June 18 Kurt Naas, a member of the Cornelius Transportation Advisory Board and a Concord business owner, says the proposed I-77 public private partnership would require toll revenues and income that have been "historically unattainable." In a post on wideni77.org — an organization which opposes tolling I-77 — he writes that there is considerable risk for taxpayers even if private business appears to foot most of the $500 million-plus bill for widening I-77 between Mooresville and Charlotte. To read his analysis, click here.
May 13-June 10, 2013, as reported by the Cornelius Police Department.
Arrests, citations and accidents
Arrests, citations and accidents May 13-June 10 reported by the Cornelius Police Department.
Turner, Chad Waylan (W M, 23) Charge of Misuse of 911, M (M), at 19519 Waverunner Ln, Cornelius, on 05/13/2013.
June 18 Bethel Presbyterian Church is hosting a free concert featuring the Old Paths Quartet on Sunday, June 30 at 7 p.m. Old Paths Quartet is a premier gospel group hailing from Atlanta, GA. They’ve recently been nominated for the Top 5 Horizon Group of the Year Award. The concert will take place in the church’s sanctuary (19920 Bethel Church Rd., Cornelius). Directly following, a meet and greet will be help with refreshments. For more information, call Daria Bodenheimer at 704-892-0546.
UPDATE (June 18) The Lake Norman Tennis Association (LNTA) and Visit Lake Norman (VLN) will host the 2013 North Carolina United States Tennis Association (USTA) League Adult State Championships from June 27th to June 30th. More than 1,500 of the top 18 and over competitors from across the state are anticipated to travel to compete in the four-day tournament.
June 18 The Sewing Ministry group from The Bethel Presbyterian Church is hosting an American Girl Tea Party on Saturday, June 29 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The party will be held in the Family Life Center at Bethel Presbyterian (19920 Bethel Church Rd., Cornelius). Tickets purchased prior to the event cost $10 per child and $5 for adults. Prices at the door escalate to $12 for children and $6 for adults. Girls are invited to bring their favorite 18” doll. Along with lunch, raffles for doll clothes and the American Girl Doll of the Year, Saige, will take place.
June 12 Bethel Presbyterian Church (19920 Bethel Church Rd., Cornelius) will host “Kingdom Rock” Vacation Bible School from Friday, July 19 to Monday, July 22. Children ages 4 through 5th grade are invited to attend. Vacation Bible School will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. on Friday. Saturday and Sunday hours are from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. The last day’s festivities will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. To register or find out more information about the event, visit bethel-pc.org.
June 18 North Mecklenburg Community Chorus will hold an Open House Aug. 26 at 7 pm at Community in Christ Lutheran Church, 7621 Norman Island Drive. NMCC is looking for talented singers to join one of the biggest and oldest local community groups in the area. There are no auditions to join the main chorus. Rehearsals are every Monday at 7, all geared toward the annual Christmas concert. To register go to www.NMCchorus.org or call (704) 644-7368 for more information.
June 12 The North Mecklenburg Senior Center will offer a special Arthritis Foundation exercise program beginning Monday June 19. The free seven-week class will be held Monday and Wednesdays from 10:30 am to 11:30 am. The program is taught by certified instructors, each of whom have completed in-depth training on arthritis and the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program.
- 2013 Cornelius Elementary 4th Quarter Honor Roll
- John Woods promoted at Peoples Bank
- Cornelius Coffee Chat will include Wayne Herron on June 17
- 2013 J V Washam Elementary 4th Quarter Honor Roll
- All five of Cornelius' elected officials live on the west side
- Curry Celebrity Classic June 17 at River Run Country Club
- Aquesta bank appoints new board of advisors member
- Thom Tillis and Charles Jeter attend the North Mecklenburg Republican Women's meeting
May 30 Mt. Zion United Methodist Church will host Vacation Bible School from Monday, July 29 to Friday, August 2. The camp will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The theme is “Kingdom Rock: Where...
May 31 Bring your picnic baskets and blankets and join us for an evening to Celebrate America with the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra! Enjoy children's activities, concessions and more. Symphony in...