Awareness preparedness aided breast cancer battleKnowing 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 stationDAVIDSON, 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 weeksDavidson 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 menuThe 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
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,…Read more...
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…Read more...
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…Read more...
Where Is Luke? for Oct. 26, 2016
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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…