Oct. 21 The Autumn Corp. is now accepting job applications for their new skilled nursing facility in Cornelius located on Zion Avenue. The 102 bed facility is scheduled to open in December.
Oct. 17 The 2014 Annual Cruise-In Car Show, hosted at Cornelius Presbyterian Church, will be Oct. 18 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Same day registration is $20 and all proceeds will benefit the church. Awards will be given at 12:30 p.m. The event includes a variety of food and refreshments, a raffle and fun activities for kids. More information: new.corneliuspcusa.org.
By Dave Vieser
Oct. 20 The opening of the second westbound lane carrying traffic over I-77 at the DDI/Exit 28 has been pushed back from Oct. 22 to Nov. 1 according to Town Manager Anthony Roberts. He unveiled the unpleasant news at the Town Board's Oct. 20 meeting.
Oct. 17 The Town of Cornelius and American Legion Post 86 will host their annual Veterans Day Program at the Cornelius Veterans Monument at Rotary Plaza and the Cornelius Town Hall lawn at 11 am Tuesday, Nov. 11.
Oct 20 The Mooresville/Lake Norman Young Leaders of the United Way of Central Carolinas is hosting Rock United, its inaugural fundraiser. The event onSaturday, Oct. 25, will run from 2-6 p.m. at the t the Oak Street Mill in Cornelius. There will be live music, food and craft vendors, beer, wine, games, a silent auction and more. Admission is $5. Children under 12 are free. All proceeds go toward the 2014 United Way Campaign. Tickets may be purchased at the event or online at Eventbrite: www.eventbrite.com/e/rock-united-tickets-13354637079.
|Photo by Tony Bernard, Flickr|
Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that playing on artificial turf fields can cause cancer? If so, how can I minimize exposure for my sports-loving kids?
Just when you thought it was safe to play soccer on that brand new synthetic turf field, it may be time to think again.
By Dave Vieser
Residents and students around Lake Norman are being asked to make a daily safe driving commitment on the internet for Hough High School from now through Oct. 24 as part of State Farm's "Celebrate My Drive" program.
- SouthLake senior pastor resigns
- Safe Alliance funding to be considered by Town Board Monday
- Bethel Presbyterian Church hosts Trunk or Treat
- The Lucky Cat Program hosts the PawBrokers Party on National Feral Cat Day
- Cornelius police coverage scaled back at Exit 28 construction zone
- BBQ comes to downtown Cornelius
- Plastic Bag Bans
- LNTC head says Red Line 'stuck on stop'
Events Around Town
Oct. 15 through Oct. 25
By Linda Daley
This time of year seems to be heavy with politics and pumpkins and no shortage of either if you have watched TV or driven around. This Saturday kicks off the first of the Pumpkin Runs in Mooresville. Bring your friends and family for a fun day that benefits Bright Blessings. Another great fall event this Saturday is...