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Davidson County airport seeks lift via marketing

The new managers of the Davidson County Airport are investing thousands of dollars in a marketing plan aimed at transforming the quiet rural facility into an international arrival destination for a variety of aircraft. Plans by Fly High Lexington — a private company contracted by the county to run the airport — are part of a larger blueprint to improve the facility and address a decline in activity experienced during the recession. The 75-acre airport is located on I-85 just south of Lexington and primarily caters to general aviation customers. Fly High will spend between $10,000 and $15,000 each year …

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Innagural Barbecue Cookoff Receives Sanctioning

(Lexington, NC)  Uptown Lexington, Inc. will host the area’s first BBQ Capital Cook-off, which was sanctioned by Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS)   just last week.   The event will be held April 22-23, 2011 in uptown Lexington. “It is a huge endorsement for Uptown Lexington, Inc. to receive this ‘seal of approval’ from KCBS,” said Chad Hodges, chair of the BBQ Capital Cook-off.  “KCBS sanctioning brings integrity, experience, a base of cookers and judges, and a support system of other organizers. So this provides the platform to make sure we have a respected and successful event right from the start. ” Click here to read the entire article.

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New FBO Operator at Davidson County Airport, Lexington NC New Website and Special Fly In Packages

Lexington, NC (December 15, 2010) – Davidson County Airport in Lexington, North Carolina is under the direction of a new fixed base operator. Karel Van Der Linden replaced former FBO operator Everette Tate after buying out Tate and Carolina Aero Services, LLC. Van Der Linden will operate under the name Fly High Lexington, LLC.

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