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Posted on: December 3, 2020

12 Days of Christmas Doggie Fashion Show Cancelled

Due to inclement weather, the Town of Davidson has had to cancel Friday night’s 12 Days of Christmas Doggie Fashion Show. In order to keep both doggies and their owners safe and healthy, it has become necessary to cancel this much-loved event.

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Posted on: December 3, 2020

Charlotte Water’s Customer Care Program Funding Set to Expire December 31, 2020

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Town of Davidson residents are reminded that the Charlotte Water’s Customer Care Program, which operates in conjunction with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services, will expire on December 31, 2020. The program was created to work with custo...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Town of Davidson Special Board of Commissioners Meeting Cancelled

In anticipation that there might have been a need to discuss a COVID-19 response for the Town of Davidson before the board’s next regularly scheduled December 8 meeting, the Davidson Board of Commissioners decided to call a special board meeting for tonig...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

ReadDavidson Announces its 2021 Book Selections and Invites Community to Participate

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ReadDavidson, an annual town-wide reading initiative that started in 2007, is a partnership between the Town of Davidson, the Davidson Public Library, Main Street Books, and local avid readers. The ReadDavidson committee encourages people to read a select...

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

Horsepower Restriction Request Withdrawn

On November 10, 2020, the Davidson Board of Commissioners discussed a request from the Davidson Pointe Home Owners Association (HOA) which sought a master plan amendment to remove the 10-horsepower restriction on all watercraft docked at the Davidson Poin...

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization Seeks Public Input

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: November 24, 2020

Davidson Police Department Launches Annual Angel Tree

The Davidson Police Department is currently kicking off its annual Angel Tree Program, a tradition which spans more than twenty years.

“We are able to continue this program because of the generosity and care of the Davidson Police Department, Dav...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

12 Days of Christmas in Davidson & Virtual Parade!

View the Annual North Mecklenburg Parade and Join Us for the 12 Days of Christmas in Davidson

The 38th Annual North Mecklenburg Parade will occur virtually on Saturday, December 5, 2020. While the parade will not be in-person this year, residents ...

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Posted on: November 11, 2020

North Carolina Remains in Phase 3 Town features new signage in support of public health

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On Tuesday, November 10, Governor Roy Cooper announced that North Carolina will remain in Phase 3 and continue implementing safety measures to combat the spread of COVID-19 in our state.  Further, Cooper announced that the indoor mass gathering l...

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

Jack Burney Community Service Award Committee Extending Nominations

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The Town of Davidson's Jack Burney Community Service Award Committee is extending its nomination deadline through February 28, 2021.  Due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions and how they impact the size of indoor gatherings, the town wants ...

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

NC Remains in Phase 3 through November 13 at 5:00 p.m.

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On Wednesday, October 21, Governor Roy Cooper announced that North Carolina will remain in Phase 3 and continue implementing safety measures to combat the spread of COVID-19 in our state.  Phase 3 will expire on November 13, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. &am...

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Davidson Public Art Commission Launches Banner Project: Area artists invited to submit designs

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The Davidson Public Art Commission is excited to announce the launch of a new banner project. In solidarity with recent national and local events- both tragic and inspiring- the project will line the main corridor to and through town with a variety of ban...

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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 24, 2020

Davidson Businesses Continue to Give Back

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While COVID-19 restrictions have taken a toll on local businesses everywhere, several in the Town of Davidson have really stepped up to continue to care for and give back to their community, and we want to say, "thanks!" 

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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 16, 2020

Stream Restoration Project to Begin: Unnamed Tributaries to West Branch Rocky River

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The NC Division of Mitigation Services (DMS) is partnering with the Town of Davidson to develop the unnamed tributaries to West Branch Rocky River Mitigation Site, located in Fisher Farm Park, to provide stream mitigation and compensate for impacts to Wat...

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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: August 13, 2020

Davidson College Offers Students In-Person and Virtual Instruction, Limits Access to Facilities Duri

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On Tuesday, August 11, 2020, Davidson College staff joined the Davidson Board of Commissioners virtual meeting to officially share their plans for Fall 2020 with our elected officials and the public. The college will be offering a blend of in-person and v...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Town Manager Jamie Justice Provides Davidson COVID-19 Update

Town Manager Jamie Justice Provides Davidson COVID-19 Update

Davidson’s Town Manager Jamie Justice provides residents with a brief update on COVID-19 in light of Governor Cooper’s announcement earlier this week extending Phase 2 "S...

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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: July 10, 2020

Thank You for Caring for Each Other and the Town

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Town of Davidson employees join together to thank residents for their kindness, care, patience, and support during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. We have all been humbled by the love you have shown for this community, the generosity with which you help your...

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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 18, 2020

A Message from Davidson's Board of Commissioners

Dear Davidson Neighbors,We know many of you have been watching the news over the last few weeks. While our attention has rightfully been turned to racial equity and the Black Lives Matter movement, we can’t forget that we are still in the midst ...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Town of Davidson Takes First Steps Towards Racial Healing, Approves Budget

Town of Davidson Takes First Steps in Response to Racial Healing, Unity, and Peace, Approves FY 2020-2021 Budget

On June 9, 2020, the Davidson Board of Commissioners began their virtual work session meeting by discussing the first steps in the town&rsq...

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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: June 5, 2020

An Important Message from the Davidson Board of Commissioners

As the elected leaders for the Town of Davidson, our priority is to make this community the best it can be for all our residents. Together, we have sought to make policy decisions that make Davidson a wonderful and safe environment. 2020 has forced us to ...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

A Message from the Davidson Police Chief

The past few days have brought forth evidence of police brutality against George Floyd in Minneapolis, MN. The circumstances of Mr. Floyd’s death and the failure of other officers on scene to protect him, an act recorded by bystanders, are shock...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

June Town of Davidson Events Canceled

June Events Canceled

As the situation continues to evolve with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Town of Davidson staff are working with guidance from the Davidson Board of Commissioners and state/county health department officials to plan for the days and weeks ahead. As of ...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Davidson Fire Department Earns New ISO Ratings

What is an ISO rating?

The North Carolina Department of Insurance handles Insurance Service Office (ISO) inspections and then assigns a Fire Protection Classification Rating, basically a “grade,” for the fire protection in a particular ...

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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 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 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 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 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 incredibl...

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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

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: 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

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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

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 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 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

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 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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