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National Night Out is tonight


The Cornelius Police Department will host National Night Out Tuesday, Aug. 6 from 6 pm to 8 pm at Bailey Road Park. The free public event promotes community safety and crime prevention. There will be children’s activities, food and entertainment, as well as a police canine demonstration.

It will be warm tonight, mainly in the 80s, with almost no chance of storms until after 11 pm.

Also planned to be on site are Cornelius Police vehicles, a Cornelius Fire Department truck and a patrol car to pack with school supplies.

Items collected for “Pack the Patrol Car” will be distributed to students at Cornelius Elementary, J.V. Washam Elementary, Bailey Middle and W.A Hough High School. Recommended supplies include paper, pencils, pens, highlighters, notebooks, binders, index cards, tissues, crayons, markers, colored pencils and backpacks.