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ATM damaged in attempted robbery

Aug. 26. A thief or thieves tried to bust open the Bank of the Ozarks ATM on West Catawba, but apparently were unsuccessful. Cornelius Police say the alarm went off at Bank OZK, 19811 W. Catawba, around 3:45 am Aug. 16. The top hatch of the ATM was forced open, as well as the cash […]

HomeTrust plans to open later this year

There are more than 1.35 billion reasons for a new bank in Cornelius

Aug. 24. By Dave Yochum. When HomeTrust Bank opens on West Catawba at One Norman later this year, it will join more than a dozen banks dividing up more than $1.35 billion of deposits in Cornelius. And those are 2020 data, as as per the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. HomeTrust’s new branch, at almost 10,000 […]


United Community Bank to purchase Aquesta for $131 million

May 27. Aquesta Financial, the parent company of Cornelius-based Aquesta Bank, is being acquired by United Community Banks in a deal valued at $131 million. The cash and stock deal will close in the fourth quarter. Jim Engel, CEO of Aquesta, said the local banking company needed a partner with a larger balance sheet and […]

Michigan-based mortgage lender will open office Cornelius

March 24. Ross Mortgage Corp. will open a full-service mortgage loan operation with three employees at 9606 Bailey Road. Michael Fischer will serve as branch manager. Local loan officers include Arielle Best and Rosalie Petrone, as well loan officer assistant Nathan Ramsay. Ross, headquartered in Troy, Mich., operates in Wisconsin, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Florida, Georgia, […]

Bank of America is open

Jan. 11. Bank of America’s Cornelius branch has reopened a week after it closed unexpectedly. Customers can access safe deposit boxes, as well as any account or branch services. Drive-through windows are also open. The branch at 20005 W. Catawba did not open on Monday morning Jan. 4. There was apparently no prior notification to […]

BofA temporarily closes Cornelius branch

Jan. 6. Bank of America has temporarily closed its branch on West Catawba without prior warning or explanation, although the on-site ATM is open. The temporary closure apparently extends from this past Monday Jan. 4 through Thursday Jan. 7, with reopening, according to the web site, this Friday. It’s unclear if the temporary closure is […]

New Chase branch on West Catawba

Chase opens Cornelius branch today

Nov. 23. By Dave Vieser. Chase Bank’s Cornelius branch opens its doors today with full service in-person banking as well as drive through and ATM services at the two-story 3,000 square foot facility. The bank will be open Monday-Friday from 9-5 and Saturdays from 9-1. Chase officials said they are excited about the new branch. […]

Attention shoppers: New Teeter opens Wednesday

The Harris Teeter in Antiquity Town Center will open at 8 am Wednesday. The 53,000-square foot store is the anchor of the new shopping center which includes 28,000 square feet of additional retail. It’s all adjacent to the “smart growth” Antiquity residential area which will comprise 1,000 residences when it is completed. The old New Method laundry […]