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Plaza Midwood Art Crawl and more in this week's art picks
Student Exhibit at Davidson College: The exhibit features printmaking, digital media, painting, drawing and sculptures by Davidson students, both art and non-art majors.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
BC-NC--North Carolina Coverage Advisory, NC
The Carolinas News Editor is Tim Rogers. The breaking news supervisor is Jack Jones.
Earth Day: - So the Earth can be prettier'
Mecklenburg County celebrated Earth Day by bringing people, tents, tote bags, fuel-efficient cars and brochures full of information to the corner of Trade and Tryon in uptown Charlotte.
City, Riverkeeper reach settlement
The City of Thomasville reached a settlement in its lawsuit with the Yadkin Riverkeeper over repeated violations of the Clean Water Act.
Jacksonville Daily News
4 NC Gop Senate hopefuls meet on stage for debate
Four of the eight Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate in North Carolina are meeting on the same stage for a live debate two weeks before the May 6 primary.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Radio Shakespeare: Merchant of Venice.
The Davidson College English Department and WDAV invite you to a live radio broadcast of Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. This unique production of the Elizabethan classic harkens back to the heyday of radio drama, and is presented in commemoration of the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's baptism.
Craven Relay, Barbershop show highlight busy week
Two annual traditions are scheduled Friday - the area Shriners Fish Fry and the 20th annual Relay for Life of Craven County.
War Is A Crime
Three Images the World Needed
Employees of the U.S. government refer to people they murder as "bugsplat." They pretend that the men, women, and children they are killing with drones are just bugs, because they just look like little fuzzy creatures on a computer screen.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Some charter school leaders resist salary disclosure
Leaders of four Charlotte-area charter schools say they won't provide the same salary information that other public schools do, even though state education officials say the law requires it .
Weekly Roundup 4.18.14: The Best Novel I've Read in a Long Time, and Other Reading Notes
Last week I returned from the Festival of Faith and Writing, a conference that is just what it sounds like, populated by writers and readers and people of faith.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
The Second Coming of Homeless Jesus
Just in time for Easter, Jesus has found a way to freak out privileged people in a small town in North Carolina.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Sculpture of Homeless Jesus Sparks Controversy
When it comes to religious art, depictions of Jesus tend to feature him as saintly, reverential, floating above mere mortals or healing them with his touch .
Mon Apr 14, 2014
A visit to Davidson Farmer's Market
Many readers might already be familiar with the Davidson Farmer's Market and know about the many quality products offered by vendors.
Statue of Jesus as a Vagrant Leaves Today Show Hosts Speaking Tongues
For months, residents of Davidson, N.C., have debated the merits of a bronze statue of Jesus Christ as a homeless man on a local park bench.
The Raw Story
Woman calls police on 'Homeless Jesus' statue installed in upscale neighborhood
A recently installed statue depicting Jesus as a homeless man sleeping on a bench caused a local woman, believing it was real, to call the police out of fear for the safety of her neighborhood.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
NC woman calls police on homeless Jesus
A church in Davidson, NC placed a bronze statue of Jesus sleeping while homeless on their property.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Charlotte's new mayor, a Thomasville native
Thomasville native Dan Clodfelter takes the oath of office Wednesday as the mayor of Charlotte.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Couple donates $10 million to Davidson College
The chairman of Davidson College's Board of Trustees and his wife have donated $10 million toward a new academic building and scholarships.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
A 'problem solver' undertakes new challenge
Democratic officials in Dan Clodfelter's state Senate district will choose somebody to fill out his term – and another one.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
New Davidson psychiatric hospital relieves bed shortage
Tom Gettelman, vice president and facility executive of the new psychiatric hospital in Davidson, leads a tour on one of three patient units, named River Birch, Fraser Fir and Mountain Laurel.