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Holly Walk tour is Dec. 2

The Peninsula Community Foundation’s Holly Walk, a tour of five homes decorated for the holidays, is today. Proceeds from ticket sales and sponsorships will go to the foundation which supports Lake Norman charities and the communities they serve. The event runs between 2 and 7 pm. Tickets, at $40 per person, are available at http://www. thepeninsulacommunityfoundation.org. […]


N. Meck Christmas Parade is Saturday!

The North Meck Christmas Parade tomorrow ​kick​s​ ​off at 1 pm in downtown Davidson and heads south on Main Street into Cornelius ​​rain or shine.​ The town says Main Street will be closed until about 4 pm.​ You’ll see high school bands, horses, tractors, school groups, civic organizations,​ local political figures and friends and neighbors. ​And even […]


Light Up Cornelius starts at 4 pm downtown

​ The weather outside was frightful this morning, but it will be fine by the time ​Light Up Cornelius ​gets under way in downtown Cornelius late this afternoon. ​The annual Christmas tree lighting on the lawn behind Cornelius Town Hall is a town tradition. ​ ​The National Weather Service says precipitation ends early this afternoon​; the high […]

Cool fall weather on Thanksgiving, tree-lighting Saturday

​Look for great Cornelius weather on ​Thanksgiving​ Eve and Turkey Day itself. The weather will be sunnuy both days with hights around 53 or 55 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. ​Friday will be a much more chilly​, no more than 45 degrees, according to NWS. Showers come in Friday night and stay with us […]

Economic outlook at Newsmakers Breakfast Nov. 15

Charles Dougherty, a top economist with Wells Fargo Securities, will provide an Economic Outlook at the Newsmakers Breakfast Nov. 15 at The Peninsula Club. Dougherty is a recognized expert in the commercial real estate, housing and construction sectors of the nationa, regional and macro economy. He regularly writes indicator reports, produces special commentary, and has […]

Lakeside Charter Open House

Lakeside Charter Academy on Old Statesville Road is having a Fall Festival and Open House on Nov. 3. The event, which runs from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. will include bouncy houses, a pumpkin patch, games and food trucks. Lakeside is the only charter school located in Cornelius. More info: www.lakesidecharteracademy.com

Operation Medicine Drop is Oct. 27

The Cornelius Police Department will hold “Operation Medicine Drop” on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 10 am to 2 pm. It will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. The event, which is free and anonymous, will be behind Town […]

Star-crossed love at Hough High

The Hough High School Theatre Department will perform “Romeo & Juliet,” William Shakespeare’s timeless masterpiece of love and conflict, Oct. 25 and 27. Featuring a cast of talented high school performers, Hough will continue its fall play tradition with this classic romantic tragedy about two star-crossed young lovers caught between the feuding Capulet and Montague […]

Boo! Pre-school Halloween fun Oct. 22

There will be a Preschool Halloween Party 10 am to noon Monday, Oct. 22 at the Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St.  Casper, everyone’s favorite friendly ghost, will be there along with snacks, crafts and the movie “Casper’s Halloween Special.” Ages 3 to 6 are welcome, and all children must be accompanied by an adult. This event is free, but you […]

LKN Chamber Expo Thursday

The Lake Norman Chamber Business Expo is Thursday October 11. It runs from 11 am to 5 pm at the new Huntersville Recreation Center. The facility is located at 11836 Verhoeff Drive beside CPCC Merancas Campus and in front of the Huntersville Family Fitness and Aquatics Center.