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Davidson, NC
4:44 pm, | February 21, 2024
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History Lost and Found: Soon to be Lost Forever

  NEWS     If you have driven up NC 115 in recent weeks, you have likely seen the clearing of the large parcel of land on the west side of the road just before Bridges Farm Road. Late last week, the clearing unveiled a long-hidden piece of history. An old...

Information for Davidson Primary Voters

  NEWS   Mecklenburg County Board of Elections data reflects that Davidson had 13,030 registered voters as of November 30, 2023. Of those voters, 5745 are unaffiliated, 3975 are registered Democrats, 3235 are registered Republicans, and 75 are registered...

Ready, Set, This Week in Davidson: Feb. 16 – 22

  NEWS   Friday – February 16 Early Voting – Primary 2024 Feb. 16 @ 8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Town Hall and Community Center – Lower Level   Baseball Hosts Morehead State Feb. 16 @ 5:30 p.m. Wilson Field Opening home game of the 2024 season.   Music at...

In Honor of Black History Month: Echoes of Slavery, the Byers Family, by Historian Nancy Griffith

  NEWS ​Andy Byers, a neighbor whom Ralph Johnson referred to in his book David Played a Harp, was enslaved by James S. Byers of Iredell County, as was his father Andrew. James Smith Byers’ 1862 will listed “Old Andrew” and Andrew, both of whom he bequeathed to his...

2023 North Mecklenburg Housing Needs Assessment

  NEWS   Last December, the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute, along with the Lake Norman Economic Development Corporation, released the 2023 North Mecklenburg Housing Needs Assessment. This was an update to a report the institute previously released in 2019. The...

To Design Cities Right, We Need to Focus on People

  NEWS (Tim Keane was Davidson's first fulltime planning director, coming to town in the mid-90's. He expertly guided us to a new way of thinking about planning that took into consideration the people who would use and occupy the spaces, both old and new, that we...

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