It’s Race Week in Charlotte – between last weekend’s NASCAR All-Star Race and this Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Drivers had the night off Tuesday – so what were they doing? Racing, of course, at a go-kart track in Mooresville. It was the fourth annual Little 600, a kart race with racing stars … More What NASCAR drivers do on their night off: Race go-karts
Neighbors are raising concerns about a proposal for a large mixed-use development on Lake Davidson in Mooresville, near the existing Davidson Pointe neighborhood. The plan by developer Hinckley Gauvain requires a rezoning, which is on the agenda at the Mooresville Planning Board Thursday, May 11, at 6pm.
Author Tom Cotter of Davidson is writing another book about cars – this time about a cross-country trip in a Model T Ford. Cotter leaves Sunday, May 7, 2017, from the start of the old Lincoln Highway in New York City. Along with him are the car’s owner – Dave Coleman – and photographer Michael … More Road trip: ‘Ford Model T Coast to Coast’
Davidson College says a $1 million donation from alum Ed Van Deman, CEO of Financial Navigator Inc., and his wife Dr. Nancie Fimbel, will pay for initial renovations on the old Bridgeport Fabrics mill on Delburg Street, near campus.
An annual report out this week shows air quality in North Carolina and other southeastern states is continuing to improve. Federal and state laws have made the difference, but there’s concern lawmakers may try to weaken those rules. The 18th annual State of the Air report from the American Lung Association shows ozone and particle … More Report says laws have helped improve region’s air
There was a strange sight in Davidson a few weeks ago – workers in white suits mowing lawns. It’s part of a $3 million asbestos cleanup by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at about 20 homes and other properties around an old mill. The asbestos came from the old Carolina Asbestos factory, which operated nearby from … More Mowing lawns in white suits, as Davidson asbestos cleanup gets underway |WFAE
A group of artists from Davidson’s St. Alban’s Neighborhood Artists are showing their work in the atrium gallery at the Davidson Town Hall through May 12, 2017. A reception is planned tonight (Tuesday, April 4) from 6 to 7:30, where visitors can meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments.
N.C. Division of Public Health announcement The Health Assessment, Consultation and Education Program within the N.C. Division of Public Health will hold a community meeting to provide asbestos-related health education Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, from 4-7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the Davidson United Presbyterian Church, 116 Depot St., Davidson.
An update on that Davidson asbestos site I’ve been following for WFAE: Contractors have finished installing a plastic liner, fresh earth and a fiber mat over an asbestos site at the Metrolina Warehouse at 301 Depot St. Last fall, runoff was discovered flowing from a slope behind the old mill, off Sloan Street in Davidson.
新年快樂 ! It’s Lunar New Year’s eve. The Year of the Rooster arrives Sat., Jan. 28, 2017. There’s a celebration tonight (Friday, Jan. 27) at Davidson College. The event runs 5-8pm in Davidson’s Lilly Family Gallery. With performances and cultural activities, it’s hosted by the Asian Cultural Awareness Association. Look for fireworks somewhere around 8pm on … More It’s the Year of the Rooster – 新年快樂 !