Lake Norman & Mooresville

Lake Norman news briefs

Davidson

Goose control: The town began a program to control the Canada geese population in Roosevelt Wilson Park. The program is nonlethal and is endorsed by the Humane Society of the United States.

The town has contracted with Charlotte-based Goose Busters! to use trained herding dogs and other methods to curb the number of geese.

"The Canada Geese have become a nuisance to our citizens," said Operations Supervisor Ron McMillan. "They are damaging the landscape, polluting the water, leaving a mess on the walkways, and sometimes frightening people. "

Area

Habitat build: The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce recently announced its plans for Business Build 2012, which will fund and build a house for a family selected by Our Towns Habitat For Humanity.

Donors can send a check made out to Our Towns Habitat for Humanity, P.O. Box 1088, Davidson, NC 28036, c/o Tammy Cox.

Write "Business Build 2012" in the memo portion of the check and provide your contact information and the name of the donating organization.

Residents can also make donations at www.ourtownshabitat.org/chamber_2011.html.

Huntersville

Police Academy: Applications are being taken for the 5th annual Citizen's Police Academy. The session runs Jan. 24- March 27. The Academy is a 10-week program held 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Huntersville Police Department, 102 Gilead Road.

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