Posted on 30 January 2014.
Posted on 23 January 2014.
The Lake Norman Chamber last week bestowed its annual awards on local businesses and businesspeople, and named auto dealer Randy Marion as its Business Person of the Year. Other awards went to Aquesta Bank CEO Jim Engel, local charity Angels of ’97, and Wells Fargo’s Julia T. Holyfield, who was named volunteer of the year. Read the full story
Posted on 22 January 2014.
Commissioners took time during their meeting Tuesday night to honor Jim Causey on his retirement as a Cornelius Police Department reserve officer. Causey retired Dec. 31, 2013, after 18 years volunteering, picking up patrol shifts when needed and working community events such as Halloween patrols and the annual North Mecklenburg Christmas Parade. Read the full story
Posted on 24 December 2013.
Santa Claus may love the North Pole but it appears he loves Lake Norman, too. Year after year, like many snowbird retirees, Santa spends an inordinate amount time in our neck of the woods.
Maybe he’s worried that kids here are naughty, and with a little encouragement, will decide to be nice. But I suspect it has more to do with mild weather and less to do with unpleasant childhood tendencies. But, hey, we all have excuses, right? Read the full story
Posted on 17 December 2013.
Part retailer part spa, The Olive Branch – A Body Studio in downtown Cornelius fits several niches. From spa services, to designer outfits, to one of a kind, unique pieces of jewelry, customers have access to a one stop shop, full personal body grooming, beauty boutique experience. Read the full story
Posted on 16 December 2013.
Cornelius last week was honored as an Outstanding Traffic Safe Community for communities of its size, for its programs and efforts to improve safety on the roads. The honor comes from the AAA Carolinas Foundation for Traffic Safety. Read the full story
Posted on 03 December 2013.
32-year-old Justin Russell Christenbery is an artist whose name you should know. Not only is he making his way as a painter, but he’s doing so, and honing his craft, right here in Cornelius. His presence in town represents a homecoming for a young man who counts Davidson, Mooresville, and Sherrills Ford among former addresses.
Born in Tennessee and a resident of Atlanta by the 2nd grade, Christenbery’s family settled in Davidson when he was in the 4th grade, then moved a few times, “never really leaving the Lake Norman area,” he said. Read the full story
Posted on 19 November 2013.
NASCAR isn’t the only racing story in the news. Cornelius resident Greg Cross, marketing manager for Penske Racing in Mooresville, is racing his way to a new fitness goal with sights set on qualifying for the Kona Ironman World Championship in 2015.
Before he can do that, however, he’ll have to train for his second Ironman in Panama City, FL, on Nov. 1, 2014, which he plans to do while raising money for a worthwhile cause. Choosing to benefit Children’s Tumor Foundation, Cross committed to raising $10,000 for the charity, whose mission according to its website “is dedicated to improving the health and well being of individuals and families affected by neurofibromatosis.” Read the full story