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Westmoreland was closed for 2 hours

Gas break rocks Alexander Farm area

[Updated] Sept. 20. By Dave Yochum. A major gas line break that sounded like a roaring jet at Alexander Farms has brought traffic to a halt on Westmoreland and West Catawba where the $110 million mixed-use project is under construction. It’s unknown if there are any injuries, but witnesses said there was the sound of […]

Garbage fire in Magnolia Plaza

Sept. 14. Cornelius Lemley firefighters worked on a garbage truck fire in Magnolia Plaza at lunchtime today. The contents of a Waste Pro truck were spread in a 75 foot by 75 foot pile and doused in front of Al’s Bar & Grill. No injuries were reported.

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Fire at Pho NC on Jetton

Aug. 2. Updated at 3:20 pm.¬†Jetton Road between West Catawba and Old Jetton was briefly closed at about 2:30 pm because of a fire at Pho NC in Peninsula Village. The fire was quickly under control, with Cornelius Lemley firefighters from both stations inside and up on the roof of the one-story building. The Waterbean […]

Tropicana

No one injured in early-morning Tropicana fire

June 14. By Dave Yochum. An early-morning fire at the Tropicana at 19830 W. Catawba caused extensive damage to the rear patio area. No one was hurt, but the Cornelius, Davidson, and Huntersville fire departments responded. Firefighters were dispatched at 4:41 am, and arrived at 4:45 am. Chief Guerry Barbee said the fire was controlled […]

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Fire at Foamex plant: Roads reopening, all firefighters OK

Feb. 15. By Dave Yochum. A fire at the Foamex/FXI plant at Hwy. 115 and Bailey Road has been extinguished, but at 10 am both arteries remain blocked in each direction. Multiple fire departments have responded, including Charlotte Fire. The intersection of Bailey and 115 could be shut down for hours, an official said. Firefighters […]

Tillis at the 9/11 Monument in 2016

9/11 ceremonies in Cornelius, Huntersville

Sept. 10. The 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks will be remembered in North Meck, with special observances in Cornelius and Huntersville. Cornelius Various dignitaries will speak at the 9/11 Remembrance Vigil at Fire Station No. 1, including US Sen. Thom Tillis who is scheduled for 10:04 am. Solemn observances include a choir singing God […]

Fire hits Jay’s At The Lake

Dec. 30. A fire during this morning’s storm caused some damage at Jay’s At The Lake, a mainstay for the late-night crowd on Old Statesville Road/Hwy. 21, just south of Westmoreland Road. No one was injured. Cornelius-Lemley Fire Chief Neal Smith said seven units responded, including crews from Huntersville and Davidson. The chief said a […]