Building removal clears path for Gilead Road changes

HUNTERSVILLE – To make an omelette, you have to break some eggs. And the first “breakage” in preparation for the long-planned overhaul of the road network around Interstate 77, U.S. 21 and Gilead Road has been completed.Crews contracted by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) began demolishing the northern end of the Bayshore Plaza shopping center on July 23. […]

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Julia Taylor Ebel flips through a book of “Jack Tales” she transcribed from award-winning N.C. mountain storyteller Orville Hicks.

Jonathan Marlowe Mt Zion pastor

Jonathan and Angela Marlowe became leaders of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in July.

SouthLake Christian cheerleaders

The SouthLake Christian Academy varsity cheer team was named champion of the UCA camp held at Wake Forest University in July.

Restaurant Health Inspections – Week of Aug. 3

Health departments in Mecklenburg, Iredell, Lincoln and Catawba counties inspected the following restaurants and food-service establishments July 20-26:Huntersville• Jimmy John’s, 9525 Birkdale Crossing Drive, Suite 100 – 96.5• Longhorn Steakhouse, 16641 Statesville Road – 98Cornelius• Jimmy John’s, 19732 W. Catawba Ave., Suite B – 96• Mama’s Pizza Express, 19741 S. Main St. – 99Davidson• Soda Shop, 104 S. Main St. […]


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Hoping to help kids learn responsibility, Wittgraefe family opens equestrian center

MOORESVILLE – Jochen Wittgraefe grew up on a farm in Germany – and he did not enjoy it.“I didn’t like it because it was constantly hard work,” Wittgraefe said. “I never went on vacations with my parents. And I thought, honestly, ‘What’s wrong? Why am I getting the short end of the straw?’”Wittgraefe said it took him several years to […]

King Canary

King Canary Brewing Co. opened in May at 562 Williamson Road in Mooresville.

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Signs mark Griffith Street site where a hotel is planned. Details on the town’s “Development Project” notice were deemed inadequate by a judge.