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Karli Arlene Richardson, 20, and Kelsey Mae Richardson, 18

Karli Arlene Richardson, 20, and Kelsey Mae Richardson, 18, of Mooresville, NC, were the victims of a ‘wrong way driver’ car accident on Good Friday, April 14th, 2017, in Phoenix, AZ. Karli and Kelsey were the daughters of Gary and Cathryn Hocking. Karli and Kelsey graduated from CCTL (Collaborative College for Technology and Leadership) in […]

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 […]

Sheila Ann Farley Talbert, 68

Sheila Ann Farley Talbert, 68, of Huntersville N.C., died on April 15, 2017, at CMC Huntersville.  She was born on July 23, 1948, in Mullens West Virginia, daughter of the late Clifton Walter and Bertha Ann Brown Farley. Sheila was a veteran of the United States Navy, and a retired labor and delivery nurse.  She […]

The aftermath of Hurricane Camille: large boat washed up in yard. Biloxi, Mississippi. Photo date: August 17, 1969.

Planners vote 6-1 against tighter boat storage rules

April 27. By Dave Vieser. Cornelius Planning Board Members voted 6-1 against a new set of regulations that would limit the outdoor storage of cars, boats and RVs. This sets up an interesting situation: The Town Board takes up the same set of regulations May 15, with a recommendation for a “no” from the planners.Boats […]

Upcoming events: Apr 27-May 7

‘Tawba Walk XIII is a​ fun​ street festival with music, artists, performers, kids’ zone and pet treats. More than 80 artists will showcase their work and offer demonstrations. The festival is 2-8 p.m. Saturday at Oak Street Mill. Small Business Week kicks off with a luncheon at The Peninsula Club on Tuesday. Speakers include former McCormick […]

Beach Bash Thursday benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters

April 26. Year 13 of Big Day at the Lake officially gets under way tomorrow with a Beach Bash at Port City Club in Cornelius. The fundraiser starts at 5:30 p.m. at Port City Club on Harborside Drive in Cornelius. The cost to attend is $5. Proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Charlotte. There will be a live […]


Seniors: Ask for that discount!

April 26. If you’re of a certain age and enjoyed getting the 5 percent senior discount on Thursdays at Harris Teeter self-checkout, be forewarned: You now have to ask for it. According to US Census data, 10 percent of Cornelius residents are over 65 years old. VIC (Very Important Customer) cardholders used to get a […]

Hough High hosts state choir competition

The North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities and William Peace University will hold the State Finals of Show Choir Competition at Hough High Saturday April 29. The high school division will begin at 10 am. The high schools will perform in order: Hillside High School of Durham, Lake Norman High School, Kings Mountain High School, […]

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OMB p​roject in ​j​eopardy​; Bradford asks for talks​

April 25. By Dave Vieser. The failure of the State Legislature to expand the annual 25,000 barrel cap for craft breweries may not have flattened the Olde Mecklenburg Brewery economic development project. NC Rep. John Bradford hopes to save it with a Hail Mary compromise that would raise the production cap for craft brewers. At […]


New hotel plan: ‘I don’t think you’ve got it right’

April 25. By Dave Vieser. A plan to build a seven-story hotel on five acres at the intersection of West Catawba Avenue and Waterview Drive received a chilly reception at its first public airing Monday. Members of the town’s Pre-development Review Committee didn’t dismiss the possibility of a hotel at the site, but they were […]