UPDATE Oct. 24 Early voting was doing a brisk business all around the county today, including the locations we checked: Cornelius Town Hall, the County Library in Huntersville and University.
Candidates range from Mecklenburg County Sheriff to U.S. Senator, as well as N.C. House (Natasha Marcus vs. John Bradford) and Mecklenburg County Commissioners at Town Hall.
Oct. 22 Aquesta Financial Holdings says third-quarter operating income was $462,000 compared to year ago net income of $409,000 during the same year-ago quarter.
For the nine months ended Sept. 30, net income was $1.3 million vs. $1.1 million for the same period in 2013. Press release from Aquesta
Net interest income for the third quarter of 2014 increased to $2.2 million from $2 million. Total assets increased to $250.7 million at Sept. 30, 2014 compared to $233.9 million at year-end 2013.
“We are very pleased about the excellent growth in our loan portfolio, core deposits and earnings for the quarter and year to date.
Oct. 13 - Oct 19, 2014, as reported by the Cornelius Police Department.
Rivens, Walter Edell (B M, 55) Charge of Larceny Of Property, M (M), at 19810 N Ferry St, Cornelius, on 10/17/2014.
Sigmon, Danielle Nichole (W F, 28) Charge of Poss. Of A Controlled Substance, M (M), at 18405 Statesville Rd, Cornelius, on 10/17/2014.
Oct. 22 The Cornelius-Lemley Fire & Rescue Annual Chicken BBQ will be held this Saturday, Oct. 25 starting at11 am at Station #1, 19729 S. Main Street. Adult plates include 1/2 BBQ Chicken, beans, slaw, bread and dessert, as well as tea or coffee for $9.
Wes Southern, Jim Puckett remember a legend
Oct. 23 Robert Cashion, the patriarch of the Cashion family and the Cashion’s Quik Stop chain in North Mecklenburg, passed away at his homeplace in Cornelius on October 13th.
Former Mecklenburg County Commissioner Jim Puckett said Mr. Cashion was "an icon, gentleman, irreplaceable. A good and faithful Christian servant."
Oct. 21 The Autumn Corp. is now accepting job applications for their new skilled nursing facility in Cornelius located on Zion Avenue. The 102 bed facility is scheduled to open in December.
Individuals with medical background or in caring for senior citizens are encouraged to apply. It is the company's policy to provide jobs, wherever possible, for those who live in the local community.
Oct. 22 In one of the mostly lightly attended town board meetings in recent memory, the Cornelius commissioners agreed to a $30,000 funding request Monday evening Oct. 20 from Safe Alliance, a victim's advocate group which functions within the Cornelius Police Department.
By Dave Vieser
Oct. 20 The opening of the second westbound lane carrying traffic over I-77 at the DDI/Exit 28 has been pushed back from Oct. 22 to Nov. 1 according to Town Manager Anthony Roberts. He unveiled the unpleasant news at the Town Board's Oct. 20 meeting.
- Rock United Saturday at Oak Street Mill
- Artificial Turf Issues
- Cornelius Presbyterian Church hosts the Cruise-In Car Show
- Veterans Day observances next to Town Hall Nov. 11
- Candidate forum and BBQ Friday at Town Hall
- Safe driving pledges could net $100K for Hough High
- SouthLake senior pastor resigns
- Safe Alliance funding to be considered by Town Board Monday
Events Around Town
Oct. 24 through Nov. 8
By Linda Daley
This weekend is calling for Boo-tiful weather and lots of local Halloween events. Grab the kids and head to downtown Davidson Friday night for the traditional Halloween March. Another tradition is the Ghost Walk at Latta Plantation. Historic Rural Hill and Queens Landing will host Halloween/Oktoberfest events as well.
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