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Lake Norman region transportation issues are focus of summit

Posted at 11:16am on Sep. 25, 2014

Projected growth around the Lake Norman region – and how to best plan for roads and other transportation infrastructure – will bring elected officials, economic leaders, property owners and interested citizens from more than four counties together during the Lake Norman Transportation Commission’s second annual summit on Sept. 30.

Religion news

Posted at 6:15pm on Sep. 18, 2014

Compiled by Erica Batten

Davidson to revamp its affordable housing program

Posted at 3:36pm on Sep. 19, 2014

Davidson leaders are seeking public input on proposed changes to the town’s affordable housing program.

Denver CROP Walk to be held Oct. 5

Posted at 2:13pm on Sep. 19, 2014

East Lincoln Christian Ministry in Denver, an organization that provides food and other assistance to the neediest of East Lincoln’s citizens, faces greater needs for help than ever in its 25-year existence, leaders of the organization say.

Complaints flow as Mooresville’s Doolie Road backs up

Posted at 3:57pm on Sep. 11, 2014

One Mooresville resident isn’t giving up on fixing backed-up traffic on Doolie Road between Lake Norman High and N.C. 150, and he is spreading the word about a plan to extend Doolie through the nearby Morrison Plantation development.

Annual quilt show returns to Mooresville Oct. 10-11

Posted at 6:11pm on Sep. 18, 2014

“Handmade in America,” the annual show of the Mooresville Centerpiece Quilters Guild, will be Oct. 10-11 at Talbert Recreation Center.

Troutman offers Barium Springs YMCA support but no money

Posted at 12:13pm on Sep. 17, 2014

The Barium Springs YMCA, which must negotiate a new lease for the land it sits on and has seen chronically low membership since it opened, is looking for support from the town of Troutman to help it continue in the future.

Zumba leads to community activism for Denver mom

Posted at 10:32am on Sep. 23, 2014

Denver’s Jennifer Macaluso became immersed in the world of Zumba, a course that would ultimately lead her into the role of community activist.

Teen’s soap charity helps those in need

Posted at 10:13am on Sep. 9, 2014

Alexandria Mills, 15, has been collecting toiletries for people in need since she was about 7 years old.

Giving back

Posted at 10:19am on Sep. 10, 2014

Compiled by Lauren Bailey

Huntersville’s economic growth called good; consultant makes recommendations

Posted at 5:50pm on Sep. 18, 2014

Huntersville has been on the right track in its economic development efforts, a national consulting group says, and the group has made recommendations that could help officials guide future growth for at least the next 10 to 15 years.

Huntersville ranks No. 8 in N.C. for safety, real estate website says

Posted at 3:01pm on Sep. 18, 2014

Huntersville has been named one of the top 10 safest places in the state by a national real estate group, a ranking that police believe they can improve even more.

Religion news

Posted at 9:17am on Sep. 9, 2014

Compiled by Erica Batten

Lake Norman nonprofit encourages others to help ‘Save A Life’

Posted at 4:56pm on Sep. 11, 2014

A newly formed Lake Norman nonprofit looks to raise awareness about the importance of organ donation at inaugural Save A Life Golf Classic Oct. 6 at Trump National Golf Club in Mooresville

Blues singer fled New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, moved to Mooresville

Posted at 8:04am on Sep. 11, 2014

Pat “Mother Blues” Cohen has been singing to people since she was six. She’s a favorite at a Mooresville law firm’s annual “Blues & Burritos” charity fundraising event on Sept. 19.

17-year-old’s dog toys help area rescue group

Posted at 11:06am on Sep. 9, 2014

By combining her ambitions of a future in the fashion industry with her passion for helping animals, Emma Hewson began recycling donated T-shirts into dog toys she now sells to raise money for Catering to Cats and Dogs.

Changes considered for accident-prone Statesville intersection

Posted at 12:00pm on Sep. 9, 2014

To increase safety, N.C. DOT has recommended that the median at East Broad Street and Elm Place in Statesville be extended across the intersection, restricting motorists from making most turns.

Veterans to be honored at fairgrounds festival

Posted at 12:05pm on Sep. 9, 2014

A Thank You Festival to honor all veterans will take place on Sept. 20 at the Iredell County Fairgrounds in Troutman.

Triplett UMC has big plans for new expansion

Posted at 12:09pm on Sep. 9, 2014

Triplett UMC held meetings, looked at plans and raised money for a $2.4 million building project that broke ground in August. The two structures that will total about 23,000 square feet should be finished in about a year.

Bull Shooters hold event to raise money, have fun

Posted at 10:12am on Sep. 9, 2014

The Mecklenburg Bull Shooters will once again Shoot for Joy at Kidd Farm in Huntersville to honor the wife of one of the founders and raise money for several area charities.

Lake Norman hotel plans should be rejected, board votes

Posted at 8:04pm on Sep. 11, 2014

Mooresville Planning Board urges town commissioners to deny rezoning for planned 25-acre Alcove Commons development.

Huntersville police say pizza robbery was inside job

Posted at 12:46pm on Sep. 11, 2014

Police said they also are looking for two men. Investigators allege that a shift-leader at the restaurant conspired with the two other suspects in the robbery.

My Breast Friend holds first fundraiser Sept. 11

Posted at 2:29pm on Sep. 8, 2014

When Tempi Wilkinson had her first mammogram in November of 2013, she realized two things. One, the experience brought her a lot of unexpected anxiety and misery. And two, it shouldn’t have to be that way.

Green Teacher Network blossoms in first year

Posted at 1:17pm on Sep. 9, 2014

A local network of teachers and organizations that hopes to use schoolyard gardens as a way to reach students has grown dramatically during its first year and is looking to expand even more.

DAR rededicates historical marker

Posted at 11:11am on Sep. 4, 2014

Cameras clicked as traffic whizzed past a landmark on Langtree Road near Herring Way, but no one took photos of passing cars and trucks. Instead, members of the Mary Slocumb Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and interested observers focused on a granite marker.

Traveling 9/11 exhibit calls Mooresville home

Posted at 2:46pm on Sep. 10, 2014

Mooresville-based Specialized Mobile Exhibits created a nationally touring 9/11 exhibit for the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation and it will celebrate its one-year anniversary on the road on Sept. 11

Religion news

Posted at 11:03am on Sep. 4, 2014

Compiled by Erica Batten

Colleges cautious about Ebola risk

Posted at 2:47pm on Sep. 10, 2014

A recent outbreak of the Ebola virus thousands of miles away has raised concern among local university and college officials that study-abroad programs and independent travel to affected regions could bring the deadly disease onto their campuses.

Funding cut for interstate improvements

Posted at 10:54am on Sep. 3, 2014

Under a new procedure this year, funding for the second phase of the Interstate 40/Interstate 77 interchange improvements in Statesville has been bumped downward on the state’s transportation priorities list, potentially delaying completion of the project.

Guest chef’s meal at Davidson College spiced with perseverence

Posted at 12:33pm on Sep. 3, 2014

When the 1999 Davidson College alum Randall Mardus prepares Italian dishes and speaks to diners as the college’s first guest chef of the school year, he might also serve some humble pie.

Katherine and Anne: an 8-decade friendship

Posted at 11:11am on Sep. 3, 2014

When Katherine Dellinger Helton and Anne Sherrill Eudy began attending school at the old Rock Springs campus on N.C. 16 in Denver (now a Catholic Church), they couldn’t possibly imagine that they were beginning a lifelong friendship.

Mile-long stretch of greenway to open in Huntersville

Posted at 3:06pm on Aug. 28, 2014

A grand opening ceremony Sept. 9 will open a new segment of Torrence Creek Tributary greenway. Plans for the trail began taking shape in the county’s greenway master plan, which was adopted before 1990.

Religion news

Posted at 8:19am on Aug. 27, 2014

Compiled by Erica Batten

Lake Norman Big Band delights bowling alley restaurant crowd

Posted at 11:57am on Aug. 29, 2014

The three-year-old group sells out its monthly shows at The Finish Line restaurant, inside George Pappas Victory Lanes in Mooresville.

Analytics bring life to fantasy sports

Posted at 11:47am on Aug. 29, 2014

A Davidson College professor and a recent graduate created an algorithm for the online fantasy sports gaming website Major League Fantasy

No injuries in Mooresville house fire

Posted at 6:52pm on Aug. 30, 2014

The blaze broke out about 3:50 p.m. at a single-story frame residence in the 500 block of North Church Street, fire officials said. That is about two blocks from the downtown district.

Catawba County ready for new Sherrills Ford/Terrell area library

Posted at 2:16pm on Aug. 26, 2014

Anticipating the eventual need for a larger library in the Sherrills Ford/Terrell area, Catawba County commissioners, with the support of county leadership, began several years ago to set money aside for a new building.

Mooresville teacher sets out on sea expedition

Posted at 2:19pm on Aug. 27, 2014

Lindsay Knippenberg, an earth and marine sciences teacher at Mooresville High School, will join an expedition to explore uncharted areas of the ocean floor between Puerto Rico and the British Virgin Isles this month.

New grant program to stimulate business interest in Davidson’s historic district

Posted at 11:11am on Aug. 29, 2014

Davidson invests in downtown spaces

Cornelius man wins 2nd national water skiing title

Posted at 12:15pm on Aug. 26, 2014

Cornelius resident Don Aschenbrenner recently competed in the 72nd GOODE Water Ski National Championships in Florida, where he won his division for the second time