Woodlawn names former NCAA, WNBA champion girls basketball coach

MOORESVILLE – Woodlawn School has named former WNBA player Alexis Hornbuckle as its girls basketball coach. Hornbuckle played 11 years of professional basketball in the U.S. and internationally. She won two NCAA championships at the University of Tennessee under the late coach Pat Summitt, and two more in the WNBA. “Alexis is an inspirational leader and great role model for […]

Lake Norman Citizen – Oct. 15-22, 2020

‘The community has just been amazing’: Response reaffirms owners’ decision to buy club

DENVER – Willie and Robin Dann’s decision seven years ago to move to Denver and buy Westport Swim and Tennis Club was based largely on the small-town feel of the area. After an Oct. 9 fire destroyed the club’s 6,000-square-foot fitness facility, they say the community’s response is affirmation that they made the right choice. Firefighters were called to the […]

Denver-Lincoln County crime reports – Week of Oct. 16

LINCOLNTON – The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following charges, including location and date of arrest, Oct. 6-12: • Marcus Antenel Nixon, 39, civil order for arrest for child support, failure to appear, magistrate’s office, Oct. 6 • Shayna Leigh Eller, 35, failure to appear, magistrate’s office, Oct. 6 • Lee Michael Cisler, 36, possession of stolen goods, Cherry […]

300 students still working from home, requests after deadline denied

LINCOLNTON – Though elementary schools in Lincoln County moved to Plan A – a full, in-person schedule – on Oct. 13, 300 students will still complete their schoolwork from home. Thirty-nine elementary students have been withdrawn from the Lincoln County Schools entirely, including 20 in the last three weeks, according to the district. More than 25 percent of elementary students […]

In-person early voting underway in Iredell    

One-stop early voting begins Thursday at a half-dozen Iredell sites, and ends Oct. 31. Hours are 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. weekdays and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays (except for Oct. 31, when voting closes at 3 p.m.) Voters can cast their ballots at any of these sites: Iredell County Board of Elections 203 Stockton St., Statesville War […]

Schedule release signals next step for spring football 

DENVER – As the leaves change color and cooler weather arrives, the void left by the absence of high school football in North Carolina becomes harder to ignore. Under normal circumstances the fight for conference supremacy in the South Fork 2A would be well underway by mid-October. Instead, with COVID-19 forcing a postponement of all fall sports statewide, a revised […]

Mooresville Citizen – Oct. 16-22, 2020