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Police blotter: Incidents, arrests and citations May 5-11

Reported by Cornelius Police Dept. Incidents Incident Nature Incident address Reported Disposition Victim/Complainant 210503100 Fraud 20509 N Main St 11:51:20 05/07/21 ASN Hoffman, Christopher 210506101 Larceny Vehicle 18540 Starcreek Dr 14:06:17 05/06/21 ASN Clawson, William 210506114 Larceny 17111 Statesville Rd 00:41:56 05/08/21 CLO Home Depot 210508044 Larceny 18611 Starcreek Dr 10:26:13 05/08/21 ACT Jordan, Jonathon […]


Davidson would maintain tax rate under proposed budget

May 12. While the general fund budget would increase by 5.6 percent, the Town of Davidson tax rate will remain the same under the proposed budget for fiscal year 2021-22 (July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022). “We are extremely proud of our staff and department heads for all of the hard work that has […]

Novant begins Pfizer shots for 12- to 15-year-olds Thursday afternoon

May 10. Novant Health will accept COVID-19 vaccination walk-ins for 12- to 15 year-olds beginning 3 pm Thursday, contingent on expected approvals from the Food & Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control. The closest location is Novant Health Medical Group at 17220 Northcross Drive in Huntersville. It is open 8 am to 5 […]

COVID-19 update May 10

May 10. The NC Dept. of Health & Human Services today reported 974 new COVID-19 cases, down from 1,932 new cases reported late Friday afternoon and 1,798 new cases reported last Thursday. Hospitalizations Statewide, hospitalizations were at 951, down from 1,007 one week ago. Deaths There were 10 new deaths attributable to COVID-19 statewide in […]

Police blotter: Incidents, arrests and citations April 28 – May 4

Reported by Cornelius Police Dept. Incidents Incident Nature Incident address Reported Disposition Victim/Complainant 210428065 Fraud 19100 Brookgreen Garden Pl 12:08:13 04/28/21 ASN Moore, Matthew 210429070 Larceny 20125 N Main St 14:26:58 04/29/21 CLO Food Lion 210429079 B&E Vehicle 19101 Peninsula Club Dr 15:55:57 04/29/21 ASN Williams, Joesph 210430027 Larceny 20315 Knox Rd 07:18:00 04/30/21 ASN […]

Local elections likely in November

May 7. By Dave Vieser. It appears that local elections will take place this fall as scheduled. The late arrival of US Census data initially threatened to delay the elections, but it now appears that voters will go to the polls on Nov. 2, under the usual schedule. The reason: There are no districts in […]

Weekend Weather: Windy, Wonderful

May 7. Plan for great weather today, Saturday and Sunday, with showers coming Monday. Today, look for breezes, sun and temperatures around 68; Saturday, sunny with temps a little warmer, possibly 72; and sunny Sunday, reaching 80. Monday is all about off and on showers with a possible thunderstorm in the afternoon.

USDA cites Zootastic

May 6. Zootastic Park, a drive-through and walk-through animal park in Troutman, has been cited by the US Department of Agriculture for improper daily inspections of animals in their care. Five goats in the petting zoo public display area were noted to be lame on observation during inspection by the USDA. Veterinarians were consulted and […]

Thank a nurse during National Nurses Week

May 5. National Nurses Week begins tomorrow with National Nurses Day. The week goes through May 12, which was the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. It’s a great time to say thank you to a nurse with a card, a sign or an email. Atrium Health has several ideas for how […]

Planning Board meets May 10 at 5:30

May 5. The regularly scheduled Town of Cornelius Planning Board meeting May 10 will begin at 5:30 pm. This is an open meeting, however, the meeting is physically closed to the public due to COVID-19 social distancing requirements. The public may view the meeting from the lobby or Community Room in Town Hall, or virtually […]