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Guns ‘N’ Hoses Nov. 2

​ The annual Guns ‘N’ Hoses face-off between Cornelius firefighters and police will be 3 pm to 6 pm Nov. 2 on the baseball diamond at Bailey Road Park. It’s a fundraiser for the Firefighter Boesmiller and Officer Sapp families, both of whom are fighting cancer. Sponsorships are available. More info: Fire Chief Guerry Barbee […]

Pre-school Halloween party Oct. 17

The town PARC Dept. will host a pre-school Halloween Party this Thursday from 10 am to noon at the Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St. The kiddies will see a movie, with crafts and snacks. Ages 3 to 6 are welcome, and all children must be accompanied by an adult. This event is free, but […]

Covekeepers meet Oct. 24

The guest speaker at the Lake Norman Covekeepers meeting Oct. 24 is Dr. Brett Hartis, lead scientist for Duke Energy’s Aquatic Plant Management Program. He will discuss plant growth in lakes.  The meeting is at St. Peter by-the-Lake Episcopal Church, 8433 Fairfield Forest Rd. in Denver. Info: 704-577-0544.

Hooked on Cornelius Oct. 19

Hooked on Cornelius, a free, family-oriented activity for children ages 7-12, is Saturday, Oct. 19 from 10 am to noon at Robbins Park. Fishing activities will take place in the upper turtle pond. Fishing rods will be available for participants to use during the event and parents/guardians are encouraged to participate. Registration is required. Pre-register […]

vote 2019

Vote early, not often

One stop/early voting begins next week in Cornelius at Town Hall under a new schedule adopted by the Mecklenburg Board of Elections. Voters can cast their ballots starting Monday Oct. 21 from 10 am to 7 pm through Friday Nov. 1 in the Community Room in Town Hall. Based on past experience, it’s a good […]


Calling all doggies (and their humans)

The 19th Annual All American Dog Show will be held at Robbins Park from 3 pm to 6 pm today, with on-site registration beginning at 3 pm, and a K9 demonstration at 3:30 pm courtesy of the Cornelius Police Department. Here’s what the schedule looks like: 3 pm         On-site Registration Begins […]


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 […]

Chamber holds candidate forum Tuesday

TONIGHT. The Lake Norman Chamber will host a two-hour candidate forum at Cornelius Town Hall Tuesday, Oct. 1 from  7 to 9 pm.  “The Lake Norman Chamber is pleased to provide a forum for our members and the residents of our communities to educate themselves on the candidates for office. We are thankful for the […]

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 […]

Candidate Forum tonight

The East Cornelius Candidate Forum is at 7 pm tonight at Bethel AME Zion Church. To submit a question in advance, email EastCornelius2019@gmail.com. Bethel AME Zion is located at 20736 Catawba Ave., just east of I-77.