• Davidson Library has gone to the dogs

    Davidson Library has gone to the dogs

    DAVIDSON, N.C. -- Brian Kissel is a literature professor at UNC-Charlotte, and is always looking for ways for his young children to read and go to the library. Read More
  • Huntersville family takes Halloween to new heights

    Huntersville family takes Halloween to new heights

    HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- Halloween conjures up imagery of all things spooky and creepy, from cobwebs to ghosts and anything that goes bump in the night. One Huntersville family takes Halloween to the next level, with dozens of animatronics, nearly 70 headstones, a plethora of in-home jump-scares and one giant, multi-eyed spider. Read More
  • NW Huntersville roads topic at Thursday open house

    NW Huntersville roads topic at Thursday open house

    Two-hour drop-in session will collect input on future road alignments. HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- Concepts for the inner workings of northwest Huntersville’s future local road network — streets and thoroughfares designed to accommodate anticipated growth and provide enhanced routes and connections in a section bordered by N.C. 73, Beatties Ford Road, Gilead Road Read More
  • Hough emerges in thriller at North

    Hough emerges in thriller at North

    Needing one yard and two points, the Hough Huskies had no interest in simply tying the game Friday night at North Meck. They went for the win. Read More
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Wednesday, 18 October 2017 10:25

LNC eyes 4th 2A tennis title

Lake Norman Charter has won the last three 2A state titles in girls’ tennis, and the time to pursue a fourth — with an adjusted lineup — is now at hand.

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 21:17

Wildcats picked 6th in A-10 preseason poll

Davidson is projected to make a top-half finish in its fourth Atlantic 10 Conference season.

Feature Columns

  • Horse's Mouth for Oct. 18, 2017
    “I have been moved to tears as business leaders continue to reach out, assuring us of their support, generously making donations to United for Puerto Rico and pledging to help us in any way they can as we move through this process.”— Puerto Rico Rising organizer Jocelyn Negron-Rios. The event…
  • O’Neill had it right, ‘All politics is local’
    Thomas Phillip “Tip” O’Neill, the 47th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and perhaps one of the most influential members of the Congress, once said, “All politics is local.” He coined the phrase in a 1982 congressional campaign running against an attorney who was heavily financed with out-of-state campaign…

Final Thoughts

  • Feel free to share, just don’t dare disagree
    #MeToo. It’s a thing now, thanks to the pretty despicable actions that have finally come to light surrounding a predatory Hollywood movie mogul. Those on social media have recently been encouraged to post the “MeToo” hashtag as their status if they have been the victim of sexual assault or harassment…
  • Talk of the Towns for Oct. 18, 2017
    A bright idea Talkers constantly attempt to properly prioritize pet peeves, but with the gray days, foggy mornings and darker commute times accompanying the long-awaited but finally apparent arrival of fall, the absent-minded behavior of some Lake Norman area motorists merits immediate attention.
  • Where Is Luke? for Oct. 18, 2017
    Where Is Luke? for Oct. 18, 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 at the Jetton Village gazebo in Cornelius was correctly identified by Frank…

Image of the week

  • Light it up CORNELIUS, N.C. -- Sergeant J.J. Sarver holds a reflective band that the Cornelius Police Department will be handing out to runners and bikers who are not clearly visible in darkness. They also have bike lights to distribute, thanks to NCDOT. Officers will seek out people who are not clearly visible…