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  • Mooresville OKs Lake Norman community
    Charlotte Observer
    MOORESVILLE Mooresville commissioners late Monday unanimously approved a rezoning for a 136-acre development at the Cornelius Creek section of Lake Norman. Developer Hinckley Gauvain LLC plans to build 164 single-family homes and 38 ...

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  • Whole Foods Market hiring for Lake Norman store
    WSOC Charlotte
    An employment question and answer session will be held Tuesday and Wednesday by Whole Foods Market. There will be two events in Charlotte and Huntersville. The information sessions for Charlotte will be 8 a.m., 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tuesday at ...


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  • Hough stuns Lake Norman, 35-31
    Charlotte Observer
    Osborne's touchdown capped a 17-point fourth-quarter comeback for Hough, which stunned Lake Norman 35-31 on Friday night in a game that lasted well over three hours and featured over 300 yards of combined penalties. “I saw the strong safety move over ...

  • The Respite's 3rd Annual Hope & Heart Benefit
    The Lake Norman Citizen
    Come Celebrate Your Life's Journey with Us! The impact of Robin Williams' death has effected people worldwide and brought the topic of depression into more cultural awareness. Our great passion at The Respite is providing services that allow people to ...


  • Lake Norman hotel plans should be rejected, board votes
    Charlotte Observer
    Planning Board members voted 9-0 to recommend against a rezoning that would allow Mooresville developer Rick Howard to build his 25-acre Alcove Commons just north of the nearly $1 billion LangTree Lake Norman mixed-use community. Howard was ...


  • Hotel to anchor planned Lake Norman community
    Charlotte Observer
    The Mooresville developer who launched what is now the nearly $1 billion LangTree Lake Norman mixed-used community plans a smaller nearby development to be anchored by a 108-room hotel. The 25-acre Alcove Commons also would include 61 ...

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  • 4th annual Party in Pink Zumbathon
    The Lake Norman Citizen
    Join us for our 4th annual Party in Pink Zumbathon at Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics 11725 Verhoeff Dr. Huntersville. $10 at the door this charity event is to raise money for Susan G. Komen and the Zumba global research grant for breast cancer ...


  • Swimmer disappears at Lake Norman; search called off until daylight
    Mooresville Tribune
    CORNELIUS, N.C. -- The body of a missing swimmer was recovered Monday afternoon, reports WSOC-TV, the Tribune's news partner. The man was identified as 36-year-old Ryan Billingslea of Charlotte.

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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

Cornelius News


  • Trucker dies in I-77 wreck in Cornelius
    Charlotte Observer
    A truck driver was killed early Saturday when his tractor-trailer went off Interstate 77 and crashed into trees during a driving rainstorm in northern Mecklenburg County, authorities said. The N.C. Highway Patrol said the wreck was reported about 3:30 ...

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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 ...


  • 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..


  • Name of Truck Driver Killed in I-77 Wreck Released
    TWC News
    CORNELIUS, N.C. — The Highway Patrol said the driver killed in the accident on I-77 in Cornelius Saturday morning is 57-year-old Richard Ellis. Rescue workers spent about 30 minutes trying to free the Mount Holly man, but he didn't survive. A ...

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  • 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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  • Construction at interchange causing problems for drivers
    WCNC
    CORNELIUS, N.C. -- When you take Exit 28 off of I-77 North, you find yourself in a somewhat unusual traffic pattern. It's part of construction the DOT is doing on the Diverging Diamond Interchange in Cornelius. The mission of this interchange, once ...


  • Contract awarded for Iredell road improvements
    Mooresville Tribune
    Motorists will soon notice improvements to nearly 50 miles of primary and secondary roads in Iredell County because of a contract recently awarded by the N.C. Department of Transportation. The $6.1 .... Judas Road from Perth Road to Cornelius Road.


  • Truck Driver Killed in I-77 Wreck
    TWC News
    CORNELIUS, N.C. — A wreck in the southbound lane of I-77 in Cornelius killed a truck driver Saturday. Emergency workers said they found the driver trapped in his rig at about 3:30 a.m. They spent about 30 minutes trying to free him from the wreckage ...


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