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Tuesday, 12 May 2015 15:48

Saying 'Hello'

At the beginning of last weekend's annual Hello Huntersville festival, Pellervo Kaskinen captured this unique aerial perspective of the venue in downtown Huntersville. See more photos on Page 10.

Tuesday, 05 May 2015 17:33

An illuminating night

At the start of last weekend's Relay for Life event at Bailey Road Park in Cornelius, the track around the athletic field was lined with luminaries in honor and remembrance of loved ones who battled cancer. See more photos on Page 25.

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 16:08

Come here often?

A couple of pooches attempt to become better acquainted during last Saturday's Bark in the Park at Historic Rural Hill. Despite the light rain, man, woman and best friend turned out for a day of fun and canine frolic. See more photos on Page 32.

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 16:51

A home run

Huntersville residents Chris Joyce (left) and Viki Wilhelm Hager were strangers until last week, when Joyce and his wife, Barbara, reached out to Hager in a gesture of neighborly kindness. He gave Hager a baseball signed by her brother, Baseball National Hall of Famer Hoyt Wilhelm (depicted as a young ball player in this statue at Huntersville Athletic Park). Read more about the story of their connection on Page 31.

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 15:28

Sprung!

Signs of spring are everywhere in the Lake Norman area as trees begin to leaf out, lawns emerge from their slumber, loud birds chirp at 3 a.m. and, in front of this Cornelius home, tulips press skyward displaying a rainbow of brilliant color.

Tuesday, 07 April 2015 17:14

Holy hunger battle Batman!

The Dark Knight caped crusader himself made an appearance during the Lotta Foundation's party for students of an area elementary school and their families. The charitable organization provided a good time for kids and adults, as well as plenty of food to help families whose children receive free- or reduced-priced lunches at school stay fed through the spring break week.

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 17:20

Spring afire

The start of spring brings about a burst of color as trees awaken from their winter slumber set against the backdrop of green foliage. This particular scene is located adjacent to the parking lot behind the Citizen's office.

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 16:58

Shot across the bow

Gunner's Mate 3rd Class Caleb Guest from Mooresville fires a shot line to the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Ericsson (T-AO 194) from the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) during a replenishment-at-sea. Fitzgerald is on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 07:00

Is it here yet?

Tuesday, 10 March 2015 16:08

A cheerful season

Davidson College's men's basketball team has given the student body plenty to cheer about this year, last week wrapping up the regular season Atlantic 10 Conference championship and earning a double-bye in this weekend's conference tournament. Read more of Justin Parker's coverage in sports.

Tuesday, 03 March 2015 16:44

It's all downhill

Last week's snowfall in the Lake Norman area provided some rare wintertime recreational opportunities for the young and young-at-heart. Kendall Heath of Huntersville captured this image of Vermillion residents sledding in an undeveloped area of the neighborhood.