Posted on 09 December 2011.
Just in time for the holiday card-mailing rush, a new post office counter opened Wednesday inside the Ace Hardware at 20510 N. Main St. in Cornelius. The store now sells stamps and shipping supplies, and sends regular, priority and registered mail as well as packages. Ace has been working on the partnership with the post office for months, and staff are pleased to offer customers a convenient, “one-stop shop,” Ace manager Dori Rice told CorneliusNews.net.
Dec. 7, 2011, CorneliusNews.net, “Postal services now available at Ace Hardware.”
Nov. 29, 2011, CorneliusNews.net, “Ace Hardware to offer postal services”
Posted in Business, Cornelius, Small business spotlight
Posted on 06 December 2011.
EnergyUnited will issue refunds this month to its members who, as part of the cooperative, are entitled to shares of the organization’s excess profits. The $3 million in “capital credits” will be distributed across EnergyUnited’s service area, including about 7,000 members in areas south and west of downtown Cornelius and areas north and east of downtown Davidson. The average check: just over $26. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Public works
Posted on 05 December 2011.
The Rushco Davidson Market off I-77 Exit 30 in Davidson was robbed just before midnight Sunday, and a suspect was caught a short time later on West Catawba Avenue in Cornelius.
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Posted in Business, Cornelius, Exit 30 area, Huntersville, Police Blotter
Posted on 02 December 2011.
John Montalbano has always loved his train collection, but six years ago it took on new significance, as the Cornelius man and his family turned their holiday train display into a fundraiser in honor of a friend with breast cancer. You can visit and help this holiday season. Christina Ritchie Rogers reports on CorneliusNews.net, (See “Cornelius family runs ‘Trains for a Cure.’”).
Posted in Calendar, Cornelius, Fund-raisers
Posted on 14 November 2011.
Updated Monday, 10:15 p.m.
Electricities crews Monday night were able to restore power to nearly all of the approximately 2,700 customers who had been without power for close to 20 hours following an explosion at an electrical substation off Zion Avenue early Monday morning. Read the full story on CorneliusNews.net.
Posted in Cornelius, Huntersville, Mooresville, Public safety
Posted on 10 November 2011.
Cornelius Veterans Monument, off N.C. 115 next to Town Hall. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
By CHRISTINA RITCHIE ROGERS
CORNELIUS - North Mecklenburg and south Iredell residents will head to Cornelius Friday morning for a special Veterans Day ceremony at the town’s newly completed Veterans Memorial Monument at Rotary Plaza, near Town Hall. For years, the region’s annual Veterans Day celebration has been held on the Village Green in Davidson, but this year it moves down the road to celebrate and dedicate the new monument with town leaders, speakers and singers. Read the full story
Posted in Cabarrus County, Calendar, Cornelius, Huntersville, Mooresville, Photos
Posted on 09 November 2011.
Davidson Mayor John Woods was among several area mayors re-elected Tuesday, while voters in Mooresville chose a new leader – Miles Atkins – who stepped up from an at-large seat on the Mooresville board. Huntersville Mayor Jill Swain kept her job despite a challenge, while Cornelius Mayor Jeff Tarte ran unopposed.
The results could mean at least some continuity as the towns continue to cooperate on regional issues. They include the MI-Connection Communications System, which Davidson owns with Mooresville, and transportation issues, including I-77 widening and bringing the Red Line commuter rail to the Lake Norman area. Read the full story
Posted in Beyond Davidson, Commuter rail line, Cornelius, Election 2011, Huntersville, Mooresville, Politics
Posted on 08 November 2011.
About 100 people bundled up Saturday morning and walked in support of the Ada Jenkins Center, a non-profit health and human services organization serving Davidson, Cornelius, Huntersville and South Iredell. Individuals and teams gathered at the Antiquity neighborhood in Cornelius for a Walk-a-Thon fundraiser for the center, which last year served 19,454 individuals through its various programs. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Fund-raisers