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Black History Month observed Feb. 23

Feb. 17. A celebration in honor of Black History Month will be held from 1 pm to 3 pm Feb. 23 at Cornelius Town Hall. There will be guest speakers, live performances, children’s activities and refreshments. The Smithville CommUNITY Coalition helps organize the event every year. Smithville is the historically black neighborhood just east of I-77 […]

Arts ‘Soiree’ Feb. 21

Cain Center for the Arts, in partnership with Bella Love and Old Town Public House, will hold the Cornelius Arts District Soiree, a free event to at Brick Row, 19725 Oak St. on Feb. 21, from 6 pm to 9 pm. The event will feature music by Rusty Knox and The HC Oakes Duo, food […]

Pancake Breakfast Saturday

​The North Meck Rotary Club’s Annual Sam Wilson Sweetheart Pancake Breakfast is Saturday Feb​.​ 16​ ​from 7:30 am​ to​ 11 am at Bethel Presbyterian Church​. ​T​he cost is $10​. ​​Rotary supports a wide range of community causes. Supporting the event supports the entire community. The Rotary Club of North Mecklenburg County meets at noon every Wednesday at The Peninsula Club.

LKN Covekeepers meet Feb. 28

The Lake Norman Covekeepers meeting Feb. 28 features Catawba Riverkeeper Brandon Jones. He will give a brief update on the storm water ordinance campaign, followed by hands-on training for the presence of bacteria in our water. The new location is St. Peter by-the-Lake Episcopal Church, 8433 Fairfield Forest Road in Denver.  For more information, contact Ben […]

Chamber healthcare summit Feb. 21

The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce will host a Regional Healthcare Summit featuring the CEOs of Atrium Health University City, Lake Norman Regional Medical Center, and Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center. The event will take place Thursday, Feb. 21 from 11:45 am to 2 pm at Northstone Country Club in Huntersville. The event features William […]

NMWC Casino Night March 9

The North Mecklenburg Woman’s Club’s Denim & Diamonds Casino Night is March 9 at The City Club at Gibson Mill in Concord. Four primary beneficiaries include Angels and Sparrows, ANSWER Scholarship, Caterpillar Ministries and Hope House Foundation. The North Mecklenburg Woman’s Club’s mission is to bring women together to promote and support social, educational and […]

Ken Joyner

Newsmakers Breakfast Feb 20 with Meck County Tax Assessor

Ken Joyner, the Mecklenburg County Assessor, will be the Newsmakers Breakfast speaker Feb. 20 at The Peninsula Club hosted by Cornelius Today and Business Today. Joyner is responsible for the assessment of all real and personal property in Cornelius and throughout the county. The Newsmakers Breakfast Feb. 20 is an open forum Q&A with Cornelius […]


‘Home Grown’ exhibit opens Friday, Feb. 1 with reception

Jan. 31. “Home Grown” is the appropriately named art exhibit opening Friday evening at the Cornelius Arts Center downtown. New and diverse works by nearly 100 local artists will be on display in the intimate space until March 30. The opening night reception runs from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Friday., with some artists on […]


Newly elected legislators speaking at Newsmakers Breakfast Jan. 24

Lake Norman’s two newly elected legislators will be the Newsmakers Breakfast speakers Jan. 24 at The Peninsula Club. On deck for the traditional Q&A with Cornelius Today and Business Today readers are NC Rep. Christy Clark and NC Sen. Natasha Marcus. Clark, a Huntersville resident, and Marcus, a Davidson resident, represent Cornelius in the General […]

Bailey’s Glen-Hough High Partnership online auction in February

The Bailey’s Glen/Hough High School Partnership will hold an on-line auction to raise funds to benefit students and teachers. The auction will go live on Feb. 8 and run through Feb. 15 at www/biddingowl.com/baileysglenhoughhigh. The auction will include general interest items, gift cards to local businesses and restaurants, unique sports memorabilia and event tickets.Unique Hough […]