Posted on 19 June 2013.
Get ready for more ways to watch first-run movies or TV series such as “True Blood” or “Game of Thrones.” MI-Connection Communication System on Wednesday unveiled a new service that lets HBO and Cinemax subscribers on the town-owned cable network watch programs on any of their devices – from TVs to computers to tablets. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Cornelius, Davidson, Mooresville
Posted on 17 June 2013.
MOORESVILLE – United Way of Central Carolinas’ has announced 2013-14 funding allocations for 16 nonprofit agency partners in the Lake Norman area. The Ada Jenkins Center, a regional community services center in Davidson, got just over $232,000, up slightly from this year. Mooresville Area Christian Mission received nearly $99,000 and other funding went to a wide range of agencies, from the Red Cross to Safe Alliance. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, Mooresville, Nonprofit news, Nonprofits
Posted on 17 June 2013.
Karen Bentley, Mecklenburg County Commissioner for District 1, will be the guest speaker at the next Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce Focus Friday issues session this Friday, June 21. Bentley will give an update on Mecklenburg County issues, including the status of a possible re-do of the 2011 property revaluation, the search for a new County Manager, Public Access Swimming, and the County Budget.
The monthly Focus Friday meetings are open to all chamber members and guests and include a question-and-answer session. The program is sponsored by DavidsonNews.net and CorneliusNews.net. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Calendar, Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, Lake Norman, Politics
Posted on 14 June 2013.
A former local charter school administrator was arrested this week and charged with indecent liberties with a child, though police and school officials say the charge is unrelated to his work at the local charter school.
Kevin Green, 45, of Cornelius, was arrested by Cornelius Police on Tuesday, June 11 on a warrant charging him with a single count of indecent liberties with a child, a felony. He was released on $25,000 bond, according to Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Department records.
Green’s attorney said later Friday that he denies the charge. He says he is innocent.
Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Davidson, Police Blotter, Schools
Posted on 13 June 2013.
We all watched that severe thunderstorm blow through after 5pm Thursday. Phil Simpson had a front-row seat from his back deck on Chapel Point Lane. (Phil Simpson photo)
Thunderstorms that blew through the Lake Norman area on Thursday afternoon knocked down limbs and power lines, produced hail in parts of Charlotte and lighting strikes, including one reported at a car dealership in Huntersville. A car fell on a tree on Hambright Road, and a house burned in Huntresville’
But areas to our northeast, especially Winston-Salem and Greensboro, were even harder hit. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Concord, Cornelius, Cornelius neighborhoods, Davidson, Huntersville, Mooresville, Public safety
Posted on 13 June 2013.
Cornelius Police charged a 21-year-old Denver man with DWI Sunday after he slammed his Chevy into an apartment building on Chandlers Landing, off West Catawba Ave. That call was among 65 for over the past week for Cornelius-Lemley Fire Department. Others included a vehicle fire on the I-77, a call to rescue a swimmer, who turned out to be fine, and 21 false alarms. More information about these and others below, along with a tally of this week’s medical calls. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Davidson, Downtown and old Cornelius, Exit 28 area, Harborside, Huntersville, West Catawba Avenue
Posted on 10 June 2013.
Bikers swarmed Jay’s at the Lake on Statesville Road Saturday at the end of the sixth annual Poker Run for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. (James Sanders/CorneliusNews.net)
Dozens of motorcyclists toured area roads and taverns Saturday in the 6th annual Poker Run, benefiting St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Read the full story
Posted in Concord, Cornelius, Davidson, Fund-raisers, Huntersville, Photo of the Day, Statesville Road/US 21
Posted on 07 June 2013.
Hough scholarship winners included, from from left, Emily Bales, Jessica Surane, Julianne Curlis. Back from left, Andrew Petry, John Manchester, David Snedecor, Keyonte Easter, Daniel Black.
On Tuesday, May 21, the W.A. Hough High School PTSA awarded scholarships to eight seniors who contributed to the community through leadership, advocacy or service during their high school years and were positively impacted by their experience. The selection committee consisted of local town leaders and Hough parents.
Posted in Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, Schools