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This Week at DFM: October 31

  NEWS   Hello DFM Shoppers,  Happy (early) Halloween! We're coming close to the end of this year –– two months, but who's counting? –– and we've been pretty creative keeping ourselves entertained during quarantine and adapting plans and traditional celebrations...

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Support Ada Jenkins at The Famous Toastery

  NEWS   Every Tuesday through the end of the year, you can help us support the families we serve by having breakfast or lunch at the Davidson location of Famous Toastery (or ordering out). Our friends there are donating 15% of the day’s sales to the Ada Jenkins...

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Town Hires First Housing and Equity Director

  NEWS   The Town of Davidson announces the hiring of Eugene L. Bradley as the town’s first Housing and Equity Director. In this key position, Eugene will lead the town’s affordable housing and racial equity programs. This role will be responsible for developing...

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Editors’ Choice: Who was Ada Jenkins?

  NEWS This week, Contributing Editor Allyson Ray brings back one of our favorite stories from 2017, among many contributions from our prolific Davidson History columnist, Nancy Griffith. The story of Ada Jenkins inspires and humbles us still—as the force of a strong...

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A Homegrown Garden Just for the Post Office

  NEWS Relative newcomers may not be aware that the local Post Office was the only place Davidson residents received mail before the 21st century, or thereabouts. No friendly mail-folk walked the neighborhoods, no mailboxes marked our driveways or hung by our front...

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Town Comprehensive Plan Wins Award

  NEWS   The Davidson Comprehensive Plan has been recognized by the North Carolina Chapter of the American Planning Association (NC-APA) with a Marvin Collins Planning Award, Comprehensive Plan/Small Community (less than 25,000 persons) category. The award...

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This Week at DFM: October 24

  NEWS   Hello DFM Shoppers,  The thrill of shopping at a farmers market is the access to new and exciting produce, cuts of meat, and speciality items that we can't find at commercial grocery stores. Added benefit is being able to connect with the purveyors,...

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College in the Post-Debate National Spotlight

  NEWS   Davidson College will be in the national spotlight following tonight’s debate between President Trump and Candidate Joe Biden. Approximately fifteen undecided voters from the Charlotte area will comprise a panel of respondents offering their opinions of...

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Davidson Fire Department Chief to Step Down

  NEWS   DAVIDSON, N.C. – Davidson Fire Department Chief Reuben “Bo” Fitzgerald recently announced that he plans to step away from his current role with the town as of December 1, 2020. Fitzgerald assumed the role of Chief five and a half years ago after having...

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