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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Police walk through neighborhoods after break-ins

Police walk through neighborhoods after break-ins

MOUNTAIN ISLAND – Charlotte Mecklenburg Police officers walked through the Mt. Isle Harbour and Overlook neighborhoods in the hopes to get drivers to lock their car doors after a rash… Read more »

Restaurants participate in Autism Awareness fair

Restaurants participate in Autism Awareness fair

Several restaurants across Mecklenburg County will take part in the ninth annual Autism Awareness Fair to help raise money to support children and adults living with the disorder. On April… Read more »

River Artisans opens gallery

River Artisans opens gallery

The Catawba River Artisans recently opened a storefront gallery to showcase artwork from artists throughout Mt. Holly, Charlotte, Belmont and Stanley. The gallery, located at 128 South Main St. within… Read more »

Pageant seeking contestants

Pageant seeking contestants

The Little Miss Gaston & Lincoln County Relay Queen Pageant is seeking contestants. The April 16 pageant is open to girls from 6 weeks to 19 years old. All participants… Read more »

Greenway scores big win thanks to American & Efird

Greenway scores big win thanks to American & Efird

MOUNT HOLLY – Thread and yarn manufacturer American & Efird has given the town permission to build a greenway through the company’s property along the Catawba River. The property provides… Read more »

Catawba Women’s Group to hear sustainability lecture

Catawba Women’s Group to hear sustainability lecture

Dr. Helen Hilger, director of Charlotte IDEAS, will give a presentation entitled “Visions of Sustainability” to the Catawba River Women’s Group on April 28 at 11:45 a.m. The group will… Read more »

Mountain Island woman charged in fatal, domestic shooting

Mountain Island woman charged in fatal, domestic shooting

A 24-year-old Mountain Island Lake woman has been charged with murder in the shooting death of the 26-year-old man with whom she was living. Authorities are holding Traci Annette Bell… Read more »

Mountain Island man reported missing

Mountain Island man reported missing

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a 25-year-old Mountain Island Lake man who has been missing since March 7. As of the Monitor’s April… Read more »

Man, 29, dies in accident on Bellhaven Boulevard

Man, 29, dies in accident on Bellhaven Boulevard

A 29-year-old man died early on April 2 when his truck veered off Bellhaven Boulevard and struck three trees, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Major Crash Investigation Unit. Emergency… Read more »

Mount Holly Sports Hall of Fame gets 9 new members

Mount Holly Sports Hall of Fame gets 9 new members

by Kathy Black MOUNT HOLLY – When people think of sports towns, Mount Holly may not grace the list. But this community of 10,000 on the banks of the Catawba… Read more »