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Our Towns Habitat honors true servant leaders

Sept. 21. Our Towns Habitat for Humanity has given the Founders Award to Paul and Judy Leonard for their more than 30-year commitment to the Cornelius-based non-profit. At the inaugural Builder’s Bash—which raised more than $45,000 for new home construction—Chris Ahearn, CEO of Our Towns Habitat, said the Leonards embody servant leadership. “Years ago, they had […]

Mooresville/Lake Norman Days of Caring

It’s not too late to volunteer for United Way of Central Carolinas Mooresville/Lake Norman Days of Caring, Sept. 22 – Sept. 26. This annual event gives volunteers the opportunity to roll up their sleeves and work together to make an impact in the community. Days of Caring includes 12 volunteer projects across Mooresville, Troutman, Davidson, […]


Allen Tate forms joint venture with Pennsylvania-based realty giant

Sept. 20. For people buying and selling homes, the new joint venture between Allen Tate Cos. and Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, the largest family-owned real estate company in the nation, will be seamless. Signs and logos will not change. The move creates an East Coast/Mid-Atlantic/Midwest giant with more than 11,000 agents and employees in […]


How to help Florence victims

Sept. 20. By Dave Yochum. UPDATED 8 AM. Clothing and food drives are coming out of the woodwork as coastal North Carolina dries out from a Tropical Storm Florence, an event that brought devastation of historic proportions. It’s a good idea to know who you’re supporting and whether or not they have an adequate logistics […]

Events Sept 20 – Sept 30

The community will gather tonight for an annual prayer vigil at the Davidson Village Green. After the violence in Charlottesville, Va. last year, the Confederate soldiers’ monument on Zion Avenue was vandalized, leading Joel Simpson, the former associate pastor at Mt. Zion United Methodist, to organize a prayer vigil. Tonight’s event is at 7 p.m. Tell friends and family to Get […]

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

Incidents Incident Nature Incident address Reported Disposition Victim/Complainant 180905049 Larceny 19519 Smithville Ln 18:52:06 09/05/18 ACT Cunningham, Faith Michelle 180908024 Damage Property 18809 West Catawba Av 09:26:22 09/08/18 ACT Tinsley & Terry CPA’s, PA 180908029 Damage Property 18809 West Catawba Av 10:18:39 09/08/18 ACT Pope Counseling Services 180908030 Larceny 20740 Torrence Chapel Rd 10:23:40 09/08/18 […]

Town Hall

Cornelius votes 4-1 to establish educational study commission

  Sept. 18. By Dave Yochum. Cornelius Commissioner Michael Miltich has a new job no one wanted: Representing Cornelius on a brand-new committee organized by a school system that doesn’t want give us any money. It’s more tit for tat in what’s becoming a monumental fight between urban and suburban interests in Mecklenburg County education. […]

Pounding for Parker Gala Oct. 4

The Pounding For Parker Foundation Gala Oct. 4 at Sweet Magnolia Estate features a live and silent auction, a wine pull, raffles, chef-prepared food stations, wine and beer, live music by Dead Man’s Banjo and much more. Tickets are $100 each, or $800 for a reserved table of eight.  Reserved tables provide a designated home […]

Come hungry: Bethel BBQ is Sept. 27

Bethel Presbyterian Church will host their annual barbecue and silent auction on Thursday Sept. 27. This year proceeds will help support the Charlotte Rescue Mission and the One7 Ministries. BBQ sandwiches, plates and 1 lb. containers will be sold from 11 am to 7 pm. The silent auction and quilt sale will be held in […]

Newsmakers Breakfast Sept. 26 on thinking behind public, charter schools

The thinking behind the charter school debate—more so than the politics—will be the subject of a Newsmakers Breakfast Sept. 26 at The Peninsula Club. Thought leaders Karen Bentley, a former Mecklenburg County Commissioner, and Jim Fuller, a member of the Davidson Board of Commissioners, will field questions for the better part of an hour over […]