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Boat safely: Free vessel check Saturday

April 21. What’s a backfire flame control? It’s one of nearly a dozen key boating safety features which will be inspected free of charge during vessel safety checks at Blythe Landing. The safety check, sponsored the Cornelius Police Department and the Coast Guard Auxiliary, and will take place Saturday, April 22 and again on Saturday, May 6, […]

Upcoming events: April 20-30

Celebrate all things summer this Thursday at the Beach Bash at Port City Club. Don beach garb and enjoy food and drink specials, plus a shag DJ, a live auction and raffle. All proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Charlotte. Monday, April 24 Alzheimer’s Respite Ministry Dedicated volunteers will offer respite to caregivers and socialization for their […]


Acropolis, a Cornelius icon, closing April 30

  April 18. By Dave Vieser. Whether you’ve enjoyed breakfast or the Greek favorites which have been served at the Acropolis Cafe and Grille on Catawba Avenue for over a decade, take note: the Cornelius mainstay is closing its doors for good on Sunday April 30. The property is being sold to make way for a 5,700 square-foot QT convenience […]

Cornelius Elementary 3Q A-B Honor roll

Student Name   Grade Level  Level Amber, Kailan Sebastian, 5, Q3 – A Honor Roll Ben-Yohanan, Natalie, 5, Q3 – A Honor Roll Cox, Dakota Elizabeth, 5, Q3 – A Honor Roll Cox, Kennedy Allison, 5, Q3 – A Honor Roll Cruz, Gustavo Hunter, 5, Q3 – A Honor Roll Davis, Zoie Catherine, 5, Q3 – A Honor Roll Gupta, Aditi, 5, Q3 – A Honor Roll Hall, Daniel James, 5, Q3 […]


Town Board pushes for more bus improvements

April 18. By Dave Vieser. At their April 17 meeting, the Cornelius Town Board unanimously adopted a resolution urging the Metropolitan Transit Commission (MTC) to reallocate a majority of the funds designated to study options for the Red Line toward improved bus services. The MTC is the governing board for CATS, which provides bus services in […]


Public hearings on brewery, QT likely to be postponed

  April 17. By Dave Vieser. UPDATED. Public hearings for two landmark developments look like they will be postponed. The hearing for the proposed QT convenience store—on the site of the Acropolis restaurant and the adjacent gas station—will be continued until May 1. NEW: Town officials expect Acropolis to close April 30. Meanwhile, discussion of […]

The melting of the ice sheets around Illulissat, Greenland and elsewhere in the Arctic is accelerating thanks to global warming. Credit: UN Photo/Mark Garten, FlickrCC.
 Ilulissat Greenland

EarthTalk: Global warming

Is it true that the Paris climate accord as it stands won’t be enough to stave off cataclysmic global warming anyway, even if the U.S. and the other participating countries honor their commitments? To date, 197 countries have signed onto 2015’s landmark Paris climate accord (“The Paris Agreement”), which aims to limit global warming to […]

Upcoming events: April 13-23

The North Carolina Science Festival is now running at full S. T. E. A. M.! Featured local events include physics exploration this Saturday at the Cornelius Library and a backyard habitat expo at the Carolina Raptor Center. Later this week, head to Lake Norman State Park for stargazing with the Piedmont Amateur Astronomers. For a full calendar […]


Fire at ‘Sushi at the Lake’ closes W. Catawba

  April 11. A fire late Tuesday afternoon at Sushi at The Lake had West Catawba closed heading eastbound at 4:30 pm, at the beginning of the afternoon rush. But the fire was out and neither first responders nor restaurant employees were injured. Firefighters from Cornelius-Lemley Volunteer Fire Department and Davidson were on the scene, at 19732 […]


Holy Week under way, Passover begins this evening

April 9. It looks like a perfect week, weather-wise, for Holy Week. Passover gets under way tonight and goes until April 18. Easter observations began Saturday, with egg hunts and an appearance by the Easter Bunny himself at the town’s Hop Into Spring event at Robbins Park. Hundreds of parents and children turned out for […]