Cannon School hosts open house

CONCORD – Cannon School will host an admission open house Nov. 8 for families seeking to explore educational opportunities for students in junior kindergarten through grade 12.The event begins at 1 p.m. at 5801 Poplar Tent Road.Visiting families will have the opportunity to tour the campus, find out more about admissions and learn from teachers, students and leaders what learning […]

Mooresville Christmas Parade 2

Blueharbor Bank supports Toys for Tots program


Diverging Diamond fully open at Exit 28

CORNELIUS – All lanes of the Exit 28 bridge and the Diverging Diamond Interchange have been opened. Drivers are asked to be patient as people go through the new lanes and traffic patterns.Staff have reported a noticeable difference to the previously complained about congestion. However, periodic lane closures may still occur as workers continue to add the requested aesthetics to […]

Habitat affiliates preparing to merge

CORNELIUS – Boards from Our Towns Habitat for Humanity and Habitat for Humanity of Iredell County have agreed to merge as one affiliate to help more families in need and extend coverage through northern Mecklenburg and Iredell counties.Pending approval by Habitat for Humanity International, Our Towns Habitat for Humanity will acquire Habitat for Humanity of Iredell County.Jeff Porter, former executive […]

Chamber honors elected leaders

HUNTERSVILLE – The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce will honor the local, county and state elected leaders serving the region at its Annual Elected Officials Power Luncheon.Karen Bentley, former county commissioner, wil deliver the keynote address.The event takes place 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Nov. 20 at Northstone Country Club, 15801 NorthStone Drive, Huntersville. Register by Nov. 18. Registration costs $20 for […]

Local retiree wins $1,000,000 to fund grandchildren’s education

HUNTERSVILLE – Mamie Bynum, a retired clerical supervisor from Huntersville, plans to use the $1 million prize she won playing The Color of Money game to buy a car, save for her grandchildren’s education and help fund her retirement.Bynum scratched off the lucky ticket while sitting in her car outside the Food Lion on North Graham Street in Charlotte.“I scratched […]

Michael Waltrip, Emma Slater booted from dancing show

CORNELIUS – Michael Waltrip didn’t make it to the finish line, at least not on the contest show “Dancing with the Stars.”He and partner Emma Slater were eliminated in Week Eight following a foxtrot in which the pair performed as Tarzan and Jane. The pair also did a rumba during a dance-off against actor Tommy Chong and partner Peta Murgatroyd.While […]

Chuckleheads offer turducken-flavored comedy

CORNELIUS – The Chuckleheads presents the Thanks for Turducken Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza with unscripted improvisational comedy games.Shows start at 6 and 8 p.m. Nov. 29 at the Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216-A Westmoreland Road. The later show could contain adult language and situations.Tickets cost $10 in advance or $15 at the door.Details: or 704-301-1564.

Leaf collection begun, town preps for winter

CORNELIUS – Things are already looking up for the town’s leaf collection with a new truck and additional employees.Town Manager Anthony Roberts reported the town started earlier than expected with the street-side vacuuming services, which are slated to run through January.Leaf piles should be placed at the curb without any limbs or trash. For a full list of rules regarding […]