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Making Birkdale Village a go-to ‘third place’ is under way

Aug. 17. By Dave Yochum. Look for significant—and subtle—improvements at Birkdale Village as North American Properties, its new management and development company, works on enhancing the notion of the “third place”  at the 52-acre mixed-use project. Sephora opens Sept. 3, good news in a challenging brick-and-mortar retail environment. But along with the opening comes a subtle […]


Construction begins on $90 million senior ‘resort’ in Huntersville

June 17. Construction on Symphony Park, a luxury independent living resort for seniors, began Thursday with a groundbreaking ceremony that included Huntersville’s Mayor John Aneralla, local officials, designers BB + M Architecture, and landscape architects and civil engineers Cole, Jenest & Stone. The $90 million resort is set to open in the fall of 2022, […]


Mecklenburg new corporations: March 2021

These businesses registered with the North Carolina Secretary of State  Cornelius 1/19/21 Joey Schnople Counseling LLC, Joseph Mark Schnople, 18829 Avery Park Dr., Cornelius 1/20/21 D and N Pressure Washing LLC, David Boyd, 18803 Coachmans Trace, Cornelius 1/20/21 Motyl Sky LLC, Diwaskar Adhikari, 21911 Satilla Dr., Cornelius 1/20/21 Ram Jam LLC, Alyssa Marie Ramsey, 16524 […]


Huntersville project expected to jump-start downtown revitalization

Feb. 18. A mixed-use project with retail, high-end apartments and modern townhomes that will be built by Cornelius-based North State Development will be the largest private development/investment in downtown in a quarter century, according to Mayor John Aneralla. The 10-acre site is next to Discovery Place Kids. The full build-out value of the project is […]


New self-storage complex opens with executive suites

Aug. 26. It was four years in the making but Blythe Landing Self Storage has opened on Brown Mill Road just east of Beatties Ford Road at Hwy. 73 in Huntersville. The developers are business partners Kimberly Sailors and Bob Watson, both of Cornelius. Located on 10 acres, the 100,000-square-foot project has 150-200 spots for […]

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Tesla launches training program at CPCC in Huntersville

April 6. ​UPDATED. If ​Tesla​ can put a car up in space, then the manufacturer of electric vehicles and scalable clean energy generation and storage products​ can launch a cool new training program at the Central Piedmont Community College​ campus in Huntersville. Thirteen students graduate today; 20 are enrolled in the next session, according to […]

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Transit vote March 28 may get CATS on track

March 23. By Dave Vieser. Huntersville Mayor John Aneralla thinks he can finally put the brakes on the Charlotte Area Transportation System plans to spend more money ​to ​study a new route for the North Commuter Line. Could a new rail line be built along I​-77? ​Up Hwy. 21?​ Or some other route? No way, says […]


Huntersville Chamber​ hits Year 2 with 120 members

​March 9. ​By Dave Vieser​. Two years ago, former Huntersville Mayor Jill Swain formed the Huntersville Chamber of Commerce with the goal of connecting businesses and citizens. How is she doing at the two-year mark? Quite well if membership can be used as a yardstick. “We have over 120 active members with continued growth each month,” she […]

Rotary club seeking male chefs and sponsors for charity event

Feb. 26 – The Rotary Club of Huntersville Happy Hour is searching for 15 more teams and additional sponsors to participate in the Lake Norman Men That Cook charity event March 25th. Teams can be made up of two, three or four men who bring a home-cooked dish for attendees to sample. Tickets purchased in […]

Kilted Buffalo’s “Zero K” race to raise money, not heart rates

Feb. 21 – If you don’t like running but do like beer and philanthropy, the Kilted Buffalo in Birkdale Village has a weekend event just for you. On Saturday, Feb. 24, the Kilted Buffalo will hold its “Zero K” race benefiting The Hope House Foundation. The Hope House, located in Huntersville, provides transitional housing and […]