|Artist rendering of Dunkin Donuts|
Oct. 1 Watch out dieters, the new Dunkin Donuts, as well as other other retail shops, are coming to West Catawba Avenue just to the west of Magnolia Estates. The old car wash has been torn down and a soon-to-be-built Dunkin Donuts will include a drive-through window.
Sept. 29 Cornelius Today’s “Old-Fashioned BBQ and Candidate Forum” Oct. 17 pits NC House District 98 candidates John Bradford and Natasha Marcus against each other. The setting is a traditional barbecue, with community-wide conversation and one-on-one time with the next person to represent North Mecklenburg in Raleigh.
It’s a good thing the seasons change otherwise I’d never think to check those smoke alarms and air filters. The wonderful change in the weather brings not only relief from the heat and humidity but also reminds us to change, remove, and clean household things that we otherwise don’t think about.
September 23 - September 30, 2014, as reported by the Cornelius Police Department.
Dennison, Brent Domenic (W M, 22) Charge of Poss. Of A Controlled Substance, M (M), at 20700 Sterling Bay Ln W, Cornelius, on 09/25/2014.
Sheard, Brian Kenneth (W M, 53) Charge of Impaired Driving D W I, M (M), at 19305 West Catawba Ave, Cornelius, on 09/28/2014.
Davis, Jonathan Ogechi (B M, 29) Charge of Poss. Of Drug Paraphernalia, M (M), at 20503 Spring St, Cornelius, on 09/28/2014.
Meta blind-spot: A school bus at Jetton
By Dave Vieser
While the NC Department of Transportation has delayed repaving Jetton Road until next spring, there are no plans right now to make the four-lane highway safer for cyclists and North Meck residents who use it for recreation, not to mention children who wait for school buses.
Sept. 29 Billionaire David Murdock, the founder of the North Carolina Research Campus, is giving $15 million a year in perpetuity to the David H. Murdock Research Institute.
Early voting starts Oct. 23 at Cornelius Town Hall
|John Bradford||Natasha Marcus|
By Dave Yochum
Republican John Bradford III defeated former Cornelius Mayor Lynette Rinker and North Meck GOP leader Sharon Hudson in the House District 98 primary. Will a Democratic homemaker and community volunteer from Davidson defeat him in the Nov. 4 general election?
Oct.. 2 through Oct. 18
By Linda Daley
The Catawba Riverkeepers and Save Our Lake Organization will be outSaturday for the annual “Big Sweep.” Why not spend a few hours to help clean up an island on Lake Norman? And you can’t miss Cornelius’ own “All American Dog Show” Saturday evening. Details, lots more things to do. Click here.
- The business side of art: Time for a local arts council?
- The white minority: Progressive thinkers get a leg up on change
- East-bound lanes open on DDI
- Cornelius PARC Department asks citizen to help with the Comprehensive Parks and Greenways Master Plan
- Cornelius PARC Department and Bella Love Inc. host LaketoberFest
- Huntersville hosts its 2nd Annual Community Fall Festival
- Power outage along Jetton Road
- Threats to Air Quality
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