• State champs: Lady Huskies swim to 4A title

    The Hough High girls’ swimming program is back on top, where it’s been three times since the school opened its doors six year ago. Read More
  • 'Citizen's Choice' awards return, bigger and better

    HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- Join the Lake Norman Citizen as we recognize your favorites in local business with our second annual Citizen’s Choice Awards, a yearly competition to highlight the best the Lake Norman small business community has to offer. You know they’re out there, now is your chance to nominate them Read More
  • Vikings beat Hough, wrap up MECKA title

    North Meck senior Jaylen McManus scored all 21 of his points during the first half of the Vikings’ first win over Hough this year, scoring in spurts of 11 and 10 straight points. Tuesday night, he scored nine straight late in the fourth quarter to help the Vikings not only Read More
  • Davidson holds downtown catalyst workshops

    DAVIDSON, N.C. -- Davidson residents are invited to attend one of four roundtable discussions on the Downtown Catalyst Feasibility Study at the Davidson College Presbyterian Church Congregation House, 218 Concord Road. Each session will be identical in nature, so there is no need to attend more than one. Sessions are scheduled Read More
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Sports
Wednesday, 10 February 2016 16:23

LNC tops Ashbrook, clinches Big South title

A year after sharing the Big South 2A/3A Conference championship, the Lake Norman Charter Knights have it all to themselves.

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 15:28

Lady Patriots set sights on a title run

When Jeff Lafave learned of the opening for a girls’ basketball coach at Davidson Day School last spring, it was tough hiding his excitement.

Feature Columns

  • Horse's Mouth for February 10, 2016
    “I don’t know what you mean about the staff having to adjust to only four new personalities. Some of us have three of our own.”— Huntersville Commissioner Charles Guignard, joking with Mayor John Aneralla about his comments concerning the town staff getting to know elected officials during the Huntersville Town…
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Final Thoughts

  • Talk of the Towns for February 10, 2016
    Toll bedfellows It has been said that politics make strange bedfellows. So, too, it appears, does the subject of toll lanes on I-77. It also makes for strange politics. Call them what you will — toll lanes, managed lanes, express lanes, Lexus lanes or anything but free lanes — the…
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  • Where is Luke? for February 10, 2016
    Where is Luke? for February 10, 2016 This photo of Citizen mascot Luke were taken at a historic property 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 photo of Luke taking in a soccer game at Bailey Road…
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Image of the week

  • Flag given to honor late veteran United States Senator Thom Tillis (left) of Huntersville recently presented Chris Ashworth with an authentic flag that was flown over the U.S. Capitol. The flag was awarded in honor of Ashworth’s father, the late Vernie Ashworth, who passed away in November. Vernie Ashworth served in the U.S. military in both…