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Monthly Archives: September 2012

How will you celebrate National Coffee Day?

How will you celebrate National Coffee Day?

Saturday, Sept. 29, is National Coffee Day and we want to know how you celebrate. Many restauraunts, baristas and dounut shops are having special offers and giveaways to honor National… Read more »

WANTED: Runners, walkers and grillers

WANTED: Runners, walkers and grillers

DAVIDSON – The Ada Jenkins Center is still looking for additional runners and walkers for this Saturday’s 4th annual “FIRE” 5K Run and Barbecue event. For runners, the 5K will… Read more »

Publix coming to Charlotte area grocery market

Publix coming to Charlotte area grocery market

CHARLOTTE – Florida-based Publix Super Markets announced today that they leased space in the city’s Ballantyne area for their first North Carolina supermarket. According to the company announcement, the store… Read more »

Yard sale treasure tells Latta farm history

Yard sale treasure tells Latta farm history

By Brett Freeman Matt Rowell is an amateur “picker.” That is, he attends yard and estate sales, looking for items of value. And while this relatively new definition of “picker”… Read more »

Autumn on Main exposes region to local artists

Autumn on Main exposes region to local artists

By Josh Carpenter The city of Mount Holly has an abundance of artistic talent, and Josh Motes is all about sharing it with the region. He’s doing so by organizing… Read more »

Calvary Baptist trio to mission in Southeast Asia

Calvary Baptist trio to mission in Southeast Asia

Trip often difficult, dangerous By Thomas Lark CHARLOTTE – Members of a Mountain Island-area church are living out the Great Commission to “go and teach all nations.” At Calvary Baptist… Read more »

West Nile virus strikes in North Carolina

West Nile virus strikes in North Carolina

By Josh Carpenter A Kannapolis resident has become the second North Carolina victim of the West Nile virus, according to the Cabarrus County Health Alliance. Community Relations Director Betty Braxton… Read more »

Big sweep returns

Big sweep returns

The Mecklenburg County Big Sweep takes place 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 29 at six locations in Mecklenburg County. Volunteers can meet at any of the locations to sweep the streams… Read more »

Covekeepers set meeting date

Covekeepers set meeting date

CHARLOTTE – The Mountain Island Lake Covekeepers will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at Cook’s Presbyterian Church, 3413 Mount Holly-Huntersville Road. For more information, call 704-679-9494 or email mtnislandlakecovekeepers@gmail.com… Read more »

Belmont to celebrate Walk to School Day

Belmont to celebrate Walk to School Day

BELMONT – The City of Belmont will celebrate the International Walks to School Day from 3-4:30 p.m. Oct. 3. This is the fourth year Belmont has participated and will be… Read more »