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Christopher Williams makes Dean’s List at Duke

June 7. Christopher Williams of Cornelius has been named to the Dean’s List at Duke University for the spring 2022 semester. The chemistry major, a sophomore, was among 2,064 students who achieved the honor. To make the Arts & Sciences dean’s list, students must rank in the top third of their college. His parents are […]

Dock ramp in center of photo tilts up because of high water. Picture taken on Belle Isle Drive

Lake level starting to come down

Nov. 13. Updated 1 pm. Tropical Storm Eta dumped as much as 9 inches of rain on the region, pushing lake levels rapidly higher. Lake Norman was at 100 feet/full pond this morning, with water spilling at Cowans Ford Dam. Mountain Island Lake was at 103 feet this morning. Heavy rain, strong winds and storm […]

Old-fashioned BBQ and Candidate Forum

TODAY. Cornelius Today hosts the Old-fashioned BBQ and Candidate Forum 11:30 am to 1 pm  Oct. 2 at Town Hall. The cost to attend is $8. Moderator Lisa Mayhew will ask the six candidates for five seats on the Town Board  the questions. You will learn how they plan to tackle issues facing our town in a […]


Jetton Road at Old Jetton has a bad left-hand punch

By Dave Yochum. Jetton Road—recently rebuilt from the ground up and restriped—may be in for some changes. The thoroughfare is popular with recreational cyclists and joggers, but there’s ongoing discussion on how to make it safe. Speaking at a Cornelius Town Board meeting in June, residents Bob Watson and Robbie Lowrance said the intersection of Old […]