Posted on 13 November 2013.
Posted in Calendar, Cornelius, Davidson, Fund-raisers, Schools
Posted on 11 November 2013.
Veterans listened to speeches by authors Lonnie Long and Gary Blackburn. More photos below. (David Boraks/CorneliusNews.net)
A large American flag hung from a fire department ladder truck during the ceremonies. (David Boraks/CorneliusNews.net)
By DAVID BORAKS
As a massive American flag flew overhead from a Cornelius Lemley Fire Department ladder, several hundred people gathered behind Town Hall Monday morning as the Town of Cornelius and American Legion Post 86 hosted the town’s annual Veterans Day ceremonies.
The day’s co-keynote speakers were Lonnie Long and Gary Blackburn, co-authors of the new book “Unlikely Warriors: The Army Security Agency’s Secret War in Vietnam 1961-1973.” Long, who lives in Davidson, set the stage for the gathering, telling the crowd: Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Downtown and old Cornelius, Photo of the Day, Photo of the Day, Town Hall
Posted on 07 November 2013.
Home Grown Opens Friday, Nov, 8, at the Cornelius Arts Center
Much has been said and written here lately about the arts scene in Cornelius. And with the passage of the town bond packages on Nov. 5, the town is poised to move full steam ahead in an arts related direction. One bond addresses the current and future needs of the Parks, Arts, Recreation and Culture (PARC) department, while the other spells out revitalization efforts to take place in the downtown corridor with plans to bring us, among other things, an outdoor amphitheater and brand new arts center building, possibly in the Antiquity Neighborhood. Read the full story
Posted in Antiquity, Arts, Calendar, Cornelius, Downtown and old Cornelius