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Happy National Beer Day, and, oh yes, Coffee Cake Day, Empowered Women Entrepreneurs Day, International Beaver Day, No Housework Day

April 7. Happy April 7 also known as Coffee Cake Day, Empowered Women Entrepreneurs Day, International Beaver Day, No Housework Day and National Beer Day. All of which can be celebrated at a local craft brewery, draft house or pub. (Awesome segue!) Indeed, North Carolina boasts the largest number of craft breweries in the South, […]

Huntersville seeks PAC advisory board member

April 7. Huntersville is accepting applications through April 9 for the Public Art Commission. Serving as a member on these advisory boards gives residents an opportunity to give input andsuggestions regarding leisure, parks, trails, greenways, art and recreation activities in the town.  These advisory boards provide an invaluable service to the Huntersville Parks and Recreation […]


COVID update April 6

April 6. By Dave Yochum. North Carolina ranks 28th on a list of “least restrictive” states in terms of COVID-19 rules and regulations, meaning we’re more restrictive than 22 states. According to the new WalletHub study, South Carolina is the seventh-least restrictive state, COVID-wise, while New Jersey ranks 41st. To read WalletHub’s study, click here. […]

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Town Board’s 4-1 vote raises allowable density in rural preservation area

April 6. UPDATED. By Dave Vieser. Part of the remaining rural farmland in Cornelius near Mayes Road may soon become a thing of the past. On April 5, the Town Board changed the land use designation policy for this area, which comprises 173 acres, from low density rural to low density single family. The net […]

A reminder about the Lake Norman Humane Food Bank

April 6. Lake Norman Humane, 2106 Charlotte Hwy., Mooresville, reports an alarming uptick of emaciated animals entering its care in recent months. Lake Norman Humane asks that if you are a pet owner in need of food for your cat or dog, please visit the shelter food bank. The food bank is open noon-6 pm Wednesdays. […]

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Gilroy’s comments at Town Board meeting cut short

April 6. By Dave Vieser. Former Commissioner Dave Gilroy appeared before the Town Board Monday evening to speak in opposition to a proposed increase in density among some of the rural portions of the town. “Once you raise the density, you can never reverse it,” he said. As a private citizen, he was allowed three […]

Saturdays in April are for Jazz

April 6. Enjoy the sultry tunes of artists from all over North Carolina and even the United States. Bring a chair, blanket or even snacks. The April 10 performance is sold out, but there are a few spots for April 17 – Sean Higgins; and  April 24 – Holly Hopkins. Advance registration is required as […]

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List of Easter services

April 2.  Many churches have returned to in-person worship with varying capacity, and face mask and social distancing restrictions, while maintaining online options. Please check websites for online availability and advance in-person registration where required. Here is a list of services in Cornelius, unless noted: Bethel Presbyterian Church 19920 Bethel Church Road, 704-892-0546 Easter: Sunrise […]


Police blotter: Incidents, arrests and citations March 24-30

Reported by Cornelius Police Dept. Incidents Incident Nature Incident address Reported Disposition Victim/Complainant 210324051 Fraud 16642 Amberside Rd East 09:18:00 03/24/21 ASN Ferguson, William 210324096 Larceny 22327 Torrence Chapel Rd 14:36:00 03/24/21 ASN Golden, Kelly 210326030 Larceny 17111 Statesville Rd 06:39:00 03/26/21 ASN Home Depot 210326042 Larceny Vehicle 18627 Northline Dr 08:51:00 03/26/21 ASN Johnson, […]

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Density increase on town board Monday agenda

April 2. By Dave Vieser. A proposed six-fold increase in the number of homes permitted per acre in the town’s rural preservation area will be voted on by the Town Board Monday April 5. The higher density has been recommended by the Town’s Planning Board with only one member opposed. “The Commissioners and the Planning […]