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Beware algae in nasty water

Aug. 13. Toxic algae blooms are making news across the country as hot weather heats up ponds and lakes. The blooms can kill a dog in about 15 minutes. Now the Town of Cornelius says an algae bloom that formed on the surface of the southern pond at Robbins Park—behind the tennis courts off Robbins […]

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TopDeck Foundation donates motorcycle to Cornelius Police

Aug. 12. The TopDeck Foundation, which supports the morale and mission of Cornelius law enforcement officers, is donating a dual-purpose motorcycle to the Cornelius Police Department. The new vehicle will be used to access the many miles of paths and trails located in Cornelius, according to TopDeck founders Bridgett and Don Rainey. Police will be […]


‘Park in the Dark’ sounds like fun

The Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists and the Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department will hold “Park in the Dark” with the Cornelius PARC Dept. at Robbins Park Aug. 10. The family event will focus on the nightlife surrounding the Lake Norman area, especially the diverse moth population. Activities that Friday night will include a nature […]


Plenty to do: Concert tonight, Rotary Golf outing Monday

It’s a beautiful Sunday and there’s still plenty to do. I you’re hungry the Deli Fest goes till 3 pm at Temple Kol Tikvah in Davidson. Catch Uptown Funk at Concerts on the Green in Davidson, starting at 6 pm.  In between times, hit Hello Huntersville 2-6 pm in downtown Huntersville. On Monday, golfers should […]

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Cornelius PARC parents’ night out Feb. 16

Feb. 12 – Register now to drop off your children at the Cornelius Arts Center for a Parents’ Night Out event featuring a fun evening of arts and crafts, games and a movie on Friday, Feb. 16. Children ages seven to 12 years-old are invited to attend. The event will run from 6 – 9 […]

Symphony Tonight!

The rain and clouds will go away in time for the symphony under the stars. Accuweather says it will be partly cloudy in Cornelius by 6 pm or 7 pm, and partly sunny by 8. Singer Rockie Lynne will get us started at 6:45 pm, the symphony gets under way at 8:15 and fireworks follow. […]


Bright picture for Cornelius arts includes theater, exhibit space, plaza

Oct. 6. A community-based arts center and arts district in downtown Cornelius took a big step forward this week after Greg Wessling, head of the Arts Center Working Group, outlined plans to launch, staff and fund a $4 million facility that would provide focus to the cultural scene in 28031. The Town of Cornelius has […]