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Life at Davidson College in the 1840s and 1850s

  DAVIDSON HISTORY Cornelia Shaw, in her history of Davidson College, writes of an unsigned sketch entitled “Davidson in the Forties,” which was found among the papers of Dr. Jethro Rumple, who graduated in 1850. It is one of only a few descriptions of college life at...

In Memoriam: The Reverend Gary David Steber

  IN MEMORIAM The Reverend Gary David Steber was born on January 29, 1937 and peacefully entered the nearer presence of the Lord on July 23, 2021. Gary was born in Mobile, Ala., graduated from Murphy High School in Mobile, and then entered The University of the South...

Ready, Set, This Week in Davidson: July 23 – 29

  NEWS   Friday – July 23 Music of India - Nagara Drums July 23 @ 3:00 p.m. In front of the library. See our article about this event.   Spin with Us – Hearts on Fiber July 23 @ 3:00 p.m. 208 South Main Street We love spinning! We also love the company while...

Beep, Beep!

  NEWS   At the last Town Board meeting Mayor Rusty Knox let the cat out of the bag about a special program coming to town. Knox enthusiastically announced that “we were the only town in the state” to get Beep. What’s Beep? Beep is a Florida-based autonomous...

Latest COVID Data for Davidson

  NEWS   The following information was provided by the Town of Davidson and includes data from Mecklenburg County:  Overall, over the last 14 days, there has been an increase county-wide of laboratory confirmed infections, hospitalizations due to infection, and...

Less Than One Second – In Olympic Time

  SPORTS   Incoming Davidson first year student Evy Leibfarth, a 17-year-old from Bryson City, North Carolina, missed the finals of the Olympic Kayak Slalom by less than one second. The tenth-place semifinalist had a time of 111.76, Evy had a 112.73. Evy was the...


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