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COVID-19 update: More than 8,000 new cases

Aug. 26. The NC Dept. of Health & Human Services is reporting another day of coronavirus trends going in the wrong direction. New cases rose to 8,620 statewide, the highest since early February. Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 statewide are at 3,552, roughly nine times higher than early July. Masks, politics and Huntersville There were 60 […]

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Home and property sales: June 15- July 16

These recent property transactions  in Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville were recorded by the Mecklenburg County Register of Deeds. Cornelius 6/15/2021 $1,150,000 Gregory & Cara Emmel to Tinker Place LLC, 17335 Players Ridge Dr. 6/15/2021 $1,692,000 Julie & Ronald Leslie II to Vasnsi Alluri & Susanna Vemanamandhi, 18013 Whispering Oaks Dr. 6/16/2021 $660,000 Clyde & Peggy […]

Melinda Bales, Jill Swain will run for mayor; 13-person race for Huntersville Town Board

July 16. If the Cornelius campaign season looks like a horse race, then Huntersville is the Kentucky Derby. There are 13 candidates for a six-member town board. Former Mayor Jill Swain, who was defeated by John Aneralla six years ago, will face Mayor Pro Tem Melinda Bales. Commissioner Brian Hines did not file to run […]

Update: More candidates for Huntersville Town Board

July 9. Eric Rowell, winner of the 2021 Sunshine Award from the NC Open Government Coalition, has filed to run for the Huntersville Town Board. The North Carolina native and graduate of North Carolina State University started following transparency issues in local government after graduating from the Charleston School of Law. Others who have filed […]

All 5 incumbents have filed to run for re-election in Cornelius; newcomer running in H’ville

July 8. By Dave Yochum. Second-term Commissioner Denis P. Bilodeau has filed to run for re-election to the Cornelius Town Board. He is the fifth incumbent to file to run in the non-partisan November election. Four incumbents filed on Friday afternoon last week. Former Commissioner Dave Gilroy has said he plans to run again but […]


Huntersville seeks school supply donations, and plans a week of fun in August

July 6. The Town of Huntersville is collecting school supplies July 1-31 to distribute at National Night Out on Aug. 3  and Fun Friday on Aug. 6. The collection is in partnership with the Huntersville Police Department and Huntersville Presbyterian Church. Items needed include: book bags, paper, 3-ring binders, No. 2 pencils, pens, colored pencils, […]

Here’s how to help Huntersville plan for it’s 150th anniversary

July 2. The Town of Huntersville is now taking applications for the newly created Sesquicentennial Celebration Planning Committee.  This committee will assist the town in the planning and organizing of activities throughout 2023 to celebration the Town’s 150th Anniversary of Incorporation.  This committee will give residents an opportunity to give their input and offer suggestions […]

Dudley’s Place serves HIV/AIDS population

June 24. Dudley’s Place, an HIV/AIDS Service organization, officially opens new offices in at 103 Commerce Centre Drive in Huntersville with a ribbon-cutting at 5 pm today. Founded by Dr. Frederick Cruickshank, medical director at Rosedale Health and Wellness, Dudley’s Place addresses the HIV-positive population as well as HIV prevention. “I wanted to create the […]


Aneralla reflects on 6 years as mayor of Huntersville

NORTH MECK | By Dave Yochum John Aneralla will step down at the end of this year after six years as mayor of Huntersville. He was the first of a new era of mayors in North Meck, replacing Jill Swain.  Aneralla, one of the first leaders to speak out against the toll plan, defeated Swain 60 […]


LaLaCaboosa returns Thursday June 10

June 8. LaLaCaboosa, the downtown Huntersville music series, is back. This Thursday, June 10, Southern Style Band will perform from 6 to 9 pm at Veterans Park at Main Street and Maxwell. Next up is Pursey Kerns on June 24 and July 8, followed by the Thurston Howell Band on July 22. Bring lawn chairs […]