The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce will host the sixth annual salute to North Mecklenburg Public Safety officers and volunteers at a luncheon Thursday, Oct. 20, at the Havana Banquet and Ballroom at Kenton Place in Cornelius. The event presented by Wells Fargo Bank is sponsored by Central Piedmont Community College — Merancas Campus, The Lake Norman Herald Weekly and CrimeStoppers. An officer from the Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville and Davidson College Police Departments will be honored, as well as members of the North Meck Rescue Squad, the local fire departments, and Crime Stoppers.
The next Lake Norman Covekeepers Meeting will be held Thursday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. at the East Lincoln Volunteer Fire Department. Guest speaker is a corporate executive with a national firm headquartered near the lake. He will address issues of water quality and respect for the environment from the standpoint of corporate as well as individual responsibility.
North Mecklenburg Senior Center’s Harvest Fair will be held Saturday, Oct. 15, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The River Church in Cornelius. The event will feature garage sale and farmers’ market vendors, craft, bake sale, free food and a raffle for a 51-inch TV. Proceeds will benefit the senior center.
Citing an anticipated savings of $25,000 per year in energy costs, Davidson College is preparing to install two arrays of solar panels on Baker Sports Complex. The $600,000 cost of the two solar panel projects is being funded by the college and a state grant that is part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
With one Southern Piedmont Conference match to play, the Lake Norman Charter volleyball team entered Thursday’s home contest with the goal of an unbeaten regular season still very much a reality.
The soccer teams from Lake Norman Charter and Davidson Day are ranked in their respective coaches’ polls.
A goal from Tanner Roberts 40 seconds into the second half and two more Husky goals within a 35-second span late helped Hough defeat visiting rival Hopewell 4-1 in I-Meck soccer Monday night.
Davidson Day senior Dorian Albritton has committed to play basketball for north Mecklenburg County native Duggar Baucom at Division I Virginia Military Institute.
Allowing 42 points isn’t ideal for any football team, but if you can score more than that yourself, you can still win. And stay undefeated.
A Florida man who recently visited the area to work at McGuire Nuclear Station may be coming back soon to face fallout from his alleged actions in Cornelius. Stephen Morris Long was arrested in Florida on the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 12, and charged in connection with the recent burning of a marked Cornelius Police Department patrol car.