News Briefs – Week of 9/9

Girl Scouts looking for members, volunteers via information sessionsDENVER – Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont is looking for volunteers for the upcoming year.Volunteers help with trips as well as service projects. There will be meetings over the next few weeks for more information about joining or volunteering with Girl Scouts: • 7 p.m. Sept. 20 at  Denver United Methodist Church, […]


Taste of Birkdale returns Sunday, Sept. 11.

High schools adjust to revised math standards

When the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction released its revised standards for high school math, one of the primary goals it hoped to achieve was increasing coherence and clarity.“What the review committee and the writing team did was make sure it was very clear about what students would be able to do after a particular course,” Tiffany Perkins, director […]

Crime Roundup – Aug. 29-Sept. 5

MOORESVILLE – The Mooresville Police Department reported the following charges, including date and location of arrest or citation, Aug. 29-Sept. 5:• Haley Nicole Williams, 31, possession of a controlled substance, Regency Center Drive, Aug. 29• Jeffery Scott Archie, 54, possession of a controlled substance, Sweet Martha Drive, Aug. 29• Steven Lamont Connor, 54, failure to appear, West Statesville Avenue, Aug. […]

Calendar – Week of 9/9

September 10Yard saleWhat: Mooresville Christian Mission is having a large warehouse sale of decorations, furniture, clothes and more.When: 8-11:45 a.m.Where: Old Mission location, 100 Beam Drive, MooresvilleDetails: 704-664-2357 Farmers marketWhat: The Mooresville Farmers Market includes fresh fruit, dairy, vegetables and meat.When: 8 a.m.-noonWhere: Liberty Park, 225 E. Iredell Ave., MooresvilleDetails: 704-663-7026 Family Fun DayWhat: Take part in an afternoon with a bounce […]

Rusty Rudder to close in October

CORNELIUS – The Rusty Rudder Lake Norman announced this week it will close in October. The restaurant has been operating in the Lake Norman area for more than 15 years. The closure comes after the restaurant’s lease wasn’t renewed, according to a news release. Owners Eric Paul and Brian Johnston said operations will continue as normal throughout the rest of September, […]

Business Briefs – Week of 9/9

CHS gets robotic technologyLINCOLNTON – Robotic surgical technology is now available at Carolinas HealthCare System Lincoln.The minimally invasive robotics technology will provide patients shorter recovery time. This advanced option allows doctors to provide partial knee replacements with precision and accuracy.Treatment using the new technology will begin this month. Patients can call CMC Orthopaedic Surgery-Lincoln at 980-212-6250 to schedule an appointment. Renaissance […]

Faith briefs – Week of 9/9

Grace Covenant to hold human trafficking seminar on Sept. 14DENVER – Grace Covenant will host a seminar on preventing sexual exploitation on Sept. 14.The seminar is to raise awareness about human trafficking in the greater Charlotte area. It will also include information on strategies sexual predators use and how to safeguard against them.Parents of children from middle school to college […]

Hot pepper jelly – a tailgating treat

Elle’s Kitchen

It’s that time again: As you put together your Panthers parties, here is a tasty little recipe that is easy to make ahead and serve at your next tailgate.Hot pepper jelly with cream cheese is a great appetizer anytime.As a hostess gift, this is inexpensive and makes a great impression on your host.To make it yourself will take just one […]

Business Briefs – Week of 9/9

11 businesses cut ribbonsMOORESVILLE – The Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon-cutting extravaganza 3-4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, at the Chamber at 149 E. Iredell Ave.Eleven businesses are scheduled to participate: Moving Canvas Productions, Moments by Heather Edmunds, McNeely Pest Control, Wild Daisy Events, Ava’s Affordable Hair Cuts, Living Better Life, BeautyCounter, David Allen Capital, Smile Laugh […]