Professional and amateur water skiers descended upon Lake Lure for a new event this month; a ski and skeet tournament.
The Mystic Waters Pro-Am Water Ski Tournament was held Saturday, Aug. 23 and brought in water skiers from around the world.
The city of Charlotte is considering a plan to spend about $30 million to make improvements at Time Warner Cable Area, home of the NBA's Hornets.
Rain in the area forced the postponement of some races Saturday at Harris Speedway.
More than 1,000 athletes descended upon Lake Lure last weekend for the 10th Annual Lake Lure Olympiad, a three-day sports festival including a 10K dam run, Lake Lure Triathlon, Junior Olympiad, Race to the Rock 5K, Race to the Rock 25-mile bike ride and more.
Over 120 race cars took part in Saturday races at Harris Speedway this weekend.