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Ahoy Cornelius Police Lake Patrol

Cornelius Police Sgt. Matthew Figaro of the Lake Patrol Unit  will be at King’s Point marina to answer questions regarding boating from 9 am to noon Saturday, Aug. 1. The Lake Patrol Unit will have an area set up for boaters to come meet patrol members and ask questions/talk about any concerns boaters may have. […]

Bakers—and more—needed

July 24. Want to help Angels & Sparrows? The soup kitchen in Huntersville needs 250 individually packaged desserts each weekday. Cookies and brownies are the treats of choice, with no frosting and  individually wrapped in plastic bags, to be distributed to clients with their lunch meal, which is now provided take-out style or delivered to […]

PARC fitness classes returning, starting with Tai Chi

The Tai Chi classes are returning starting Aug. 6 for seven weeks, outdoors at Legion Park to allow for plenty of shade and social distancing. Beginner session at 9 a.m. Thursday, intermediate session at 10:15 a.m. Thursday. The cost is $40 residents, $55 others. Details and registration here. PARC hopes to bring back additional adult fitness […]

Scavenger hunt Aug. 8 supports A2S

July 16. The A2S Foundation, a nonprofit with a mission to provide sustainable programs that generate positive change for Nigerian youth and their communities, will host a scavenger hunt on Aug. 8 in Davidson. The outdoor family-style event will take place in the town where A2S founder Andrew Lovedale attended Davidson College, having come from […]

Family tragedy has Cornelius connection

July 7. By Dave Vieser. The horrific accident on I-485 over the weekend which took the lives of Andrea and Matthew Obester and two of their three children, Elizabeth (12) and Violet (7), all from Belmont, has a Cornelius connection. Andrea’s mother, Faith Nye, lives in the Townhomes at Harborside community in Cornelius.  “Faith is […]

Blood drive, vendor fair July 10 at Keller Williams

June 24. On Friday, July 10, Keller Williams Lake Norman Cornelius will be hosting a blood drive and vendor fair, from 10 am to 3 pm. Sign up here for a time slot to give blood, a commodity that is much needed during this pandemic. Additionally, for each donation, OneBlood will provide a COVID antibody […]

COVID-19: Red Cross offers virtual care for families who lost loved ones

May 19. The American Red Cross is launching a Virtual Family Assistance Center to support families struggling with loss and grief due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. People can visit www.redcross.org/get-help to access a support hub with virtual programs, information, referrals and services to support families in need. The hub will also connect people to […]

Special donation for first responders

May 6. The Peninsula Community Foundation and TopDeck Foundation have donated meal gift cards to all 156 employees of the Cornelius Police and Fire Departments. Don Rainey, a co-founder of TopDeck, said it was a great way for TopDeck and The Peninsula Community Foundation to help local businesses and at the same time give a […]


Where you can worship online

  May 4: Houses of worship continue to practice physical distancing by streaming worship and prayer services online to keep people connected with each other and their faith. If your house of worship is not included, please email the information to corneliustoday@gmail.com. Here is a list of  churches offering online worship or prayer services:   […]

Peninsula Community Foundation collecting for local agencies

April 28. The Peninsula Community Foundation Emergency Relief Fund is accepting contributions to help provide help to families in need during the pandemic. So far, the 501c3 has distributed funding to: —Bags of Hope: Provides free food to school children who experience limited food availability. —Neighborhood CARE Center. Provides food to the families in need […]