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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...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Town of Davidson Holds Special Meeting Discussing COVID-19 Response

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INCREASING CONCERN

The Town of Davidson Board of Commissioners called a special meeting last night to discuss the town’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the threat of the novel coronavirus became apparent in our community, the Town of Da...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Celebrating Public Works Week in Davidson

This week, folks are recognizing the achievements of public works departments across the USA. In Davidson, we know public works employees to be hard-working, dedicated, and often the unsung heroes of town!

They are reporting for duty on-site just like our ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Virtual Tour and Bike Safety Message from Davidson Police

Take a Virtual Tour of the Davidson Police Department

The Town of Davidson Police Department normally welcomes hundreds of visitors throughout the year for tours of the police station. It’s always great to have so many residents, especially kids,...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Town of Davidson Proposes Budget for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Residents Encouraged to Participate

2020 Budget Documents

On May 12 2020 at the Davidson Board of Commissioners meeting, Town Manager Jamie Justice and Finance Director Piet Swart initiated the budget approval process by presenting the proposed budget for fiscal year 2020-2021 (July 1, 2020 – June 30, ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Town of Davidson Employees to Observe Memorial Day Holiday-May 25

Town of Davidson employees will observe the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 25, 2020 and will not be working remotely that day. Police and fire departments will still be available in their roles as first responders. All town staff will resume work on ...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Town of Davidson Recognizes National Police Week

Vernon Siders

Today, in recognition of both National Police Week (May 10-16) and Mental Health Awareness Month, the Town of Davidson asked its own Corporal Vernon Siders to share some insights into caring for our mental health. Corporal Siders started his career in law...

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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 addit...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Teacher and School Staff Appreciation Day - A Message from Davidson Mayor Rusty Knox

Today, May 5, 2020, is Teacher and School Staff Appreciation Day! 

Town of Davidson Mayor Rusty Knox shares his gratitude for those who serve our schools in so many different capacities and who have risen to incredible challenges during the COVID-...

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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...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

May is Mental Health Month, Bike Month, and More!

Park Updates

The parking lots at Abersham and Fisher Farm are now open to vehicular traffic and the Plum Creek tennis courts are now open for individual play. USTA has put out some guidelines that players should adhere to using. Click here to see the guide...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Town of Davidson Partners with News of Davidson to Encourage Census Participation

The Town of Davidson and online news source News of Davidson have partnered to publish “Census Stories.”  This series of articles will feature Davidson residents who have completed the 2020 Census along with the reasons they t...

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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...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

May Town of Davidson Events Canceled

As the situation continues to evolve with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Town of Davidson staff continue to work with Charlotte Mecklenburg Emergency Management on the current situation and also planning for the days and weeks ahead. Mecklenburg County...

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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...

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

COVID-19 Updates for the Town of Davidson

As the situation continues to evolve with regards to COVID-19, we want to be sure to keep our community members in-the-know with the most current information for our area. Please take note of the three important updates below coming from Mecklenburg Count...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

A Message from Mayor Rusty Knox about COVID-19

Earlier this morning, Mayor Rusty Knox filmed this video and shared a few things he and the Davidson Board of Commissioners would like you all to keep in mind during the COVID-19 pandemic.

For the latest, local health information about COVID-19, visit the ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Davidson Police Department Shares IRS Scam Information

IRS COVID 19 ALERT

The Davidson Police Department has received information from the Charlotte Field Office of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) pertaining to COVID-19 phone scams.  Common fraud schemes include:

  • Attempts to get your money- The IRS will NOT call for ...
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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Who's Your #GnomeTownHero?

Jason Pace

While most members of the Davidson community continue adjusting to working from home to abide by the county and state stay at home orders, there are still people who are considered essential employees, and they leave home each day to answer the call of du...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Mecklenburg County Closes Parking Lots for County Parks

Mecklenburg County Commissioners announced last night, Tuesday, April 7, 2020, that park gates will be closed to all vehicles except bicycles. This closes all parking lots and auto traffic to these facilities effective today, April 8, 2020.In Davidson, th...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Virtual Recreation Center Now Open!

Running out of creative ways to spend your time at home? The Town of Davidson’s Parks and Recreation staff has compiled a list of suggestions for all ages, dubbed its Virtual Recreation Center, available here. We are committed to ensuring that o...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Town of Davidson Fire Department Thanks YOU

As we’re now just over a week into the Stay at Home Order, Town of Davidson Fire Chief Bo Fitzgerald took a moment to thank town residents for their support during the COVID-19 pandemic and expresses his appreciation for folks staying at home. H...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

April 1st is Census Day!

It’s April 1st! In addition to being the notorious April Fool’s Day, it’s also Census Day this year! While everyone across the country obviously has a lot of other things on their minds, we wanted to send out this important r...

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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 re...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Gov. Cooper Issues Statewide N.C. Stay at Home Order

On Friday, March 27, 2020, Governor Roy Cooper issued Executive Order 121, a statewide Stay at Home Order beginning Monday, March 30 at 5 p.m. until April 29, 2020. The Executive Order directs people to stay at home except to visit essential busi...

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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 25, 2020

North Carolina Department of Transportation Seeks Public Input

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The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), led by the Integrated Mobility Division and in coordination with the NCDOT Planning Department and North Carolina State Parks, is seeking public input into its Great Trails State Plan. 

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Mecklenburg County Issues Stay at Home Order

Mecklenburg County has issued a Stay at Home Order beginning Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. in order to further combat the spread of COVID-19 in our community. This order directs all Mecklenburg County, including all Town of Davidson residents livi...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

State of Emergency in Town of Davidson

Today, March 23, 2020, Mayor Rusty Knox signed a Proclamation of a State of Emergency in the Town of Davidson. You can view the full proclamation here. 

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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 ...

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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...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Town of Davidson Community Rallies to Support Creative Local Businesses

Many Davidson retailers are offering specials and curbside pick-up during the next few weeks. Please consider supporting our local businesses by calling in to place orders and pick up in one of the conveniently marked parking spaces for pick-up. The follo...

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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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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Town of Davidson Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Town of Davidson staff have been and will continue to actively work on preparation plans for all impacts from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). As a reminder, the town is working under the umbrella of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Emergency Management and followi...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Davidson announces the 2020 Concerts on the Green Schedule

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The Town of Davidson announces the 2020 Concerts on the Green schedule and debuts its Concerts @ the Circles series

DAVIDSON, N.C. – The Town of Davidson is pleased to announce its 2020 Concerts on the Green schedule as well as a new con...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Update on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Town of Davidson staff have been and will continue to work on preparation plans for any potential impacts from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The town is working under the umbrella of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Emergency Management. The best, local informat...

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