Posted on 20 November 2014.
Asst. Town Manager Andrew Grant speaks to business owners at Prosciuttos about the ongoing work at Exit 28 (Jonathan Cox/CorneliusNews.net)
By JONATHAN COX
Owners of Exit 28-area businesses crowded Prosciutto’s Pizza off Torrence Chapel Road Wednesday night to discuss how to lure back customers, now that lanes are open again after the NCDOT’s $5.4 million interchange reconstruction project. In a discussion that ranged from relaxing town sign rules to winning positive media attention to devising new promotions, they talked about how to recover after a difficult summer.
Most importantly, they said businesses need to cultivate a positive image for the Exit 28 area in the wake of negativity and complaints about traffic at the interchange. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Cornelius, Downtown and old Cornelius, Exit 28 area, Living with Growth, Planning & Development, Town Hall, Transportation
Posted on 19 November 2014.
Posted in Business, Public safety
Posted on 18 November 2014.
By DAVID BORAKS
Commissioners Monday night discussed how to fill the soon to be vacant seat of John Bradford, who will step down next month to become a state representative. Some commissioners came prepared for a quick vote, but what they got instead was a debate over whether to debate or act.
The names of two potential nominees surfaced during the discussion: former Commissioner Bruce Trimbur, who served temporarily in 2013, and Dr. Michael Miltich, who finished sixth in the race for five seats in November 2013.
In the end, the board agreed to put off any vote until at least the Dec. 15 meeting. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Calendar, Cornelius, River Run
Posted on 07 November 2014.
Posted in Business, Fund-raisers
Posted on 04 November 2014.
Posted in Business
Posted on 03 November 2014.
Posted in Business