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
Apartments, offices and shops are proposed for several vacant lots along South Main Street in Davidson, where the car wash and Alexander trucking used to be. It’s across from South Main Square.
Early voting has started in the Davidson town board and mayoral election – as well as on three town infrastructure bond questions.
Election filing is over. Davidson Mayor John Woods faces challenges from former commissioner Laurie Venzon and local musician/real estate agent Rusty Knox. Meanwhile, interesting developments in the town board election: Commissioners Beth Cashion and Brian Jenest aren’t running again.
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.
I’ve been spending time in recent weeks talking to people about the Metrolina Warehouse in Davidson, which lies between downtown and the West Side. A new redevelopment plan – a four-story building with 183 apartments – is farther along than any in the 24 years since I’ve lived in Davidson. But there’s still the problem … More Davidson mill redevelopment unearths asbestos, old tensions | WFAE
Town of Davidson press release Davidson Police Chief Jeanne Miller announced that she will retire as the police chief for the Town of Davidson by June 30, 2017. She has served our town for over 11 years. “Since Leamon Brice hired me in November of 2005, it has been an honor and a privilege to … More Jeanne Miller to retire as Davidson police chief
Color and black and white photographs by Heather Hanson of Davidson are on display through mid-October in the lobby of Davidson Town Hall, 216 S. Main St. Davidson.
On Davidson Town Day May 7, I had a chance to take the town’s ELF for a spin. That’s E-L-F for electric, light and fun, three words that describe the three-wheeled vehicles made by Organic Transit in Durham. These sleek, recumbent bicycles — the kind you sit down to ride – come with pedals, handlebars and … More Trying out an ELF, a solar battery assisted bicycle | WFAE