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Guest Opinion: It’s time for term limits

April 11. [Opinion] By Leigh Brown. On Feb. 27, Americans across the nation celebrated National Term Limits Day which celebrates the ratification of the 22nd Amendment to the Constitution, setting a limit of two four-year terms for American presidents. Until Franklin Roosevelt, no president had served more than two elected terms in office. It was […]

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Weekender April 11-14: Lots of music and an Earth Jam

Thursday, April 11 Joanne Show Taylor 7pm doors, 8 pm show | April 11. Joanne Shaw Taylor and her stellar band perform songs from her critically acclaimed studio album, Nobody’s Fool, as well as songs from the upcoming new album. Her guitar prowess, vocal abilities, and songwriting talents reach new heights as she presents a […]

Missing Madalina: Last independent sighting Nov. 21, 2022 on CMS bus

Missing Madalina: First birthday as a teenager is today

April 11. By Mark Washburn. Cornelius Police announced they would hold another birthday observance for Madalina Cojocari, a 12-year-old who vanished in 2022. Cornelius Police have placed a box in the lobby of the station where people can place birthday cards for Madalina. They will be read aloud at a vigil starting at 7 pm […]

Construction on Nantz Rd and W. Catawba

$122 million in road construction coming

April 10. By Dave Vieser. Get ready for more road construction in Cornelius as eight projects are either under way or will be soon. We’re talking big bucks, with a conservative value in excess of $122 million.    “The No. 1 issue I hear from citizens when talking about quality of life, mobility or development […]

Planning Board may expand to 10 members

April 10. By Dave Vieser. Tentative plans to enlarge the Planning Board received a positive response from current planning board members and will now be sent to the Cornelius Town Board for further review. The current board has seven members, with three alternates. The proposal is to take the board to 10 members, with no […]

Leadership team at Lost Worlds Brewing (left to right) Harrison Holder, Will Warren, Jared Steele, Dave Hamme, Chase Craig and Sherri Johnson. / Lost Worlds photo

Lost Worlds Brewing’s new Charlotte taproom opens Saturday

April 9. By Jason Benavides. After celebrating 4 years of growth and great beer, Lost Worlds Brewing is now set on opening the new taproom in Charlotte. The latest adventure takes them to Metropolitan in Midtown and opens to the public on Saturday, April 13. “Our aim has always been to inspire our guests to […]

The Davidson College Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble at Concert on the Green. Photo courtesy of Davidson College

Davidson 2024 concert schedule

April 9. Davidson 2024 summer concert schedule is out with more than two dozen open-air performances at Concerts on the Green and Concerts @ the Circles this season. Concerts on the Green Schedule Sunday, April 28 Davidson College Symphony & Jazz Ensemble Saturday, May 11 The Chain – Fleetwood Mac Tribute Saturday, May 25 Groove […]

Cornelius Parks and Recreation holds Earth Jam Saturday

Earth Jam is Saturday

April 9. Earth Jam 2024 will be 4 pm to 7 pm Saturday at Robbins Park. The event, organized by Cornelius Parks and Recreation to celebrate Earth Day, features food, live music and opportunities to learn how to “create change in our community to be a little kinder to our planet.” More than two dozen […]

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Don’t look up…or do wear eclipse glasses

April 8. North Carolina is outside the path of totality, but we’ll still see more than 80 percent of the sun eclipsed by the moon. Lake Norman is expected to experience an 83.4 percent partial solar eclipse that will begin at 1:54 pm and last for about 2 and a half hours, concluding at 4:26 pm. […]

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Weekly calendar April 8-14: Music, comedy, festivals and Earth Jam

Wednesday, April 10 Davidson College Concert Series: Charlotte Symphony Brass Quintet 7:30pm | April 10. The Charlotte Symphony Brass Quintet headlines with selections from West Side Story and other powerhouse works for brass ensemble. For tickets, contact the Union Box Office at 704-894-2135. Tyler-Tallman Hall, Davidson College. Thursday, April 11 Joanne Show Taylor 7pm doors, 8 […]