Fashion boutique leaves Huntersville for Charlotte

HUNTERSVILLE – Jewelry retailer 32 Flavors Boutique, a business in The Shoppes at Birkdale Crossing, will have a new home next month.

The store, which offers handcrafted jewelry, wall art, gifts and home decor, will move to 224 East Blvd., on May 1. 

April 13 will be the boutique's last day of business in Huntersville.

The business' final day in Birkdale coincides with the Crossing Art Festival the same day.

Visit for more information. 


Nursery announces Saturday hours and tree giveaway

HUNTERSVILLE - Shepherd’s Landscape Supply has announced new hours, offering a free pruning demonstration and is giving away a Coral Bark Japanese Maple.

The nursery will be open 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays through April 20. Usual hours are 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.

The drawing for the maple will be held at 11:30 a.m., April 20.

The pruning demonstration will be held April 6.

Shepherd’s sells a variety of trees, shrubs, groundcovers, annuals and perennials.

For information, contact Betty Houston at 704-399-1226 or email

Workshops for mothers scheduled in Davidson and Cornelius

CORNELIUS – Lora Lyons of Lyons Leadership Coaching and Dr. Jessie Mullen of Holistic Hands Chiropractic host a seminar – Natural Solutions for ADHD & How to Be Calm Inside Your Chaos - on April 10-11 in Cornelius.


The Wednesday session, from 10-11 a.m., is at Maddy’s Fattys, 19905 W. Catawba Ave., Suite 105.

The Thursday session, held during the same time, will be held at Just Baked Cupcakes, 1990-1 South Main St.

Space is limited for both sessions. RSVP to Dr. Jessie at 980-833-3616.


10-11:30 a.m., April 15 – Lyons presents A Mother’s Balancing Act: Getting It Done Without Coming Undone – Davidson Park & Rec, 416 Armour St., Davidson. Register by calling 704-892-3349. 

State associate justice to speak in Huntersville


HUNTERSVILLE  - Senior Associate Justice Mark D. Martin of the North Carolina Supreme Court will be the guest speaker April 9 at the North Mecklenburg Republican Women’s dinner.

The event will be held at NorthStone Club, 15801 NorthStone Drive. 
Justice Martin, who recently announced plans to run for chief justice, has over twenty having served on the bench with the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, and Superior Court.

When he was appointed to the top court in November 1998 at age 35, he was the youngest Supreme Court justice in North Carolina history. 
For dinner reservations, email  Tickets cost $20.00, payable in cash or check at the door. Registration begins at 6:00 p.m., with the buffet dinner at 6:30. 

Graphics and signage firm celebrates 20th anniversary

CORNELIUS  - Artisan Graphics, a full-service graphics, apparel and signage company which moved from Charlotte to Cornelius in 2002, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.

Beginning in 1993 as a one-person operation, Artisan has 38 employees and contract installers servicing North and South Carolina.  

David Keith, sales manager, is proud of his 17 years' service and the company's accomplishments.

"Our strong growth and expansion is a reflection of our commitment to the customer, coupled with active involvement in the community through charitable events and local civic organizations. The services we provide today are different to the work we did 20 years ago. Today, our product offerings incl¨de anything that you can pu† a logo on - from a T-short to a billboard."

For information, call Scott Crosbie at 704-655-9100 or visit