Moon over Davidson

At the other end of the day from this morning’s sunrise photo shoot. After a great evening on the porch with some good French and Napa reds, we caught a glimpse of the moon over Davidson. Quite a sight!

After 40 years on lakefront, Lake Norman Y plans improvements | The Charlotte Observer

The Lake Norman YMCA has been buzzing with activity again this summer, with 500 campers a week on the waterfront, swimming lessons in the pools, gymnastics and other classes in the gyms, and a steady stream of youth and adults coming to work out. Staff and supporters also have been celebrating the Y’s 40 years … More After 40 years on lakefront, Lake Norman Y plans improvements | The Charlotte Observer

A century ago, the murder on South Street

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

‘Charlotte Talks’ – ‘Coddling of the American Mind’

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, on WFAE-FM’s “Charlotte Talks,” a program I produced about a new twist on political correctness showing up on college campuses. We’ve lined up Greg Lukianoff, a co-author of this month’s Atlantic article “The Coddling of the American Mind,” as well as English professor Ann Fox of Davidson College and David Spano, … More ‘Charlotte Talks’ – ‘Coddling of the American Mind’

Back To School Update On Charter Schools In North Carolina | WFAE

Coming up Tuesday, Aug. 18, at 9am, on WFAE’s “Charlotte Talks with Mike Collins,” a Back To School Update On Charter Schools In North Carolina. It’s the first show I’ve produced for “Charlotte Talks,” taking a look at the growth and changes in charters with a panel that includes education reporter Ann Doss Helms of … More Back To School Update On Charter Schools In North Carolina | WFAE

New fire chief has deep roots in Davidson | The Charlotte Observer

As the town of Davidson searched for a new part-time fire chief this spring, all paths led to Bo Fitzgerald, a longtime volunteer and former chief who knows the town and firefighting as well as anyone around. And that’s important, town officials say, because one of the new chief’s main challenges will be to help … More New fire chief has deep roots in Davidson | The Charlotte Observer