Posted on 07 March 2014.
Posted on 06 March 2014.
The Lake Norman Kiwanis Club hosts its annual pancake breakfast this Saturday, March 8, from 8am-noon, at Harvey’s Cornelius. The event is a fundraiser for the Ada Jenkins Center in Davidson as well as other local children’s charities. Meanwhile, the club is planning other activities in the works in coming months. Read the full story
Posted on 05 March 2014.
Eighth graders from Bailey Middle School are on the class trip to Charleston, SC, this week, where they’ve been touring sites including Fort Sumter, the USS Yorktown and the Boone Hall Plantation. Bonnie Lowe, one of the parent chaperones, sent us a few snaps. Thanks Bonnie!
UPDATE: We’re adding photos to this as we get them … See also Maggie McCarthy’s photo that captured the cold on Barrier Island and rain at the Boone Hall Plantation. Also photos from Aimee Symington and Gina Mayes Harris.
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Posted on 05 March 2014.
The family of Peter Michael Jordan is appealing for help with the investigation into the Feb. 19 murder of the 19-year-old Cornelius man at a Huntersville apartment complex. The Jordan family said Wednesday they are offering a $5,000 reward for information. Read the full story
Posted on 03 March 2014.
By DAVID BORAKS
The town of Cornelius hopes to choose a contractor in April and begin work as early as May to resurface two athletic fields at Bailey Road Park with artificial turf. That means the fields could be ready for use by next fall – just as the youth sports seasons resume.
The project got the green light Monday night, when Cornelius commissioners voted 5-0 in favor of a deal with Carolina Rapids soccer club to help pay for the $1.16 million project. The Cornelius-based nonprofit has agreed to pay nearly $850,000 over the next 12 1/2 years to help make the project happen, in return for the right to use the fields for its youth and adult soccer programs. Read the full story
Posted on 28 February 2014.
The race for the Republican nomination to replace state Rep. Thom Tillis is now a three-way battle. On Thursday, party activist Sharon Hudson of Huntersville filed to run for the seat. She’ll face a May primary against Cornelius commissioner John Bradford and former Cornelius Mayor Lynette Rinker. Read more about the latest entrant on our ELECTIONS PAGE»
Posted on 27 February 2014.
<a href=”http://davidsonnews.net/sports/2014/02/27/look-is-that-ryan-lochte-in-the-pool-yes/”><img class=”alignright size-full wp-image-79256″ alt=”sports bug with hat” src=”http://davidsonnews.net/files/2013/09/sportsbugHAT.jpg” width=”100″ height=”57″ /></a>If you’re on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram this is old news by now, but we had to take note: There’s a celebrity in the <strong>Cannon Pool</strong> at <strong>Davidson College</strong> this week: Olympic medalist and heart-throb <strong>Ryan Lochte</strong>. Story and photos in<a href=”http://davidsonnews.net/sports/2014/02/27/look-is-that-ryan-lochte-in-the-pool-yes/” target=”_blank”> SPORTS»</a>
Posted on 25 February 2014.
Meredith Elise Legg Stapleton, 26, of Huntersville, passed away Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, five years after being diagnosed with melanoma. Born in Raleigh and raised in West Virginia, she was a star athlete in high school and college, and later a coach, who went on to become a financial analyst. After her diagnosis, she made education about melanoma her cause. Services will be Thursday in Aiken, SC, with a visitation Friday in Huntersville and graveside service Saturday. See more in OBITUARIES»
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