July 7 - July 20, 2014, as reported by the Cornelius Police Department.
Mylett, Patrick Michael (W M, 20) Charge of Underage Consumption, M (M), at 21698 Crown Harbor Dr, Cornelius, on 07/11/2014.
Johnson, Leonard Wade (W M, 47) Charge of Poss. Of Drug Paraphernalia, M (M), at 11000 Will Knox Rd, Cornelius, on 07/11/2014.
July 24The Community Arts Project, a non-profit serving the Lake Norman area through art experiences and education, will dissolve at the end of August. The 15-year-old organization, which competed with the Cornelius Arts Center, suffered from diminishing contributed and earned income."
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Dear EarthTalk: Recent news coverage of the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 reminded us all again of how much debris, including plastic, is in our oceans. To what extent is this a real problem that threatens ocean or human health? -- Margaret Ainsworth, Philadelphia, PA
The so-far in-vain search for Flight 370 has indeed stirred up interest in the growing problem of ocean debris as objects thought to possibly be plane parts have repeatedly turned out to be just floating trash.
July 24 Cornelius Arts Center is holding an open call for local submissions to our Community Teacup Project. Accepted teacups will be on display during the Opening Reception, Tawba Walk, and for the duration of the exhibit.
To learn more about teacup requirements and how to submit a piece, please visit the SUBMISSION FORM. All submissions are due by September 1.
The Foundation for Respect Ability partners with the Huntersville Police Department for a back to school forum on bullying and cyberbullying
July 25 The Foundation for Respect Ability, founded by Peninsula resident Arlene Berkman, has teamed up with the Huntersville Police Department for 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 4-6 pm at the Huntersville Police Department, Community Room, 9630 Julian Clark Ave, Huntersville, NC 28078.
July 24 The LKN Kiwanis Club Golf Tournament will be held on August 18. Registration and lunch will take place at noon, with the tournament starting at 1:00 pm. The tournament will be held at Cowan’s Ford Country Club, and all proceeds will go to serving children in our surrounding communities.
Interested golfers can register at http://www.golfdigestplanner.com/26139-2014LKNKiwanisGolf/.
July 25 Students, parents and community members are invited to J.V. Washam Elementary School in Cornelius to meet the new principal, Paula Rao, on Thursday, Aug. 14, from 3 to 4 pm and 6 to 7 pm in the Media Center. Both sessions will be identical and feature a brief presentation and opportunity to ask questions.
Rao, who started at the school July 1, most recently served as principal at Greenway Path Elementary School in Charlotte. She has been with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools since 2001.
BY LINDA DALEY
We are in for a hot, steamy weekend so it might be a good time to check out some indoor events. This weekend the Davidson Community Players continue their showing of Unnecessary Farce. The Warehouse Performing Arts Center is featuring the Chuckleheads for a family and adult show. Finally, Bella Love is presenting a Variety Show at the Oak Street Mill. If you want to cool down in the water, the Cornelius PARC Department with My Aloha Paddle Sports will be providing Stand up Paddleboard lessons at their new location on W. Catawba Avenue on Sunday from 3:30 – 5:30. For details, see the information below.
- Widen I-77 group plans info meeting July 24
- Movies@McGuire features 'Rio 2' on July 25 at the EnergyExplorium
- More change at Exit 28 DDI coming in August
- Bailey field dedication ceremony
- Aquesta Bank hires branch manager for new Huntersville location
- Ken Dresser of Rotary Club of North Mecklenburg named District Governor
- Harris Teeter reopens after power outage
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