• CSD visits LNC in young rivalry

    Lake Norman Charter hosts Community School of Davidson Friday for the third game of a local football series that appears to be gaining traction. The matchup of small public schools and neighbors is a game that seems to make sense for both programs. Read More
  • Lack of sponsor endangers River Run event

    DAVIDSON, N.C. -- For what could be the last (at least for now) Web.com Tour tournament in Davidson, River Run Country Club is still determined to make it the best. The Small Business Connection Championship, the second of four golf tournaments in the 2015 Web.com Tour Finals, will be held at Read More
  • Hotel a replacement for Davidson Town Hall?

    DAVIDSON, N.C. -- Just how complex can planning for Davidson’s future be? How about when the Town Board’s two most in-depth conversations deal with the seemingly incongruous topics of a potential downtown hotel and a development moratorium? That was the case on Aug. 25 as commissioners were asked to provide direction Read More
  • Next generation of Lake Norman-area leaders announced

    Eighteen area high school students have recently been accepted into the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce’s 2015-16 Junior Leadership Lake Norman program. Read More
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Thursday, 03 September 2015 15:13

'Cats open at The Citadel Saturday

It’s time for football at Davidson College, and the Wildcats are hopeful 2015 is the year when things turn around.

Thursday, 03 September 2015 14:43

Patriots approach Friday's game as a 'must win'

Davidson Day football coach Chad Grier did something new this week. He told his team that an early September game, Friday’s contest at Providence Day, is a must win.

Feature Columns

  • Horse's Mouth for September 2, 2015
    “To be brutally honest, what drives this kind of event is a solid relationship with a well-known tournament sponsor, and with Chiquita that’s what we had. At present, we haven’t identified another corporate sponsor and we don’t have one waiting in the wings, so it appears, right now, that the…

Final Thoughts

  • ‘Reply all’ remorse for wounding words
    If you’ve paid any attention at all to the unyielding 24/7 news cycle, there’s no way you could escape the perpetually entertaining, honest-to-goodness reality TV show that is the Donald Trump 2016 presidential campaign. Although media outlets like the Huffington Post have insisted that they will only cover his run…
  • Talk of the Towns for September 2, 2015
    Macabre motivation The headline on the website ucncfootball.com said it all: “Execution sparks Panthers 2-0 start.” By their very nature, Talkers tend to be the literal sort, so they clicked on the link to learn more of the story behind this attention-grabbing header. It seemed to be a very strange…
  • Where Is This? for Sept. 2, 2015
    Where Is This? for Sept. 2, 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

  • In case you’ve ever wondered This is what a fire hydrant looks like below ground level. Looking a lot like a horizontal “minion” this hydrant was spotted awaiting installation along Gilead Road near downtown Huntersville.