|The intersection at Catawba Avenue and Hwy 21 is among the top nine transportation projects in Cornelius|
By Dave Vieser
A draft analysis ranking nine Cornelius transportation projects to be paid for with previously approved bond money was unveiled at the Town Board’s July 21st meeting. The analysis, prepared by the town’s consultant, Parsons Brinckerhoff, rated improvements at the intersections of Highway 21/Westmoreland Road and Bailey Road/Highway 115 as having the most potential benefit, under a formula devised by the consultant.
July 31 The Lake Norman Carefree Boat Club provided boating experiences and education for local elementary school students in the YMCA Y-Readers program during four Mondays throughout the summer. The YMCA bused approximately 100 students to the Carefree Boat Club, located at King's Point Marina.
By Suzanne Fulton
When Esbith Andaya formed Insight Security, a home security and automation company in Cornelius, business was slow, but as the home building business grew during the past two years, so did Andaya’s. Thanks to builders who gave his company name to buyers, Insight Security “has tripled compared to last year,” he said.
“Housing = jobs,” trumpets the North Carolina Home Builders Association on its website. “The estimated one-year local impacts of building 100 single-family homes in a typical metro area include: $21.1 million in local income, $2.2 million in taxes and other revenue for local governments, and 324 local jobs.”
Back to school forum on bullying and cyberbullying hosted by Foundation for Respect Ability and Huntersville Police Department
July 31 The Foundation for Respect Ability, founded by Peninsula resident Arlene Berkman, will be teaming up with the Huntersville Police Department to present a community back-to-school open forum on bullying and cyberbullying. The forum will provide a dialog for parents and children to address issues with bullying and cyberbullying with a panel of area experts and to create awareness of available resources. The forum is on Tuesday, August 19 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Huntersville Police Department.
BY LINDA DALEY
Tea and the Beatles! We are in for a treat this weekend with cooler temps so get outside and enjoy it while it lasts! Historic Rural Hill is hosting its Miss May’s Garden Tea on Sunday afternoon. If tea and crumpets isn’t your thing, head to the Davidson village green on Sunday night and listen to one of the most popular Concert on the Green series with the Beatles Tribute Band “Backbeat.”
|Photo by Michael Brennan of Big Brothers Big Sisters|
|The water slide is a big hit every year|
Year No. 10 of Big Day at the Lake got under way Saturday July 19 with the traditional “Blessing of the Fleet” led by Rev. Travis Norton, pastor of Community in Christ Lutheran Church.
July 30 Eric Taylor is the new broker-in-charge at Lake Norman Realty's Denver office.
Meanwhile, the Cornelius-based firm has five new agents: Jo Anne Barron, Bob Crowley, Cami Ferguson, Kristi Lauffenburger and Jenifer MacDonald.
July 21 - July 27, 2014, as reported by the Cornelius Police Department.
Robinson, Paula Hanna (W F, 46) Charge of Assault&battery/simple Affray/simple Assault, M (M), at 20430 West Catawba Ave, Cornelius, on 07/21/2014.
Miller, Clarence Rafford (B M, 61) Charge of Order For Arrest, F (F), at 19621 S Ferry St, Cornelius, on 07/22/2014.
- Three school board members endorse Bradford
- Cornelius Pine Lake Prep student qualifies for national sailing event
- Open House time changes at J.V. Washam Elementary
- Dee Gilroy: A passionate warrior in her own right
- Eighth annual Cornelius Concert Series sponsored by the music ministry of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church
- Lake Norman Chamber accepting high school juniors for leadership program
- Pack the Patrol Car with the Cornelius Police Department
- Cornelius is a wine region unto itself. Of course, that will improve with age