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Monthly Archives: May 2012

Ready… aim… fire

Ready… aim… fire

Cub Scouts go back in time at annual Cuboree by Alan Hodge MIDLAND – Cub Scouts from the Mountain Island area and other parts of north Mecklenburg County recently suited… Read more »

Drivers may see less congestion at intersection

Drivers may see less congestion at intersection

by Tori Hamby CHARLOTTE – Commuters on N.C. 16 and Mt. Holly-Huntersville Road may see a reduction in traffic congestion by the end of the year if the state approves… Read more »

‘Today in America’ profiles life in Mount Holly

‘Today in America’ profiles life in Mount Holly

by Alan Hodge It was “lights, camera, action” last month when the crew of a cable TV show that profiles unique towns and businesses throughout the country made a stop… Read more »

Revenues keep budget outlook positive in Mount Holly

Revenues keep budget outlook positive in Mount Holly

by Alan Hodge Members of the Mount Holly City Council received an update on next year’s proposed municipal budget last month, and the outlook is good. At the April 16… Read more »

Mount Holly water upgrades face roadblock

Mount Holly water upgrades face roadblock

by Alan Hodge MOUNT HOLLY – A hefty price tag prevented the Mount Holly City Council from another step toward closing or making repairs to its water treatment plant, after… 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 March 21 to April 18. Ranked by scores • China II, 595 Highland St. 90. An employee’s drink… Read more »

Lend a helping paw at Mount Holly’s Pet Project

Lend a helping paw at Mount Holly’s Pet Project

by Tori Hamby MOUNT HOLLY – Mountain Island pet owners and art lovers will have the opportunity in May to help a local nonprofit save abandoned animals while enjoying an… Read more »

Wild West Park slated for Coulwood

Wild West Park slated for Coulwood

by Molly Reitter CHARLOTTE – Mountain Island’s Coulwood neighborhood is about to get a Wild West makeover. Keep America Beautiful, a national volunteer-based community action and education organization, has awarded… Read more »

Luxury auto mall opens in Huntersville

Luxury auto mall opens in Huntersville

by Katie Orlando HUNTERSVILLE – Area residents will have easier access to their next luxury car and service now that Rick Hendrick is expanding his Charlotte-based, 12-state, 79 dealership automotive… Read more »

Obituaries for May

Obituaries for May

Patricia C. Eaker CHARLOTTE – Patricia Cleo Cowan Eaker, 80, of Charlotte, died April 20, 2012, at Harris Hospice at Presbyterian Hospital. Born Oct. 7, 1931, in Tulsa, Okla. to… Read more »