Making French toast with bananas and peanut butter can make for a great Father’s Day dish.

Hopewell graduates 360

CHARLOTTE – Sophia Abedi said she was nervous in the days prior to graduation, which was held Saturday, June 10 at Halton Arena on University of North Carolina at Charlotte campus. Finishing with the No. 2 ranking in her class, Abedi carried the mantle of salutatorian and, therefore, was going to have to deliver a speech to her classmates and the […]

408 earn diplomas from North Meck

CHARLOTTE – North Mecklenburg High School’s Class of 2017, which had 408 students, graduated Saturday afternoon, June 10, at a ceremony on the campus of UNC-Charlotte. In terms of the year its graduates were born, the Class of 2017 has a foot in two millennia.And at North Meck, this idea was perhaps best represented by a group of friends who refer […]

Myers checks goals off his list

Herald Weekly 2017 Boys Tennis Player of the Year

HUNTERSVILLE – When he was 12 years old, Fernando Myers had a decision to make.He had grown up starring on the soccer field and on the tennis court, but his dad told him it was time to make a choice and pick just one sport to focus on.He’d been playing soccer most of his life and had been playing tennis […]


Graduates of Hopewell High School’s Class of 2017 wait in line to enter Halton Arena on the campus of UNC-Charlotte.


Class valedictorian Christopher Blackey stands between co-salutatorians Aneesha Raj (left) and Emma Calhoun.



North Mecklenburg High School administrators and CMS officials wait in the wings getting ready to begin the graduation ceremony for the Class of 2017


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Crime Roundup – Week of 6/16

HUNTERSVILLE – The Huntersville Police Department reported the following charges, including places and dates of arrest or citation, June 5-12:• Jeffrey Wade Morris, 21, felony possession of cocaine and possession of marijuana, at 10030 Gilead Road, June 5• Arthur Lee Dickey, 38, driving while impaired, at 12500 Old Statesville Road, June 6• April Lynn Turner, 31, conspire to deliver methamphetamine, […]