Posted on 24 May 2013.
Security camera caught the man attempting to rob the Fifth Third in Mooresville. (Mooresville Police Department)
Police think the robbery of a Fifth Third Bank in Huntersville and the attempted robbery of a Fifth Third in Mooresville on Friday may be related.
Mooresville police reported that a man tried to rob the Fifth Third at 329 N. Main St. on Friday morning just before 11am. An emergency call came in at 10:53am. Police issued a security camera photo and are asking for help identifying the suspect.
Mooresville police said they believe the incident is related to a robbery at Fifth Third Bank in Huntersville around 12:20pm. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Huntersville, Mooresville, Police blotter, Police Blotter
Posted on 22 May 2013.
The Mecklenburg Union Metropolitan Planning Organization voted unanimously Wednesday night to add the N.C. DOT’s proposed I-77 widening project to the region’s long-range transportation plan and priority list. The vote was uneventful, but the meeting wasn’t, as toll opponents packed a meeting room in the Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center continuing their fight against the widening project. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Davidson, Exit 28 area, Huntersville, Living with Growth, Mecklenburg County, Mooresville, Planning & Development, Politics, Transportation
Posted on 14 May 2013.
SOURCE: Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools
CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education on Tuesday unanimously approved a proposed 2013-14 budget request of $365.9 million from Mecklenburg County. The budget request identifies greater choice for students and increased capacity for technology as two key areas of focus, reflecting input from students, parents and the public in general. The district also identifies stronger partnerships with business, the faith community and local organizations as a top priority. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, Schools
Posted on 13 May 2013.
The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce is hosting a series of seminars and networking events to celebrate Small Business Week May 13-17. The week includes the joint Lake Norman, Mooresville, Lincoln County chambers Business After Hours on Thursday, and the annual Small Business of the Year Awards Friday. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Calendar, Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, Mooresville
Posted on 13 May 2013.
“I’m so bored!” As predictably as the singing of cicadas, summer brings the familiar cry of ennui from children big and small. Fortunately, once your son or daughter reaches age 14 you can respond as parents have for generations: “Get a job!”
Child labor is the subject of both state and federal laws designed to protect children from dangerous jobs and exploitation. The first federal law regulating child labor was passed in 1916. In 1918, Roland Dagenhart of Charlotte challenged the restrictions, claiming that Congress had no power to prevent him from sending his sons, aged 12 and 14, to work at Atherton Mill. The U.S. Supreme Court agreed with Mr. Dagenhart and invalidated the law. The Dagenhart children were free to work. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Common Laws, Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, Mooresville
Posted on 13 May 2013.
More than 700 runners joined in for the Run Wild 5K and Wild Child Fun Run in Huntersville’s Birkdale neighborhood Saturday, raising $30,000 for the African Children’s Project. Davidson-based Olympian Anthony Famiglietti won the race in one of the fastest 5K times in the area in recent memory. Claire Naisby of Davidson won the women’s division. See results and photos in our latest Running column, in SPORTS»
Posted in Birkdale, Cornelius, Davidson, Health & Fitness, Huntersville, Photo of the Day, Photo of the Day, Sports
Posted on 10 May 2013.
A man was seriously injured Thursday night in a one-car crash on Mt. Holly-Huntersville Road in Huntersville. Meanwhile, Concord Police are seeking a suspect in a robbery of a BB&T bank branch Thursday afternoon. Plus other items from Cornelius police files this week. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Huntersville, Police blotter, Police Blotter
Posted on 09 May 2013.
The May 17 groundbreaking will start work on Hyde Park, a complex of “upscale” storage suites. Here’s an architect’s drawing of the planned building.
State and local leaders are expected to join in a groundbreaking next Friday, May 17, for the 35-acre Cornelius Commerce Park, off Bailey Road. Developers Kevin Mahl and Jamie Rolewicz said the event will mark the start of work on the first of two buildings on the property, a storage facility called Hyde Park on Bailey. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Calendar, Cornelius, Huntersville, Planning & Development