MOORESVILLE, N.C. -- Boaters now have the opportunity to access weekend worship services without missing their morning cruise on Lake Norman.
Starting Saturday, June 22, West United Methodist Church will offer "West on the Water" services at 10:45 a.m. near the lake's main channel Marker 8 just south of the Hager's Creek Access Area in Mooresville.
DAVIDSON, N.C. -- Doctor Seth Moliver of Moliver Chiropractic of Davidson and his wife, Patti, will be joined by Char-Grill Davidson to help raise money for the upcoming 24 Hours of Booty bicycle marathon in Charlotte. Held in the streets of Myers Park, 24 Hours of Booty is a 24-hour bike ride to raise money for cancer research.
On Tuesday, June 18, Char-Grill will hold "12 Hours of Burgers for 24 Hours of Booty," donating 10 percent of the day's sales to Team Camden. Again this year, the Molivers will ride 160 miles each at 24 Hours of Booty in memory of their cousin, Camden, who lost his battle with Leukemia at only 5 months of age. (160 days).
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- The effort to "Build Betty a House" continues Sunday, July 28, when a family bowling event will be held at Northcross Lanes in Huntersville. The event begins at 1 p.m. Tickets, which cost $20 per person and $12 each for ages 12 and younger, buys two games and includes shoe rental and a raffle ticket.
DAVIDSON, N.C. -- A local benefit event designed to enhance the summer months for area homeless children has raised more than $160,000 in just two years.
At the second annual "Swing Fore A Child's Place" golf tournament held last month at River Run Country Club in Davidson, more than $93,000 was raised to make it possible for up to 160 homeless children to participate in My Place camps this summer in the Charlotte region.
MOORESVILLE, N.C. -- For more than a month, that's been the mantra for Lake Norman area resident Jon Clark, his parents and an ever-expanding network of friends, fellow cyclists and car racing industry colleagues as days pass and Clark continues the slow, methodical recovery from devastating injuries suffered in an instant during a bicycle ride in Virginia.
On Saturday, May 11, Clark — an avid cyclist and member of the local Cool Breeze Trek Bikes Race Team — was participating in the Virginia Capital Trail Foundation's Cap2Cap Ride between Richmond and Williamsburg. Clark was pedaling north along Route 106 when a tractor trailer cab attempted to pass, swerved back into the northbound lane to avoid oncoming traffic and struck Clark and his friend, Will Bagby of Richmond. The truck kept going, but in an instant, Clark's life was changed.
CORNELIUS, N.C. -- Cancer fight is nothing compared to what could have been, graduate says.
It's one of life's rites of passage.
When a high school senior crosses the stage, shakes the principal's hand then walks away with a diploma, the moment typically signals a symbolic step into adulthood.
Torie Costa was already there.
At 17, she was younger than nearly all the other 465 Hough High School students who graduated this past Monday at Bojangles Coliseum. But make no mistake. Life had already turned Torie into an adult.
Water and dirt combine for murky night at Town Hall
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- With religion, land use rights, property values, business concerns, the environment, quality of life and money all on the agenda, Monday night's marathon Huntersville Town Board session served up a smorgasbord of hot button topics heavily spiced with citizen input.
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- First Baptist Church-Huntersville will take vacation Bible school to the streets on Saturday, June 8, when it hosts "Backyard Bible Clubs" in neighborhoods throughout the Lake Norman area from 9:30 a.m. to noon. The event will culminate that evening from 5 to 7 p.m. with a community Fun Fair featuring carnival food, dramas, puppet shows and games at the church at 119 N. Old Statesville Road in Huntersville.
CORNELIUS, N.C. -- As this summer's Big Day at the Lake to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Charlotte draws near, an annual fundraising event featuring celebrity bartenders will be held at Alton's Kitchen & Cocktails Thursday, June 13, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.