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Monthly Archives: February 2011

Mount Holly celebrates black history

Mount Holly celebrates black history

by Sarah Melton The City of Mount Holly’s Black History Forum Committee passed out several awards Sunday. The eighth annual Black History Forum recognized local leaders and nonprofit organizations that… Read more »

Development could add retail, office space at Northlake

Development could add retail, office space at Northlake

by Andrew Batten In what could be the Northlake Mall area’s most significant retail development since the real estate market’s downturn, a Charlotte-based company wants to build more than 60,000… Read more »

A return to the past for a better future

A return to the past for a better future

For the last two years, the Mountain Island Weekly has endeavored to provide you the news that makes this your community. We’ve written about the continuing battle to keep the… Read more »

Son recalls kidney transplant that saved father’s life

Son recalls kidney transplant that saved father’s life

by Sarah Melton Kemp Michael might not be alive today if not for his son, Allen Michael, donating a kidney. On Sunday, Feb. 20, Allen Michael shared his story of… Read more »

A mother’s memories lead to publication

A mother’s memories lead to publication

by Erin Odom A Mount Holly resident’s memories of potty training her three daughters is being published in “Chicken Soup for the Soul: New Moms.” Marilyn Nutter wrote the story… Read more »

Police soccer league begins Saturday

Police soccer league begins Saturday

The Police Activities League Youth Soccer Program practice will begin for the spring season on Saturday, Feb. 26, at 10 a.m. at Eastway Park Soccer Field. The Eastway Park Soccer… Read more »

Mayor kicks off inaugural Career Discovery Days

Mayor kicks off inaugural Career Discovery Days

CHARLOTTE – The city’s Mayor’s Youth Employment Program has joined forces with Discovery Place to present a monthly youth workshop series called “MYEP Career Discovery.” The workshop series will give… Read more »

Parks and recreation taking registration for spring sports

Parks and recreation taking registration for spring sports

Mount Holly Parks and Recreation is taking registration for girls’ volleyball, ages 9 to 15, and soccer, ages 9 to 13.  The registration deadline is March 4. Registration is open… Read more »

‘Get Going Guide’ available online

‘Get Going Guide’ available online

CHARLOTTE – The spring 2011 issue of Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation’s Get Going Guide is now available online. This is the third edition of the guide’s new online-only format…. Read more »

Bark In The Park searching for ‘Top Dog’

Bark In The Park searching for ‘Top Dog’

HUNTERSVILLE – Dog lovers are being encouraged to sign-up their pooches for this year’s Top Dog Photo Contest, part of the 2011 Pedigree Bark in the Park Dog Festival on… Read more »