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DAVIDSON – May is designated as National Bike Month and, in addition to encouraging residents to participate in biking activities, town officials have issued reminders about several events focused on bike use and safety.

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The lake isn’t only for boating, swimming and fishing. Consider these events and outdoor activities happening right on Lake Norman when planning family adventures or solo trips. Celebrate spring and summer days off with boat rides or lake concert series or simply enjoy the breathtaking views…

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CHARLOTTE – A $3.2 million LYNX Red Line/North Corridor Study introduced last year by the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) will continue to analyze alternative commuter rail routes around the Lake Norman area following a favorable 7-1 endorsement at the March 28 Metropolitan Transportati…

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CATS staff conducted several public meetings and forums in 2017 to get resident feedback about the Red Line study. 

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DAVIDSON – Three months of targeting priorities and honing the edges included one last mini-retreat as elected leaders continued on course toward adoption of a municipal management masterplan for the next two years and beyond.

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DAVIDSON – A colorful sculpture with a message of movement – and a style reflecting generations of multi-cultural interaction and evolution – will be displayed in New York City through the spring and summer before moving to its permanent home on the Davidson College campus this fall.

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Bruce Piephoff was selected as Summit Coffee Songwriters singer-songwriter of the year for 2017 from a list of 30 nominees. Piephoff’s discography has more than 21 original albums and numerous songs spanning four decades in music. 

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CORNELIUS – The idea of a tax increase can sound heavy, with North Carolina already levying the one of highest state gas taxes in the country and the litany of other taxes already coming out of a normal paycheck. But there is room for consideration of a penny tax, or something similar, for t…

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DAVIDSON – A group of town residents and property owners have filed a lawsuit against the Town of Davidson and other entities challenging the legitimacy of the process that led to zoning changes related to plans for a new hotel on Griffith Street.

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DAVIDSON – Department updates and an updated compilation of priorities – along with the picking of “low hanging fruit” to signal progress at the start of their terms – were just some of the steps town leaders took in a week that included a regular town board meeting and a two-day planning retreat.

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DAVIDSON – Detailed analysis of specific topics like mobility and housing have been folded into the composite review of a master plan for Davidson’s future by the town’s mostly new collection of town government officials.

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At the group’s first meeting of 2018 on Jan. 8, Davidson Mayor Rusty Knox, Cornelius Mayor Woody Washam and Huntersville Mayor John Anerella listened to North Carolina Department of Transportation board member Anthony Lathrop talk about regional transportation issues and how to foster better…

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DAVIDSON – The week before Christmas, a Lake Norman family lost everything except what was in their suitcases when they were dropped off at the Davidson-Cornelius Child Development Center (DCCDC) after what the family’s matriarch said was a domestic dispute. The mother’s two youngest childre…

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DAVIDSON – Main Street Books in Davidson will host a “meet the authors” gathering on Tuesday, Jan. 9, featuring the release of a new picture book designed to help young people gain a better understanding of health problems that impact the elderly.

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With the swearing-in ceremonies and seasonal celebrations behind them, governing bodies in north Mecklenburg’s towns are now set to begin a new year of municipal decision-making. In each of the three towns – Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville – town boards have new members and, after a sch…

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During the holidays, people are trying to balance their work and family obligations, and one of the things that commonly falls through the cracks is blood and platelet donation at local centers such as the Red Cross. 

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HUNTERSVILLE – As the town embarks on the detailed and expensive process (a new contract will pay an outside firm more than $1 million to supervise it) of acquiring property needed to proceed with long-planned road improvements, right of way will become a common point of discussion for the m…

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DAVIDSON –  Tuesday, Nov. 28 was Giving Tuesday, and to assist the United Way, various town businesses donated some of their proceeds as part of the organization’s Main Street Makes a Difference event.

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DAVIDSON – In the wake of an election that left only one incumbent on a board of new faces to represent the town, residents came in droves Nov. 14 to urge Davidson commissioners to not make any decisions that night.

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DAVIDSON – Russell (Rusty) Knox Jr. ousted longtime Mayor John Woods Nov. 7, according to unofficial election results, and Jim Fuller will be the only incumbent to remain on the board.

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DAVIDSON – The Davidson Board of Commissioners approved a resolution in support of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools $922 million bond package and received updates on area projects during its Oct. 24 meeting.

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DAVIDSON – The developer for the proposed Hyatt Place hotel in Davidson has added additional parking to the plan and is looking to improve tree buffers to better address commissioner concerns.

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The Herald Weekly is continuing its election coverage leading up to the Nov. 7 election. Each Davidson mayoral candidate and board of commissioners candidate was given the opportunity to answer questions. All responses are in the candidates’ own words and do not reflect the opinions of The H…

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The Herald Weekly is continuing its election coverage leading up to the Nov. 7 election. Each Davidson mayoral candidate and board of commissioners candidate was given the opportunity to answer questions. All responses are in the candidates’ own words and do not reflect the opinions of The H…

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The Herald Weekly is continuing its election coverage leading up to the Nov. 7 election. Each Davidson mayoral candidate and board of commissioners candidate was given the opportunity to answer questions. All responses are in the candidates’ own words and do not reflect the opinions of The H…

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The Herald Weekly is continuing its election coverage leading up to the Nov. 7 election. Each Davidson mayoral candidate and board of commissioners candidate was given the opportunity to answer questions. All responses are in the candidates’ own words and do not reflect the opinions of The H…

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The Herald Weekly is continuing its election coverage leading up to the Nov. 7 election. Each Davidson mayoral candidate and board of commissioners candidate was given the opportunity to answer questions. All responses are in the candidates’ own words and do not reflect the opinions of The H…

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The Herald Weekly is continuing its election coverage leading up to the Nov. 7 election. Each Davidson mayoral candidate and board of commissioners candidate was given the opportunity to answer questions. All responses are in the candidates’ own words and do not reflect the opinions of The H…

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The Herald Weekly is continuing its election coverage leading up to the Nov. 7 election. Each Davidson mayoral candidate and board of commissioners candidate was given the opportunity to answer questions. All responses are in the candidates’ own words and do not reflect the opinions of The H…

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The Herald Weekly is continuing its election coverage leading up to the Nov. 7 election. Each Davidson mayoral candidate and board of commissioners candidate was given the opportunity to answer questions. All responses are in the candidates’ own words and do not reflect the opinions of The H…

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The Herald Weekly is continuing its election coverage leading up to the Nov. 7 election. Each Davidson mayoral candidate and board of commissioners candidate was given the opportunity to answer questions. All responses are in the candidates’ own words and do not reflect the opinions of The H…

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The Herald Weekly is continuing its election coverage leading up to the Nov. 7 election. Each Davidson mayoral candidate and board of commissioners candidate was given the opportunity to answer questions. All responses are in the candidates’ own words and do not reflect the opinions of The H…

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The Herald Weekly is continuing its election coverage leading up to the Nov. 7 election. Each Davidson mayoral candidate and board of commissioners candidate was given the opportunity to answer questions. All responses are in the candidates’ own words and do not reflect the opinions of The H…

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The Herald Weekly is continuing its election coverage leading up to the Nov. 7 election. Each Davidson mayoral candidate and board of commissioners candidate was given the opportunity to answer questions. All responses are in the candidates’ own words and do not reflect the opinions of The H…

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The Herald Weekly is continuing its election coverage leading up to the Nov. 7 election. Each Davidson mayoral candidate and board of commissioners candidate was given the opportunity to answer questions. All responses are in the candidates’ own words and do not reflect the opinions of The H…

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DAVIDSON –  Commissioners learned about plans for a Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) north-corridor mobility study and heard an update about the town’s Beaty Street project on Oct. 10.

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DAVIDSON – At its regular Sept. 26 meeting, the Davidson Board of Commissioners received an update on plans by a local hotelier to build a Hyatt Place Hotel on Griffith Street.

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DAVIDSON – The Davidson Planning Board voted to recommend to the town’s board of commissioners that a proposed hotel development project be disallowed.

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DAVIDSON – The first of at least nine scheduled Davidson candidate forums was held on Sept. 14 when incumbent Mayor John Woods and challengers Rusty Knox and Laurie Venzon faced each other in …

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DAVIDSON – More than 20 people spoke during the public hearing of a matter related to plans for a hotel proposed to be built on Griffith Street. And most of them were not happy. 

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CORNELIUS – For the Sept. 11 Cornelius Planning Board meeting, Planning Director Wayne Herron was prepared to discuss a development plan on a project that straddles the town limits of Davidson…

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DAVIDSON – The Davidson Community Players (DCP) will soon host auditions for Boo’s & Brews, its new 10-minute-play festival.

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DAVIDSON – After years of debate and several community input sessions on the issue, the Davidson Board of Commissioners approved a plan to move forward with the construction of a new town faci…

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DAVIDSON – In addition to sorting through a slate of more than a dozen candidates to determine who they want to serve as mayor and town commissioners, Davidson voters will also have to decide …

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DAVIDSON – Starting her first full workweek in her new position and wearing a pink blouse and black dress slacks, Penny Dunn’s new job is revealed by a badge affixed to the front left side of …

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In its 33rd year nationally, National Night Out falls on the first Tuesday in August, and this year will be held on Aug. 1.

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DAVIDSON – Main Street Books in Davidson has begun hosting Get Lit Pop-Up Bookshops at local breweries and bottle shops.

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DAVIDSON – Sharon E. Reed’s new book, “Walking the Heart Path: Bite-Sized Bits of Wisdom on Living & Leading from the Inside Out,” is now available.

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DAVIDSON – The time is nearing to when Davidson town officials will have to make a decision regarding the potential placement of a bond referendum on the November ballot.

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More than 100 residents attended the Davidson Town Board of Commissioners March 14 regular meeting regarding a controversial development project proposed for an approximately 19-acre tract of …

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DAVIDSON – Davidson town leaders along with architectural and engineering consultants met with about 75 residents at Davidson College Presbyterian Church’s Congregation House March 9 in a work…

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MOORESVILLE – Law enforcement officials are urging residents to be more vigilant when it comes to using their debit cards, answering sales phone calls and other methods of unauthorized personn…