Archer fuels Lake Norman Charter title dreams

September 1 is going to be an eventful day in the Archer house.It marks the first day that college coaches can begin contacting Lake Norman Charter tennis star Olivia Archer, and she may need to hire a secretary to handle the calls coming in.Archer is the No. 3-ranked player in her class in the state, according to She’s also […]

Peeved – Week of 9/2

Residents share what bugs them

Traffic and parking in downtown Davidson is quite often down right bad with cars backed up both north and southbound on Main Street and getting worse every year.  In the last 25 years Davidson’s population has increased from approximately 4,000 to 12,000 with no corresponding increase in streets.  How long can this go on? *** Could the citizens of Cornelius please tell […]




Obituaries – Week of 9/2

Gloria Echeverri SandovalCORNELIUS – Gloria Echeverri Sandoval, 53, died Aug. 21, 2016, at Levine & Dickson Hospice House in Huntersville.She was born Jan. 25, 1963, in Colombia to the late Jaime Echeverri Giraldo and Oliva Sandoval Motato.Survivors include her husband, Ricardo Patino Pelaez; sons, Juan Fernando Patino Echeverri and Santiago Patino Echeverri, of Cornelius; sisters, Ana Maria, Beatriz and Stella; […]

Business Briefs – Week of 9/2

Local residents receive CPA licensesTwo people in the Lake Norman area were recently licensed as certified public accountants. Devin Cass of Huntersville and Kaeli Weaver of Davidson were approved by the North Carolina State Board of Certified Public Accountants on Aug. 22.Cass and Weaver were required to pass the Uniform CPA Examination and fulfill other requirements of the board, such […]


DOT plans include N.C. 73 widening

HUNTERSVILLE – Local widening of N.C. 73 is one of the projects included in the state’s upcoming 10-year draft transportation plan.The draft plan will be released in January 2017 and will include plans for years 2018-2027, according to a North Carolina Department of Transportation news release.Locally, N.C. 73 is planned to be widened from U.S. 29 in Cabarrus County to […]