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Former SouthLake Christian teacher arrested for sexual misconduct with student

Dec. 18. A private school teacher who was placed on leave back in April has been charged with sex crimes involving a student. Tyler Dean Melton, who lives in Cornelius, was charged with sexual activity with a student and indecent liberties with a student on Dec. 15. He turned himself in to the Mecklenburg County […]

Former Huntersville mayor files to run for NC House District 98, which includes Cornelius

Dec. 7. Former Huntersville Mayor Melinda Bales officially filed to run for NC House District 98, which is currently held by Cornelius resident John Bradford. District 98 includes Huntersville, Cornelius and Davidson. Bradford has announced plans to run for NC Treasurer. Background Bales has served as both Commissioner and Mayor of Huntersville for 12 years, […]

Birkdale Village Tree Lighting Schedule

Nov. 17. If you got caught in the Christmas Tree lighting event traffic jam last year at Birkdale Village, they’re trying to alleviate some of the issues this year. The event kicks off at 2 pm Saturday Nov. 18, but parking is expected to fill up quickly. Birkdale Village management suggests car-pooling and ride sharing. […]

Clark Wins Huntersville Mayoral Race

Nov. 7. By Mark Washburn. In a race dominated by vexing issues of growth, public safety and clogged traffic, former Democratic lawmaker Christy Clark cruised to victory as Huntersville’s next mayor Tuesday while two incumbents were ousted from the town commission. Clark, a Huntersville teacher, won with 48 percent of the vote over Dan Boone, […]

Sheep Dog Trials | Photo: Visit Lake Norman

Sheep Dog Trials and Festival this weekend

Oct. 31. The Sheepdog Trials and Dog Festival returns to Historic Rural Hill Nov. 4-5. The annual event showcases the incredible skill and intelligence of sheepdogs as they compete in a variety of challenges. In addition to pet vendors, food and drink vendors and dog adoptions, the Sheepdog Trials feature a series of competitive events […]

CMS asking for $2.5 billion bond issue

LKN Chamber comes out in favor of school bond proposal, Huntersville bonds

Oct. 4. The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has voted unanimously to support the Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools’ $2.5 billion bond proposal and encouraged the member businesses and citizens to vote in support of the measure in November. “A $2.5 billion school bond package initially seems like too big of an ask. Then […]

Sewage spill at Birkdale Commons and Stonemason

Sept. 5. [Updated] Charlotte Water crews responded to a wastewater overflow near 16505 Birkdale Commons Parkway on Sunday. An estimated 16,250 gallons reached McDowell Creek in the Catawba River Watershed. The overflow was caused by a contractor damaging a manhole near Stonemason and Birkdale Commons. NEW: Charlotte Water says crews have set up bypass pumping […]

NCDOT outlines lane closures for new DDI at Exit 23, starting Thursday

Sept. 5. By Dave Vieser. Say what you will about Diverging Diamond Interchanges (DDI), but statistics have proven that they are safer than a standard interchange with left turns. With that in mind, the DOT will be closing all southbound lanes each night between 11 pm and 5 am on a stretch of Interstate 77 […]

Boone, Partee announce plans to run for mayor of Huntersville

June 8. A contest for Huntersville mayor is shaping up this fall after Mayor Melinda Bales announced her intentions to run for NC House of Representatives District 98, which is currently held by John Bradford. Two sitting commissioners, Dan Boone and Derek Partee, have announced they will run for mayor. The mayor’s office, like the […]

CMS middle school science teacher in Huntersville honored

May 24. The Arts & Science Council recently announced Alicia Moss, JM Alexander Middle School in Huntersville, as an Excellence in Teaching Award finalist. She will receive a  $300 award along withe the 10 other finalists for the Excellence in Teaching Award. ASC received more than 70 nominations for these awards.