Focus elevates Gish to championship-caliber play

MOORESVILLE – Lauren Gish is such a talented tennis player that it’s more of shock when she loses than when she wins.Gish, a sophomore at Lake Norman High, crushed the competition en route to reaching the state semifinals. She also helped the Wildcats win a conference championship. Gish is the Mooresville Weekly Girls’ Tennis Player of the Year.Gish, who played […]

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.To the writer who tried to be glib about the […]

Arts Briefs – Week of 12/19

Shag club donates to WSGE driveSTANLEY – The Lake Norman Shag Club presented a donation from its inaugural golf tournament to benefit Gaston College Radio WSGE 91.7 FM.Hoyt Stephens, chairman, and Terry Hopper, of the Lake Norman Shag Club, presented a check for $2,040 to WSGE beach deejay Kyle Beam during the radio station’s fall membership drive.The 2014 Lake Norman […]

Coffee house strives to connect with customers

CORNELIUS – Louis Jewett, owner of Madalyn’s Coffee and Tea, is a happy man.Every day, he welcomes people into his coffee shop for some chit-chat, drinks and perhaps a pastry or two.“It’s honestly like having your friends over for coffee every day,” Jewett said. “I just love it.”The customers love it as well. He estimates there are 65 regulars who […]

News Briefs – Week of 12/19


Focus elevates Gish to championship-caliber play



?You ladies that are walking around a shopping mall in your 5-inch heels are something else. You poke along while us comfortable ladies nearly run you over because you can only walk so fast in those things, but its all about the “look” right & not the comfort. Relax and enjoy shopping instead of being so focused on how you […]

Letters to Santa

With so many appearances to make this holiday season, Santa Claus asked The Mooresville Weekly to publish as many wish lists as the newspaper could heading into Christmas. Among the most popular requests were video games, American Girl dolls and anything related to LEGOs.Dear Santa,For Christmas the best 4 things I want are a model actual size formula 1 car […]

[photo standalone, extra photo on server can be used for 2 mugs] Smart Start leaders make local stop

RALEIGH – Cindy Watkins, president of the NC Partnership for Children, visited the Partnership for Children of Lincoln & Gaston Counties on Dec. 10.Watkins visited Smart Start partnerships across North Carolina to meet with community leaders and discuss the state of early childhood care, education and the role the Smart Start network plays in continuing to ensure that our youngest […]

Mooresville Weekly Calendar – Week of 12/19