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.
Oct. 16 Cornelius Today’s “Old-Fashioned BBQ and Candidate Forum” Friday features NC House District 98 candidates John Bradford and Natasha Marcus.
Oct. 15 The Bethel Presbyterian Church will host Trunk or Treat Oct. 26 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The annual, free event includes a hot dog dinner, an appearance from the Bruster’s ice cream truck, a bounce castle, a video game truck, prizes, candy and much more. Children are encouraged to dress in their Halloween costumes. More information: Bethel-pc.org.
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.
Hough has an opportunity to earn as much as $100,000 in grants to go toward purchasing technology that will benefit current and future students.
Students, teachers, and all members of the community are encouraged to make a daily commitment to safe driving by going to the website www.celebratemydrive.com.
- 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'
- Gift to Rotary
- Parks master plan workshop tonight
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...