A garbage truck driver who struck and killed Davidson pet sitter Janet McFadden and a dog she was walking last year on Main Street was found not guilty by a Mecklenburg County jury last week, The Charlotte Observer reports. Oct. 19, 2017, Charlotte Observer, “Driver found not guilty in death of Davidson pet sitter” | Charlotte … More Driver found not guilty in death of Davidson pet sitter | Charlotte Observer
North Carolina sculptor Bob Trotman will have two shows this fall in the Charlotte area, both called “Business as Usual.” One runs Sept. 8-Dec. 14 at UNC Charlotte Uptown’s Projective Eye Gallery. The other is at Davidson College’s Van Every/Smith Galleries, Oct. 19-Dec. 8.
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.
A New York developer wants to breathe new life into a historic industrial park off Statesville Avenue north of uptown. Camp North End would be a creative hub, with offices, apartments, shops and restaurants, as well as space for light industrial and educational uses. As old factory sites go, the Hercules Industrial Park between Statesville … More Former Model T & missile factory up for redevelopment in Charlotte’s North End | WFAE
Went back the Mint Museum Uptown in Charlotte Sunday to see the “State of the Art” show, and specifically the latest action on Jonathan Schipper’s “Slow Room.” This carefully arranged room of furniture has seen big changes since my last visit in April. All the objects are connected by strings to a winch hidden behind … More At The Mint, Jonathan Schipper’s ‘Slow Room’ slowly destroys itself
NOW Signs of the times in Davidson: Bedsheet banners for the Davidson Wildcats, who won their NCAA baseball regional over UNC Chapel Hill Sunday night. They play next in the superregional this weekend. This reminds me of 2008, when Stephen Curry and Davidson basketball ran to the Elite 8.
Mooresville commissioners decided Monday night to postpone a rezoning decision on the controversial Lake Davidson residential/retail complex proposed near the Iredell-Mecklenburg line. Source: Mooresville delays Lake Davidson rezoning decision until July 10 | News | mooresvilletribune.com
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’