Oct 20 The Mooresville/Lake Norman Young Leaders of the United Way of Central Carolinas is hosting Rock United, its inaugural fundraiser. The event onSaturday, Oct. 25, will run from 2-6 p.m. at the t the Oak Street Mill in Cornelius. There will be live music, food and craft vendors, beer, wine, games, a silent auction and more. Admission is $5. Children under 12 are free. All proceeds go toward the 2014 United Way Campaign. Tickets may be purchased at the event or online at Eventbrite: www.eventbrite.com/e/rock-united-tickets-13354637079.
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Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that playing on artificial turf fields can cause cancer? If so, how can I minimize exposure for my sports-loving kids?
Just when you thought it was safe to play soccer on that brand new synthetic turf field, it may be time to think again.
By Dave Vieser
Residents and students around Lake Norman are being asked to make a daily safe driving commitment on the internet for Hough High School from now through Oct. 24 as part of State Farm's "Celebrate My Drive" program.
Oct. 17 The 2014 Annual Cruise-In Car Show, hosted at Cornelius Presbyterian Church, will be Oct. 18 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Same day registration is $20 and all proceeds will benefit the church. Awards will be given at 12:30 p.m. The event includes a variety of food and refreshments, a raffle and fun activities for kids. More information: new.corneliuspcusa.org.
Oct. 16 Friends and people close to SouthLake Church and SouthLake Christian Academy are asking friends to pray for the leaders of both institutions as they come to grips with improprieties.
Financial losses are said to be well into the six figures.
Oct. 17 The Town of Cornelius and American Legion Post 86 will host their annual Veterans Day Program at the Cornelius Veterans Monument at Rotary Plaza and the Cornelius Town Hall lawn at 11 am Tuesday, Nov. 11.
Oct. 16 At their Monday Oct. 20 meeting, Cornelius commissioners are expected to consider a $30,000 funding request for Safe Alliance, a victims advocate service jointly funded by Cornelius, Huntersville and Davidson. The $30,000 would represent two years of town funding at $15,000 annually.
- Bethel Presbyterian Church hosts Trunk or Treat
- The Lucky Cat Program hosts the PawBrokers Party on National Feral Cat Day
- Cornelius police coverage scaled back at Exit 28 construction zone
- BBQ comes to downtown Cornelius
- Plastic Bag Bans
- LNTC head says Red Line 'stuck on stop'
- Getting into the lake: Symposium at Davidson College Oct. 21
- Based on AdWords, Google says we're N.C.'s No. 1 'eCity'
Events Around Town
Oct. 15 through Oct. 25
By Linda Daley
This time of year seems to be heavy with politics and pumpkins and no shortage of either if you have watched TV or driven around. This Saturday kicks off the first of the Pumpkin Runs in Mooresville. Bring your friends and family for a fun day that benefits Bright Blessings. Another great fall event this Saturday is...