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Bike accident on Jetton at W Catawba Sept. 19

Accident at Jetton and W. Catawba injures cyclist

Sept. 19. [Update Sept. 20] The intersection of Jetton and West Catawba was partially closed around 3:30 pm after a cyclist and pick-up truck collided. Eye-witnesses said the cyclist was badly injured. They said he was traveling from the north side of Jetton, where the Wells Fargo branch is, to the south side. His bike […]

An unlicensed driver struck teen cyclist on Jetton

Aug. 6. By Dave Vieser. It was an unlicensed driver who struck a teenage girl last week in the crosswalk on Jetton at the park. Nelder Andres Lainezcruz of Charlotte received a citation from the Cornelius Police Dept. for not having a license. She told police that she looked in her rear view mirror and […]

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Town government: Commissioners OK The Venue

Aug. 3. By Dave Vieser. The Cornelius Town Board unanimously approved a rezoning request for The Venue, a five-story, mixed-use project planned for South Main at Hickory Street. MPV Properties of Charlotte plans to develop up to 70 apartments and 6,000 square feet of ground floor retail, restaurant, commercial and office space. The proposal had […]

Bike/auto collision on Jetton prompting concerns, discussion

July 30. By Dave Vieser. After a young woman on her bike was hit by a car at the crossing at Jetton Park, the Cornelius Transportation Advisory Board (TAB) will tackle the subject of pedestrian safety lights and motorists—many of them speeding—on Jetton Road. On July 28 a motorist struck the woman on her bike […]


AUDIO: CPD called off chase

Aug. 6. Cornelius Police had given up a chase involving two young men in a 2013 Infiniti that crashed and burned on Jetton at 1:30 am Sunday. Unedited audio from Sunday’s chase:   Initial 911 call from Sunday:   Police estimate the car was traveling 90 mph when the driver lost control and the $27,000 […]


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 […]