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Lynda Lawrence, 71

Lynda Arlene Sims Lawrence, 71, passed away Saturday, May 13, 2017 in Cornelius, NC. Lynda was born in Lubbock, Texas on May 22, 1945 to Archie and Jonnie Katherine (Kay) Sims. She graduated from Three Way High School in 1963, honored as salutatorian while excelling as a multi-sport athlete. She received her Bachelors in Physical […]

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Whose yard is it anyway?

May 17. By Dave Yochum. Cornelius is one of those places where some people get their boats detailed as often as their cars. And some don’t. It’s also the kind of place where homeowners’ associations keep things in their neighborhood nice and tidy. And a place where plenty of others yearn to be free of […]

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​As complaints pile up, I-77 sub​-​contractor caused Friday’s ​gridlock

May 16. By Dave Vieser. ​Less than a month after loose steel reflectors became a critical safety issue in the I-77 construction zone, it turns out a dump truck being operated by a ​Cintra ​sub​-​contractor caused massive gridlock in Cornelius and​ ​on the interstate last Friday May 12. ​The accident happened around 12:30​ ​am​ in […]

Tillis Baby Shower back at Town Hall

May 16. The Susan Tillis Foundation will host t​he ​thir​d annual Red, White and Bundled Baby Shower June 15​ ​at Cornelius Town Hall​.​ ​Everyone ​is asked to bring a baby item to donate​. All items received will be bundled into welcome home packages for newborns of junior enlisted at Fort Bragg​ where the ​annual income […]

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Ramsey Creek Beach opens Saturday

May 16. By Dave Yochum. On Monday night, Mecklenburg County Park Director Jim Garges let the Town Board know there are 50 new parking spaces, new signs and surveillance cameras wired directly to the Police Station as well as a variety of new procedures at Ramsey Creek Park. Whether Nantz Road residents will be happy […]

Andrew Kramer, 86

Andrew Kramer, 86, of Cornelius N.C., passed away peacefully on May 12, 2017, at his home.  Andrew was born April 6, 1931 in Somerset County, PA to the late Mike and Mary Colton Kramer.  Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Carole Barnette Kramer; brothers, Mike and George; sisters, Irene, […]

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K-2 Academy: ‘Micro’ school coming to Lake Norman

May 15. Dave Vieser. Local education leaders are launching a new private school called the K-2 Academy with its first campus to be in Davidson. K-2 is currently enrolling their inaugural class of 20 lower elementary students from Kindergarten through second grade for the 2017-2018 school year. They will add upper elementary level students in the 2018-2019 […]

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Happy Mother’s Day, Happy Mother’s Day

By Allen T. Gunn. “Allen’s gift for Mother’s Day is cleaning out the storage unit.” Simple words said by a mother with such excitement. A simple gesture that means the world. I shrug my shoulders and responded, “If that’s all you want.” Mother’s Day shouldn’t be complicated, even though I have two mothers.  It doesn’t take much […]

Town Board meeting will feature storage, beach

At their Monday May 15 meeting, Cornelius commissioners are expected to consider a series of new regulations on outdoor storage which comes to the board with a 6-1 denial recommendation from the Planning Board. The town’s Land Development Code Advisory Board had been reviewing the outdoor storage rules and recommended new wording to better define […]

Parents start 501(c)3 to fund childhood cancer research

Fundraisers for research are June 4th & 5th Allison and Jon Cowherd are doing something about childhood cancer: They’re organizing the Pound Out Pediatric Cancer Community Event Sunday June 4 at Oak Street Mill. And they’re also running the Pounding for Parker Golf Tournament June 5 at Northstone Country Club. Proceeds from both events will […]

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