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ElectriCities says power out around Bailey Road in Cornelius

Sept. 24. UPDATED. The Bailey Road area is without power due to a broken pole, according to ElectriCities, the town-owned power company in parts of Cornelius and Huntersville. The power outage occurred near the Foamex plant, and affects residences, businesses, traffic lights and Hough High. Update 1:30 pm: ElectriCities says power will likely be restored […]

Deferred maintenance catching up to Electricities

April 12. By Dave Vieser. A 4.4 percent rate hike for ElectriCities customers set to begin July 1 may be delayed for six months. The Cornelius Town Board is split by a 3-2 margin in favor of whether the hike should be implemented as scheduled with the start of the town’s new fiscal year’s budget. “Commissioner […]


Be current, or risk losing current

July 22. With Gov. Roy Cooper’s executive order suspending utility disconnects expiring in exactly one week, the Town of Cornelius-owned electric utility is reminding customers they need to pay up or risk having their electric power cut off. Cornelius is a “Public Power” community which means the town owns an electric system which serves parts […]