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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 […]

This still image taken from a SpaceX livestream video shows "Starman" sitting in SpaceX CEO Elon Musk's cherry red Tesla roadster after the Falcon Heavy rocket delivered it into orbit around the Earth on February 6, 2018.
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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 […]

Catalyst Academy appoints new board member

Feb. 15 – ​The Catalyst Academy has appointed Deborah S. Bosley to its four-member Board of Directors. The Catalyst Academy, located in Huntersville, is a non-profit organization providing personal financial education and individual coaching to help develop financial literacy and economic self-sufficiency. Bosley, a professor emeritus of English at UNC Charlotte, is owner and principal […]

Huntersville mayor’s luncheon to discuss ocular melanoma

Feb. 5 – Join Huntersville Mayor John Aneralla for his monthly Mayor’s luncheon Feb. 20th where special guest Dr. Michael Brennan will discuss research on the area’s ongoing ocular melanoma study.  The luncheon will take place at Spare Time bowling alley from 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. at 16317 Statesville Road in Huntersville. Dr. Brennan […]

Foundry Commercial plans industrial park in Huntersville

Dec. 26. Foundry Commercial has purchased 48 acres in the Bryton Town Center project where it will build a six-building, 700,000 square-foot light industrial complex. Construction on the first phase of the project, a joint venture with the global investment management business of Prudential Financial, will begin in early 2018. Located off Hambright Road in […]