Posted on 10 June 2013.
Anthony Foxx ’93 and David Sprinkle ’93 stopped for a photo with alumni commendations they received Saturday night at their Davidson College reunion. (Jordan Luebkemann/DavidsonNews.net)
Saturday was an all day festival in downtown Davidson, our town at its best. There were fundraisers, the weekly Davidson Farmer’s Market and even a business ribbon cutting thrown in. And the place was crawling with Davidson College alumni back in town for reunions. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Calendar, Davidson College, Life in Davidson, Sports
Posted on 06 June 2013.
By BETSY FLAGLER
If I had been dead-set on attending a recent 8:30 church service at Davidson College Presbyterian Church, I would have missed out on miraculous tales told by my little neighbors.
Jack Faubert and his sister Lucy had acquired two crawfish — they really are called “crawlfishies” because they can crawl, don’t you see? A demonstration begins. Read the full story
Posted in Church news, Davidson College, Downtown & old Davidson, kids, Life in Davidson
Posted on 05 May 2013.
Sybil Donaldson gets ready to serve a turkey leg at the Davidson Presbyterian Church tent. More photos below. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
Town Day in downtown Davidson Saturday felt a lot like the Town Days of old, with perhaps a few features you wouldn’t have found in festivals past.
There was plenty of the familiar. Boy Scout Troop 58′s rope bridge challenge another cohort of youngsters. Davidson Presbyterian Church served lunch as always from its massive portable grill. There were games – from ring toss to corn hole – and the “Cake Walk,” a musical contest with cakes and cupcakes for prizes. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Downtown & old Davidson, Health & Fitness, Life in Davidson, Photo of the Day
Posted on 15 March 2013.
Lee Arnold was playing Irish music for tips outside Summit on Friday. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
There’s a real St. Patrick’s Day feeling around town this weekend, with the Leprechaun Loop road race Saturday night, Irish Dancers coming to Restaurant X Saturday night. On Friday, fiddler Lee Arnold of Charlotte was playing a few Irish tunes out in front of Summit Coffee – as he does every year at this time. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Calendar, Life in Davidson, Photo of the Day
Posted on 16 February 2013.
Fans sported Dick Cooke-style mustaches on opening night Friday. (Eileen O’Flaherty photo)
Friday’s home baseball opener at Davidson College included a big night on the field, including a 7-5 victory over George Washington and a grand slam by Forrest Brandt, as well as fun in the stands: a tribute to Wildcats’ Coach Dick Cooke as fans wore fake mustaches like the one he wears naturally.
Coach Cooke was seriously injured in a car accident in September. He still needs a crutch to get around, Read the full story
Posted in Davidson College, Life in Davidson, Photo of the Day, Scoreboard
Posted on 08 February 2013.
A diverse array of Spring courses has been unveiled for DavidsonLearns spring semester, beginning in March, with topics ranging from the CIA to global economics, hometown history, and “The World in 6 Glasses.” Read the full story
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Posted on 04 February 2013.
Fireworks on the Chambers lawn followed the festival. See a photo gallery below. (Gayle Shomer/DavidsonNews.net)
By LINCOLN DAVIDSON
More than 200 Davidson residents and college students gathered at the Davidson College Alvarez College Union Saturday night for food, traditional dancing and fireworks, marking the impending arrival of the new lunar year – the Year of the Snake.
It was the ninth straight year for the festival organized by the college’s Asian Cultural Awareness Association (ACAA). Joining ACAA in organizing most of the festivities this year was the college’s newly formed China Club. Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Davidson and the World, Davidson College, Downtown & old Davidson, Huntersville, Life in Davidson, Mooresville, Photo of the Day
Posted on 21 January 2013.
The town’s long, reluctant farewell to retiring police Sgt. Scott Misenheimer will wrap up this weekend with a community reception Sunday afternoon at the Ada Jenkins Center. Residents will gather to share stories and wish the longtime officer farewell as he retires after 30 years as a police officer, and 24 in Davidson.
The reception is scheduled Sunday, Jan. 27, from 2 to 5pm at the Ada Jenkins Center, 212 Gamble St. in Davidson. Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Downtown & old Davidson, Life in Davidson, Public safety, Senior news