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NC, with 11 coronavirus deaths per 10,000, is below states like SC, Texas, NJ

March 5. By Dave Yochum. With the help of Johns Hopkins University data, we analyzed cumulative state-by-state data around COVID-19 cases per 10,000 and deaths per 10,000. North Carolina‚Äôs cumulative totals are 869 cases per 10,000 and 11 deaths per 10,000. Neighboring South Carolina, which has had a history of fewer COVID restrictions, came in […]

Cameryn Elise is the name of the proposed apartment project on West Catawba

Hearing on W. Catawba apartment proposal on Monday

March 5. By Dave Vieser. A mixed-use project on West Catawba will be the subject of a Cornelius Planning Board public hearing this Monday March 8 beginning at 6:30 pm. Some neighbors have spoken out against developer Jake Palillo’s plan. Palillo is seeking rezoning to develop approximately 12.2 acres on West Catawba Avenue between Harbor […]

Ponzi schemer pleads guilty

March 5. Anyone can say anything. What he or she does is another thing. Here’s what Andrew “Diamond Drew” Lovett said in 2012: “I am proud that Safari Minerals has been able to achieve all it has thus far while following a strict code of ethical business practices and sound financial discipline.” Here’s what he […]

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Mmm recipes: Confections for Good from Ada Jenkins

March 5. Here are a couple of sensational treats you can make at home, courtesy of Ada Jenkins Center’s recent Confections for Good contest. The winners: Gluten-Free Baked Caramel Corn submitted by Brenda Barger (most votes) and Chocolate Tart with Shortbread Crust submitted by Nora Barger (most donations). All in all, Ada Jenkins raised more […]

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Police Blotter: Incidents, arrests and citations Feb. 24- March 2

Reported by Cornelius Police Dept. Incidents Incident Nature Incident address Reported Disposition Victim/Complainant 210224052 Fraud 17110 Kenton Dr 12:05:13 02/24/21 ASN Farrell, Courtney 210225047 Larceny 18724 Statesville Rd 08:37:39 02/25/21 ASN Aggrey, Grace 210225096 B&E Vehicle 19605 Smith Cr 14:00:04 02/25/21 INA Adrong, Hrina 210225126 B&E Residential 19601 Center St 18:13:00 02/25/21 ASN Wright, Linda […]


Weekend weather: Sunny

March 5. Friday starts it off: Five or six days of sunny weather, albeit a little cooler today (high near 55), Saturday (54) and Sunday (54). If you’re thinking about putting your plants outside, here are the nightly lows: Friday, 33; Saturday, 29; Sunday, 28; and Monday 33. Warm up: The National Weather Service forecasts […]


One year into this, statewide positivity rate falls to 4.2%

March 4. By Dave Yochum. The decline is the median number of new COVID cases during the past week (2,643) vs. the past month (3,227) is continuing in North Carolina. The new case volume is down 18 percent this past week compared to the past 31 days, based on data from Johns Hopkins University. But […]

Area behind Summit Coffee, Pickled Peach getting a makeover

March 4. That sweet community gathering area behind Summit Coffee and The Pickled Peach in Davidson is getting a makeover. The playground will be moved and improved, brick walkways will be expanded, and water hydrants will be installed for use by the Davidson Farmers Market. During construction the Davidson Farmer’s Market will move down into […]

Brown U president will discuss higher ed post-COVID

March 4. If you’re pondering the value of a college education in the 21st century, a Davidson College Zoom lecture on the evening of March 17 will be helpful, and it’s open to the public. Some of the problems in US higher education that existed before the pandemic have worsened over the past year. Dr. […]

‘Rounding Third’ up to bat

March 4. “Rounding Third,” a play about two Little League coaches where the audience is the stand-in for the team, will be held outdoors at Armour Street Theater 307 Armour St. in Davidson. Performances Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays March 25 to April 4, at 7:30pm, Sundays at 2 pm. Tickets, info at $15: http://www.davidsoncommunityplayers.org/