Publisher Leslie Kahana buys Lake Norman Publications


Four months after taking over as publisher at Lake Norman Publications, Leslie Kahana is the new owner of the group of suburban Charlotte newspapers.

The deal with Mt. Pleasant, Wisc.-based American Hometown Publishing Inc. is effective Aug. 1.

Lake Norman Publications, headquartered in Huntersville, produces three weekly papers: the Herald Citizen, which covers the booming northern Mecklenburg County communities of Huntersville, Cornelius and Davidson; the Mooresville Citizen, in rapidly growing southern Iredell County; and the Denver Citizen, which covers an area of Lincoln County near the lake that also is experiencing unprecedented growth.

LNP’s other publication, the Mountain Island Monitor, is a monthly whose coverage area includes parts of Mecklenburg and Gaston counties.

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