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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Mask Mandate and Other COVID-19 Restrictions Lifted in North Carolina, Effective Immediately

Effective immediately, North Carolina has lifted all mandatory capacity, gathering limits, social distancing requirements and easing most mask requirements. Following yesterday’s guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevent...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Centralina Regional Council Awards Town of Davidson COVID-19 Resiliency Award

Public Works, Kim Fleming, Amanda Preston

On Wednesday, May 12, Centralina Regional Council announced the recipients of the Region of Excellence Awards in a virtual ceremony.  Presented annually, these awards recognize individuals, communities, and organizations for their outstanding ach...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

Town of Davidson Proposes Budget for Fiscal Year 2021-22

Budget 2021-2022

Community Members Encouraged to Participate in Process

At the May 11 Davidson Board of Commissioners meeting, Town Manager Jamie Justice, Assistant Town Manager Karen Whichard and Finance Director Piet Swart initiated the budget approval process by present...Read on...

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

J. Ryan Monteith Named Town of Davidson Fire Chief

Ryan Monteith and Mayor Knox

The Town of Davidson announces the hiring of Ryan Monteith as its new Fire Chief.  Ryan has been serving as interim chief since the retirement of former chief Reuben “Bo” Fitzgerald last year. In his new role, Ryan will be responsible for plannin...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Community Invited to Provide Feedback on Potential Non-Discrimination Ordinance

Community Invited to Provide Feedback on Potential Non-Discrimination Ordinance

Virtual Public Input Session May 17, 2021, 6:00pm

The Town of Davidson invites members of the community to attend a virtual public input session related to the potentia...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Town of Davidson Seeks Public Input on Kincaid Trail Extension

The Town of Davidson proposes to construct a segment of the planned Kincaid Trail Extension from the Cornelius town limit, north to Vernon Drive along the South Prong West Branch Rocky River. This segment is part of the Kincaid Trail which will connect th...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

North Carolina Easing Restrictions Beginning Friday, Public Health Encourages COVID-19 Vaccinations

On Wednesday, April 28, Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy Cohen provided an update regarding COVID-19 in North Carolina. Beginning Friday, April 30, 2021, a new executive order takes effect in w...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Community Partnership Gives Rise to New Affordable Housing Units

Hoke Townhome project approved

In response to the need for more affordable housing (AH) in Davidson, and sparked by overwhelming support from residents for AH in the new Hoke Townhome development, a community partnership has united to turn need into reality. Galvanized and led by David...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Residents Invited to Complete Citizen Survey

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Residents Invited to Complete Citizen Survey

Ongoing, With Open Participation Set to Begin May 17

Town of Davidson residents have the opportunity to provide feedback for the biannual National Citizen Survey beginning this week.  Randomly selected p...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Join us for Community Conversations About Mental Health

Community Conversations- Mental Health

The Town of Davidson’s Mental Health Committee (MHC) is hosting “Let’s Talk: Community Conversations About Mental Health” in three-sessions,

and community residents are invited to participate. Davidson’s MH...

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Public Input Opportunity on Potential Non-Discrimination Ordinance in Davidson

UPDATE (4/27/21, 9:53PM) Based upon concerns and feedback from the Davidson Board of Commissioners at their regular meeting on April 27, 2021, this survey has been closed. Town staff will be working on other opportunities to provide feedback related to th...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Davidson Residents Invited to Offer Feedback: Historic Preservation Plan Survey

Historic Preservation Survey

The Town of Davidson has prioritized historic preservation since 1989 when the Davidson Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) and the first historic district were established. Historic preservation goals were reinforced last year with the 2020 adoption o...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Roosevelt Wilson Park Temporarily Closed for Asbestos Remediation Work

Roosevelt Wilson Park Closure Asbestos

In 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in collaboration with the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ), remediated asbestos contamination on properties near the Davidson Asbestos Site, the former Carolina As...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization Seeks Public Input

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The Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO) is seeking public input for its update to the 2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP). CRTPO is the federally-designated metropolitan planning organization (MPO) for the Charlotte Urb...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Mecklenburg County Public Health Directive to Expire

Health Directive expiring

Mecklenburg County’s COVID-19 Public Health Directive will expire Friday, February 26, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. The Directive has been in effect since its announcement on January 12, 2021. 

 This decision follows the Governor Roy Cooper’s Februa...

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

We're All In This Together! A Message for The Town of Davidson

We're All In This Together!

We've got a message for you all, Town of Davidson!

Earlier this month, we met up with some familiar faces in town to hear their perspectives on how living and working in a community like Davidson has helped us ALL get through a d...

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

Mecklenburg County Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments

Meck County Vaccine Update

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: 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’s key...

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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

All, 

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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