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Cornelius Police arrest suspect in weekend home invasion

PRESS RELEASE On Sunday April 12, 2015 at approximately 0430 hours, the Cornelius Police Department responded to 20620 Willow Pond Lane in Cornelius in reference to a domestic assault. Responding officers arrived and found the suspect, Joshua Thomas Sloop, had forcibly entered the victim’s residence. Once inside, the suspect used a knife to assault the […]

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Cornelius PD makes arrest following vehicle chase

PRESS RELEASE On Thursday, April 9, 2015 at approximately 6:46 pm, Officers with the Cornelius Police Department were involved in a vehicle pursuit with a stolen vehicle from Charlotte, NC. A Cornelius Police Officer located the stolen vehicle near Meridian Street and Catawba Avenue and attempted to initiate a traffic stop. The driver failed to […]

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Deadline extended for toll-lane project financial close

PRESS RELEASE CHARLOTTE – The N.C. Department of Transportation and I-77 Mobility Partners continue to work closely with all the parties involved in the financial close process for the I-77 Express Lanes Project. The financial close deadline contemplated in the Concession Agreement has been moved to May 17. NCDOT and I-77 Mobility Partners jointly extended […]

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Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio presented the agreement to Commissioners at this week's meeting.

Cornelius PD likely to handle lake patrol for Mecklenburg

If approved by the Charlotte City Council Monday, the Town of Cornelius will become responsible for patrolling Mecklenburg County’s share of Lake Norman. (AUDIO: The Town of Cornelius will provide routine patrols on the lake three hundred and sixty-five days a year, twenty-four hours a day.  A dedicated lake patrol unit will be created.). That’s the […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Easter gathering argument led to shooting

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated: On April 6, 2015 at approximately 6:40pm the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office was called to 460 Pine State Rd. in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival Deputies learned that Matthew Sells had been shot by his brother Marcus Sells. Marcus had fled the scene and Matthew had been taken […]

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Morning Show "Boss Man" Jamie West passes away

Morning Show “Boss Man” Jamie West passes away

He was known as the Morning Show’s “Boss Man” – Jamie West has died.  Harold Johnson: Good Morning, WSIC! Hi there! Positive radio Boss! Jamie West: Hey gentleman, hope you had a good weekend. Harold Johnson: It was decent boss, how about your weekend? Jamie West: Oh, it was good That clip from earlier this […]

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James Best – actor & Alexander County resident – dead at 88

He was best known as Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane on the Duke’s of Hazzard – Actor James Best died Monday at the age of eighty-eight after a brief illness and complications from pneumonia. (AUDIO: What a horrendous gunshot wound.  How come you’re still standing?) Best got his start acting with Special Services in the US […]

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Cornelius Police charge two suspects with arson

  PRESS RELEASE – On Monday, March 30, 2015, Cornelius Police responded to Bailey Road Park, 11536 Bailey Road, in reference to fire damage in the women’s restroom.  Officers observed a broken paper towel dispenser, burnt debris and heavy damage to the bathroom floor from the fire.  The Cornelius Fire Department and the Mecklenburg County Assistant […]

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Davidson citizens invited to info session for new town manager

FROM PRESS RELEASE Citizens are invited to a public information session on Monday, April 13 at Davidson Town Hall from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. to help us compile the characteristics that will be necessary in a new town manager.  After 25 years of service to the town, Town Manager Leamon Brice will retire at the […]

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Legacy Ledership Academy names director; student director

  Legacy Leadership Academy, a new private leadership academy coming to the Lake Norman area, has announced its managing and student directors. Legacy has named Ashley Kopp as managing director and Jennifer Elliot as student director and Curriculum Coordinator. The new school is currently accepting applications for students in kindergarten through fifth grade for the […]

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