Thirty-one Davidson art galleries, restaurants and other businesses will be open from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday for a free Arts Gallery Crawl featuring nearly 50 regional artists.
Park at any of nine stops and ride to venues on a trolley to enjoy art, live music and refreshments.
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Owners Julie Baker and Nicole Glenn recently opened J. Cole & Co. Salon at 432 S. Main St., Davidson, in the South Main Square retail center.
Baker and Glenn operate in the former Ultimate Salon, which they bought from owner Ron Hylton. They have a combined 42 years in the industry. Details: 704-892-9460; www.jcoleandcompanysalon.com.
Our Town Cinemas in Davidson is selling advance tickets and accepting group bookings for showings April 8 through 21 of the inspirational movie "Soul Surfer."
Tickets and other details: 704-237-3238; www.our
The Mooresville-South Iredell Economic Development Corp. board of directors has named Robert Carney Jr. as the agency's executive director.
He was chosen after a search that began in February. He has been interim executive director since Feb. 1, when former executive director Russell Rogerson resigned to accept a senior vice presidency with the Charlotte Regional Partnership.
Previously Carney was the organization's existing industry and marketing manager for three years.
Brian Center Health & ReTirement of Mooresville invites everyone to its "Spring Fling" event 2-5 p.m. Friday.
Besides tours of the facility, there will be music, an Easter egg hunt, a cake walk and door prizes.
The center is at 752 E. Center Ave., Mooresville.
National Rifle Association counselor Troy Perry has joined the soon-to-open Point Blank Range, on N.C. 150 West in Mooresville, as director of training and instruction.
Perry has provided personal self-defense and firearms training in the Lake Norman area for about 13 years.
NRA counselor is the highest instructor designation recognized by the NRA. Out of 80,000-plus NRA-certified firearms instructors nationwide, 1,600 are NRA counselors.
Karen Wolter recently joined the Davidson law firm of Bringewatt & Snover as a partner.
Wolter lives in Cornelius and brings more than 17 years of professional and civic experience to the firm. She worked at Smith, Helms, Mulliss & Moore in Charlotte and Alston and Bird in Atlanta, where she practiced general commercial litigation.
Her practice includes pre-litigation dispute resolution, corporate governance and risk management. Wolter is also experienced in education law, negotiation of executive compensation packages, commercial litigation, nonprofit governance and municipal government code enforcement.
Wolter has served on the board of directors of Davidson Day School since 2002 and has chaired that board since 2007. She also volunteers her legal services with Legal Aid of North Carolina and is a member of the Mecklenburg County and N.C. bar associations.
She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin and graduated magna cum laude from Georgia State University College of Law.
Homesley & Wingo Law Group, 330 S. Main St., Mooresville, will host its first Business After Hours at 5 p.m. April 26.
Charlotte jazz band Actual Proof will perform, and beer and wine will be served along with heavy hors d'oeuvres from The Prickly Pear.