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Meet author Walter Bennett April 1 at Cornelius Library

Walter H. Bennett

Walter H. Bennett

literary news bugWalter Bennett, a former civil rights attorney, judge and law professor, will discuss his new novel, “Leaving Tuscaloosa” set in the Deep South in 1962, on Tuesday, April 1, at 10:30am at the Cornelius Library, 21105 Catawba Ave.

A Q&A with the author will follow, and copies of the book will be on sale. Refreshments served. Free and open to the public. No registration necessary. Read the full story


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eBooks workshop, meetings, siren test, farm market

Davidson Farmer's Market

Winter market this Saturday.

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Want to learn how to borrow eBooks from Charlotte Mecklenburg Library? Free seminars this week at the Cornelius and Davidson branches will help you load up your  iPad, Kindle, Nook, or tablet. Other events ahead include a siren test at Duke Energy plants Wednesday, .  Start the New Year off right by staying tuned to our Events Calendar for information on upcoming events across the Lake Norman region. Here are this week’s highlights:
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EveryoneOn 3.21 at libraries promotes digital literacy

Know someone who needs a little help to get online? Charlotte Mecklenburg Library branches will host a day of activities called EveryoneOn 3.21 on Thursday, March 21, as part of a national day to promote digital literacy. Library branches in our area will be open extended hours, with training and other activities. Read the full story


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Huntersville library reopens after renovations

North County Regional Library is now open to the public, and the Temporary Service Outlet at Birkdale Village is closed, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library said Monday. Read the full story


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Election time is approaching … and so’s Halloween!

Maggie Birgel and Brandon Smalls star in "Romeo and Juliet" at Davidson College.

Maggie Birgel and Brandon Smalls star in "Romeo and Juliet" at Davidson College. (Jordan Luebkemann photo)


The election season is fast approaching, and a pair of candidate forums are being held in Davidson this week. On Tuesday night, St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Davidson – with sponsorship from DavidsonNews.net – will host a forum for this week buttoncandidates for the Davidson Town Board and mayor, while on Sunday at Davidson College, Davidson mayoral candidates John Woods and Vince Winegardner will face off in a Q&A session and roundtable.

And while we’re talking about politics, the Cornelius Town Board of Commissioners will also hold its monthly meeting on Monday night, and the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners meet Tuesday night in Charlotte. The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library system will celebrate Teen Read Week this week, with the three area branches all Read the full story


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A road trip on the North Meck Village Rider

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Village Rider sign on Main Street. (Emma Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)

We’ve seen Charlotte Area Transit System’s Village Rider buses pass by on Main Street countless times, but realized we had no idea where the North Meck Village Rider actually went. So this week, we ventured a bit farther out of the area, riding almost the entire loop of the No. 97 Village Rider, and making a stop at the North County Regional Library on the way.

We stood in the heat outside Town Hall, waiting next to a bus stop sign and wondering when the bus would get there. Every time we heard a loud car going past, we looked up, hoping it was the bus, but it never was. The way the bus schedule works, we knew that it had to come between certain times, but not exactly when. So we stood there speculating about what we’d do if the bus didn’t come, and what passing drivers must think we were doing. Read the full story


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Movie showtimes

Our Town Cinemas, 227 Griffith St., Sadler Square, Davidson. Box office opens daily 1 p.m. Advance tickets and reservations: 704-237-3238 NOTE: Parentheses indicate matinee prices.



Dec 12-Dec 18

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, (PG) - Thu: 7:00PM
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, (PG-13) - Tue: 7:00PM; Wed & Thu: (12:45), (4:00), 7:15
The Hobbit Marathon, (PG-13) - Mon: 12:00PM
Exodus: Gods and Kings, (PG-13) - Fri - Thu: (12:55), (4:10), 7:25
Horrible Bosses 2, (R) - Fri & Sat: (1:40), (4:20), 7:20, 9:55; Sun: (1:40), (4:20), 7:20; Tue: 1:40), (4:20)
Penguins of Madagascar, (PG) - Fri & Sat: (1:30), (4:05), 7:05, 9:20; Sun - Wed: (1:30), (4:05), 7:05; Thu: (1:30), (4:05)
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, (PG-13) - Fri & Sat: (1:15), (4:00), 7:00, 10:00; Sun - Wed: (1:15), (4:00), 7:00; Thu: (1:15), (4:00)

Dec 19-Dec 25

Into the Woods, (PG) - Thu: (4:10), 7:15, 10:05
Unbroken, (PG-13) - Thu: (4:00), 7:05, 10:05
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, (PG) - Fri & Sat: (11:00 AM), (1:30), (4:15), 7:00, 9:30; Sun: (1:30), (4:15), 7:00; Mon & Tue: (11:00 AM), (1:30), (4:15), 7:00; Wed: (11:00 AM), (1:30), (4:15); Thu: (4:15), 7:00, 9:30
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, (PG-13) - Fri & Sat: (12:45), (4:00), 7:15, 9:20; Sun - Tue: (12:45), (4:00), 7:15; Wed: (12:45), (4:00); Thu: (4:00), 7:40
Exodus: Gods and Kings, (PG-13) - Fri - Tue: (12:55), (4:10), 7:25; Wed: (12:55), (4:10)
Penguins of Madagascar, (PG) - Fri: (1:25), (4:05), 7:05; Sat: (11:10 AM), (1:25), (4:05), 7:05; Sun: (1:25), (4:05), 7:05; Mon & Tue: (11:10 AM), (1:25), (4:05), 7:05; Wed: (11:10 AM), (1:25), (4:05)