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Suzanne Fulton

Cornelius Home Grown Art Exhibit

By Suzanne Fulton. On behalf of local artists and artisans, thank you, Town of Cornelius, for enabling us to show a work of art at the annual Home Grown exhibit in the arts center. At the exhibit’s opening reception Feb. 7, I was delighted to see an array of types of artwork and crafts expertly […]


More greenways will be under construction as 2020 begins

Dec. 13. By Dave Vieser. Parts of a 13-mile path of greenways and shared paths around Cornelius are starting to coming together. The most recent addition was the opening of the Antiquity Greenway which runs from North Zion Avenue to South Street, just north of the covered bridge in Antiquity. Town officials have dubbed the […]


Indoor entertainment center coming to Kenton Place

By Dave Vieser. First, it was a Lowe’s Foods and then a Harris Teeter reclamation center. Now the 50,000 square foot store on Kenton Drive will become an indoor recreation and entertainment center. Urban Air, based in Dallas, Texas, hopes to cut the ribbon in December. It promises to be an awesome place to unleash […]


Calling all doggies (and their humans)

The 19th Annual All American Dog Show will be held at Robbins Park from 3 pm to 6 pm today, with on-site registration beginning at 3 pm, and a K9 demonstration at 3:30 pm courtesy of the Cornelius Police Department. Here’s what the schedule looks like: 3 pm         On-site Registration Begins […]


Attention teens: Meeting Sept. 25 to plan trips, dances, retreats, conferences

The parks departments of Cornelius, Huntersville and Davidson, along with the Lake Norman Teen Council Executive Board, are inviting local teens to the council’s first meeting of the year at 6:30 pm Tuesday Sept. 25  in the Community Room at Cornelius Town Hall. The Lake Norman Teen Council—for students  in grades 6 – 12—helps create programs […]


Plenty to do: Concert tonight, Rotary Golf outing Monday

It’s a beautiful Sunday and there’s still plenty to do. I you’re hungry the Deli Fest goes till 3 pm at Temple Kol Tikvah in Davidson. Catch Uptown Funk at Concerts on the Green in Davidson, starting at 6 pm.  In between times, hit Hello Huntersville 2-6 pm in downtown Huntersville. On Monday, golfers should […]


Is a cycling-friendly Cornelius within biking distance?

By Dave Yochum. Cornelius is getting serious about making the town bicycle friendly. More than two dozen bike signs are expected to go up this month. The signs will help cyclists—and motorists—get to know five key routes around town. The goal is to make cycling a meaningful way to get from Point A to Point […]


Lakefront pavilion at Jetton Park is ready—and beautiful

The renovation of a Jetton Park landmark is finally complete. The park’s distinctive lakefront pavilion and bike barn—once an open-air alpine-style facility for bike rentals—has been refurbished into an enclosed, upscale special event hall. Complete with stunning sunset views, Mecklenburg County officials hope it will be a popular venue for weddings, family reunions and even county […]


Greenways: Our town’s Coolness Quotient is climbing

By Dave Yochum. Greenways are increasing our CQ. Indeed, the town’s Coolness Quotient officially goes up by 2.6 miles on May 13 when the Caldwell Station Creek Greenway officially opens with a dedication ceremony and run. “I’m not a biker or a jogger but I know they mean a lot to people, you take the enthusiasm—wow, […]


‘Beyond Walls’ exhibit lands statewide honor

Oct. 30. The Cornelius PARC Department has received the North Carolina Recreation and Park Association’s Arts and Humanities Award for its public art exhibition, Beyond Walls, at Robbins Park. The NCRPA Arts and Humanities award recognizes innovative arts and humanities programs in North Carolina. Entries are judged on the basis of content, innovation, contribution to the […]