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Monthly Archives: December 2010

The Crime Scene for December 17

The Crime Scene for December 17

This week’s bulletins from Mountain Island-area police departments North Meck and Hopewell burglarized HUNTERSVILLE – Huntersville Police are investigating two break-ins over the weekend at local high schools. Coaches at… Read more »

Robotic tools make surgery and recovery easier for local patients

Robotic tools make surgery and recovery easier for local patients

by Sarah Gilbert CHARLOTTE – When Amy Radford was unable to get pregnant, she began a journey that led her to Presbyterian Hospital and a high-tech surgery performed with robotic… Read more »

Local wins positivity contest, $10,000 for community

Local wins positivity contest, $10,000 for community

Local resident Caitlin Boyle is now $10,000 richer. Though it might be more accurate to say the community is now $10,000 richer. Boyle, founder of OperationBeautiful.com, won a $10,000 grant… Read more »

State revises high school graduation requirements

State revises high school graduation requirements

Students will need two U.S. history courses to earn diploma by Sarah Gilbert The N.C. State Board of Education approved changes to state social studies standards last week, including splitting… Read more »

Leave the cookies for Santa, make these for yourself

Leave the cookies for Santa, make these for yourself

by Sylvia Sommers Are you aware that California is the only state in the U.S. that produces almonds, and that it is the world’s largest supplier? Spain and Australia follow… Read more »

Jinwrights to spend years behind bars

Jinwrights to spend years behind bars

by Andrew Batten CHARLOTTE – Bishop Anthony Jinwright, former leader at Charlotte’s Greater Salem church, and his wife, Harriett Jinwright, co-pastor at the church, will  spend years in prison for… Read more »

Finding the perfect Christmas gift for anglers

Finding the perfect Christmas gift for anglers

Are you having difficulty finding a gift for a fisherman on your holiday shopping list? Listed below are a few ideas that might bring a smile to any angler’s face… Read more »

How restaurants fared in health inspections for December 17

How restaurants fared in health inspections for December 17

The Mecklenburg County and Iredell County health departments conducted inspections of the following restaurants from Dec. 1 to Dec. 15: Mountain Island Lowest scores Chilis Grill & Bar, 92.5 8325… Read more »

Make holidays healthy with water

Make holidays healthy with water

CHARLOTTE – During this holiday season, and into the new year, drinking more water or replacing high calorie drinks with water can save calories and reduce weight. Most of us… Read more »

Our Town Cinemas celebrates one year

Our Town Cinemas celebrates one year

by Josh Lanier DAVIDSON – It was a plot right out of a romantic comedy. After years of pining for a movie theater to anchor its up-and coming entertainment district,… Read more »