North Meck mayors coming together to discuss regional projects

CORNELIUS – All three north Mecklenburg mayors will be featured at the next “Cornelius Chat” on Monday, Dec. 5, at H2 Public House, 19906 North Cove Road, Unit A. The event – open to in-person attendance and streamed live on Facebook and Zoom – will begin at 8:30 a.m. The Zoom meeting ID is 868 5730 0141. Cornelius Mayor Woody […]

Race City ‘Stocks’ benefit to prevent child abuse

MOORESVILLE – The 33rd annual Stocks For Tots benefit supporting efforts to prevent child abuse will be held at the Charles Mack Citizen Center on Main Street on Tuesday, Dec. 6, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The seasonal fundraiser, a Mooresville tradition since 1989, gives racing fans and others the opportunity to help the Pharos Parenting agency in Iredell County […]

FAITH COLUMN: ‘Tis the season, generosity produces thanksgiving

It’s that time of year again. The holiday season full of busyness and rich traditions. Thanksgiving has passed, Christmas is on the way. Though these holidays have an abundance of historical meaning, we have seen the secular society at large attribute two positive characteristics – Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful for what we have, and Christmas is the […]

ALL-LAKE GIRLS GOLF: Caroline Johnson ends Pride career with state title, lessons learned

Caroline Johnson came back from four strokes down to win the 1A/2A state championship shooting 4-over at the Foxfire Red Course in October. The week before, the Pine Lake Prep senior used her Titlelist clubs to also claim first-place honors in the Western Regional with a 5-over 77. She averaged an 18-hole 76.9 during the year, guiding the Pride to […]

Denver foster mother features Angel Tree at new gift shop

DENVER – A longtime foster parent and adoptive mother of two is partnering with the Lincoln County Department of Social Services, setting up an Angel Tree in her new gift shop to help supply Christmas presents for children in need this holiday season.  “I’ve been taking in foster children for 20 years,” Patti D’Ausilio, owner of Lake Norman Gifts, said. […]

Cornelius police chief to retire; successor named

CORNELIUS – Kevin Black will retire from his post as chief of the Cornelius Police Department at the end of the year after a nearly 30-year tenure in town. Black became chief in January 2019, and his last official day is slated for Jan. 1, 2023. Taking over the position will be Major David Baucom. Over the course of his […]

Lake Norman restaurant health inspections – Week of Nov. 28

Health departments in Mecklenburg, Iredell and Lincoln counties inspected the following restaurants and food-service establishments Nov. 18-24: Huntersville Country Inn & Suites, 16617 Statesville Road – 98 Hardees, 14101 Statesville Road – 98.5 Lancaster’s BBQ, 9230 Beatties Ford Road – 96 Ming Garden, 16610 W. Catawba Ave. – 97.5 Sushi Star Asian Cafe, 9905 Rose Commons Drive – 99 Thai […]