// archives

Cornelius News

This category contains 4415 posts
Autumn fall leaves

Fall color: When and where to find the brightest reds, yellows and oranges

Sept. 26. North Carolinians can expect to see the usual orange, yellow and red on trees as they visit leaf-peeping destinations this fall, according to one NC State forestry expert. “I think we’ll see leaves peak at about the same time as they have in recent years,” said Bob Bardon, a professor of forestry and […]

Amazing Maize Maze

Weekly Agenda Sept. 26-Oct. 2: Dog show, corn maze, music, art, festivals

Trying to figure out what to do? This calendar can point you to some of the best options in Lake Norman. Check back on Mondays for the Weekly Agenda and Thursdays for the Weekender. For events that repeat weekly, we’ve created an ONGOING category; scroll down and you’ll find it.  Through-Nov. 6 The Amazing Maize […]

Mt. Zion Barbecue going whole hog again with annual barbecue

Sept. 26. A long-running Cornelius tradition—the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Barbecue—is Saturday Nov. 5. A country style dining room aka the Family Life Center is the setting again; things changed to take-out only during the  pandemic. The drive-through take-out line will be in place this year. Order in advance, or attend Barbecue plates, sandwiches, […]

Registration open for trick-or-treaters on Halloween Treat Trail

Sept. 23. Cornelius Parks & Recreation will host the 2nd Annual Halloween Treat Trail on Saturday, Oct. 29 at Bailey Road Park. Designed for children up to age 12 and their families, participants should dress up in their costumes to collect pre-packaged candy from local businesses along the trail. Trick-or-treaters must register. Other activities New […]

DragonBoat 750

Charlotte Dragon Boat Festival returns to Cornelius Oct. 8

Sept. 22. The Charlotte Dragon Boat Festival comes back to Lake Norman Oct. 8 with a lineup that includes dragon boat races, the Parade of Nations, cultural performances and a wide variety of Asian and Pacific Islands food. Asian Americans of all ethnicities and languages come together to celebrate their heritage through many activities such […]

$1,200,000 | 18717 Cannon Crossing Way

Davidson home and property sales

These property transactions were recorded by the Mecklenburg County Register of Deeds July 15-Aug. 15. 7/15/22 $259,000 Daniel Fisher Jr. to Nancy & Michael Smith Jr., 21245 Shearer Road 7/15/22 $625,000 Li Feng to Laurie & John Gray, 144 Parkview St. 7/18/22 $690,000 Cynthia & Matthew Stotts to Shannon Stafford & Theodore Tomter Jr., 11627 […]

Screen Shot 2022-09-22 at 10.23.19 AM

Blessing of the Animals Oct. 1 at First Baptist, Oct. 2 at Mt. Zion

Sept. 22. Two Cornelius churches have announced plans to bless pets and animals the first weekend in October. Blessing of Animals services are traditionally held near the beginning of October because it corresponds to the Feast Day of St. Francis, who was known for his kindness to animals. First Baptist First Baptist Church of Cornelius […]

Sept. 24: Tawba Walk art crawl. Photo |  Bella Love Inc. photo

Weekender Sept. 23-25: Theater, Tawba Walk, nature festival, music

Trying to figure out what to do? This calendar can point you to some of the best options in Lake Norman. Check back on Mondays for the Weekly Agenda and Thursdays for the Weekender. For events that repeat weekly, we’ve created an ONGOING category; scroll down and you’ll find it.  Through Oct. 9 Murder on […]

Arlie Baby is expected to open  soon in a kiosk at Birkdale Village. Photo | Birkdale Village

More retailers coming to Birkdale Village

Sept. 22. The fourth tiny retail kiosk in The Grove near Regal Cinemas in Birkdale Village has now been claimed by mother-daughter duo Robin Galloway and Samantha Stevens, who will open Airlie Baby in October. The shop will offer infant and toddler clothing, toys, books, accessories, and more, with a variety of bamboo and organic cotton […]

construction site-4686908_1920

The development frenzy that decided an election didn’t happen

  GROWTH | By Dave Vieser Sept. 21. It was almost a year ago that the former Cornelius Town Board granted final approval to a long list of developments. The projects were expected to generate added traffic in the town, and the entire issue played a major role in last year’s election. In fact, many […]