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Environmentalists hail biochar, a form of charcoal derived from baking biomass, as a savior of soils damaged by agricultural overuse and pollution that can sequester significant amounts of carbon dioxide in the process.
Dear EarthTalk: What is biochar and how can it help reduce my carbon footprint?
Ivester Jackson listing: 4222 Fox Brook Lane in Morrocroft for $5.95 million
Dec. 17 Cornelius-based Ivester Jackson Christie’s International will open an office later this month in one of the top office buildings in Southpark.
Szot, Peggy Leanne (W F, 45) Charge of Driving While License Revoked, M (M), at 10847 Meadow Crossing Ln, Cornelius, on 11/25/2014.
Daigle, Ted Jay (W M, 37) Charge of Order For Arrest, M (M), at 10847 Meadow Crossing Ln, Cornelius, on 11/25/2014.
Thomas, John Byron (W M, 27) Charge of Larceny Misdemeanor, M (M), at 10316 Squire`s Way, Cornelius, on 11/27/2014.
Dec. 16 It was a big night at Cornelius Town Hall Monday, with a soon-to-be U.S. Senator in attendance, two swearing-ins, multiple public comments and one disappointed nominee for the fifth seat on the Town Board.
During public comments former Mayor Pro Tem Susan Medlin stood up and argued for more diversity on the Town Board, which consists of five men.
By Dave Yochum
Dec. 12 Mayor Chuck Travis says he will run for a second term in the 2015 municipal election. Travis, who ran unopposed in the 2013 elections, spoke at yesterday’s Newsmakers Breakfast hosted by Cornelius Today and Business Today.
The non-partisan local elections will be held in November; filing opens July 3. Travis was elected to the Town Board in 2009 and is in his second term.
He said one of his goals is to make Cornelius a true lake town with more access to Lake Norman for all residents, not just lakefront homeowners.
|Kiwanians Jim Christol, Russ Wert, Arlene Arciero and Principal Paula Rao recognize Terrific Kids at JV Washam for 'courage.'|
The Lake Norman Kiwanis Club launched its Terrific Kids program recently at JV Washam Elementary School. Terrific Kids is a student recognition program that promotes character development, positive self-esteem, and perseverance.
At their Monday Dec. 15 meeting, Cornelius commissioners are expected to select a new commissioner to replace John Bradford, who was elected to the NC House in November. Monday will mark his final day on the Cornelius Town Board.
Prior to the selection of their new commissioner, the board will formally recognize Bradford for his service to the town.
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Events Around Town
Dec. 11 through Dec. 22
By Linda Daley
If you have had enough of moving Elf on the Shelf around to trick the kids then how about helping Sven and Rosie save The Snow Queen and Christmas! The ACTivate Community through Theater will have an audience participation play for children ages 3+ at the Armour Street Theater this Saturday. Then grab your spot at the Peninsula Yacht Club for the 18th Annual Lighted Boat Parade. Weather is looking great!
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