It’s the Year of the Monkey on the Asian lunar calendar. The Asian Cultural Awareness Association and the Chinese Culture Club at Davidson College will host their annual community Lunar New Year festival this Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016, from 6-8pm, at the college’s Lilly Family Gallery. The event includes food, performances, cultural displays and a post-festival … More Celebrate Year of the Monkey Sun. at Davidson College
Davidson-based nonprofit E2D (Eliminate the Digital Divide) and the Town of Davidson have made big strides in closing the gap between our area’s technology haves and have-nots. On Thursday, Nov. 5, in Nashville, the program that gives computers and training to families in need in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools was honored as the “most innovative” in … More E2D honored as ‘most innovative’ in US Digital Inclusion Awards
Davidson Police said Thursday they have arrested Gregory Stewart, a suspect in attempted robberies Oct. 26 at Wells Fargo and the Davidson Exxon station. Police said Stewart turned himself in to the Mooresville Police Department on Friday, Oct. 30. He’s currently in the Mecklenburg County Jail in Charlotte, withe bail set at $100,000. He is charged with two felony … More Davidson police arrest suspect in attempted robberies
Davidson’s leadership will remain unchanged for two more years, as voters re-elected all five incumbent commissioners and Mayor John Woods was unopposed in Tuesday’s local election. In Huntersville, challenger John Aneralla easily unseated four-term Mayor Jill Swain after an unusually combative election campaign. Voters there also added three new members to the six-member Town Board, unseating incumbents … More Election 2015: Davidson board re-elected; Mayor Swain unseated in Huntersville
Here’s my latest show for “Charlotte Talks” on WFAE: It’s no secret that the U.S. is falling behind the rest of the world in math education and many of the worst performers are in low-income schools. But CMS is working with some math innovators to make improvements and inspire kids to learn. One of those … More Math Educators Compare Notes | WFAE
Looked into a bit of Lake Norman history in my latest article for the Obs. Centre Church is surrounded by development in Mount Mourne, including Lake Norman Regional Medical Center, shopping centers and doctor’s offices. It’s an enclave of history, a church whose members fought in the Revolution, built Davidson College and founded a variety … More At 250, Centre Church Celebrates its History | Charlotte Observer
A few photos from my travels around Davidson Monday night, Labor Day 2015. A rainbow appeared around 7:20pm looking to the east, as we watched the Davidson College men’s soccer team score its first goal over NC State. The Wildcats went on to win, 2-1.