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AmeriCarna car show benefits autism centers

The 7th annual AmeriCarna LIVE Car Show, benefiting IGNITE, the Autism Society’s community centers for young adults, will be Saturday, Nov. 30 at the Ingersoll Rand campus in Davidson. The event is hosted by Ray Evernham, NASCAR Hall of Fame crew chief and car owner, star of “Glory Road” and “AmeriCarna” television shows, and founder […]


Toll lane project in slow lane

Oct. 12. By Dave Vieser. CINTRA, the Spanish based construction company overseeing the I-77 toll lane project, has asked the NCDOT for an extension to their required contract completion date. “I can confirm that extensions have been submitted and are under consideration at this time, but no decisions have yet been made,” spokeswoman Jen Thompson […]


Huntersville Library reopens Monday, Fall Fest Oct. 26

After 14 months of renovations, the North County Regional Library in Huntersville will re-open Monday morning on Holly Crest Lane, just south of the Northcross Shopping Center. It closed in 2018 for a $6.78 million renovation. Activities  were merged with the Cornelius branch while the work continued. New Huntersville hours will be 9 a.m. to 8 […]

It’s only a test, but sirens will sound Oct. 9

The outdoor warning sirens around the McGuire Nuclear Station will be tested at 11:50 am Wednesday, Oct. 9. The 67 sirens within 10 miles of the McGuire Nuclear Station will sound for three minutes. The test is performed in cooperation with emergency officials in Mecklenburg, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln and Catawba counties, who are responsible for sounding […]


Legislators will hold ‘Town Hall’ Thursday at 7 pm

Sept. 17. By Dave Yochum. NC Sen. Natasha Marcus and NC Rep. Christy Clark will host a Town Hall style discussion starting at 7 pm Thursday at Cornelius Town Hall. There’s plenty to talk about, with North Carolina once again making national news—rightly or wrongly—for the veto over-ride in Raleigh last week Both Clark and […]


Last call for breakfast with the Chief

Davidson Police Chief Penny Dunn will be the Newsmakers Breakfast speaker Sept. 19 at The Peninsula Club. Only about one in 100 chiefs of police in America is female. Newsmakers Breakfasts are open-forum Q&As with people who make the news. Anyone can ask a question. Dunn started her law enforcement career in 1986 and has […]

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Food fight! Eat and support Ada Jenkins Oct. 5

The Ada Jenkins Center’s Third Annual Food Fight will be Saturday, Oct. 5 on the premises of the center at 212 Gamble St. in Davidson. The family event features restaurants, caterers and talented chefs competing for best dish honors. Categories include Mac’N’Cheese, Barbecue, Salads and Desserts. Participants include Bonjour Y’all Bakery, BOUK Catering, The Brickhouse […]


Noted organist opens concert series

The 14th season of the Davidson College Presbyterian Church pipe organ series launches Sept. 16 with Dr. Andrew Scanlon, a professor in the keyboard faculty at East Carolina University since 2009. All programs in the monthly series are free and are followed by a Friends of the Organ meet-the-artist reception immediately after the performance. Donations […]


American Legion Post 86 golf tournament is Oct. 9

American Legion Post 86 in Cornelius will host their 12th Annual Golf Tournament fundraiser on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at the Mallard Head Golf Course in Mooresville. The post’s principal fundraiser supports Legion programs, such as Boy’s State sponsorships and Memorial Day and Veterans Day ceremonies at the Cornelius Veterans Monument. The entry fee for this […]

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Digging culture: Performance tonight, community luncheon Sept. 14

  Aug. 15. Beginning this month, Cornelius and the rest of North Meck will have greater access to free, year-round arts, science and history experiences close to home, thanks to the Arts & Science Council’s “Culture Blocks” program. Unplugged+Live, an acoustic concert series, is Thursday, Aug. 15 at Brick Row, 19725 Oak St. in downtown […]