Posted on 29 December 2014.
Posted on 08 December 2014.
It rained Saturday but didn’t rain out the 32nd Annual North Mecklenburg Christmas Parade. Watchers huddled under awnings and umbrellas or found a warm seat in a restaurant window for the annual march hosted by Davidson Fire Department and Cornelius-Lemley Volunteer Fire Department. Read the full story
Posted on 05 December 2014.
Roads will close between Main Street in Davidson and Hickory Street in Cornelius for Saturday’s 32nd Annual North Mecklenburg Christmas Parade. Officiating as Grand Marshal this year is John Martin, who has worked as a crossing guard at the corner of Spring and South Streets for six years. Read the full story
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Posted on 26 November 2014.
A variety of holiday-themed events are on the calendar in and around Cornelius this week, including a Christmas tree sale, the Light Up Cornelius tree lighting festival at Town Hall, a Turkey Trot 5K/10K on Turkey Day, and a Colonial Christmas at Latta Plantation. Read on for details. Read the full story
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Posted on 15 September 2014.
Warren Cooksey of the N.C. Department of Transportation will address the Lake Norman Chamber’s next Focus Friday issues session on Friday morning, discussing the DOT’s plans to widen I-77 north of Charlotte using High Occupancy Toll Lanes, or HOT Lanes. Meanwhile, chamber members will elect new board members next week, Novant Health opens a new clinic in Davidson, and Mojo’s Grill & Pub hosts a Business After Hours Thursday. Plus other business news. Read the full story
Posted on 10 December 2013.
Cornelius-Lemley Fire Department responded to 45 calls this week, including two oven fires, one inside gas leak and a water rescue for an overturned sailboat on Lake Norman, north of Norman Shores. More information about these calls and others below, including a tally of this week’s medical calls. In addition, Cornelius and Davidson firefighters participated in the North Mecklenburg Christmas Parade on Saturday, Dec. 7. A great time was had by all and Santa was delivered safe and sound. (See photos above and below.) Read the full story
Posted on 09 December 2013.
Holiday parades and festivals are the essence of small-town America. Long before Black Friday became an event, cities and towns used holiday festivals to draw customers to Main Street shopping districts. For many years Davidson and Cornelius have cooperated in staging a Christmas parade. North Carolina’s towns have enacted scores of ordinances related to holiday parades and festivals. With memories of this year’s Christmas in Davidson and the North Mecklenburg Christmas Parade fresh in mind, we wanted to explore the numerous laws and ordinances regulating public holiday gatherings. Read the full story
Posted on 07 December 2013.
Thousands of viewers lined NC 115 in Cornelius and Davidson Saturday afternoon to watch nearly 3,000 marchers in the 31st annual North Mecklenburg Christmas Parade. The march began with the Hunting Creek Farms Clydesdales pulling a wagon full of lucky riders, and included marching bands, dancers, public officials, fire trucks, a float with elected officials and even Santa Claus. Read the full story
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