Police officers receive tributes for live-saving actions

Four Huntersville Police officers, Jeff Guertin, Evan Tortorelli, Betty Anderson and Zach Duncan, were each honored during Monday’s town board meeting for on-the-job efforts that save lives. On Sept. 7, Duncan was the first to arrive at a vehicle crash on N.C. 115 and immediately began CPR treatment on a seriously injured two-year-old girl. Guertin arrived and assisted Duncan while […]

How puppies, community support power mission to help veterans

DAVIDSON – Several years ago, while husband Robert was serving overseas in the latter stages of a 30-year Army career, Suzy Lutz was taking part in a dog training program near the family’s home in Aberdeen, not far from Fort Bragg. During the training sessions, Lutz noticed the steady emotional and social evolution of a young woman participating in the […]

MOORESVILLE EVENTS: Alzheimer’s benefit walk coming to park

MOORESVILLE – Iredell County’s Western Carolina Chapter Alzheimer’s Association “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” will be held Saturday, Sept. 24, at Bellingham Park, 1600 Bellingham Drive. Registration and check-in – with all information, registration and participation details available at – will begin at 9 a.m., with opening ceremonies at 10 a.m. and the walk starting at 10:30. Funds raised through the […]

North Meck community group hosting candidate forums

Unity in Community is helping sponsor three Candidates Racial Equity Forums beginning Oct. 6 for positions representing north Mecklenburg in November’s elections.  Those participating in person and virtually will be allowed to ask questions. The forums are nonpartisan, and Spanish interpretations are available. There will be door prizes for in-person attendees. To attend virtually, register separately for each event at […]

Lincoln County women’s group honors first responders

LINCOLNTON – A day after the 21st anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack, the Lincoln County Republican Women hosted its annual first responders appreciation luncheon at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. Local elected officials, including school board chair Heather Rhyne and Commissioner Cathy Davis, delivered remarks to the crowd of Lincoln County police, fire and EMS first responders, […]

Fall road races festive for worthy causes

Road races are about much more than exercise. Beyond having participants work up a sweat and achieve their goals early on a Saturday morning, these events are often major fundraisers for local causes – and finishers at events are often greeted with vendors and entertainment. On Oct. 1, the Run for Green benefits the Davidson Lands Conservancy. The event with […]

Local moms promoting ‘magic’ to make holidays merrier

CORNELIUS – Being a parent has not gotten easier the past two years. Parents try hard to stay positive for their children, but the stress is real, and many families’ lives are very different – jobs, health, housing issues and more – than they were two years ago.  Sensing the altered atmosphere, right after Christmas last year, Melissa Cuff, a Cornelius […]

Library program showcasing spooky storyteller

SHERRILLS FORD – A curse and a secret, an all-consuming fear, a recurring nightmare, a stranger on a dark road invited in, an old graveyard with a fresh grave, an unnatural rise of floodwaters. The Sherrills Ford-Terrell Library is hosting a night of storytelling told in the spooky spirit of Halloween.  Kyra Freeman is a poet, a storyteller and a […]

Support, awareness prime goals for Huntersville farm’s festival

HUNTERSVILLE – Deep in the heart of a 32-acre Huntersville farm surrounded by trees, the sounds of horse tails swishing and quiet voices are only occasionally interrupted by cars traveling Black Farms Road or the distant beeps of construction vehicles. However, this weekend, Hinds’ Feet Farm will transform into a lively fall festival with vendors, food trucks and live music […]

Master of night photography coming to Mooresville Arts program

MOORESVILLE – Mooresville Arts will host a free lecture and presentation by North Carolina’s “Dean of Night Photography” on Friday, Sept. 16. Kevin Adams will present “365 Nights: A Yearlong Immersion Into Night Photography” at 6:30 p.m. in the Center Gallery at the Mooresville Arts Depot on Main Street. Afterward, students registered for the workshop entitled “Night Photography and Light […]

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