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Deputy US Marshall Meeks’ memorial service will be livestreamed Monday

May 4. Memorial services for slain Deputy US Marshal Thomas M. “Tommy” Weeks Jr., who was fatally shot by a wanted fugitive April 29, will be held at 10:30 am Monday, May 6 at Bojangles Coliseum in Charlotte. The memorial service will be livestreamed at www.justice.gov/live. He was one of four officers killed April 29 […]

Weekend Weather: Summery Friday, cooler and wetter Saturday and Sunday

May 3. Summer-like weather today gives way to cooler temps, showers and thunderstorms on Saturday and Sunday, with humidity coming into play. Friday: Mostly cloudy, high near 85. Showers tonight. Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms, high near 75. Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms, high near 78. Monday: Showers and thunderstorms, high near 80. Tuesday: Afternoon showers and […]

Memorial service for Joshua Eyer begins at 10 am

May 3. Gov. Roy Cooper will attend services for Joshua Eyer who was killed Monday in the line of duty in east Charlotte. The service will begin at 10 am at First Baptist Church at 301 S. Davidson St. in uptown Charlotte. It will be livestreamed, and a graveside service will follow at Sharon Memorial […]

Tommy’s Appliance Tips: Just because your laundry smells good doesn’t necessarily mean it’s clean

May 3.  Cornelius resident Tommy Walker had more than 50 years experience in appliance repair and operated Tommy’s Appliance Service until retiring a few years ago. Tommy will offers his advice for various appliances monthly. As I watch TV commercials, I see more and more gimmicks. I see ads for sprinkles you add to the […]

Police blotter: April 24-30

As reported by the Cornelius Police Dept. Incidents Incident Nature Incident address Reported Disposition Victim/Complainant 240426062 Larceny 20615 Torrence Chapel Rd 16:04:28 04/26/24 CLO Total Wine 240426098 B&E Vehicle 20833 Catawba Av 22:58:00 04/26/24 ASN Leonardo, Bryan 240427058 Larceny 20700 Torrence Chapel Rd 15:55:41 04/27/24 ASN Wood, Alice 240427060 Larceny 20700 Torrence Chapel Rd 16:13:01 […]

Procession this morning for William ‘Alden’ Elliott, officer killed in Monday’s shooting

May 2. A procession for slain NC Department of Adult Correction officer William Alden Elliott will travel from Charlotte to Newton later this morning. He died in Monday’s shooting in East Charlotte where four law enforcement officers were killed. Elliott was a 14-year officer helping serve a warrant on a man who fired more than […]

Procession for Deputy US Marshal Thomas Weeks Jr. will pass through Cornelius today

May 1. Cornelius Police said the procession for fallen Deputy US Marshal Thomas Weeks Jr. from the Medical Examiner’s Office in Charlotte to the Cavin Cook Funeral Home in Mooresville will pass through Cornelius sometime after 11:15 am. A Cornelius-Lemley Fire Dept. fire truck will be in the roadway blocking one lane on the Diverging […]

Davidson police chief addresses tragedy in Charlotte

May 1. [Letter] It is with heavy hearts that we address you today following the tragic incident that occurred in the City of Charlotte yesterday, Monday, April 29. A deeply saddening event unfolded when an armed suspect opened fire on law enforcement officers, resulting in the shooting of eight officers from both the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police […]

Restaurant news: Brown Bag Seafood celebrates anniversary with specials

May 1. Brown Bag Seafood Co. is gearing up to celebrate Brown Bag’s 10-year anniversary starting today. To honor this milestone, Brown Bag Seafood Co. is offering exclusive in-store deals at the Birkdale Village location. The special anniversary promotions will run throughout May and are themed around the number 10: Monday – Thursday: $10 bowls […]

Rep. Adams addresses tragedy in Charlotte

April 30. US Rep. Alma S. Adams released this statement regarding the tragedy in Charlotte yesterday: “Yesterday, our community witnessed a glaring example of the courage and bravery that our men and women in uniform, our first responders, and our medical professionals exhibit every day. “Three members of the U.S. Marshals’ Fugitive Task Force and […]