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Calling all doggies (and their humans)

Mark your calendars: The 18th Annual All American Dog Show will be held at Robbins Park from 3 pm to 6 pm Oct. 6. The free event, sponsored by Lake Norman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, is a Cornelius PARC Department tradition. On-site registration begins at 3 pm, with a K9 demonstration at 3:30 pm courtesy of the Cornelius […]

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Cornelius resident organizing 4th Annual Carolina Jubilee

Aug. 13. Cornelius-based Carolina Farm Trust will hold the 4th Annual Carolina Jubilee Friday, Sept. 28 and Saturday, Sept. 29 in Harmony on the grounds of VanHoy Farms about an hour north of Charlotte. The festival offers regionally produced fresh foods and beverages from several North Carolina farms, breweries and wineries as well as musicians […]


Opioid Crisis: Critical community discussion Aug. 16

The nation’s Opioid Crisis will be front and center at an important Newsmakers Breakfast Aug. 16 at The Peninsula Club. Speakers include the Cornelius chief of police, the medical director of the Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center emergency department and the mother of a victim of the opioid epidemic. It is a national problem with business implications […]

‘Social Determinants of Health’ discussion Aug. 21 at Ada Jenkins

Ada Jenkins Center will host a discussion with Dr. Kristie Foley on the Social Determinants of Health on Aug. 21 at 6:30 pm. “We are pleased to host such an important discussion,” said Georgia Krueger, Executive Director of Ada Jenkins Center.  “It is core to our mission and consistent with our daily efforts to support individuals […]

N. Meck Rec Center discussion July 24

The Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department, along with the parks departments from the towns of Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville, will host a public information session at Bailey Middle School, 11900 Bailey Road in Cornelius, to discuss the planning process for the Northern Regional Recreational Center. The new facility will be located at 18121 Old Statesville […]


Beer is like yeast: Add it and business expands

“The Business of Beer” is the topic of a Cornelius Today Newsmakers Breakfast July 11.  Speakers include Andrew Durstewitz, the CEO of D9 Brewing Co. and Ray Hutchinson, the brewmaster at Eleven Lakes Brewery, as well as Ryan McDaniels, CEO of Lake Norman Economic Development. The cost to attend is $12. To RSVP, call 704-895-1335. […]


Pirates on a blimp July 8—but of course

Come by land or water for a free outdoor showing of “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl” at Ramsey Creek Park July 8. The show gets under way around 8:30 pm, but kid-friendly things start happening at 7, including hot dogs, Italian ice and beverages for purchase. Put on by the […]

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. […]