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Undercover Boss episode featuring AdvantaClean's Jeff Dudan rescheduled for fall
Friday, 27 May 2016 10:00

AdvantaClean CEO Jeff Dudan was informed by the the producers of the reality television show Undercover Boss that the season finale episode of the show featuring Dudan and the company has been moved from its scheduled time slot this Sunday to the premier of the fall season. Because of Memorial Day weekend as well as the televised Coca-Cola 600, the show and network determined that viewership would be lower than desired for what the producers have described as a particularly strong episode.

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  • Grainda leads CSD into state final

    Grainda leads CSD into state final

    When the Community School of Davidson Spartans make their second soccer state finals appearance in three years Saturday at N.C. State, there will be a glaring difference. They’ll have Julia Grainda in uniform. Read More
  • Ramsey Creek Park beach opens this weekend

    Ramsey Creek Park beach opens this weekend

    CORNELIUS, N.C. -- Mecklenburg County’s only public swimming area on Lake Norman — something the county hasn’t had for three decades and local business and government officials have been pursuing for years — opens this weekend. Ribbon-cutting ceremonies featuring local electeds and representatives from the Mecklenburg County Parks and Recreation Department (MPRD) were Read More
  • CATS’ Lewis articulates intent for north BRT

    CATS’ Lewis articulates intent for north BRT

    New transit system CEO says bus rapid transit will operate on managed lanes if they are built. CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- After returning from an April trip to Denver, Colo., to view the development of the public transit system there, new Charlotte Area Transit System Chief Executive Officer John Lewis briefed the Read More
  • Showing them who’s ‘boss’

    Showing them who’s ‘boss’

    Jeff Dudan, founder of Huntersville-based AdvantaClean, goes undercover in CBS TV show. Editor's Note: AdvantaClean CEO Jeff Dudan was informed by the the producers of the reality television show Undercover Boss that the season finale episode of the show featuring Dudan and the company has been moved from its scheduled Read More
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Sports
Friday, 27 May 2016 11:19

A2S 3-on-3 tournament coming up

The Access to Success foundation, a non-profit organization founded by former Davidson basketball player Andrew Lovedale, will hold the Hoops for Hope 3-on-3 basketball tournament at North Meck Park Saturday, June 4.

Thursday, 26 May 2016 18:12

Whitehead named Big South POY

Lake Norman Charter junior Jeremy Whitehead has been named Big South 2A/3A Conference Baseball Player of the Year.

Feature Columns

  • Horse's Mouth for May 23, 2016
    “You fall into what you fall into. It wasn’t intentional.”— AdvantaClean founder and CEO Jeff Dudan on how he “fell” into the moisture remediation business while in Florida working with recovery efforts following Hurricane Andrew in 1992. He and his Huntersville-based business will be featured in Sunday’s season-finale of the…
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Final Thoughts

  • Time for this chicken to serve some courage
    There’s a countdown going on in my head right now, because according to the following text from a dear friend, I’ve got two weeks to get my act together. Sunday, April 17, 6:21 p.m.: “Sitting on the porch at the club and thinking of u!! I am leaving town for…
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  • Talk of the Towns for May 23, 2016
    Joyful bundles Talkers are sometimes thought of as pointedly precocious pundits, and while somewhat deserved, they also have a soft spot for those who know how to tug on their heartstrings. Last Thursday evening, some Talkers attended the second annual Baby Bundles Baby Shower at Cornelius Town Hall to benefit…
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  • Where Is Luke? for May 25, 2016
    Where Is Luke? for May 25, 2016 This picture of Citizen mascot Luke waiting his turn for a ride was taken somewhere in the Lake Norman area. Do you know where? Let us know by noon on Tuesday 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. Thanks to reader Teresa Burrows for the…
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Image of the week

  • No ... um ... kidding Pictures paint a thousand words, but in this case two prominent ones often associated with political proceedings, as North Carolina Sen. Jeff Tarte, a former mayor of Cornelius, holds a sign he won in a raffle at Sunday evening’s farm-to-table community dinner to benefit the Cornelius 9/11 Memorial. With Tarte,…