Posted on 23 May 2013.
The town’s department of Parks, Arts, Recreation and Culture will host a meeting Thursday night to present the proposed alignment for the Caldwell Station Creek Greenway. The $2 million, 2-mile greenway will link Bailey Road Park on NC 115 with US 21 near the Home Depot. Read the full story
Posted in Bailey Road, Calendar, Cornelius, Heritage Green, Oakhurst, Planning & Development, public spaces, Statesville Road/US 21, Town Hall
Posted on 20 May 2013.
Developers Kevin Mahl and Jamie Rolewicz have formally begun construction on Hyde Park on Bailey, a complex of “upscale, spacious storage suites” at Cornelius Commerce Park, off Bailey Road. They and local leaders celebrated with a groundbreaking Friday, May 17, at the site. Read more in REAL ESTATE & HOME»
Posted in Bailey Road, Cornelius, Photo of the Day, Real Estate & Home, Top Stories
Posted on 17 May 2013.
A map last year provided the general outline of the Caldwell Station Greenway, with several route options. After months of work, consultants May 23 will present a proposed trail alignment. Click for the full map.
Consultants will present the proposed alignment for the Caldwell Station Creek Greenway at a public workshop Thursday, May 23. The $2 million, 2-mile greenway will link Bailey Road Park on NC 115 with US 21 near the Home Depot.
The meeting runs 6:30 to 8pm at Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 Catawba Ave.
The project is the first since the town adopted a Pedestrian Master Plan last year, which envisions a variety of pedestrian and cycling paths in town. Troy Fitzsimmons, director of Cornelius Parks, Arts, Recreation & Culture (PARC), has said it could be the first in an eventual “emerald necklace” of paths around town. Read the full story
Posted in Bailey Road, Calendar, Cornelius, Glen Ridge, Heritage Green, Oakhurst, PARC, Planning & Development, public spaces, Statesville Road/US 21, Transportation, Willow Pond
Posted on 02 May 2013.
Hough principal Terri Cockherham addressed a crowd of parents and students in the school gym. (David Boraks/CorneliusNews.net)
By DAVID BORAKS
Several hundred parents and students filled the gymnasium at W.A. Hough High School Wednesday night, looking for information and reassurance about safety at the school after a series of security scares over the past week. Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools leaders did their best, but at times there seemed a huge gap in expectations and even in some audience members’ perceptions of the incidents. Read the full story
Posted in Bailey Road, Bailey's Glen, Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, Photos, Public safety, Schools
Posted on 30 April 2013.
What a week for first responders in Cornelius. This weeks’ Fire Calls column reads like a list of Hollywood disaster-movie ideas: The 44 calls for Cornelius-Lemley Fire and Rescue over the past seven days included a bomb threat at the high school, a washer explosion, a large sinkhole, and numerous calls for a smell of natural gas. More information about these and others below, along with a tally of this week’s medical calls. Read the full story
Posted in Antiquity, Bailey Road, Bailey Road area, Fire calls
Posted on 30 April 2013.
The atmosphere at W.A. Hough High School in Cornelius remained unsettled Tuesday, after recent bomb hoaxes and the arrest of two students. On Tuesday morning, rumors of another threat led to another lockdown at the school, though no danger was found. Read the full story
Posted in Bailey Road, Bailey Road area, Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, Police blotter, Police Blotter, Schools
Posted on 24 April 2013.
Cornelius-Lemley Fire and Rescue responded to 51 calls for service over the past week, including two bomb threats, a clothes dryer fire, and large paint spill following a pin-in traffic accident. More information about these and others below, along with a tally of this week’s medical calls. Read the full story
Posted in Bailey Road, Cornelius, Exit 28 area, Westmoreland
Posted on 23 April 2013.
Cornelius Police Chief Bence Hoyle speaks during a press conference at Hough High Tuesday. (David Boraks/CorneliusNews.net)
By DAVID BORAKS
Cornelius police say they’re treating Tuesday’s bomb scare at W.A. Hough High School as a hoax, and they’re focused on finding – and making an example – of the person who did it. In a press conference outside the school around 5:30pm, Police Chief Bence Hoyle said searches turned up no bomb and nobody was hurt in the incident, which led officials to evacuate the school twice, and to dismiss students early.
“At this point in time, we’re investigating this as a hoax,” Hoyle told reporters. “As you know, it was a very disruptive hoax, and our focus right now is to find who did this.” Read the full story
Posted in Audio news reports, Bailey Road, Cornelius, Davidson, Police blotter, Police Blotter, Schools