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Growth drives traffic ahead of schedule on Hwy. 73

  By Dave Vieser. When conversation in the Golden Crescent—the motorsports region from Lake Norman to Cabarrus—turns to traffic, I-77 is normally front and center. However, there’s another traffic corridor that is getting a significant amount of attention: Hwy. 73. A 35-mile stretch from Lincoln County on the west to Concord eastward is like a Main […]


Development meetings: 1 for Cornelius, 1 for Davidson

Aug. 10. By Dave Vieser. A community meeting at Cornelius Town Hall last night brought out way more Davidson residents than Cornelius residents, but they seemed equally concerned. The vast majority of the project—nearly 300 apartments and townhomes—is located in Davidson where residents have been up in arms about Crescent Acquisitions’ proposal. Crescent is one of the top […]

Lake Davidson Clean-up

The Davidson Police Department in partnership with the Davidson Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Lake Davidson Clean Up 8:30 am to noon this Saturday. Volunteers will meet at the Lake Davidson Nature Preserve entrance and will divide into teams to go from there. Volunteers will be provided with rubber gloves, trash bags, and litter […]

Symphony Tonight!

The rain and clouds will go away in time for the symphony under the stars. Accuweather says it will be partly cloudy in Cornelius by 6 pm or 7 pm, and partly sunny by 8. Singer Rockie Lynne will get us started at 6:45 pm, the symphony gets under way at 8:15 and fireworks follow. […]

‘Celebrate America’ at Bailey June 24

The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra will “Celebrate America” under the stars June 24 at Bailey Road Park. Gates will open at p.m. with children’s activities and concessions. Beer and wine will be available for purchase with proceeds benefiting Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists. Country musice singer Rockie Lynne will kick off the evening at 6:45 p.m., with the Charlotte Symphony following at 8:15 p.m. A fireworks […]


As growth issues build, three running for mayor in Davidson

  By Kate Stevens. Mayoral candidate Laurie Venzon feels it is time for new leadership to guide future growth in Davidson, a town facing increasing pressure to develop at a rate she says many residents are unhappy with. “It’s important that we can re-establish trust with the residents and the citizen survey indicated not only […]

Tate Realtors, staff give $145K to arts, non-profits

May 25. Allen Tate Realtors and employees recently contributed more than $145,000 to local arts and cultural programs and United Way agencies in the Carolinas through the Tate Cares combined giving campaign. Allen Tate has important local branches in Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville. During the month-long campaign, contributions were targeted to local and regional arts and […]

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K-2 Academy: ‘Micro’ school coming to Lake Norman

May 15. Dave Vieser. Local education leaders are launching a new private school called the K-2 Academy with its first campus to be in Davidson. K-2 is currently enrolling their inaugural class of 20 lower elementary students from Kindergarten through second grade for the 2017-2018 school year. They will add upper elementary level students in the 2018-2019 […]

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Newsmakers Breakfast: How SC is going after our freight

Mecklenburg County Commissioner Jim Puckett and former Lake Norman Chamber Chairman John Hettwer will be in the hot seat(s) at Business Today Newsmakers Breakfast May 17 at The Peninsula Club. The topic during the audience-driven question and answer session is South Carolina’s growing advantage in interstate commerce. Both men are active in the anti-toll leadership, […]

Upcoming events: May 4 – May 14

Professional paddleboarders from across the Southeast will dock in Cornelius for Saturday’s Stand Up for Autism races. Ray Evernham and My Aloha Paddle and Surf host the event, which includes recreational races open to the general public. History buffs can relive WWII at the re-enactment at Latta Plantation, also on Saturday. Thursday, May 4 LangTree […]