Latest Cornelius greenway getting dedication

CORNELIUS – Another leg of the Emerald Necklace will become official Saturday when the McDowell Creek Greenway Phase II dedication ceremony takes place at noon. The 1.6-mile segment will connect McDowell’s first phase at Westmoreland Road to the Magnolia Estates Shopping Center. The segment is part of Cornelius’ 13-mile greenway network and will connect with Phase I south to Birkdale […]

Pizzeria continues to lend a hand to ‘COVID Heroes’

MOORESVILLE – In addition to its award-winning cuisine, Aliño Pizzeria this week continued to assist community members. On COVID Heroes Appreciation Day Tuesday, the restaurant gave away 2,782 pizzas to health care workers, first responders, teachers and other essential workers. “It has been an amazing, wonderful day,” Aliño owner Michal Bay said. “Everybody was incredibly appreciative and happy.  The day […]

Local stores put playful spin on whether customers are ‘naughty or nice’

Now young folks, it’s important to realize adults completely embrace and understand the eternal concepts of “naughty” and “nice” and how they play a pivotal role in the quality and content of each year’s Christmas presents. However, there’s also an evolution that comes with maturity when an appreciation forms for the art of compromise. This is a special season, no […]

Westport home to regional, state tennis champs

Women tennis players out of The Club at Westport won the 2021 Southern Sectional Combo Championships that took place Dec. 4. Captained by Vicki Weber, the Denver club’s 55-over 7.5 team won the nine-state competition in Mobile, Ala., after taking the state title the previous week. Other members are: Christy Bolick, Brenda Levy, Mary Shelton, April Cook, Helen Bugg, Becky […]

3 Games to Watch – Lady Knights take on 3A foe; N. Lincoln travel to Statesville

Friday, Dec. 10 Lake Norman Charter vs. Carson (girls) Time: 6 p.m. Breakdown: Lake Norman Charter has gotten off to a hot start, going 3-0 before entering competition against its new conference. The Lady Knights’ first three games have come against lower classifications, including a 62-29 win over Pine Lake Prep. Marissa Sorvillo has scored 20-plus points twice already, and […]