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List of Easter services

April 2.  Many churches have returned to in-person worship with varying capacity, and face mask and social distancing restrictions, while maintaining online options. Please check websites for online availability and advance in-person registration where required. Here is a list of services in Cornelius, unless noted: Bethel Presbyterian Church 19920 Bethel Church Road, 704-892-0546 Easter: Sunrise […]

Newsmakers Breakfast on rising sea levels

April 1. Count Otto von Bronksdorf PhD. is our Newsmakers Breakfast speaker April 31. The Cornelius resident has landed the $9 billion contract to lower sea levels by excavating the ocean floor up and down the east coast. The resulting underwater valleys will help drain prime waterfront real estate from Kennebunkport to Key West. He […]

‘Hooked on Cornelius’ April 17

April 1. Hooked on Cornelius returns April 17 for kids aged seven to 12 with sessions available at 10 am or 11 am. Registration opens today April 1 to Cornelius residents and April 5 to the general public. The Cornelius PARC Department and Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists will have fishing equipment available to use during […]

Egg hunts mostly full, if not full, and very COVID-aware

March 26. Life may be slowly getting back to normal, albeit a new normal. Indeed, most of the time slots are filled at Saturday’s Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Easter Egg Hunt. Kids will be separated into small groups by age and divided into two sections to make the experience a little less intense and […]

Planning Board dives into Land Use Plan

March 25. The Town of Cornelius Planning Board will hold a special meeting on Monday, March 29 to discuss potential updates to the Land Use Plan. The work session will be held in the Assembly Room at Town Hall, but it is closed to the public due to COVID-19 social distancing requirements. The work session, […]

Community Read starts with an ‘absolute page-turner’

March 23. Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s “Community Read,” which builds a community dialogue around the themes of racism and social justice, returns with discussions, book clubs and events hosted by the Library and community partners. The signature title, “I’m Not Dying with You Tonight” by Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal, includes an appearance by the authors […]

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Zoom seminar tonight on slowing the aging process

March 19. Worldwide, around 50 million people have dementia, with nearly 10 million new cases every year, according to the World Health Organization. The estimated proportion of the general population aged 60 and over with dementia is between 5 percent and 8 percent. Chris Davis, managing director of Davidson Wealth Management, says there is more […]

Free shredding April 10

March 19. There will be a free document shredding event behind Cornelius Town Hall on Saturday, April 10 from 9 am to noon. There’s a four-box maximum and the event may end early due to heavy volume. Everyone is asked to remain in their cars; Cornelius Police will assist with directions. CPD along with Aquesta […]

Joint meeting of Town Board, Planning Board

March 17. The Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting to conduct a joint meeting with the Planning Board on Thursday, March 18, beginning at 5 pm to discuss priorities and strategies for the Land Use Plan update. The session will be held in the Assembly Room of Cornelius Town Hall. Due to COVID-19, […]

Virtual Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety Program

March 16. The Cornelius Police Dept. Traffic Safety Unit will host a Virtual Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety Program on Zoom today at 6 pm. Click here to join in.