HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- Huntersville Police are investigating an armed robbery of the Sun Trust bank located at 9617 Holly Point Drive, which occurred Tuesday, Nov. 18. Shortly after 3 p.m., officers responded to silent holdup alarm. Upon arrival, they were advised that a suspect entered the bank and approached a teller, displayed a handgun and presented a note demanding money. The suspect received an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency from the teller and fled the bank on foot in an unknown direction.
Eagles beat Patriots, win state title in OT thrillerCHARLOTTE — The first-ever football game between Davidson Day and SouthLake Christian turned out to be not only one of high anticipation and emotion, but also one to remember. Read More
Bryce is North's top VikingWichita State coach Gregg Marshall flew into town multiple times this summer, walked into North Meck High School's gym and tried to lure Viking senior C.J. Bryce to his powerhouse program that has won 65 games in two years. Read More
Bürkert relocation shows promise of more to comeGerman company is the latest of Europe-based industrial companies to locate in Huntersville. HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- Last week's announcement that Bürkert Contromatic Corp., an international leader in the fluid control industry, wants to create a long-term corporate campus in Huntersville provided a significant boost to the region's economic outlook. The proposed… Read More
Looking for firms to drop AnchorHuntersville issues request for proposals for former downtown mill site. HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- By the first week in February, Huntersville officials hope to be weighing several options for the future development of the Anchor Mill property downtown. Earlier this month, the town issued an official request for proposals (RFP) seeking to… Read More
MINT HILL — Miles Aldridge will be the first person to admit that he can really infuriate his Hough High football players. But the huge smile on the face of the Huskies' first-year coach on Friday night might be the surest indication that every time he needled one of his players, it was all worth it.
Horse's Mouth for November 19, 2014
"Across generations and around the world, Davidson graduates are changing the game in health care, business and science, and through advocacy, policy and research. Their ability to innovate, lead, transform and serve — within a changing global economy and interconnected world — far exceeds the conventional and is founded in…Read more...
Letters to the Editor for November 5, 2014
Someone please explain the DDI Editor, I would like someone to explain to me how four vehicle traffic lanes crossing each other ... TWICE ... is more efficient than the old-fashioned, run-of-the-mill four lanes passing each other ... ONCE. I am referring to the disaster under construction at I-77 Exit…Read more...
I'll leave the road design to those with the expertise
"This will never work!" In March of 2012, as a long-awaited project to widen Sam Furr Road (N.C. 73) between U.S. 21 and N.C. 115 neared completion, the North Carolina Department of Transportation introduced an innovative traffic pattern for one of north Mecklenburg's busiest intersection. "It's the dumbest thing I've…Read more...
Talk of the Towns for November 19, 2014
The butt of jokes Anyone who has ever driven along I-85 through Gaffney, S.C., has seen the "peachoid," a giant water tower shaped like a ... um ... peach. Talkers and others have held a different perspective of what the tower appears like, and now a crack photoshopper has captured…Read more...
Where Is This? for November 12, 2014
Image of the week
Beneath the vast acreage of glass panels atop Metrolina Greenhouses in Huntersville is a growing operation that, this time of year, turns to the signature poinsettias that served as the foundation for the enterprise founded and still operated by the Van Wingerden family. This aerial photo provides a unique perspective…