• McKillop notches 500th win

    A few longtime Davidson fans approached Bob McKillop as he exited the new Vance Center media room Saturday and presented him with a homemade poster marking his 500th career win. They held it up during the game. Read More
  • CSD tops Thomas Jefferson, advances to 1A semifinal

    In a game full of huge plays, there was a sense that the team with the ball last just might pull off a dramatic victory Friday night, when conference rivals Community School of Davidson and Thomas Jefferson squared off in a 1A state quarterfinal matchup at North Meck High. Read More
  • Mallard Creek rolls by Hough in third round

    So much went right for Hough all season, but very little did Friday night. The Mallard Creek Mavericks had a lot to do with it. Read More
  • Kindred finds place on yet another foodie list

    DAVIDSON, N.C. -- It’s another accolade from the foodie set for Davidson’s Kindred restaurant. Following in the afterglow of its recognition as one of the country’s top 10 new restaurants as named by Bon Appétit magazine a few months ago, Kindred has now been named as a finalist out of nearly Read More
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Monday, 30 November 2015 16:46

Vikings win the Holden, off to 5-0 start

North Meck trailed Lake Norman Charter by one with three minutes left in the first half of Saturday’s Leroy Holden Classic championship. A minute prior, the Vikings had taken their first lead of the game.

Tuesday, 24 November 2015 17:18

Hough aims to beat Mallard Creek again

Hough finally got past perennial power Mallard Creek during the regular season this year, but to advance any more in the 4AA state playoffs, the second-seeded Huskies will have to beat the Mavericks for the second time in seven weeks.

Feature Columns

  • Horse's Mouth for November 25, 2015
    “We have one group that thinks canceling (the contract) is the only option. And we have another group that thinks moving forward with other modifications is the only option.”— North Carolina Rep. Charles Jeter of Huntersville, organizer of Monday’s I-77 managed lanes summit, in closing remarks at the conclusion of…

Final Thoughts

  • Things to be thankful for in the real world
    As a young child, I imagine our family observed Thanksgiving much the same as the average, traditional American family did. There was a ton of preparation the day before (translation: it started with a tortuous trip through the grocery store with my mom while my ever-so-pleasant little brother bounced up…
  • Talk of the Towns for November 25, 2015
    Legislative symbolism In the wake of Monday’s I-77 summit organized by North Carolina Rep. Charles Jeter of Huntersville, Jeter announced he would submit legislation next year that would limit the population-weighted voting power of any metropolitan planning organization in the state to 37.5 percent. The idea’s objective, which will undoubtably…
  • Where Is This? for Nov. 25, 2015
    Where Is This? for Nov. 25, 2015 This photo was taken somewhere in the Lake Norman area. Do you know where? Let us know by e-mailing the Citizen at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Be sure to include your name.

Image of the week

  • Sharing the spirit of the season Emma Lippiner was among the third graders from Davidson Day School who spent a good part of Tuesday delivering food to help local families in need. During a two-week food drive leading up to the Thanksgiving season, DDS students set a goal to collect 3,000 cans of food, and they…