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How to learn about the latest plans for Latta Place


North Meck mayors coming together to discuss regional…


Cornelius police chief to retire; successor named


Woman dies after being struck by vehicle in Cornelius


What to know about the 2022 Denver Christmas Parade



How to learn about the latest plans for Latta Place

How to learn about the latest plans for Latta Place

Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation will host a Virtual Community Listening Session Wednesday, Dec. 7, detailing the latest plans for Latta Place. Park and Rec leaders will present the initial master planning recommendations for reopening the site, formerly Latta Plantation. Attendees will be able to provide feedback. In June 2021,...

North Meck mayors coming together to discuss regional projects

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...

Cornelius police chief to retire; successor named

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...

Woman dies after being struck by vehicle in Cornelius

Woman dies after being struck by vehicle in Cornelius

CORNELIUS – A woman who was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street Wednesday morning has died, the Cornelius Police Department reported. At approximately 7:06 a.m., Cornelius Police responded to a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian at the intersection of West Catawba Avenue and Westmoreland Lake Drive. Based on...

What to know about the 2022 Denver Christmas Parade

What to know about the 2022 Denver Christmas Parade

The 13th annual Denver Christmas Parade presented by the East Lincoln Betterment Association will have “A Family Christmas” theme. The parade will begin Saturday, Dec. 3, at 12:30 p.m., with the route following N.C. 16 Business from North Pilot Knob Road all the way to The Captain’s Cap, just shy...

Cornelius approves much-debated ARPA fund allotments

Cornelius approves much-debated ARPA fund allotments

CORNELIUS – Cornelius commissioners unanimously approved allotments for prioritized projects from federal dollars Nov. 21, including $3.4 million for Smithville revitalization efforts. The $3.4 million for four infrastructure-related sub-projects is the highest of any category that will implement supplanted funds via the $9.6 million the town received for the American...

New NC law regarding affordable housing buildings triggers concerns

New NC law regarding affordable housing buildings triggers concerns

HUNTERSVILLE – Despite potential impacts of a new state law on building appearances, local ordinances will change to remain compliant. Senate Bill 105 states: “where multi-family structures are an allowable use, a local government may not impose a harmony requirement for permit approval if the development contains affordable housing units...

Board agrees on town hall design elements; senior living facility passes

Board agrees on town hall design elements; senior living facility passes

HUNTERSVILLE – Light, bright and welcoming is the vision for the future meeting chamber in the new Huntersville Town Hall. Commissioners voted in favor of a design placing their dais in a chamber on the north end of the building instead of in the center, as was done in the...

Neighbors arrested for killing Cornelius man

Neighbors arrested for killing Cornelius man

CORNELIUS – Neighbors have been charged in the Nov. 26 shooting death of 55-year-old Cornelius resident James Johnson. Cornelius Police Department reports indicate officers responded to a call at 2:40 p.m. and located Johnson on Saturday afternoon on Lynn Lane outside his residence in the Poole Place neighborhood off Bailey...

‘Ambitious’ downtown project faces hurdles from growth management task force

‘Ambitious’ downtown project faces hurdles from growth management task force

CORNELIUS – The next big step in the bolstering of downtown Cornelius has been proposed in the form of a mixed-use development that will likely see adjustments amid last year’s growth management policies. The vision for Highline Partners’ Mill Market project is to have five stories of 263 apartments above...

 
 

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

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...

ALL-LAKE CROSS COUNTRY: Fernetti improves on already stellar individual finishes

ALL-LAKE CROSS COUNTRY: Fernetti improves on already stellar individual finishes

Stephen Fernetti closed out his highly decorated career by winning the Lincoln County, conference and 3A West Regional championships.  Now he's become All-Lake Boys Cross...

These basketball teams took care of business during the Thanksgiving holiday

These basketball teams took care of business during the Thanksgiving holiday

Vikings sweep Holden tournaments HUNTERSVILLE – The boys and girls basketball teams from North Meck won their respective brackets in the Leroy Holden Classic held...

ALL-LAKE GIRLS TENNIS: North Lincoln’s Carver elevates skill, endurance

ALL-LAKE GIRLS TENNIS: North Lincoln’s Carver elevates skill, endurance

PUMPKIN CENTER – Emma Carver made a midseason equipment change, and with added comfort, finished her sophomore year at North Lincoln with a 23-4 singles...

Christ the King dominates to win second straight state title

Christ the King dominates to win second straight state title

BROWNS SUMMIT – Christ the King left little doubt early in the 1A boys soccer state championship to defeat Rosewood 6-0 Nov. 19. The top-seeded...

FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: East Lincoln stymies Ledford ground attack for 3rd round win

FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: East Lincoln stymies Ledford ground attack for 3rd round win

DENVER – Ledford High quarterback Nate Carr entered the third round of the 3A playoffs having averaged more than 100 yards each passing and rushing...

 
 

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Historic Huntersville house savors new life as classic fine dining venue

Historic Huntersville house savors new life as classic fine dining venue

HUNTERSVILLE – As the grand white farmhouse on the southern edge of Huntersville’s downtown approaches its 110th year in existence, a new chapter in the home’s history is taking shape....

Check out the LKN Chamber’s events planned for December

Check out the LKN Chamber’s events planned for December

The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce has a busy calendar of events as the diverse business association winds down its 2022 year. On Thursday, Dec. 1, the Chamber will convene...

CHAMBER COLUMN: A Christmas memory about giving, and God’s blessing
 
 

CHAMBER COLUMN: A Christmas memory about giving, and God’s blessing
Historic ties of north Meck span throughout region

Historic ties of north Meck span throughout region

  Though the north Mecklenburg area didn’t see significant population growth until a few decades ago, its rich history dates back to the Revolutionary War....

An easier-than-expected first mammogram experience

An easier-than-expected first mammogram experience

HUNTERSVILLE – Scheduling a cancer screening probably ranks somewhere on your to-do list between "clean out the garage" and "donate those clothes that don't fit." Sure,...