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Five-story project planned in downtown Cornelius

April 28. By Dave Vieser. A five-story building has been proposed for the area north and west of the Hickory Street/South Main intersection according to Cornelius town officials. To be known as the Venue at South Main, it will include 70 residential units along with approximately 6,000 square feet dedicated to commercial use. Parking is […]

Pre-K schools coming to Cornelius

Feb. 10. By Dave Vieser. Site preparation and some construction work has begun at two sites in Cornelius which will eventually house Pre-K schools. On Hwy. 21, just north of Bailey Road, Jay D Holdings Cornelius, Inc. is building LeafSpring School, a 13,000 square foot pre-school and 10,000 square foot after-school building. The school is […]


Red dirt alert: 57 townhomes coming to W. Catawba

Dec. 8. By Dave Vieser. Traffic is frequently congested on West Catawba west of Nantz Road and widening is years away. However, that won’t stop Demeter Properties of Cornelius from building 57 new townhomes on the big bend across from Elevation Church. Alert passersby may have already noticed that the 9.5 acres of wooded  property […]

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Planning board OKs change for subdivisions; next stop Town Board

Sept. 15. By Dave Vieser. The Cornelius Planning Board gave a unanimous thumbs up to a procedural change which will take some approval power out of the hands of the Town Board. The change, which was voted on at their Monday meeting, now goes to the Town commissioners for final approval. Under the proposal, subdivisions […]


Exit 28 construction project will close lanes

Sept. 7. Traffic challenges at the Exit 28 interchange in Cornelius are about to get even worse, at least temporarily. But the town says a planned construction project will ease congestion at the exit over the long haul. Staring this Sunday, Sept. 11, the N.C. Department of Transportation will begin construction of an additional lane […]


A straight and not narrow path

July 29. A 10-foot wide multi-use path is being built along West Catawba Avenue on the north and south sides of the Robbins Park neighborhood. The Town’s $162,202  project connects the McDowell Creek Greenway to Kenton Place. The project is officially scheduled for completion by the end of September. Oliver Paving, based in Charlotte, is the contractor.