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Monthly Archives: June 2011

The ‘Golden’ Era

The ‘Golden’ Era

Golden Gloves, Golden ticket for Mount Holly boys by Kathy Blake It was a simpler time, in the 1950s. People knew their neighbors’ names, a handshake could seal a deal… Read more »

City targets money-building options

City targets money-building options

by Sarah Melton The Mount Holly City Council and Economic Development Committee met to discuss options to improve the city’s downtown through a business incentive program. “We, as a city,… Read more »

Most will see 8% increase in water bills

Most will see 8% increase in water bills

Mecklenburg Utility: Cover debt, restore repair crews by Frank DeLoache As officials restructure rates to make Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities less vulnerable to the whims of drought and water use, utility leader… Read more »

Mountain Island man cares for 40-year-old fern

Mountain Island man cares for 40-year-old fern

by Alan Hodge There’s huge green monster chained in Stan Davis’ front yard at 9911 Harwood Lane in the Mountain Island area. Actually, the green monster is a staghorn fern… Read more »

Tree falls, narrowly avoids destroying house by inches

Tree falls, narrowly avoids destroying house by inches

by Tori Hamby At 3 a.m. on a warm May night, Star Creek heard a loud thump outside of her Mountain Island home, near the I-485 bridge. Although the noise… Read more »

Eden Investment moving forward with several projects

Eden Investment moving forward with several projects

by Sarah Melton Eden Investment Group has big plans for the future of Mount Holly. The company has spent the past year making renovations and restoration to the Farrah and… Read more »

Historical perspectives from ‘Images of Mount Holly’

Historical perspectives from ‘Images of Mount Holly’

by Sarah Melton Learning about Mount Holly’s history is now only mouse click away. Emily Lorance Rall presented “Images of Historic Mount Holly” to the Mount Holly Historical Association recently,… Read more »

She’s shared her life and love with Mount Holly

She’s shared her life and love with Mount Holly

by Sarah Melton 2011 Mount Holly Woman of the Year Wrene “Byrd” Benfield’s Mount Holly roots. Benfield still lives in the same home where she grew up with her four… Read more »

A lifetime of hope honored

A lifetime of hope honored

by Sarah Melton John Hope thought someone was pulling a prank when he was told he’d had been named Mount Holly’s Man of the Year. “Carol Featherstone, a member of… Read more »

Bradley parent raises funds for middle school sports

Bradley parent raises funds for middle school sports

by Tori Hamby Carrie Kester just wanted to keep her three kids active and off the couch for spring break, but after coming up with few options and even fewer… Read more »