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The lake isn’t only for boating, swimming and fishing. Consider these events and outdoor activities happening right on Lake Norman when planning family adventures or solo trips. Celebrate spring and summer days off with boat rides or lake concert series or simply enjoy the breathtaking views…

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CHARLOTTE – A $3.2 million LYNX Red Line/North Corridor Study introduced last year by the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) will continue to analyze alternative commuter rail routes around the Lake Norman area following a favorable 7-1 endorsement at the March 28 Metropolitan Transportati…

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CATS staff conducted several public meetings and forums in 2017 to get resident feedback about the Red Line study. 

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CORNELIUS – Charlie Dyer, owner of Harvey’s, has been in the restaurant business for two decades. The Purvis, Miss., native has called Lake Norman home since 2007 and has since become a staple in the restaurant culture in the area. The first Harvey’s opened in Huntersville, but its other loc…

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CORNELIUS – The perfect coffee experience is more than just a cup of joe and a place to sit. People pick their chosen cafe based on multiple factors, including how well they relate to the baristas behind the counter. The Herald Citizen met Dillon Stevens at What the Cup to talk about his pre…

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Not expected to be named the Cornelius Arts Center for much longer, what is envisioned as a regional destination for arts and culture is on the path to fruition within the next two years. This year, according to Executive Director Justin Dionne, is a year of definition. So what does it look …

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CORNELIUS – The idea of a tax increase can sound heavy, with North Carolina already levying the one of highest state gas taxes in the country and the litany of other taxes already coming out of a normal paycheck. But there is room for consideration of a penny tax, or something similar, for t…

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CORNELIUS – The Cornelius town board decided in January to revive the dormant Transportation Advisory Board, better known as TAB, to be led by Commissioner Kurt Naas. On Feb. 5, the commissioners were tasked with whittling down a list of names of possible board candidates to just six. They h…

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CORNELIUS – Bearing tools to weld, carve or mold materials into a fixture to inspire others, sculptors make art in a unique and technical way. Receiving works ranging from a variety of metals mixed together to form an abstract loop or wood-carved so ornately that the wings of an eagle look r…

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At the group’s first meeting of 2018 on Jan. 8, Davidson Mayor Rusty Knox, Cornelius Mayor Woody Washam and Huntersville Mayor John Anerella listened to North Carolina Department of Transportation board member Anthony Lathrop talk about regional transportation issues and how to foster better…

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CORNELIUS – In the mid 2000s, the Town of Cornelius had a Transportation Advisory Board (TAB) comprising residents and town officials. It didn’t accomplish much, admitted Mayor Woody Washam, who participated on the board, but he hopes to change that now.

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With the swearing-in ceremonies and seasonal celebrations behind them, governing bodies in north Mecklenburg’s towns are now set to begin a new year of municipal decision-making. In each of the three towns – Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville – town boards have new members and, after a sch…

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During the holidays, people are trying to balance their work and family obligations, and one of the things that commonly falls through the cracks is blood and platelet donation at local centers such as the Red Cross. 

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CORNELIUS – His Ministry at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church promotes awareness, inclusion and more for individuals with special needs.

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The Herald Weekly has been offering the chance to learn about candidates through Q&As. The following are the Cornelius candidates for board of commissioners. Each of the responses are in their own words and do not reflect the opinions of the staff. 

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The Herald Weekly has been offering the chance to learn about candidates through Q&As. The following are the Cornelius candidates for board of commissioners. Each of the responses are in their own words and do not reflect the opinions of the staff. 

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The Herald Weekly has been offering the chance to learn about candidates through Q&As. The following are the Cornelius candidates for board of commissioners. Each of the responses are in their own words and do not reflect the opinions of the staff.

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The Herald Weekly has been offering the chance to learn about candidates through Q&As. The following are the Cornelius candidates for board of commissioners. Each of the responses are in their own words and do not reflect the opinions of the staff. 

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The Herald Weekly has been offering the chance to learn about candidates through Q&As. The following are the Cornelius candidates for board of commissioners. Each of the responses are in their own words and do not reflect the opinions of the staff. 

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The Herald Weekly has been offering the chance to learn about candidates through Q&As. The following are the Cornelius candidates for board of commissioners. Each of the responses are in their own words and do not reflect the opinions of the staff. 

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The Herald Weekly has been offering the chance to learn about candidates through Q&As. The following are the Cornelius candidates for board of commissioners. Each of the responses are in their own words and do not reflect the opinions of the staff. 

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The Herald Weekly has been offering the chance to learn about candidates through Q&As. The following are the Cornelius candidates for board of commissioners. Each of the responses are in their own words and do not reflect the opinions of the staff. 

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The Herald Weekly has been offering the chance to learn about candidates through Q&As. The following are the Cornelius candidates for board of commissioners. Each of the responses are in their own words and do not reflect the opinions of the staff. 

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The Herald Weekly has been offering the chance to learn about candidates through Q&As. The following are the Cornelius candidates for board of commissioners. Each of the responses are in their own words and do not reflect the opinions of the staff. 

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CORNELIUS – On Thursday, Oct. 26, Cornelius police arrested Rodger Dale Knox III and Catherine Helene Lassiter in connection with multiple reported larcenies of equipment from landscapers, according to a Cornelius Police Department news release.

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CORNELIUS – People of north Mecklenburg got the chance to meet Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) staff and voice their thoughts on rapid transit Oct. 17 at Cornelius Town Hall.

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CORNELIUS –  Residents of Davidson and Cornelius each had their own thoughts Oct. 5 as they viewed and commented on potential plans for Potts and Sloan streets in the two towns during a public meeting at Cornelius Town Hall.

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CORNELIUS – The Cornelius Board of Commissioners seemed poised to approve a resolution denouncing the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools $922 million bond referendum as unfair at its Sept. 18 regular meeting but ended up tabling the matter due to problems with the wording of the proposed document.

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CORNELIUS – By virtue of a unanimous vote during its Sept. 18 pre-meeting session, the Cornelius Board of Commissioners approved a plan to purchase new radios for both its police and fire departments at a cost to the town of just under $600,000.

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CORNELIUS – The Rev. Tom Boone said his professional path has been an interesting one that has included stops in many exotic places.

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CORNELIUS – At their Sept. 5 regular meeting, members of the Cornelius Board of Commissioners received a presentation from a North Carolina Department of Transportation engineer regarding the possible installation of a ramp meter at Exit 28 off Interstate 77.

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CORNELIUS – For the Sept. 11 Cornelius Planning Board meeting, Planning Director Wayne Herron was prepared to discuss a development plan on a project that straddles the town limits of Davidson and the extraterritorial jurisdiction of Cornelius.

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CORNELIUS – With very little debate on the matter, the Cornelius Board of Commissioners approved a plan at its regular meeting Aug. 21 to build a nearly $2 million public works complex.

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CORNELIUS – The monument of a Confederate soldier on the lawn of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church was marred with spray paint sometime on Aug. 12, the same day a white supremacist rally that erupted in violence in Charlottesville, Va., was held.

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CORNELIUS – Mama’s Pizza Express is going to expand in Cornelius. But it took a little finagling at the Aug. 7 Cornelius Board of Commissioners meeting to get all elected officials on-board.

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CORNELIUS – The town board of commissioners approved a resolution that calls on North Carolina Transportation Secretary James Trogdon to come to town or at least the region and weigh in on the the Interstate 77 road-widening situation, which has been among the most controversial local matter…

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CORNELIUS – In July 1917, African-American families in the Smithville community – now part of Cornelius – were planning the launch of a new church.

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A few years ago an interesting relationship developed between folks from two markedly different generations of Cornelius residents. What has since become the Bailey’s Glen-Hough High School Pa…

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CORNELIUS – The Roosters Men's Grooming centers in Cornelius and Ballantyne will host Hero Day 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 15 in support of Carolina Brotherhood, a charitable organization that offer…

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CORNELIUS – Retired Lt. Col. Shawn Cowley recalled the time he served as an Army officer in Baghdad in 2006 and witnessed a swearing-in ceremony comprising military members who had been fast-t…

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CORNELIUS – On the last day of April, the town witnessed a bit of history when Tracy Wainwright became the first person employed in a full-time capacity by the Town of Cornelius to retire afte…

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CORNELIUS ­– By the end of June the Rathmann family is looking to  open Sweet Magnolia Estate, a new wedding and event venue located off of Bailey Road.