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Monthly Archives: October 2011

Kickin’ Up Dirt

Kickin’ Up Dirt

BMX riders race for state titles Hornet’s Nest Park in northwest Charlotte hosted the 2011 N.C. BMX State Championship Final Sept. 25. Local and statewide riders took to the track… Read more »

Home will be moved ‘board-by-board’

Home will be moved ‘board-by-board’

by Tori Hamby Before northwest Charlotte resident Von Haverlah found out that her family’s 100-year old Victorian farmhouse would not be destroyed, she had just about given up hope of… Read more »

ABC store raises eyebrows

ABC store raises eyebrows

by Tori Hamby CHARLOTTE – Residents and storeowners near Callabridge Court in northwest Charlotte say they feel tricked and betrayed by the construction of an ABC store they claim caught… Read more »

Mount Holly woman’s fight with MS inspires bike team

Mount Holly woman’s fight with MS inspires bike team

by Courtney Price Shannon Fosdick of Mount Holly was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis less than a year ago, in December 2010. The 30-year-old woman was at work one day when… Read more »

Mount Holly council takes first step to improve intersection

Mount Holly council takes first step to improve intersection

by Alan Hodge The Mount Holly City approved a plan to improve a confusing, busy intersection due to officials’ concerns about future traffic accidents and fatalities. The $225,000 plan, approved… Read more »

City approves CaroMont lease

City approves CaroMont lease

by Alan Hodge MOUNT HOLLY – CaroMont Health, Inc. can continue with plans to place a health resource center in Mount Holly’s Municipal Complex after the City Council gave the… Read more »

‘Secchi Disk’ results show lake water clarity healthy

‘Secchi Disk’ results show lake water clarity healthy

by Josh Lanier Results from a recent water-clarity test show that Mountain Island Lake’s water clarity is healthy, Catawba Riverkeeper David Merryman said. The “Secchi Disk” challenge, which collected samples… Read more »

Residents, ReVenture officials discuss eco-industrial park, again

Residents, ReVenture officials discuss eco-industrial park, again

by Alan Hodge About two dozen people showed up at the Gaston County Citizen’s Resource Center in Dallas to hear an update on the proposed ReVenture Park project last month…. Read more »

A lifetime worth of photos

A lifetime worth of photos

Nonprofit aims to assist parents who’ve lost children during childbirth by Erin Odom Temprance Wilkinson had a healthy pregnancy so she didn’t think much about the “hiccup” she felt coming… Read more »

Mount Holly couple educates community about spina bifida

Mount Holly couple educates community about spina bifida

by Alan Hodge When Christie and Tom Rainwater of Mount Holly began looking for support and financial assistance after doctors diagnosed their newborn son, Luke, with spina bifida, they were… Read more »