Parades among Christmas celebrations around Lake Norman this weekend

– Christmas in Davidson takes place 6-8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday in downtown Davidson. Main Street will offer strolling characters and other live entertainment, bubble snowflakes and real snow making, an artist village and children’s craft area. – The 39th annual North Mecklenburg Christmas Parade will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4. The parade route will start at the […]

PHOTOS: Thanksgiving road races kick off holidays around Lake Norman

Check out the 25 most-expensive Lake Norman homes sold in October

While overall residential sales continued to slump in the Lake Norman area in October, luxury homes continued to be a hot commodity. More than two-dozen homes in the area sold for at least $1 million last month, including seven that went for at least $2 million and four that topped $3 million, according to sales data from the Canopy Realtor […]

Is a school really coming to West Catawba?

CORNELIUS – There’s absolutely something to learn here, and thanks to a reader for pushing for answers. Just before Thanksgiving, Todd Herkey sent an email to the Citizen with a pretty straightforward inquiry. “I have a question I want to ask, but I’m not sure who to ask it to,” Herkey wrote. “I would like to know why earlier this […]

Games to Watch – Mountain Island neighbors battle; East Lincoln takes on rival

Friday, Dec. 3 Hopewell vs. Mountain Island Charter (boys) Time: 7:30 p.m. Breakdown: Hopewell got off to a 1-1 start, with a win over Phillip O. Berry after a close season-opener loss to Cox Mill. Davidson Day transfer Quay Watson has burst onto the scene for the new-look Titans, averaging 27.5 points in that span along with 5.5 assists and […]

High schoolers donate food, supplies to homeless shelter

DENVER — As cold weather settles in and holiday happenings begin, many look for ways to give back to their communities. This year, high school students in Lincoln County chose to help a group often overlooked during the season of giving.  Students from East Lincoln, North Lincoln and Lincolnton High School donated more than 40 bags of warm clothing, first-aid […]