• Defending 1A champ CSD back in semis

    Defending 1A champ CSD back in semis

    A year after winning the 1A soccer title, Community School of Davidson is returning to the state semifinals. Read More
  • LNC beats Forbush, advances to 2A semis

    LNC beats Forbush, advances to 2A semis

    EAST BEND — Timing is everything in baseball, and when Lake Norman Charter lost three straight games prior to the state playoffs, it was concerning for coach Josh Russell and his staff. That’s not the ideal way to enter the postseason. Read More
  • Genetics testing, potential new cases in OM probe

    Genetics testing, potential new cases in OM probe

    HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — The scheduling of genetic counseling sessions with Carolina’s HealthCare System personnel — a precursor to blood sampling and other laboratory tests to be conducted by Invitae Corp. in Charlotte — have begun as the grant-funded search for clues concerning a cluster of rare ocular melanoma (OM) cases in the Read More
  • PARC states its case; beach opens this weekend

    PARC states its case; beach opens this weekend

    CORNELIUS, N.C. — Scott Higgins had heard enough. As the chairman of the Cornelius PARC Commission watched Troy Fitzsimmons, the town’s PARC director, make his budget season presentation of department needs to Cornelius commissioners during their pre-meeting session Monday night, he saw slide after slide of how the town lags Read More
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Sports

Community School of Davidson clung to a 1-0 lead in the third round of the 1A soccer state playoffs Wednesday, and the match with Union Academy was shaping up to be the Spartans’ first test in awhile.

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 13:47

Davidson job 'a dream' for Coats Fulks

When Gayle Coats Fulks heard the Davidson women’s basketball coaching job was open, she immediately began pursuing it.

Feature Columns

  • Horse's Mouth for May 17, 2017
    “It really was a matter of getting some updated information and facts about the club, the level of participation and the overall agreement. I had some questions in April, and I still had some questions when this came up at the first meeting in May. But right after that meeting,…
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Final Thoughts

  • It might be time to clean house again
    “Honey, what’s this?” It’s a question I’ve asked my husband several times throughout our nearly 30 years of beloved togetherness, but never more than in the last few weeks. We’re getting ready to list our Huntersville house for sale, and the mind-numbing task of sifting through 15 years of life’s…
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  • Talk of the Towns for May 17, 2017
    Quality decisions “Quality of Life” is one of those terms Talkers hear frequently in tours of duty around town board meetings, civic functions and school activities. And it’s one of those terms that, Talkers have learned, has a definition determined by who’s doing the talking and in what direction the…
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  • Where Is Luke? for May 17, 2017
    Where Is Luke? for May 17, 2017 This picture  of Citizen mascot Luke was taken somewhere in the Lake Norman area. Do you know where? Let us know 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. Last week's picture of Luke hanging out on the bench at Wooden Stone Gallery on South Main…
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Image of the week

  • When life gives lemonade, make laptops Three members of the Grand Oak Kind Kids Club use the school’s spirit rock to attract the attention of passersby in their effort to raise money for the Lake Norman area E2D program. This program helps place technology and Internet access, which is critical in the contemporary education environment, in…