Despite the Trump administration’s freeze on new Environmental Protection Agency contracts, a federal cleanup of asbestos found at homes in Davidson remains on track. Meanwhile, state officials say work will start next week to cap asbestos that spilled near an old factory in the neighborhood. Here’s my latest story at WFAE, with details on next week’s … More Work begins Mon. on asbestos site; EPA cleanups still on track | WFAE
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
On Saturday night, The Matt Stratford Band performed in the rain after a Knights game at BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte. No rain here Sunday as they entertained several hundred people on the Davidson Village Green. The group plays a wide variety of music, from rock to R&B to contemporary pop music. I emceed, and as I told … More Photos: Concert on the Green
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
A driver accidentally backed his car into the porch and interior of Restaurant X on South Main Street in Davidson about 1:45pm Thursday. The driver was the only one hurt in the incident, which came after the lunch hour.
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
Davidson and Cornelius are mourning the loss of neighbor Janet McFadden, who died April 1 after being struck by a trash truck on South Main Street in Davidson. McFadden had lived in the area for 13 years, and ran Davidson Pet Sitters. McFadden, 49, was remembered Saturday night at 6 o’clock with a community vigil … More Obituary: Janet McFadden, 49
Updated Saturday, April 2, 2016, 10:36am Janet McFadden, who owned Davidson Pet Sitters, has been identified as the victim of Friday’s fatal pedestrian accident South Main Street. McFadden was walking two dogs on the crosswalk between Flatiron Kitchen and Raeford’s Barber Shop when she was struck by a Republic Services garbage truck around 12:15pm Friday. Police … More Driver charged in death of dog walker Janet McFadden
Main Street in downtown Davidson was closed Friday afternoon while police investigated the death of a pedestrian struck by a garbage truck. The incident happened around 12:30pm, as the person crossed South Main Street, while walking two dogs. One of the dogs also died. The accident happened in the crosswalk between Flatiron Kitchen + Taphouse … More Pedestrian killed while crossing S. Main St.
Davidson Housing Coalition‘s 12th annual Souper Bowl was Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, with a dozen local chefs competing for the titles of best local soups. The big winner, as always, was the DHC’s HAMMERS emergency home repair program. Here’s a list of the winners: Best Farm to Spoon – Summit Coffee, “Half Thyme.” Best Creamy … More DHC Souper Bowl: And the winners are …