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Winter Wander hike Feb. 10

The Cornelius PARC Dept. and Davidson Parks and Recreation will host a guided hike through the trails at Robbins Park and Nature Preserve, starting at 2 pm Sunday, Feb. 10. Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists will lead the two-mile nature walk. Part of “Outdoor Adventures: Winter Wander,” it will incorporate a variety of walking surfaces and […]

LKN Covekeepers meet Jan. 24

The Lake Norman Covekeepers meeting Jan. 24 features guest speaker and certified arborist Brian Frierson. He will discuss tree management for a healthy environment. If you love your trees, their beauty, practicality, and eco-friendliness, plan to attend this informative presentation. The meeting, which starts at 7 p.m., is at a new location: St. Peter by-the-Lake […]

TV newsman headlines Chamber gala Jan. 18

Paul Cameron, who recently retired from WBTV after a 37-year career, will be the keynote speaker at the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce annual gala at The Peninsula Club Jan. 18. Entrepreneurship will continue to be a focus for the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce in 2019 as the Chamber works with SCORE and Central […]

‘Home Grown’ looking for entries

Entries for the “Home Grown” exhibit at the Cornelius Arts Center are being accepted Jan. 7-15. This non-juried show features a variety of works by artists from Cornelius and the surrounding areas. The exhibit will be open from Feb.1 to March 30. More info: http://cornelius.org/103/Parks-Arts-Recreation-Culture


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