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2021 National Police Week honors fallen officers

National Police Week this year is May 9 – May 15. During this week, Cornelius Police honor the men and women who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation that designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police […]

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New tool makes it easier to get vaccinated

May 10. North Carolinians 16 years or older can now input their ZIP code at www.vaccines.gov  or www.vacunas.gov or text their ZIP code to GETVAX (438829) / VACUNA (822862) to get help making a vaccine appointment at a nearby location. We punched in 28031 and got 50 providers centered on Cornelius (screenshot). Right now, more […]


In Smithville, getting city water was a ‘do-it-ourselves’ project

May 7. By Tonya Rivens. President Biden has created a $2 trillion American Jobs Plan as an investment to rebuild the country’s infrastructure. One component of the plan “delivers clean, drinking water by eliminating all lead pipes and service lines in drinking water systems. (Source: whitehouse.gov) States and local governments will receive funding as well. […]

Love Lake Norman signs lease in Oak Street Mill

  Faith Community | Love Lake Norman has signed a lease for permanent space in the Oak Street Mill in downtown Cornelius. The 5,000 square foot space will be in addition to 2,000 square feet set aside for the children’s ministry. The non-denominational church led by Rev. Jerel Law has seen attendance suffer like other […]

$2,210,000 | 18802 Halyard Pointe Ln., Cornelius

Home and property sales: April 2021

These recent property transactions  in Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville were recorded by the Mecklenburg County Register of Deeds. Cornelius 3/22/21 $2,210,000 David & Jody Meyers to Vincent & Jeanine Calcagno, 18802 Halyard Pointe Ln.  3/22/21 $212,500 Stephen Patterson to Kathy Holfelder, 17115 Doe Valley Ct.  3/22/21 $255,000 Rosangela Doninguez to Carol Brown, 19851 Lamp Lighters […]

Local elections likely in November

May 7. By Dave Vieser. It appears that local elections will take place this fall as scheduled. The late arrival of US Census data initially threatened to delay the elections, but it now appears that voters will go to the polls on Nov. 2, under the usual schedule. The reason: There are no districts in […]

CMS announces new event guidelines

May 6. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has revised its end-of-year activity guidelines based on Gov. Cooper’s Executive Order No. 209 that went into effect April 30. Under the new CMS guidelines, scheduled performances—including dance, theater, orchestra and band—will allow no more than one to two guests per participant, dependent upon school venue capacity. For indoor events, each […]

Town Hall

Town budget: It looks like taxes will remain level

May 6. By Dave Vieser. The 2022 Fiscal Year budget is scheduled to be released during Monday’s May 17 Town Board Meeting. Unless there is a last-minute change, no increase in the town’s tax rate is expected. Commissioner Mike Miltich said town officials are aware of the financial impact the pandemic has had on many […]

COVID-19 update May 6

The NC Dept. of Health & Human Services today reported 1,798 new COVID-19 cases, for a total of 978,566 statewide since the outbreak began in March of 2020. Hospitalizations Statewide, hospitalizations were at 1,031, up from 1,000 yesterday Deaths There were 17 new deaths attributable to COVID-19 statewide in today’s report, for a total of […]

Davidson Art Crawl

Plan your weekend!

Events are returning to Lake Norman as more people are vaccinated against COVID-19 and  gathering restrictions change. Some events require registration, social distancing and wearing face masks. Here’s a look at what’s coming up: May 6 LangTree Live  Blue Monday. 5 – 9 pm. Classic MTV 80’s and 90’s tribute. Free. No outside coolers permitted. 401 […]