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Town Board meeting virtually Monday at 7 pm

April 3. By Dave Vieser. For the first the first time ever, the Cornelius Town Board will conduct a regular bi-monthly meeting in a virtual format this Monday April 6 at 7 pm. The public will not be able to attend but can follow the meeting agenda by accessing the town web site: www.cornelius.org. The […]

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Where you can worship online

Houses of worship are practicing physical distancing by streaming worship and prayer services online to keep people connected with each other and God. If your house of worship is not included, please email the information to corneliustoday@gmail.com. Here is a list of  churches offering online worship or prayer services;   Church of the Good Shepherd […]

CMS update: Aiming for around May 15 for back to school

April 2. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is receiving questions from students and families regarding next steps for Remote Supplemental Learning. In a video chat to parents, CMS leaders answer those questions and provide updated information about instruction on this video. The participants included: Dr. Matthew Hayes, deputy superintendent of academics; Brian Kingsley, chief academic officer; Kathy Elling, […]

Letter to Cornelius Today: Think about others

April 2. I wanted to let you know about a conversation I recently had with my friend who is truly staying at home with her family, being responsible not just for her family but for her community and her country. Her son is being contacted by his school friends to get out of the house, […]

Coffee Chat with Mayor April 6 on COVID-19

April 2. The Town of Cornelius will hold a special Coffee Chat at 8:30 am Monday, April 6. Mayor Washam will host the meeting virtually using Zoom, and will discuss the impact of COVID-19 locally and across the state with a panel of federal and state elected officials, including U.S. Senator Thom Tillis, NC Sen. […]

COVID-19 NC stats 2 pm April 1

1,600+ cases 26,000+ tests completed 200+ hospitalizations 10 deaths Source: NC Sen. Jeff Jackson

Zoom call: Doing business during COVID-19

US Rep. Alma Adams (NC-12) will host a Zoom call at 3 pm Friday, April 3 to connect small business owners; nonprofit, charity and faith-based institution leaders; independent contractors, gig economy workers and 1099 employees; and the self-employed with federal, state, and local programs that can provide help and support during the coronavirus pandemic. Guests […]

JV Washam Elementary School 2019-2020 Q3 Honor Roll

A Honor Roll Anselmo, Luke Anthony 5 Baldwin, Sydney Grace 5 Black-Cintron, Ryan Antonio 5 Bryant, Conor William 5 Cankurtaran, Tuana Damla 5 Carroll, Caleb Edward 5 Castleman, Jackson Hays 5 Champion, Kate Ann 5 Clement, Keira Helene 5 Covert, Madison Kathleen 5 Creely, Madelyn Noelle 5 D’Alessandro, Olivia Paris 5 Duffy, Andrew Leonard 5 […]

Governor’s order takes effect at 5 pm Monday

Here is the text of the governor’s stay-at-home orde: https://files.nc.gov/governor/documents/files/EO121-Stay-at-Home-Order-3.pdf

Animal Shelter closed to public

March 27. The Cornelius Animal Shelter is officially closed to the public. Adoptions are by appointment only through the town’s website. If you have an animal to surrender, please contact the shelter first. Animal Control staff will respond to priority calls only until the order is released. Click here for adoptable pets. The shelter phone […]