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Monthly Archives: March 2013

Area teams hope youth serves them well

Area teams hope youth serves them well

by Aaron Burns sports@mimonitor.com HUNTERSVILLE – One word was all Hopewell High baseball coach Chet Greeson needed to describe the key element to his team’s 2013 season. “Consistency,” he said. It’s… Read more »

Superintendent talks economy, diversity and safety

Superintendent talks economy, diversity and safety

by Jackson Sveen education@mimonitor.com HUNTERSVILLE – Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Heath Morrison answered questions from Charlotte-area residents during his latest community chat Feb. 11 at New Birth-Charlotte Church. The topics ranged… Read more »

East Gaston boys bounced,  W. Meck girls make playoff run

East Gaston boys bounced, W. Meck girls make playoff run

by Aaron Burns aaron@mimonitor.com MOUNT HOLLY – East Gaston High’s basketball teams, in addition to West Mecklenburg and Hopewell High’s squads, had plenty of positives to take away from the 2012-13… Read more »

North Meck casino event supports veterans’ homes

North Meck casino event supports veterans’ homes

by Sandi Huddleston-Edwards news@mimonitor.com HUNTERSVILLE – For the North Mecklenburg Woman’s Club, purple hearts are as important as the iconic red and pink hearts of Valentine’s Day. The women will… Read more »

State leaders make first push for revaluation refunds

State leaders make first push for revaluation refunds

by Jackson Sveen and Courtney Price news@mimonitor.com CHARLOTTE – A bi-partisan group of state legislators filed bills March 4 to correct the property values in areas that were deemed inaccurate from… Read more »

Resident reflects on nuclear threats

Resident reflects on nuclear threats

Recently, I was surfing the channels for something of interest and ran across the meeting of the United Nations with the prime minister of Israel speaking.  He was concerned with… Read more »

How local restaurants fared in health inspections

How local restaurants fared in health inspections

The Mecklenburg County Health Department inspected the following restaurants Jan. 20-Feb. 15. 28214 zip code • Bamboo Garden Restaurant, 231 Mount Holly-Huntersville Road, Suite 130. Inspected Jan. 22. Score: 96.5…. Read more »

Firebirds: Upscale chain shines with small touches

Firebirds: Upscale chain shines with small touches

by Molly Reitter dining@lakenormanpublications.com CHARLOTTE – Executive Chef Steve Sturm holds a beef tenderloin in his gloved hands. It is oblong and cherry red in color. Sturm is explaining how… Read more »