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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Who's Your #GnomeTownHero?

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While most members of the Davidson community continue adjusting to working from home to abide by the county and state stay at home orders, there are still people who are considered essential employees, and they leave home each day to answer the call of du...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Mecklenburg County Closes Parking Lots for County Parks

Mecklenburg County Commissioners announced last night, Tuesday, April 7, 2020, that park gates will be closed to all vehicles except bicycles. This closes all parking lots and auto traffic to these facilities effective today, April 8, 2020.In Davidson, th...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Town of Davidson Employees Observe Holiday- Friday, April 10

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Town of Davidson employees will observe the upcoming holiday on Friday, April 10 and will not be working remotely that day. Police and fire departments will still be available in their roles as first responders. All town staff will resume work on Monday, ...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Virtual Recreation Center Now Open!

Running out of creative ways to spend your time at home? The Town of Davidson’s Parks and Recreation staff has compiled a list of suggestions for all ages, dubbed its Virtual Recreation Center, available here. We are committed to ensuring that o...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Special Virtual Meeting - Davidson Board of Commissioners Tuesday, April 7

The Town of Davidson Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 6:00 pm through the Zoom virtual platform and streamed live on YouTube. The meeting agenda is online - http://townofdavidson.org/73/Meeting-Agendas-Minute...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Town of Davidson Fire Department Thanks YOU

As we’re now just over a week into the Stay at Home Order, Town of Davidson Fire Chief Bo Fitzgerald took a moment to thank town residents for their support during the COVID-19 pandemic and expresses his appreciation for folks staying at home. H...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

April 1st is Census Day!

It’s April 1st! In addition to being the notorious April Fool’s Day, it’s also Census Day this year! While everyone across the country obviously has a lot of other things on their minds, we wanted to send out this important r...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Help Recognize Our Gnome Town Heroes

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The Town of Davidson recognizes that many residents want to help our local businesses in any way they can. Many of you continue to purchase take out from our restaurants and shop online from our retailers. All of our businesses are grateful for the suppor...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

An Update from Town Manager Jamie Justice

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It’s been a rough few weeks for everyone within the Town of Davidson community. We’ve faced new challenges together as we’ve moved through various responses to the coronavirus global pandemic – most re...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Gov. Cooper Issues Statewide N.C. Stay at Home Order

On Friday, March 27, 2020, Governor Roy Cooper issued Executive Order 121, a statewide Stay at Home Order beginning Monday, March 30 at 5 p.m. until April 29, 2020. The Executive Order directs people to stay at home except to visit essential busi...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Special Meeting - Planning Board Monday, March 30, 2020

The Town of Davidson Planning Board will hold its regularly-scheduled monthly meeting on Monday, March 30, 2020 through a virtual platform. For a preliminary agenda and accompanying materials, please see the town’s meeting agenda webpage. Note: ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

A Note from Mayor Rusty Knox and the Davidson Board of Commissioners

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To the Davidson Community,

Yesterday, all of our cell phones simultaneously sounded at 7:50 a.m. The Stay at Home Order was about to take effect within Mecklenburg County, including those of us in the Town of Davidson. The COVID-19 pandemic is something th...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

North Carolina Department of Transportation Seeks Public Input

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The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), led by the Integrated Mobility Division and in coordination with the NCDOT Planning Department and North Carolina State Parks, is seeking public input into its Great Trails State Plan. 

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Mecklenburg County Issues Stay at Home Order

Mecklenburg County has issued a Stay at Home Order beginning Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. in order to further combat the spread of COVID-19 in our community. This order directs all Mecklenburg County, including all Town of Davidson residents livi...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

State of Emergency in Town of Davidson

Today, March 23, 2020, Mayor Rusty Knox signed a Proclamation of a State of Emergency in the Town of Davidson. You can view the full proclamation here. 

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

A NOTE FROM MAYOR RUSTY KNOX

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Friends, Neighbors, Davidson Family,

I think we all recognize that we live in a special place. Davidson is best when it’s time to pull together. This time – the ask is tough, though. How do you come together when you’re asked ...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Town of Davidson Closes Town Buildings, Including Town Hall, to Public

Town of Davidson Closes Town Buildings, Including Town Hall,  to Public to Prevent Spread of COVID-19

DAVIDSON, N.C. – With the ever-evolving guidance regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Town of Davidson has...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Town of Davidson Community Rallies to Support Creative Local Businesses

Many Davidson retailers are offering specials and curbside pick-up during the next few weeks. Please consider supporting our local businesses by calling in to place orders and pick up in one of the conveniently marked parking spaces for pick-up. The follo...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update, Upcoming Events Canceled

As the situation evolves with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Town of Davidson staff continue to actively work on preparation plans under the umbrella of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Emergency Management. The best, local information for updates can be found on...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Town of Davidson Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Town of Davidson staff have been and will continue to actively work on preparation plans for all impacts from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). As a reminder, the town is working under the umbrella of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Emergency Management and followi...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Davidson announces the 2020 Concerts on the Green Schedule

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The Town of Davidson announces the 2020 Concerts on the Green schedule and debuts its Concerts @ the Circles series

DAVIDSON, N.C. – The Town of Davidson is pleased to announce its 2020 Concerts on the Green schedule as well as a new con...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Update on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Town of Davidson staff have been and will continue to work on preparation plans for any potential impacts from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The town is working under the umbrella of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Emergency Management. The best, local informat...

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

N.C. 73 Project Information

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has begun planning and design to widen a 14-mile stretch of N.C. 73 from two to four lanes between N.C. 115 (Old Statesville Road) and U.S. 29 (Concord Parkway North) in Mecklenburg and Cabarrus coun...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Davidson Comprehensive Plan Adopted!

On Tuesday, January 14, 2020 the Board of Commissioners adopted the Davidson Comprehensive Plan. This community-based document comes after 14 months of public engagement and more than two years of preparation, planning, drafting, and editing. From the pla...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

First Town Arborist for Davidson

The Town of Davidson announces the hiring of Peter Grisewood as the first Town Arborist. Peter will serve as the subject matter expert for all municipal tree efforts, arboriculture, public tree planting and management, tree removal, and urban forest manag...

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