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Chambers partner on entrepreneurial challenge

Chambers partner on entrepreneurial challenge

GASTONIA – The Gaston Regional and Montcross Area Chambers are partnering to host the second annual Launch Pad entrepreneurial challenge. The business plan competition is designed to encourage, reward and… Read more »

Rep. Jeter pledges to reestablish lake commission

Rep. Jeter pledges to reestablish lake commission

By Carrie C. Causey MOUNTAIN ISLAND – Consequences of the lake’s marine commission being dismantled earlier this summer have raised concern for residents. During an Aug. 27 town hall meeting… Read more »

Jeter: Coal ash, teacher pay laws only the start

Jeter: Coal ash, teacher pay laws only the start

By Carrie C. Causey MOUNTAIN ISLAND – N.C. Rep. Charles Jeter said he is cognizant that the coal ash and teacher pay bills passed during the state’s legislative short session… Read more »

Congressman spends downtime meeting constituents

Congressman spends downtime meeting constituents

By Kaitlin Newkirk MOUNT HOLLY – U.S. Congressman Patrick McHenry just finished six town hall meetings and wants to continue helping the community. “I am here, and I am available,”… Read more »

EPA recognizes rebirth of ReVenture Park

EPA recognizes rebirth of ReVenture Park

CHARLOTTE – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized Forsite Development, developers of ReVenture Park, on Aug. 7 for its commitment to safely and sustainably reuse a property along the Catawba… Read more »

CaroMont Health announces expansion plans

CaroMont Health announces expansion plans

GASTONIA – CaroMont Health announced several projects and partnerships being implemented in Emergency Medicine at CaroMont Regional Medical Center. The goal of this effort is to enhance emergency medicine offerings… Read more »

N.C. Rep. Jeter to hold town hall meeting

N.C. Rep. Jeter to hold town hall meeting

CHARLOTTE – N.C. House District 92 representative Charles Jeter will host a town hall meeting Aug. 27 at the Mountain Island Lake Library. Jeter will provide citizens with updates on… Read more »

Politicians point fingers about coal ash policy

Politicians point fingers about coal ash policy

By Carrie C. Causey news@mimonitor.com CORNELIUS – A Greenpeace and Charlotte Environmental Action message to N.C. Speaker of the House and Congressional candidate Thom Tills fell on deaf ears in… Read more »

Rescue mission ends in tragedy

Rescue mission ends in tragedy

By Carrie C. Causey news@mimonitor.com MOUNTAIN ISLAND LAKE – Search and rescue teams recovered the body of a 21-year-old Aug. 1 after the man allegedly jumped off of the N.C…. Read more »

Youth get first lake experience

Youth get first lake experience

By Carrie C. Causey news@mimonitor.com MOUNTAIN ISLAND – A Lake Norman tradition expanded to include Mountain Island Lake so youth have more opportunities to enjoy boating and swimming. Big Day… Read more »