Captain’s Cap explores broadening menu beyond fish camp food


Please wear light or bright clothes when running or walking at night

When will joggers and strollers learn they should wear light or bright clothes when running or walking at night? We live off a very narrow, busy road without sidewalks and it is terrifying to drive on that street in the late dusk or evening with these dark figures looming ahead of you. I’m surprised none have been killed or seriously […]

Upset crushes Davidson College’s basketball season

Upset crushes Davidson College’s basketball seasonDAVIDSON – Davidson College’s dreams of reaching the NCAA basketball tournament took a wicked detour March 8.The top-seeded Wildcats were upset 99-97 in overtime by Western Carolina in the semifinals of the Southern Conference tournament in Asheville. Davidson missed out on the automatic NCAA bid that goes to the tournament winner, the prize it had […]

Don’t waste our time

How about the couponers with all their kids blocking the aisles? I understand the need to be thrifty, but come on, get a nice accordion file and get organized so you don’t waste all our time.

Bottom Line – Week of 3/13

BOTTOM LINEAthlete of the WeekRyder RyanNorth Mecklenburg High baseballRyan, a senior, pitched a no-hitter and struck out 15 batters in a 6-0 victory against East Mecklenburg. He didn’t walk anyone, had a hit, drove in a run and scored one. To nominate an athlete of the week, email——Locker Room ChatGet to know Ryder .….Your favorite school subject?“Science. I’m good […]

Business expo attracts more vendor interest

DAVIDSON – A full day of cold rain and near-freezing conditions didn’t put a damper on the spirits of those at the Lake Norman Business Expo on March 7 at Davidson College.The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce-hosted event attracted more interest from business than it had in years, chamber president Bill Russell said.One-hundred seventy exhibitors, including businesses and nonprofits, took […]

Who should pay for traffic congestion?


Authenticity key at Galway Hooker

By Diana C. GleasnerGuest editorialFurnishings, food and fellowship scream Irish pubCORNELIUS – You want an authentic Irish pub, but you want it on this side of the Atlantic.This authentic Irish pub, along with the bar, was deconstructed in the Galway Bay area of Ireland to be moved to our area. The Galway Hooker comes complete with two well-used Galway Hookers […]

Hough’s Poff goes the distance as a winner

CORNELIUS – There’s a distinct difference between swimming sprints and distance events.Hough High’s Trey Poff excelled at the longer races this season, blending physical talent with in-the-water planning. He is The Herald Weekly Boys’ Swimmer of the Year.Swimming’s shorter races – 50- and 100-yarders – more resemble bursts of pure speed. Competitors don’t have much time to adjust if something […]

Peeved: Residents sound off on what bugs them

Email us up to 50 words about things that drive you insane or witty observations that may prompt readers to spit out their morning coffee. Send them to Put the word “peeved” in the subject line. Emails will be kept anonymous. We will not publish your name or email address.That big American flag decal on the back of your […]