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New crosswalks coming on West Catawba

May 14. By Dave Vieser. Town officials say two new crosswalks on West Catawba Avenue, which should be installed and activated by Memorial Day, will be a big step toward making the two-lane artery safer for pedestrians. But they’ll be torn up shortly before a $34 million widening project takes place in 2028-2029. Background Joan […]

Police blotter: Feb. 8 to Feb. 14

As reported by Cornelius Police Incidents Incident Nature Incident address Reported Disposition Victim/Complainant 230213078 Fraud 8315 Magnolia Estates Dr 12:15:00 02/13/23 ASN Publix Arrests Arrest Charge Defendant DOB Gender Race Date Address 230208134 PWISD Cocaine Griffin, Karen Christina 10/4/1982 F W 2/8/2023 John Connor Rd 230208134 Possess Methamphetamine Griffin, Karen Christina 10/4/1982 F W 2/8/2023 […]


What if you hear McGuire sirens and it’s not a test?

Feb. 16. By TL Bernthal. After a silent test alarm went audible for the McGuire Nuclear Station a month go, people asked Cornelius Today what they should do if they hear them again. The short answer: Go inside and tune in your local radio or TV station and follow any instructions given; check with your […]

Fire department fund drive underway

Jan. 4. By Dave Vieser. The 2023 Cornelius-Lemley Fire Rescue Fund Drive is underway. The department, which conducts a fund drive annually, which has served the town and surrounding communities since 1951, responded to 3,445 calls for service in 2021, the most recent year for which statistics are available. There were 1,534 fire calls, while […]

Police blotter: Incidents, arrests, citations

As reported by the Cornelius Police Dept. Nov. 23-29 Incidents Nature Incident address Reported Disposition Victim/Complainant Fraud 18813 Victoria Bay Dr 19:41:50 11/23/22 ASN Busheva, Viktoryia P Larceny 19505 Smithville Ln 22:03:47 11/23/22 ACT Pierce, Kimberly Fraud 20310 Middletown Rd 14:06:00 11/28/22 ASN Butterfield, Kathy Larceny Vehicle 2195 Lake View Circle 15:08:00 11/28/22 ASN MBJ […]

Alarm testingat McGuire Nuclear Station in Huntersville is underway for two weeks.

This is just a test…

Oct. 13. The 67 outdoor warning sirens around McGuire Nuclear Station will be tested for three minutes between 11 am and 1 pm today, Oct. 13. The tests are conducted with emergency officials in Mecklenburg, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln and Catawba counties. Local broadcasting stations will not interrupt regular programming. If there were ever a real […]