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The Davidson Art Festival is back on

Sept. 4. This year’s festival will be held 4-7 pm Saturday, Oct. 17 with an Oct. 31 rain date.  To help local artists, the $40 application fee is waived. Although there is no charge for this festival,  participants must  fill out an application and be accepted into the show. Space is very limited and coronavirus […]

2020 National Night Out neighborhood registration

Aug. 31. The Cornelius Police Department and Cornelius PARC Department will be hosting a Parade of Lights for National Night Out on Tuesday, October 6  from 5 pm – 8 pm.  National Night Out is normally held on the first Tuesday in August when residents have an opportunity to meet Local Public Safety Officers and […]

Mt. Zion’s 81st Annual BBQ

Aug. 27. The popular fall tradition will have a to-go menu only this year.  You can purchase  BBQ by the pound, coleslaw and sauce to go by ordering in advance or taking your chances at first come, first  served at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 19600 Zion Ave.   Pickup lines open at 10:30 am Saturday […]

Bowing to tradition, Cornelius keeps tradition of dog show … online

Aug. 26. Pet owners are invited to register online to enter their furry friends into a variety of fun contests between now and September 10. The registration fee is $10 per dog, which includes entry into the 20th Annual All American Dog Show  and up to two additional competitions. The nine virtual pet contests include Best […]

Virtual ribbon-cutting ceremony for Nannie Potts Lane

Augt. 26. A virtual ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held 10 am Thursday, August 27, to celebrate the opening of the new Nannie Potts Lane that connects Highway 21 to Smith Circle. The program will go live on the town’s Facebook page  and Instagram page (@TownofCornelius) at 10 am.  The street was named after the town’s first […]

Food support for at-risk seniors

Aug. 25. As the COVID-19 crisis continues to threaten the well-being of North Carolina seniors, the SECU Foundation has provided an additional round of disaster relief assistance to Meals on Wheels North Carolina.  The $500,000 grant will support food deliveries to over 43,000 homebound seniors statewide. In Mecklenburg County Meals on Wheels is called Friendship […]

LKN Chamber golf tournament is on

Aug. 24. The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Fall Classic golf tournament will be held Monday, Oct. 26 at the  Mooresville Golf Club.  This Captain’s Choice tournament can host up to 120 players, and just more half that number have already registered. Details and buy tickets here.  Net proceeds from the tournament fund chamber […]

Charlotte marathon goes virtual in November

Aug. 24. The Novant Health Charlotte Marathon will happen, albeit virtually, in 2020. The decision on this year’s events was made in consultation with the team at Novant Health, the marathon’s title sponsor and official medical care provider. “Runners are a resilient breed,” said Tim Rhodes, Race Director for the Novant Health Charlotte Marathon. “We’re […]

Local nonprofit installs Little Free Pantry

Aug. 20. The Ausie Rivens Community Center/ Scholarship Foundation has installed a Little Free Pantry at 20805 Catawba Ave.  The Little Free Pantry is a national grassroots movement created to address the local need for food.  According to the Brookings Institution, food insecurity has increased in the US since the onset of the new coronavirus […]

Neighborhood Care Center needs your help

Aug. 21. The Neighborhood CARE Center will offer a tutoring program, The Learning Zone, which will run Mondays through  Thursdays. Organizers would like to provide snacks for the children and are asking for donations of individual serving size chips, cookies, etc. and individual serving size drinks. Please take your snack donations  to their location:  Neighborhood C.A.R.E. Center, 19711 Smith […]