Seniors to get first crack at liquor at this ABC store

The Cornelius ABC store will be one of a handful of Mecklenburg County locations to open an hour early for senior citizens twice a week, beginning Tuesday. The store at 19701 Statesville Road will open at 9 a.m. for seniors only on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The move follows the lead of several other businesses that are opening early for older […]

Mooresville Public Services earns national accreditation

The Town of Mooresville’s Public Services Division has earned accreditation from the American Public Works Association (APWA). The APWA is a non-profit organization that helps public works personnel improve the quality of life in the communities they serve. According to the APWA, the purpose of the accreditation is “to provide a means of formally verifying and recognizing public works agencies […]

COMMENTARY: Window on a world unimpeded by pandemic

  The old desk is worn and wobbly. The crack across the top is an old wound inflicted over time by my perpetual pounding on a manual typewriter in college. The sides of the desk’s single drawer fold in on each other like book pages since the front fell with a WHACK on the laminate floor, sending Poppy, my skittish […]

Davidson’s Greenhill awarded in international logistics challenge

Davidson-based Greenhill AntiBallistics Corp. is one of 25 winners in an international supply chain and logistics challenge, with hopes to go into business with large retailers and delivery services. The company’s product, Force Disruption Platform, was awarded for providing protection during shipping to sensitive scientific instruments, medical devices, electronics, fragile and other items. The material’s initial use was to be […]

Outdoor burn ban set for 5 p.m. Monday

  Due to continued dry conditions, a ban on outdoor burning in Lincoln County will go into effect at 5 p.m. Monday. The ban will be enforced by the Lincoln County Fire Marshal’s Office and the N.C. Forest Service. The restrictions cover all outdoor burning, including by those who already had permits, the fire marshal’s office said. No new permits […]

UPDATE: Mooresville-area COVID-19 cases rise to 33

There are 52 cases of COVID-19 in Iredell County, with 33 of them in the Mooresville area, health officials reported Monday morning. That’s up from 44 total cases over the weekend. There were seven new cases reported since Friday in the Mooresville area (ZIP codes 28115, 28117, 28125 and a small portion of 28036 that is in Iredell County). Iredell’s […]