local politics

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Open letter from the LKN Chamber CEO

[Opinion] Aug. 4. By Bill Russell. This month marks my 30-year anniversary as a chamber of commerce executive. It seems like only yesterday when in 1996, elected, community, and business leaders of our area met in the lobby of the Visitors Center to welcome me to Lake Norman. I still recall my earlier interview when […]

Mayor Miles Atkins will not seek re-election in Mooresville

July 5. Miles Atkins will not seek re-election as mayor of Mooresville in 2023. The six-term mayor was first elected to the Mooresville Commission in 2007. “After an ample amount of introspection, I feel now is the time to explore new possibilities,” he said. “I plan on enjoying the on-going celebration of Mooresville’s 150th anniversary, […]

New development faces challenges in slow-growth era

NEWSMAKERS BREAKFAST | JUNE 22 Three Lake Norman leaders—a developer, a former Huntersville mayor and a sitting town commissioner in Cornelius—will discuss the state of development amidst the current climate in and around Lake Norman at a Newsmakers Breakfast June 22 at The Peninsula Club. The event features: John Aneralla, former mayor of Huntersville Colin Furcht, a current […]

Mecklenburg County Commissioner Pat Cotham addresses a LKN Chamber candidate training class

Are you interested in running for public office?

April 19. The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce will hold a candidate training program for people interested in future elected office. The Lake Norman Academy of Political Leadership is an introduction to campaigning for local, county and state office. The program, which costs $120 to attend, will be held April 29, May 6 and May […]