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$2.4 million pediatric emergency center coming to Novant Health Huntersville next year

Oct. 11. Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center has broken ground on a $2.4 million, 5,000-square-foot children’s emergency services center with nine treatment rooms and advanced medical equipment specifically designed to treat children. The Martin Truex Jr. Foundation Children’s Emergency Services center will open in the second quarter of 2022. The center will also have a NASCAR-themed […]

COVID update Oct. 8: Hospitalizations fall but 2 new deaths in Huntersville

Oct. 8. Statewide COVID-related hospitalizations have remained under 3,000 since Sept. 30, but the NC Dept. of Health & Human Services reported 85 new deaths statewide, including two in Huntersville. There have been a total of 71 COVID deaths in Huntersville, where there have been 13 such deaths in the past month, according to NCDHHS […]

COVID update Sept. 30: 1 new death in Huntersville

Sept. 30. As YouTube launches a sweeping crackdown of vaccine misinformation on the video sharing app, the NC Dept. of Health & Human Services is reporting that COVID hospitalizations have finally slipped below the 3,000 mark—2,943 statewide as of today’s NCDHHS report. The last time they were below 3,000 was on Aug. 18. Despite the […]

Finishing touches on Hope House Cottages

Hope House to celebrate opening of the Cottages of Lindquist Glen

Sept 24. Hope House will host an open house in Huntersville from noon to 2 pm on Saturday, Oct. 2 to tour the new Cottages of Lindquist Glen. The cottages enhance the Hope House Foundation’s mission to provide transitional housing and supportive services to women and children who are experiencing homelessness In our community. The […]

COVID-19 update Sept. 20: Health director notes ages of decedents in 28078

Sept. 20. The NC Dept. of Health & Human Services is reporting 3,257 new cases of the coronavirus statewide as well as 161 new deaths statewide since Friday, including one more new death in Huntersville. Gibbie Harris, Mecklenburg County Health Director, said there were five deaths reported from Huntersville between Sept. 1 and Sept 16, […]

Funeral Tuesday at Grace Covenant for firefighter who contracted coronavirus

Sept. 20. A funeral service for firefighter Jeffrey Hager will be held at 1 pm Tuesday at Grace Covenant Church in Cornelius. Visitation is from 11:30 am to 1 pm at the church. Hager, 46, died of COVID-19 on Sept. 11; his wife Amee also lost her fight against the coronavirus over the weekend. They […]

COVID-19 update Sept. 17: Five coronavirus deaths in H’ville during the past week

Sept. 17. UDATED. The NC Dept. of Health & Human Services is reporting 7,905 new cases of the coronavirus statewide. The data for today is somewhat higher because of technical issues with the NC COVID reporting system Yesterday’s total of 7,160 new cases was somewhat lower because of the same issues. Deaths There were 95 […]

COVID-19 update Sept. 16: New death in Huntersville

Sept. 16. The NC Dept. of Health & Human Services is reporting 7,160 new cases of the coronavirus statewide, but the data for today are lower because of technical issues with the NC COVID reporting system. That said, today’s volume of new cases are ahead of the numbers logged last week—an average of 5,260 during […]

Rural Hill Amazing Maize Maze

The Amazing Maize Maze is open

Rural Hill  will host its Amazing Maize Maze starting Sept. 11 with advance ticket purchase and masks required. You will navigate—or get lost in—seven acres of corn. The activity lends itself  to socially-distanced, outdoor, family friendly fun.  The corn maze will be open weekends starting Sept.11, weekdays starting Sept.14. The maze will be open until […]

Tillis at the 9/11 Monument in 2016

9/11 ceremonies in Cornelius, Huntersville

Sept. 10. The 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks will be remembered in North Meck, with special observances in Cornelius and Huntersville. Cornelius Various dignitaries will speak at the 9/11 Remembrance Vigil at Fire Station No. 1, including US Sen. Thom Tillis who is scheduled for 10:04 am. Solemn observances include a choir singing God […]