• Awareness preparedness aided breast cancer battle

    Awareness preparedness aided breast cancer battle

    Knowing she carried a gene mutation for seven years, Leigh Brooks was ready for diagnosis and treatment. HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- There’s a subtle streak of pink running through the left side of Leigh Brooks’ reddish blonde hair. It’s a fitting tribute for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a colorful fall fashion accent Read More
  • Davidson digging its new fire station

    Davidson digging its new fire station

    DAVIDSON, N.C. -- Davidson Fire Department Station No. 2 has been a long time coming, but less than a week after approving the construction contract and financing package Davidson town commissioners were tossing dirt in the ceremonial groundbreaking for the $2.13 million project last Friday. The real earth moving is scheduled Read More
  • Gibbs to miss two to four weeks

    Gibbs to miss two to four weeks

    Davidson played Davidson Saturday in the annual Red/Black Scrimmage in Belk Arena, but the player most synonymous with this year’s Wildcat team wasn’t in uniform. Read More
  • Compassion and giving are always on the menu

    Compassion and giving are always on the menu

    The Choplin family is all about serving, customers and the truly hungry alike. CORNELIUS, N.C. -- Then Jesus said to his host, “When you give a luncheon or dinner, do not invite your friends, your brothers or sisters, your relatives or rich neighbors; if you do, they may invite you back Read More
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For any team with state title aspirations, heading into the playoffs riding high on confidence is the preferred way to go.

Tuesday, 25 October 2016 16:50

CSD caps perfect SPC volleyball season

Community School of Davidson didn’t lose a volleyball match to a Southern Piedmont 1A Conference foe all season, but on Oct. 19, the Spartans had their hands full in the SPC tournament final on their home court.

Feature Columns

  • Horse's Mouth for October 26, 2016
    “You can try, but you just can’t be totally prepared for that news.” — Breast cancer survivor Leigh Brooks, recalling that despite years of research, working with breast cancer causes and surrounding herself with a support network after learning she carried a gene mutation that made her at-risk for cancer,…

Final Thoughts

  • Political terrorism begins at local level
    In an out-of-the-ordinary moment at Monday’s Huntersville Town Board meeting, Commissioner Danny Phillips commented on a dastardly deed illustrating the ardent animosity permeating the current political climate. During commissioner updates about boards and agencies, Phillips veered from the standard script of municipal-minded matters to express disappointment and concern about the…
  • Talk of the Towns for October 26, 2016
    Life imitates Major League Like most of the American baseball viewing public, when Talkers think of the Cleveland Indians those thoughts are dominated by the long-time hapless “Tribe” who play in a stadium unaffectionately referred to as “The Mistake by the Lake” as portrayed in the 1989 comedy movie Major…
  • Where Is Luke? for Oct. 26, 2016
    Where Is Luke? for Oct. 26, 2016 This picture of Citizen mascot Luke 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. And don't forget to follow Luke on Twitter — @LukeTheMascot.

Image of the week

  • New road in Huntersville On Monday, the Town of Huntersville opened a new stretch of Birkdale Commons Parkway, which provides residents of the sprawling neighborhood with another access and egress point to Babe Stillwell Farm Road. The 1,200-foot extension took a year to build at a cost of approximately $850,000. Ultimately, Birkdale Commons Parkway…