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Ian updates: So far, so good

Sept. 30. Ian is the center of attention here today, but look for it to be old news by tomorrow afternoon. You can expect plenty of wind and up to two inches of rain today, clearing tomorrow. Traffic/roads At 8 am, traffic was light in Cornelius. There were no issues on West Catawba between Hwy. […]

Coffee Chat topics include parks and recreation, public health and transportation

Sept. 30. The Town of Cornelius will be hosting its October Coffee Chat at 8:30 am Monday, Oct. 3, at H2 Public House, 19906 North Cove Road, Unit A. Following declining COVID-19 cases, the town has decided to transition all Connecting Cornelius events back to in-person, while streaming live to Facebook and Zoom, with replays […]

Dance the night away at Huntersville Latino Night on Oct. 14.

Monthly calendar: Check it out and save the dates for October

Here’s highlights of what is going on around Lake Norman in October. For events that repeat weekly, we’ve created an ONGOING category; scroll down and you’ll find it.  Through Oct. 27 Annual Artoberfest Noon – 4 pm | Tuesday-Friday.  10am – 2pm | Saturday. Local artists’ work on displayat Mooresville Arts Depot, 103 W. Center […]

WastePro operating one hour early Friday

Sept. 29. In preparation for Ian’s rain and wind, WastePro will begin operations at 6 am on Friday, Sept. 30. This is one hour earlier than operations typically begin. Residents are asked to plan accordingly.


Ian, arriving sooner than expected, spawns cancellations, rescheduling

Sept. 29. [UPDATED] With Ian pushing up the coast faster than expected, the Lake Norman area will see higher winds today and rain more likely tomorrow, less so on Saturday. Ian, now a tropical storm off the coast of Georgia, is tracking toward the coast of South Carolina and North Carolina Friday. The National Weather […]

The 29th Annual Carolina Renaisssance Festival & Artisan Marketplace is held weekends through November.

Weekender Sept. 30-Oct. 2: Music indoors, anime convention

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


How to prepare for a storm

  Sept. 29. As Ian makes its way to the Carolinas, the Greater Carolinas Region of the American Red Cross is encouraging communities to prepare for possible impacts here, including flooding and high winds. The following tips and steps are useful for any serious storm, including this coming winter. Action plan —Create an evacuation plan.  […]

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Forced out, Nina’s will leave Birkdale Village for Antiquity

Sept. 28. By TL Bernthal. Nina’s Boutique announced today it will be moving to the retail area of Antiquity in Cornelius. The store’s last day at Birkdale Village in Huntersville will be Jan. 15. The boutique opened there in September 2019  under a temporary license agreement, and it will expire at the end of this […]

Huntersville DMV re-opens for express services only

Sept. 28. The NC Division of Motor Vehicles  reopened the license plate agency in Huntersville this week. The operation at 12101 Mount Holly-Huntersville Road was closed Sept. 9 following the discovery of several contract violations by the previous operator. The agency will be operated by NCDMV staff and will only offer express services to customers, […]

10th Annual Laketoberfest Music & Brew Festival on tap for Oct. 15

  Sept. 27. The annual Laketoberfest Music & Brew Festival is returning Saturday, Oct. 15, at Bailey Road Park,11536 Bailey Road. This 10th anniversary event runs from from 4-9 pm and features live music, more than a dozen local craft breweries, NC wine and cider, a variety of food trucks, the Cornelius Parks and Recreation […]