Posted on 22 May 2015.
A jackknifed truck backed up traffic on I-77 southbound Thursday at rush hour. (Brandon Butler/CorneliusNews.net)
A truck jackknifed on I-77 southbound just south of Exit 28 Thursday afternoon, backing up traffic for hours.
The wreck happened after 4pm, between Mile 27 and Mile 28 of the highway. The accident caused traffic on I-77 to back up for hours, at one point past Exit 42, readers told CorneliusNews.net.
The incident also caused traffic jams on secondary roads, including US 21 and NC 115.
No further details were available.
Posted in Exit 28 area, Photo of the Day, Photo of the Day, Statesville Road/US 21, Traffic alerts, Transportation
Posted on 08 May 2015.
Scenes from the 2015 Relay for Life Friday night at Bailey Middle School track. (David Boraks/CorneliusNews.net)
A little bit of rain didn’t dampen the fun and fundraising last weekend as the 2015 Cornelius-Huntersville Relay for Life raised just under $54,000 for the American Cancer Society. Hundreds of participants and spectators joined the overnight walk Friday, May 1, and Saturday, May 2, at the Bailey Middle School track.
Purple bows are visible downtown, part of the Relay for Life fundraising. (David Boraks/CorneliusNews.net)
The Cornelius CruZers, led by top individual fundraiser Cornelius Town Clerk Lori Harrell, were the top team, bringing in donations of $14,510. The CruZers fundraising included the 2nd annual Paint Catawba Purple, in which donors bought purple bows for $5 each. Volunteers tied the bows to light poles along Catawba Avenue.
McIntosh Law Firm of Davidson, led by No. 2 individual fundraiser Amy Holthouser, raised $5,916.
See a full list of fundraisers at http://relay.acsevents.org
The Good Clean Fun crew, at the 2015 Relay for Life Friday night at Bailey Middle School track. (David Boraks/CorneliusNews.net)
Cornelius Commissioner Woody Washam (left), wife Sharon Washam, and Commissioner Thurman Ross at the walk Friday night. (David Boraks/CorneliusNews.net)
Posted in Bailey Road, Fund-raisers, Photo of the Day, Photos