Sport shorts highlights – Week of 3/19

Dirt Dogs win Grand Slam titleDAVIDSON – The Stewards of the Game 12-under Dirt Dawgs won the Nations Baseball Gold Grand Slam championship last weekend at Nevins Park.The team is comprised of Eli Agosto, Dylan Castoria, Casey Chason, Trey Chiperfield, Alex Griffin, Braxton Harrold, McAulay Maddox, Mason Raymer, Tyler Sheesley, Jackson Shore, Jacob Welborne and Taylor Williams. Dirt Dawg coaches […]

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Yearbook earns national recognitionDAVIDSON – Woodlawn School’s yearbook, the Mighty Oak, was among 476 yearbooks featured in the 2015 Jostens Look Book, celebrating the best in yearbook design and coverage.This award-winning issue of the Mighty Oak was led by co-editors Sydney Bowman and Maisie Wills.“The two were also a strong combination of diverse talents – Maisie was critical in the […]

Herald Weekly Calendar – Week of 3/19

Galway Hooker’s Saint Patrick’s Day celebration invites everyone to come and enjoy all-day drink specials, live music and raffles March 17. (Sarah Gillie/Herald Weekly photo)March 19• BOOK CLUB: The Girls Read Book Club discusses “Ivy and Bean: What’s the Big Idea?” by Annie Barrows at 4:30 p.m. at Cornelius Public Library, 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius. The club is for ages […]


Our town leaders seem to just adding to their tax pool but the town is outgrowing its ability to serve its residents. A new development on Huntersville Concord Road, numerous units behind the library, Vermillion never stops (how many units are they squeezing into that small area on Huntersville Concord Road). However we have no new roads (traffic is getting […]

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Davidson Police welcomes Assistant Chief Hunter

DAVIDSON – Charles Hunter has been named the new assistant police chief for the Davidson Police Department.When Administrative Sergeant Barney Poole retired last year, the DPD reassessed its organizational needs and created the assistant chief position. Hunter took on the role March 16.His new role was created to serve many organizational and administrative needs. The assistant chief will supervise staff […]

Take action

For those who are sick of the unthoughtful litterbugs out there, take action yourself. Here is how:Take down the tag number, the date, the street where you witnessed the littering and the time.Send this information or you can call it in and those irresponsible people will receive a letter.We may not be able to change the masses but that one […]

Grant for leaky roof raises dampened spirits

DAVIDSON – The Ada Jenkins Center has been in the business of sheltering needy men, women and children from the storm since it opened its doors more than 20 years ago.Now, the nonprofit social services center is about to get some shelter of its own.Staff was notified March 9 that its application for $257,259 in federal funds to replace all […]

Other notable basketball camps

LAKE NORMAN – Here are some area venues that offer basketball camps:Charlotte 49ers9201 University City Blvd.Charlotte NC 28262704-687-4937www.charlotte49ers.comCornelius Parks, Arts, Recreation & Culture21445 Catawba Ave.Cornelius NC 28031704-892-6031www.cornelius.orgDavidson Wildcats405 N. Main St.Davidson NC 28035704-894-2000www.davidson.eduDream Big Basketball10030 Callabridge CourtCharlotte NC 28216704-960-9656www.dreambigbasketball.comHuntersville Parks & Recreation105 Gilead RoadHuntersville NC 28078704-766-2220www.huntersville.orgLake Norman YMCA21300 Davidson St.Cornelius NC

Faith Briefs – Week of 3/19

Health clinic hosts summer fundraiserHUNTERSVILLE – The Lake Norman Community Health Clinic will host its first fundraiser, Sunset & Sandals, May 1.Staff from LNCHC invites residents and friends to slip on their sandals and enjoy the warm weather for a casual evening of live music, dancing, food and fun surprises along with a selection of silent auction packages.Tickets will be […]