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Alton Updike will open Table 31 in LangTree in Mooresville

By Dave Vieser. Restaurateur Alton Updike, the owner of Alton’s Kitchen & Cocktails in Cornelius,  is taking his skills to the old Block & Grinder space in LangTree ​Lake Norman. The new 6,000 square foot eatery, called Table 31, will open early next year. Updike views this as a golden opportunity to grow, while at […]


New Beaty St. valuation is double Town of Davidson’s

The town is currently forming a committee to negotiate a contract with the developers, said Cristina Shaul, the town’s public information officer. The board of commissioners will eventually vote on the contract once it has been reviewed by attorneys for both sides, but Shaul said she is unsure when the vote would happen. Davidson Development […]


OPINION: In Davidson, vote for Rusty Knox

OPINION. This year marks Davidson’s 180th year of existence, and there ​has not been a more important election in ​recent history. There has been an unsurpassed amount of tension between the current administration and residents—​who want respect from their elected officials as well as responsible growth. This is an off-year election, but for Davidson, it’s […]


Top Realtors say growth keeps coming

By Kate Stevens. Demand for mid-price housing in the Lake Norman area is outstripping supply although luxury homes could sit a bit longer on the market since fewer people can afford them. The Lake Norman real estate market is expected to continue this low-supply trend into the foreseeable future, according to local market experts. That’s […]

Aquesta announces 25% increase in net, dividend

Oct. 26. Aquesta Financial reported a new quarterly record for net income for the third quarter as well as a cash dividend of 11 cents per share to shareholders of record Dec. 8, 2017. For the third quarter ended Sept. 30, Aquesta had unaudited net income of $757,000, or 23 cents per share, compared to […]


RSVP now for Top Women Champagne Reception and Expo Oct. 19

Women leaders will be feted at Business Today’s Top Women Champagne Reception at River Run Country Club Thursday evening Oct. 19. In addition to champagne and hors d’oeuvres, there will be a mini business expo designed with women in mind. The Presenting Sponsor is Duke Energy. Platinum sponsors are Novant Health and SouthLake Women’s Healthcare. The Gold […]

New Beaty St. valuation is double Town of Davidson’s

By Kate Stevens. Development plans in this picture-postcard college town continue to move fast despite one volunteer organization’s efforts to preserve its trademark green space and hold elected officials accountable for what organization members say is unchecked growth. Save Davidson, an online Facebook group with more than 1,500 members, has mobilized since its inception in February, […]

And, now MI-Connection is Continuum

MI-Connection has changed its name to Continuum after an 18-month rebranding process. In a press release, the municipally owned company said the name Continuum was chosen to represent the company’s range of video, internet and voice services as well as potential future technologies. “This isn’t just a name change,” said CEO David Auger. “We’ve made fundamental changes […]


Stopped: Davidson terminates ‘Luminous’ project

Sept. 29. Officials in Davidson have terminated the Luminous project, the controversial plan to develop 19 acres of town-owned land. Town officials and the developer were unable to agree to contract terms. The board of commissioners had approved plans to enter negotiations for the $1.65 million sale of wooded land near Main and Beatty streets to […]

Mooresville Chamber Expo needs exhibitors

The Mooresville Chamber’s Business & Community Expo Oct. 26 is looking for exhibitors. The event this year, which runs from 11 am to 5 pm, will be held at the Charles Mack Citizen Center. The theme is “Around the World.” More info:  Applications for booths are online at

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