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Guns & Hoses scores: $5,280

The annual “Guns & Hoses” faceoff between the Cornelius Police Department and Cornelius-Lemley Fire & Rescue brought in $5,280 for the TopDeck Foundation, which supports the police. The event at Bailey Road Park feature a first pitch thrown out by Hough High School Alum and current UNC Tar Heel star Luke Maye. The Cornelius Police […]

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Top Women Champagne Reception Oct. 19 at River Run

Women leaders will be celebrated at the Top Women Champagne Reception at River Run Country Club Thursday evening Oct. 19. In addition to champagne and hors d’oeuvres, there will be a mini business expo put together with women in mind. The Presenting Sponsor is Duke Energy. Platinum sponsors are Novant Health and SouthLake Women’s Healthcare. […]

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Let’s talk: Candidates outline positions on top issues

The candidates running for the Cornelius Board of Commissioners discussed local issues including quality of life, traffic and tax increases during the “Old Fashioned BBQ & Candidate Forum” at Town Hall on Friday. The forum, hosted by Business Today and Cornelius Today, allows the public to hear directly from candidates and interact one-on-one before and […]

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Tommy Knox: Once a Scout, always a scout

The Knox family name is so well​-known in Lake Norman, there’s a Knox Road. Knoxes have served as mayors of Charlotte (Eddie), Cornelius (Gary), Davidson (Russell) and Mooresville (Joe). The beloved “Waving Man” on North Main is a Knox who also goes by Mike. But only one has devoted 50 years to Boy Scouts. Thomas […]

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In-migration helps drive home prices

By Kate Stevens. Demand for mid-price housing in Cornelius is outstripping supply as in-migration continues unabated. The Lake Norman real estate market is expected to continue this low-supply trend into the foreseeable future, according to local market experts. DataUSA says our town’s population 27,000 but the 2016 Census shows 30,207 residents. Five years out town officials […]

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Candidate forum/BBQ today at Town Hall

  TODAY. Doors open at 11 am for the Old Fashioned BBQ & Candidate Forum, a unique opportunity to hear what our 2018-2019 elected officials say about issues facing our town. Tickets at the door are $10; the price includes a full BBQ lunch. Proceeds benefit the TopDeck Foundation, which supports Cornelius Police. There will […]

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Candidate Forum & BBQ Oct. 6

  Eleven candidates for the Cornelius Town Board will be in the collective hot seat Friday for the Old Fashioned BBQ & Candidate Forum in the Community Room at Town Hall. Doors open at 11 am, lunch is served at 11:30 am, the program begins at 11:55 am. The event, which is hosted by Cornelius Today, costs […]

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Cornelius Town Board opposes school bonds

Oct. 3. By Dave Vieser. At their October 2 meeting, the Cornelius Town Board adopted a resolution opposing the $922 million bond issue proposed by Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools (CMS). The vote was 4-1, with Commissioner Thurman Ross opposed. The resolution adopted by the board states, in part, that “this bond package does not provide the North Mecklenburg area […]

It looks like town will oppose CMS bond

At their meeting on Oct. 2, Cornelius commissioners will consider a resolution opposing the $922 million bond package from Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools which will be on the ballot in November. The commissioners tabled a similar resolution at their last meeting Sept. 18 because some were not happy with the precise wording. Opponents of the bond package, […]

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Honor Flight taking WWII, Korean, Vietnam vets to DC

Sept. 29. The ​Queen City Honor Flight, which flies its first mission one week from today, will take World War II, Korean War Vietnam War veterans, ​as well as those with a life-limiting illness​, to ​visit ​their memorials in ​our​ nation’s capitol. Queen City Honor Flight is a member of the national Honor Flight Network, […]

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