Posted on 13 June 2013.
Cornelius Police charged a 21-year-old Denver man with DWI Sunday after he slammed his Chevy into an apartment building on Chandlers Landing, off West Catawba Ave. That call was among 65 for over the past week for Cornelius-Lemley Fire Department. Others included a vehicle fire on the I-77, a call to rescue a swimmer, who turned out to be fine, and 21 false alarms. More information about these and others below, along with a tally of this week’s medical calls. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Davidson, Downtown and old Cornelius, Exit 28 area, Harborside, Huntersville, West Catawba Avenue
Posted on 28 May 2013.
A Toyota SUV caught fire and burned up on I-77 near Mile 29 after midnight Monday. Cornelius-Lemley Fire and Rescue responded to a total of 48 calls over the past week, including a vehicle fire, two accidents where pedestrians were struck, one patient with a gunshot wound outside a West Catawba Avenue night club, four motor vehicle accidents, and two calls for smoke investigations. More information about these and others below, along with a tally of this week’s medical calls. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, West Catawba Avenue
Posted on 25 May 2013.
A Charlotte man was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill Friday night after a shooting outside On the Roxx, a bar off West Catawba Avenue. Read the full story
Posted in Police blotter, Police Blotter, West Catawba Avenue
Posted on 14 May 2013.
Cornelius-Lemley Fire & Rescue responded to 43 calls for service this week including 3 motor vehicle accidents, 8 fire alarms, a truck fire on I-77, and 2 outside fires. More information about these and other calls below, along with a tally of this week’s medical calls. Read the full story
Posted in Exit 28 area, Fire calls, West Catawba Avenue
Posted on 09 May 2013.
A developer plans to tear down the rear section of Magnolia Plaza (above) to make way for the grocery and new retail shops (David Boraks/CorneliusNews.net)
By DAVID BORAKS
A Florida developer has filed plans with the Cornelius Planning Department to demolish part of the Magnolia Plaza shopping center off West Catawba Avenue and construct what town officials say will be a Publix supermarket.
The Florida-based supermarket chain hasn’t publicly confirmed a lease at the site, but the developer, Halvorsen Development Corp. of Boca Raton, FL, is the company’s shopping center development partner. The shopping center is owned by B.V. Belk. Read the full story
Posted in Antiquity, Magnolia Estates, Planning & Development, West Catawba Avenue
Posted on 22 April 2013.
Elevation Church plans a $5 million renovation at the Palace Theater in Kenton Place for its eighth Charlotte-area church.
By DAVID BORAKS
Cornelius commissioners voted 2-1 Monday night to approve a rezoning that lets Elevation Church proceed with a planned $5 million renovation to turn the old Palace Theater at Kenton Place into Elevation Lake Norman church. Read the full story
Posted in Church news, Cornelius, Kenton Place, Planning & Development, Town Hall, West Catawba Avenue
Posted on 18 April 2013.
The town of Cornelius Parks, Arts, Recreation & Culture department will host its annual Cornelius Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 20, off West Catawba Ave.
The event, organized with the help of Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists, runs from 10 am to noon. Read the full story
Posted in Concord, Cornelius, Davidson, Environment, Fund-raisers, Huntersville, West Catawba Avenue
Posted on 10 April 2013.
Cornelius-Lemley Fire Department responded to 43 calls over the past week, including two outside gas leaks, four motor vehicle accidents, a bird rescue, and nine fire alarms. Cornelius units were among those responding Saturday morning to a fatal wreck on NC 73 near the Cowan’s Ford Dam. Also Saturday, firefighters were called to a Lake Norman dock where they found a boater injured by a propeller. More information about these and other incidents below, along with a tally of this week’s medical calls. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Fire calls, Huntersville, Lake Norman, Oakhurst, Smithville, West Catawba Avenue