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Jetton power outage not related to Electricities outage Thursday

Sept. 15. Electric power went out Sunday morning for nearly 900 Duke Energy customers in Cornelius, mostly down Jetton Road. Duke said power would be restored around 12:30 pm but it came back on at about 10:23 am having gone out 90 minutes before. This part of the Duke Energy grid has suffered through a […]


Amazing Maize Maze cancelled

The Amazing Maize Maze at the historic Rural Hill plantation in Huntersville has been cancelled because of near-drought conditions over the last few weeks.  A major source of funding for their cultural and education programs, it puts the 501c3 in a challenging situation. Meanwhile, the promoters of the Warrior Dash, which was held back in […]


Cornelius Today photo contest open til Sept. 15

Cornelius Today is holding an amateur photography contest between now and Sept. 15. Winning entries must focus on Cornelius scenes and be suitable for the October cover of Cornelius Today. First prize is a $100 gift certificate from 131 Main. There will also be two second prizes of $75 gift certificates from 131 Main as well as three third-place/$50 […]

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Author tackles drug addiction in book for teens

By Debbie Griffin. Years of motherhood and work on the front lines of the pharmaceutical industry inspired Cornelius resident Laura Happe to write her book, “If You Give an Ox an Oxy.” She can celebrate turning that inspiration into publication now that the book is on presale through all major outlets. Aug. 6 marks the […]

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Food fight! Eat and support Ada Jenkins Oct. 5

The Ada Jenkins Center’s Third Annual Food Fight will be Saturday, Oct. 5 on the premises of the center at 212 Gamble St. in Davidson. The family event features restaurants, caterers and talented chefs competing for best dish honors. Categories include Mac’N’Cheese, Barbecue, Salads and Desserts. Participants include Bonjour Y’all Bakery, BOUK Catering, The Brickhouse […]

Events September 12 – September 18

Langtree Live is celebrating the hits of the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s Thursday night with Too Much Sylvia.  The 2nd Friday Street Festival is back on the 13th.  The 14th Annual Run for Green is taking place on Saturday benefitting the Davidson Lands Conservancy. WWE will be bringing the Clash of Champions to Spectrum Center on Sunday, Sept.15, marking the first WWE pay-per-view event in Charlotte in more […]

Incidents, Arrests and Citations as reported by the Cornelius Police Department Sept 11

Incidents 190904054 Larceny 20300 West Catawba Av 9/4/2019 17:31 ACT Mansfield, Andrea Eleanor 190904058 B&E Residential 17257 Doe Valley Ct 9/4/2019 18:29 ACT York, Christopher&Rende, Rachel 190905064 Larceny 17111 Statesville Rd 9/5/2019 18:06 ACT Home Depot 190906059 B&E Vehicle 22425 Market St 9/6/2019 16:07 ACT McGlothlin, Claudia Ivette 190906093 Fraud 16710 Birkdale Commons Py 9/6/2019 […]

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Vigil at Fire Station No. 1 honors those who died

The Cornelius 9/11 Remembrance Vigil, hosted by the Cornelius Lemley Volunteer Fire Dept., will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 11. The community is invited to quietly reflect and remember at the site of the Cornelius “Never Forget” 9/11 monument located at Fire Station No. 1 on South Main Street. Members of the Fire Department will toll a bell marking the […]

BMW Crash

Jetton blocked near Mountainview

Sept. 10.  A late-model BMW traveling outbound on Jetton near Mountainview plowed into the rear of a large but stationary dump truck parked in the right lane. Jetton was blocked at around 930 am and remained blocked at 955 am. The force of the impact pushed the truck forward about 18 inches. The driver of […]


Noted organist opens concert series

The 14th season of the Davidson College Presbyterian Church pipe organ series launches Sept. 16 with Dr. Andrew Scanlon, a professor in the keyboard faculty at East Carolina University since 2009. All programs in the monthly series are free and are followed by a Friends of the Organ meet-the-artist reception immediately after the performance. Donations […]