• Third Red, White and Bundled baby shower June 15

    Third Red, White and Bundled baby shower June 15

    CORNELIUS, N.C. — For its first two years, it was known simply as the Baby Bundles Baby Shower. Now under the official umbrella of the Susan M. Tillis Foundation, the third annual Red, White and Bundled Baby Shower will be held Thursday, June 15, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Read More
  • Progress made at Huntersville’s Veterans Park

    Progress made at Huntersville’s Veterans Park

    HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- Workers with Eric Wayne Construction, one of the companies involved in the creation of Veterans Park at Main & Maxwell in downtown Huntersville, frame the basin that will be centerpiece of the multi-monument salute to America’s armed forces at the new town park. Veterans Park, along Huntersville-Concord Road Read More
  • Defending 1A champ CSD back in semis

    Defending 1A champ CSD back in semis

    A year after winning the 1A soccer title, Community School of Davidson is returning to the state semifinals. Read More
  • LNC beats Forbush, advances to 2A semis

    LNC beats Forbush, advances to 2A semis

    EAST BEND — Timing is everything in baseball, and when Lake Norman Charter lost three straight games prior to the state playoffs, it was concerning for coach Josh Russell and his staff. That’s not the ideal way to enter the postseason. Read More
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Sports
Wednesday, 24 May 2017 13:53

Spartans to play for 1A state title

The Community School of Davidson Spartans have plans to play soccer in Raleigh on the final Saturday in May, but that’s nothing new.

It’s become the norm.

Brian Fortier and Will Robertson graduated from Davidson on Sunday, but they’re not ready for their college baseball careers to conclude quite yet.

Feature Columns

  • Horse's Mouth for May 24, 2017
    “This is an issue we wish people wouldn’t call and complain about. It’s illegal and when we get called on it we have to enforce it to a degree because there is liability for us. We are kind of caught in the middle of it. I’m not opposed to a…
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Final Thoughts

  • It might be time to clean house again
    “Honey, what’s this?” It’s a question I’ve asked my husband several times throughout our nearly 30 years of beloved togetherness, but never more than in the last few weeks. We’re getting ready to list our Huntersville house for sale, and the mind-numbing task of sifting through 15 years of life’s…
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  • Talk of the Towns for May 24, 2017
    ‘Baby You Can Drive My Car’ Talkers of a certain age are resolute in their belief that no good rock music has been written or recorded since the early 1980s, and those of a certain advanced age might argue that the era of quality rock music ended in 1979 —…
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  • Where Is Luke? for May 24, 2017
    Where Is Luke? for May 24, 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. Luke relaxing at the Bailey Road entrance to the Caldwell Station Creek Greenway in Cornelius  was correctly…
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Image of the week

  • Hats off to the graduates! Cannon School in Concord kicked off graduation season with its commencement ceremonies last week, concluding with the traditional toss of the tasseled mortar boards. In the coming weeks all area high schools will hold graduation ceremonies at various venues in Charlotte. For a schedule of commencement exercises, see Page 21.