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Police Blotter: Feb. 7-13

Feb. 15. Incidents, arrests and citations reported by Cornelius Police Dept. Incidents Incident Nature Incident address Reported Disposition Victim/Complainant 240207074 Larceny 20605 Torrence Chapel Rd 13:54:00 02/07/24 CAA Ulta Beauty 240208029 Larceny 18635 Old Statesville Rd 09:16:35 02/08/24 ASN Circle K 240208069 Fraud 17130 Kenton Dr 14:16:01 02/08/24 ASN Bannister, Francine 240210063 Larceny 19501 W […]

Early Voting for NC Primary under way

Feb. 15. By Dave Vieser. Early Voting for the 2024 primary being held in March begins today, Thursday February 15 and will last through Saturday March 2. Voters who wish to cast their ballots early may do so in Cornelius, Davidson or any other designated early voting site. Where Early voting is available at Cornelius […]

Plenty of development projects are in the pipeline

Feb. 14. By Dave Vieser. Near the conclusion of this week’s Planning Board meeting, acting chair Joe Dean raised a question which has been on the minds of many residents since Cornelius Today published the “Projects Approved But Never Built List” in the February print edition. The list contained information on more than two dozen […]

Celebrate Black History Month in style on Feb. 29

Feb. 14. Eastway Regional Recreation Center is celebrating Black History Month with a fashion show. Organized by Mecklenburg County Parks, the event costs $15 to attend. Come dressed in Afrocentric attire and join the fashion show extravaganza. The event will include light refreshments, music, African dancers, and more. Details Thursday, Feb. 29, 4 to 6 […]

Carowinds will be hiring

Feb. 13. Need a temporary job? Carowinds will host a hiring event from Feb. 17 to Feb. 24 to fill various seasonal roles, with some 2,500 positions open starting March 9. The positions include:  Aquatics, including lifeguards Food and Beverage Park Services Ride Operations Safety and Security Maintenance and Facilities Interested applicants can apply, interview […]

Unity in Community announces awards

Feb. 13. At the January large group meeting, UiC’s first Lenzy R. Wallace, Jr. PhD Excellence Award was given to an individual and an organization who exemplified Lenzy’s strength of character, his commitment to racial equity, justice for all, diversity and inclusion, and his support of UiC. Adrianne Baughns-Wallace, Lenzy’s wife of 37 years, gave […]

Planning Board to review Royal Bliss project

Feb. 12. The Cornelius Planning Board will consider the Royal Bliss Brewery Project at tonight’s meeting. If they recommend approval, the proposal will then be sent back to the Town Board for a final public hearing. Plans call for construction of a 11,800 square foot building on a vacant 2.98 acre plot owned by Griffin […]

Weekend Weather: Super wet, more or less

Feb.  9. Mild temps this weekend with clouds Friday, showers possible Saturday, very likely Sunday. Cooler temps return Tuesday Friday: Cloudy, chance of rain late this afternoon, high near 60. Saturday: Chance of showers, high 70, breezy. Super Bowl Sunday: Showers/rain, high 61-62, not as breezy. Monday: Showers, high 61. Tuesday: Sunny, high 57. Wednesday: […]

Police Blotter: Jan. 31-Feb. 6

As reported by the Cornelius Police Dept. Incidents Incident Nature Incident address Reported Disposition Victim/Complainant 240204037 Larceny 19501 W Catawba Av 11:33:19 02/04/24 ASN High Life 240205045 Larceny 20605 Torrence Chapel Rd 10:05:00 02/05/24 ASN Ulta Beauty 240205054 Fraud 19621 Statesville Rd 11:48:02 02/05/24 ASN NAPA Auto Parts 240206023 B&E Vehicle 9238 Portage Dr 05:34:00 […]

You’re never too early to make plans for Valentine’s Day

Feb. 8. Charlotte came in at No. 30 among most Cupid-worthy US cities—ahead of such love nests as Jersey City, NJ and Toledo, OH—in a study from WalletHub. Ever the romantic types, they looked at the most cost-effective cities for celebrating Valentine’s Day next week across such metrics as florists per capita to the cost […]