Posted on 16 May 2011.
First of a series. To celebrate Small Business Week 2011, DavidsonNews.net and CorneliusNews.net are starting a new feature, Small Biz Spotlight
Gina Mikels works on a motor scooter with a mechanic. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
. We’ll have several columns this week, and then every Thursday after that. Have an idea for a spotlight? Send it to email@example.com
By DAVID BORAKS
Gas prices are up and drivers are looking for alternatives. For some, that means shifting from four wheels to two wheels. Gina and Richard Mikels of Huntersville opened Carolina Scooter Shop on Catawba Avenue eight months ago hoping to take advantage of the trend. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Cornelius, Environment, Huntersville, Mooresville, The Economy, Transportation
Posted on 14 May 2011.
Chasing Pedestrians performs at Trifecta, a battle of the bands event at Rural Hill Friday. L-R: Jeff Hymes on bass, Steve Gilmore on guitar, and Micheala Amato singing.
By KAREN WILSON
HUNTERSVILLE – When Hough High School opened in the fall, it took students from North Mecklenburg and Hopewell high schools and created some pretty intense rivalries that students say sometimes got a little too rowdy during football and basketball games this year.
“It’s been a trifecta of rivalry,” said Hopewell High junior Catherine Jackson-Jordan. “It wasn’t bad at first, but then there was some vandalism involved.”
Students said they wanted to do something positive involving all three schools to help make the rivalry a little friendlier.
On Friday, the three schools came together for the first Trifecta, a battle of the bands featuring six student-created garage bands. Read the full story
Posted in Arts, Cornelius, Huntersville, Mooresville, Schools