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HEAD GAMES: ANERALLA ON FAR RIGHT WITH SHOVEL, WRONG HEAD

Huntersville Chamber CEO apologizes to mayor

Dec. 6. By Dave Yochum. [UPDATE 3pm] Two heads are better than one, but not if the heads are the same. At least that’s what CEO Jill Swain learned after the Huntersville Chamber e-newsletter went out. In a Frankensteinian example of photoshopping, someone removed Mayor John Aneralla’s head and put another guy’s head in its […]

Baby it’s cold outside, but no ice

Dec. 13. Temperatures are above freezing in Cornelius and schools here are opening as usual. The National Weather Service had a Winter Weather Advisory for counties north and west of Mecklenburg. Temperatures at sunrise are about 33-34 degrees, with rain showers not ice. Look for patchy fog and a high near 41. New precipitation amounts […]

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More greenways will be under construction as 2020 begins

Dec. 13. By Dave Vieser. Parts of a 13-mile path of greenways and shared paths around Cornelius are starting to coming together. The most recent addition was the opening of the Antiquity Greenway which runs from North Zion Avenue to South Street, just north of the covered bridge in Antiquity. Town officials have dubbed the […]

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Nativity Festival Thursday-Saturday

Dec. 11. ​The 12th Annual Community Nativity Festival ​at the Church of Latter Day Saints in Huntersville runs Dec. 12-14. ​There will be nativities from all over the world as well as nightly musical performances by individuals, church choirs and local school choruses. ​​Adults and children​ can dress in nativity costume​s​, ​create craft​s to take home and participating […]

JENNIFER DE LA JARA HELPING A STUDENT

More representation on CMS bodes well for Cornelius

By Dave Vieser. Jennifer De La Jara’s victory in the CMS school board race augurs well for North Meck. The Davidson resident, who campaigned at Town Hall during Early Voting, placed second among 13 candidates for three at-large school board seats on the November ballot. De La Jara lived in Charlotte for 16 years prior […]

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Plans for Alexander Farm include a new fire station

Dec. 9. By Dave Vieser. Citizen feedback has had an impact on WIN-Development’s mixed-use project planned for the old Alexander Farm on West Catawba Avenue at Westmoreland Road. The 54-acre farm will still be developed, but without a convenience store and gas station. Either way, the iconic white farmhouse is not part of the development […]

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DEVELOPMENT INCLUDES A HOTEL (BOTTOM RIGHT)

Builder proposes hotel, retail, senior housing

Dec. 9. By Dave Vieser. Charlotte-based Palace Investment Group Inc. wants to develop 33 acres of vacant land along I-77 currently designated for “rural preservation” on Chartown Drive into a mixed-use center. Charmore Center would include medical offices, senior housing, a skilled care living center, retail shops, an entertainment center and a hotel. The Charlotte-based […]

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Economic Outlook at Newsmakers Breakfast Dec. 13

Two top-ranking business leaders—one a nationally known economist, the other a nationally regarded CEO—will be the featured speakers at the Newsmakers Breakfast Dec. 13 at The Peninsula Club. The Q&A over breakfast will focus on regional and national trends in the economy. Mark Vitner is the managing director and senior economist at Wells Fargo Securities, […]

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Tricia Sisson is our first female commissioner since 2013

By Dave Yochum. Men’s brains have more gray matter than women’s, while women’s brains have more white matter than men. Gray matter is all about information processing and white matter is all about connecting different parts of the brain and different processes. We have a lot of information processing going on in Cornelius government since […]

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At this special time of year we are thankful for eye rolls

By Jon Show.  At some point in the last 20 years my family started this tradition where we go around the table and say what we’re thankful for, and it produces the most predictable responses year in and year out. The Mother of Dragons will say something about the kids and old people. My mom […]

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