NCDOT holds meeting on downtown Huntersville streetsHUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- On a typical weekday, the total number of vehicles that pass through Gilead Road intersections at U.S. 21 and N.C. 115 in Huntersville during peak morning and afternoon commute times is almost equal to the combined total number of people who live, not just drive, in the neighboring… Read More
Cornelius budget heats upTalk of possible tax hike dates back to retreat. CORNELIUS, N.C. -- Year after year, the budget season at Cornelius Town Hall could best be described as pedestrian. Even as commissioners wrestled with the mathematical algorithms in the aftermath of 2011’s troubled countywide revaluation, by the time the budget was discussed… Read More
Duo makes Hough strong up the middleA chopper to short is cleanly secured, tossed to second and turned, and just like that, it’s an inning-ending double play. Read More
CSD stuns HoughCommunity School of Davidson was seeking a challenge when it scheduled Hough in girls’ soccer, but the Spartans got more than that Thursday night in Cornelius. A lot more. Read More
After Blake Wagoner’s round of 69 Monday, Hough High teammate Ben Woodruff asked him what he shot on the front nine at Birkdale Golf Club.
“Thirty-three,” replied Wagoner, peering out from beneath a white visor in the shade of the clubhouse.
Goodbye MECKA. Hello I-Meck.
That will be the case beginning in 2017 when the local 4A high school conference reverts to what it was prior to this four-year cycle. The N.C. High School Athletic Association’s conference realignment plan was finalized last week.
Horse's Mouth for April 27, 2016
“A couple of my fellow public servants, especially Mayor Chuck Travis, are campaigning hard to increase our town’s tax rate. This is unnecessary.”— Cornelius Commissioner Dave Gilroy in his regular e-mail newsletter to town residents regarding upcoming budget talks. “No one is ‘pushing’ for a tax increase. All elected officials…Read more...
Finally more eyes join OM probe
Years ago, when the list kept growing, there was sadness, anger and even desperation. As the number of known ocular melanoma cases in and around Huntersville expanded, so did the confusion and the questions: Why was this happening? What could be causing it? And, of course: Who is to blame?…Read more...
Talk of the Towns for April 27, 2016
Can’t see the forest Talkers never cease to be amused when their TV news brethren report something they they have “learned,” but a story reported last week on WBTV took the education of a talking microphone stand to a whole new level. And by level, they mean not one on…Read more...
Where Is Luke for April 27, 2016