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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Playing with Purpose

Playing with Purpose

by Aaron Garcia Game days have become a welcome distraction for Gina Rawls, Trish Shaw and their families. Their teenage sons, Dalton Shaw and Langdon Rawls, are baseball players for… Read more »

Mountain Island’s All-Stars

Mountain Island’s All-Stars

Five Mountain Island-area athletes competed in the 20th annual Charlotte Pro-Am All Star Classic basketball games at Providence Day School on April 2. Hopewell High’s Elliot Pope (left) and West… Read more »

Boys and Girls’ Indoor Track  Athletes Of The Year

Boys and Girls’ Indoor Track Athletes Of The Year

Hopewell High senior Brandon Dunford took third place in the 1,000-meter run (2 minutes, 35.85 seconds) at the Class 4A state championships and is the 2010-11 Mountain Island Monitor Boys… Read more »

Local man to defend world record at Scottish games

Local man to defend world record at Scottish games

by Josh Lanier Eric Frasure is quite skilled at throwing things far – very far. The 26-year-old Hopewell High School graduate has set numerous world records in a number of… Read more »

Springfest takes over in Mount Holly later this month

Springfest takes over in Mount Holly later this month

by Sarah Melton Mount Holly Springfest, an event filled with food, games, vendors and music, arrives in a few weeks. Springfest kicks off with a series of events, starting with… Read more »

Commission looks at threats facing the lake

Commission looks at threats facing the lake

by Alan Hodge Members of the Mountain Island Lake Marine Commission gathered March 21 at Mount Holly City Hall to discuss future threats facing the lake. Stakeholders on hand included… Read more »

Law & Order: 1800s

Law & Order: 1800s

Students and Latta re-enactors take on cases from area’s past by Alan Hodge HUNTERSVILLE – Court was in session for the re-enactors at Latta Plantation and West Mecklenburg High School… Read more »

Council gets updates on proposed business park

Council gets updates on proposed business park

by Sarah Melton Crescent Resources gave a presentation March 28 to the Mount Holly City Council detailing the economic benefits and challenges of the proposed Mount Holly Business Park. The… Read more »

Mountain Island Monitor selects Rozzelle as publisher

Mountain Island Monitor selects Rozzelle as publisher

The Carolina Weekly Newspaper Group has selected a new publisher for its Lake Norman division. Phyllis Rozzelle assumed the role last month and will oversee the north publications, which includes… Read more »

Guilty verdict in Yarmolenko trial

Guilty verdict in Yarmolenko trial

Mark Carver was sentenced to life in prison last month after a Gaston County jury found him guilty of first-degree murder in the 2008 strangling death of Irina “Ira” Yarmolenko,… Read more »