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Incidents, Arrests and Citations as reported by the Cornelius Police Department May 23

Incidents 190516055 Fraud 10149 Meadow Crossing Ln 21:54:00 05/16/19 INA Milnes, Kristina Kay 190517046 Damage Property 20520 Chartwell Center Dr 17:24:54 05/17/19 ACT Hyundai of Lake Norman 190518028 B&E Residential 19440 Laurel Glen Av 10:31:41 05/18/19 ACT Scott, Stuart Michael   Arrests 190518014 Driving While Impaired Melton, Mariah Dawn 3/17/1990 F W 5/18/2019 19925 S […]

Events May 23 – May 26

This weekend will be hot hot hot, but there are some cool things to do. The Bright Ideas art exhibit is open at the Cornelius Arts Center, and Saturday morning there’s the Farmers Market in Davidson. Registration is open for summer camps at The Warehouse Performing Arts Center, where kids will work on productions of “Hamilton,” “Peter […]

Memorial Day

Memorial Day service 10 am Monday at Town Hall

American Legion Post 86 ​will host a Memorial Day ​ceremony on the lawn behind Town Hall from 10 am to 11 am on Monday. The always moving and thoughtful ceremony honor​s​ service women ​and men ​who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.​ The k​eynote ​s​peaker ​is​ Susan McClamrock, ​a ​Gold Star Mother​ whose […]

Town Hall

Town manager proposes $24.315 million budget

By Dave Yochum. Town Manager Andrew Grant has proposed a $24.315 million budget for FY2019-2020, a 2 cent increase above revenue neutral, or 20.2 cents. The proposed rate will be 22.2 cents per $100 of assessed valuation. It means the owner of a $350,000 house, about the median price home in Cornelius, would pay $770 […]

A day at the beach 11 am

Go jump in the lake, starting Saturday

May 20. By Dave Vieser. Ramsey Creek Beach officially opens this Saturday, complete with shuttle bus service for the Memorial Day holiday weekend.  In a dramatic change from when the beach opened three years ago, officials are cutting back shuttle service to holiday weekends. The beach, with lifeguards on duty, opens at 10 am. County […]

Celebration of Life for David Jay Auger is June 1

David Jay Auger, the CEO of Continuum, passed away Friday May 17 of complications resulting from cancer. He is survived by his wife of 35 years Nancy; his son DJ of Chapel Hill; mother Ann Auger of Naples, Fla.  (Ron Cunningham); sister Susan Bales and her husband Dane of Salem S.C., as well as many […]


Golfing for Parker June 3

The 3rd Annual Pounding For Parker Foundation Golf Tournament will be held June 3 at NorthStone Country Club. The fundraiser is dedicated to increasing awareness and funding for brain tumor research and improving the quality of life of survivors, The Foundation, created by Allison and Jon Cowherd, recently gifted Levine Children’s Hospital with $100,000. The […]

Town Hall

Proposed budget, tax rate unveiled tonight

May 20. Town Manager Andrew Grant is expected to unveil the proposed 2019-2020 town budget tonight at the Town Board meeting. The budget proposal, which could result in a revenue increase for the town, is the main item on the agenda. Property owners in Cornelius have been anxiously awaiting the details of the spending plan […]

Continuum CEO David Auger passes away

May 18. David Auger, the CEO of Continuum, has passed away. He led the community-owned and locally operated communications and cable system that serves Mooresville, Davidson and Cornelius. Since joining the former MI-Connection cable operation in late 2011, Auger, known as a dedicated leader, steadily increased the total number of customers as well as revenues, […]

KICKING & SCREAMING, Mike Ditka, Will Ferrell, 2005, ©Universal

Modern Dad: Some people should spend more time alone

By Jon Show. My kids are entering the ages where sports become more prevalent in their lives. Future Man plays lacrosse, soccer and basketball. The Blonde Bomber, after trying nearly every sport known to woman, chose soccer. I don’t care what sports they play, I just want them to play sports. The Shows, I tell them, […]