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Cain Center: Finishing touches under way now

Ingersoll Rand will sponsor Performing Arts Series at Cain Center

Nov. 21. Ingersoll Rand will be the Title Sponsor for the new Performing Arts Series at the Cain Center for the Arts. The sponsorship, which runs for three seasons, comes from one of the largest public companies in the region. With corporate headquarters in Davidson, Ingersoll Rand is a global industrial company with more than […]

Gas line repaired downtown / Photo: Cornelius Police Facebook page

Dominion Gas capped old, unmarked gas line near downtown

Sept. 1. There was another gas leak near the Cain Center resulting in the temporary closure of Catawba Avenue. Town officials said old, unmarked gas lines nearby are to blame. “So with digging and heavy machinery close to the unmarked lines, sometimes they will crack or get crushed,” said Tyler Beardsley, assistant town manager. The […]

Catawba rerouted due to gas leak

Catawba reopened downtown after a gas leak

July 15. Traffic on Catawba Avenue downtown was rerouted behind Town Hall and the live-work units just to the west after contractor for the Cain Center hit a gas line. Catawba was reopened as of 11:45 am. Photo: Lenore Cuyler / The Style merchant

Sidewalk closed

Sidewalk, parking closed in front of downtown building with collapsed roof

June 8. The sidewalk and on-street parking at 21320 Catawba Ave. will be closed indefinitely for the safety of pedestrians and motorists because of a roof collapse and potential structural issues of the vacant building, the town announced. The Lake Norman Social District remains open except for in front of 21320 Catawba. When the safety […]

Catawba Avenue in downtown Cornelius / Photo by Jason Benavides

Downtown detour starts today

Feb. 24. Beginning at 9 am Thursday, Catawba Avenue in downtown Cornelius will be restricted to one lane from 9 am to 4 pm in the vicinity of the Cain Center for the Arts. Eastbound traffic will be redirected to the westbound lane, while westbound traffic will be rerouted behind the live-work units just west […]

Photo by Jason Benavides

Town Board takes citizens’ approach to public comments

Jan. 19. By Dave Vieser. At their first meeting of 2022 last night, the new Cornelius Town Board adopted a number of changes to the manner in which they will conduct public meetings in the future. The changes grew out of concerns voiced by a number of residents over the past several years. —Previously, public […]

Venue pre-development rendering

The Venue could gain Town Board OK at today’s meeting

By Dave Vieser. Rezoning which would permit the construction of a five-story, mixed-use building in downtown Cornelius is the big thing on tonight’s Town Board agenda. The Planning Board has already unanimously recommended approval of The Venue which will have up to 75 apartment units and 6,000 square feet of ground floor retail, restaurant, commercial […]


Thigs, an upscale lounge, opens in downtown Cornelius

June 30. Thigs, a European style cocktail bar with a speakeasy feel, has opened Catawba Avenue in downtown Cornelius after COVID delays. Co-owner Kas Matos said “we wanted to bring an upscale lounge with nice music to town.” Matos owns the facility with Justin Flanagan. “I actually lived in Davidson for several years and realized […]