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NeighborhoodAddressCost/Date SoldAbbington Woods12816 Winding Ridge Road$439,050, June 28Alexander Place14230 Sullivan Watch Drive$260,000, June 22Arbormere9725 Rayneridge Drive$315,000, June 4Arbormere8736 Hallowford Drive$305,000, June 6Arbormere9805 Rayneridge Drive$320,000, June 13Arborm…

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Genetics define us. Our hair color, height, body shape and even our tastes and preferences are encoded into our genetic composition. It is no wonder that so many people are curious about their pet’s genetic makeup as well. Thankfully, tests are now available to help discover your dog’s chrom…

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If you’re going to achieve all your goals, such as sending your kids to college, retiring in comfort and leaving a legacy, you will need to save and invest throughout your lifetime. But to really complete your financial picture, you’ll also need to add one more element: protection. And that …

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Nothing says summer fun like a backyard barbecue so invite your friends and family over, fire up the grill, soak up the sun and indulge in festive dishes until it’s time for the fireworks to pop off this Fourth of July.

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Perhaps my favorite summer activity is gardening. I really enjoy going down to our farm in Rock Hill and working the ground that my dad, grandfather and great-grandfathers toiled. Perhaps the best thing about the garden is that the investment in labor always yields a bountiful harvest of fre…

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STATESVILLE – Iredell Health System has announced the recipients of its Nursing Excellence Award for 2018. Mary Nance and Lisa Warren were honored at the Iredell Health System nursing awards banquet last month. Each year, Iredell Health System recognizes nurses who inspire others through com…

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CHARLOTTE – Gas prices in North Carolina have dropped slightly over the last month but are still 56 cents more expensive than they were at this time last year.

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HUNTERSVILLE – Margaritas are routinely near the top of “most popular drink” lists, and based on the orders of customers at La Unica, those rankings are fitting. Alex Tolentino has been bartending at the Mexican restaurant for 2 1/2 years, and says the house margarita is by far the most orde…

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Huntersville – ZIP code 28078Aberdeen Park12622 Aberdeen Park Drive$292,900, May 4Aberdeen Park12112 Journeys End Trail$290,000, May 23Arbormere9105 Rayneridge Drive$289,000, May 10Arbormere8808 Cantrell Way$338,000, May 21Arbormere8906 Cantrell Way$348,020, May 7Arbormere10915 Charmont Plac…

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N.C. Weight and Wellness recently opened in Cornelius as a place to treat the whole person, including offering ways to lose weight in a healthy way. Dr. Peter McIlveen, a physician who is dual board certified in OB/GYN and obesity medicine at the practice, talks about his drive to help other…

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Summer is here – and so is vacation season. Americans spend a lot on their summer getaways – more than $100 billion in 2017 alone, as reported in Travel and Leisure magazine. When you hit the road, you will enjoy getting away from your regular tasks, but there’s one part of your life that sh…

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In honor of National Donut Day, Duck Donuts will be offering a free donut for customers on Friday, June 1.

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HUNTERSVILLE – Candice Long knew very little about beer when she was hired at the Duckworth’s Grill & Taphouse original Mooresville location five years ago. Now in Huntersville, the bartender is confident in being knowledgeable about any of the restaurant’s 112 rotating brews on tap.

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CHARLOTTE – Last year’s NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. and his partner, Sherry Pollex, announced a $1.2 million gift to Novant Health from the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation. The gift, announced at the Catwalk for a Cause fundraising event, will be used to establish the Novant Heal…

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What a day at the office looks like is beginning to change. As independent and co-working spaces are becoming readily available, experts say employers want to shift from a traditional office scene. With strong emphasis coming from supervisors to create a work-life balance and cater to mental…

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Blended families have become more prevalent in our society, and thus in the world of estate planning. It is likely that a couple sitting in the initial estate planning consultation is in a second or even a third marriage. Planning is critical, especially for blended families, to address the …

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Cheryl Corcione is a certified integrative health coach, certified health specialist and certified in nutritional counseling. She is also a wife and the mother of four children, plus co-authored a young children’s book called “Meet Your Microbiome – Your Superheroes Within,” available at www…

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HUNTERSVILLE – Barry Northrup has been in the bakery business his entire adult life, and when he got married and started a family, he brought his wife, Loretta, and two daughters into the venture. The Bakery Shoppe opened 16 years ago and offers a wide variety of pastries – from fritters to …

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While making connections and relationships to grow a business isn’t necessarily a new trend, the art of networking has evolved, especially considering the ever-changing entrepreneurial world. Building a business comes with its own set of unique challenges, but creating a strong foundation of…

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If you want to enjoy a comfortable retirement lifestyle, you don’t need to have been born rich or even to have earned scads of money during your working years. But you do need to make the right moves at the right time – which means you might want to start a “retirement countdown” well before…

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CORNELIUS – Aquesta Financial Holdings, Inc and subsidiaries – including Aquesta Bank – announced a 53-percent increase in net income for the first quarter of 2018 compared to the same quarter a year ago.

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CORNELIUS – The U.S. Small Business Administration has declared April 30 through May 4 as Small Business Week across the nation as communities salute small business owners and entrepreneurs. The three lake towns of Huntersville, Davidson and Cornelius have joined in the celebration with sepa…

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Types of homes: There are 10 different ranch-style home plans in either the Cottage or Village Collections for those 55 and older. Cottage homes are 1,273-1,467 square feet with a two-car garage and prices starting at $279,900. The Village homes are 1,593-2,808 square feet with a two-car gar…

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Sneezing, watery eyes and congestion are a few of the signs that allergies are wreaking havoc on a person. Dr. Roy Lewis of Charlotte Eye Ear Nose & Throat Associates, which provides treatment of ear, nose, and throat abnormalities including allergies, offered some advice on what people …

In these parts, finding an unmistakable indicator of spring between thunderstorms and snow flurries is a tricky process. But farmers markets are as sure a sign as any. And in the Lake Norman a…

On March 8, we observed International Women’s Day. This year’s theme was “Press for Progress,” and events around the world celebrated women’s advancements in the political, social and cultural…

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DAVIDSON – Trained chef Jennifer Brule is bringing something cool to the area that pays homage to the new restaurant’s former use while providing something residents may not feel currently exi…

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DENVER – The Spiritus Project announces the third annual fundraising golf tournament: The Lake Realty Spirited Masters, presented by Merrill Corporation. The event will be at 9:30 a.m. on Apri…

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CORNELIUS – The owners of Freedom Boat Club of Lake Norman received two awards at the company’s National Franchise Conference in Fort Myers, Fla.

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DAVIDSON – Getting away from it all and facing a challenge is a regular goal for many thrill-seekers and adventurers. And now the chance to escape, while putting critical thinking and creative…

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It began as a trickle in 2010 with production in a small kitchenette at a one-man office. Now beer-making facilities abound in north Mecklenburg.

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Not expected to be named the Cornelius Arts Center for much longer, what is envisioned as a regional destination for arts and culture is on the path to fruition within the next two years. This…

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HUNTERSVILLE – An accidental fire forced Red Rocks Cafe, Bar & Bakery to close for repairs due to extensive smoke and water damage in August 2017. But owner Ron Herbert said employees have…

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HUNTERSVILLE – The owners of a new restaurant in the heart of downtown hope their place becomes a comfortable gathering spot for members of the community, whether guests stop in for a slice of…

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HUNTERSVILLE – The Vinyl Pi is just off Old Statesville Road, the sign visible from the road proclaiming it as a “pizza joint.” In reality, The Vinyl Pi is much more than just pizza. Owner Mat…

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DAVIDSON – Experience as a stand-up comedienne taught Kim Coleman the value of attracting attention and then delivering something just a little bit beyond the ordinary. And with a firm named W…

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It’s hard to resist a 7-year-old Girl Scout Brownie, armed with her badge-bearing vest and budding entrepreneurial spirit, asking you to buy a box of cookies – or several. Though they may be y…

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HUNTERSVILLE – During the first quarter of its mapped out 30-year timetable to transform a sizable piece of southern Huntersville into a live-work-shop model of a modern transit-centric nirvan…

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CORNELIUS – Scott Liseno, owner of Cornelius-based Omnia Construction, LLC, has announced Ron DuDonis has joined the company’s management team.

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Editor’s note: The following is a submitted question-and-answer with Richard Johnson, a family law attorney who lives in Huntersville. The information in this article is for informational purp…

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From decking the halls to the bustle of buying gifts, many people have a long holiday to-do list.  But there are several things people can do to make help bring more cheer and limit the chaos,…

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DAVIDSON –  Tuesday, Nov. 28 was Giving Tuesday, and to assist the United Way, various town businesses donated some of their proceeds as part of the organization’s Main Street Makes a Differen…

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Though no major events are planned, some local organizations are still finding ways to promote businesses on Small Business Saturday.

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CORNELIUS – Riva Aesthetic Dermatology has changed its name to Riva Dermatology, effectively immediately. This applies to all locations in Cornelius, Mooresville and Denver.