HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- Huntersville police have arrested a teacher at Hopewell High School for inappropriate contact with a student at the school. The HPD was contacted by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Law Enforcement in reference to allegations against 26-year-old David Cale Allison. During the investigation, it was determined that inappropriate texting and physical contact allegedly occurred on the campus of Hopewell High School during normal school hours.
Where there’s smoke ...Lingering haze is good news for Burner’s Cigar Company. HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- So, did you hear the one about the fireman who opened a cigar shop? Yup, he called it “Burners.” But wait! It’s no joke. Especially not to Josh Johnson, a firefighter with the Charlotte Fire Department who, in… Read More
A change of season at Metrolina GreenhousesWith its winter shipment of poinsettias on its way, the massive garden under glass turns its attention to spring. HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- By comparison, Santa’s elves have it made. The North Pole crew has all year, right up until Christmas Eve, to get everything ready for the big day. But at… Read More
Hope for the holidaysFormer Hope House resident returns to help other homeless women. HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- There’s a common perception that folks who are homeless choose to be that way. It’s a view often based on the homeless people we can see — the unkempt man with the bird’s-nest beard who carries nothing but a… Read More
Remembering a daughter; thanking a school‘Jenny’s Gym’ will honor SouthLake grad Jennifer Cernuto. HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- Twenty years ago, Lisa and Jeff Cernuto accepted an invitation to a meeting of parents interested in starting a Christian school in the Lake Norman area. That meeting would lead to the founding of SouthLake Christian Academy, and the Cernutos… Read More
Approve the bonds for region's future
The writer is president and CEO of the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce. Editor, On Nov. 5, voters in Mecklenburg County will consider approving $290 million in bonds for Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) and $210 million in bonds for Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC). In Cornelius, voters there will also…Read more...
He fell on his face but not from grace
My mobile phone rang in the early evening on Black Friday. I saw “Dad” on the screen, and figured my father was returning the call I’d made the day before to offer him my Thanksgiving wishes. That call had gone to his voicemail, and I assumed he’d been at one…Read more...
Talk of the Towns for December 11, 2013
Trump card Donald Trump has a lot of money to be certain, but Talkers weren’t aware of how much influence he could wield with just the raw energy of his presence, or at least just that of his name. Since acquiring The Point at the southern tip of Brawley School…Read more...
Where is This for December 11, 2013