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Do your kids turn their noses at the green bean casserole you just prepared for dinner? Do they instead ask for a peanut butter and jelly sandwich or a frozen pizza? Don’t despair, try bringing them into the kitchen and tying an apron on them so they can begin to learn the joys of cooking with you alongside them as their guide.
More than 165 runners kicked off the Ada Jenkins Center Third Annual FIRE 2011 event, a day that was punctuated with a barbecue festival that is one of the center’s two annual primary fundraising events. A companion event to the wintertime’s ICE fundraiser, FIRE features the early-morning 5K race followed by a barbecue sampling and competition for professionals and amateurs alike.
I wonder if anybody remembers the televised police pursuit three years ago when Cornelius, Huntersville and Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers, joined by the Highway Patrol, chased three guys back to Charlotte after they committed mayhem in our little corner of the county.
Was it an answer?
Was the hail that pelted northern Mecklenburg in the hours after the Davidson Town Board’s meeting Tuesday night a not-so-subtle tap on the shoulder?
A season of music
Concerts on the Green has released its 2011 schedule, a season that will feature several local favorites as well as mark a return to Sunday evening concerts. Performances will take place the first and third Sunday of each month, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Since Jeff Fissel took over as executive director of Historic Rural, he’s brewed up a few new ideas to expand the demographics of those who visit the historic site in western Huntersville by seeking new events while nurturing the traditional ones as well.
Identifying the turning point in your life is not always a simple task, but for Huntersville’s Jeff Hathcock, it’s a difficult but clear memory
The softball teams from Hopewell and North Meck are bound for the 4A state playoffs, which begin this Tuesday. The Vikings and Titans were to meet in the I-Meck Conference tournament semifinals this past Wednesday for a spot in the finals the next day. North (19-3 overall, 12-2 I-Meck) entered the event as the No. 2 seed and will enter the playoffs with the same seed as long as either the Vikings or top-seeded Lake Norman win the I-Meck tournament. Hopewell (17-4, 10-4) was the No. 3 seed.