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Reward offered for information in Davidson hit and run
Thursday, 05 January 2017 06:05

DAVIDSON, N.C. — North Mecklenburg CrimeStoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to arrest of a suspect in a hit and run collision in Davidson that occurred Monday, Dec. 19, 2016, at approximately 1:45 p.m. where a vehicle struck a pedestrian, Jodi Courage, in the road in front of PostNet at 610 Jetton Street.

Because of the multiple injuries, including fractures, sustained in the accident, Courage was hospitalized. She was released on Wednesday, Jan. 4, and faces six to eight weeks of recovery.

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Saturday, 14 January 2017 20:33

Highs and lows: Wildcats bounce back vs. VCU

In a few short days, the Davidson Wildcats have experienced the high and low extremes of Atlantic 10 basketball.

The gamut of emotions, too.

Tuesday, 10 January 2017 16:02

Consistency pays off at LNC

A pair of milestones are within reach at Lake Norman Charter as the boys basketball team, guided by coach Aaron Reeves, continues its winning ways.

Feature Columns

  • Horse's Mouth for January 11, 2017
    “Unless the Legislature changes the process, and that could happen, projects set to begin within the five-year window are protected.”— Huntersville Transportation Planner Bill Coxe on the new draft North Carolina Transportation Improvement Program currently being reviewed by the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization. The plan features a high number…

Final Thoughts

  • Home is where the (Citizen’s) heart is
    For the first time in about six years, my desk was clean, most of the contents in a box on an empty desk on the other side of the newsroom while we were only a few hours from putting to bed the Lake Norman Citizen for the last time at…
  • Talk of the Towns for January 11, 2017
    No news is news The turn of the calendar year and all the activities that surround the holiday season bring the news cycle to a grinding halt. That’s one of the reason’s many publications, such as the Citizen, take a one-week break from producing an edition. Another reason is that…
  • Where Is Luke? for Jan. 11, 2017
    Where Is Luke? for Jan. 11, 2017 This picture of a chilly 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. Follow Luke on Twitter — @LuketheMascot.

Image of the week

  • ‘Our flag was still there’ There were no rockets’ red glare or bombs bursting in air, but Old Glory was still waving on Saturday morning following a dark and (snow) stormy night on Lake Norman as the first significant blast of winter weather moved through the area.