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Celebrate Cinco De Mayo

Here’s a list for those that want to observe Cinco De Mayo with a fiesta or Mexican cuisine. Lake Norman Social Districts 4pm-midnight. Join Thigs & Old Town Public House for Lake Norman Social Districts first ever Cinco De Mayo Bar Crawl. Street tacos and empanadas by Freshly Cracked. Music by Dj OP, 5-9 pm […]

Planning board takes up changes to Alexander Farm plan May 16

May 4. The Planning Board will hold a special meeting on Monday, May 16 to consider a recommendation on a proposed amendment to the previously approved rezoning plan for the Alexander Farm. The amendment proposes an increase in the number of senior apartments from 130 to 143 units, as well as the plan to preserve […]

Raptor Center Executive Director Jim Warren passes away

May 4. Jim Warren, the executive director of The Carolina Raptor Center in Huntersville, passed away Friday due to cancer. He had been with Raptor Center for 16 years, 11 as executive director. Earlier this year he announced plans to retire in June. “I feel fortunate to have served at Jim’s side,” said Julie Knutson, […]

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Town manager’s proposed $28 million budget calls for penny tax increase

May 3. By Dave Vieser. The proposed $28.35 million municipal budget unveiled Monday evening by Cornelius Town Manager Andrew Grant contains a one cent increase in the town tax rate, which would cost a family with a home valued at $450,000 an additional $45 a year. If adopted by the Town Board, the tax rate […]

Homes damaged by Hugo / Duke Energy Archives

It’s Hurricane Preparedness Week. Here’s why.

May 3. While hurricane season runs from June 1 through Nov. 30, this is Hurricane Preparedness Week. After all, it takes time to prepare. And if you think this part of North Carolina is relatively immune from serious hurricane damage, think again. Hugo dealt a devastating blow to Charlotte and environs in September of 1989. […]


Boat host registration is open for Big Day at the Lake 18

May 3. Boaters are encouraged to sign up early to host a Big/Little team for  Big Day at the Lake. Big Day at the Lake will be Saturday, July 16 and Boat Hosts are needed to take the Bigs and Littles out on Lake Norman for a morning full of fun before the picnic at […]

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Weekly Agenda May 2-8: Brew festival, free movie, music

Trying to figure out what to do? This calendar, published weekly on Mondays, can point you to some of the best options in Lake Norman. Here’s a look at what’s coming up: May 2  Cardio Funk  6:30-7:30 pm Mondays. Drop in for this high-energy class at Bailey Road Recreation Center. $10 per class, pay at […]

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FY 2023 budget will be released tonight

May 2. The 2023 Fiscal Year town budget is scheduled to be released at tonight’s Town Board Meeting. Town Manager Andrew Grant will provide the details for the commissioners; highlights of the $28 million spending plan will be available for residents online beginning Tuesday May 3. The current 2022 fiscal year budget is $26.1 million, […]

Join the Town of Davidson on Saturday for Town Day on the Green

May 2. The Town of Davidson’s annual Town Day celebration will be held on Saturday, May 7 on the town green. Residents are encouraged to walk or ride their bikes to the green because  May is National Bike Month. There will be a “bike corral” near the Town of Davidson booth, and the town will […]

Police blotter: Incidents, arrests and citations April 20-26

As reported by Cornelius Police Dept. Incidents Incident Nature Incident address Reported Disposition Victim/Complainant 220420068 Larceny 17111 Statesville Rd 15:37:00 04/20/22 CLO Home Depot 220420074 Larceny 17111 Statesville Rd 16:34:00 04/20/22 CLO Home Depot 220421011 Larceny 19530 Mount Zion Py 01:08:24 04/21/22 ASN Truesdale, Rosetta 220421075 B&E Vehicle 19000 Jetton Rd 10:25:00 04/21/22 ASN Goldman, […]