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Eddie and Connie Beach honored for community garden in Davidson

Posted at 10:23am on Dec. 11, 2014

Eddie and Connie Beach, were honored with the G. Jackson Burney Community Service Award during a ceremony at Davidson’s Town Hall.

Beth Bradley named Statesville High principal

Posted at 9:57am on Dec. 10, 2014

Beth Bradley, named to be the new principal at Statesville High, most recently was principal at Monticello Alternative School and director of Alternative Learning Programs for Iredell-Statesville Schools.

Iredell mother accused of abusing children

Posted at 2:11pm on Dec. 10, 2014

Investigators said the mother struck her 13-year-old daughter and then hit her 8-year-old son when he tried to intervene.

Music hall of fame gets more space

Posted at 12:18pm on Dec. 5, 2014

Eddie Ray was all smiles as he greeted the inductees, family members, sponsors and other guests Dec. 4 who previewed the N.C. Music Hall of Fame.

Religion news

Posted at 12:41am on Dec. 2, 2014

Compiled by Erica Batten

Troutman ponders options for ABC store

Posted at 12:08pm on Dec. 2, 2014

Troutman officials must decide whether to establish a ABC store supervised by a Troutman board or by the board in Statesville or Mooresville

Davidson library pulls in kids for Silly Science

Posted at 12:19pm on Dec. 2, 2014

Matthew Shaw’s approach to incorporating reading with hands-on activities has kids learning – and coming back for more.

Skilled Mooresville quilter preserved memories through her work

Posted at 12:28pm on Dec. 2, 2014

Green Stamps and a move to Mooresville in 2006 nudged Laurie Jasanay on her way to becoming a talented and award-winning quilter.

Teen raises money for navigation aids

Posted at 1:20pm on Dec. 2, 2014

When Michael Nutting learned that some of the navigational aids on Lake Norman need replacing or repairing, he took up the challenge.

Nonprofit raising money for Nigerian children

Posted at 10:29am on Dec. 4, 2014

Davidson-based nonprofit organization Access to Success Foundation is in the middle of its annual Meal-a-Thon, a holiday-themed effort that aims to raise $40,000 to provide meals to malnourished children in Nigeria.

Huntersville police partner with retailer to lower crime numbers at Walmart

Posted at 10:48am on Dec. 4, 2014

Huntersville police are partnering with the management at the new Walmart in town to help lower overall crime numbers in the area, particularly during the busy holiday season.

Iredell’s Humane Society foster program places animals in homes for holidays

Posted at 12:00pm on Dec. 4, 2014

The Humane Society of Iredell County is making sure this holiday season will be a happy one for the animals in their care, with their holiday fostering program.

Area Habitats consolidate

Posted at 11:19am on Dec. 2, 2014

The boards of the Lake Norman and Iredell County Habitats for Humanity have agreed to consolidate operations.

First time singing national anthem is for homecoming crowd

Posted at 10:05am on Dec. 2, 2014

Nov. 14, junior Jessica Pautz, sang “The Star-Spangled Banner” in front of the crowd attending the homecoming basketball game at Christ the King Catholic High School in Huntersville.

Backpack Meals Ministry helps feed needy kids on the weekends

Posted at 10:35am on Nov. 26, 2014

Backpack Meals has grown and evolved into Food for Days. Today the ministry has a permanent home at Suite 1B, 224 Rolling Hill Road. With 14 church partners and individual sponsors, the organization feeds children in all Mooresville schools and eight Iredell-Statesville schools.

Community Nativity Festival sets the mood for the Christmas season

Posted at 10:43am on Nov. 26, 2014

The Community Nativity Festival in Huntersville, which runs Dec. 4-6, is a family-friendly, non-denominational gathering that will feature more than 400 nativity sets from about 100 countries.

Davidson’s PiES promotes innovation, environment

Posted at 11:49am on Nov. 25, 2014

Davidson-based Project for Innovation, Energy and Sustainability will hold its upcoming Green Drinks Lake Norman meeting at Charlotte’s Triple C Brewing on Dec. 2.

Statesville Connects aids 400th utility customer

Posted at 3:01pm on Nov. 28, 2014

Statesville Connects, which provides relief to Statesville homeowners threatened with utility cutoffs, has just surpassed its 400th assistance recipient.

Christian Mission helps area family

Posted at 11:54am on Nov. 25, 2014

The Mooresville/Lake Norman Christian Mission has been helping local families in need for more than seven decades. Last year they saw a sharp rise in the number of folks seeking help, and expect that trend to continue this year.

Students test out of math, delve into robotics

Posted at 1:26pm on Dec. 3, 2014

Huntersville Elementary School students learn teamwork, problem-solving skills as they prepare for the Rockin’ Robotics competition in May

New landmark to emerge on Interstate 77 at Lake Norman

Posted at 7:22am on Nov. 28, 2014

Cornelius is paying to erect steel cables that will rise 42 feet to resemble two sails soaring over I-77 at Exit 28.

Religion news

Posted at 8:26am on Nov. 25, 2014

Compiled by Erica Batten

Religion news

Posted at 9:29am on Nov. 19, 2014

Compiled by Erica Batten

Mooresville triathlon group trains with coach who moved away

Posted at 9:43am on Nov. 19, 2014

Via Facebook, a group of triathletes from Mooresville still follows the training schedule their coach, former Olympian Sarah Andrews, 23, posts on the YMCA Master Swim Group Facebook page, even though she has moved to Asheville.

Thanksgiving service to be held Nov. 25

Posted at 1:49pm on Nov. 20, 2014

The Park will host the 2014 Citywide Interfaith Thanksgiving Service, which has drawn between 1,500 and 2,000 people annually in the last few years.

Hospital employee picked to fill vacant council seat

Posted at 1:38pm on Nov. 18, 2014

An Iredell County hospital executive will fill the Statesville City Council’s Ward 6 seat, which was vacated in October, when former Councilman Flake Huggins resigned.

Doctor’s Rx: Heal thy whole self

Posted at 3:53pm on Nov. 19, 2014

When patients find themselves in the Emergency Department at Carolinas Medical Center – Huntersville, they may end up going home with more than a prescription.

Cabarrus County park named in honor of Vietnam War veterans

Posted at 9:10am on Nov. 20, 2014

About 70 Vietnam War veterans and scores of others gathered at the site formerly known as North Cabarrus Park Nov. 15 to dedicate it under its new name, Vietnam Veterans Park. They were joined by a retired three-star general and a nationally known war correspondent and author in honoring all Vietnam Veterans, living or fallen.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer gives shopping safety tips

Posted at 3:17pm on Nov. 18, 2014

Officer Bob Phelps of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s University City Division One offers a list of holiday shopping and home delivery safety tips.

Mecklenburg to let Cornelius respond to 911 calls on Lake Norman

Posted at 11:50am on Nov. 20, 2014

Mecklenburg County has agreed to let the town of Cornelius respond to 911 calls on Lake Norman that were previously handled by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

Crafters strut their stuff at annual show

Posted at 12:36pm on Nov. 13, 2014

Painted stemware, jewelry, baked goods and holiday decorations enticed visitors during the annual Working Fingers Craft Festival, held at the Charles Mack Citizen Center on Nov. 1.

Religion news

Posted at 8:14am on Nov. 11, 2014

Compiled by Erica Batten

Mooresville 5K prizes? Money to help others

Posted at 12:27pm on Nov. 11, 2014

Everyone who crosses the finish line at the Pay It Forward 5K on Nov. 22 will receive a water bottle containing money – to send participants out into the community to do good.

NASCAR Technical Institute in Mooresville celebrates 200 student veterans

Posted at 2:45pm on Nov. 13, 2014

NASCAR Technical Institute gathered for a luncheon with military veteran students enrolled at the Mooresvillle campus on Veterans Day.

Troutman library builds on community momentum

Posted at 10:50am on Nov. 11, 2014

It’s been more than four years since the J. Hoyt Hayes Troutman Memorial Library opened, and by all indications the community likes it more and more.

East Lincoln Christian Ministry, once small, grew to meet needs of area’s needy

Posted at 12:13pm on Nov. 11, 2014

Beginning with a $500 donation from an anonymous benefactor in east Lincoln County in 1983, a nonprofit now serves the neediest of individuals and families in the greater Denver community

Nearly 2,000 trees to be planted around LKN

Posted at 2:06pm on Nov. 12, 2014

Volunteers with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services’ Creek ReLeaf program will plant roughly 2,000 trees in Huntersville and Davidson during two events in November.

Huntersville seeks redevelopment, purchase of downtown Anchor Mill property

Posted at 9:28am on Nov. 13, 2014

The town of Huntersville is seeking proposals from companies to buy and redevelop the downtown property known as the Anchor Mill. Interested companies and private sector developers have until the afternoon of Feb. 4 to submit a conceptual master plan for the nearly 31-acre site, which sits to the northeast of Town Hall.

Religion news

Posted at 1:46pm on Nov. 6, 2014

Compiled by Erica Batten

Huntersville physician: People confuse living will, DNR order

Posted at 1:53pm on Nov. 6, 2014

End-of-life directives, and the efforts they direct on behalf of terminal patients, aren’t like what people see on television, a local emergency medicine and hospice physician said.