Bosom buddies and big boats, a winning combinationDragon boat racing, breast cancer survivorship go hand-in-hand for the Healing Dragons team. LAKE NORMAN, N.C. -- There is a belief in the Japanese culture that tattoos of dragons evoke power and magic. The dragon image enjoys a lengthy history of strength and courage, which makes it an ideal image to… Read More
Researchers talk OM testing at state conferenceGREENSBORO, N.C. — The professional network of those aware of, and intrigued by, the abnormal occurrence rate of ocular melanoma (OM) in the Huntersville community is expanding. Saturday morning, while more than 100 participants were taking part in the second Lookin’ For A Cure 5K Fun Run and Walk at The… Read More
Family firm foils fakes and fraudsHUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- Jim Rockford, Thomas Magnum and Charlie’s Angels were all crackerjack detectives. Those classic television shows were neatly packaged between commercial breaks and solved within an hour. But their predictable storylines were also a far cry from reality. By contrast, Huntersville-based Vaudra International is an actual investigating firm with… Read More
Huskies roll by Hopewell, into off weekHalftime Friday marked the midpoint of Hough High’s football season, and the Huskies are off next week, providing coach Miles Aldridge with a chance to evaluate what has happened and anticipate what is to come. Read More
Horse's Mouth for September 28, 2016
“We’re the opposite of Noah’s ark. We don’t have two of anything.” — Davidson Day football coach Chad Grier, on how a number of injuries have affected his football team’s already small number of players. “We are in the process of putting together the team that will decide how to best…Read more...
Viewing life through a different lens
Anyone who knows me well, knows that I am an avid football fan. On any given Saturday or Sunday, I’m usually sitting back watching games when I see a real bone-headed play that leaves me thinking, “What was that all about?” Granted the play has been stopped, we know the…Read more...
Talk of the Towns for September 28, 2016
Crack a book, not a window Like many, Talkers have never understood why late night major sports championship celebrations often include turning over cars, lighting things on fire or smashing windows. They are similarly perplexed as to how a handful of protesters, as they did in Charlotte just this week,…Read more...
Where Is Luke? for Sept. 28, 2016