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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 »

CMS names Mountain Island school

CMS names Mountain Island school

CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education approved names for two Mountain Island-area schools at its April 22 meeting. Mountain Island Elementary, now called Mountain Island Lake Academy, is expanding… Read more »

Whitewater center becomes hub of activity

Whitewater center becomes hub of activity

The U.S. National Whitewater Center hosted its second annual Tuck Fest, a three- day festival April 25-27 that celebrates the active, outdoor lifestyle through competitions, exhibitions, demos and live music…. Read more »

Downtown blooms with Springfest activities

Downtown blooms with Springfest activities

Mount Holly Springfest attracted crowds May 3 to downtown. The festival featured vendors, live music, a car show, children’s zone and food. The event was the culmination of several outdoor… Read more »

CaroMont Community Challenge encourages fitness

CaroMont Community Challenge encourages fitness

GASTONIA – CaroMont Health is partnering with numerous community groups in Gaston County to launch the inaugural CaroMont Community Challenge, a run, walk or bike event designed to inspire residents… Read more »

Whitewater center celebrates Memorial Day

Whitewater center celebrates Memorial Day

CHARLOTTE – The U.S. National Whitewater Center will host a daylong festival May 25 to celebrate Memorial Day. The festival starts with an 8-mile trail race at 9 a.m. and… Read more »

McHenry makes Gaston County stops

McHenry makes Gaston County stops

GASTONIA – U.S. Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) visited Belmont and Mount Holly in recent weeks. On April 23, he visited the Daimler Trucks plant in Mount Holly, Carolinas Rehabilitation office… Read more »

Gov. McCory unveils coal-ash plan

Gov. McCory unveils coal-ash plan

RALEIGH – Gov. Pat McCrory announced a plan April 16 that would address coal-ash ponds and strength- en environmental and health regulations. The initiative would result in the conversion or… Read more »

Man robs Dollar General store with gun

Man robs Dollar General store with gun

CHARLOTTE – Detectives are investigating the armed robbery of a Dollar General store on Oakdale Road. The armed suspect entered the store at 10:27 p.m. March 26, pointing a gun… Read more »

Detectives investigate toddler death

Detectives investigate toddler death

CHARLOTTE – Detectives are investigating the death of a 3-year-old that patrol officers found suffering from an apparent gunshot wound April 13 at the 700 block of Glasgow Road. Detectives… Read more »