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Guns & Hoses Saturday at 3

The Cornelius Police Department and Cornelius-Lemley Fire and Rescue will meet on the ball field for a Guns & Hoses Charity Softball Game on Saturday, Sept. 29. The event will kickoff at 3 pm at Bailey Road Park. Join Cornelius First Responders for a fun afternoon including food from Tenders, local brewery Eleven Lakes Brewing, […]

Newsmakers Breakfast Sept. 26 on charter schools

The thinking behind the charter school debate—more so than the politics—will be the subject of a Newsmakers Breakfast Sept. 26 at The Peninsula Club. Thought leaders Karen Bentley, a former Mecklenburg County Commissioner, and Jim Fuller, a member of the Davidson Board of Commissioners, will field questions for the better part of an hour over […]

Mooresville/Lake Norman Days of Caring

It’s not too late to volunteer for United Way of Central Carolinas Mooresville/Lake Norman Days of Caring, Sept. 22 – Sept. 26. This annual event gives volunteers the opportunity to roll up their sleeves and work together to make an impact in the community. Days of Caring includes 12 volunteer projects across Mooresville, Troutman, Davidson, […]

Pounding for Parker Gala Oct. 4

The Pounding For Parker Foundation Gala Oct. 4 at Sweet Magnolia Estate features a live and silent auction, a wine pull, raffles, chef-prepared food stations, wine and beer, live music by Dead Man’s Banjo and much more. Tickets are $100 each, or $800 for a reserved table of eight.  Reserved tables provide a designated home […]

Come hungry: Bethel BBQ is Sept. 27

Bethel Presbyterian Church will host their annual barbecue and silent auction on Thursday Sept. 27. This year proceeds will help support the Charlotte Rescue Mission and the One7 Ministries. BBQ sandwiches, plates and 1 lb. containers will be sold from 11 am to 7 pm. The silent auction and quilt sale will be held in […]

Prayer Vigil on Davidson Village Green Sept. 20

Days after the violence in Charlottesville, Va. last year, the Confederate soldiers’ monument on Zion Avenue was vandalized. Joel Simpson, the former associate pastor at Mt. Zion United Methodist, organized a prayer vigil on the Davidson Village Green. There will be a second prayer vigil on the Green in Davidson at 7 p.m. Sept. 20.

The 9-11 monument, with a 3000 lb. piece of steel from the World TradeCenter in the center

Community invited to 9/11 Remembrance Vigil

  A Cornelius 9/11 Remembrance Vigil will be held on Tuesday, Sept.11. The community is invited to quietly reflect and remember at the site of the 9/11 monument located at Fire Station No. 1, 19729 S. Main Street, as members of the Cornelius Fire Department toll a bell marking the key moments of that day. […]

Covekeepers meeting Sept. 27

The Lake Norman Covekeepers meeting will be Thursday Sept. 27 at East Lincoln Volunteer Fire Department, 406 South Pilot Knob Road, Stanley. Catawba Riverkeeper Sam Perkins will provide an update on key water issues, including sedimentation and erosion due to development, coal ash, legal actions, hydrilla and algae bloom, plus how to use the CRF app […]

Mark your calendars for Laketoberfest

Laketoberfest returns to  Cornelius Saturday, Oct. 20. The event, which runs from 4 pm to 9 pm at Bailey Road Park, is family-friendly and features live music as well as plenty of craft beer. Admission and parking are free. It’s put on by the PARC Department. Info: www.cornelius.org/parc  

Go for baroque at Davidson College Presbyterian

Starting off  in the Lingle Chapel and then moving into the sanctuary of Davidson College Presbyterian Church with its Wicks organ, Dr. Elizabeth Harrison kicks off Organ at Davidson’s 13th series season with a program titled “Around Bach”  Sept. 17. It features music by Boehm, Buxtehude, Walter, Krebs, and Bach. The event gets under way […]