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Cornelius meeting focuses on I-77

Drivers concerned about I-77 and the toll contract met in Cornelius last night.  WSIC News Partner Fox 46 says there wasn’t an empty seat in the room.  Leaders questioned a contract review which said expansion of the road would cost $500 million.  There has been discussions of total contract repeal or alterations.

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Panthers name interim GM

PRESS RELEASE The Carolina Panthers have named Marty Hurney interim general manager, the team announced Wednesday. Hurney previously worked for the Panthers from 1998-2012, serving as general manager beginning in 2002. With Hurney as general manager, the Panthers made three playoff appearances, won an NFC championship, two NFC South titles, and played in two NFC […]

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Gettleman out as Panthers GM

PRESS RELEASE Carolina Panthers Owner/Founder Jerry Richardson announced Monday that General Manager Dave Gettleman has been relieved of his duties. Gettleman had been general manager of the Panthers since 2013. “After much thought and a long evaluation of our football operations, I have decided to relieve Dave Gettleman of his duties as general manager,” Richardson […]

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Cornelius Mayor Chuck Travis will not seek re-election

Cornelius Mayor Chuck Travis has announced that he will not seek re-election. In a statement issued today, the Mayor reviewed accomplishments from his time in office and said he would weigh options to serve at the local and state levels in the future. Travis faced calls for his resignation last summer following a Cornelius Today […]

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ICATS launches connecting route to Charlotte

PRESS RELEASE For the first time ever, the Iredell County Area Transportation System will offer a route connecting Iredell County to Charlotte beginning July 5, with fare-free trips for the first month. The ICATS Express route will link the 7/11 on Turnersburg Highway in Statesville to the Northcross park-and-ride lot off Exit 25 in Huntersville, […]

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Internet outage shuts-down central NC driver license and plate offices

PRESS RELEASE RALEIGH – An internet network outage in central North Carolina has forced approximately 35 driver license and license plate agency offices from the Charlotte metro area to the Triad to suspend services until repairs are completed. DMV officials were advised by Time Warner Business Services that crews are working to repair a cut […]

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Huntersville PD seeks to ID two in iPhone larcenies

PRESS RELEASE The Huntersville Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the below pictured individuals. These individuals were involved in a larceny of multiple iPhones in Huntersville, NC. On June 2, 2017, an unidentified black male and black female stole multiple iPhones from Walmart in Huntersville, NC. The two suspects are believed to […]

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Langtree Charter Academy Upper Campus gets new principal

FROM PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, NC. (June 27, 2017) – Langtree Charter Academy Upper Campus has hired a new principal, Mr. Christopher Scholl. With more than ten years of leadership experience, he most recently served as director of operations and head of upper school at Pine Lake Preparatory Charter School, one of Charlotte’s largest charter schools. […]

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Mecklenburg County ARC Executive Director Nancy Hughes presented two awards to the Aktion Club of Lake Norman including the Newcomer of the Year Award to Allie Serdinsky and Service Project of the Year. Pictured are club members: Kelsey Christenbury, Allie Serdinsky, Gwen Butler, Kristen Hunter, Adam Dunaway, Joey Gift, and Robby Paine. Also pictured is Bill Russell, Aktion Club Advsior - Picture courtesy of Bill Russell

Lake Norman club for special needs adults receives awards

PRESS RELEASE Huntersville, NC June 23, 2017 – The Aktion Club of Lake Norman, a group of special needs adults sponsored by the Lake Norman Kiwanis Club, received two awards this past week by The Arc of Mecklenburg County. The Arc of Mecklenburg County is a non-profit organization that seeks to make positive differences in […]

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Davidson plans July 4th activities

PRESS RELEASE DAVIDSON, NC — Citizens are invited to celebrate our nation’s independence with a homespun, small-town parade and a concert on the green on Tuesday, July 4. The parade will include a color guard, fire engine, and lots of patriotic residents. Parade marchers are asked to line up at McEver Field on South Street […]

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