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Allison Emrey during the second round of the Symetra Tour's Florida's Natural Charity Classic at the Country Club of Winter Haven on March 11, 2017 in Winter Haven, Florida.

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Symetra golf event is a win for LKN economy

April 12. By Dave Yochum. ​The Symetra Classic at River Run Country Club is expected to pump between $500,000 and $750,000 into the Lake Norman economy next month. The overall economic impact will be considerably higher in light of spending at restaurants and entertainment. Set for May 17-19, the Symetra Classic is one of the marquee events […]

Davidson resident appointed to state Domestic Violence Commission

Feb. 14 – Governor Roy Cooper has appointed Davidson resident Jacqueline A. Dienemann to the state’s Domestic Violence Commission. Dienemann, a nursing research and evidence-based practice consultant at Carolinas HealthCare System University, is also a professor emeritus at UNC Charlotte School of Nursing who has researched domestic violence for many years. Dienemann also volunteers for […]

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Symetra Classic comes to Davidson May 17-19

Feb. 5 – Women’s professional golf arrives at the River Run Country Club in Davidson May 17-19, 2018 for the Symetra Classic, tournament organizers announced today. The Symetra Classic was held at Raintree Country Club in Charlotte from 2012–2016 and moved to Atlanta National Golf Club in 2017. The 54-hole event  returns to the area under […]

Davidson will try to exit contract with Continuum

Jan. 24. By Dave Vieser. With a new mayor in town, Davidson plans to look for a quick exit strategy from the Continuum/Mi Connection purchase agreement. The $80 million purchase, spread between Davidson and Mooresville, was inked in 2007 to take over a piece of the bankrupt Adelphia system. Thus far, it has cost Davidson […]

And, now MI-Connection is Continuum

MI-Connection has changed its name to Continuum after an 18-month rebranding process. In a press release, the municipally owned company said the name Continuum was chosen to represent the company’s range of video, internet and voice services as well as potential future technologies. “This isn’t just a name change,” said CEO David Auger. “We’ve made fundamental changes […]

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Stopped: Davidson terminates ‘Luminous’ project

Sept. 29. Officials in Davidson have terminated the Luminous project, the controversial plan to develop 19 acres of town-owned land. Town officials and the developer were unable to agree to contract terms. The board of commissioners had approved plans to enter negotiations for the $1.65 million sale of wooded land near Main and Beatty streets to […]

District 98 challenger Jane Campbell lands EMILY’s List endorsement

Oct. 17. Jane Campbell, who is running as an independent for NC House District 98, has been endorsed by EMILY’s List, a nationwide advocacy group whose mission is to elect pro-choice Democratic women to public office. Campbell hopes to unseat Republican John Bradford in District 98 which includes Cornelius, Davidson and parts of Huntersville and […]

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Bicycling puts a new spin on economic development

By Dave Yochum. The most cycling-friendly towns and neighborhoods are “that much more attractive to younger and older people,” according to Brian Jenest, founder of ColeJenest & Stone, the land planning and urban design firm behind the Billy Graham complex in Charlotte. The Davidson resident said cycling is a “very viable way” to create the street-level […]

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