Wednesday, 18 October 2017 08:58

Sippin’ and stylin’

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- Wine & Design held its grand opening recently, kicking it off with a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce and hosted by studio owner Jaime Benson at its new location at 9611 Sherrill Estates Road, next to Shomar’s Restaurant in Huntersville. Wine & Design provides “memories and a masterpiece” in just two hours. Painting sessions are led by a local artist who provides step-by-step instructions to first time painters, aspiring artists or self-proclaimed pros that result in an individualized work of art. Wine & Design offers private parties, Art Buzz Kids, Design On Wheels, team building and Paint it Forward programs, with a portion of the proceeds going to a local charity. For more information or to schedule an event, visit wineanddesign.com or call 704-603-7489.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 08:56

Keeping it rural at Narrow Passage

DAVIDSON, N.C. -- A new development is slowly but surely taking shape in Davidson, and while public debate rages on in the town about how to grow it responsibly while at the same time staying true to its small town, land conservancy-based roots, the Narrow Passage neighborhood will likely appeal to new homebuyers and long-time Davidson residents alike.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 08:53

Leadership class takes shape

The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce has accepted 27 local business leaders as its 21st class of Leadership Lake Norman. The purpose of the program, sponsored by Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center, is to develop a group of informed, committed and qualified individuals capable of providing visionary and progressive leadership for the Lake Norman region.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 08:52

Residential sales fade, inventory tight

Thanks to a steadily dwindling inventory of available homes, September home sales in the greater Charlotte region dropped nearly 4 percent last month to 3,960 properties, compared to sales in September 2016, say officials with the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association on recent residential sales activity.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 08:51

It’ll be a ‘crumby’ time on Main Street

DAVIDSON, N.C. -- For the second year running, the Town of Davidson will sponsor its “Cookie Crumb Trail” as an effort to introduce residents and visitors to Davidson businesses, kick off the holiday shopping season and support local retailers.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 08:49

High-end mercantile arrives in Davidson

DAVIDSON, N.C. -- As rare as its flying pig mascot, Pete & Pop’s Findery, a new local shopping destination, has just landed in Davidson near Harris Teeter. This modern-day mercantile will offer unique finds for adults and children including handcrafted home accessories, vintage toys, locally made soaps and candles, books, bridal gifts and seasonal merchandise.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 08:48

Free workshop for start-up basics

The volunteer business mentors at the Charlotte chapter of SCORE will offer a free workshop next week for potential new business owners and entrepreneurs.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 08:42

Faces & Places for Oct. 18, 2017

Lake Norman Regional Medical Center has added two new administrative officers to its staff, as well as a consultant to its [email protected] program. Mike Nordness will serve as chief operating officer, and Amie Turner is the new assistant chief financial officer. Kourtney Mohorter, the new Corporate Health Consultant, will partner with employers in developing cost effective health and wellness solutions that positively impact the well-being of their employees.

Christie Huffman, a broker with Weichert, Realtors-LKN Partners in Mooresville, has completed the company’s Fast Track training. The course is designed to quickly bring new Weichert affiliated agents, as well as current agents interested in taking a refresher course, up to speed on the latest information and technology available to real estate professionals.

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 09:07

Pedaling for patients

Cornelius-based Cyclebar Lake Norman collaborated with Lilly Diabetes and NASCAR last week to host the first NASCARFitChallenge at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte.

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 09:04

Summit to defend roasting title at fair

Local coffee lovers may want to load up on the caffeine and make a quick road trip to Raleigh this Friday to the N.C. State Fair.

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 09:03

Groceries to go start at Food Lion

MOORESVILLE, N.C. -- Salisbury-based Food Lion says it will use a Mooresville store to pilot its “Food Lion To-Go” grocery pick-up service.