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Monday ‘Coffee Chat’ features Mecklenburg health director

The Cornelius “Coffee Chat” Monday Aug. 3 will feature Mecklenburg County Public Health Director Gibbie Harris who will give an update on COVID-19. Hosted by Mayor Woody Washam, the virtual coffee chat begins at 8:30 am via Zoom. Members of the Town Board and town staff will be on hand as well, with Town Manager […]


Weekend weather

July 31. Yesterday was a nice break from all that 90-degree weather, right? LOL, it’s coming back, with storms, this weekend. The National Weather Service is calling for highs of 93 today and tomorrow, with 91 forecast for Sunday and showers and thunderstorms likely amidst the heat. Thirty percent chance of showers Friday and Saturday, […]

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Ahoy Cornelius Police Lake Patrol

Cornelius Police Sgt. Matthew Figaro of the Lake Patrol Unit  will be at King’s Point marina to answer questions regarding boating from 9 am to noon Saturday, Aug. 1. The Lake Patrol Unit will have an area set up for boaters to come meet patrol members and ask questions/talk about any concerns boaters may have. […]

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Police blotter: Incidents/arrests/citations as reported by CPD July 30

Incidents Incident Nature Incident address Reported Disposition Victim/Complainant 200723031 Fraud 8807 Chagrin Dr 08:31:44 07/23/20 ASN Bush, Lessie 200723068 Fraud 19624 Meta Rd 14:07:59 07/23/20 ASN Huseby, Joyce 200725040 B&E Vehicle 19501 Statesville Rd 08:51:00 07/25/20 ASN Rydbom, Wayne 200725040 B&E Vehicle 19501 Statesville Rd 08:51:00 07/25/20 ASN Crespo-Fernandez, Jose 200725059 Larceny Vehicle 19708 W […]

Benz on Dean’s List at NYU

Riley Benz, the son of Megan Benz, has made the Dean’s List at the Stern School of Business at New York University for Fall of 2019 and Spring of 2020. Benz, of Cornelius, is a graduate of Lake Norman Charter School.

Zoom meeting July 30 on asbestos testing in Davidson

The N.C. Dept. of Environmental Quality’s Division of Waste Management (DEQ) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), along with the Town of Davidson, will co-host a digital public information meeting July 30 to discuss the expanded, free soil sampling for asbestos in the residential area within a quarter mile of the former Carolina Asbestos Corp. […]


HOA’s: Some advice after 12 years at the helm

July 28. By Dave Vieser. When my wife Gloria and I moved from Long Island to the Townhomes at Harborside in 2004, two unanticipated things happened rather quickly: First, we made great friends. Whether they hailed from the Carolinas or other states, it’s been a blessing. Before you know it I became president of our […]


It’s just nuts out there

July 28. The second half of summer comes with a few typical themes: Barbeques with family, murder hornets, the sound of lawnmowers, outdoor walks and young squirrels falling out of trees. Yes, that’s right. This is the time of year that squirrels are raising their second brood of the year. Summer storms and tree-cutting activity […]

Weekend weather: Hi heat!

July 24. Get ready for another warm, thunder-stormy weekend with temps in the low 90s and thunderstorms in the afternoon, starting Friday. Saturday is an equally humid repeat of Friday, with storms in the afternoon, highs around 91. Sunday is going to be just as hot, if not a little hotter, but maybe just a […]

Keep a light on

July 24. The Huntersville Police Department will not hold National Night Out on Aug. 4 out of concern for the safety of its officers and town residents. “We are encouraging homeowners to leave a light on,”  Sgt. Brad Habenich says. Huntersville made the decision in April to cancel summer events because of the coronavirus pandemic. […]