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Connect with Cornelius Nov. 1

Oct. 28. The next Connecting Cornelius Virtual Coffee Chat will be Monday, Nov. 1, from 8:30 am to 9:30 am. Topics include a local transportation update, COVID-19 and the Cain Center for the Arts, followed by a Q&A. Submit questions to [email protected] Join via Zoom. Meeting ID: 860 9569 4910. Click here to RSVP.

Unity in Community large group meets Saturday

Unity in Community will hold its quarterly large group meeting 10 am to noon Saturday, Oct. 23rd via Zoom. Click here to register. Unity in Community is a diverse, community based nonprofit organization that strives to achieve racial equity in the towns of North Mecklenburg through small and large group engagement, education and activism.

Virtual discussion Oct. 20: Shaping Education: Decisions & Impact

Oct. 18. With Critical Race Theory a topic of discussion nationwide, Unity in Community North Mecklenburg (UiC) will hold the second installment of a two-part virtual forum on Wednesday Oct. 20 to discuss education in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools. “Shaping Education: Decisions & Impact” will be moderated by Dr. Brandy Nelson, executive director of CMS secondary […]

Virtual breakfast fundraiser supports DCCDC

Oct. 18. The Davidson-Cornelius Child Development Center was founded in response to a tragic fire that claimed the lives of children whose mother had no access to daycare—she left them alone while she worked outside the home to support them. Decades later the DCCDC is still helping working parents; it’s a place of stability and […]

Connect with Cornelius Oct. 21 via Zoom

Oct. 13. The Town of Cornelius will host its next Connecting Cornelius: Virtual Evening Edition 6-7 pm Thursday, Oct. 21 on Zoom. Agenda topics include transportation and COVID-19 updates as well as a special presentation on public safety with representatives from the police and fire departments. There will be a Q&A session. Cornelius residents and […]

Davidson candidate forum Oct. 14

Oct. 12. The Lake Norman Chamber’s Davidson candidate forum on Oct. 14 is strictly virtual. It starts at 7 pm, and includes a welcome from Mayor Rusty Knox. The moderator is Jeff Tarte, the former NC Senator representing District 41. There are eight candidates for Town Board. Mayor Knox is running unopposed. Watch it live: […]

Cornelius Veterans Day observation outdoors Nov. 11

Ot. 12. The Town of Cornelius will hold the traditional Veterans Day Program outdoors at 11 am at the Cornelius Veterans Monument at Rotary Plaza behind Town Hall. American Legion Post 86 Commander Randy Wally will lead the ceremony which includes a special performance by country music artist and Army veteran Rockie Lynne. There will […]


Veterans Day ceremonies are planned to salute the military

Oct. 7. Huntersville is planning a Veterans Day parade and ceremony for Nov. 13. The town, American Legion Post 321and Sons of the American Legion Post 321 will present the 6th Annual Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony on Saturday, Nov.13 at Veterans Park in downtown Huntersville beginning at 10 am. Parade participant applications are due by Oct. […]

A walk in the park

Oct. 7. Laura Domingo, a naturalist with Mecklenburg County, will be lead a walk in Ramsey Creek Park 2 pm to 4 pm Friday Oct. 15 focusing on wildlife. Pre-registration is encouraged as space is limited. More info: www.cornelius.org/pr or call 704-892-6031 ext. 160. The event is hosted by Cornelius Parks & Rec.

US Senate candidate Jeff Jackson will hold ‘town hall’ at Davidson College

Oct. 5. NC Sen. Jeff Jackson will hold a town hall at Davidson College on Friday Oct. 8.  Jackson, a Democrat from Charlotte, plans to listen to students’ concerns and answer their questions. The event begins at 3:30 pm in the Mariam Cannon Hayes Amphitheater, outside of Alvarez Student Union.