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West Marine, Qualified Captain on board with Cornelius-based Devoted Float

March 27. The Devoted Float, a Cornelius-based awareness and resource organization focused on drowning prevention, has teamed up with The Qualified Captain, the water industry’s leading expert on safety, and West Marine, North America’s marine supply resource leader, to launch a major national campaign that encourages the installation of waterside lifesaver rings throughout the country. […]

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Davidson College named a top producer for Fulbright U.S. Student Program

March 27. The State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) recognizes Davidson College and other U.S. colleges and universities that received the highest number of applicants selected for the 2022-23 Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Six students from Davidson were selected for Fulbright awards for the academic year 2022-2023. Fulbright is the U.S. government’s […]


Weekly calendar March 27 – April 2: Easter’s on its way, Beer School, Gina Chavez and more

Calendar Sponsors     Here are events happening this week. March 27 Bing Futch Concert 7:30 pm | March 27. Acclaimed dulcimer artist Bing Futch to perform. Using the Appalachian mountain dulcimer, Native American flute, ukulele, and a looper, Bing celebrates traditional and modern music with passion, humor and boundless energy. He continues to produce […]

A fountain at Birkdale Village again will offer a spot to cool off. Pictured is the fountain before the village renovation. Photo | MVP Properties file

Birkdale Village fountain expected to open after Easter weekend

March 27. The fountain should be shooting water as early as mid-April. Tim Perry, managing partner of North American Properties, the owners of Birkdale Village in Huntersville, said last week that the needed parts were received Monday, March 20, and NAP is planning for the team to be trained Friday, April 7, to program and […]

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Lake Norman ‘Men That Cook’ is today

March 26. The Lake Norman Men That Cook event at Sweet Magnolia Estate features amateur chefs competing to win prize money for their favorite charity. Join in today from 11 am to 2 pm and vote for your favorite team. Organized by the Happy Hour Rotary Club of Huntersville, Men That Cook supports 18 different […]


Mt. Zion opts to remain affiliated with UMC

March 24. The administrative board of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church has voted unanimously to remain affiliated with the parent church. Some UMC member churches have begun the process of “disaffiliation” from the Western North Carolina Conference (WNCC) as well as the entire UMC. The departures are largely due to theological conservatives’ concerns about LGBTQ […]

3 Rotary Clubs share mission to help save children around the world

March 24. The Davidson Rotary Club, Rotary Club of North Mecklenburg County and Lake Norman – Huntersville Rotary Club have joined forces again to help children around the world access life changing heart surgeries. Last year the clubs raised enough to save the lives of 40 children. This year a dinner and a silent auction […]

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Weekender March 24-26: Ballet, car show, Men that Cook

Calendar Sponsors Here’s how events are lining up this weekend: Friday, March 24 Davidson College Chorale and Chamber Singers: Considering Matthew Shepard 7:30 – 9 pm | March 24. Twenty-five years have passed since Matthew Shepard, a young, gay student at the University of Wyoming was kidnapped, beaten and left to die in a field. […]

Davidson announces performers for summer series of concerts

March 23. Concerts on the Green, Concerts @ the Circles and Second Saturdays at the Square will all return to Davidson this year. The Town of Davidson announced the performers for the summer’s three series. Concerts on the Green The town’s traditional concert series, Concerts on the Green, is held on the Village Green and […]

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Op-Ed: Sports can inspire, unify and create change

March 22. By Andrew Lovedale. Nelson Mandela once declared that sports “has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire, it has the power to unite people in a way that little else does.” We’ve seen throughout history, on stages big and small, the power of sports to not only reveal […]