First Baptist serves fellowship meals

First Baptist Church of Huntersville, 119 N. Old Statesville Road, hosts Wednesday night fellowship meals from 5 to 6:15 p.m. Children’s meals cost $3, and adults eat for $4. For more information, or to make reservations, call 704-875-6581 or email

Making the grade: Huntersville Elementary

Third-grade A honor roll: Megan Christine, Patrick Cusick, Keara Doyle, Tyler Ellenburg, Tommy Frye, Tara Mihailovic and Joseph Mushyakov.Third-grade A/B honor roll: Madeleine Bane, Camille Battle, Kira Benazzouz, Craig Caspari, Brianna Colon, Jack Cusick, Blake Davis, Joey Dempski, Olivia Eichenberger, Jackson Eicher, Jackson Ennis, Caleb Ewell, Krissa Gaines, Grant Gais, Matthew Gass, Sam Graham, Will Grant, Uriel Rivera Herrera, Maddie […]

Song performs at Mt. Zion

CORNELIUS – Yoon-Sun Song, Doctor of Music and Arts candidate at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, will perform at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church on Sunday, March 4, at 2 p.m. This performance is part of the Cornelius Concert series. An offering will be taken at the free concert for the church, at 19600 Zion St.

Marine Commission forming rental boat committee

The Lake Norman Marine Commission is looking for members to serve on a new rental boat committee.The committee will discuss creating stricter safety ordinances, as well as all things governing rental boats.That committee will be comprised of law enforcement officers and rental boat operators and will look for any improvements in the current ordinances governing those operations. Marine Commissioner John […]

Red Line leaders wonder: Who’s driving the train?

by Eren TataragasiCORNELIUS – Following Norfolk Southern’s declaration last week that the Red Line Regional Railway’s financing plan is “fatally flawed,” members of the Cornelius Rail Task Force expressed concerns Monday, Feb. 27, that the towns are no longer the ones calling the shots.Even though the department of transportation hired the consultants to draft the current plan, and all communications […]

Police to hold medicine drop, shredding event

CORNELIUS – Police will hold an Operation Medicine Drop and document shredding event March 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot of town hall, 21445 Catawba Ave.Operation Medicine Drop is a free event that allows residents to turn in unused prescription or over-the-counter medicines to keep them out of the wrong hands. Police ask residents to […]

Davidson College supporters, alumni should protest pipeline

As reported last week, Piedmont Natural Gas is irresponsibly and underhandedly proceeding toward construction of a pipeline across the campus of Davidson College.Several graduates of the college are, or have been, in high government posts at the state (two ex-governors) and federal levels, not to mention numerous ones serving as top business executives in the region at, say, Progress Energy. […]

Angels Spaghetti dinner, auction and 5k return

The Angels of ’97 Spaghetti Dinner/Auction and 5K Run/Walk/FunRun will take place March 17 at North Mecklenburg High School with all proceeds going to scholarships for North Meck, Hopewell and Hough High School students, in memory of those who have lost their lives before they could graduate.For more information visit, or email or call 704-877-4967.

Free tax returns

Liberty Tax Service, 14229 B3 Reese Blvd., Huntersville, (BI-LO shopping center) is offering free tax returns for certain professionals throughout the month of March. Free returns are only available for new clients. Feb. 27 to March 4 is teacher appreciation week, March 5-11 is police and firefighter appreciation week, March 12-18 is hospital appreciation week, March 19-25 is healthy living […]

Lions Pancake Breakfast

HUNTERSVILLE – The 49th annual Huntersville Lions pancake breakfast, from 7 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 3, at Huntersville United Methodist Church will benefit the blind and visually impaired in the community and state. The breakfast will feature pancakes and all the fixings, plus sausage. There will also be biscuits and sausage gravy. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for […]