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High explosives found in Mountain Island home

High explosives found in Mountain Island home

by Andrew Batten and Christina Ritchie Rogers A Mountain Island woman surrendered to authorities two days after her two teenage boys were arrested for rigging a pen with explosives that… Read more »

A new world to discover

A new world to discover

Museum staff and construction crews were busy putting the finishing touches on exhibits prior to Discovery Place Kids’s grand opening this Saturday, Oct. 23. The museum will open its doors… Read more »

Mountain Island bank robber convicted

Mountain Island bank robber convicted

by Andrew Batten A federal court jury has convicted the man dubbed the “Bearded Bandit” of robbing a Mountain Island-area bank. The jury convicted Michael Gene Terrelonge, 42, on Tuesday,… Read more »

Barbecue to help Community Relief Organization

Barbecue to help Community Relief Organization

by Sarah Melton Mount Hollydays is gearing up for its first Beer, Band & BBQ to benefit the Community Relief Organization of Mount Holly. The nonprofit raises money throughout the… Read more »

Utility plans to reform billing cycles, poorly worded bills

Utility plans to reform billing cycles, poorly worded bills

by Frank DeLoache DAVIDSON – At least 106 residents of the River Run community – and up to 593 homes – received bills in late July that covered 39 days… Read more »

Design guideline  hearing set for Nov. 8

Design guideline hearing set for Nov. 8

by Sarah Melton MOUNT HOLLY –The public will get its first chance to weigh in on proposed residential and commercial guidelines at a public hearing Nov. 8 at 7 p.m…. Read more »

Mount Holly offering indoor soccer

Mount Holly offering indoor soccer

Mount Holly’s Parks & Recreation Department is accepting signups for indoor soccer.  Leagues are available for boys and girls from eight to 13 years old. Games will be played at… Read more »

Park and Recreation offers events for Halloween and autumn

Park and Recreation offers events for Halloween and autumn

The Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of events and activities for Halloween and autumn. Events are offered for all members of the family and are… Read more »

Animal control considers waiving civil fines

Animal control considers waiving civil fines

GASTONIA – In an effort to help encourage more spays and neuters, Animal Control is set to consider waiving some civil fines in lieu of violators getting their pets fixed…. Read more »

Sierra Club endorses incumbents in county commission races

Sierra Club endorses incumbents in county commission races

The Central Piedmont Group of the Sierra Club recently announced endorsements of Harold Cogdell Jr., Dan Murrey and Jennifer Roberts, all incumbents seeking re-election to at-large seats on the Mecklenburg… Read more »