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Intersection gets temporary fix

May 15. By Dave Vieser. Some relief is due soon for motorists traveling across West Catawba on Jetton. Crews hired by the NCDOT were busy installing wooden traffic signal poles Thursday afternoon. The good news: Once the poles are stabilized, the traffic signals on the south side will be transferred to lines hoisted on the […]


Janet Lynn McFadden, 49, killed in tragic Davidson accident

April 2. UPDATE. The Town of Davidson gathered to mourn a Cornelius resident who was struck and killed while crossing a street in the center of Davidson Friday. Janet McFadden, 49, was the owner of Davidson Pet Sitters. Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. McFadden was crossing the street in a marked crosswalk walking […]

Dissecting DWI checkpoint arrests/citations

March 11. Cornelius Police, with the help of officers from Huntersville, Charlotte-Mecklenburg UNC-Charlotte, the Highway Patrol, Mecklenburg County ABC, and the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s office, nabbed two drunk drivers during a DWI Checkpoint that ran from 11pm March 9 to 3 am the next morning. The checkpoint, near 20000 W. Catawba Ave., resulted in the […]

Town Board may request lower speed on Main St.

Members of the Cornelius Town Board may ask the NCDOT to cut the speed limit on Main Street from 35 to 25 miles per hour. The reduction would run from the Davidson line near the railroad trestle to Washam Potts Road. Over the past year, the town has received requests from citizens to consider lowering the […]

Bike accident, apparently minor, on Jetton

June 10. A juvenile on a bike was taken to the hospital this afternoon after an encounter with a car at or near the intersection of Old Jetton and Jetton Road. The youth, who was ahead of others on bicycles, apparently rolled into the side of a car, but was seen sitting up after the […]


Charges, citations and accidents May 5-10, 2015

Charges reported by the Cornelius Police Department Eaker, Guy Howard (W M, 25)  Charge of Order For Arrest, M (M), at 20659
Catawba Ave, Cornelius, on 05/05/2015. Cartwright, Kharee Chauncy (B M, 19)  Charge of Poss. Of A Controlled
Substance, M (M), at 11536 Bailey Rd, Cornelius, on 05/06/2015. Zapata, Antonio (O M, 24)  Charge of Impaired Driving […]


Charges, citations and accidents March 23-April 26, 2015

Charges reported by the Cornelius Police Department Nodine, Angela Kay (W F, 46) Charge of Intoxicated And Disruptive In Public,
M (M), at 21122 Alto Tierra Dr, Cornelius, on 03/24/2015. Rivens, Carlos Ramon (B M, 55) Charge of Assault With Deadly Weapon And
Inflicts Serious Injury, F (F), at 21440 Catawba Ave, Cornelius, on 03/24/2015. Phillips, James […]