Posted on 04 September 2014.
Posted on 03 September 2014.
Cornelius-Lemley Fire Department had an extremely busy week and Labor Day holiday weekend, responding to 76 calls, including 8 motor vehicle accidents, 17 fire alarms, 2 cooking fires in ovens, and one large working fire at a Cornelius town home. Read on for the details, plus a summary of the week’s 45 medical calls. Read the full story
Posted on 26 August 2014.
After close to three years of lobbying by local organizations, the Smithville community will get a connector road to US 21/Statesville Road. The new connector road, to be funded by a planned 2015 town bond issue, will run from an undetermined point on South Hill Street to US 21, letting drivers bypass traffic on Catawba. Read the full story
Posted on 19 August 2014.
By JONATHAN COX
There was standing room at Town Hall Monday night as residents came to voice their opinions for and against the town’s long-delayed sidewalk construction project on Torrence Chapel Road. Meanwhile, commissioners are moving forward with plans to issue $7.48 million in bonds for a variety of road projects – but without the controversial Floral Lane extension to US 21.
Town officials also approved the Parks and Recreation department’s recommendations on how to allocate $3.4 million of the 2015 bonds package, discussed the Comprehensive Bike Plan, and considered recommendations for improving traffic flow at Exit 28 in preparation for the beginning of the CMS school year.
Posted on 01 August 2014.
Cornelius town commissioners will meet this Monday to consider the police department’s plan to purchase four Ford SUVs for a total of $108,580, and will continue last meeting’s discussion about possible road improvements as part of the bond packages voters approved last fall. Also on the agenda is a $10,526 budget amendment to buy property at 19709 South Ferry St. for right of way and infrastructure construction. Read the full story
Posted on 29 July 2014.
Police nearly apprehended a suspected drug dealer when they spotted his car on Meridian Street Sunday. The man evaded arrest by abandoning his car at the Cornelius Garden Apartments, but a warrant is out for his arrest. Meanwhile, police obtained an arrest warrant for a drunken driver who collided with a parked car at the Westmoreland Community Pool and fled the scene. Also this week, the police investigate the spray-painting of a car parked in front of Harris Teeter.
Read the full story
Posted on 25 July 2014.
Posted on 16 July 2014.
Casa de Inclusion is a summer camp run by the Inclusion Community, a faith community affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Here are a few photos.
|Get our daily email updates|