Murphy reflects on Davidson's A-10 debutA Q&A with Davidson Director of Athletics, Jim Murphy. Read More
Davidson affordable housing suit ends in settlementDAVIDSON, N.C. -- Interested parties on all sides of the debate on whether residential developers should be required to include low-cost housing in new subdivisions have been closely watching a legal challenge to Davidson’s “inclusionary zoning” guidelines. A lawsuit by the developers of the Davidson Wood neighborhood was North Carolina’s first… Read More
Local mission benefits from 'Lady Leaders' socialCORNELIUS, N.C. -- The Executive Women of Lake Norman (EWLKN), a group of professional women who hold positions of leadership within their organizations, held its quarterly social on May 27 at the Port City Club in Cornelius. The two hour event netted 75 pounds of food and more than $295 in… Read More
Causey takes over SouthLake football programSouthLake Christian Academy’s next head football coach is a man many Eagles already know. He’s been wearing the blue and gold for years. Read More
Horse's Mouth for July 1, 2015
“It’s bittersweet. In 2006-2007, when we first started paying part-time members, we knew that we’d eventually become a fully paid, part-time department. And eventually, with the growth of the town, we’ll become an all full-time, paid department.”— Davidson Fire Department Chief Darin McIntosh, whose termended June 30. “Validation is the…Read more...
A lakefront tour ... if you can find it
More than a year ago while on vacation in Jamaica, we met a couple from the Long Beach, Calif., area on the bus from the airport to the resort and really hit it off. We spent a good deal of time with several newfound friends that week, but we formed…Read more...
Talk of the Towns for July 1, 2015
Happy Parents’ Day? Talkers have purposely avoided the conversation and controversy surrounding the makeover, or more accurately the re-make, of former Olympic decathlon champion Bruce Jenner. To each his — or her, or their — own, Talkers say. But when word seeped out that the newly crafted persona of Caitlyn…Read more...
Image of the week
The harsh early summer conditions in the southern Piedmont don’t always stand in the way of life. This sunflower was spotted straining skyward among the rip-rap along Sherwood Drive in Huntersville by former town commissioner and man about town Charles Guignard. He alerted the Citizen staff and the photo promptly…