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Anthony Tapia, Jr., 84

Anthony Tapia, Jr., 84, of Mooresville, NC passed away on August 12, 2017. Anthony Tapia, Jr. was born in PA on October 23, 1932 to the late Anthony Tapia and Helen Krawvic. Along with his parents he is preceded in death by his wife, Joan Marie Tapia and his granddaughter, Jill VanRensalier. He is survived […]

John (Jack) Leo Krzynski, 89

John (Jack) Leo Krzynski died on August 10, 2017, after a brief illness. He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on January 9, 1928, to Leo and Marie (Stankiewicz) Krzynski. The family moved to Chenequa, Wisconsin, where John spent his youth. After graduating from high school early, he enlisted in the US Army and was stationed […]

‘Pack the Patrol Car’ for back to school

Help the Cornelius Police Department “Pack the Patrol Car” with school supplies for the upcoming school year. From now until Aug. 23, donations of school supplies can be dropped off Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm in the lobby of the Cornelius Police Department. On Aug. 25, officers will deliver all the donated items among the four […]

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Cleansing history at Confederate monument

ARCHIVES…Aug. 7, 2015. By Dave Yochum. The last official Confederate Reunion may have been held more than 65 years ago in Cornelius, but the Civil War and how its dead are remembered is still the subject of discussion. Volunteers and trustees of the Mt. Zion Monument Association took scrub brushes and power washers in hand […]

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Towns seek answers on I-77 toll lane letters

Aug. 10. It’s been almost a year and a half since the NCDOT asked towns like Cornelius and Huntersville to outline suggested changes in the 50-year CINTRA I-77 toll lane contract. To date, they have received no response from the state and that has elected officials extremely concerned especially since a decision on the future […]

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Growth drives traffic ahead of schedule on Hwy. 73

  By Dave Vieser. When conversation in the Golden Crescent—the motorsports region from Lake Norman to Cabarrus—turns to traffic, I-77 is normally front and center. However, there’s another traffic corridor that is getting a significant amount of attention: Hwy. 73. A 35-mile stretch from Lincoln County on the west to Concord eastward is like a Main […]

Manifests required on Lake Norman charter​ ​boats

Charter Boats operating on Lake Norman must now prepare and retain a ​“​manifest​,” or list of passengers​ for each trip​. The new regulation​ was ​adopted by the Lake’s Marine Commission at their July 10 meeting. As with airplanes, the manifests must list each passenger who is expected to be on board. “This is something we […]

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Six from Troop 72 become Eagle Scouts

Six Scouts from Troop 72—they began as Tiger Cubs together at Pack 72 at Bethel Presbyterian Church—have earned their Eagle Awards over the past 9 months. Their Eagle projects combined contributed 800 service hours to schools, churches and parks. Troop 72 is led by Scoutmaster Steve Harper. It meets every Tuesday at 7 pm at […]

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Mama’s Pizza topping town board agenda

Aug. 7. By Dave Vieser. If all goes as planned, there will be a new home for Mama’s Pizza on South Main Street by Labor Day of next year. Owner Frank Manis will present his plans to the town board tonight, and if approved, the new facility should be open in about a year. Manis plans to erect […]

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Sue Beard’s pound cake is just a fine Southern dessert

When Sue Beard tells you about her favorite recipe, the aroma from days long past comes back. “I like sharing this recipe not only because it is such a traditional southern dessert but primarily because it brings back so many wonderful family times and aromas from my grandmother’s kitchen in Alabama that I remember as […]

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