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Sharon Knox’s spicy buffalo chicken dip just right for entertaining

Peninsula resident Sharon Knox enjoys entertaining by the lake, where she and husband Gary Knox, the former mayor of Cornelius, have lived for 15 years. The couple enjoys being out on their dock and watching the sunset. The former mayor, a well-known real estate broker with cousin Charles Knox, is often seen rowing and fishing […]

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Cornelius Town Board wants ‘time-out’ for plan to widen I-77 with tolls

May 4. It looks like the residents of Cornelius have spoken and the Town Board has listened. Mayor Chuck Travis says there will be enough votes at tonight’s meeting to “call a time out” for plans to widen I-77 between Lake Norman and Charlotte. A call for a time-out would go straight to Gov. Pat McCrory, not […]

German Pancakes

Linda Daley shares her recipe for Puffed German Pancakes

Linda Daley, an Ohio native who moved to Cornelius in 1984 to be closer to her sister, enrolled in UNC-Charlotte when she was 32. Eight years later, all the while working, she graduated with a degree in business administration, and now works for Bank of America. The sisters grew up in a family with four […]

A Pennsylvania Dutch treat for a chilly February day

Carolyn Oliver is well known to anyone who likes to eat in Cornelius. She’s the friendliest and happiest waitress on the west side of town. The Pennsylvania native has worked at Big Bite’z for 11 years, having moved here from Chambersburg 20 years ago. She’s served the likes of Michael Waltrip, whose business is just […]

A hearty Pennsylvania Dutch treat for a chilly February day

Carolyn Oliver is well known to anyone who likes to eat in Cornelius. She’s the friendliest and happiest waitress on the west side of town. The Pennsylvania native has worked at Big Bite’z for 11 years, having moved here from Chambersburg 20 years ago. She’s served the likes of Michael Waltrip, whose business is just […]

Rotary Breakfast, a Cornelius tradition, is Feb. 21

The Rotary Club of North Mecklenburg will hold its annual Sam Wilson Rotary Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, Feb. 21 at Bethel Presbyterian Church. The breakfast will begin at 7 am and will end at 11:30. The breakfast is named for long-time member Sam Wilson who died last year. The pancake breakfast is $10 and tickets […]

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Chicken that can be beat

Mel Funk’s version of Chicken Cordon Bleu is what you’d expect from a lifelong restaurateur who helped develop menus at the old Steak and Ale chain and worked for 131 Main before launching Fresh Chef in The Shops at Fresh Market last September. It’s as delicious as it is fresh and appealing to the eye. […]

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