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Food Lion assault, car break-ins and speeding enforcement

special-buttons_blotterItems from Davidson Police Department incident and arrest reports, as well as staff reporting.

Monday’s knife-point robbery in the parking lot of the Cornelius Food Lion was the big news on the police beat over the past two weeks. Cornelius police had no new information Wednesday and are still looking for a black male who threatened a 21-year-old Cornelius woman with a knife and stole $14.

Meanwhile, several auto break-ins were reported in the South Street/Walnut Street neighborhood on Sept. 3. And someone stole a moped from a Delburg Street home on Sept. 5. Read the full story

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That's no fire, it's a late-night snack

FireCallsDavidson firefighters were called to a Davidson College dormitory early Saturday morning, Sept. 12, after a student smelled smoke. It wasn’t a fire, at least not one that needed to be put out.

Read below for more about that and other fire calls handled by Davidson Fire Department so far this month. Read the full story

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Cornelius police searching for parking lot assailant

Cornelius police are searching for a man with a knife who attacked a woman in the Food Lion parking lot Monday morning and made off with $14 cash. The police have no primary suspect and a limited description, Maj. David King said Tuesday morning. They’re looking for a tall black male wearing a yellowish plaid shirt and dark pants. Read the full story

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Knife-wielding thief robs woman in Food Lion lot

An assailant with a knife robbed a shopper in the parking lot outside the Food Lion grocery store on North Main Street in Cornelius Monday morning, according to a Cornelius Police Department incident report. The unidentified suspect has not been caught. Read the full story

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Merger creates Community Arts Project

artnewsbugTwo Cornelius-based arts organizations have completed their long-planned merger to form the Community Arts Project, headquartered in the old Oak Street Mill and offering classes for children and adults.

The organization will host a public reception this evening, Friday, Sept. 11, from 7-9 p.m., for a new exhibit of paintings by artist Manny Rashet. Also below, our calendar of events at local art galleries.
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Seniors lead the way in drive to save N. Meck center

By MICHELE MILLER HOUCK
DavidsonNews.net

North Mecklenburg Senior Center Director Joanne Ahern’s signature was on the first $100 check in the bowl. Since then, Ms. Ahern has challenged all of the seniors – by her account 40-50 a day that attend the centers events – to give and give generously to a fund-drive aimed at saving the center from closing. Read the full story

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