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N. Meck Rec Center discussion July 24

The Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department, along with the parks departments from the towns of Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville, will host a public information session at Bailey Middle School, 11900 Bailey Road in Cornelius, to discuss the planning process for the Northern Regional Recreational Center. The new facility will be located at 18121 Old Statesville […]

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Sotheby’s highlights high-end real estate in Cornelius

  By Dave Yochum.  The new Managing Broker at Sotheby’s in Cornelius grew up in modest circumstances in Elkin. An industry leader, he gets his work ethic from his father,  a truck driver who still puts in 40 hours a week at the age of 71. Jason Gentry at age 35 is the president of the Charlotte […]

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

Incidents Incident Nature Incident address Reported Disposition Victim/Complainant 180717026 B&E Vehicle 10949 Shelly Renee Dr 12:20:21 07/17/18 ACT Sanford, Michelle Annette 180717012 Fraud 18528 Nantz Rd 08:59:07 07/17/18 ACT Neri, David Gene 180716047 Larceny 22006 Market St 15:01:52 07/16/18 CLO Wilhelm, Katharine Davis 180716038 Fraud 18309 Statesville Rd 12:57:20 07/16/18 ACT Lake Norman Tractor Co […]

Events July 19 – July 29

Get ready for Big Day at the Lake! More than 600 “bigs” and “littles” from Big Brothers Big Sisters will embark with a bevy of ​B​oat ​H​osts for a day of lake fun Saturday.​ The 2018 Disc Golf Amateur World Championships will have practice sessions and tournament matches at both Bailey Road Park and Robbins Park next week. Disc […]


Raising speed limits on Jetton under consideration

July 17. Dave Vieser.  Town officials have yet another plan to consider for the troublesome Old Jetton/Jetton Road intersection: Prohibit left turns or straight movements from Old Jetton Road. The new option would leave traffic departing the Brooklyn South parking lot as it is now. Meanwhile, commissioners discussed raising the speed limit back to 45 mph—or […]


‘Park in the Dark’ sounds like fun

The Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists and the Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department will hold “Park in the Dark” with the Cornelius PARC Dept. at Robbins Park Aug. 10. The family event will focus on the nightlife surrounding the Lake Norman area, especially the diverse moth population. Activities that Friday night will include a nature […]


Miltich responds to criticism

July 16. By Dave Yochum. UPDATED 7:30 pm. A female former employee of Cornelius Mayor Pro Tem Michael Miltich says the surgeon was a great  boss. “He never did anything inappropriate or made me feel uncomfortable in any way. I worked alongside of him when it was just he and I. He had ample opportunity […]


The heat is on, or off…It depends on your point of view.

By Jon Show.  I love summer. I love summer so much I originally campaigned to name our daughter Summer. The Mother of Dragons said we couldn’t name our kid after a season so we gave her the same name as a ‘90s cult movie star. I have no idea how that’s better. I could rattle […]

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Commissioner’s conduct will likely come up at Monday Town Board meeting

  ​ July 14. UPDATED. Two more women have come forward with complaints about Mayor Pro Tem Michael Miltich’s behavior. A former local reporter, Cassie Fambro, sent a letter to the Town of Cornelius and WBTV outlining recent behaviors that included touching her arms, numerous texts and making her feel “uncomfortable.” Asked by Cornelius Today to […]

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

Incidents Incident Nature Incident address Reported Disposition Victim/Complainant 180709030 Larceny Vehicle 18610 Starcreek Dr 10:45:36 07/09/18 ACT Charlotte Premier Estate Auctions 180709017 Larceny 19100 Mary Ardrey Cr 09:16:23 07/09/18 ACT Roof, Cheryl 180709001 Recovered Veh Cashions Quick Stop 00:27:04 07/09/18 ACT Reddick, Anthony 180708051 Larceny Vehicle 18300 Invergordon Ln 21:42:38 07/08/18 ACT Erickson, Paul Thomas […]