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Monthly Archives: December 2012

Elevation Church eyes Huntersville for new location

Elevation Church eyes Huntersville for new location

by Jackson Sveen HUNTERSVILLE – Elevation Church, a Charlotte-based megachurch with more than 12,000 members spread across seven different locations, could be expanding to Lake Norman. Elevation Lead Pastor Steven… Read more »

Author shares brother’s story as Korean POW

Author shares brother’s story as Korean POW

CHARLOTTE – Charlotte resident Helen Green Leigh shares details about the 37 months her brother, Pharis Greene, spent in captivity during the Korean War in “Sacrifices for Patriotism: A Korean… Read more »

Paranormal team delves into the unexplained

Paranormal team delves into the unexplained

by Lauren Odomirok CHARLOTTE – Tim Bordner’s close encounters with the otherworldly were well underway by the time he was 18 years old. “When I’d just graduated high school, before… Read more »

Sport Shorts for December

Sport Shorts for December

December unkind to Warriors basketball MT. HOLLY – East Gaston High’s boys basketball team got its 2012-13 season off to a hot start in November. The Warriors won their first three… Read more »

Dominant Dozen: 12 of the area’s best in ‘12

Dominant Dozen: 12 of the area’s best in ‘12

Hopewell, East Gaston and West Mecklenburg high schools featured some star-studded athletes in 2012. From the gridiron to the golf course to the soccer field, there was a solid collection… Read more »

Cooperative Extension to hold small-area farming classes

Cooperative Extension to hold small-area farming classes

DALLAS – If you are looking for ways to make a living or supplement your income off of your land, attend the Putting Small Acreage to Work Conference held 8… Read more »

College offers small business classes

College offers small business classes

Gaston College is offering a series of free Small Business Classes to teach efficient business practices. Sessions will be offered January-May at the Lincoln Campus, Room 125, in Lincolnton or… Read more »

District responds to school shooting

District responds to school shooting

CHARLOTTE – Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools released a statement in response to the Newtown, Conn., shooting that left 26 people dead at an elementary school, including 20 children. The statement read as… Read more »

Morrison marks 100th days  with goals presentation

Morrison marks 100th days with goals presentation

CHARLOTTE – Heath Morrison has released his eight key goals for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools after 100 days in his position at superintendent. Morrison shared his goals in a Nov. 26 presentation… Read more »

Charter school opens for tours

Charter school opens for tours

HUNTERSVILLE – Lake Norman Charter will offer middle and high school tours Thursday mornings through Jan. 31. Middle school tours begin at 8:15 a.m. and high school tours begin at… Read more »