April 15 The Cornelius PARC and North Carolina Community Sailing and Rowing (NCCSR) are launching a new adult sailing class, designed to assist new sailors in learning the broad span of skills needed to become confident and successful on the water. NCCSR promotes a well-rounded knowledge of the sport and encourages sailors to continue this development by actively pursuing time on the water through participation in social sails and adult racing.
April 2014 - There’s a bully in my back yard. He swoops in, scatters everyone in the area, makes sure his presence is known, puffs himself up in pride, and then leaves as soon as he sees that everyone gets his message. His name is Mr. Mocking Bird.
The Charlotte Bronze Hand Bell Choir will perform at 7 pm May 17 in the Family Life Center at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church. Charlotte Bronze is a community ensemble under the direction of nationally acclaimed director and composer Timothy H Waugh. The group was formed in March of 2011 and consists of 20 core members ranging in age from 14 to 60. The group's primary focus includes education and performance of the art of hand bell ringing in the local community. Mt. Zion is located at 19600 Zion St. in Cornelius. A free will offering will be taken at this event to defray costs for this concert.
Feb. 11,- March 24, 2014, as reported by the Cornelius Police Department.
Torrence, Harold Jackson (B M, 62) Charge of Failure To Appear, M (M), at 20776 E. Catawba Ave, Cornelius, on 03/25/2014.
Rivens, Walter Edell (B M, 55) Charge of Probation Violation, M (M), at 19810 N Ferry St, Cornelius, on 03/27/2014.
April 15 Cornelius Mayor Pro-tem Woody Washam will hold a “listening circle” on Tuesday April 22 in the club house at Bailey's Glen, 12100 Meetinghouse Drive. “One of the primary functions of any elected official should be to keep his constituents informed about what is happening and to listen and respond to the ideas, thoughts, and concerns of their citizens,” Washam said. “One of the commitments I made to the people of Corrnelius when I was running for Town Commissioner was to host listening circles throughout the town and to incorporate the ideas and wishes of Cornelius citizens into the town’s priorities. The meeting starts at 10 a.m. at the Bailey’s Glen Clubhouse.
The Town of Cornelius and The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce are hosting a public meeting on the Diverging Diamond Interchange at 7 pm April 24 at Cornelius Town Hall.
The public is invited to attend this meeting to learn more about what will happen when NCDOT converts Exit 28 from a standard configuration to a Diverging Diamond Interchange.
Aquesta Bank is starting work on its first branch on the east side of Cornelius. The branch is in the former gym on the left side of the Food Lion shopping center, across the mini-roundabout from Gabi’s Coffee Shop.
Bethel Presbyterian Church will host an Easter Egg Hunt 3-4:30 pm Saturday April 19. The historic church is at 19920 Bethel Church Road.
The Family Life Center will be rocking with Easter Experience Stations that include games, crafts, snacks, glow in the dark eggs and other special surprises for toddlers through fifth grade.