Lake Norman

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Top 10 Ways To Stay Safe On The Lake

Whether you are going out for a morning fishing adventure or spending a whole day out and about on the water, here are the top ten ways to keep you afloat and enjoy your day.

CBS Charlotte–05/14/2014

Lake Norman sunset

FAA Investigate How Plane Ended Up In Lake Norman

CORNELIUS, N.C. (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating how a plane ended up in Lake Norman. Officials with the Charlotte Fire Department say that the single-engine aircraft was reported to the FAA after […]



Best Outdoor Fall Dates In Charlotte

Start with these ideas to get outdoors with the one you love this fall in Charlotte.


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Best Day Trips For Under $100 In The Charlotte Area

Here are five day trips you can take from Charlotte, all for under $100.

CBS Charlotte–06/29/2013

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Fisherman Drowns In Lake Norman

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Iredell County emergency officials say a fisherman drowned and two friends were rescued after their boat began taking on water in Lake Norman. The incident was reported around 10:30 p.m. Monday […]

CBS Charlotte–06/18/2013

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Officials Warn Of Tainted Fish In 2 NC Lakes

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina officials are warning people to limit how much fish they eat from Lake Norman and Mountain Island Lake because of contaminant levels. After finding mercury and PCBs, the North […]

CBS Charlotte–04/10/2013

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Best Mini Golf Courses In Charlotte

From great places to stay and play to courses great for a quick playtime pit stop, Charlotte’s mini golf selections promise a great time for the whole family. Expect experts who know how to coach players of any age, and courses that will excited and delight every time at the best places to play mini golf in the Charlotte area.


Birkdale Village

A Guide to Birkdale Village

Located minutes from Lake Norman on Sam Furr Road in Huntersville, just about 15 miles away from Charlotte’s metropolis, Birkdale Village is a mixed-use development that offers one-to-three bedroom luxury apartments above its Main Street, shopping, restaurants and a movie theater. During the summer, live music at the fountain and the Family Film Festival at Birkdale Cinemas keep residents and visitors alike entertained and keeping cool during the long summer months in North Carolina. In the winter, Christmas at Birkdale Village is especially festive with all the lively decorations and even singing bears. Residents love the convenience of “having it all” right within walking distance with high-end shops and restaurants just outside their front door.

CBS Charlotte–07/14/2011


Anchor Island Heats Up

Every Saturday this summer, Kiss 95.1 and Ragin’ Uptown take over Lake Norman! See the lucky sailors on their booze cruise oasis!



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