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

Incidents Incident Nature Incident address Reported Disposition Victim/Complainant 180814024 B&E Vehicle 18124 Nantz Rd 09:59:01 08/14/18 ACT Barnhardt, Garbriel 180813051 Larceny 22425 Market St 19:26:56 08/13/18 ACT Iocco, Kaleb and Marissa 180813049 Recovered Veh 19627 Smith Cr 19:01:27 08/13/18 ACT St. Phillip Baptist Church 180808054 Larceny 8315 Westmoreland Rd 13:43:00 08/13/18 ACT Beam, Daisy Alexander […]

Events Aug 16 – Aug 26

Calling all local artists!  The Cornelius Arts Center wants to show your work! The Center’s gallery program is devoted to showcasing local, regional and national artistic talent in both solo and group exhibitions. And be sure to check out the talent of local budding artists at the Center’s “Home Grown: Sprouts” exhibition on display through Aug. 25. Thursday, […]


Little Big Burger planning free burgers one day during opening week

More details about the new Little Big Burger in Cornelius are coming out in short order. Food will be served made to order and wrapped to  go—no plates—but there will be seating for about 40 people. The homemade ketchup is delicious, and they spell it catsup. The fast-casual restaurant will be sometime in early September, […]


Get in touch with your inner paparazzi, for a good cause

The Sandbox, a local nonprofit supporting the families of children who have been diagnosed with cancer or a life-threatening illness, is holding its 8th annual “An Evening of Believing” Prom” on Aug. 31 and they need paparazzi to make the evening sizzle. “Our vision for this event, in the beginning, was to create a magical […]

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Cornelius resident organizing 4th Annual Carolina Jubilee

Aug. 13. Cornelius-based Carolina Farm Trust will hold the 4th Annual Carolina Jubilee Friday, Sept. 28 and Saturday, Sept. 29 in Harmony on the grounds of VanHoy Farms about an hour north of Charlotte. The festival offers regionally produced fresh foods and beverages from several North Carolina farms, breweries and wineries as well as musicians […]


I77 Local Advisory Group meets Wednesday

  Aug. 13. By Dave Vieser. Members of the I-77 Local Advisory Group will conduct perhaps their most important meeting on Wednesday. NCDOT Secretary James Trogdon is expected to outline what steps need to be taken to alter the controversial 50-year toll lane contract. At their most recent meeting in May, Advisory Group members voiced nearly […]

Habitat has new board members

Our Towns Habitat for Humanity has named new board members: Christian Burns, a financial advisor with Edward Jones. Burns has previous nonprofit experience, having served as executive director of client relations and cultivation for the United Methodist Foundation of Western North Carolina, Inc. Rev. Alexis Coleman, associate pastor of missions at Davidson United Methodist Church. Coleman […]


Opioid Crisis: Critical community discussion Aug. 16

The nation’s Opioid Crisis will be front and center at an important Newsmakers Breakfast Aug. 16 at The Peninsula Club. Speakers include the Cornelius chief of police, the medical director of the Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center emergency department and the mother of a victim of the opioid epidemic. It is a national problem with business implications […]

‘Social Determinants of Health’ discussion Aug. 21 at Ada Jenkins

Ada Jenkins Center will host a discussion with Dr. Kristie Foley on the Social Determinants of Health on Aug. 21 at 6:30 pm. “We are pleased to host such an important discussion,” said Georgia Krueger, Executive Director of Ada Jenkins Center.  “It is core to our mission and consistent with our daily efforts to support individuals […]


September opening for axe bar

Aug. 11. The Lodge, a bar where you can throw an axe while downing some suds, should be opening right around Labor Day, according to real estate broker Gordon Allebach. Capturing a craze which is sweeping across parts of the country and Canada, the Lodge will open in the 6,000 square feet of space at […]