Tillis defeats Hagan in Senate race

HUNTERSVILLE – The most expensive campaign in U.S. Senate history ended with Huntersville resident Thom Tillis defeating incumbent Kay Hagan by 48,501 votes.Tillis’ rise from the Cornelius Parks and Recreation Advisory Board to the U.S. Senate was one of the many storylines to emerge from the Nov. 4 election.Cornelius Commissioner John Bradford defeated Natasha Marcus to claim Tillis’ District 98 […]

You’ve been reported

To the person in the dark-colored late 1990s model Dodge pickup towing the boat who thought it would be cool to throw their cup of liquid on the cyclist in Davidson, this is assault. I hope you think about the death or injury you could cause with your stupidity. You’ve been reported as an aggressive driver with Charlotte Department of […]

Every School Every Week – Week of 11/6

• Bailey Middle – The eighth-grade band performs during a Veterans Day celebration Nov. 7.• Bradley Middle – Students will soon begin signing up for winter sports. Tryouts will be held Nov. 17-19.• Community School of Davidson – The lower school holds a Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 7. The eighth grade “Community Builders” Practicum will lead a ceremony at 8:45 […]

Is this fair?

Why do people living in South Charlotte, Ballantyne, Pineville and Matthews all get brand new third and fourth lanes in their expressways, and yet these same taxpayers want Lake Norman residents have to pay a toll for 50 years to have the same privilege? The same scenario for light rail.

DCPC partners with Blythe Elementary

Collaboration helps children receiving free, reduced lunchCHARLOTTE – Ann Clark, deputy superintendent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, commended Davidson College Presbyterian Church on its newly formed partnership with Blythe Elementary School.Clark visited the church Nov. 2 in place of former Superintendent Heath Morrison, who was scheduled to speak but was called out of town. CMS announced his resignation the next day.Clark said […]

Great 8 football poll – Week of 11/6

THE GREAT EIGHT1. MOORESVILLE (10-0)The Blue Devils scored 35 points before last week’s game reached halftime, which was a blessing for overmatched South Iredell. Mooresville is on a roll heading into its game-of-the-year against its biggest rival. This week: at No. 3 Lake Norman2. EAST LINCOLN (10-0)The Mustangs score plenty – 40 or more points in each of the past […]

Every School Every Week – Week of 11/6


Herald Weekly Calendar – Week of 11/6

Photo of the WeekDJ Bob performs at a Halloween party Oct. 31 at Ice Martini Bar in Huntersville. (Nate Davis/Herald Weekly Photo).Nov. 6• CHEF FUNDRAISER: Lake Norman’s finest chefs serve hors d’oeuvres, mini entrees and desserts in a fundraiser for Our Towns Habitat’s Women Build 6:30-9 p.m. at the Charles Mack Citizens Center, 215 N. Main St., Mooresville. Tickets cost […]

Cessie’s Pizza strives for perfect pie


Arts Briefs – Week of 11/6

Teen to star in ‘Nutcracker’HUNTERSVILLE – Kayla Goldsberry will perform her first principal role as Clara in Piedmont Dance Theatre’s production of “The Nutcracker.”Goldsberry, 14, of Huntersville, attends Davidson Day School. The eighth-grader started dancing in ballet, tap and jazz when she was 4 years old.Her goal is to attend The Juilliard School in New York and perhaps someday dance […]