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Town manager gets 12% pay raise

Aug. 8. Cornelius commissioners have granted Town Manager Andrew Grant a 12 percent salary increase, bringing his base salary to $185,000 a year. This puts Grant in the middle of town manager salaries in North Mecklenburg. Huntersville’s pays its town manager $194,782 while the Davidson Town Manager salary is currently at $153,498. ‘High performer’ Grant’s […]

If you plan to catch The Polar Express in Concert, buy your tickets now

Aug. 8. Seats already are limited for the Charlotte Symphony Polar Express in concert Nov. 25-26. Tickets for 7:30 pm concerts at the Belk Theater range from roughly $25 to $130.

Weekend weather, plus hurricane season update

Aug. 5. Look for sun, clouds, storms and humidity over the next several days. Highs in the high 80s, low 90s through Tuesday. Friday: Mix of sun and clouds by afternoon, high 89-90, heat index near 100. Look for late-afternoon T-storms. Saturday: More of the same. Sunday: Ditto. Monday: Ditto. Tuesday: Less chance of storms, […]

Police blotter: Incidents, arrests and citations July 27-Aug. 2

Reported by Cornelius Police Dept. Incidents Incident Nature Incident address Reported Disposition Victim/Complainant 220727026 Larceny Vehicle 9208 Westmoreland Rd 07:38:30 07/27/22 ASN Uhaul 220728038 B&E Vehicle 17110 Kenton Dr 07:21:16 07/28/22 INA Burton, Demetrius 220728046 Larceny Vehicle 8215 Camberly Rd 08:10:52 07/28/22 ASN Garcia, Aryanna 220728058 Fraud 20647 Catawba Av 10:11:31 07/28/22 ASN Sweet Dreams […]

Town leaders seek resident input on land use

Aug. 3. Town leaders are crafting a new Land Use Plan that requires input from residents. Since the Land Use Plan will be used to guide the town’s growth, it will be critical for leaders to know what residents like about Cornelius, as well as what should change. The Town of Cornelius has partnered with […]

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Calling clay artists for Mud at the Mill exhibit

Aug. 3. Cain Center for the Arts will accept submissions starting next week for Mud at the Mill. The annual exhibit showcases functional, sculptural and experimental work using clay as the primary material. —The show is open to all, from students to established artists. —You may submit up to three  pieces but the center may […]

Stumptown Road Extension Project comment period ends soon

Aug. 3. A project to extend Stumptown Road east of NC 115 (Old Statesville Road) is expected to begin construction in 2026. This project in Huntersville will feature bike lanes and sidewalks. Seagle Street will also extend north to the new road to increase local connectivity. The Stumptown Road Extension Project comment period is open […]

Planning Board has new chairman

Aug. 2. Susan Johnson was unanimously appointed the new Cornelius Planning Board chairman at the Town Board’s Aug.1 meeting. Johnson, a Realtor, has been on the Planning Board for eight years. “I am very excited and honored to be appointed as the Planning Board Chair,” Johnson said following the vote. “I look forward to continuing […]

Davidson is accepting applications for nonprofit grant requests

Aug. 2. The Town of Davidson is  accepting applications from nonprofits for grant funding for the 2022-2023 fiscal year. Those interested in information and applying, click here.  www.townofdavidson.org/nonprofitfunding. The application deadline is Friday, Sept. 2. Program grant guidelines are as follows:    —Nonprofit agencies must serve the Davidson community and meet a public purpose that […]

Police blotter: Incidents, arrests and citations July 20-26

Reported by Cornelius Police Dept. Incidents Incident Nature Incident address Reported Disposition Victim/Complainant 220720032 Larceny 19725 Oak St 08:09:00 07/20/22 ASN Richter, Dean 220720033 B&E Residential 18705 The Commons Bv 08:24:19 07/20/22 ASN Shropshire, Devon& Jasmine 220720044 Fraud 22119 Market St 09:49:00 07/20/22 ASN Yager, Karena 220720063 Larceny 21300 Davidson St 13:28:00 07/20/22 ASN YMCA […]