Huntersville father arrested in infant abuse case

HUNTERSVILLE – Police arrested a Huntersville man Jan. 20 on charges of abusing his 7-week-old child that later died. The department received a report of an unresponsive infant around 7:42 a.m. Jan. 17 at 7540 Rolling Meadows Lane. The child was later pronounced dead at the house.Police are now investigating the incident and have determined that the child had been […]

Players start new year with children’s classic

DAVIDSON – Davidson Community Players, in conjunction with the Davidson College theater department, will feature the children’s classic, “Jack and the Beanstalk,” this month at Davidson College.The show, appropriate for ages 4 and older, will run Jan. 25 at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m.; Jan. 26 at 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.; and Jan. 27. at 2:30 and 4:30 […]

Gallery offers cooking series

DAVIDSON – Wooden Stone Gallery will offer a series of hands-on cooking classes through the Davidson Parks and Recreation Department with a nod to local farmers markets.Students will prepare five or six dishes, then enjoy the meal with a glass of wine.Classes, for ages 18 and older, take place 2-4:30 p.m. Jan. 26, Feb. 10, March 17, April 28 or […]

MI-Connection’s next Board of Directors meets tomorrow night

The MI-Connection Board of Directors will meet at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 24 at Davidson Town Hall, 216 South Main St.At the board’s last meeting, MI-Connection announced an upturn in quarterly earnings along with new technology initiatives including faster Internet speeds, more pay-per-view programming and mobile TV access.Click here for a summary of the last board of directors’ meeting.

12 students recognized at MLK Jr. breakfast

MOORESVILLE – The Mooresville Community Alliance recognized 12 middle and high school students as Pillars of Hope at the MLK Day of Unity Community Breakfast on Jan. 21 at Mooresville Intermediate School.Schools selected students that excelled in the areas of academic integrity, community service, sports and involvement.They were Dylan Bean, D’Arian Blackwood, Khemus Burns, Rayegan Gallmon, Jalen Kennerly, Taylor Massie, […]

Former Davidson coach Merritt moves to Lenoir-Rhyne

DAVIDSON – Tripp Merritt’s job search didn’t last long.Merritt, Davidson’s football coach from 2005-12, joined Lenoir-Rhyne University’s program as its wide receivers coach, the school announced on its website. He was released from Davidson last November.“This is a great next step for me,” Merritt said in a release.“There are so many good elements to the L-R program and I am […]

Lake Norman Charter moves basketball to Thursday

Lake Norman Charter, hoping to avoid the wet weather predicted for Friday, changed its home basketball game against Lincolnton that night to Thursday.The girls game will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the boys varsity at about 7:45 p.m.The girls game will feature the top two teams in the Southern Piedmont 1A/2A conference. Lincolnton (12-3) leads with a 7-0 record. […]

American Cancer Society kicks off in Cornelius

CORNELIUS – The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Huntersville-Cornelius will hold a kick-off party from 7-8 p.m. Jan. 31 at Michael Waltrip Racing.The kick-off includes food and nonalcoholic drinks, as well as information tables around the MWR lobby on all the aspects of the event. Organizers will share a Relay For Life video and a cancer survivor will […]