Posted on 05 June 2013.
Cannon School broke ground on its new auditorium and performing arts center on June 4. Shown from left to right, Earl Beaver, Cannon’s director of facility operations, Kim Burton, Cannon’s campaign chair, Sean DeLapp, vice president of WGM Design, Inc., Belinda Armstrong, Cannon’s director of visual arts and dance, Rob Burlington, Cannon’s director of music arts, William Monroe, president of WGM Design, Inc., Andy Macdonald, Cannon’s director of theater arts, Matt Gossage, Cannon’s head of school, J.D. Phillips, Cannon trustee, Clay Lindsay, president of Summit Developers, Inc. and Todd Hartung, Cannon’s director of advancement.
CONCORD – More than 300 students, teachers and friends of Cannon School attended the groundbreaking celebration for the school’s new auditorium and performing arts center on Tueaday, June 4. The private school off Poplar Tent Road is in the midst of a planned $7 million Building Bright Futures Campaign, which will add arts, athletic and Middle School facilities for the school’s 925 junior kindergarten through 12th grade students.
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Posted on 09 May 2013.
Charlotte area police officers started their Bike to DC in Charlotte Thursday morning. (Cindy Mills photo)
Officer Melvin Waller just before pedaling off on the Ride to DC. That’s Kaybri, the daughter of fellow Davidson officer Paul Lowry, with him. (Paul Lowry photo)
Davidson Police Officer Melvin Waller climbed onto his bike in Charlotte Thursday at 9am and began pedaling the first of what will be a 500-mile ride to Washington, DC, over the next few days. Waller and about 85 other officers from around the area are taking part in their annual Bike to DC, which honors fallen police officers.
Waller has dedicated his ride to officers including Mark Allen Swaney, a Davidson officer who died on Christmas Day 1997 in an exchange of gunfire that also killed a suspect on Davidson’s West Side.
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