CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A new flight management plan now in place at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport (CLT) should significantly reduce the number of aircraft over — and the number of noise and low altitude complaints from — the north Mecklenburg/Lake Norman community.
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- The Huntersville Police Department is still seeking help from the public as it continues to investigate the shooting death of 19-year-old Peter Michael Jordan at The Landings Apartments in Huntersville on Wednesday, Feb. 19.
The HPD reports it has received numerous tips since the investigation has begun, and no new information will be released about the investigation at this point. When officers arrived at 16916 Landings Drive, Apt. G, they found Jordan suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
SoCon history: A Davidson dozenA look back at the Wildcats’ 12 Southern Conference championships Read More
Long-awaited home run for Davidson EastSales of first houses expected by end of 2014. DAVIDSON, N.C. -- From the financial troubles of the original developer, to battles with the Town of Davidson over zoning, to a lawsuit eventually settled out of court, little has come easily in the on-again, off-again development of a 180-acre tract… Read More
It’s so crowded that nobody goes therePotential for traffic signal at sometimes crowded Ramah Church Road and N.C. 73 is a puzzler. HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- During a brief discussion about miscellaneous topics at the Huntersville Town Board’s annual planing retreat in late January, the focus turned just briefly to the future for the Ramah Church Road/N.C. 73… Read More
Legg leaves a beautiful legacyMeredith Legg Stapleton, one of the best girls’ basketball players to come out of Mecklenburg County in recent years, passed away Monday at the age of 26 after a lengthy bout with cancer, but not before inspiring countless people in the Carolinas and beyond with her upbeat attitude and wide,… Read More
Horse's Mouth for March 5, 2014
“Anthony, is that really a win-win when you and Andrew were fighting in the hallway?” — Georgia Krueger, executive director of the Ada Jenkins Center in Davidson, using Cornelius Town Manager Anthony Roberts and Assistant Town Manager Andrew Grant as an example of what students in the center’s LEARNworks…Read more...
Letters to the Editor for February 26, 2014
Thanks for trees at Exit 25 This is overdue but I want to thank the people responsible for taking down the diseased tulip poplars that were all around Exit 25 and also near the North County Regional Library and replacing them with new trees! The old spooky trees will not…Read more...
Noises on the lake are signs of progress
In the mid-1970s, my parents purchased a lakeside cabin off Brawley School Road. It was about two miles down a rutty, two-and-one-half mile long, one-lane, dead-end, dirt-and-gravel road. We took pride in telling people it really wasn’t off the beaten path because, no kidding, the name of the road was…Read more...
Talk of the Towns for March 5, 2014
Tall trails There have been thousands of words printed in this newspaper over the last several weeks regarding the issue of increased approaching air traffic over the Lake Norman area. And like all stories about controversy, Talkers know a lot of folks simply won’t allow the facts to get in…Read more...
Where is This? for March 5, 2014