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Former NC Rep. John Bradford will run for his old seat

May 28. By Dave Vieser. The polls had just closed on Election Night this past November, and supporters of incumbent NC Rep. John Bradford III and Democratic challenger Christy Clark gathered a short distance from each other to watch the results come in. By all rights NC District 98 should have been an easy win […]

Memorial Day

Memorial Day service 10 am Monday at Town Hall

American Legion Post 86 ​will host a Memorial Day ​ceremony on the lawn behind Town Hall from 10 am to 11 am on Monday. The always moving and thoughtful ceremony honor​s​ service women ​and men ​who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.​ The k​eynote ​s​peaker ​is​ Susan McClamrock, ​a ​Gold Star Mother​ whose […]

Celebration of Life for David Jay Auger is June 1

David Jay Auger, the CEO of Continuum, passed away Friday May 17 of complications resulting from cancer. He is survived by his wife of 35 years Nancy; his son DJ of Chapel Hill; mother Ann Auger of Naples, Fla.  (Ron Cunningham); sister Susan Bales and her husband Dane of Salem S.C., as well as many […]

Continuum CEO David Auger passes away

May 18. David Auger, the CEO of Continuum, has passed away. He led the community-owned and locally operated communications and cable system that serves Mooresville, Davidson and Cornelius. Since joining the former MI-Connection cable operation in late 2011, Auger, known as a dedicated leader, steadily increased the total number of customers as well as revenues, […]


Shakespeare on the Green May 16-18

  Davidson Community Players will present three free performances of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” on May 16-18 on the Davidson Village Green. Pre-show entertainment begins at 6:30 p.m.; the performance begins at 7 p.m. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is the most magical of all of William Shakespeare’s comedies, portraying the events surrounding the marriage of […]

Officer Jordan Sheldon

Funeral procession expected to pass through Cornelius today

May 10. UPDATED. Funeral services for Mooresville ​K-9 ​Police Officer Jordan Sheldon will be held today in Charlotte, ​with the funeral procession afterward traveling north on I-77 through Cornelius to Mooresville where it will disband. Hundreds of first responder vehicles are expected to pass through Exit 28, sometime after 1 pm FRIDAY. The funeral service […]

Sinkhole on Old Canal Road Expands

Town issues ultimatum to developer after sinkhole grows

May 6. By Dave Yochum. The Town of Cornelius is wielding its clout as the host to various developments and builders. It has declared a growing sinkhole on Old Canal Street in Antiquity “a dangerous and an imminent threat to the health and safety of the general public and a public nuisance.” The sinkhole at […]

Habitat raises $90K, including $40K from Lowe’s

Our Towns Habitat for Humanity raised over $90,000, including a special $40,000 contribution from Lowe’s corporate, at its 2019 Hopebuilders breakfast this week. Lowe’s lead gift of $40,000, as well as $5,000 from  Novant Health Huntersville, helped exceed the goal of a full home sponsorship of $75,000 for a Habitat home. Our Towns Habitat for […]

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It’s back: Controversial project planned on Davidson town line

May 2. By Dave Vieser. A public input session regarding a controversial apartment plan just across the Davidson/Cornelius line will be held this afternoon, May 2  from 5-7 pm at Davidson Town Hall. Although the Davidson Town Board rejected this proposal last year, Crescent Acquisitions has appealed that decision and the court directed the town […]


Solace for the Children fundraiser April 28

The Solace for the Children ​”​Giving Games​”​ will be held April 28 from 4 ​pm to​ 6 pm at Primal Brewery in Huntersville. Teams compete in cornhole, mini-tennis and minute-to-win-it games​. Ticket​s, which are $35 each, ​include BBQ dinner and one beverage. ​The​ goal is to raise money to cover travel expenses to bring ​four ​children of war to the Lake Norman​ ​area […]