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Old Stone: A succulent steakhouse in Belmont

Old Stone: A succulent steakhouse in Belmont

By Molly Reitter dining@lakenormanpublications.com BELMONT – Matt Matinata was supposed to be a lawyer. He had only been practicing law for a year and a half when his father passed… Read more »

Family helps father realize dream of running pizza place

Family helps father realize dream of running pizza place

Joel Broder did not have a slice of pizza until he was 12 years old. Although he lived in Brooklyn, a known pizza mecca, he thought it looked disgusting. Once… Read more »

Summer offers great live music options

Summer offers great live music options

Towns and organizations throughout the region have put together a full list of summer concerts this year. From bluegrass to shag to symphony, there’s music for everyone to enjoy out… Read more »

‘Norman Rockwell feel’ earns Belmont a movie

‘Norman Rockwell feel’ earns Belmont a movie

by Lauren Odomirok news@mimonitor.com BELMONT – Several months ago, the Charlotte Regional Film Commission advised Hallmark Movie Channel that Belmont would be the perfect location for a movie set inside… Read more »

February events calendar

February events calendar

Feb. 16-17: WAR REENACTMENT Feb. 6 • MARINE COMMISSION: The Mountain Island Lake Marine Commission holds public meetings monthly to discuss issues related to the lake, usually on the first… 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 »

Holiday cheer marches through Mount Holly

Holiday cheer marches through Mount Holly

Mount Holly residents lined the streets waiting for the arrival of Santa Claus and his eight antlered friends. Local dancers, bands and community groups, as well as Miss East Gaston… Read more »

Artisans show off Christmas crafts

Artisans show off Christmas crafts

The Catawba River Artisans held their annual Christmas Arts and Crafts Show on Dec. 1 in downtown Mount Holly. Artists from the area sold artwork, including paintings, candles, photograph, pottery… Read more »

Holiday events around Lake Norman

Holiday events around Lake Norman

Visit Olde World Santa at sanctuary STANLEY – The Misfit Sanctuary will host its Annual Yuletide Bazaar, featuring baked goods, handmade crafts, entertainment by Mermaid Morrigan and Chris Eagle, and a… Read more »

Long Creek woman designs piece for quilt trail

Long Creek woman designs piece for quilt trail

by Courtney Price Marsha McElroy, of the Long Creek area, recently had one of her quilt designs transformed into a pattern for the McDowell Quilt Trail. Mike and Jill Lucas,… Read more »