Reprinted from DavidsonNews.net, Oct. 31, 2014 ©2014 Davidson News LLC – No reproduction without permission A hundred years ago, two of the town’s most prominent citizens were at the center of a murder case that made headlines across the Southeast. Many of the events took place at buildings still standing in town. The victim and … More A century ago, the murder on South Street
Our former online news site, DavidsonNews.net, had a holiday custom: Asking elder residents to share their memories of the holidays from days gone by. In 2010, Around Davidson columnist Brenda Barger and I interviewed two well-known Davidson sisters, Evelyn Carr and Annie Mildred Lowery. As holiday 2018 rolls around, have a listen to this audio … More Davidson Christmas Memories: Annie Mildred Lowry and Evelyn Carr
Patrick Braxton-Andrew’s family describes him as a world traveler, fluent in Spanish, who would rather spend a few days off in Latin America than stay at home. Two weeks ago, the 34-year-old teacher at the private Woodlawn School, near Davidson, flew to Chihuahua, in north central Mexico. On Oct. 28, he went for a walk … More Family waits as search continues for NC Teacher missing in Mexico| WFAE
It looks like Antiquity Woods isn’t happening. Cornelius Today reports that the developer has withdrawn plans for the proposed 99-unit housing development at the Cornelius-Davidson line. Meeting Street Homes had sought permission to build on land just north of the Antiquity covered bridge, not far from Davidson Elementary School. LINKS Nov. 5, 2018, Cornelius Today, … More Antiquity Woods project withdrawn from re-zoning process | Cornelius Today
Police and residents in the Mexican state of Chihuahua are continuing their land-and-air search for a 34-year-old Davidson man who has been missing for a week. … More Where is Patrick? Search for missing teacher continues in central Mexico
Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, was harvest day at Dover Vineyards, off U.S. 29 in Concord, N.C. We stopped by and had a brief chat with winemaker and owner Elizabeth Dover. It was my first visit to the vineyard since 2016, when I watched Dover and her employees planting a new field. I profiled Dover then … More VIDEO: Harvest Day at Dover Vineyards
The Charlotte City Council will vote next month whether to revise or eliminate the city policy on where affordable housing can be built. Officials say the policy is outdated, and conflicts with the council’s goal of adding more affordable units. Residents are being asked to comment at meetings beginning this week.
As the Town of Davidson has grown, so have the police and fire departments and the rest of the town staff. That’s putting a squeeze on space at Town Hall. Town leaders now are proposing to solve that problem by taking over the former Davidson IB School on South Street for town offices and expanding … More Davidson considers former IB school for town offices; Nov. referendum possible
If you’re a regular traveler in and out of Charlotte Douglas International Airport, you’ll want to check out the newly opened expansion of Concourse A. One of its most striking features is a public artwork titled “Interconnected,” which is being billed as the largest data-driven digital public art installation.
The Lynx Blue Line extension from uptown to UNC Charlotte opens in just a month. CATS has been running empty trains on the new light rail tracks since January. On Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2017, a few citizens were the first to try it out, and they’re already imagining the possibilities. I rode along and talked … More First ride on CATS Blue Line light rail extension | WFAE
Had a quick tour this weekend of Mandolino’s, the new “artisan pizza” restaurant opening on Main Street Davidson later this month (February 2018). Partners Jason Tognarina and Chef Bill Schutz showed us around the renovated space in the former Millstone Bake House, next door to Town Hall and across the street from the partners’ other … More Mandolino’s prepares to open on South Main