Marsh swims her own path to Olympic TrialsAlyssa Marsh is not an easy swimmer to intimidate these days. Regardless of the competition, chances are she’s swam against better. Read More
Draft dreams a reality when name is calledBailey Ober was hanging out with friends and family, Ryder Ryan was heading to his brother’s high school graduation and Clark Beeker was beginning to wonder if he’d be joining the real world. Read More
Cornelius hears beach traffic plan, okays budgetCORNELIUS, N.C. -- As he addressed the Cornelius Town Board of Commissioners during Monday evening’s pre-meeting discussion, Mecklenburg County Parks and Recreation Department Park Supervisor Greg Clemmer summed up the difficulties resulting from the first three weeks of operation of the new Ramsey Creek Park swim beach with one sentence. “We… Read More
Young Elites gain insight with return of program alumsDAVIDSON, N.C. -- Since its inception, the Young Elites program based in north Mecklenburg has focused on helping high school-age girls recognize their potential; encouraging them to venture beyond individual comfort zones, pursue new challenges, and discover and develop the leadership skills and tenacity required to identify and achieve goals. And… Read More
On the snap, Jason Williams ran downfield five yards, put a head fake on the defensive back, then cut right on a slant route. As he hauled in the pass and cut downfield, Williams earned nods of approval from the coaches and some of his fellow players.
Horse's Mouth for June 22, 2016
“There’s been a lot of confusion, I think, about this issue over the last week, John, frankly surrounding your visit to Raleigh. I want to make it really clear to everybody where this board stands.”— Davidson Commissioner Brian Jenest to Mayor John Woods during last Tuesday’s regular town board meeting…Read more...
Teacher’s final act was a surprise
I think most of us who had a fulfilling high school experience had a teacher or two who had an enduring impact on how our lives played out from there. I had a couple of them, including Janet Anderson, my journalism teacher in my junior year, who went from not…Read more...
Talk of the Towns for June 22, 2016
‘Set a course for adventure’ Among the great benefits of being an intern among a staff of grizzled newspaper veterans is that a young, aspiring journalist has an opportunity to learn about the business from folks who are decades removed from formal education and have been further educated in the…Read more...
Where Is Luke? for June 22, 2016
Image of the week
With nuclear reactors serving as a backdrop, about 10,000 gathered on the lawn and in the cove at the EnergyExplorium at McGuire Nuclear Station for its annual Charlotte Symphony Orchestra concert. The Symphony featured its “Summer Spirit” performance including selections from Harry Potter, Wizard of Oz, Batman and more. The…