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Girl Scout food drive coming up on Oct. 8

Sept. 23. Girl Scouts Troops 1236, 2303 and 864 have a goal of collecting 1,200 pounds of food from The Peninsula neighborhood. Donations benefit Loaves & Fishes and Ada Jenkins Center in Davidson. Details Two locations will be set up 9-11 am Saturday, Oct. 8, to collect non-perishable food; no glass containers. The Scouts will […]


Peninsula home has a starring role in movie

March 31. By Dave Yochum. Jessica Chastain won the Academy Award on Sunday for best actress playing Tammy Faye Baker in “The Eyes of Tammy Faye,” but one of the scene-stealers was a scene in the film itself: A landmark home on Peninsula Club Drive. It’s where Tammy Faye brings her mom home, they walk […]


COVID-19: Peninsula Club temporarily closed

June 14. By Dave Yochum. As more local businesses start to reopen, employees of The Peninsula Club have “walked away” from their jobs after an outbreak of the coronavirus became apparent over the weekend. Meanwhile, county-wide cases of COVID-19 punched through the 7,000 level between yesterday and today. The outbreak was traced to club members […]

Electric power restored along Jetton

Sept. 29. Power is back on for about 30 homes along Jetton Road. It went out around 8:15 pm Wednesday  along Jetton west of Peninsula Club Drive. Duke Energy said power was restored around 2:30 am today.