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Tai Chi for Health classes returning

These sessions, led by certified Tai Chi instructor Joe Higgins, offer a health and fitness exercise as well as a moving meditation. Gentle, flowing movements stretch and strengthen muscles, tendons and joints while placing the least amount of stress and tension on the body. Choose Intro to Tai Chi classes for beginners or Intermediate Tai […]

Volunteers needed to help American Cancer Society light up neighborhoods

Sept. 14. COVID-19 has grounded the American Cancer Society’s events and community organizing, slicing annual fundraising efforts in half. Instead of large events and to ensure safety, the American Cancer Society is seeking volunteers to sell luminaria in every community across the state. North Carolinians will join together on September 20 and light these decorative keepsake […]

Suicide prevention, mental health awareness program set for Sept. 21

Sept. 11. Davidson Mayor Knox and the Board of Commissioners acknowledged the recent passing of a Davidson teen to suicide and the need for mental health awareness and resources. The board would like to continue the conversation in the community and at an upcoming board meeting with Davidson LifeLine and other area mental health resources […]

Blood drive Friday at Keller Williams

Sept. 10. On Friday, Sept. 11, Keller Williams Lake Norman will host a blood drive and vendor fair from 10 am to 3 pm. The outdoor event will take place in the Keller Williams parking lot at 19721 Bethel Church Road. Vendors will have tents around the lot, providing snacks and refreshments for blood donors. […]

Loaves & Fishes needs your help

Sept. 8. For families across Charlotte, this school year is unlike anything we have experienced before. In 2019, nearly 82,000 children were a part of the CMS Free and Reduced Lunch Program. This amount would overflow the Bank of America Stadium by 6,000 children. A story from Loaves & Fishes Genesis [no last name to […]

Save the date: Shred Event

Sept. 4. The Cornelius Police Department, Truliant Federal Credit Union and Shred-It will host a Community Document Shredding Event in the parking lot of Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 Catawba Ave., 9 am to noon Saturday Sept. 26.  The document shredding event is free to the community. If there is heavy volume, Truliant & Shred-it may […]

The Davidson Art Festival is back on

Sept. 4. This year’s festival will be held 4-7 pm Saturday, Oct. 17 with an Oct. 31 rain date.  To help local artists, the $40 application fee is waived. Although there is no charge for this festival,  participants must  fill out an application and be accepted into the show. Space is very limited and coronavirus […]

2020 National Night Out neighborhood registration

Aug. 31. The Cornelius Police Department and Cornelius PARC Department will be hosting a Parade of Lights for National Night Out on Tuesday, October 6  from 5 pm – 8 pm.  National Night Out is normally held on the first Tuesday in August when residents have an opportunity to meet Local Public Safety Officers and […]

Mt. Zion’s 81st Annual BBQ

Aug. 27. The popular fall tradition will have a to-go menu only this year.  You can purchase  BBQ by the pound, coleslaw and sauce to go by ordering in advance or taking your chances at first come, first  served at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 19600 Zion Ave.   Pickup lines open at 10:30 am Saturday […]

Bowing to tradition, Cornelius keeps tradition of dog show … online

Aug. 26. Pet owners are invited to register online to enter their furry friends into a variety of fun contests between now and September 10. The registration fee is $10 per dog, which includes entry into the 20th Annual All American Dog Show  and up to two additional competitions. The nine virtual pet contests include Best […]