Davidson Christmas Memories: Annie Mildred Lowry and Evelyn Carr

Our former online news site, DavidsonNews.net, had a holiday custom: Asking elder residents to share their memories of the holidays from days gone by. In 2010, Around Davidson columnist Brenda Barger and I interviewed two well-known Davidson sisters, Evelyn Carr and Annie Mildred Lowery.  As holiday 2018 rolls around, have a listen to this audio … More Davidson Christmas Memories: Annie Mildred Lowry and Evelyn Carr

Mowing lawns in white suits, as Davidson asbestos cleanup gets underway |WFAE

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

At 250, Centre Church Celebrates its History | Charlotte Observer

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