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3 more incumbents file to run for Town Board

July 10. UPDATE 9 AM. Three more Cornelius commissioners have filed at the Mecklenburg County Board of Elections to run for re-election. Denis Bilodeau, Dave Gilroy and Michael Miltich will run in the November elections for seats on the five-member non-partisan board. The highest vote-getter—Miltich was in 2017—traditionally becomes mayor pro tem. Bilodeau is a […]

Sources Say Cornelius Losing Police Chief to Huntersville

Dec. 14.  It looks like Huntersville’s full-on raid of Cornelius municipal talent is taking another step forward. Huntersville Chief of Police has resigned effective Jan. 4, according to Huntersville Town Manager Anthony Roberts, the former town manager of Cornelius. No one has been named to replace him, said Huntersville Mayor John Aneralla. But Cornelius Police […]

New police cars on agenda Monday at Town meeting

Dec. 16. At their Monday Dec. 17 meeting, Cornelius commissioners are expected to approve the purchase of seven new patrol cars for the Cornelius Police by borrowing $200,000. In addition, one new utility/chiefs car will be purchased for the Cornelius/Lemley Fire Department under the same agreement. The deal is part of the town’s annual vehicle […]

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Visitation Friday, funeral Saturday for former Mayor Nannie Potts

  The funeral for Nannie Potts, a former mayor of Cornelius, will be at 11 am Saturday Nov. 17 at Torrence Chapel AME Zion Church, 21517 Torrence Chapel Road. Visitation will be 6 pm to 8 pm Friday, Nov. 16 at the church. She was the first female mayor of Cornelius as well as the […]

Nannie Potts—Cornelius’ first female mayor and only African-American mayor—passes away

Nov. 10. Nannie Potts, the first female mayor of Cornelius—and the only African-American mayor—has passed away. She was a devoted church worker at Torrence Chapel AME Zion, a political figure with whom future mayors sought counsel, she grew up on a farm near Hoke Lumber in Davidson. She leaves behind husband Mickey Potts, the barber […]

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Cornelius votes 4-1 to establish educational study commission

  Sept. 18. By Dave Yochum. Cornelius Commissioner Michael Miltich has a new job no one wanted: Representing Cornelius on a brand-new committee organized by a school system that doesn’t want give us any money. It’s more tit for tat in what’s becoming a monumental fight between urban and suburban interests in Mecklenburg County education. […]

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Commissioner’s conduct will likely come up at Monday Town Board meeting

  ​ July 14. UPDATED. Two more women have come forward with complaints about Mayor Pro Tem Michael Miltich’s behavior. A former local reporter, Cassie Fambro, sent a letter to the Town of Cornelius and WBTV outlining recent behaviors that included touching her arms, numerous texts and making her feel “uncomfortable.” Asked by Cornelius Today to […]

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Cornelius resident will be new Davidson Town Clerk

April 6. UPDATED. The Town of Davidson is getting a new Town Clerk and the Cornelius Police Department will be losing its official spokesperson. Betsy Shores, a resident of Blue Stone Harbor, will replace Carmen Clemsic as Davidson Town Clerk who will move to Recreation Program Manager in the Davidson Parks & Recreation Dept. The […]

Volunteers needed for Smithville clean-up March 17

Feb. 15 – Operation Curbside Cleanup, an annual Smithville community clean-up event, is scheduled for March 17. Volunteers should meet at Smithville Park at 8 a.m. before setting out through the neighborhood to work. The clean-up event is organized by the Smithville Community Coalition in partnership with the North Catawba Neighborhood Association, the town of […]

Cornelius PARC summer camp registration opens March 1

Feb. 13 – The Cornelius PARC Department will open registration for 2018 summer camps March 1 at 7:00 a.m. The 2018 Summer Camp Guide is now available at www.cornelius.org/summercamps and at Cornelius Town Hall located at 21445 Catawba Avenue. The camp guide includes all of the details, dates and descriptions for more than 110 half-day […]

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