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Tim Cook Band

Weekend Planner: Heres’s your best bets

Here’s the best bets for funs this weekend: Friday, Oct. 15 Live Under the Oaks concert  6-8 pm. The Tim Cook Band. The Grove across from Starbucks at Birkdale Village, Huntersville. Saturday, Oct. 16 Guns and Hoses Softball Game 2 pm. Come join the Cornelius Police Department & Cornelius-Lemley Fire Rescue for our Annual Guns […]

Lowes is already in the Christmas spirit

Holiday decor is out, Santa is coming to town

Oct. 15. Guess who’s coming to town? Santa, silly. He shows up at Birkdale Village Nov. 20. If that feels early, you better get used to it. Christmas decorations are already out at Lowe’s Home Improvement in Huntersville. Is it early? How early is too early to hang stockings by the chimney with care? Many […]

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2 zoning hearings on Town Board meeting agenda for Monday

Oct. 15. By Dave Vieser. In a year where many rezonings have resulted in controversy through the addition of hundreds of residential units, two public hearings coming up on Monday should be far more tranquil. Van-Zen LLC of Cornelius seeks to rezone approximately 6.7 acres of vacant land on Chartown Drive with plans to build […]

Dead Poets Modern Dad

Ode on a Cornelius Urn

MODERN DAD | By Jon Show It’s election season. That time of year when candidates scout out plots of land in high traffic areas and litter them with crooked lawn signs asking for our vote. Once elected they’ll discuss topics during public meetings like maintaining the beautification of our town. I’m a big supporter of […]

Early voters at Cornelius Town Hall on Oct. 16

Local elections get under way in Cornelius in one week with Early Voting at Town Hall

Oct. 14. By Dave Vieser. One-stop early voting begins in one week at Cornelius Town Hall and continues through Saturday Oct. 30. Voters can cast their ballots starting on Thursday Oct. 21 from 8 am to 7 pm in the Community Room at Town Hall. Weekday hours will be 8 am to 7pm, Saturdays from […]


Weekly Planner Oct. 14-20: Concerts, festivals and more

Trying to figure out what to do? This calendar, published weekly on Thursdays, can point you to some of the best options in Lake Norman. Submit your entertainment and event news to [email protected] We’ve included some dates for future events you need to register for in advance. Here’s a look at what’s coming up: Oct. […]

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Virtual breakfast fundraiser supports DCCDC

Oct. 14. The Davidson-Cornelius Child Development Center was founded in response to a tragic fire that claimed the lives of children whose mother had no access to daycare—she left them alone while she worked outside the home to support them. Decades later the DCCDC is still helping working parents; it’s a place of stability and […]

Credit worthy: Towns borrow based on credit ratings

NORTH MECK | By Dave Vieser Oct. 13. When Huntersville Deputy Town Manager Jackie Huffman got notice of Moodys Investor Services’ Aaa Rating in September, she was understandably elated. “There’s a lot to feel great about here,” Huffman told Mayor John Aneralla as they went over details. Just like your credit score determines how much […]


CMS raises bus driver pay $2 an hour; how to apply

Oct. 13. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has about 50 vacant bus-driver positions, with another 50 or so out on leave and 30 or so absent on a daily basis. • To help fill the vacancies, the Board of Education is increasing starting pay for drivers by $2 an hour to $17.75, intensifying the district’s efforts to attract […]

Sirens sound

This is just a test…

Oct. 13. The 67 outdoor warning sirens around McGuire Nuclear Station will be tested for three minutes between 11 am and 1 pm today, Oct. 13. The tests are conducted with emergency officials in Mecklenburg, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln and Catawba counties. Local broadcasting stations will not interrupt regular programming. If there were ever a real […]