Posted on 23 April 2013.
The town has renovated the old pump house off South Street near the entrance to the greenway as Parks & Rec offices. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
Renovations are finished on the old pump station at the end of South Street, where the Davidson Parks & Recreation Department will move next week. The brick building, at 715 South St., is next to Davidson Elementary School and near the entrances to the Kincaid Greenway. Read the full story
Posted in Downtown & old Davidson, public spaces, Town Hall
Posted on 05 April 2013.
Registration is now open for 2013 summer camps offered by the recreation departments of area towns. We have more information, plus links to their program guides and online registration sites, today in THE GUIDE»
Posted in Cornelius, Huntersville
Posted on 07 February 2013.
The cemetery on North Main Street figures into the tale of the Murder on South Street.
Davidson Historical Society will offer a lecture called “Murder on South Street” this Sunday, Feb. 10, at 3pm, at Summit Coffee in downtown Davidson.
Co-hosted with Davidson Parks & Recreation, it’s the story of the 1914 murder that shocked Mecklenburg County. Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Davidson history, Downtown & old Davidson
Posted on 08 January 2013.
The town will replace the Roosevelt Wilson Park bridge along Griffith Street. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net file photo)
The town of Davidson soon will begin replacing the aging pedestrian walkway along Griffith Street at Roosevelt Wilson Park in a $76,000 project paid for through a combination of town funds and a grant from the charitable foundation of Mooresville-based Lowe’s Corp.
The town announced Tuesday that Lowe’s Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation has provide a grant of $25,000 to help pay for the bridge. The town also has $51,000 for the project in its 2012-2013 budget. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Exit 30 area, public spaces, Public works, Town Hall, West side
Posted on 11 December 2012.
The Town Board gave the go-ahead Tuesday to renovate the old pumping station at the start of the Kincaid Greenway for use as Parks & Rec offices. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
Updated Wed., 7:50am
The town of Davidson could begin work soon to renovate the old pumping station at the end of South Street for Parks & Recreation offices. At their meeting Monday night, commissioners authorized the town staff to move ahead with the $250,000 project, which would relocate the Park & Rec offices from Armour Street.
Also at Tuesday’s meeting, the board approved a five-year Capital Improvement Plan that provides road map for spending on major projects over the next five years. The vote came after a discussion about funding for lighting repairs and new lighting at McEver Fields off South Street. Read the full story
Posted in Downtown & old Davidson, Planning & Development, Public safety, Town Hall
Posted on 23 November 2012.
Davidson’s Town Board will continue its discussion of a five-year capital projects budget at its monthly work session Tuesday, Nov. 27. The meeting begins at 6pm, at Davidson Town Hall, 216 S. Main St. Also next week: Meetings of the Planning and Design Review boards. Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Health & Fitness, Planning & Development, Public safety, Town Hall
Posted on 14 November 2012.
Riders and walkers on the West Branch Greenway in 2011. (Rodney Graham photo)
By DAVID BORAKS
The Carolina Thread Trail will celebrate a couple of big milestones this Saturday, Nov. 17 – its fifth anniversary and 100th mile of trail. The Thread, as fans call it, is a planned 15-county, two-state network of trails and natural areas – a massive effort by supporters and local governments throughout the region. Despite those milestones, organizers say there’s lots more to come.
Saturday’s event runs from 10-11 a.m. at the West Branch Greenway, off Shearer Road (directions below). Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Cornelius, Davidson history, Downtown & old Davidson, Environment, Exit 30 area, Huntersville, Mooresville, Planning & Development, public spaces
Posted on 12 November 2012.
After months of discussions about how to re-allocate money in the 2012-13 budget, Davidson’s Town Board on Tuesday will vote whether to spend $223,000 on a “needs list” that includes computer equipment, planning projects, police radios, public works equipment, and renovations at Ada Jenkins Center gym rest rooms. The board also will consider whether to renovate the old pump station at the end of South Street for new Parks & Rec offices. Read the full story
Posted in Calendar, Town Hall