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Lake Norman Chamber Honors public safety officers

The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce saluted North Mecklenburg first responders at River Run Country Club at the annual Public Service Award luncheon. Recipients for 2016 included: Officer John Martin, Cornelius Police Department; Detective James Stokes, Davidson Police; Officer Jesse Helms, Huntersville Police Department. These firefighters were recognized as well: Ricky Overcash and Peter Blaich, […]

Aviation boss gives 30,000-foot view of CLT

The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce will get a firsthand overview on the plans for Charlotte Douglas International Airport when Interim Aviation Director Brent D. Cagle speaks at the Thursday, June 30th Chamber PowerLuncheon. The luncheon will take place at Northstone Country Club located at 15801 Northstone Drive in Huntersville at 11:45 am. Cagle will provide an Airport Update and discuss […]

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Tarte, business leaders, local officials call 11 am press conference

June 15. Just 17 hours after Cornelius Mayor Chuck Travis muscled through a 5-0 no-confidence vote at Cornelius Town Hall, a former mayor of Cornelius will lead a press conference at 11 am today in Raleigh with another NC senator. Sen. David L. Curtis (R-Lincoln) and Sen. Jeff Tarte (R-Mecklenburg) will hold a press conference  regarding […]

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Mayor issues detailed response to furor over State Capitol visit

June 11. In a prepared statement, Cornelius Mayor Chuck Travis defended his trip to Raleigh, along with Davidson Mayor John Woods, in support of the controversial Public Private Partnership that is building toll lanes on I-77 between Charlotte and Lake Norman. Here are his comments: “On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016, at 5:15pm, I attended a meeting […]

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County Commissioner calls censured mayor’s behavior ‘traitorous’

June 11. ANALYSIS. By Dave Yochum. Cornelius Mayor Chuck Travis chose June 8, “Town Hall Day” in the NC State Capitol, to express his personal views on widening I-77 to NC Sen. Philip Berger, the man who has so much to do with the ebb and flow of legislation in Raleigh. It was a peculiar […]

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Neighbors slammed, dunked by new beach; meeting Thursday

June 6. By Dave Yochum. Residents of the Nantz Road neighborhood turned out for the Cornelius Town Board meeting where they praised Cornelius Police for traffic control, but criticized the overall planning around the new Ramsey Creek Park Beach. Beach traffic has backed up along Nantz Road back toward West Catawba, preventing residents from getting […]

Toll battle moves to NC Senate

June 6. ANALYSIS. By Dave Vieser. What happened last week with House Bill 954, which calls for the cancelation of the I-77 toll lane contract, was nothing short of amazing. The legislation was initially given virtually no chance of passing when it was first introduced. Then as troubling details about the Cintra toll lane contract […]

Chamber Expo today

The Lake Norman Chamber’s Business Expo opens to the public at 11 am at Davidson College. Exhibitors will be on site until 5 pm at the Belk Arena. HoneyBaked Ham, On The Border, and Pinky’s Westside Grill will be offering lunch for $8.  Attendees will have the opportunity to win a 39″ Vizio Smart TV, […]

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Toll cancellation bill debate in Capitol today

June 2. By Dave Vieser. House Bill 954, which calls for the cancellation of the I-77 toll lane project, passed the State House Transportation and Appropriations Committees by a verbal vote on Wednesday, and will now move on to the full House for debate this morning. However, the bill was advanced “without prejudice,” as opposed […]

LKN Women’s Conference focuses on breaking the mold

By Erica Batten. Imagine eating dinner at your favorite Chinese restaurant, opening the fortune cookie in hopes of a kernel of wisdom, and instead reading, “About time I got out of that cookie!” “Don’t wait for the fortune cookie” for guidance, said executive coach Amy Clement at the annual Lake Norman Women’s Conference held at The […]