A primary secondaryOnce you’ve seen the Hough High defensive backs in action, a quarterback’s nightmare scenario is rather simple to visualize. Read More
Chiquita Classic evolves into vital community playerDAVIDSON, N.C. -- Representatives of Chiquita Brands International were pleased with just about every aspect of last year’s Chiquita Classic golf tournament at River Run Country Club in Davidson. Now they are focused on making just about everything about the Web.com Tour Finals event even better. “2013 was enormously successful for… Read More
Potential suitor for Anchor Mill approaches HuntersvilleHUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- The abandoned, old stepsister in the heart of Huntersville’s downtown may have a promising suitor. Prior to Monday’s regular town board meeting, Huntersville officials heard a preliminary proposal from representatives of Florida-based TDON Development Inc. that would transform the vacant site of a long-gone manufacturing plant — known as… Read More
Something's brewingMooresville's only brewery joints its only roaster for a match made in hops heaven. MOORESVILLE, N.C. -- [A busy city sidewalk, circa 198-whatever, where two twenty-somethings coming from opposite directions, each listening to their Walkman, slam into each other. One had been munching on a chocolate bar, while the other, for… Read More
Horse's Mouth for August 20, 2014
“I will not be able to answer intelligently primarily because ... (highway improvement) is not a county function. We just don’t have a dog in the fight.”— Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners Chairman Trevor Fuller to a group of north Mecklenburg residents in Davidson, some of whom were on hand…Read more...
Letters to the Editor for July 16, 2014
How can there be so little funding? The very basic question/comments I have are: 1- I shouldn’t need to fully understand the intricate details of the agreement or traffic solution methods as our taxpayer $ pay for NCDOT and CRTPO staff to look out for our best interest. 2- How…Read more...
A serious lesson from a seriously funny man
The next time you hear anyone suggest that a person with depression should “snap out of it” and “just be happy,” I want you to answer with two words: Robin Williams. The frenetic comedian, who died Monday of an apparent suicide, lived a public life in which it appeared he’d…Read more...
Talk of the Towns for August 20, 2014
Dollars and sense Talkers can’t comprehend all the jukin’ and jivin’ in the high-finance world of mergers and acquisitions, but when “dollars” start popping up everywhere, it’s hard not to pay attention. Best we can tell, if you’ve got “Dollar” in your name, you gotta be in the game as…Read more...
Where Is This? for August 20, 2014