Davidson Town Day is this Saturday, May 7, 2016, from 10am to 3pm on the Davidson Village Green. The day includes booths and activities on the green – from a dunking booth to the traditional “cake walk” – as well as a half-marathon and 5K race, a firetruck on Main Street and a volunteer cleanup … More Saturday is Town Day on the Village Green
April is for #Arts in Davidson. Joyce Wynes is showing her paintings (including those above) all month atTown of Davidson, NC — Town Hall . She’ll be there during this Friday’s gallery crawl, 6-9pm. Stop by and see her. Wynes describes her work as “bright, bold, colorful, flat, and semi-abstract to abstract.” She says she loves … More It’s an arts weekend in Davidson
Local officials are discussing how to save the Lake Norman Transportation Commission, after three of the four member towns voted to withdraw. LINK: Feb. 29, 2016, WFAE.org, ““Lake Norman Transportation Commission’s Future In Doubt”“
A steady stream of residents and town officials came to Davidson Town Hall Monday evening for a look at the proposed 306-unit WestBranch development off Davidson-Concord Road east of town. Lennar Carolinas LLC wants to put a mix of townhouses and single-family homes on land owned by the Westmoreland family. Not surprisingly, traffic was the biggest worry on residents’ minds as … More Lennar proposes 306 homes off Davidson-Concord Rd.
Interested in local history? The Davidson Historical Society’s next meeting features author and historian Ann Williams discussing her new book, “The Uncommon Bond of Julia and Rose.”
Andy Dunnill, the British-born metal sculptor who created Davidson’s first public art piece, died January 29, 2016. Dunnill was an art professor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, which announced his death this week.
A federal jury in Charlotte has ruled against a New York man who sued Davidson police over his 2011 arrest on I-77 near Exit 30. Richard Hagins had claimed Davidson officers used excessive force and falsely arrested him.
As we start 2016, a new exhibit is up at Davidson Town Hall. It’s a time capsule put together by students in the fourth grade literacy class of Pam Brunschwyler and Colleen Thrailkill in 2007.
A federal judge has set Jan. 19 as the trial date for a Rochester, NY, man’s lawsuit claiming that Davidson police used excessive force and falsely arrested him in 2011. Richard Hagins says he’s facing an uphill battle in the suit, after his lawyer resigned two weeks ago. Hagins sued two officers, the police chief … More Trial set for Jan. 19 in lawsuit against Davidson police
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