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Monthly Archives: November 2011

There’s a new Gordon in town

There’s a new Gordon in town

Mount Holly teen a ‘Legend’ in the making by Alan Hodge When 16-year-old Corey Gordon of the Stonewater community near Mount Holly pursues his passion, it’s behind the wheel of… Read more »

Festival benefits breast cancer research

Festival benefits breast cancer research

by Alan Hodge For several years, residents and children in the Mountain Island community of Overlook have looked forward to their neighborhood’s annual fall festival and the tricks and treats… Read more »

Work on I-485 to begin soon

Work on I-485 to begin soon

Traffic to increase along N.C. 115 by Will Bryant HUNTERSVILLE – Commuters traveling from Huntersville to Charlotte are seeing a hefty increase in traffic around Eastfield Road and N.C. 115… Read more »

Event brings art and heart health ‘2gether’

Event brings art and heart health ‘2gether’

by Alan Hodge When the 10-member Catawba River Artisans group holds its Art2Heart gallery exhibition and sale on Saturday, Nov. 19 to benefit the American Heart Association, people in downtown… Read more »

Marine Commission seeks out next Blue Fin Award Winner

Marine Commission seeks out next Blue Fin Award Winner

by Tori Hamby Know someone who has gone out of his or her way to improve life on Mountain Island Lake? The Mountain Island Lake Marine Commission wants to hear… Read more »

Mount Holly narrows junked vehicle restrictions

Mount Holly narrows junked vehicle restrictions

by Alan Hodge After much study and consideration, the Mount Holly City Council decided to make a number of key changes to a municipal ordinance that restricts the type of… Read more »

Mount Holly candidates talk wastewater treatment updates

Mount Holly candidates talk wastewater treatment updates

by Tori Hamby More than 60 Mount Holly residents gathered at the city’s municipal building late last month for a question-and-answer Mount Holly City Council candidate forum. Judging from audience-generated… Read more »

Coulwood’s Cooper has ‘golden’ heart for community service

Coulwood’s Cooper has ‘golden’ heart for community service

by Christopher Lux It’s not uncommon for passers-by to call out, “Hey Cooper!” as the 4-year-old Golden Retriever runs through Coulwood Hills with his owner, Sherri Cook. It seems Cooper… Read more »

Parks and Rec asks Mount Holly council to consider new signs

Parks and Rec asks Mount Holly council to consider new signs

by Alan Hodge Mount Holly Parks and Recreation officials say they want to revamp the city’s park system with new signs, but city council members seem weary of the price… Read more »

Howl-o-ween at the Carolina Raptor Center

Howl-o-ween at the Carolina Raptor Center

The Carolina Raptor Center, 6000 Sample Road, held its annual Halloween “Hoot and Howl” event Oct. 29, and Mountain Island, Charlotte and Huntersville residents joined in on the “Howl-o-ween” fun…. Read more »