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911 center not affected by ransomware on Town of Cornelius device

July 12. The Town of Cornelius has stabilized a potential cyber threat that may delay or suspend some services provided by the town.The threat, detected last night, was caused by ransomware located on a town device. It was detected early by staff. Importantly, 911 calls are not affected. All on-site technology has been disconnected from […]

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Virtual Police will ask more people to self-report, self-arrest

April 1. New remote policing software is expected to save the Town between $1 million and $1.2 million in the new fiscal year which begins July 1. The virtual positions will pay $40 an hour to start, with retirees and layabouts the most likely to be hired. “Virtual policing is where the future of law […]

Artificial Intelligence

I asked ChatGPT a few things about Cornelius and my Yugo

By Dave Yochum. Have you heard of Chat GPT? It’s the Artificial Intelligence (AI) phenom that is writing college term papers, resumes and custom cover letters, solving tricky math problems and even telling fresh, original jokes. I figure AI will soon replace me, so I decided to establish a ChatGPT account and ask some questions. […]

What the proposed cell tower would look like

Cell tower hearing is Monday

Dec. 18. By Dave Vieser. Monday evening is “last call” for residents to comment on a proposal to erect a 199-foot cell phone tower near Jetton Road. The Cornelius Planning Board passed the issue on to the Town Board last month, narrowly recommending approval of the tower in a 4-3 vote. The public hearing Dec. […]

Example of a 'stealth tower'

Cell phone tower: CMS is calling

May 11. By Suzanne Fulton. It looks like there could be a cell phone tower near Bailey Middle School or Hough High School. Indeed, the Berkley Group was invited by the principals of both schools to hold a community meeting the evening of Monday, May 18 at Bailey Middle’s Media Room. Notices about the meeting, which […]