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Incidents, Arrests and Citations as reported by the Cornelius Police Department Nov. 12

Incidents 191030075 Damage Property 16801 West Catawba Av 21:16:36 10/30/19 ACT Rivens, Thomas Jr 191102062 Fraud 19501 W Catawba Av 23:56:22 11/02/19 ACT Irish Cue 191104019 Larceny 21020 N Main St 08:07:00 11/04/19 ACT Gillespie, Nathaniel Harrison 191104072 Larceny 21436 Sandy Cove Rd 20:21:28 11/04/19 ACT Greif, Steve Michael   Arrests 191030008 (F) Possession Sch […]


Hundreds attend Veteran’s Day ceremony behind Town Hall

Nov. 11. More than 300 people attended the traditional Veteran’s Day Ceremony at Town Hall today under brilliant sunshine. Country music star Rocky Lynne sang as well as the Hough High Choir, which performed the traditional Armed Forces Medley. The backdrop was the Veteran’s Monument at Rotary Plaza where thousands of local names are inscribed […]

Didi Wayland attended the 2015 Veterans Day celebration at Town Hall

Veterans Day ceremony 11 am, Nov. 11

American Legion Post 86 will host a Veterans Day ceremony at 11 am Monday Nov. 11 on the lawn behind Cornelius Town Hall. The traditional Veterans Day Program is held adjacent to the Veterans Monument at Rotary Plaza. The 21-gun salute by Post 86 is a tradition and always memorable for adults and children alike. […]

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Cornelius attorney pleads guilty to tax fraud

Nov. 8.   Cornelius attorney John Francis Hanzel has pleaded guilty to filing a false tax return. Hanzel was indicted by US Attorney Andrew Murray on three counts of filing false tax returns back in April. A sentencing date has not been set. He has already been disbarred. But he was a happening 70-year-old with a […]


He said, she said: Gilroys address election loss

Nov. 8. By Dave Yochum. Cornelius Commissioner Dave Gilroy has congratulated all five Town Board winners after an “unbelievably hard” election that saw both he and wife Diane come in sixth place and seventh place, respectively, in the race for just five seats on the town’s governing body. Dave Gilroy had won seven previous elections, […]

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Drivers: Let’s pay closer attention to pedestrians

Nov. 8. By Dave Yochum. With sunset occurring during the evening commute, community leaders in Cornelius are urging drivers to slow down and take extra care on our streets. “With the sun setting near 5 p.m., it is getting late earlier as more folks are driving home in the dark. And with nightfall comes a […]

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Modern Dad: These are a few of my favorite drinks

By Jon Show. I’m constantly telling my kids to drink water because … I don’t know. Hydration is important? Twelve glasses of water a day just seems excessive. I’m not questioning science but I’m fairly certain I had 12 glasses of water my entire childhood and here I am. Still alive. I think my problem […]

Cornelius Elementary School 2019-2020 Q1 Honor Roll

  3rd Grade A Honor Roll Bavis, Sophia Burns, Jordan Corbett, Liam D’Agostino, Caterina Falcone, Jack Hang, Yijing Hotze, Margaret Jorgensen, Sawyer Kamphongthai, Alexis Mancini, Adriana Mastin, Luke Mazzia, Caden McGee, Carter McGowan, Leah Pryce, Katherine Swenson, Ambria   4th Grade A Honor Roll Alfonso, Jordan Ben-Yohanan, Ellinor Beshears, Benjamin Bhandiwad, Sumanyu Bissette, Bernice Campbell, […]

Events Nov. 7 – Nov. 13

This “ruff” week beings with the Rural Hill Annual Sheep Dog Trials starting on Friday.  Saturday has the Rags to Riches car Cruise-In which features a variety of cars.  Veterans day is on Monday.  Huntersville, Davidson, and Cornelius all have their own celebrations and parades.  Be sure to check out the Cornelius Today Photo Exhibit on Nov. 14 at Truliant in Cornelius.   Thursday, Nov. […]

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Gilroys lose, Sisson wins, the Duke is back

Nov. 5. By Dave Yochum. In a surprise for the ages, long-time Cornelius Commissioner Dave Gilroy has lost his bid for re-election, coming in sixth in a seven-way race for Town Board. He came in ahead of only one person, his wife Diane “Dee” Gilroy. She lost, too, a set-back for a single household. Political observers and the […]