Posted on 30 April 2015.
Posted on 27 April 2015.
A new feature planned for Smithville Park will provide a welcome relief from the summer heat later this year. The Kiwanis Club of Lake Norman and the Town of Cornelius have partnered to construct a “splashpad” at the park by the end of the summer, and will hold a public groundbreaking ceremony at 19710 South Ferry St. on Wednesday, May 6 at 5pm. Read the full story
Posted on 27 April 2015.
Non-profit organizations have developed ingenious ways to raise money. Many groups, like the Sierra Club, sell memberships. The “Run for Green” is the signature fundraiser of the Davidson Lands Conservancy. The Girl Scouts sell cookies and marching bands sell mattresses. But forget about Butter Braids and cookie dough for a minute – everyone knows that the big money is in raffles and bingos. Why are those activities legal? Read the full story
Posted on 24 April 2015.
By DAVID BORAKS
DAVIDSON – Cornelius Mayor Chuck Travis calls the Davidson Cornelius Child Development Center “an amazing story.” Amazing, because the center keeps hitting milestones on its road back from near failure in 2009, including breaking into the black financial in 2014, for the first time in years.
Davidson Mayor John Woods says the nearly 50-year-old center is “an incredibly important asset in our communities.” Among other things, it’s the area’s only remaining N.C. five-star sliding-scale day care, available to families regardless of their income. Read the full story
Posted on 23 April 2015.
If you think paddleboarding is a leisurely activity, think again. Athletes will paddle furiously at the second annual paddleboard race on Lake Norman, held May 8-9 at the Port City Club in Cornelius. The competition, called Stand Up for Autism, will benefit the IGNITE community center and the Autism Society of North Carolina. Read the full story
Posted on 22 April 2015.
By JONATHAN COX
Andy and Kellie Bruce‘s scooter was their only means of transportation, until someone vandalized it and dumped it in a nearby creek last Saturday night. The Bruces – who have disabilities and live on Andy’s small income from his job as a Harris Teeter grocery bagger – were left without a way to get to work from their home in the Mill Creek neighborhood.
Posted on 21 April 2015.
DAVIDSON - Anisia Tellefsen braved 26.2 miles in cold, rainy weather to complete Monday’s Boston Marathon. In a fundraiser inspired by her run, students at Lake Norman Christian School ran a 2.6-mile mini-marathon Tuesday morning to raise money for programs at the school on South Street in Davidson. Read the full story
Posted on 13 April 2015.
CONCORD – Cannon School students raised more than $30,000 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation by participating in the JDRF Walk for a Cure on Friday, April 10, at the school. Students, parents, faculty, and staff members participated in events such as penny wars and spirit days over a two-week period leading up to the walk. Read the full story
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