Posted on 07 March 2014.
Posted on 28 February 2014.
By DAVID BORAKS
Soccer fields are in high demand across the Lake Norman area, and they’re often trampled to dirt by youth and adult leagues, school teams and pickup games. Cornelius commissioners on Monday will vote on a proposal to improve the situation: an agreement with Carolina Rapids soccer club to help pay for turf fields at Bailey Road Park. Read the full story
Posted on 22 August 2013.
A field of 63 entrants has been whittled to 15 finalists for Saturday night’s “Lake Norman Has Talent” Concert in the Park at Bailey Road Park in Cornelius. The night includes the competition for cash prizes, a concert by the rock band Mane Alloy, and post-concert fireworks. See the full story and schedule in The GUIDE»
Posted on 24 June 2013.
Updated Monday, 5:22pm
By DAVID BORAKS
As participation in youth and adult soccer grows in the Lake Norman region, one of the most pressing issues is fields, both the lack of space and poor conditions. To address the problem, the Town of Cornelius plans to spend $1.16 million in the coming year to install synthetic turf fields at Bailey Road Park. Read the full story
Posted on 17 May 2012.
Cornelius Parks, Arts, Recreation and Culture opens its 2012 Summer Concerts in the Park Series this Saturday, May 19, with ’80s Night in the Park featuring the band Joystick. Details and a list of this summer’s concerts in THE GUIDE»
Posted on 19 October 2011.
By CHRISTINA RITCHIE ROGERS
The Cornelius Parks, Arts, Recreation and Culture Department is planning a new greenway that would connect neighborhoods between Ecopark, at Hwy. 21 across from the Home Depot, and Bailey Road Park. The town requested funding for the project a few years ago as part of its efforts develop a master bicycle and pedestrian plan, PARC Director Troy Fitzsimmons said, and the N.C. Department of Transportation now has made those funds available to the town.
NCDOT has allocated $2.15 million for the project through the Division of Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation’s transportation improvement program, and the town will be responsible for any additional costs or design, permitting and acquisition, Mr. Fitzsimmons said. Read the full story
Posted on 08 August 2011.
Hundreds put on their party boots and headed to Bailey Road Park Saturday night for Country Night in the Park.
Part of the Cornelius Parks, Arts, Recreation and Culture Department’s Summer Concerts in the Park series, the event featured the Chris Lane Band. Lead singer Chris Lane is a former American Idol contestant.
WANT TO CATCH THE NEXT CONCERT?
PARC plans its next and final concert, 70′s Night in the Park, Aug. 20 with The Throwback Band. The evening also will include fireworks.
Gates will open at 7 p.m.at Bailey Road Park for the free, family concert with children’s activities and concessions by Bruster’s Ice Cream, Nathan’s Hot Dogs and Heart 2 Heart Bakery & Cafe.
Free parking is available at the park and at Bailey Middle School. Coolers are allowed, but glass bottles, alcohol, pets or open flames are not permitted.
Posted on 01 August 2011.
The Cornelius/Lake Norman Lions Club this weekend will collect used eyeglasses to donate to the visually impaired. The club also is collecting school supplies to donate to Cornelius and J.V. Washam elementary schools, and invites children to participate in its annual Peace Poster contest. Read below for details. Read the full story
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