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Posted on: January 20, 2021

Mecklenburg County Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments

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Mecklenburg County Public Health (MCPH) announced that they will be opening additional appointments for the first three weeks of February for Groups 1 and 2 based on anticipated vaccine supply. Appointments will be available for scheduling beginning Janua...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Town of Davidson to Begin Tree Inventory

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The Town of Davidson will conduct an inventory of street trees mainly in the St. Alban’s and McConnell neighborhoods and along Concord Road to parts of the River Run neighborhood. The town has contracted with Bartlett Tree Experts who will start working o...

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

Retired Davidson Fire Chief Bo Fitzgerald Awarded Top Honor in NC - The Order of the Long Leaf Pine

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The Town of Davidson is proud to announce that Retired Fire Chief Reuben “Bo” Fitzgerald has been awarded The Order of the Long Leaf Pine, one of the most prestigious awards presented at the discretion of the Governor of North Carolina. Originati...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Davidson Asbestos Virtual Public Information Meeting

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The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Waste Management, along with the Environmental Protection Agency and Town of Davidson, will co-host an online public information meeting on January 27 to discuss asbestos-contaminated so...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Town of Davidson Announces Main Street Business Grant

The Town of Davidson is pleased to offer the Davidson Main Street Business Grant for the seventh year. The Davidson Board of Commissioners approved $15,000 to fund this grant program for 2021. The goals of the program are to provide direct financial benef...

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Davidson Launches COVID-19 Business Support Grant

The Town of Davidson is pleased to announce the launch of the Davidson COVID Business Support Grant which the Davidson Board of Commissioners approved at their December 8 meeting. The board allocated $40,000 to support local businesses which have expenses...

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Posted on: December 9, 2020

Governor Cooper Announces Modified Stay at Home Order

On Tuesday, December 8, Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen announced that North Carolina will begin a Modified Stay at Home Order after a rapid increase in North Carolina&r...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

ReadDavidson Announces its 2021 Book Selections and Invites Community to Participate

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ReadDavidson, an annual town-wide reading initiative that started in 2007, is a partnership between the Town of Davidson, the Davidson Public Library, Main Street Books, and local avid readers. The ReadDavidson committee encourages people to read a select...

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

Horsepower Restriction Request Withdrawn

On November 10, 2020, the Davidson Board of Commissioners discussed a request from the Davidson Pointe Home Owners Association (HOA) which sought a master plan amendment to remove the 10-horsepower restriction on all watercraft docked at the Davidson Poin...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

12 Days of Christmas in Davidson & Virtual Parade!

View the Annual North Mecklenburg Parade and Join Us for the 12 Days of Christmas in Davidson

The 38th Annual North Mecklenburg Parade will occur virtually on Saturday, December 5, 2020. While the parade will not be in-person this year, residents ...

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

Jack Burney Community Service Award Committee Extending Nominations

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The Town of Davidson's Jack Burney Community Service Award Committee is extending its nomination deadline through February 28, 2021.  Due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions and how they impact the size of indoor gatherings, the town wants ...

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

NC Moves to Phase 3 Today

Earlier this week, Governor Roy Cooper announced that North Carolina will further ease restrictions and also continue implementing safety measures to combat the spread of COVID-19 in our state. Phase 3 becomes effective at 5pm today, October 2, 2020, and ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Fall Town of Davidson Events Update

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As we now enter a new season for 2020, the Town of Davidson continues to balance the evolving situation with COVID-19 with the desire to gather as a community for some of our favorite annual events. Until October 2, 2020, North Carolina remains in Phase 2...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Governor Cooper Announces NC Move to Phase 2.5 Beginning Friday, September 4, 2020

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Tuesday, September 1, Governor Roy Cooper and Dr. Mandy Cohen, Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS), provided an update on the state’s data trends related to several COVID-19 key metrics. Due to encouraging stab...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Davidson Adopts New Late-Night Alcohol Restrictions, Event Cancellations

Town of Davidson Joins County Effort, Adopts New Late-Night Alcohol Restrictions

Mecklenburg County, in conjunction with the City of Charlotte and the towns of Davidson, Matthews, Mint Hill and Pineville, announced a joint proclamation with additional busi...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

NC's Phase 2 Safer at Home Extended, New requirement to wear face coverings added

On Wednesday, June 24, 2020, Governor Cooper issued Executive Order No. 147 which outlines the extension of the North Carolina Safer at Home Phase 2 Order as well as additional measures to protect lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the continued i...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Town of Davidson Launches Significant Mask Wearing Effort- UPDATE

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The Town of Davidson, as a courtesy and in an effort to thwart the spread of the COVID-19 virus, is offering reusable masks on a first come, first served basis.  You can pick up a mask at the Davidson Public Library (119 S. Main Street) or at Dav...

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

Town of Davidson Launches Significant Mask Wearing Effort to Support Public Health in Town

The Town of Davidson announces the launch of its public awareness campaign to encourage residents, business employees, and town visitors alike to wear masks and help protect the public health of the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

North Carolina Enters Phase 2 of Reopening Today at 5pm, Safer at Home

North Carolina Enters Phase 2 of Reopening Today at 5pm, Safer at Home

Governor Cooper issued Executive Order No. 141 that outlines what is allowed in North Carolina under Phase 2 of the state’s reopening plan. The Order moves North Carolina into a Safer a...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

North Carolina Enters Phase 1 of Reopening Today at 5pm, Stay-at-Home Order Remains in Effect

Governor Cooper issued Executive Order No. 138 that outlines what is allowed in North Carolina under Phase 1 of the state’s reopening plan. The information is subject to change in light of new Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidance and additional Exec...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

A Message from the Davidson Board of Commissioners

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To the Davidson Community,Last week, Mecklenburg County, the City of Charlotte and all six towns decided to transition from a county-wide Stay-at-Home Order to follow under Governor Cooper’s wider Stay-at-Home Order for the entire state of North Carolina....

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Mecklenburg County Transitions to State Stay at Home Order

Mecklenburg County, the City of Charlotte and the six county towns, have agreed to follow the State of North Carolina’s Stay at Home Order starting April 30.Mecklenburg County Manager Dena R. Diorio announced the agreement to the Board of County Commissio...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

Davidson Businesses Thrive Online!

Davidson Businesses Thrive Online!

You all know local businesses are the heart of Davidson. They have been working hard over the last several weeks to be resourceful and continue to provide excellent service to the community and succeed during very difficu...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

Town of Davidson Stays Positive, Shares Love During COVID-19 Pandemic

Town of Davidson Stays Positive, Shares Love During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Town of Davidson has been sharing a lot of important information with you over the last several weeks with regards to COVID-19. Today, we thought we’d highlight some of the incredibl...

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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 recently moving to a Stay at Home order in...

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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 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 to maintain social distance, w...

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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 decided t...

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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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