Posted on 19 May 2011.
Visitors played cards at the North Mecklenburg Senior Center Wednesday. From left Phyllis Santagata, Donna Arnold, Larry Arnold, center director Joanne Ahern, Ann Thompson, and Sophia Zeisner (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
By DAVID BORAKS
CORNELIUS – North Mecklenburg Senior Center could close this summer unless officials can find a new, more affordable site to replace The River Church in Cornelius, the center’s home since its founding in September 2007.
The center is one of four operated by Charlotte Mecklenburg Senior Centers Inc. Officials and board members have been scouting for vacant retail or community spaces for the past six months, without luck. So they’re appealing to the community for ideas. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Huntersville, Mecklenburg County, Senior news
Posted on 08 May 2011.
Volunteers pulled off a tarp to unveil the new patio. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
By DAVID BORAKS
In what Davidson Mayor John Woods called a “very special moment to celebrate the heart and soul of Davidson,” a new patio was dedicated in front of the Davidson public library at the start of Town Day Saturday morning. The new space includes more than 1,000 bricks engraved with names or messages of hundreds people and organizations who donated money to help keep the library open this year amid a county budget crisis.
As Mayor Woods spoke, a brown tarpaulin covered the brick-and-cement patio, which was installed last week, just in time for the celebration. After the mayor’s brief speech, a half-dozen volunteers slid the tarp off the bricks, and a swarm of citizens poured into the new space to look for their bricks. Read the full story
Posted in Beyond Davidson, Cornelius, County budget, Davidson College, Downtown & old Davidson, Huntersville, Mooresville, Public works, Town Hall