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CPD open house for new jurisdiction

The Cornelius Police Department will hold an open house Thursday, June 28 for residents who live in extra territorial jurisdictions—new developments off Bailey Road. CPD begins policing the areas July 1, when the new fiscal year gets under way. Staff will provide an overview of our agency and services. The even runs from 6:30 pm to […]

‘Suicide Prevention: We’re In This Together’

With the recent deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, suicide is on the minds of many people. A panel of local mental health experts will explore depression, suicide, available resources and why connection is so important at a special forum this Thursday. The discussion will start at 7 pm at  Davidson College Presbyterian Church […]


Celebrity bartenders mix it up for Big Brothers Big Sisters

  Elected officials, business leaders and special guests ranging from Mrs. North Carolina to Panthers announcer Mick Mixon will duel for tips at the Ninth Annual Celebrity Bartending fundraiser this Thursday June 14 at Alton’s Kitchen & Cocktails.  Alton Updike (pictured), owner of Alton’s, has hosted the event the past eight years. Local musicians H.C. […]

Bethel hot dog lunch Thursdays in June, July

Summer is approaching and so is Bethel Presbyterian Church’s Community Hot Dog Lunch provided by the Fellowship Committee.  Beginning June 7, we will offer a hot dog lunch every Thursday from 11 am until 1 pm during June and July in the Fellowship Hall. This is a donation lunch all are welcome regardless of their ability […]


Pounding for Parker ​golf tournament is June 4

​ Allison Cowherd and Jon Cowherd have presented the Levine Children’s Hospital Neuro-oncology Clinic with a check for $100,000 to help fund the brain tumor survivorship clinic. Their son, Parker, has an extremely rare cancer that has spread down his spine and up into his lower brain. “A child’s battle with cancer doesn’t stop once […]

Shades of Brown from Charlotte performed their soulfull jazz songs as the crowd grew at the innaugurial Old Town Cornelius Jazz Festival.

Jazz Festival is on!

Despite partly cloudy skies and “any rain to come,” the PARC Dept. says the Cornelius Jazz Festival is on. Town officials say bring blankets and maybe rain boots for the event, which runs from 5 pm to 9 pm. Four well-known bands are tentatively on deck, including Calvin Edwards, Shableek, Bradford Ray Bailey and Shades […]


Bike on down May 12

The ​Lake Norman Bike Expo​ and community ride​​ will take place Saturday, May 12​. Hosted by the towns of Cornelius and Davidson, ​the event launches from Davidson Parks and Recreation​, 865 South St. Davidson​. The day starts with a 10-mile community ​r​ide ​with registration from 8 am to 830 am. There will be a Bike […]

Cornelius Conversation returns May 17

The next next Cornelius Conversation hosted by Mayor Pro Tem  MIchael Miltich will be Thursday May 17 at Town Hall in Room 204. Budget discussions are front and center but the floor is open. The conversation starts at 6 pm. Pizza will be served.  

I-77 Advisory Group meeting now May 10

The next meeting of the I-77 Advisory Group, originally scheduled for April 30, has been moved to Thursday May 10, from 1-3 pm. It will be held at the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce in Cornelius. DOT Secretary James Trogdon was recently requested to make a presentation to the state legislature on April 30, according […]

Covekeepers bug tour May 10

The Lake Norman Covekeepers will hold an insect field walk and moth demonstration on May 10 at Cowan’s Ford Wildlife Refuge, at the end of Neck Road in Huntersville. The tour, from 7 to 9 pm, will be led by Lenny Lampel, Natural Resources Coordinator. All equipment will be provided. For more information, contact Ben […]