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Monthly Archives: July 2012

Newspapers appoint top editor

Newspapers appoint top editor

Glenn Proctor, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and award-winning news media manager, has been appointed executive editor of Lake Norman Publications effective Monday, July 23. In his new role, Proctor… Read more »

Young area designer breaks into fashion industry

Young area designer breaks into fashion industry

by Tori Hamby CHARLOTTE – Eighteen-year-old Lisa Huang wants to grow up to be a doctor, but not the kind with a stethoscope and lab coat. Huang, a recent West… Read more »

Officer trades gunfire with suspect

Officer trades gunfire with suspect

by Tori Hamby A gunfire exchange between a police officer and a home invasion suspect in a Mountain Island neighborhood ended after the officer shot the suspect twice. Christopher Michael… Read more »

Service can serve college aspirations

Service can serve college aspirations

by Tori Hamby Hunter Mullis, a Lincoln Charter School rising junior, didn’t just learn about the terrible events of 9/11 through a teacher or a textbook. On the 10th anniversary… Read more »

News Briefs for July

News Briefs for July

Mount Holly approves 2012-13 budget MOUNT HOLLY – Mount Holly City Council unanimously approved the city’s 2012-13 budget at its June 11 meeting. The vote followed three budget work sessions and… Read more »

How local restaurants fared in health inspections

How local restaurants fared in health inspections

The health departments of Mecklenburg and Gaston counties inspected the following restaurants May 25- June 20. Ranked by scores • Shoneys, 2539 Little Rock Road, Charlotte. 90. Inspectors observed food… Read more »

Local woman dances into her 70s

Local woman dances into her 70s

by Tori Hamby CHARLOTTE – Zumba instructor Joyce Pruitt enthusiastically shouts the names of a dance routine’s next move as she zips around the workout room at Curves Fitness Center,… Read more »

Local canoeist prepares to battle Olympic rapids in July

Local canoeist prepares to battle Olympic rapids in July

by Tori Hamby A Mountain Island area Olympic hopeful will be paddling his way toward a gold medal as the 2012 Summer Games get under way after opening ceremonies July… Read more »

River district plays many roles along the Catawba

River district plays many roles along the Catawba

by Edna Chirico Hopefully you have heard of the Catawba River District, but even those who have might lack a clear idea of our work. Protecting the Catawba River? Helping the… Read more »

Obituaries for July

Obituaries for July

Patrick W. Payne CHARLOTTE – Patrick W. Payne, 60, of Charlotte died June 22, 2012, at his home after a five-year battle with sarcoma. Born Nov. 30, 1951 in Charlotte,… Read more »