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COVID update Oct. 15: Hospitalizations down 45% from Oct. 1

Oct. 15. A day after a panel of outside advisers to the Food and Drug Administration approved the Moderna booster shot, the NC Dept. of Health & Human Services is reporting another day of fewer COVID-19 hospitalizations statewide. Today’s report lists 2,074 North Carolinians hospitalized, down 45 percent from the Delta variant peak of 3,800 […]

Tim Cook Band

Weekend Planner: Heres’s your best bets

Here’s the best bets for funs this weekend: Friday, Oct. 15 Live Under the Oaks concert  6-8 pm. The Tim Cook Band. The Grove across from Starbucks at Birkdale Village, Huntersville. Saturday, Oct. 16 Guns and Hoses Softball Game 2 pm. Come join the Cornelius Police Department & Cornelius-Lemley Fire Rescue for our Annual Guns […]

Lowes is already in the Christmas spirit

Holiday decor is out, Santa is coming to town

Oct. 15. Guess who’s coming to town? Santa, silly. He shows up at Birkdale Village Nov. 20. If that feels early, you better get used to it. Christmas decorations are already out at Lowe’s Home Improvement in Huntersville. Is it early? How early is too early to hang stockings by the chimney with care? Many […]

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2 zoning hearings on Town Board meeting agenda for Monday

Oct. 15. By Dave Vieser. In a year where many rezonings have resulted in controversy through the addition of hundreds of residential units, two public hearings coming up on Monday should be far more tranquil. Van-Zen LLC of Cornelius seeks to rezone approximately 6.7 acres of vacant land on Chartown Drive with plans to build […]

Weekend weather: Last gasp of summer

Oct. 15. Sunshine and a high near 86 today, with mild temps overnight, and then cooler Saturday with a chance of showers as a cold front breezes on through. Saturday: Chance of showers, mainly after 11, high near 79. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Overnight temps in the upper 40s. Sunday: Sunny, […]

Dead Poets Modern Dad

Ode on a Cornelius Urn

MODERN DAD | By Jon Show It’s election season. That time of year when candidates scout out plots of land in high traffic areas and litter them with crooked lawn signs asking for our vote. Once elected they’ll discuss topics during public meetings like maintaining the beautification of our town. I’m a big supporter of […]

COVID update Oct. 14: Is the Delta surge over?

Oct. 14. With Dr. Fauci saying we are seeing a decline in the acceleration of coronavirus cases, the NC Dept. of Health & Human Services is reporting an increase in the numbers of cases statewide, but an ongoing, steady decline in hospitalizations. The NCDHHS reported 3,761 new cases today, up from 3,239 yesterday and 2,148 […]

Early voters at Cornelius Town Hall on Oct. 16

Local elections get under way in Cornelius in one week with Early Voting at Town Hall

Oct. 14. By Dave Vieser. One-stop early voting begins in one week at Cornelius Town Hall and continues through Saturday Oct. 30. Voters can cast their ballots starting on Thursday Oct. 21 from 8 am to 7 pm in the Community Room at Town Hall. Weekday hours will be 8 am to 7pm, Saturdays from […]


Weekly Planner Oct. 14-20: Concerts, festivals and more

Trying to figure out what to do? This calendar, published weekly on Thursdays, can point you to some of the best options in Lake Norman. Submit your entertainment and event news to [email protected] We’ve included some dates for future events you need to register for in advance. Here’s a look at what’s coming up: Oct. […]

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Virtual breakfast fundraiser supports DCCDC

Oct. 14. The Davidson-Cornelius Child Development Center was founded in response to a tragic fire that claimed the lives of children whose mother had no access to daycare—she left them alone while she worked outside the home to support them. Decades later the DCCDC is still helping working parents; it’s a place of stability and […]