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Holiday cheer

Holiday cheer

Mount Holly rings in Christmas with holiday tradition Mountain Island area residents gathered in downtown Mount Holly on Nov. 30 to ring in the holiday season with the city’s annual… Read more »

Mount Holly elects 2 incumbents, one newcomer

Mount Holly elects 2 incumbents, one newcomer

by Tori Hamby Mount Holly residents selected a political newcomer and two incumbents to fill three seats on the city council during November’s municipal election. Incumbents Carolyn Breyare and Perry… Read more »

Charter school one step closer to new home

Charter school one step closer to new home

by Tori Hamby Officials at Mountain Island Charter School recently announced that the school is in negotiations with the Bechtler family to purchase land for a permanent location in northeastern… Read more »

Senate stalls, gas tax hiked

Senate stalls, gas tax hiked

House bill wants new funding ideas for roads on gas tax by Brian Carlton Starting Jan. 1, Mountain Island drivers will pay three to four cents more per gallon for gas. State… Read more »

Hit game show finds contestant in Spandex City

Hit game show finds contestant in Spandex City

by Tori Hamby A local comic storeowner put his trivia knowledge to the test on the popular television game show, “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire,” this fall and walked… Read more »

Mount Holly turns down Parks and Rec sign study

Mount Holly turns down Parks and Rec sign study

by Alan Hodge The Mount Holly City Council unanimously voted to shelve a project meant to give municipal recreational facilities and parks signs a fresh look. At its Nov. 14… Read more »

Military honors 90-year-old World War II veteran

Military honors 90-year-old World War II veteran

MOUNT HOLLY – Friends and family of World War II veteran Ray Kiser celebrated the Stanley resident’s 90th birthday with a surprise party Nov. 12 in downtown. U.S. Army Staff… Read more »

How local restaurants fared in health inspections

How local restaurants fared in health inspections

The Mecklenburg and Gaston County health departments inspected the following restaurants from Oct. 25 to Nov. 25. Critical violations for restaurants scoring less than 91 also are listed below. Mountain… Read more »

Don’t wash your grease down the drain!

Don’t wash your grease down the drain!

Utility asks customers to help keep sewer pipes, creeks clean by Frank DeLoache Let’s start with a test: After you cooked the Thanksgiving turkey – and before you sat down… Read more »

Study finds no hydrilla in Mountain Island Lake

Study finds no hydrilla in Mountain Island Lake

by Tori Hamby A recent study of Mountain Island Lake by Duke Energy found no hydrilla, a lake-clogging weed known to disrupt aquatic ecosystems and interfere with efforts to treat… Read more »