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.
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. Press release from Aquesta
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.
|Photo by Tony Bernard, Flickr|
Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that playing on artificial turf fields can cause cancer? If so, how can I minimize exposure for my sports-loving kids?
Just when you thought it was safe to play soccer on that brand new synthetic turf field, it may be time to think again.
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.
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.
- 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
- Bethel Presbyterian Church hosts Trunk or Treat
- The Lucky Cat Program hosts the PawBrokers Party on National Feral Cat Day
- Cornelius police coverage scaled back at Exit 28 construction zone
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.