HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- Lynanne "Missy" Gabriel is the new principal at Barnette Elementary School in Huntersville. Gabriel, previously assistant principal at Bradley Middle School in Huntersville, was appointed to the post by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education at its meeting earlier this week. She replaces long-time Barnette principal Dianna Newman, who will be the first principal at a new elementary school to open in the Highland Creek community in northern Charlotte.
To welcome Gabriel to her new post and give the community an opportunity to meet the new principal. Barnette will host an informal drop-in session on Monday, March 2 from 5 to 6 p.m. in the media center at the school, 13659 Beatties Ford Road.
Davidson tops GW, stays in lead packBob McKillop could tell during the pre-game meal Saturday that his players were checking in on the Atlantic 10 race. Read More
Van Wingerden brothers battle at state swim meetFor the sake of peaceful nights at the dinner table and perhaps even for the future of poinsettia production on the East Coast, it's probably best that Andrew and Noah Van Wingerden both posted wins during the state swim championships Feb. 17. Read More
Staying in character in downtown DavidsonDevelopment project would stick to tradition, officials say. DAVIDSON, N.C. -- There's something Kim Fleming wants you to know: The Davidson Farmers Market is not going anywhere. The future of Davidson Town Hall, though, is not so certain. Fleming, the town's economic development director, is working closely with the University of… Read More
A Viking for lifeNorth Meck basketball coach at 306 wins and counting Read More
Horse's Mouth for February 25, 2015
"They're not only a team that's going to be very difficult for us to play on Wednesday, but they look like the kind of team that once they get into the NCAA Tournament ... could win a couple games."— Rhode Island Basketball Coach Dan Hurley in a media conference call…Read more...
Your column spoke to this mother
This letter is in response to Lori Helms' Final Thoughts piece titled "Sights and sounds of Saturdays will never be the same" in the Dec. 17 edition of the Citizen. Editor, (Lori Helms') column about your son was heartfelt, unexpected and personal. I sat down this morning at my kitchen…Read more...
McKillop's 'Cats on familiar ground
Anyone who has paid even a modicum of attention to Davidson College basketball in the past decade or so has witnessed a lot of success from one of the biggest little programs around. But outside of the immediate area — and by immediate I mean no more than a couple…Read more...
Talk of The Towns for February 25, 2015
Her just desserts Mistakes happen, and few businesses prove it better than newspapers. Every day, even the most pompous and precise publications include a list of previous blunders and booboos. It's an agonizing process admitting — whatever the reason — you screwed up. And, as a wise newspaperman used to…Read more...
Where is This? for February 25, 2015