By Dave Vieser
Cornelius Mayor Chuck Travis says the town will be the first responder for 911 calls on Lake Norman under a tentative agreement with the County and Charlotte. First responses for lake emergency calls have been handled by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police for years.
Nov. 18 The Chamber alongside Energy United, Apex Technology, Business Today and Cornelius Today will host the Elected Officials Power Lucheon at Northstone Country Club. The luncheon will be held Nov. 20 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and will honor the local, county and state elected officials who serve the region. This year’s key note speaker will be Karen Bentley, the former District 1 Commissioner. Cost will be $20 for chamber memebers and $25 for non-members. Elected officials can attend free of charge. To register or for more information, call the chamber at 704-892-1922.
Stephens, Jerry Trevale (B M, 34) Charge of Poss. Of A Controlled Substance, M (M), at 20457 West Catawba Ave, Cornelius, on 11/05/2014.
Dejesus, Leonardo Francisco (W M, 16) Charge of Poss. Of Drug Paraphernalia, M (M), at 10527 Meadow Crossing Ln, Cornelius, on 11/05/2014.
Nov. 18 Ingersoll Rand raised $1.27 million for United Way of the Carolinas, shattering the company goal of $1 million, and compelling United Way to induct them into the Million Dollar Club. Ingersoll Rand is the first company outside Charlotte to surpass the million dollar mark for United Way of Central Carolinas, joining Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Duke Energy and Carolinas HealthCare System. Recently, United Way’s Executive Director Jane McIntyre joined nearly 250 Ingersoll Rand employees at a victory celebration at Davidson campus.
It looks like the bridge over I-77 will close briefly one more time so that a massive superstructure complete with sailboat-like masts and cables can be erected safely.
Nov. 18 The Peninsula Club Foundation hosted 200 guests at The Peninsula Club Nov. 8 for its annual fundraising gala and million dollar bash. The Casino Royale themed event was emceed by WBTV news anchor Paul Cameron and featured a full casino, raffle prizes and live music by All Out Accoustical Band. The event raised over $100,000 which will be donated to local charities that serve residents of the North Mecklenburg community.
Nov. 19 Cornelius’ PARC Department will host a community workshop to gain insight on the park and greenway needs in Cornelius on Dec. 11 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The workshop will take place at Cornelius Town Hall. The current plans are out of date due to unprecedented growth and the public’s input will help determine the needs of the town's citizens in coming years. This will be the final meeting, and therefore, the community’s last opportunity to discuss the the parks and greenway master plan. More information: cornelius.org/parc.
Nov. 18 The second annual AmericCarna Live Car Show will take place on the Ingersll Rand corporate campus in Davidson Nov. 29. Sponsored by Ingersoll Rand and MSC Industrial Supply Co., the show will be hosted by Ray Evernham — former NASCAR championship crew chief. AmericCarna recently released its intial lineup, which will mesh celebrity cars and stars with hundreds of classic, custom and collector cars. The show is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Spectator admission is $5 per person. Kids under 10 are admitted for free. The show awards will be presented at 2:15 p.m. Additional features include live music from local bands, a Q&A with Ray Evernham, a silent auction, food vendors and a celebrity car corral.
- Town board can't decide on new commissioner, at least not yet
- Nov. 29 tree lighting
- Project for Innovation, Energy and Sustainability hosts Green Drinks Thursday
- Assessing the Risks of Genetically Engineered Crops
- Santa Claus is coming to town
- Police investigating home invasion in Robbins Park
- Aquesta Financial announces cash dividend
- Mayor Pro-tem Woody Washam hosts listening circle
Events Around Town
Saturday Nov 8 – 16
By Linda Daley
Davidson Community Players – Davidson
Join Davidson Community Players’ The Connie Company as they bring to life some of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters. This musical extravaganza will excite your imagination as you follow the Cat in the Hat and Jojo on whirlwind adventures discovering life lessons in loyalty and the importance of family and friendship. All tickets are $10. Tickets for the 1 p.m. Sunday show are still available. All other shows are sold out, but walkups are a possibility.
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