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Pizza Hut will move, old building coming down; Wendy’s opens Tuesday

Feb. 1. By Dave Vieser. Fast fast food changes are coming to Cornelius. The Pizza Hut on West Catawba will be demolished and a new one will open a little west at Lakeshore Market Place. Burger lovers take heart; the new Wendy’s at 20410 West Catawba Ave. opens Tuesday. For Wendy’s General Manager Robert Goff, the […]

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Infill project on Town Board agenda

Jan. 16. It’s a small residential development, but how the Cornelius Town Board votes on Oakbrooke Inc.’s plan to rezone and develop 1.63 acres at the end of the Queen Street will provide insight on how the board balances concerns over development against the rights of property owners. Oakbrooke wants to build five new homes […]

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Knox: ‘Regionalism’ is how our area succeeds

By Kate Stevens. The future of Davidson lies in collaboration and team work with other north Mecklenburg towns and the city of Charlotte, said Davidson Mayor Rusty Knox. “Regionalism is going to be very important for how our area survives and succeeds,” said Knox. “Those relationships have to be built up and that’s going to […]

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Town board splits 3-2 over Westmoreland rezoning

Jan. 3. The new Cornelius Town Board demonstrated their ability to make sausage from the dais at Tuesday’s meeting: A majority approved a complex rezoning resolution in favor of a childcare center proposed on Westmoreland by a 3-2 margin. The approval is contingent on the applicant, Vanderbilt Children’s College, meeting close to a dozen conditions, […]

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Plans for traffic circle at 21 and Catawba up in the air

Jan. 2. Plans for a new traffic circle/roundabout at H​wy. 21 and Catawba Avenue, which would handle most traffic generated by a new QT convenience store, are on hold while the DOT reconsiders its recommendation. ​When the town board approved the rezoning which would permit the project last spring, it was understood that the DOT’s preference […]

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Clock stopped on the clock, amphitheater

​Dec. 21. ​By Dave Vieser​. ​While debate continues over the rezoning request for Antiquity Woods on the Cornelius/Davidson border, ​readers have also been asking whatever happened to the ​Antiquity ​amphitheater​ ​and the clock tower. As of now, it​’s​ not looking too good.​ They were apparently part of the marketing material, which doesn’t count in the world of development. […]

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Discussing development…before the horse is out of the barn

  Dec. 19. Public hearings on new developments were front and center at the Town Board meeting last night, reflecting growing awareness of how fast growth is changing the look and feel of Cornelius, as well as how we get around. Additional public hearings on projects is a new thing in Cornelius town government. The […]

New Davidson mayor speaks at Newsmakers Breakfast Dec 14

Rusty Knox, the incoming mayor of Davidson, will be the Newsmakers Breakfast speaker Dec. 14​ at The Peninsula Club.​ A Realtor, singer and the son of former Mayor Russell Knox, he defeated John Woods in the November election. Fast growth, transparency in government and social media played major roles in the intense debate leading up to […]

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Traffic study planned for Catawba/One Norman

Oct. 17. By Dave Vieser. A consulting firm will conduct a traffic impact analysis (TIA) on a prime 11-acre development site at the intersection of West Catawba Avenue and One Norman B​oulevard​. The property owner, Charter Cornelius, is planning five commercial/retail buildings comprising a total of 48,225 square feet. The proposal calls for three buildings […]

Public hearing on key project at Monday’s Town Board meeting

​Oct. 12. At their meeting this coming Monday, Cornelius commissioners will conduct the first of two public hearings on a prime 11-acre development site between West Catawba Avenue and Knox Road at One Norman Boulevard. The owner, Charter Cornelius, is planning five commercial buildings comprising a total of 48,225 square feet. The proposal calls for […]

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