mooresville: Major Accomplishment for Mooresville Schools! - 08/10/13 03:41 AM
 
Mooresville Schools are the proud owners of the #2 spot among all High Schools in North Carolina! It's been a seven year steady climb but the hard work has definitely paid off after reaching #2 in the entire state! In 2013, 93.4 percent of students who started ninth grade in 2009-10 completed high school in four years or less. A year ago, the MGSD ranked third at 90.3 percent. And, in 2006, the first year the state reported four-year graduation rates, MGSD only graduated 64 percent of its students.  
“When you think about a 29.4 percent increase in seven … (0 comments)

mooresville: Lake Normans' Newest Restaurant is OFFICIALLY OPEN! - 08/05/13 09:04 PM
Lake Normans' newest HOT SPOT is OPEN but "Softly" ....
 
Eddie’s Seafood & Raw Bar officially opened last week to rave reviews. According to Nate Davis of LKNFUN.com the new restaurant is going to be a HUGE SUCCESS.  
"Based on our experience, there is no doubt in my mind that Eddies is going to be a smashing success."  "Why do I say this?"  
"In my opinion experience and history of restaurant success is the biggest indicator of likelihood to make it past 6 months around Lake Norman.  Eddie and Ann Margarette (The new owners) have a long history of … (0 comments)

mooresville: NAVY SEALS Swim Across Lake Norman for a GREAT CAUSE! - 08/04/13 01:30 PM
 
Three former Navy SEALS swam more than 12 miles across Lake Norman Friday from Queens Landing to the Rusty Rudder.  The swim raised awareness for Operation Restored Warrior, a program in Colorado that works with veteran suffering from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It's estimated that 22 service members commit suicide each day!
Former US Navy SEAL Shannon Rusch from Mooresville was one of the three seals that took off on the 12.2 mile journey from Queen's Landing at 10 a.m. The swim was expected to take about 8 hours but they accomplised their goal way ahead of time so … (0 comments)

mooresville: More GREAT NEWS for Iredell-Statesville Schools! - 07/29/13 02:12 AM
GREAT NEW PROGRAM Beginning in Iredell-Statesville Schools ...
A new program starting at the Iredell-Statesville Schools' Career Academy and Technical School next month promises to deliver real world experience.
Iredell-Statesville Schools' heavy equipment diesel training program will become the sixth different tract available at CATS. Another program starting in August, iACADEMY, the district’s first virtual high school, represents the seventh option for students at the Troutman school. 
The heavy equipment program is an extension of CATS’ transportation technology offerings. Within its automotive technology program, which is the school’s most popular, there are already courses on collision repair, auto repair and … (0 comments)

mooresville: "NC Tax Free Weekend" is Coming SOON! - 07/21/13 09:25 PM
 
GET READY! It's COMING SOON!!
The first of two planned "Tax Free Weekends" are coming soon to North Carolina.

 
The first tax free weekend applies to general merchandise ... things typically associated with needs for "Back To School" and is scheduled for August 2nd - 4th. 
The second Tax Free Weekend is scheduled to take place November 1st - 3rd and applies only to "Energy Star" products ONLY.
Now you can easily plan your "Back to School Shopping" and your need for major appliances around these two events to take advantage of the most savings for your … (0 comments)

mooresville: Charlotte Home Closings UP OVER 30% in June Over Previous Year! - 07/14/13 09:33 PM
 
Home closings in the Charlotte region climbed 31.2 percent in June from a year earlier, according to the Charlotte Regional Realtors Association. 

Residential real estate closings in the 10-county area totaled 3,485 last month, up from 2,657 in June 2012.
More GREAT NEWS ... Sale prices in the area showed continued improvement as well, marking a 19th consecutive month of gains.
The average sale price in June was $239,842, up 5.2 percent from a year earlier, when prices averaged $227,907. The median sales price — considered a more accurate measurement of trends over time — increased 7.4 percent over … (0 comments)

mooresville: More GREAT NEWS for Mooresville! - 07/14/13 04:48 AM
 
Gardner-Webb University is considering opening a campus in Mooresville, as soon as next January.
The university sent a survey to members of the Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber of Commerce last week, seeking to gauge local interest in a small campus that would offer bachelors and masters degrees.
“Your responses will determine whether a Mooresville campus will open in January 2014,” the letter to chamber members said.
Noel Manning, director of university and media relations at the Boiling Springs-headquartered school, said plans for a Mooresville campus are “exploratory” as officials work to determine if there’s a need.
“We’re already doing programs … (0 comments)

mooresville: Trump National Charlotte Fitness Center ... OFFICIALLY OPEN! - 07/11/13 12:03 PM
It was OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCED that the "Trump National Charlotte Fitness Center" has opened!

 
It features ALL NEW - State of the Art Technogym Equipment imported from Italy and has been relocated to a larger facility that more than doubled it's previous size with a FABULOUS VIEW OF THE LAKE! 
 
 
 
 
They have spent an enormous amount of time on their latest endeavor at improving every aspect of the Club paying attention to every detail to ensure the highest standards possible and to create the most luxurious surroundings at the Fitness Center. 

 
 
In … (1 comments)

mooresville: NEW BRAWLEY SCHOOL ROAD EXIT 35 ... Less than 2 1/2 Minutes! - 07/09/13 08:07 PM
 
NEW Exit 35 - Brawley School Road Exit - I77

 
Yesterday I had the pleasure of utilitzing the new Brawley School Road Exit 35 that recently opened off of I77.
Because I was a passenger I thought I would take this opportunity to video tape my experience so you can see too how AWESOME IT IS!
It took less than "2 1/2 Minutes" from the time I was entering the off ramp until I was sitting at Williamson Road - and that was even with sitting at a red traffic light! AMAZING!!!
 
Suddenly, life's daily … (2 comments)

mooresville: Mooresville Looking to the Future ... - 07/05/13 05:34 AM
What should Mooresville do for an encore?
The town saw a significant gain in jobs from 2005 to 2011, from about 15,300 to 22,255, according to the latest available figures.

“That’s a really remarkable increase in employment in a relatively small city,” consultant Jennifer Imo of The Ferguson Group told about 40 local business leaders at the Charles Mack Citizen Center last week.
Mayor Miles Atkins called the meeting to discuss The Ferguson Group’s recent demographic and economic analysis of Mooresville, developed to help identify relevant federal and state grants the town could pursue.
The meeting was a chance for … (13 comments)

mooresville: NEW "Lake Front Dining" coming to Lake Norman in Mooresville! - 07/04/13 10:28 PM
Get ready for the NEWEST "HOT SPOT" in Lake Norman to OPEN SOON!
Eddie's Seafood & Raw Bar is coming to Mooresville on Williamson Road in the former Vinnie's Sardine location ...
Don't expect to see just a name change! 

The new co-owners Eddie Lubic and Ann-Margaret Wagner currently own several restaurants in the New York area.
They are well on their way to making positive changes to their new location.
They plan to invest about $2 million into the new venture.
Eddie's is set to open in about three weeks. 
The newly renovated restaurant will seat 200 inside and … (0 comments)

mooresville: Lake Norman High School Places 4th in WORLD - "Odyssey of the Mind" - 07/04/13 06:18 AM
 
Recently, a group of seven Lake Norman High School students finished FOURTH IN THE WORLD in a creative problem-solving competition, wrapping up months of hard work. Leading up to that competition, the team placed first place in both  REGIONAL and STATE competitions as well.  

LNHS’ Odyssey of the Mind team – made up of recent graduates Alex Morales, Alex Wynn and Logan Maloney, rising senior Tiffany Fuller and rising juniors Patrick McClanahan, Cailey Goodway and Hailey Clark – earned their placement at the 2013 World Finals, held at Michigan State University in late May.
“To go and have … (0 comments)

mooresville: The "Dick Van Dyke Show Living Room" is BACK!! - 06/30/13 01:51 PM
One of the hotest and latest trends is actually a spin off of what was SUPER HOT in the early 1960's ... "Sunken Living Rooms"!

It actually was a trend long before the popular 1960's show Dick Van Dyke's famous tumble.  Architect Bruce Goff incorporated a Sunken Living Room into the now famous Adah Robinson residence in 1927.  

But ... there's a new twist and what's also becoming increasingly popular now is "Sunken Living Spaces" - ANYWHERE!  
 
 
 
 
Anything from Sunken Living Rooms to Outdoor Sunken Living Spaces and even Sunken Living Spaces incorporated … (0 comments)

mooresville: 4th of July Festivities Around LAKE NORMAN! - 06/29/13 12:27 AM
 
THE FUN BEGINS THIS WEEKEND!

 
 
TROUTMAN: 
 
“TROUTMAN INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATION PARADE”  
 
Saturday, June 29th at 11:00 a.m.
 
Iredell County Fair Grounds ending at the Troutman Elementary School. 
 
5:30 - 9:30 - “TROUTMAN INDEPENDENCE DAY FESTIVAL” at the Fairgrounds
 
9:30 -  FIREWORKS!!! 
 
 
 
MOORESVILLE: 
 
“LOWE’S YMCA’S SUMMER CELEBRATION”
 
Wednesday, July 3rd at 4:00 
 
8:30 - Formal Presentation for Veterans and Active Military
 
9:30 - FIREWORKS!!!
 
 
 
“TRUMP NATIONAL GOLF CHARLOTTE”
 
Thursday, July 4th 
 
9:30 - Fireworks!!!
 
*So BIG that “Air Traffic” has to be re-routed!!!
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mooresville: THE WAIT IS OVER!! - 06/28/13 04:07 AM
WHEW!! THE WAIT IS OVER!!!

 
The MUCH ANTICIPATED and LONG AWAITED newest interchange on I77 in Mooresville is FINALLY OPEN!
TODAY exit 35 OFFICIALLY OPENED and it will GREATLY IMPROVE everyone's daily life and commute!!
There are now three different options to get to the places you desire in and around Mooresville, NC in Lake Norman! Exit 36 interchange is at the intersection of Route 150 (River Highway) and the exit 33 interchange is located at Williamson Road and now in between those two pre-existing exits is the exit we've all been waiting for ... EXIT 35 .... … (0 comments)

mooresville: "Staycation" FUN at Lake Norman! - 06/25/13 03:00 AM
 
YOU DON'T NEED TO PACK UP THE CAR, THE KIDS AND THE DOGS to have an AWESOME VACATION!  

Sometimes you don't need to look past your own back yard to have the BEST VACATION EVER!
We are so fortunate to have so many SUPER FUN THINGS TO DO right here in LAKE NORMAN!!  
Here are just a few of the MANY THINGS that are FAMILY FUN in and around Lake Norman and Charlotte!!!
Boat Rentals: http://www.lakenormanboatrentals.com http://www.visitlakenorman.org Fun Day with the Animals: http://www.lazy5ranch.com Amusement Park: https://www.carowinds.com Water Park: http://www.greatwolf.com/concord/waterpark NASCAR Hall of Fame: http://www.nascarhall.com Lake Norman Mini … (2 comments)

mooresville: Tennis News ... This is HUGE!! - 05/24/13 01:52 PM
Adult Tennis State Championships Coming to Lake Norman this SUMMER!! The Lake Norman Tennis Association (LNTA) and Visit Lake Norman (VLN) will host the 2013 North Carolina United States Tennis Association (USTA) League Adult State Championships from June 27th to June 30th.  It's expected that more than 1,500 of the top 18 and over competitors from across the state are anticipated to travel to compete in the four-day tournament.  

The 140+ teams participating are seeking to earn one of 12 bids to the USTA Southern Sectional Championships held in Mobile, Alabama.
Each team must qualify at their respective local … (0 comments)

mooresville: There's a NEW Campaign in Mooresville! - 05/24/13 01:11 PM
"Bring Trader Joe's to Mooresville"!!!

 
There's a NEW CAMPAIGN in town and it even has it's own Facebook Page!!!  Since the push to get Trader Joe's to come to Mooresville began on April 30th ... in just 25 days the Page has over 1,000 "Like's" already!
Apparently Trader Joe's is VERY POPULAR and people are tired of driving into Charlotte to get their favorite items so a Facebook Page has been started and it's become wildly successful!!!
Here's the link to check it out for yourself and "Like" it while you're there!

 
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mooresville: Are You Building Titles or Testimonies? - 05/06/13 08:34 AM
 
Please read this inspiring blog written by my good friend Brad Spink.  Brad is the Team Leader at Keller Williams University City - Charlotte, and I know he is changing lives every day.
 
 
Are You Building Titles or Testimonies?  
06MAY I grew up with the golfer who won the 2009 US Open. His name is Lucas Glover, and we played baseball together as a child. For all those years my father was our coach, as well as a positive male influence for Lucas. Every time I see Lucas the first question out of his mouth is, “How’s your … (3 comments)

mooresville: You can pull your own teeth ... but should you??? - 03/08/13 09:13 PM
The same can be true for listing your home yourself vs enlisting the help of an experienced and knowledgeable Real Estate Agent!
With the increase of current home inventory being depleted, it is creating somewhat of a shortage of homes and becoming more of a "Sellers Market". Therefore, if history repeats itself, FSBO's will be on the rise.
The primary reason for the success of a Realtor vs a FSBO is that a qualified realtor knows and understands the dynamics of the market and can more accurately advise and assist home sellers in the pricing and preparation and getting the most for … (1 comments)

 
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