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  • Lake Norman Big Band delights bowling alley restaurant crowd
    Charlotte Observer
    On the third Monday night of each month, a crowd will be there at the bowling alley, but not to bowl. Inside the George Pappas Victory Lanes is a restaurant called The Finish Line. Since September 2011, the nonprofit Lake Norman Big Band has performed ...


  • Lake Norman routs Hopewell
    Mooresville Tribune
    MOORESVILLE – A Josh Ladowski pass to receiver Corey Joyner on the first play from scrimmage gave Lake Norman a lead it didn't relinquish on its way to a 38-7 rout of the visiting Hopewell on Friday night. “It was a broken play,” Ladowski said. “I saw ...


  • Ladowski, Lake Norman run past North Meck, 35-28
    Charlotte Observer
    HUNTERSVILLE Josh Ladowski has proved he can make big plays when his Lake Norman football team needs him most, accounting for 5,276 yards and 59 touchdowns in the air and on the ground combined last season as a junior. Friday night, in his team's ...


  • Gaston Gazette


  • Lake Norman defeats Hopewell 38-7
    Charlotte Observer
    MOORESVILLE Josh Ladowski connected with Corey Joyner on Lake Norman's first play from scrimmage for a 47-yard touchdown Friday and the Wildcats (2-0) never looked back on their way to a 38-7 victory against Hopewell in their home opener. Asked if ...

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  • N.C. 150 bridge work on Lake Norman to start soon
    Charlotte Observer
    Work will soon begin on a renovation project to repair and upgrade the N.C. 150 bridge that spans the northern end of Lake Norman. A representative with primary contractor American Bridge informed the Lake Norman Marine Commission at its Aug.


  • Developer plans 202-home community on Lake Norman
    Charlotte Observer
    MOORESVILLE In another sign that residential growth is marching to Lake Norman's western and northern shores, a Mooresville developer has announced plans to build 164 single-family homes and 38 condominiums at the Cornelius Creek section of the ...

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  • Shea Homes to hold community input sessions on planned Lake Norman ...
    Charlotte Observer
    The community involvement, or “living vision” sessions will be at Trilogy Lake Norman's new offices at 7505 N.C. 73, beside Cook-Out Restaurant near N.C. 16. Residents can offer input on everything from floor plans to community design, he said. More ...

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  • Outdoors Notebook: Hybrid growth appears positive at Lake Norman
    Charlotte Observer
    David Clubb of Mooresville has caught big fish all over the southeast, such as 50-pound striped bass in Chesapeake Bay. Seldom has he been as excited as he was last weekend when he caught and released several 17-inch fish at Lake Norman.

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The Great Chili Cookoff Saturday October 1st

3rd Annual Great Chili Cook Off sponsored by Rotary Clubs of Top of the Lake – Mooresville, Mooresville, Mooresville/Lake Norman and Troutman.

Chili Competition for Home Town Cookers and The Best Restaurant Chili. Chili Tastings, Budweiser Beer Tent, Huge Kids Zone and Entertainment by: Darrell Harwood and The Cool Water Band. Proceeds: HealthReach Community Clinic, SCAN (Stop Child Abuse Now) and Mooresville Soup Kitchen.

FEATURED ATTRACTIONS

  • BUDWEISER BEER TENT
  • CHILI BY THE BOWL
  • Re/MAX BALLOON RIDES
  • LOCAL VENDORS
  • HUGE KIDS ZONE
  • LIVE MUSIC
  • CELEBRITIES
  • KARAOKE

Saturday October 1st 4pm to 9pm Mooresville Town Square
Intersection of Brawley School & Williamson Roads (see map below)
RAIN DATE OCTOBER 8, 2011

$10 admission includes chili tastings, entertainment and kidszone
To purchase advanced tickets contact Linda DiTrolio at 704-230-0050

http://www.thegreatchilicookoff.com/


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Cornelius PARC Department and The Community Arts Project Summer Camp Crawl

Join us for our Summer Camp Crawl on Saturday, April 2,2011 9:00am -12:00pm
The Cornelius PARC Department and The Community Arts Project offer an exceiting line-up of Summer art camps and preschool summer playdates for children 18mo. -12 years.  Camps run each week from June 13 -August 19 with over 30 different camps to choose themes.  Tweens and Teens 10 -16 years can choose from ceramic and art themes.

This free event includes:
*drop – in art featuring projects from our different camps
*Hands on demonsrtations
*meet with our instructors
*ceramic demonstrations

Registration will be avalible day of the event.  Take advantage of our Early Bird and Multiple Madness discounts!
Chance to win a FREE summer camp of your choice!

More Information on The Community Arts Project website
19725 Oak Street, Unit 1
Cornelius, NC 28031
704-896-8825

Cornelius PARC DepartmentCornelius NC PARC DepartmentThe Community Arts Project

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Local Bicycle Motocross Riders Represent in Florida National Race

Hornets Nest BMX RacersBMX Racers pictured from right, Jonny Luster (age 6), Charlie Biggs (7) and JoJo Starr (8) each won respective classes during the two day Gator Nationals in Tampa FL, held February 12-13 2011. All three race regularly out of the Hornets Nest BMX track in Huntersville NC.

Visit The Hornets Nest BMX on Facebook

Hornets Nest Park BMX track info

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Ada Jenkins Center FIRE 5K Family Fun Run and BBQ Festival

Fire 5k Benefit RunTHE EVENT: FIRE 5K, Family Fun Run and BBQ Festival
Grab your running shoes, your family and friends! Get FIRED up for a great cause. Blaze a trail at the second annual Fire 5K. Earn your cool refreshment and plate of BBQ at the festival to follow the race. Join in the sense of community vision as we celebrate our past and look forward to our bright future.

THE CAUSE: The Ada Jenkins Center
The Ada Jenkins Center founders, staff, and board of directors strongly believe that unforeseen circumstances can place people of all walks of life at risk. Whether a family has to face illness, job loss, or other life situations, we know that all people have the ability to improve their lives, and we are here to help them do so. Working together to provide our neighbors with the tools for a better life is what The Ada Jenkins Center is all about.

OUR VISION:
To support the people of Huntersville, Cornelius, Davidson and South Iredell County toward becoming better educated, healthier and more economically self sufficient, empowering them for a better tomorrow.

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2011 – 2012 Preschool Registration

First baptist Church Preschool

First Baptist Church Weekday Preschool in Mooresville will begin registration for the 2011 – 2012 school year on January 27th from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.  We offer classes for ages 12 months to 5 years.  For more information please contact the Preschool Office at 704.799.1280 or visit our website at www.fbcmooresville.com and click on the “Preschool” link.  Registration will be ongoing until all spots are filled.  We are located at 150 S. church St. in Mooresville.


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Hemicat being built by Klassic Rides LLC of Denver N.C.

Klassic Rides Denver NC

Klassic Rides announced here today the building of The HemiCat, a unique blending of the classic 1949 Jaguar Mark IV and the new Chrysler 300-C.
This unique custom car will utilize the Jaguar Mark IV body, considered one of the 20th century’s most outstanding, fitted onto a Chrysler 300 mechanicals including a 400 horsepower hemi engine.
“We wanted to build a signature piece that would really show off the abundance and varied talent we have here”, Klassic’s president and founder Floyd West said.
“We also want to emphasize to our friends in the Antique Auto Club of America that the original chassic on the Jag was not fixable nor was the orginal engine and drivetrain with the Jaguar so we began thinking about mating it with another car.
We searched through the spec sheets of many cars and found the Chrysler 300 tread width and wheelbase are almost identical with the Jag,” West said.
West said that there was not a car like this in the world and wants the public to see and enjoy this when it is finished in 2011.
He is building this for legendary NASCAR promotor Humpy Wheeler, a car buff who started Autofair at Charlotte Motor Speedway 35 year ago.
The Hemi-Cat will be featured at many major auto shows as well as shows produced by The Good Guys and the National Street Rod Association. The building of it will be featured in a television documentary as well as a major performance magazine.
“Klassic Rides and its owners Floyd and Billy West and their people are among the best restorers and street rod builders in the nation,” Wheeler said. ” They are a one stop shop and can do everything from paint, engines, upholstery and fabrication.”
Follow the progess weekly on the 1949 Jaguar along with their other restorations at www.klassicrides.com

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Cornelius News

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  • NC highway officials trying to expedite I-77 Exit 28 work
    Lake Wylie Pilot
    CORNELIUS — The general contractor on the Interstate 77 Exit 28 diverging diamond interchange project has added an extra crew to speed the work amid complaints of lengthy traffic delays and lost business. Prompted by Cornelius Mayor Chuck Travis, top ...

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  • Firefighters battle house fire in Cornelius
    WSOC Charlotte
    CORNELIUS, N.C. —. Firefighters are responding to a townhouse fire Wednesday afternoon in Cornelius off Bailey Road. Cornelius police said Bailey Road from Highway 21 to Washam Potts Road was closed. The road reopened around 3:30 p.m..


  • Cornelius traffic mess expected to worsen in school year
    WCNC
    CORNELIUS, N.C. -- The clock is ticking for officials to solve a major traffic problem in Cornelius, which will only get worse once school starts in two weeks, but there's no guarantee anything will change. An unfinished and confusing divergent diamond ...


  • Diamond Project Construction Causing Long Traffic Delays in Cornelius
    TWC News
    CORNELIUS, N.C. -- Cornelius drivers are trying to take things in stride after seeing their commute times doubled, tripled and even quadrupled because of construction on the diverging diamond project on West Catawaba Avenue at exit 28 on 1-77. Now that ...


  • Cornelius Interchange Construction Causes Traffic Headache
    TWC News
    CORNELIUS, N.C. — Cornelius commuters are bracing for rough first day of school Monday morning due to construction traffic at a new interchange. Once complete, the diverging diamond off of exit 28 on I-77 is expected to smooth the flow of traffic ...

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  • Catawba-Wateree River Basin Supply Master Plan Town board backs plan to ...
    Mooresville Tribune
    About $750,000 of the $2.2 million project to create a connector between the existing intersection of Mazeppa Road and NC 115 and the intersection of Cornelius Road and NC 21 will be funded by the state. At its regular board meeting on Tuesday, ...


  • Relief a decade away for N.C. 150 congestion in Mooresville and Catawba County
    Charlotte Observer
    The state will pay the estimated $117 million project cost, nearly $7 million of which will be used to create the I-77/N.C. 150 diverging diamond interchange like is under construction at Exit 28 in Cornelius. Zahid Baloch, project planning engineer ...


  • Construction woes worry businesses, annoy motorists
    WCNC
    CORNELIUS, N.C. -- Parents in Lake Norman are being assured steps are being taken for a smooth back-to-school, despite major construction along I-77's Exit 28. The construction of the new diamond interchange is causing major back-up in Cornelius.


  • Portion of former Drexel plant coming down
    McDowell News
    The property is owned by Marion Property LLC, which in turn is owned by Fred Godley of Cornelius. ... Bill Wagner is the environmental senior specialist with the Solid Waste Section for the NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources. His main ...

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