Info session probes Depot Street plans

DAVIDSON – Plans and processes related to the proposed redevelopment of the Davidson Depot property – the site of continuing asbestos monitoring efforts – will be the focus of an Oct. 4 online public information session conducted by the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (DEA) Division of Waste Management. The session will begin at 6:30 p.m. and information for accessing or […]

Campaign continues to help firefighter’s family cope with COVID tragedy

HUNTERSVILLE – Fundraising efforts continue in the wake of a two-part tragedy that has resulted in four local children losing their parents and a community witnessing first-hand the potentially devastating impact of the COVID pandemic. On Sept. 10 – 18 days after being diagnosed and 13 days after entering the hospital for COVID treatments – Jeff Hager, a 46-year-old Huntersville and […]

Town hall design endorsed amid continued debate

HUNTERSVILLE – While some town commissioners remain opposed to the pursuit of a new town hall, preliminary processes of design and planning continue, with the majority of the town board endorsing the vision for a three-story facility featuring a concentrated arrangement of municipal staff offices. During the board’s Sept. 20 session, representatives from Creech & Associates and Edifice LLC – […]

Long-awaited Exit 23 project set to begin

HUNTERSVILLE – Years ago, delivering an update about the hundreds of millions of dollars in anticipated road improvement projects planned for the region, former Huntersville Transportation Planner Bill Coxe shared a “good news, bad news” perspective with town commissioners. “It’s sort of like the dog always chasing cars,” Coxe said about the long-term effort required to obtain state approval and […]

Smaller Birkdale-like project could come to Huntersville’s east end

HUNTERSVILLE – A much-smaller-scale version of Birkdale and Bryton-type communities could become the northern-boundary bookend for Huntersville’s collection of mixed-use developments. A public hearing during the town board’s Sept. 21 meeting served as the public unveiling of Magnolia Development LLC’s proposal for a multi-faceted, mostly residential project surrounding a planned grocery-store anchored development between N.C. 73 and Black Farms Road, […]

Growth discussion accompanies project approval

DAVIDSON – After several meeting-to-meeting delays stemming from questions about neighborhood notification and town board authority to act, commissioners approved a utility service extension for a proposed residential project off southeastern Shearers Road. However, the decision related to the sixth – and possibly final – phase of the River Run development was just a small portion of the growth-related discussions […]

Suspect from Huntersville apartment shooting arrested

HUNTERSVILLE – A man was arrested on assault charges after a shooting at Huntersville Commons Apartments Saturday night. At approximately 8:13 p.m., officers with the Huntersville Police Department responded to a shots-fired call at the Statesville Road complex, a 1/2-mile north of Gilead. On arrival, HPD said officers located two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. The suspect was also located […]