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Twenty miles north of Charlotte and home to Davidson College, the town of Davidson is the richest and best-educated in Mecklenburg County. Last year, a plan to sell public land to build a development called Luminous precipitated the formation of Save Davidson. The group is pledging to promote government transparency and preserve the town’s character.
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In 2009, artist Tom Stanley was commissioned by the Charlotte Area Transit System to create art integrated into the Tom Hunter Station for the upcoming LYNX Blue Line Extension light rail. To learn about the community through the perspective of local children, Stanley visited schools for the project with the theme of “home” in mind. The station’s art incorporates stencils of the students’ houses and street scenes, and poems about their neighborhoods.
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Mayor Vi Lyles swept into office last year with a resounding win over her Republican opponent, Charlotte City Council member Kenny Smith, and a mandate for change that also transformed the makeup of the eleven-member council. Lyles is the city’s first black female mayor and is committed to addressing affordable housing, policing, employment, and other civic issues.
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Dr. Marshall Silverman and Dr. Holly Smith of Signature Healthcare in SouthPark discuss the challenges of population growth outpacing the growth of primary care physicians. Concierge medicine arrived in Charlotte fifteen years ago with the opening of Signature Healthcare, creating an option for patients willing to pay a membership fee for an improved primary care experience. As healthcare and medicine continue to change, a new system for treating the wider population is needed.
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The Western North Carolina Cheese Trail is a cooperative effort of ten cheesemakers and four farms. Most of North Carolina’s cheese makers use goat or cow milk, or a combination of both, to make their cheeses. Among the award-winning cheeses is Rocket’s Robiola made at Boxcarr Handmade Cheese, and the Roasted Red Pepper Chevre from Goat Lady Dairy.
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