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Nuclear emergency at Lake Norman dam is unlikely but…


Water system building could land historic designation


Mooresville leaders initiate a ‘spring training’…


McGuire Station false alarm prompts preparedness…


Mooresville Police searching for suspect in armed…



Nuclear emergency at Lake Norman dam is unlikely but not impossible

Nuclear emergency at Lake Norman dam is unlikely but not impossible

HUNTERSVILLE – Anxiety set in for many residents in the Lake Norman area when an emergency warning siren for Duke Energy’s McGuire Nuclear Station sounded inadvertently last month.  Last week, the Citizen detailed the operation of the sirens and what to do if the emergency warning system is activated. But...

Water system building could land historic designation

Water system building could land historic designation

MOORESVILLE – The North Carolina National Register Advisory Committee is set to consider National Register of Historic Places designation for an enduring reminder of Mooresville’s utility service past. On Jan. 17, the Mooresville town board provided its endorsement to efforts, through the State Historic Preservation Office, to obtain official historic recognition...

Mooresville leaders initiate a ‘spring training’ preview of Moor Park prospects

Mooresville leaders initiate a ‘spring training’ preview of Moor Park prospects

MOORESVILLE  – The town has earmarked $100,000 for initial phase fact-finding and established the administrative documentation required to potentially pursue the restoration and reimagining of a recreational landmark with deep town ties. At the Jan. 17 town board session, commissioners approved the funding allocation and created the Moor Field Baseball...

McGuire Station false alarm prompts preparedness questions

McGuire Station false alarm prompts preparedness questions

HUNTERSVILLE – The accidental activation of an emergency warning siren for Duke Energy’s McGuire Nuclear Station caused quite the stir in communities around Lake Norman in the morning hours of Jan. 19. “It was an error on behalf of (Mecklenburg) county,” Duke Energy Communications/Community Relations Director Mary Kathryn Green said...

Mooresville Police searching for suspect in armed robbery in industrial parking lot

Mooresville Police searching for suspect in armed robbery in industrial parking lot

MOORESVILLE – The Mooresville Police Department is searching for suspect in an armed robbery that they said occurred Tuesday morning. At approximately 7:18 a.m., MPD officers responded to a call for service regarding an attempted armed robbery at the industrial warehouse complex at 119 Super Sport Drive. The victim reportedly...

Mooresville’s tribute to a civil rights icon

Mooresville’s tribute to a civil rights icon

MOORESVILLE – Community celebrations were held throughout the Lake Norman area on Monday, Jan. 16, to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. A federal holiday since 1986, this year’s activities were held the day after what would have been the 94th birthday for the civil rights leader who was...

Festival, fireworks light the fuse on Mooresville’s 150th

Festival, fireworks light the fuse on Mooresville’s 150th

MOORESVILLE – With two extra weeks of weather-related anticipation tacked on to the previous 149 years, Mooresville’s combination New Year’s and Sesquicentennial celebration kicked off with a bang on Saturday, Jan. 14. The town’s 150th Anniversary Kick-Off Fireworks Spectacular at LangTree Lake Norman, originally planned for New Year’s Eve, was an...

Lakeshore hotel development receives OK for annexation

Lakeshore hotel development receives OK for annexation

MOORESVILLE – A lakefront development years in the making – after a COVID-triggered redesign and a more recent delay triggered by a hiccup in town board procedures – has annexation confirmed as another substantial step toward reality. At the town board’s first session of 2023, the annexation of developer Brett Krueger’s...

Mooresville man charged in wife’s murder

Mooresville man charged in wife’s murder

MOORESVILLE – Derik Trocke of Mooresville is being held without bond in the Iredell County Detention Center on first-degree murder charges stemming from his wife’s death on Sunday, Jan. 14. According to police reports, Trocke, 39, called emergency services shortly after 5 p.m. reporting his wife, 33-year-old Annalene Trocke, had...

Woman charged with creating fraudulent fundraising campaign with Mooresville event

Woman charged with creating fraudulent fundraising campaign with Mooresville event

A former Troutman woman charged with six counts of fraud related to a fictional fundraising campaign is fighting extradition from Arizona. Last July, the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office received a report from an individual who claimed she had been scammed out of charitable donation money. The victim’s mother reported her...

 
 

GAMES TO WATCH: Lake Norman teams look to hang onto top spots in conference standings

GAMES TO WATCH: Lake Norman teams look to hang onto top spots in conference standings

St. Stephens at East Lincoln girls When: 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3 Breakdown: East Lincoln (20-0, 10-0) will put its undefeated record on the line...

Young ‘others’ guide Lake Norman girls to state’s top ranking

Young ‘others’ guide Lake Norman girls to state’s top ranking

MOORESVILLE – There is no “forged through the fire” story for this version of the Lake Norman High girls basketball team, where they’ve taken their...

Lake-area athletes sign with colleges on National Signing Day Feb. 1

Lake-area athletes sign with colleges on National Signing Day Feb. 1

The traditional National Signing Day was held Wednesday to allow athletes to secure their commitments with their future college athletic programs. Community School of Davidson...

Mooresville High School announces 2023 Hall of Fame class

Mooresville High School announces 2023 Hall of Fame class

MOORESVILLE – Bouncing back from a COVID-caused delay, the Mooresville High School Athletic Hall of Fame is set to honor a new class of inductees...

GAMES TO WATCH: Hough faces tall West Charlotte team; Pride look to avenge rivalry loss

GAMES TO WATCH: Hough faces tall West Charlotte team; Pride look to avenge rivalry loss

Lake Norman at West Cabarrus girls When: 6 p.m., Friday, Jan. 27 Breakdown: No conference team has been within 22 points when facing Lake Norman...

Hough, Hopewell take tops spots in Queen City swim meet

Hough, Hopewell take tops spots in Queen City swim meet

The Hough swimming team won the boys and girls championships at the Queen City 3A/4A conference meet Jan. 13. The girls team scored 527 points,...

 
 

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Home sale data indicates less cutthroat market to close 2022

Home sale data indicates less cutthroat market to close 2022

Home inventory was bolstered and home-price increases slowed around the region in December. Following a November spike, median sales prices in Lake Norman and Mooresville increased at a lower rate...

What Board of Adjustment decision means for Josh’s Farmers Market

What Board of Adjustment decision means for Josh’s Farmers Market

MOORESVILLE – The town’s board of adjustment has upheld planning department actions that, ultimately, led to the relocation of Josh’s Farmers Market, but owner Josh Graham has indicated intent to...

Check out the homes sold in Mooresville in December

Check out the homes sold in Mooresville in December

Mooresville – ZIP code 28115 Bethany Place 140 Albany Drive $599,999 Briargate 112 Lantern Acres Drive $405,000 Cedarcroft 117 Indian Paint Brush Drive $264,900 Coddle Creek 1988 Charlotte Hwy. $85,000...

 
 

Law enforcement communications accreditation shows MPD pursuit of excellence

Law enforcement communications accreditation shows MPD pursuit of excellence

MOORESVILLE – The Mooresville Police Department’s Communications Division is working to obtain accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, better known as CALEA....

COLUMN: There may be clear rules in Josh’s case, but it’s a complex situation

COLUMN: There may be clear rules in Josh’s case, but it’s a complex situation

Despite what you may have read on social media, seen on television or heard in conversations with neighbors or fellow patrons at a local watering...

Telecommunicators: The unsung heroes of public safety agencies

Telecommunicators: The unsung heroes of public safety agencies

MOORESVILLE – Most people are familiar with the thin blue line representing law enforcement. What does the thin yellow line mean to you? The thin...