on the south side of Summit Coffee, 128 S. Main St., in downtown Davidson. Artist Dave Merck is out there most days working on the market-themed wall painting, which will show a bicycle in front of a farmer’s market tent surrounded by produce, flowers and musical instruments. He’ll be out there again during Saturday’s market, from 8 a.m. to noon. Read the full story
Posted in Arts, Downtown & old Davidson, Nonprofit news, Photo of the Day, public spaces