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K-2 Academy: ‘Micro’ school coming to Lake Norman

May 15. Dave Vieser. Local education leaders are launching a new private school called the K-2 Academy with its first campus to be in Davidson. K-2 is currently enrolling their inaugural class of 20 lower elementary students from Kindergarten through second grade for the 2017-2018 school year. They will add upper elementary level students in the 2018-2019 […]

N. Meck Class of ’67 plans reunion

If “Groovin” was what you did on a “Windy” Saturday afternoon, but at North Meck High Monday through Friday you were “Happy Together” and you showed your teachers “Respect” (although it could be “Kind of a Drag”), maybe you’re from the Class of 1967. The organizing committee for the North Meck 50th Reunion is searching […]

CMS plan shifts some Antiquity, Hough students

April 27. By Dave Vieser. The proposed CMS student reassignment plan unveiled this week calls for moving elementary school students who live in Antiquity from JV Washam to Cornelius Elementary School. Meanwhile, some Huntersville students who currently attend Hough High would move to Hopewell. The changes, if approved, will take effect no sooner than the […]

Tour JV Washam Tuesday

Parents of prospective students are invited to join us for tours of J.V. Washam Elementary School in Cornelius beginning in February. Tours begin at 10:30 a.m. and will be on the following Tuesdays: Feb. 7 and 21; March 7 and 21; April 4 and 18; and May 2 and 16. To make a reservation, please […]

New subdivision, CMS on town board agenda

Cornelius commissioners will hold a public hearing tonight to consider a conditional rezoning for 13 single-family homes at the intersection of Bailey Road and Bailey Springs Drive. Provident Land Services of Charlotte developed the existing Bailey Springs neighborhood in Davidson. This adjacent project is an extension of the existing development within Cornelius. The proposal is […]


Be safe: Roads are dicey, icy

Jan. 22. 4PM. Cornelius roads are icing up fast, although businesses like Fresh Chef , Mama’s Pizza and Prosciutto’s Pizzeria are open. The National Weather Service says we’re getting sleet and roads have worsened considerably in the past hour. Cornelius first responders helped a woman stuck at home deliver a baby. Banks were closed, the Post Office was open, […]

Got lice?

Jan. 16. Pediatric Hair Solutions has just opened in 1,300 square feet at 19460 Old Jetton Road. The business, which is owned by Sheila Fassler, a registered nurse, has four treatment rooms, a children’s play area and a lobby. There are four staffers. Fassler said new “super lice” are resistant to the chemicals found in […]


Tarte advises ‘bullet vote’ for Stephenson for CMS board

Nov. 3. By Dave Vieser and Dave Yochum. NC Sen. Jeff Tarte last night urged voters to “bullet vote” for Jeremy Stephenson, apparently the only school board candidate to go on record in opposition to busing students in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools. On his campaign committee letterhead, Tarte said “it is important for those of us […]


Anti-bullying forum Wednesday night in Davidson

The Foundation for Respect Ability is holding a Back to School Forum at Davidson Town Hall on Bullying and Cyber bullying is Wednesday, from 4 pm to 6 pm A panel of experts includes: John Concelman, CMS Character Development Initiatives Specialist (Bullying and Character Development) John has extensive training in bully prevention and character development, […]