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Charlotte Water responds to wastewater spill on Peninsula Club

Sept. 29. A relatively small sewage spill occurred in the 18500 block of Peninsula Club Drive, not far from The Peninsula Club. Charlotte Water said roughly 50 gallons of wastewater reached Lake Norman, out of a total of 75 gallons that spilled. A contractor accidentally broke a low pressure sewer pipe that conveys waste from […]

Cody Hoyle of Rutherfordton won the tournament

Fish tales: Rutherfordton angler wins Bassmaster Southern Open in Cornelius

Sept. 27. Cody Hoyle of Rutherfordton had the winning three-day total during the Basspro.com Bassmaster Southern Open on Lake Norman this past weekend. You might have seen the duded-out bass boats stalking coves and docks around Cornelius. “This is pretty amazing; I really wasn’t expecting to win,” said Hoyle, who pulled in $43,533. “I entered […]


Weekend weather: Sun, clouds showers

Sept. 17. Sun and clouds are what we’re in for during the next few days with possible showers today, Saturday and Sunday. High today of 83-ish, slightly warmer Saturday and Sunday. If you like humidity, you’re in luck! Saturday: Isolated showers, possible T-storms. High 85. Sunday: Slight chance of showers, possible T-storms. High 86, maybe […]

Lake Norman hosts the Basspro.com Bassmaster Southern Open Sept. 23-25. Photo by Andy Crawford/B.A.S.S.

Cornelius lands Bassmaster Open Sept. 23-25

Sept. 17. It will be a game of numbers, in which diligence plus a little luck could equal success for anglers competing in the Basspro.com Bassmaster Southern Open at Lake Norman. Competition days will be Sept. 23-25 with daily takeoffs from Blythe Landing Park at 7 am. On Days 1 and 2, weigh-ins will be […]

Wastewater spill near Jetton

Aug. 26. There’s been a small wastewater overflow in Cornelius, this one behind 16607 Jetton Road. An estimated 24 gallons reached Lake Norman. Many homes along the lake are served by low pressure sewer systems. A contractor accidentally broke a low pressure sewer pipe that conveys waste from a home. A total of 94 gallons […]

A man drowned while tubing on Lake Norman in late June. Photo: WXII

Lake Norman: Beware traffic, inexperience, alcohol, speed

Aug. 10. Ignoring safe boating rules can quickly put an end to a fun outing on the water, “Pulling a water skier or tube adds tremendous complexity for the boat operator,” says Denis Bilodeau, a town commissioner. “Be safe by assigning a spotter as well as checking life vests for a proper fit,” he said. […]

17002 Freshwater: This is what you get for $4.9 million

House on Freshwater sells for $4.9 million

July 20.  A landmark home at 17002 Freshwater Lane, located across Harbor Light Boulevard from The Peninsula Yacht Club, has sold for just under $5 million. The 7,724 square-foot (HLA) lakefront house sold for $4.9 million according to Mecklenburg County property records. Jennifer Stewart with Allen Tate had the listing. 2nd-most expensive sale this year […]


7th annual VLN photo contest is open

July 19. Visit Lake Norman’s 7th annual photo contest is open through noon Sunday, Aug. 15. Along with being featured in the Lake Norman Official Visitors Guide, prizes include: Grand Prize: $200 VISA Gift Card and LKN Sweatshirt Second Place: $100 VISA Gift Card and LKN Shirt Third Place: $50 VISA Gift Card and LKN […]

No swimming marker on Paradise Cove

No fines for sewage spills on Paradise Cove

July 14. By Dave Yochum. Neither private contractor responsible for sewage spills on June 29 and July 12 on Paradise Cove will be fined according to sources at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services. The county-wide agency “typically does not assess penalties for first time offenders where there is no indication of negligence or intent.” —On July […]


“No swimming’ order lifted for Paradise Cove off Jetton

July 2. The No Swimming advisory for a small cove behind Paradise Cove Court has been lifted after being closed June 30. About 405 gallons of untreated sewage was discharged from a residence after a was pipe damaged by a private contractor. Water samples were collected by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services’ staff and tested; bacteria […]