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Alexander Farm developer providing land for fire station

By Dave Vieser. WIN Development LLC, the developer planning a large, mixed-use project on the iconic Alexander Farm site, has agreed to donate land for a new Cornelius Fire Station. Getting land for a new fire station, which would be located just east of the intersection of West Catawba and Westmoreland, was a priority for […]

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Builder proposes hotel, retail, senior housing

Dec. 9. By Dave Vieser. Charlotte-based Palace Investment Group Inc. wants to develop 33 acres of vacant land along I-77 currently designated for “rural preservation” on Chartown Drive into a mixed-use center. Charmore Center would include medical offices, senior housing, a skilled care living center, retail shops, an entertainment center and a hotel. The Charlotte-based […]

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Days Inn is history

Oct. 15. The Days Inn on Holiday Lane—perhaps unwisely named for a previous hotel chain—is being torn down to make way for a new, larger North Carolina State Employees’ Credit Union. The 8,500-square-foot branch will go up on the hotel property, just north of the existing SECU branch. Family histories were made at the now […]

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Catawba at Knox will be finished mid-2020

Oct. 6. By Dave Yochum. Groundbreaking has already taken place at West Catawba and Knox Road where Charter Cornelius will build a 48,225-square-foot shopping center on 11 acres. “We will move forward now toward a project grand opening in 2020 mid-year,” says Paul Brandes, principal at Charter Realty & Development Corp., the Greenwich, CT company […]

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Food fight! Eat and support Ada Jenkins Oct. 5

The Ada Jenkins Center’s Third Annual Food Fight will be Saturday, Oct. 5 on the premises of the center at 212 Gamble St. in Davidson. The family event features restaurants, caterers and talented chefs competing for best dish honors. Categories include Mac’N’Cheese, Barbecue, Salads and Desserts. Participants include Bonjour Y’all Bakery, BOUK Catering, The Brickhouse […]

LeafSpring plans go to Planning Board next

Aug. 20. LeafSpring School’s rezoning application received a generally positive response at the Cornelius Town Board meeting last night. Plans call for a 14,000 square foot pre-school and 10,000 square foot after-school building called The Village. The 4.1 acre property is  just north of Cowboy Restaurant on Statesville Road/Highway 21 in Cornelius. The proposed development […]

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Chase takes a step forward in Cornelius

  Aug. 13. By Dave Vieser. Cornelius has given Chase Bank the green light to build a branch on 1.5 acres at the northeast corner of Jetton Road and West Catawba Avenue where a closed Rite Aid building now stands. Chase plans to demolish the building, and erect a one-story 3,000 square foot bank with a two-lane drive through. It’s part of […]

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Alexander Farms plan officially unveiled at Town Hall

Aug. 6. By Dave Vieser. With an overflow crowd on hand at Town Hall, residents spoke out Monday evening about a proposed mixed-use development at the Alexander Farm property in Cornelius during the first of two public hearings. No decisions were made by the Town Board on the proposal which has a mix of commercial/retail […]

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Sprizzi plans fall flat

  Aug. 5. By Dave Yochum. Plans for the much-heralded Sprizzi Bev-Co. operation in the old Michael Waltrip Raceworld complex on Liverpool have fizzled out. An unnamed entity is buying Sprizzi for an undisclosed amount, according to Tim Goff, the president and CEO of Sprizzi. In December, Cornelius officials said they expected Sprizzi would create […]

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Following the money: Chase plans to build a branch in Cornelius

Aug. 5. By Dave Vieser. In an area already filled with financial institutions, Cornelius may be landing another big one. Chase Bank has its eyes on prime corner property at Jetton and West Catawba where a closed Rite Aid pharmacy stands. Chase actually intends to demolish the old pharmacy. It will also build a bank […]