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Town holiday traditions moving forward

Oct. 26.  You’ve heard it before: Events will look different this year.  Light Up Cornelius is likely to morph to a three-day event as PARC staff are trying to determine how to hold a tree lighting ceremony as well as bring in Santa and accommodate enough guests, says Parks, Arts, Recreation and Culture (PARC) Director Troy […]

Helpful Tool: SlowCOVIDNC app

Oct. 26. SlowCOVIDNC is the official COVID-19 Exposure Notification app for the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. It leverages Bluetooth technology to let app users know if they may have been exposed to COVID-19, enabling them to quickly act to protect themselves and their community. SlowCOVIDNC users can anonymously share a positive […]

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Bradford Park initial work done

Oct. 26. Phase one of a plan to update the Bradford Neighborhood Park, 13045 Robert Walker Dr., Davidson, is complete and the park is now open to the public.  In 2019 the Town of Davidson and Bradford Home Owners Association (HOA) were the recipients of the GameTime and North Carolina Recreation and Park Association’s Healthy Play […]

Discovery Place Kids-Huntersville is celebrating its 10th birthday in October 2020. Courtesy of Discovery Place Kids-Huntersville.

Discovery Place Kids celebrates 10 years in Huntersville

Oct. 26. Discovery Place Kids-Huntersville is celebrating its 10th birthday this month.  Officially opening its doors on October 23, 2010, the museum is the first of two Discovery Place Kids locations to open in the Carolinas. In 2013, Discovery Place Kids opened in Rockingham. With nature and science museums already well-established in the Charlotte region, […]

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Cornelius Town Hall No. 1 in the polls

Oct. 23. In the first eight days of early voting in Mecklenburg County, Cornelius Town Hall is the No. 1 polling place. During early voting, all 33 polling places are open to voters, so there’s no telling exactly where in Mecklenburg County these voters came from. But Town Hall has logged 8,374 voters, well ahead […]

Absentee ballot requests due by Oct. 27 at 5 pm

Oct. 23. Time is running short if you want to vote by mail. Your absentee ballot request must be received by Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 5 pm. To fill out your ballot, you will need one witness. Be sure your witness is over 18 and that they fully complete the witness certification, including their full […]

Police blotter: Incidents, arrests, citations Oct. 14-20

As reported by the Cornelius Police Dept. Incidents Incident Nature Incident address Reported Disposition Victim/Complainant 201014112 Fraud 8726 Preserve Pond Rd 11:03:00 10/14/20 ASN Jakeway, Bradley 201014161 Larceny 18723 Coachman’S Trace 15:45:00 10/14/20 ASN Moreton, Douglas 201014169 Larceny Vehicle 18645 West Catawba Av 16:31:00 10/14/20 ASN Bowles, David 201015050 B&E Vehicle 20820 Torrence Chapel Rd […]

Saturday more awesome, Sunday it’s like rain

Oct. 23. The weather had been easy to figure out since Sunday: Warm, and warmer, sunny and calm. It all changes tomorrow after another day of warm temps Friday. With a cold front coming our way Saturday, the National Weather Service is calling for a slight chance of showers from mid-morning to mid-afternoon, and possible […]

Free Potassium Iodide available Saturday at Alexander Middle

Oct. 22. Potassium Iodide will be distributed free of charge to residents and employers within the 10-mile Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ) of the McGuire Nuclear Power Plant from 9 am to 1 pm Oct. 24 at the Alexander Middle School in Huntersville. This distribution was planned for this past spring but was delayed due to […]

Leaf vacuuming starts in November

Oct. 21. The Town of Cornelius will launch its annual leaf vacuuming service in November, with the Public Works crew alone with two additional seasonal workers dedicated to leaf removal into January, stopping on rainy days. Leaves will be vacuumed at least once a month, contingent upon weather, volume, staffing, and mechanical issues. Pile at […]