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Events March 14 – March 24

Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day at Latta Plantation’s Celtic Festival this weekend with dancers, Celtic warriors, craftsmen, whiskey tastings, food trucks and a beer garden. Be sure to check out The Galway Hooker‘s two-day outdoorparty; the weather looks charmin’ Saturday and Sunday, with sunny skies and temps in the 50s. Thursday, March 14 Drop-in Art Preschoolers and homeschoolers ages […]

Hold the cell phone Mabel, let’s explore

A new program called “Cornelius: Young Explorers” will let kids experience the outdoors, perform scientific investigations and practice environmental stewardship. Led by Pamela Lewis with Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists, participants will investigate creatures that live in soil and wood, learn to identify local birds, plants, and wildflowers, explore the life of pollinators, and cast for […]

New Corporations January 2019 – February 2019

These corporations have registered with the N.C. Secretary of State. Cornelius 1/14/19 Duckworth’s #3105 LLC, Robert S. Duckworth Jr., 17818 Statesville Rd. #223 1/14/19 Law Office of Anderson & Hart PLLC, Denise Anderson, 19109 W. Catawba Ave. Ste. 200 1/14/19 Penny Teeter Realty LLC, Penny Teeter, 17601 Westward Reach Rd. 1/14/19 Pepe Investments LLC, Mark […]


Property tax increase floated at annual budget retreat

March 13. By Dave Yochum. It’s looking like there could be an increase in next year’s municipal budget that could result in a tax increase for many Cornelius homeowners. While budget discussions only began in earnest at the Town Board’s annual retreat at the Graylyn Conference Center in Winston-Salem last week, there are plenty of […]

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New electronic readers on I-77: What do they do?

What exactly are they learning?   By Debbie Griffin.  Drivers in Cornelius and throughout the I-77 corridor have questions about the L-shaped poles installed in recent weeks at entrance and exit ramps along the interstate’s general lanes, which are part of the 26-mile, $647 million Express Lanes project. Commuters have questions about the technology, including Cornelius […]

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Cain Center Program thrills local students, teachers

“My second grade class had a blast! The students enjoyed the music and the storytelling while acting.”               —Amanda Gantt, second grade teacher, Cornelius Elementary School The new Cain Center is getting a warm welcome in our schools. Thanks to a $25,000 state grant, the 501c3 is sponsoring a series […]

Incidents, Arrests and Citations as reported by the Cornelius Police Department Mar. 8

Incidents 190228047 Fraud 20500 Torrence Chapel Rd 18:53:44 02/28/19 ACT McDonald’s 190228049 Larceny Vehicle 19704 Zion Av 19:13:22 02/28/19 CLO Umar-Wnc Inc 190228050 Damage Property 20420 W Catawba Av 19:21:16 02/28/19 ACT Lidderdale, Cynthia Lane 190228051 Larceny 21136 Harken Dr 19:08:39 02/28/19 CLO Himebaugh, David Norwood 190301002 Larceny 9115 Washam Potts Rd 00:15:06 03/01/19 ACT […]


Mayor Washam will seek 2nd term

  March 7. By Dave Yochum. Mayor Woody Washam will seek a second term at the helm of Cornelius government. The long-time community leader, two-term town commissioner, banker and church organist has also chaired the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce. Two years ago Washam replaced former Mayor Chuck Travis, who withstood a 5-0 no-confidence vote […]


Happy Birthday Johann!

Johann Sebastian Bach came into the world ​334 years ago ​on March 21​, ​and every year people celebrate. City-dwellers celebrate “Bach in the Subways” March 21-24, and since we only have Subway restaurants, Davidson College Presbyterian Church is observing the composer’s special day March 11. ​The Organ at Davidson concert—featuring musicians Jane Cain, David Brinson, and Katie […]

Events March 7 – March 17

Have a bright idea? The Cornelius PARC Department is accepting submissions for its first juried exhibition, “Bright Ideas.” Historic Latta Plantation invites gardeners to grow organic vegetables, herbs and flowers in its community garden. Pianist Phillip Bush will perform works by Bridge, Mozart and Brahms Piano Concert at Davidson College. And don’t forget spring your clocks forward 2 am Sunday! Thursday, […]