Mountain Island Lake News

6/1/2018 3:15:00 PM
WCNC
“You have to pull all of your lawn furniture in, and you’ve got to take your boat out. Tie down the dock,” said Walter Brown who lives on Mountain Island Lake. “We’re monitoring Duke (Energy)’s website they’re doing a good job of keeping us ...

6/1/2018 1:55:00 AM
WBTV
Good morning everyone. It's Christine Sperow at WBTV sending you this quick email. I wanted you to know first some of the stories we'll be talking about first on WBTV News This Morning. We're live from 4:30-7 a.m. Turn us on as soon as you wake up and let ...

5/31/2018 7:58:00 PM
WCNC
I’m kind of watching it. If it gets to the caps, I might pull it up on shore.” Dave and Judy Connelly have lived on Mountain Island Lake for nearly 15 years. A beautiful place --until the water crept up close to their home. “15, 20 feet, sure.”

5/31/2018 5:10:00 PM
WBTV
Sunny afternoons provide the appearance that the living is easy on Mountain Island Lake. However, the waterway was offering contrasting appearances on Thursday. While relaxing views are a given, the threat of rising waters has residents of Mount Holly's ...

5/31/2018 2:18:00 PM
WCNC
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Concerns about flooding in Mecklenburg County south of Mountain Island Lake diminished Thursday afternoon after the sun finally broke through and the rain moved on. On Thursday morning, Mecklenburg County warned of flooding in yards of ...

5/24/2018 9:00:00 PM
The Charlotte Observer
Parker warned that patrols and checkpoints will be set up on area roads and on Lake Wylie, Mountain Island Lake and Lake Norman to ensure public safety. Parker stressed the importance of maintaining a sober boat operator and having a designated driver to ...

5/1/2018 2:24:00 PM
WCNC
The principal at Mountain Island Lake Academy reported the 12-year-olds to authorities. The case came just a week after another pornography investigation at a different school. Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools said there's no cell phone use allowed during the ...

4/26/2018 12:58:00 PM
WBTV
A crook blended in and went unnoticed while he stole $4,500 worth of Apple watches. How could he break into the Walmart near Mountain Island Lake while employees were closing up and without anyone noticing? Simple - he hid in plain sight, wearing a Walmart ...

4/25/2018 5:00:00 PM
The Charlotte Observer
Join a naturalist for a relaxing paddle on Mountain Island Lake, taking in the natural beauty while discovering the importance of this habitat to wildlife and human life. Meet at Latta Plantation Nature Center. Time on water is about one and a half hours.

4/25/2018 5:56:00 AM
The Charlotte Observer
The spill happened because of a broken 30-inch sewage pipe near Oakdale Road. The site is nearer Mountain Island Lake than Lake Wylie, but the spill happened where Long and McIntyre creeks meet. Water flows from that point into Lake Wylie, along its ...

4/15/2018 11:17:00 AM
The Charlotte Observer
One hit a home five minutes west of uptown, on Marlowe Avenue off Wilkinson Boulevard. More were reported in the Mountain Island Lake area and in Huntersville, where 10 roads were blocked by fallen trees. Winds flattened a Huntersville barn, sending pieces ...

3/21/2018 8:05:00 PM
Bisnow
“When my husband passed away suddenly in 2014, I needed a change. I looked at property on Lake Wylie, Mountain Island Lake and all along the Catawba,” she said. “Although I found some beautiful houses, nothing compared to the community at Eagle Lake.

3/20/2018 4:14:00 AM
The Charlotte Observer
The county's Animal Care & Control division says the alert notification was issued to residents of the Marengo Circle area, in the Mountain Island Lake community. That's an area just northeast of the Brookshire Boulevard/Interstate 485 intersection.

3/12/2018 3:23:00 PM
WIS
In a statement released Thursday afternoon, the N.C. Division of Public Health said elevated levels of polychlorinated byphenyls, or PCBs, were found in catfish that were caught in Mountain Island Lake. An indeterminate amount of PCBs were found in the ...

3/11/2018 1:20:00 PM
WFAE
Listen Listening... 4:52 A big transformation is happening at Duke Energy's retired Riverbend Steam Station on Mountain Island Lake northwest of Charlotte. The 1920s powerhouse is being demolished, wall-by-wall. And trains are hauling away coal ash that ...

3/2/2018 6:01:31 AM
WXIX-TV
A teenager who drowned in Mountain Island Lake was under the water for two hours before 911 was called, according to police. The victim, 19-year-old Jaquez D'Andre Hunter-Cathey, was swimming with three friends just off of Mountain Island Lake Highway in ...

2/9/2018 3:24:00 AM
WFAE
A big transformation is happening at Duke Energy's retired Riverbend Steam Station on Mountain Island Lake northwest of Charlotte. The 1920s powerhouse is being demolished, wall-by-wall. And trains are hauling away coal ash that had been dumped behind the ...

1/8/2018 9:21:26 PM
9 WTVM
A teenager who drowned in Mountain Island Lake was under the water for two hours before 911 was called, according to police. The victim, 19-year-old Jaquez D'Andre Hunter-Cathey, was swimming with three friends just off of Mountain Island Lake Highway in ...

12/26/2017 10:50:00 AM
The Weather Channel
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12/22/2017 5:00:00 AM
6 WECT
HUNTERSVILLE, NC (WBTV) - The body of a man who drowned in Mountain Island Lake while attempting to save his teenage daughter on Monday has been found, 24 hours after he disappeared under the water. During a press conference on Tuesday afternoon, WBTV ...

11/30/2017 9:09:00 PM
The Business Journal
This waterfront home truly is a little slice of heaven. Quiet private setting overlooking Mountain Island lake. Plenty to room for any and all activities. Second living quarters and kitchen. Movie theatre. Five bedrooms plus a bonus room. Private dock with ...

11/23/2017 5:05:43 PM
WMBF NEWS
HUNTERSVILLE, NC (WBTV) - The body of a man who drowned in Mountain Island Lake while attempting to save his teenage daughter on Monday has been found, 24 hours after he disappeared under the water. During a press conference on Tuesday afternoon, WBTV ...

11/23/2017 4:16:00 AM
lennar.com
Located on Mountain Island Lake in North Carolina, you'll get all the benefits of lake living combined with the active adult lifestyle. Experience the Art of Active Adult living while finding your dream home.

11/16/2017
National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

11/10/2017 11:50:00 AM
The Weather Channel
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11/10/2017 1:07:00 AM
Creative Loafing Charlotte
Regrets A 22-year-old man filed a police report against a woman in the Mountain Island Lake area after she tried to blackmail him last week. The man told officers that a woman he didn't know contacted him and told him that if he didn't pay her money ...

10/27/2017 7:50:00 AM
The Business Journal
Lennar Charlotte is planning a 480-home community for residents aged 55-plus on Mountain Island Lake. Called Imagery, the development will span 293 acres in Gaston County and will include amenities that allow residents to take advantage of a lakeside home ...

10/25/2017 12:17:00 PM
Charlotte Observer
In 2003 alone, more than 21 million gallons of sewage overflowed into creeks and Mountain Island Lake, the county's major water supply. But in the most recent fiscal year, ending June 30, spills totaled only 124,000 gallons. Charlotte Water credits spill ...

10/25/2017 11:04:00 AM
Charlotte Observer
The 293-acre community in Mount Holly is named Imagery. Located off Horsehoe Bend Beach Road on a peninsula on Mountain Island Lake, the community will include just under 480 houses, including some on the lakefront. The land is currently vacant and wooded.

10/25/2017 10:38:00 AM
Builder Magazine
Named Imagery, the land will be transformed into an active adult community and is approved for nearly 480 homesites with direct access to Mountain Island Lake. “As Charlotte continues to boom as one of America’s top housing markets, we can’t wait to ...

10/24/2017
National Weather Service

10/22/2017 10:30:00 PM
Irish Independent
Swing round the west side of the peninsula to the Blaney bridge spanning Mulroy Bay and, on a clear day, a vast panorama of mountain, island, lake, rock, moor, and bog opens ahead of you. Distance: 25km from Rathmullan to Blaney bridge. Allow 2 hours.

10/17/2017 11:46:00 AM
The Business Journal
That list includes an uptown location, which is still under construction. Deals are signed for locations in Belmont and the Riverbend Village development in Mountain Island Lake. “We definitely see there’s some runway,” he says. The brand has 23 ...

10/16/2017 7:20:00 PM
The Weather Channel
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10/12/2017 7:35:00 PM
Creative Loafing Charlotte
Hulk's Angry A 47-year-old woman called police after a man vandalized her property in northwest Charlotte near Mountain Island Lake. The woman told police that the man repeatedly punched her property until it smashed, although police described the property ...

10/12/2017 4:40:00 AM
The Weather Channel
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10/11/2017 12:08:00 PM
Charlotte Observer
“When you are relocating a company, you have to make sure that families are happy,” said Powell, who lives near Mountain Island Lake. “And so I think that parks and green space are a really important part of quality of life.”

10/3/2017 4:00:00 AM
Charlotte Observer
Completion is scheduled for 2022. Cost is $13 million. Mountain Island Lake Academy: A new gym and four specialty classrooms would be added to the 2002 school in northwest Charlotte, which opened as an elementary school and later added middle school grades.

10/2/2017 4:32:00 AM
apartments.com
Duke Energy purchased the land in the 1920s and built one of the area's first hydroelectric power plants. Mountain Island Lake resulted from this development, and plant workers called the areas surrounding the lake home. Duke Energy still maintains the ...

10/2/2017 3:18:00 AM
www.charlotteagenda.com
The property is up near Mountain Island Lake and not far from Latta Plantation, an area of Mecklenburg where there are noticeable handful of undisturbed historic properties. Buyers will benefit from historic property tax deferments. If you’re ever driven ...

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