Davidson counting on its freshmenIt's not yet exam time at Davidson, but freshmen Peyton Aldridge, Nathan Ekwu and Oskar Michelsen are already being put to the test. Read More
Working to douse smoldering embersNon-compliant firewood business near downtown Huntersville is at the intersection of small town and mid-size city conflict. Then came the churches, then came the schools Then came the lawyers, and then came the rules HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- The verse from the Dire Straits classic "Telegraph Road" is about the most succinct… Read More
Cornelius, county agree in principle on lake patrolCORNELIUS, N.C. -- It has taken the efforts of three mayors of Cornelius as well as many of their commissioners and town administrators, but it appears that Cornelius will achieve its long-awaited goal of providing lake patrol and serving as the primary responder to emergency calls on Lake Norman. After years… Read More
Eagles beat Patriots, win state title in OT thrillerCHARLOTTE — The first-ever football game between Davidson Day and SouthLake Christian turned out to be not only one of high anticipation and emotion, but also one to remember. Read More
Hough and Lake Norman played a down-to-the-wire football game on Sept. 5, and when the two meet Friday in the third round of the 4AA state playoffs, there's no reason to think the second meeting will be anything less.
Horse's Mouth for November 26, 2014
"My initial foray into politics was as an angry suburban mother who couldn't understand why her kids would be reassigned (to different schools) three times in five years. ... I knew it cost me a lot of money, I knew it cost me a lot of time, and I knew…Read more...
Letters to the Editor for November 5, 2014
Someone please explain the DDI Editor, I would like someone to explain to me how four vehicle traffic lanes crossing each other ... TWICE ... is more efficient than the old-fashioned, run-of-the-mill four lanes passing each other ... ONCE. I am referring to the disaster under construction at I-77 Exit…Read more...
Countering 'ridiculousness' with a positive message
The merchants of Exit 28 are fighting back. They're fighting back from summer doldrums of historic proportions, when they struggled for survival as construction of the diverging diamond interchange (DDI) dragged on and drivers were more interested in just getting through than they were in stopping by. Meanwhile, others who…Read more...
Talk of the Towns for November 26, 2014
Lights! Camera! Insight? Talkers can't pretend to comprehend all the emotions, frustrations and fears stemming from this week's grand jury decision in Ferguson, Mo. But in the midst of all the smoke, flashing lights, confusion and confrontation broadcast to the world on Monday night, one fact seemed obvious: television crews…Read more...
Where Is This? for November 26, 2014