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21. This is a fun and meaningful way to give back. To register as a Boat Host (or to volunteer), go to: www.bigdayatthelake.com. The day starts at 9 am at your dock, boat ramp, marina or a yacht club. Pair up with a friend or a group for even more fun. Big Day at the Lake has safe harbors organized—The Peninsula Yacht Club, for example—as well as Boat Captains who can help with meeting up. Sorry, no jet skis for this event. After a morning of sun and fun, there is a picnic at Duke Energy Explorium for the Big and Littles and Boat Hosts.

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Business Today’s Newsmakers Breakfasts are an open-forum Q&A with people who make the news. Anyone can ask a question. Doors open at 7:15 a.m. for networking. The buffet-style breakfast gets under way at 7:30 a.m. The Q&A begins at 8 a.m. and concludes at 9 a.m. The cost to attend, $12, includes a full country breakfast. Reserve a seat at 704-895-1335 with Visa or MasterCard. The Presenting Sponsor is Cornelius-based G Brokerage, a commercial real estate broker. The Breakfast Sponsor is Master Title Co. Coffee Sponsors include Carolina Trust Bank, Davidson Wealth Management, Irvin Law, a Cornelius-based real estate law firm, and Newton Construction Co.

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Ada Jenkins board restructured to remove commissioner BY DAVE YOCHUM A year before Harvey Weinstein became a household word for all the wrong reasons, one of the leading non-profits in Lake Norman “accelerated and adopted a plan to eliminate the ex-officio board positions and instead, ask the mayors of the participating towns to act as representatives.” The result: Cornelius Mayor Pro Tem Michael Miltich was quietly— and without explanation to the public— ”eliminated” from the Ada Jenkins Center board of directors along with other ex-offiDr. Michael Miltich cio members. According to a confidential memo that was distributed to members of

the Cornelius Town Board late last month, the executive director of Ada Jenkins “experienced a series of contacts with” Miltich at the Ada Jenkins gala and two board meetings “that made her uncomfortable and for that reason she reported to members of the AJC Board’s Executive Committee that she preferred she not be left alone in a room with you.” Ada Jenkins Executive Director Georgia Krueger did not comment to Cornelius Today. Instead an attorney from The McIntosh Law firm responded, saying the board of directors of the Ada Jenkins Center “respects the privacy of all of the individuals involved, and implores the community and the media not to allow the work of the Ada Jenkins Center to be impeded by association with a controversy that ultimately has nothing to do with the Ada Jenkins Center.” He was the highest vote-getter in the November commissioner elec-

tions, so, according to tradition, he was elevated to the mayor pro tem position. The surgeon and long-time community leader has served two terms on the town board. The mayor pro tem role has no official duties other than to fill in for the mayor during his or her absence. But under the town form of government in North Carolina, the mayor pro tem position is arguably more powerful than the mayor’s because he or she can vote on town matters.

“Miltich, according to the memo given to commissioners in June, expressed surprise at the allegations and apologized for the fact that “his conduct had obviously been perceived in a manner that he had not intended.” News of sexual harassment swept the country last year, with celebrities like Matt Lauer, Charlie Rose and Al Franken losing their jobs in the wake of allegations of sexual misconduct. The Me Too movement has swept the country if not the world since then. The private conversation Sept. 7, 2016 at Town Hall, with Miltich, former Mayor Chuck Travis, then-commissioner Woody Washam and the town attorney present, was held behind closed doors a little over a year before the commissioner elections in November 2017. Precisely why the summary from a legally confidential meeting was allowed to be released now is unclear, although it is clear 2017 Commission candidate Michelle Ferlauto asked for the document under the Freedom of Information Act. She came in ninth in the 11-way race for the town board. “Citizens have a right to know what is going on with their town board. If there are allegations that harass-

Michelle Ferlauto ment is happening behind the Dias or while in the capacity of serving, then in my opinion- the public has every right to know,” Ferlauto said. Sources on the town board said the conversation could have become a matter of public record three years after it occurred—right in front of the 2019 elections. Krueger was apparently satisfied with the solution and “stated that at this time and provided there are no other incidents, she has no interest in proceeding against” Miltich. Town officials last month redistributed copies of a Code of Ethics to all commissioners, including Miltich. It includes this statement: “Town Board members should demonstrate the highest standards of personal integrity, truthfulness, honesty and fortitude in all their public activities in order to inspire public confidence and trust in Town government. Town Board members participate in establishing, maintaining, and enforcing, and should themselves observe, high standards of conduct so that the integrity and independence of their office may be preserved.” Miltich, saying he would not comment on the matter, nevertheless expressed strong support for Krueger and the mission of Ada Jenkins. If a commissioner were to resign, the next highest vote-getter in last year’s elections would likely be elevated to the town board. In this case it’s former Commissioner Jim Duke who came in sixth place behind Thurman Ross.


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N. Meck towns talk regional, but will they walk the talk? It sounded good on paper: The mayors of Huntersville, Davidson and Cornelius, pledging to work together on issues facing the three towns. Indeed, for the most part, the towns’ leaders have been exchanging ideas in an open dialogue. However, some tough issues have surfaced over the first six months of the year. The towns will not always be marching in lockstep. First it was the CATS commuter rail study, which Huntersville Mayor John Aneralla opposed. The other towns went along with the plan to spend more money on where to put commuter rail between Charlotte and Lake Norman. More recently HB 514, which allows towns to create their own charter schools, caused another split. Davidson was solidly against it, while Cornelius and Huntersville supported it. “Our public schools are the para-

gon of democracy. They teach our children—and my grandchildren— not only math and grammar, but so much more, about life and community. We should work together to make CMS better, not drain needed resources that will leave it starved and weaker,” said Jim Fuller, a veteran member of the Davidson Town Board. The proposal, known as House Bill 514, was introduced by NC Rep. Bill Brawley and promoted as another option for growing suburban towns in the state to address school overcrowding by donating land for and operating charter schools. It applies only to Cornelius, Huntersville, Mint Hill and Matthews. “I’m really struggling with this bill” said Cornelius Commissioner Thurman Ross. “We have some great schools up here. That’s even more concerning with Brawley being involved with this bill as he had a lot

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to do with the I-77 tolls and where we are today with that public/private partnership.” With that Ross cast the lone negative vote in a 3-1 ballot (Commissioner Naas was not present). Mayoral conversations have been ongoing since the fall elections. The towns worked together on a magistrate for North Mecklenburg, but that effort failed. With changes in the mayors of Huntersville and Cornelius this past year, North Meck has been unified in its opposition of the current toll plan on I-77. Next up—possibly—are the beginnings of discussions on a regional fire department. The main mission of any reorganization would require that there’s an improvement in public safety, Washam said. “We already have excellent fire services but we would need to assure

that it remains this way for the future. There is much input to gather from the leaders of our local Fire Department as well as the other towns that might be interested in studying whether a regional approach would work. Our board will be discussing how we move forward on this matter in the months ahead,” Washam said. The North Meck towns have recently started including Mooresville Mayor Miles Atkins for even more regional clout. “We all have great, long term friendships and relationships. We work together and communicate with each other very comfortably which should allow us to take regional cooperation on a variety of issues to new heights. We are all committed to continued and expanded dialogue,” Washam said.


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Husband-wife duo pastoring Mt. Zion United Methodist BY DAVE YOCHUM

ment and gender. Gender was once a discussion point in mainstream Protestantism, despite the fact that the early church had powerful and fearless female leaders, including the husband-wife team of Priscilla, the wife and equal of Aquila. They lived, worked and traveled with the Apostle Paul who described them as “fellow workers in Jesus Christ.” Jonathan and Angela will share preaching duties, alternating from week to week most of the time. They will divide the other duties as well. Some of the committees will relate to Angela, while some will relate to Jonathan. They will also share the pastoral care with those who are sick with the associate pastor, the Rev. Tony Moreau. Dye has moved to Broad Street United Methodist in Statesville, while Simpson has moved to First United Methodist in Taylorsville.

A husband-wife team will take over as senior ministers at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, one of the largest churches in Lake Norman. As such, they’ll be spiritual leaders of thousands of Cornelius residents, from pre-schoolers to seniors. In between is one of their challenges: Young people who might be drawn away from mainstream Protestantism. Young people are searching for meaning and direction in their lives. “The first thing we have to do is offer them the gospel message of God’s grace in Jesus Christ in a way that is authentic, compelling and transformative,” says Jonathan Marlowe, half of the new senior pastor team at Mt. Zion. Angela, the other half, says: “In order to do this, we have to be able to speak and relate to young people in a language they can relate to. We plan to use social media, and other more personal ways of connecting to all generations.” They take over the senior levels of the church from the Rev. Dr. Mary John Dye, who battled health issues as well as the late unpleasantness around the Confederate Veterans Monument on private property—not church property— on the lawn in front of Mt. Zion. It was first vandalized almost exactly a month after the racially motivated shootings three years ago at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. It happened again last year, deepening concerns across the community about race relations. Mt. Zion Associate Pastor Joel Simpson, along with a pastor from Davidson United Methodist Church, led a candlelight prayer vigil after the second incident. A series of community gatherings seemed to trail off. “Once we get to Cornelius, we plan to talk with and listen to the members of our church and community concerning the monument,” the Marlowes said. They’re well-equipped to deal with not just a large church, but diversity.

Jonathan and Angela Marlowe

2 Corinthians 5:19 “In Christ God was reconciling the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and entrusting the message of reconciliation to us.”

—Jonathan Marlowe’s Favorite Bible Verse Jonathan is currently the pastor at two churches that are two miles apart. One is predominantly white, and the other is predominantly African-American. He preaches at one church at 9 on Sundays, the other at 11. “I have learned so much from the tradition of the black church, and that is now part of my spiritual DNA. Racial reconciliation is one of the dimensions of Christian ministry that I am most passionate

about,” Jonathan says. Angela is also the pastor of two churches that are about nine miles apart and preaches at both every Sunday morning. “Both churches strive to be a beacon of light within their individual communities. In this way, they are like a church of any size and in any community,” Angela says. There are lots of different kinds of clergy, not just from a denominational perspective, but age, temper-

The Methodist Church frequently moves its pastors rather than have them become a permanent fixture in one community. Mainstream churches have struggled nationwide with shrinking membership rolls. The Pew Research Center’s 2014 Religious Landscape Study says only 14.7 percent of U.S. adults are part of the mainline Protestant tradition – a sizable decline from 2007, when the last such study was conducted. The number of mainline churchgoing Protestants has declined at a faster rate than any other major Christian group, including Catholics and evangelical Protestants. According to Pew, mainline U.S. churchgoers decreased from about 41 million in 2007 to 36 million in 2014. Meanwhile, younger people are less likely to identify with mainline denominations. Among Millennial adults, only 11 percent are mainline Protestants, 16 percent are Catholics, 21 percent are evangelical Protestants and 35 percent are religiously unaffiliated. It means the Cornelius faith community has changed over the past dozen years. Non-denominational


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Blaise Myers earns his Eagle Award

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Mark 12:29-31: ‘The first is, “Hear, O Israel: the Lord our God, the Lord is one; you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength.” The second is this, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” There is no other commandment greater than these.’

­­—Angela Marlowe’s Favorite Bible Verse churches such as Elevation and Love Lake Norman are growing. The Marlowes intend to get to know Mt. Zion members on a personal level. “We want to know their stories, their histories, their hopes

and dreams, so that together we can articulate a common vision for Mt. Zion in our community and witness to the Kingdom of God in our midst,” they said. In a way, this is a homecoming

for the couple. They were married at Mt. Zion 25 years ago by the Rev. Ned Owens, the senior pastor at the time. Also officiating were Reuben Marlowe, Jonathan’s father, and Nancy Campbell, a good friend of Angela’s. The husband-wife team say they are looking forward to meeting all the people and engaging with different age groups. They intend to spread the word in a way that is authentic and compelling. Their first Sunday is July 8. “God has given us the best story in the world,” Jonathan says.

Blaise Myers, the son of David and Debbie Myers of Cornelius, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout. He is a member of Troop 77 at the Blaise Myers Mooresville Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. For his Eagle Project Blaise painted the inside of a building for the Church of God Children’s Home of North Carolina. He said he decided on this project because, “I wanted to do something worthwhile and help young children”. Blaise joined Scouting when he was 11. “I am grateful for the Scouting program and very excited to have become an Eagle Scout. I am a better person because of it,” he said. Blaise completed his project right after his senior year of high school. He will attend Brigham Young University. He is the oldest of four children.

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New public safety director position will help town ‘improve efficiency’ BY DAVE VIESER Does Cornelius government need an administrative layer between the Town Manager and the chiefs of our fire and police departments? Cornelius commissoners believe they do. The new town budget calls for a Director of Public Safety—full time or consultant TBD. Mayor Woody Washam said there’s not a job description at this point. “There are several options and directions to consider and will be discussing them after some initial study,” he said. Mayor Pro Tem Michael Miltich said the position could pay around $100,000 a year. The job was not in the original town budget as planned in May. But heated discussion over firefighter pay during the budget hearing process sparked the addition, which is just a line item at this point. Commissioner Dave Gilroy says the new job will help the town make critical decisions in a “non-political” atmosphere. Town officials admit the precise format for the new position is still a work in progress. “The money that has been budgeted will allow the Town to work on the goals of improving the effectiveness and efficiency of both the Fire and Police Departments,” said Town Manager Andrew Grant. “The Town Board and staff will be discussing the best approach to accomplishing this, which could include hiring an employee, retaining a contractor, and/or working with a consultant.” Town Board members expect the director to oversee such areas as capital investment, productivity improvement, new staffing structures and even con-

sider regional merger opportunities. Indirectly, it takes some of the politics out of the jobs of the chief of police and fire chief. While it is geared to address both police and fire department related issues, it was the fire department which caught the majority of attention during this year’s budget adoption process. Immediate concern was placed on salaries, but the longer range picture includes a decision on what type of fire department the town should have. At the moment, the town’s fire department is classified as a paid fire department staffed by part-time paid firefighters and supplemented by a small group of volunteers. As a separate entity from the town, the 73-member force provides services like a vendor or contractor, and most of the part-timers are full-time firefighters elsewhere, mostly in Charlotte. The new Director of Public Safety will likely have to focus on this structure to ascertain if it is best for the town’s future. “By having this position and/or function filled, I believe we will take politics and social media hysteria out of the budgeting process and instead receive dispassionate fact based assurances that town funds will have a major impact on public safety.” Gilroy said. In prior years, Gilroy, a budget hawk, focused much of his attention on the police department. Not everyone is pleased. One resident, Kristen Enwright, who effectively argued for a raise for firefighters, directed her comments to the commissioners at the town board’s June 18 meeting. “Unlike you, I have full confidence in the expertise and experience of the fire and police chief.”

“By having this position and/or function filled, I believe we will take politics and social media hysteria out of the budgeting process and instead receive dispassionate fact based assurances that town funds will have a major impact on public safety.” – Commissioner Dave Gilroy

Fire suppression rating may have trickle down effect on insurance BY DAVE VIESER The fire suppression rating for the Cornelius/Lemley Fire District has improved to one of the best in the state, according to figures released this week by the North Carolina Department of Insurance. The new rating on a scale of 1-10—where lower numbers are better—was 2, an improvement over a 4 received during the last state inspection. The score, commonly referred to as the ISO rating, is short for Insurance Service Office, a widely recognized business that provides statistical information on risk. As such, ratings can have an impact on the cost of insurance for property owners—not to mention peace of mind. The North Carolina Rate Bureau bands rating factors for fire protection insurance, according to Town Commissioner Denis Bilodeau, a long-time insurance executive. “By itself, the move from 4 to 2 will not lower premiums, but this is very positive, as it suggests there is better fire protection which should lead to lower claim costs and potentially lower insurance premiums,” Bilodeau said. State Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey congratulated Smith, who has taken the lead role in getting raises for Cornelius’ staff of part-time firefighters. They won a $2 an hour raise in the new town bud-

get which goes into effect July 1. “The citizens of Cornelius should rest easy knowing they have a fine group of firefighters protecting them and their property in case of an emergency,” Causey said. Fire Chief Neal Smith said many people in the department worked hard to make the new rating happen. “There are 1,532 fire departments in the state and Cornelius is now one of only 40 fire departments statewide with a rating of 2 or better,” Smith said. The state ISO inspection is split between an analysis of the fire department and the local water system. The new rating comes as town officials ponder the future of the fire department, which is a non-profit that contracts its services to the town. An option could be merging Cornelius fire services with departments in Huntersville and Davidson. The town’s fire department is classified as a paid department staffed by part-time paid firefighters and supplemented by some volunteer firefighters. As a separate entity from the town, the 73-member force provides fire services like a vendor or contractor to the town. Most of the part-timers are also full-time firefighters elsewhere, predominately in Charlotte.


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On Sunday, Come Worship With Us Bethel Presbyterian Church 19920 Bethel Church Rd., Worship 10:30am

Community in Christ Lutheran Church Mt. Zion United Methodist Church 7621 Norman Island Dr., 19600 Zion St., Worship 9:30am, 11am Worship 8:30am, 9:45am, 11am

Calvary Chapel 18731 W. Catawba Ave., Worship 10am

First Baptist Church 21007 Catawba Ave., Worship 11am

NorthCross Church 11020 Bailey Rd., Ste H, Worship 10:15am

Grace Covenant Church 17301 Statesville Rd, Worship 8am, 9:30am, 11:15am

Point of Grace Lutheran Church 20700 N. Main St., Worship 11am

Cornelius Presbyterian Church 21209 Catawba Ave., Worship 10:30am Church of the Good Shepherd LKN YMCA, 21300 Davidson St. Worship 10am

Inclusion Community Kadi Fit, Worship 11am

Torrence Chapel AME Zion Church 21517 Torrence Chapel Rd Worship 10am Bible study each Wed, noon and 7pm

Love Lake Norman Church 19725 Oak St., Worship 10:30am

Union Bethel AME Zion Church 20738 Catawba Ave., Worship 11am

In late 2015, then Mayor Chuck Travis announced that Gov. Pat McCrory would be coming to Cornelius in 2016 to dedicate the new nautically themed Exit 28 bridge. McCrory bailed out as soon as the reviews were in: The bridge was a sinking ship when it comes to public art. Now plans for additional “aesthetic” work at the busy highway intersection have also been shelved. Specifically, a proposed allotment of $1.39 million in the town’s 2019 budget was slashed to just $200,000, with some of the “found” money used for firefighter salary increases. Town Manager Andrew Grant says priorities have changed over the past several years. “The original proposed budget amount of $1.39 million was established by a previous Town Board with the intent of providing both hardscape and significant landscape features,” Grant said. “During the recent budget process, the Town Board and Town staff discussed reducing the amount in light of the significant number of highpriority capital projects coming our way over the next five years, including numerous transportation projects that will help alleviate congestion.” As a result, the reduced $200,000 will allow the town to provide what Grant called a “modest” landscaping improvement at the interchange. Those improvements al-

ready completed several years ago have been the butt of many negative comments, with the Charlotte Observer citing the too-short masts and sails as a bad example of public art.

Town Manager Andrew Grant says priorities have changed over the past several years. Commissioner Dave Gilroy, who served on the board when the project was conceived, said the $200,000 will be spread out over a number of years. Despite its failure as public art, town officials say that the Diverging Diamond Interchange itself has reduced the number and severity of accidents. In the pre-DDI years, left turns were employed to enter the interstate, which by their very nature caused a higher number of accidents and injuries.

Bethel lunches Thursdays in July Bethel Presbyterian Church’s Community Hot Dog Lunch is every Thursday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. during in July in the Fellowship Hall. All are welcome. There is no charge, but donations are welcome.


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11040 Preservation Point | $940,000

Beautiful Cornelius home with walk out basement, putting green, lake access on over 2 acres!

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19034 Oakhurst Blvd | $325,000

1st Floor BR and Full Bath. Large Dining Rm, Open Floorplan. Huge Master BR and Master Bath. 3 addl BR upstairs plus Bonus Room. Basement, access to Greenway, parks, amenities.

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14924 Stonegreen | $359,900

Large formal areas, open kitchen & greatroom. Master with luxury bath. New screen porch.

14113 Old Vermillion Dr | $449,000 Gorgeous newer home. 4 BR / 3.5 Baths. Huge bonus room, generous size lot. Open floor plan featuring a master on the main, custom closests, gourmet kitchen, double ovens, over-sized island, stainless steel and granite.

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Cornelius residents to vote on more borrowing this fall

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BY DAVE VIESER Cornelius voters will vote yes or no on a $24 million transportation bond referendum in November. If approved this would be only the second time the town used debt for infrastructure improvements. In 2013, voters approved borrowing slightly more than $20 million to be used for roads, parks and the town arts center. Town officials believe now is the right time to purchase more bonds. “If we borrow now, it will preserve our capacity to handle increases in project costs above current estimates,” said Town Manager Andrew Grant. “In addition, it would allow for the funding of other projects if changes occur with existing projects, such as the Jetton Road Extension.” Grant also said the bonds would allow for local funding of DOT’s Strategic Transportation Investment (STI) projects such as the Bailey Road flyover, plus it times out well with NCDOT projects beginning construction in 2019. While members of the town board authorized the referendum, some expressed caution. “Our town’s capital investment picture is huge and skyrocketing,” said Commissioner Dave Gilroy. “Major road improvements such as the Bailey Road straightening to Hwy. 21 will transform our town transportation infrastructure. However, financing all these projects will stretch our debt obligations beyond anything we have ever seen in Cornelius history.”

During previous discussions on the bonds, commissioners had asked budget and bond officials for a recommended ceiling for the next phase of borrowing. Mayor Woody Washam said $24 million was “that comfort figure,” which is what the town is asking for in the draft referendum. One issue which continues to surface is the continued increase in construction costs. “With the economy booming, we just don’t see costs going down” Grant said. “Probably just the opposite.” A public hearing on the bonds has been tentatively scheduled for Monday Aug. 6 at Town Hall. Here’s what the town has done thus far with its earlier bonds authorized in 2013:

Bonds sold in 2015 • Roads: $5.48 million for Hickory St. Extension, Bailey Road/115 Intersection and other improvements such as Nannie Potts Lane and the Gem Street extension. • Parks and Recreation: $4.2 million for Caldwell Station Creek Greenway, Hoyt Wilhelm Park, Antiquity Greenway, South Bailey Road Greenway, McDowell Creek Greenway and other park improvements. Bonds to be sold in July 2018 • Roads: $5.6 million for Bailey Road extension and other smaller projects. • Parks: $1.05 million for JV Washam/Cornelius Elementary School Greenway.

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Shifts going uncovered at Cornelius fire station

Cornelius Fire Station #2

BY DAVE VIESER. Cornelius Fire Station No. 2, located on Charles Towne Lane off Jetton Road, has been shut down four times since the beginning of the year due to a manpower shortage. The most recent closure was during the daytime shift on Sunday June 10. Coverage was provided by the department’s Station No. 1 on Main Street. Fire Chief Neal Smith said the temporary shut-downs have been caused by several issues. “Personnel had reached their maximum number of hours and we do not pay for overtime. Also, we had firefighters that were out for injuries, or become sick when they were scheduled to work.” Smith said family schedules and other commitments also directly affect the department’s ability to cover shifts. This includes vacations, and spouse’s work schedules. “Retention also plays a part in the abilities to cover shifts,” he added. We lost three personnel in May and they are not quickly replaced, so covering their shifts becomes difficult.” Recent developments with the town budget should help the situation, he said. “The increase in pay approved last week will help with the retention of our members since all the depart-

ments in our area are pulling from the same pot of firefighters who work full time in Charlotte, Concord, Denver and Gastonia.” The fire department did not get the four additional positions Smith asked

for in the FY 2018-19 budget. At the present time, the department has 70-75 firefighters on their roster. About 60 work part-time elsewhere. The extensive training required by the state also has an impact on how

quickly firefighters can be replaced. Despite the missed shifts at Station Two, department records indicate that 96 percent of the shifts on an annualized basis have been covered. Smith emphasized that the Cornelius community was never without coverage since Station No. 1—the headquarters—was always staffed 24/7. With the new budget adopted, department officials plan to develop a strategic plan to address all of the manpower issues. The plan will include suggestions on manpower (part-time or full) positions, as well as whether the department should merge with the town or remain a separate entity. Cornelius is well-known for its low tax rate as well as amenities like the artistic “mast and sails” design at Exit 28 and the bandshell at Bailey Road Park. Town officials are also discussing the need for a third fire station, possibly on Westmoreland.

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Founder of The Marketplace is a force for good worldwide​ BY ERICA BATTEN ​When God speaks, Marisa Sellman listens. She’s the founder of The Marketplace, a Christian fair-trade nonprofit that sells jewelry, bags, home goods and clothing made by people around the world. S​ he started the store​six years ago​inside Grace Covenant. And although the store was doing good work—helping women in poverty to support their families—God had bigger plans. “God said, ‘I want it in the community.’” Sellman said. And so she opened a space at Oak Street​Mill in downtown Cornelius​, started an online store, partnered with other churches​and​even bought a mobile fashion truck called The Rolling Shack. And she put herself out there—literally. “I have walked through the slums of Kenya and entered brothels in Bolivia. I have sat with those who have been trafficked in Cambodia and visited with those in India who have

leprosy,” Sellman said. In Ecuador, her missionary partners are working to help girls as young as 9 escape prostitution. “It makes me angry, but in making me angry, it also makes me take action,” Sellman said. In this case, it was the Round It Up campaign, in which customers could round up the change on their purchases to help build Zoey House in Ecuador, a shelter where these girls receive counseling and are protected by police. And unlike the government-run shelter, where girls may stay for up to 90 days, there’s no time limit at Zoey House. Sellman’s travels are not only about meeting people in need, but they’re also about establishing a sustainable livelihood for skilled workers. “They have this amazing skill set, but sometimes what they need is designs that Western women will purchase,” Sellman said. She has taken her background in finance and applied those analytical skills to fashion trends. The results have been almost un-

believable. Just before celebrating the store’s five-year anniversary, the nonprofit also reached $1 million in sales. As an example of the fashionforward designs the store is known for, the Funky Roadtrip bag, a blue cowhide made by women in Bolivia, was named a fall fashion favorite by Currents magazine in 2016. Originally planned for the Christmas shopping season, the bag sold out completely by Oct​.​ 1. To get a taste—and, for that matter, a complete sensory experience— of Sellman’s world travels, one has just to step inside The Marketplace. Evoking an open-air market, there are items on tables, under tables, hanging from a boat suspended in midair. A tent village symbolizes conditions in Haiti. An 80-year-old billboard and the mill’s original floors are just a sampling of the repurposed items that symbolize The Marketplace’s vision—God’s vision. “What the world would throw away, God makes brand-new again,” Sellman said. The theme extends well beyond

material goods. “I have seen, first​-​hand, people the world would like to throw away be made brand new through the love of Christ.” This month, The Marketplace will have a special presentation by Kay Killar, the director of Samaritan Creations in Bangkok, Thailand, which helps rescue women from human trafficking. In January, The Marketplace launched the One Woman Campaign to raise $4,400 to rescue a victim of forced prostitution and provide her with housing, medical and dental services, training and employment through the Samaritan Creations organization. Currently, the partnership has rescued four women. Killar will share what it is like to walk the red-light district in Bangkok and build relationships with women there. Fair-trade items crafted by women at Samaritan Creations will be featured and sold at the event. The public is invited. It will be held 6-8 p.m. July 18 at The Marketplace in Cornelius.


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June 12. By Dave Yochum. Susan Tillis and a crew of volunteers in Cornelius loaded $80,000 worth of baby items that were shipped to military families at Fort Bragg. Tillis, an Allen Tate manager in Davidson as well as the wife of US Sen. Thom Tillis, said that all items will be bundled into welcome home packages for newborns of junior enlisted at Fort Bragg. The annual income for the recipient families is only about $21,000. Many of these new parents—in addition to having limited financial resources— are often separated by distance from family and support systems and often lack the basic necessities just to bring their babies home from the hospital. Since its inception Red, White and Bundled has served almost 6,300 families to date, including more than 1,700 last year. Tillis organized the 4th Annual Red, White and Bundled Baby Shower May

10 at Cornelius Town Hall. The event, which brings out political leaders and ordinary people alike, grew out of her visit to Fort Bragg in early 2015 where she saw firsthand the needs of our soldiers’ families. “These men and women are fighting for our freedom. It seems the least we can do is to ensure a happy homecoming for their new babies,” said Tillis. The Susan M. Tillis Foundation also provides aid to transitioning service members by providing the proper tools for reintegration into the civilian workforce through its Heroes to Work program. The Foundation also emphasizes the needs of the often forgotten Caregivers of Wounded Veterans through multiple touch points of support. The foundation is a 501 c(3) in support of active duty families, caregivers and veterans.

June 12. Ingersoll Rand has raised $1.4 million for United Way of Central Carolinas, making the company not only the largest United Way donor in the Mooresville/Lake Norman area, but the largest donor from the manufacturing industry throughout the agency’s five-county footprint. Shawn Laskoski is the 2018 United Way campaign chair and an Ingersoll Rand VP.

Focusing on education, health, financial stability, and basic needs, United Way works on issues like economic mobility and pressing community needs. More than 400 IR volunteers completed 40 projects as part of the 2017-2018 campaign, including volunteering at Ada Jenkins and serving as reading mentors at Cornelius Elementary.

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June 20. By Dave Vieser. When NC Rep. John Bradford went on Facebook to say he had some “incredible good news” about the hated I-77 toll lanes, everyone paid attention. The news was that the House of Representatives was working on legislation to create a source to fund a modification of the CINTRA toll lane contract. Incredible it was. Now Bradford says we’re in a “very tough” situation. Here’s what happened: The toll lane modification unanimously passed the House, and went on to the Senate, bu their version funded not just a modification but an actual cancellation of the contract. When the bill was sent back to the House on Friday for conciliation, the language relating to the I-77 toll lane project was removed. Now it looks like nothing will happen as the Short Session in Raleigh is drawing to a close. “I am uncertain what else can be done in the remaining days…but continue to look for opportunities. I believe that the solution will need to be a loan type structure to be re-paid by future tolling revenues and must avoid using STI funding from other currently scheduled projects,” Bradford said, explaining that additional provisions added by the Senate would hurt other highway projects including widening Hwy. 73. “I thought we legitimately had a shot at canceling the entire contract once we had the Senate commit to appropriating up to $620 million of STI

funds to the effort,” said NC Sen. Jeff Tarte, the former mayor of Cornelius. He said I-77 is “the most critically important” transportation problem facing the region. “If we don’t solve that, those other roads and highways don’t matter at all,” Tarte said. Local officials are understandably disappointed. “The House and Senate are both unanimous in wanting to fix this problem, but as of now we get nothing,” said Cornelius Mayor Pro Tem Mike Miltich. County Commissioner Jim Puckett, who has been vocal about the negative economic impact the toll lanes could have on the entire region, says everyone has to come together. “Almost 100 percent of the legislature agrees that this is a problem that needs to be fixed. But until we have the Senate, House and the DOT working on an agreed-upon solution, we’re just taking stabs at trying to do something.” Puckett says he is happy the entire legislature is on board as having voted to end the contract. The express lanes are expected to open this year. Additional work surrounding the project would continue into 2019, like the dual roundabouts at Griffith Street, the direct connectors at Hambright and Lakeview, and the pedestrian culvert under I-77. Final acceptance of the project is anticipated to happen next year.


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Home Sales These recent property transactions in Cornelius and Davidson and Huntersville were recorded by the Mecklenburg County Register of Deeds.

Cornelius 5/16/18 $675,000 Matthew & Sara Tompkins to Jennifer DiCosmo & Stephen Brower, 20437 Island Forest Dr. 5/16/18 $364,000 John & Deborah Faile to Lee & Mary-Louise Hooper, 21416 Pinecrest Pl. 5/16/18 $692,000 Jean Kennedy to James & Lisa Fulks, 18518 Town Harbour Rd. 5/16/18 $375,000 Gregory Kasdorf to Kevin Cunningham, 19939 Scanmar Ln.

19223 Captains Watch Road in Cornelius for $700,000

5/16/18 $227,500 Michelle Bluhm to Beth Tebaldi, 18516 Mizzenmast Ave. 5/16/18 $130,000 Joy Helms to John Peters, 19932 Weeping Water Run

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5/17/18 $1,900,000 Lawrence & Jeannie Minardi to Willard & Barbara Vulcano, 18010 Harbor Light Blvd. 5/17/18 $203,000 Karen & Thomas Bass to Samantha Gardner, 11427 Talleys Way 5/17/18 $468,000 Halina Wawrzniak & Gary DiFazio to Kathleen

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1150 Concord Road

Rusty Knox Davidson (704) 641-7301 Rusty.Knox @allentate.com

Davidson, NC 28036

16802 Baywatch Court

Cornelius, NC 28031

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Nothing else like this on the market. Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own a piece of Davidson history. “Knox Knoll” sits atop 6.5 tree-lined acres in the heart of Davidson. This custom-built home features five bedrooms, four and a half baths, formal living and dining rooms, library, sun porch and an expansive patio. Extensive moldings throughout the home complement all rooms including grand foyer and staircase. His and hers master baths complement the large master suite.

This outstanding custom waterfront home was built by Grainda Builders. Enjoy Lake Norman right out your back door. Walk to the Peninsula Yacht Club just around the corner. Play golf or tennis or work out at the fitness center, swim or dine at The Peninsula Club just a few blocks away. Ride your bike or walk through this resortlike, tree-lined neighborhood. Enjoy parks or shop close by.

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Cornelius, NC 28031

2615 Grey Road

Davidson, NC 28036

Offered at $1,000,000

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This home has the wow factor. Be prepared to be amazed with all of the updates. New paver walkway (front) and paver patio addition (back yard), new hardwood floors on lower and upper floors. New HVAC units, new windows in screened porch (porch can be used year-round). Bath remodel, laundry room upgrades (granite counter and tile work), new light fixtures and door hardware, new great room cabinets and tile work around fireplace, custom paint throughout and custom closets.

Classic farmhouse style custom home with standing seam galvanized metal roof on 7.5 acres in Davidson. Beautiful setting tucked into the trees but just minutes away from Davidson’s historic Main Street and the college campus. Quality and cozy comfort abounds with 5” hardwood floors, huge kitchen with vaulted tongue and groove pine ceilings, farm sink, quartz counters, center island with hickory cabinets. Master bedroom and office on main level.

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Beth Knox Sullivan Davidson (704) 533-3475 BethKnox.Sullivan @allentate.com

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15705 Jetton Road

Cornelius, NC 28031

Offered at $1,595,000

Dixie Dean Lake Norman (704) 641-1465 Dixie.Dean @allentate.com

Breathtaking sunsets and miles of views make this extraordinary Lake Norman property one-of-a-kind. Surrounded by multi-million dollar estates on tony upper Jetton. This ranch with basement is sited on a gently sloping lot leading to approximately 1,725 square feet of grandfathered, covered deep-water dock and gazebo. Notable features include mantel beam from sunken ship, brick from an old mill and stone from an old farm. Master suite features granite and walk-in shower. MLS#3316153

17530 River Ford Drive

Davidson, NC 28036

Offered at $899,000

Anita Sabates Lake Norman (704) 562-2515 Anita.Sabates @allentate.com

This classic custom-built home by Karl Plattner has it all. Incomparable location overlooking River Run’s 12th fairway from your back patio and lush natural area from your covered front porch. Walk to nature trails, swimming pool and tennis courts. The neutral color scheme is relaxing, clean and timeless. Main floor master retreat offers coffered ceilings, spa-like bathroom and large walk-in closet. The home’s millwork is extraordinary. MLS#3385501


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21215 Pumila Court in Cornelius for $510,000 MacDonald, 18729 Daymark Dr. 5/17/18 $3,150,000 Monroe Real Properties to Burn HQ LLC, New Lot 7 Kenton Pl. 5/18/18 $250,000 Robert & Susan Fabrizio to Spencer Harris & Kelsey Seifert, 18111 Bluff Inlet Rd. 5/18/18 $136,000 Robert McCormack & Toni Zipoli to Jackson Carneiro, Mill Creek Cornelius Condominium Unit B

• Professional office space now available for lease on W. Catawba Ave near Chamber of Commerce, Goodwill and Bank of the Ozarks • Share with existing professional business approximately 2200 square feet in the Harbour Park Building • Spacious windowed office with separate reception area, secretarial space, two conference rooms, kitchen and restroom • 2nd floor condominium with elevator • Upgraded unit (formerly Wells Fargo Securities) • Seeking $950.00 mo. and share of common utilities Call Chera 704 892-2992 or Chris at 704 996-8722

Construction to Tim & Sharon Wells, 15125 Reese Finley Ln. 5/22/18 $125,000 Bailey Forest Development to South Creek Construction, Lot 38 Bailey’s Forest 5/22/18 $185,000 Stephen LaMay & Alix Hollis to Holladay Properties, Lot 9 Tuscany Court 5/24/18 $424,500 Epcon Nantz Road LLC to David & Darlene Starr, 16120 Lakeside Loop Ln.

5/18/18 $280,000 Allen & Kelly Cope to Richard & Peggy Hoke, Lots 43 Antiquity

5/24/18 $199,500 DRD2013 LLC to Bryan Dennstedt, 18817 Nautical Dr. Apt. 205

5/21/18 $210,000 William & Debra Metzger to Opendoor Property D, 10412 Conistan Pl.

5/24/18 $230,000 Matthew & Claire Conway to Ralph Ruiz, 18709 Nautical Dr. Unit 103

5/22/18 $592,500 South Creek Construction to Victor & Natalina Trebules, 15215 Reese Finley Ln.

5/24/18 $220,000 Benjamin & Katie Owens to Jordan & Taylor Foushee, 19620 Heartland St.

5/22/18 $125,000 Bailey Forest Development to South Creek Construction, Lot 31 Bailey’s Forest

5/25/18 $510,000 Kenneth & Shirley Gorni to Allison & Christopher Sewell, 21215 Pumila Ct.

5/22/18 $295,000 Paramount Realty Investments to Stephen LaMay, 19331 Windjammer Cir. 5/22/18 $552,000 South Creek

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5/31/18 $415,000 Scott Bavis to James Jackson & Elizabeth Leakan, 21212 Harken Dr.

5/30/18 $455,000 William & Lara Ingram to Kathy & Jimmy Knight Jr., 21119 Crealock Pl. 5/30/18 $334,000 South Creek Homes to Lisa Dickinson, 11111 Bailey Park Nature Dr. 5/30/18 $70,000 Bluestream Partners to South Creek Homes, Lot 346 Bailey’s Glen 5/30/18 $364,500 South Creek Homes to Connie Sue O’Hern, 17710 Morehampton Ave. 5/30/18 $70,000 Bluestream Partners to South Creek Homes, Lot 327 Bailey’s Glen 5/31/18 $1,272,000 Darryl & Deirdira Henderson to Arthur & Maureen Glasgow, 18516 Bal-

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5/31/18 $342,500 South Creek Homes to Gerard & Kelly Fieseler, 11135d Bailey Park Nature Dr. 5/31/18 $70,000 Bluestream Partners to South Creek Homes, Lot 340 Bailey’s Glen 5/31/18 $462,000 South Creek Homes to Larry & Ann Brown, 17721 Morehampton Ave. 5/31/18 $70,000 Bluestream Partners to South Creek Homes, Lot 311 Bailey’s Glen 5/31/18 $305,000 Billy & Adele Carter to John Kicos & Tamara Postiy, 7301 Monbrison, Cir. 5/31/18 $1,350,000 Ann & Eugenio Rodgriguez III to William & continued on page 26


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Home Sales

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5/31/18 $335,000 Marie Layman, Holly & Andrew Bernardini to Natalie Heling, 18114 Ebenezer Dr.

6/4/18 $261,316 Ann & Ronald Griffin Sr. to B&C Investment Group, Unit 402 Cornelius Commerce Center Condominium

6/1/18 $231,000 Lisa & Kenneth Bloch two Mark Durstewitz & Christine Hull, 9725 Cadman Ct. 6/1/18 $267,000 Vincent & Jennifer Hart to Rober & Crystal Francesconi, 10428 Caldwell Depot Rd. 6/1/18 $252,500 SPRIP LLCt Zenon & Beata Beyer, 17907 Crossing Cir. 6/1/18 $1,100,000 Gary & Sharon Knox to Allan & Sari Farber, 17709 Spinnakers Reach Dr. 6/1/18 $700,000 Michael & Kathryn Goldsmith to Yanki & Lara Turner, 19223 Captains Watch Rd. 6/1/18 $655,000 Jeff & Elizabeth Lorey to Robert & Dawn-Marie Elder, 19202 Compass Rose Ct.

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6/4/18 $247,000 Claytond & Cortney Ward to Property Owner 6 LLC, 15513 Crossing Gate Dr. 6/4/18 $1,065,000 Brent & Cynthia Belch to John & Chris Wis-

6/5/18 $1,750,000 William & Kathryn Adams to Casa Lago LLC, 19506 Mary Ardrey Cir. 6/5/18 $149,000 Kevin & Nancy McKee to Sherry Cunningham, 10649 Trolley Run Dr. 6/5/18 $376,000 Allison Rowett & Christopher Sewell to Faithe Andrews-Conrad, 15751 Trenton Place Rd., 6/5/18 $235,000 Karen Hennig to Mesa Verde Assets, 17111 Graves Ct. 6/6/18 $280,000 Epic Homes to Phonesavanh & Christa Chanthaboury, 20317 Hanoway Dr. 6/6/18 $635,000 Todd & Michelle Lautzenheiser to Thomas & Susanne Dissinger, 16616 Redding Park Ln. 6/7/18 $265,000 Sylvain Nzeyang & Daniele Tsafack to Olsie Robinson III & Jacquetta Elmore, 9718 Cadman Ct.


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Home Sales lie Arboleda to Alexa Mancillas & Keith Wittmer, 8720 Magnolia Estates Dr. 6/12/18 $245,000 Douglas Van Den Brink to James Farmer, 10057 Switchyard Dr. 6/12/18 $469,000 Epcon Nantz Road LLC to Luigi & Judy La Pietra, 16115 Lakeside Loop Ln. 6/12/18 $275,000 Michael & Linda Gragilla to Jerrad & Rochelle Holloway, 18015 Train Station Dr.

18114 Ebenezer Drive in Cornelius for $335,000 6/7/18 $235,000 Diana Lee to Mary Anne & Michael Cavendish, 18828 Silver Quay Dr.

6/8/18 $1,295,000 Ross & Gilliam Agre to Kerry Shafran, 19319 Betty Stough Rd.

6/7/18 $2,650,000 Mary & David Harry to Christopher & Julie Bennett, 16716 Belle Isle Dr.

6/11/18 $1,365,000 Gregory & Donna Hoerdemann to MacAdam & Alison Smith, 19701 Bustle Rd.

6/7/18 $260,000 Tyler & Autumn Rusin to Kenneth Baldwin, 20264 Amy Lee Dr. Unit 153 6/8/18 $933,000 Charles & Kristen Mather to William & Pamela Berry, Lot 26 100 Norman Place 6/8/18 $650,000 Roy & Dawn French to Gabriel & Alicia Vazquez, 22501 John Gamble Rd.

6/12/18 $245,000 Douglas Van Den Brink to James Farmer, 10057 Switchyard Dr. 6/12/18 $469,000 Epcon Nantz Road LLC to Luigi & Judy La Pietra, 16115 Lakeside Loop Ln. 6/12/18 $275,000 Michael & Linda Gragilla to Jerrad & Rochelle Holloway, 18015 Train

Station Dr. 6/13/18 $940,000 Thomas & Jennifer Jones to Scott Bavis & Lauren Zavodny, 21901 Satilla Dr. 6/14/18 $321,500 Andres & Les-

6/13/18 $940,000 Thomas & Jennifer Jones to Scott Bavis & Lauren Zavodny, 21901 Satilla Dr. 6/14/18 $321,500 Andres & Leslie Arboleda to Alexa Mancillas & Keith Wittmer, 8720 Magnolia Estates Dr.

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Home Sales 6/15/18 $326,500 Richard & Geraldine Crifasi to Mesa Verde Assetts, 8861 Magnolia Estates Dr.

Home on Jetton sells for $4 million

6/15/18 $296,000 Hunter & Johanna Robbins to Jason McRee, 10212 Victoria Blake Dr. 6/18/18 $368,500 Gerald Roberts III to Jose & Ana Andrade, 17821 Overland Forest Dr. 6/18/18 $315,000 David & Billie Katherine Hansen to Stacie Thompson, 8510 Lake Pines Dr. 6/20/18 $224,000 Fahrudin & Aida Ajanovic to Richard & Kimberly Davis, 18849 Silver Quay Dr. 6/21/18 $350,000 South Creek Homes to Claudia Ritchie, 17714 Morehampton Ave. 6/21/18 $407,500 Joshua & Verena Crocker-Osborne to Stephen & Brittany Bordes, 2019 Bishops Ct. 6/21/18 $700,000 Kaneel Bay Development to Michael & Kimberly Conlan, 20506 Hansels Way 6/21/18 $277,000 Carolyn Mahoney, Andrew & Carol Millunzi to Kristen & Levi Barrantes, 10015 Willow Leaf Ln. 6/21/18 $795,000 Hugh & Mary Margaret Morrison to Lawrence & Elizabeth Morrison, 19813 Bustle Rd. 6/22/18 $375,000 Lisa & Devoe Casagrande to Donna Dudeck, 13419 Hazelbrook Ln. 6/22/18 $1,645,000 Madeline & Donald McMullen Jr. to Jeff & Deborah Newman, 18213 Mainsail Pointe Dr. 6/22/18 $246,000 Michael & Christa Henry to Crista Ren-

The highest-price transaction in North Meck so far this year is a $4 million deal for a 10,000 square foot lakefront home at 16909 Jetton Road, adjacent to The Peninsula in Cornelius. Lance Carlyle with Carlyle Properties listed the four-bedroom, five-bath estate. The house, which has a pool, a four-car garage, elevator and wine cellar, also has a covered pier and boat lift. There are automatic retractible Nano Doors—a moving wall system that allows folding, sliding, and swinging door or window panels to be opened and closed in order to create flowing indoor-outdoor spaces. The tax value of the three-quarter acre property is $3.24 million. Home prices in the Charlotte area continue to climb, according to S&P/Case-Shiller index. Prices continue to increase at the rate of about 6 percent a year, near the national average. That’s not a bad thing as prices soar beyond the means of many people in places like Seattle and San Francisco. Rapidly rising prices make it harder for companies to recruit knowledge workers—a long-term, sustainable growth strategy.

ouard, 10028 Caldwell Depot Rd. 6/22/18 $1,685,000 Kaneel Bay Development to Patrick & Karen Schneider, 20315 Norman Colony Rd. 6/22/18 $363,000 Marcus & Kimberley Moore to Timothy & Heather Schuldt, 17311 Lake Path Dr. 6/22/18 $455,000 Elaine Woods to David & Susan Uibel, 17802 Mesa Range Dr.

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David M. Blitzer, managing director at S&P Dow Jones Indices, said year-over-year prices have increased continuously for five-plus years. Over that time, the price increases averaged 6 percent a year, so the rate of increase is growing. Price increases this go-around are similar to January 1992 to February 2007 when prices rose 6.1 percent annually. “With expectations for continued economic growth and further employment gains, the current run of rising prices is likely to continue,” Blitzer said. Increasing employment supports rising home prices both nationally and locally. Seattle had both the largest gain in employment and home prices over the past 12 months. At the other end of the scale, Chicago was ranked 19th in both home price and employment gains, while Cleveland ranked 18th in home prices and 20th in employment increases.

5/21/18 $875,000 Mark & Louann Saine to Timothy & Tara Ewald, 18114 Bear Track Dr. 5/18/18 $550,000 Donald & Judith Gundry to Evan & Megan Rozantes, 15746 Laurel Oak Crescent 5/23/18 $540,000 Jonathan & Catherine Hogan to Patrick & Devon Larkin, 534 Ashby Dr. 5/25/18 $475,000 Michael & Susan Drum to William & Rachel Andrews, 11920 Bradford Park

Dr. 5/29/18 $736,000 Bayview Building Group to Tau Yung & Song Fong, 918 Naples Dr. 5/30/18 $620,000 Jonathan & Aimee Cangalosi to Pamela Rogers, 1141d San Michele Pl. 5/31/18 $640,000 Gary & Karen Preston to Ronda & John Phillips Jr., 1015 San Michele Pl. 5/31/18 $254,000 Angel Wagner to Stephen Storm, 16443 Leavitt Ln.


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5/31/18 $750,000 Michael & Cynthia Hosey to Richard & Joanne Randall, 518 Walnut St. 5/31/18 $427,500 Larry & Mary Bilbrough to James & Elise Johnson, Lot 229 A New Neighborhood in Old Davidson 6/1/18 $625,000 Brian & Sarah Jenests to Jonathan & Melissa Martin, 401 Woodland St. 6/1/18 $295,000 Janice Adams to Richard & Elizabeth Lorey, 405 Armour St. 6/5/18 $1,094,500 Monterey Bay - Charlotte to Jean-Phillips Therrien & Dominique Bradette, 17107 Arkansas Ln. 6/5/18 $834,000 Tower Inc. to Jonathan & Aimee Cangalosi, 724 Amalfi Dr. 6/8/18 $391,000 Standard Pacific of the Carolinas to Marcelo & Mina Warner, 15427 Davidson East Dr. 6/8/18 $488,500 Karen & John Fesperman II to Kellie & Christopher Nowak, 193 Ashby Dr. 6/11/18 $469,000 Judy & William Kirby Jr. to Jacqueline & Mark Orsini, 217 O’Henry Ave. 6/15/18 $492,000 Bradley & Alison Ellison to Michael & Jill Cope, 17015 Winged Oak Way 6/15/18 $783,000 Stewart & Elizabeth Bledsoe to Wade & Lori Hobbs, 736 Concord Rd. 6/18/18 $455,000 George & Kimberly Post to Trustees of Davidson College, 219 N. Downing St. 6/18/18 $757,500 Temple Day to Randall & Freesia Stein, 13025 and13037 Westmoreland Farm Rd. 6/19/18 $732,500 Peachtree Residential to Andrew & Stepha-

nie Smith, 18029 Bear Track 6/20/18 $391,000 Standard Pacific of the Carolinas to Paul & Mary Shingledecker, 15451 Davidson East Dr. 6/20/18 $569,000 George & Lelia Veltri to Yongyue Chen & Yan Yang, 18418 River Ford Dr. 6/20/18 $760,000 Cary & Gina Fishburne to Michael & Kristin Deegan, 13604 Robert Walker Dr. 6/21/18 $410,000 Amy & Danny Simmons Jr. to Michael & Janice Duggan, 136 N. Lynbrook Dr. 6/21/18 $371,500 Elizabeth McDonald & Steven Schmidt to Franlisa & Stephen Krupa, 537 Delburg St. 6/21/18 $498,500 Kathleen & John Wages to Steven Taylor, 13315 Robert Walker Dr. 6/21/18 $419,500 Michael & Amanda Taylor to Shannon VanDeren, 13725 Helen Benson Blvd.

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11020 Bailey Rd., Ste H, Worship 10:15am

First Baptist Church 21007 Catawba Ave., Worship 11am

Point of Grace Lutheran Church 20700 N. Main St., Worship 11am

Grace Covenant Church 17301 Statesville Rd, Worship 8am, 9:30am, 11:15am

Torrence Chapel AME Zion Church 21517 Torrence Chapel Rd Worship 10am Bible study each Wed, noon and 7pm

Inclusion Community Kadi Fit, Worship 11am

Union Bethel AME Zion Church 20738 Catawba Ave., Worship 11am

Love Lake Norman Church 19725 Oak St., Worship 10:30am Mt. Zion United Methodist Church 19600 Zion St., Worship 8:30am, 9:45am, 11am NorthCross Church


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S S E N I S BU These are new corporations, as recorded by the NC Secretary of State.

Cornelius 5/14/18 DMVCheatSheets Inc., Joshua Lippiner, 19825 N. Cove Rd. Ste. 173 5/14/18 EH Locke LLC, Jonathan Hogan, 19520 West Catawba Ave. 5/14/18 FMG Distributors Inc., Michael Mullan, 19520 W. Catawba Ave. Ste. 200 5/14/18 Harborside Planning LLC, Christopher Wagner, 21928 Satilla Dr. 5/14/18 Restyled by Kacee Miller LLC, Kacee Lynn Miller, 17707 North Shore Cir. 5/14/18 StylQueen101LLC, Nicole Lynn Zachary, 9233 Glenashley Dr. 5/15/18 All American Holdings LLC, Thomas J. Fallish, 18816 Nautical Dr. Unit 13 5/15/18 CatalystlinkS, Inc., Melanie Gilstrap, 18521 Harborside Dr. 5/15/18 Hana Holdings LLC, Toni Michelle Clawson, 21450 Country Club Dr. 5/15/18 T & H Enterprises LLC, Kimberly Carr Sailors, 19422 Meta Rd. 5/15/18 Tong-Da Inc., Fuang Yen Wu, 18936 Victoria Bay Dr. 5/15/18 Yefrancy Bright Cleaning LLC, Yefrancy Mora Rangel, 19120 Chandlers Landing Dr. Apt. 308 5/16/18 235 Medical Park LLC, Chris Strianese, 18426 Peninsula Club Dr. 5/16/18 Brent Sheda Real Estate LLC, Jesse C. Jones, 19129 Lakehouse Point Dr. 5/16/18 Fortuno Investments LLC, Michelle Andrews, 8329 Viewpoint Ln. 5/16/18 KJC Consulting and PM Training

LLC, Kimberly J. Casperon, 18306 Victoria Bay Dr. 5/17/18 Kubia’s Fishing Tackle LLC, Laura S. Temple, 11106 Treynorth Dr. 5/17/18 TRLGroup LLC, Amy L. Kazmierczak, 17516 Sail View Dr. 5/18/18 Carolinas Energy Associates LLC, United States Corporation Agents Inc., 19012 Kanawha Dr. 5/21/18 Meb Price Realty Inc., Mary Elisabeth Price, 20312 Deep Cove Ct. 5/21/18 Sparkle Dance Inc., Wendi C. Bergstrom, 19911 North Cove Rd. Ste. A 5/22/18 Medic Media Inc., Debra Mace Paige, 17416 Tuscany Ln. 5/24/18 Corrente del Golfo LLC, Richard Graziadei, 18826 Flat Shoals Dr. 5/24/18 Triple E Global Enterprise Inc., Daniel Wold, 20358 Christofle Dr. 5/25/18 LJ Partners LLC, Shelley Johnson, 18067 W. Catawba Ave. #101 5/25/18 Ryan Floyd Agency LLC, Ryan Floyd, 20823 N. Main St. Ste. C 5/29/18 1972 Media LLC, Sheri Lynn Hermann, 9224 Ducati Ln. 5/29/18 Buttner Inc., Michael Buttner, 19040 Mary Ardrey Cir. 5/29/18 Charlotte Investors Group LLC, Marcela Karriker, 19825 N. Cove Rd. Ste. 189B 5/29/18 L&G LLC, James W. Surane, 18825 W. Catawba Ave. #150 5/29/18 Wander & Whisk LLC, Jenna Whitt, 22425 Market St. Apt. 3421 5/30/18 Jennifer A. Loveland DMD II PLLC, Jennifer A. Loveland, 19315 West Catawba Ave. Ste. 104

Inc., James W. Surane, 18825 W. Catawba Ave. Ste. 150

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5/30/18 TB Properties #1 LLC, Thomas M. Roach, 20542 Southshore Dr. 5/30/18 Z3GWS Environmental LLC, Jon Allen, 19109 W. Catawba Ave. Ste. 110 5/31/18 356 Northwest Dr LLC, John D. Wagoner, 19132 Lakehouse Pointe Dr. 5/31/18 509 Langdale Ct LLC, John D. Wagoner, 19132 Lakehouse Pointe Dr. 5/31/18 Centennial/Fisher LLC, John D. Wagoner, 19132 Lakehouse Pointe Dr. 5/31/18 Jenkins Trailer Rentals Inc., Retha R. Bouknight, 20535 Harbor View Dr. 6/1/18 Lake Norman Small Business Network, Douglas Marion, 19520 W. Catawba Ave. Ste. 313 6/4/18 BOKA Industries LLC, Robert E. Ward, 19406 East Battery St. 6/4/18 DCE Solar LLC, William Taylor, 19410 Jetton Rd. Ste. 220 6/4/18 KLH Express LLC, Rhonda Luann Hamrick, 17788 Kings Point Dr. 6/4/18 MDD Investments and Services LLC, Maura Desopo, 17447 Tuscany Ln. 6/5/18 Sustainable Opportunity LLC, Mathias H. Hunoval, 19109 W. Catawba Ave., Ste. 120 6/5/18 True Solutions of NC Inc., Scott True, 9922 Caldwell Depot Rd. 6/7/18 Annette R. Thompson Consulting LLC, Mary Annette Randall Thompson, 9902 Washam Potts Rd. 6/7/18 Navigating Solutions, Douglas Marion, 19520 W. Catawba Ave. Ste. 313 6/8/18 Camilla Drive LLC, Timothy Curtis, 8710 Lake Pines Dr. 6/8/18 Emerald Brows & Lashes LLC, Jarah Manns, 20908 North Main St. 6/8/18 Miranda Homeowner’s Association

5/15/18 629 Village Main LLC, Jesse C. Jones, 209 Delburg St. 5/16/18 At Home Real Estate LLC, Allyson Savery, 130 Overlook Ridge Ln. 5/16/18 Todd M. Hendrickson II DMD PLLC, Todd M. Hendrickson, 19002 Cypress Dr. 5/17/18 E&L Coastal Properties LLC, Edward Snyder, 10862 Store House Ct. 5/17/18 MATLAT LLC, Charles E. Latham Jr., 100 S. Thompson St. 5/18/18 Simply Pure of DarAmy LLC, Amy E. Black, 3610 Catherine Creek Pl. 5/21/18 Hoos4u LLC, Matthew Gordon, 137 Spencer St. 5/21/18 Liberty Crossing I LLC, Silas W. Davis Jr., 13334 Bally Bunnion Way 5/21/18 O’Connor Associates LLC, Dennis O’Connor, 712 John Ross Way Apt. 204 5/21/18 Woodford Holdings LLC, Watson Commercial Development Inc., 568 Jetton St. Ste. 200 5/22/18 608 Melbourne Court LLC, Brian Kiley, 17915 Golden Meadow Ct. 5/23/18 Resolute LLC, Adam Jacobs, 15311 E. Rock Ct. 5/30/18 The Mazzaroth Group LLC, Curtis Keaton, 428 S. Main St. Ste. B-614 5/31/18 Friends of Challenging Heights Inc., Jeffrey S. Boyd, 645 Village Main Cir. 6/1/18 Boona Holdings 18 LLC, Kirk Michael Rowan, 10150 Alabaster Dr. 6/5/18 Douglas Michael LLC, Jessica Arnold, 648 Old Meeting Way 6/6/18 Laundry Day Done Inc., United States Corporation Agents Inc., 424 Potts St. 6/8/18 Fenix Capital LLC, Marlena Fowler, 11073 Hat Creek Ln. 6/8/18 Intentional Living Counseling & Coaching Services PLLC, Jennifer L. Coleman, 145 Vista Dr. 6/8/18 Three Paws Pet Sitting LLC, Jesse C. Jones, 15912 Rose Glenn Ln.

New Corporations online at www.CorneliusToday.com


Fast-growing fitness chain moving HQ to Cornelius

DEVAN AND MORGAN KLINE Burn Boot Camp, the nationwide fitness franchisor designed for women, has paid $3.15 million for a 20,000 square foot building in Cornelius that will become the fast-growing chain’s national headquarters. The Kenton Place building will accommodate a staff of 35 in corporate, and another 20 in the gym on the main floor. Burn, founded by Devan and Morgan Kline, began franchising in 2015. Since then the brand has exploded. By the end of 2016 Burn Boot Camp opened 26 locations and awarded over 150 franchises. “Our brand gives our clients lasting empowerment, confidence, and physical results,” said Devan Kline. The Klines have an interesting history together. After meeting in the sixth grade in Michigan, Morgan moved to Naples, Fla. to pursue a marketing career, while Devan signed with the San Francisco Giants pro baseball system. He spent most of his six years living with host families, and assisted them with their health and fitness. Eventually he became a certified personal trainer. Joining up with Morgan in Naples, Devan opened a new women’s only fitness club called Lightening 900, which would ultimately become the prototype for Burn Boot Camp. The Klines moved to Charlotte in 2012. Their real love and attention was always focused on the boot camp

and Devan decided to open a site in the parking lot of a local gym. The experiment succeeded and Burn Boot Camp was on its way. The name may have changed but the goal remained helping women improve their health and wellness. The Klines’ goal is to reach a total of 1,000 franchise locations in the next

few years. Franchisees can expect an investment of approximately $100,000. Each facility has a retail center withsupplements, retail, and accessories in addition to their exciting and ever-changing membership offers. Additionally, each franchise is equipped with an online affiliate program that includes

assistance around buying and selling equipment. The franchise, which had been based in makeshift office space in Huntersville, runs on a five-pillar philosophy focusing on mindset, whole food nutrition, burst training, strength training and environment to achieve success.

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A crowd poured into Alton’s Kitchen & Cocktails June 14 to watch local stars and officials pour drinks for a good cause. More than $8,000 in tips, donations and checks was raised during Celebrity Bartending, one of the fundraisers organized by Big Day at the Lake for Big Brothers Big Sisters. The event was

personalities Tonya Rivens and Joe Bruno also bartended as well as executives from PayPal and BBBS. PayPal and Champion Tire & Wheel are the Presenting Sponsors of Big Day at the Lake again this year. Big Day at the Lake puts at-risk youngsters from Big Brothers Big Sisters out on Lake Norman for a full day of fun each year. Each child comes with a built-in

Sponsorships available. Call 704.895.1335.

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co-chaired by Sheila Brumlow and Kim Keller. So far this year, more than $113,000 has been raised for Big Brothers Big Sisters. It’s a record for the grass-roots organization. Among the more spirited competitions was the annual duel between Mecklenburg County Commissioners Pat Cotham, a Democrat, and Jim Puckett, a Republican. This year, Cotham wore a high school dance outfit including black and white saddle shoes. They may not see eye-to-eye on politics but when it comes to Big Day at the Lake, they always agree. The top fundraiser was Susan Tillis who brought in more than $1,200 in tips, ahead of Davidson Mayor Rusty Knox. Other celebrities included the mayors of Huntersville and Cornelius, John Aneralla and Woody Washam. TV news

chaperone—their Big Brother or Big Sister, a fully vetted mentor. This year’s event will be held on Saturday July 21. Boat hosts are still needed. To register, go to www.bigdayatthelake.com.

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Modern Dad

The heat is on, or off It depends on your point of view I love summer. I love summer so much I originally campaigned to name our daughter Summer. The Mother of Dragons said we couldn’t name our kid after a season so we gave her the same name as a ‘90s cult movie star. I have no idea how that’s better. I could rattle off many of the things I love about summer but you would probably list much of the same: Cookouts, lake days, pool trips, fireworks, bike rides, watching the grass die. But as everyone in my family is fond of reminding me—I’m weird. Which means I also have other very specific reasons why I love summer.

Despite my best efforts to make my kids like good music, they prefer whatever Bieber or DJ Whatshisbucket is cranking out on the Top 40 stations. Ever listen to Top 40 stations in the winter? Terrible. The sun sets so late in the summer that I have no concept of time. There are nights in the summer when I go to bed and it’s still light outside. Sometimes I look up and realize it’s 7 p.m. and no one has eaten any food. Does anyone care? No. They’re all outside doing who knows what. I love summer because I don’t get notes from school about the Blonde

Bomber refusing to sit down all day in Kindergarten because she’s six and no six-year-old can sit down all day. By the end of this past school year I’d received so many notes that I didn’t bat an eye unless it involved petty larceny. Summer brings torrential evening downpours that double as entertainment while sitting on the patio. Minus lightning, they also serve as evening baths for the kids if you grab a bar of soap. The Mother of Dragons says I’m too old to do this myself but I checked the HOA guidelines this year and found nothing. Sorry neighbors. The farm stands reopen in the summer so I can buy dried peanuts and boil them in the Crock Pot. My family loves boiled peanuts. Last summer we ate some on the deck of a fancy country club pool before we found out they had a no-peanut policy due to an airborne allergy. The lifeguards had to scrub the pool deck with a bleach solution while we sat in the shade. We weren’t invited back. In the winter if someone asks you to do something on a Sunday afternoon and you have no interest in doing it, you have to come up with a creative excuse. In the summer, if you don’t want to go you just say you have to mow the grass

and everyone blankly accepts that your availability is the same as someone who’s deceased. The music on the radio is so much better in the summer. Despite my best efforts to make my kids like good music, they prefer whatever Bieber or DJ Whatshisbucket is cranking out on the Top 40 stations. Ever listen to Top 40 stations in the winter? Terrible. I guess the silky sounds of the Biebs weren’t meant for icy temps. The Kool Kat ice cream truck swings by our neighborhood all summer long. I have a rule that my kids can buy ice cream as long as they use their own money. Last winter, at the start of Future Man’s first basketball game, one of the refs yelled his name when he walked on the court. I later asked my son how the ref knew him. “He drives the ice cream truck,” he replied. Kid must buy a lot of ice cream. There’s no school bus to catch in the summer. Camp starts at 8:30 so I don’t even set an alarm in the morning. When I wake up the kids have been awake for 30 minutes? An hour? Who knows? I usually have to walk outside or drive around the neighborhood to find them. The fireflies that come out in June are the greatest thing ever. I cherish

any living thing with a butt that lights up. If you want to have a next-level firefly experience put them in your kid’s room and turn the fan on medium. It’s like standing directly in the middle of a meteor shower. School starts in late August, which gives us roughly eight more weeks of epic wakeboard sessions and pool days and fireworks. Fifty-six more days of Kool Kat and bike rides and sleeping in. More than 1,300 hours of cookouts and fireflies and bare feet. Not that I’m counting or anything.

Jon Show lives in Robbins Park with his wife, Future Man (9 year old son) and The Blonde Bomber (5 year old daughter).


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The large sign at the northeast corner of Hwy. 21 and Westmoreland may say BYE, but in this case it means Boat Yard Eats will open soon. The old Anchorage Marina, which sat vacant for over a decade, is aiming for an early July grand opening . “We’ve been diligently working at the site, but some of the issues which

dictate when we can open, such as weather and permitting, are beyond our control,” said David Stockwell, an owner. Boatyard will have “easy vehicle and pedestrian flow between areas of entertainment with an open stage, grass yard with fire pits, bar, food trucks and a kid’s play area.”

CAVA is open

of nut ; everything is made fresh on location . There are plenty of Keto, gluten-free, and Whole 30 options. At the end of the line, there’s space dedicated to take-out, which can be ordered via the CAVA app or phone. Self-serve drinks are around the corner. CAVA has partnered with Maine Root to bring handcrafted root beer, Mexican cola, orange, lemon-line, black cherry and blueberry soda . Maine Root uses 100 percent organic sugar cane instead of high-fructose corn syrup . The clean, modern décor features white subway tiles, blonde wood tables and chairs with dark grey accents . The 2 ,166 - square - foot eatery will have seating for two dozen guests with additional room outside.

FLEA MARKET First Saturday of every month 7:00am-2:00pm Good Food - Good Fun

Sunday - Wednesday, 6:30 am - 12 midnight Thursday - Saturday, 6:30 am - 2am Now serving breakfast 6:30 - 12:00pm 7 days a week Eggs cooked your favorite way, Omelettes, Egg Sandwich, Waffles, French Toast, Pancakes, Breakfast burritos or Quesadillas, Biscuits and gravy

Spaces are Available Contact Martin to reserve your space today! (704) 779-0443 SELL ANYTHING!!!

Antiques • Collectibles • Art • Clothing • Furniture Cars/Boats • Electronics • Sporting Goods Sponsored by Lake Town Tavern and TNT Decorating

• Tuesday Cornhole @ 7:30pm • Wednesday Sugar Ray, Mr. Phil or Carmen Tate @ 7:00pm • Thursday Trivia • Friday DJ Harper • Friday Cornhole @ 7:30pm

If you’re thinking of checking out CAVA in Birkdale Village, here’s what you can expect. It’s a little like Chipotle— You make your way down a food aisle, starting with a base, then adding dips, spreads, proteins, toppings and dressings. There are no peanuts, tree nuts or any other kind

Mmmm, kale

Weekend Entertainment: Saturday Dugi-B at 5 pm

19708 W. Catawba Avenue

Sunday Dave and Woody at 5 pm

(across from UPS Store)

See website for upcoming events

704-896-7109

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B.Good, a restaurant that features food with roots, is taking over the former Ben & Jerry’s and The Jewelry Box in Birkdale. This will

be their sixth restaurant in North Carolina, two of which are in Charlotte. The menu features kale and grain bowls; seasonal salads from local farms beef, veggie and turkey burgers; sandwiches; and smoothies and milkshakes. The kids’ menu has the usual suspects , but they’re served with broccoli, homemade apple sauce, sweet potato fries, or regular fries. The Kids’ Kale Crush Smoothie hints at all the kale on the menu, woven thoughtfully into unique salads and healthy bowls.


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‘Speeding, distracted driving are worrisome for residents’ From Alaina All current town planners/planning professionals have been educated to stack and pack development. It’s all they know. The days of a spacious lot, single-family development are, sadly, over it seems. From Steven There’s several easy fixes, all of which seem to be going right over the heads of our town representatives. You can start by slowing development. There’s way too much building going on and the entire infrastructure

is suffering. 77 definitely needs to be finished and then traffic patterns need to be changed to eliminate through traffic. Then systematically neighbors should get approval for gates. The “shortcuts” will dry up and driving through neighborhoods won’t be as enticing. From Diane Unfortunately it will continue until the three main roads (21, 115, and 77) are fixed or more lanes added. More houses/businesses/restaurants are being built with no regard to traffic issues. It would also help when there is

2018 LKN Kiwanis Golf Tournament Brinkley Street: Please slow down a lot of traffic to move up when cars in front of you move up. Too many people leave 1-2 car spaces between, then taking up space that others can get on the road. Use blinkers so people know why you stop in the middle of the road.

Monday, August 6 at 12pm Cowan's Ford Golf Course Please join us on Monday, August 6, 2018 for LKN Kiwanis Club Golf Tournament. The proceeds from this tournament will help the Lake Norman Kiwanis Club improving the lives of children in the area.

From Amy Roads were never meant to handle that kind of traffic. Stop developing every square inch of available land. From Angie Meadow Crossing Lane in Heritage Green too! People run the stop signs all the time!

The tournament will be a shotgun start at 12:00 PM (Check In/Registration at 11) The event is a 4-Person Scramble (Captain’s Choice) Includes range balls, a goodie bag, free beverages throughout the day, a box lunch, post tournament dinner and an awards ceremony. Plus there are prizes for closest-to-the-pin & other challenges, as well as door prizes!

Questions? Contact John A. at janeralla@bellsouth.net or 704-895-0586 or visit: bit.ly/kiwanisgolf

Raffle tickets for the door prizes can be purchased during registration, which begins at 11:00 AM

Thank you for your support of the Lake Norman Kiwanis Club, a 501(c)3 charitable organization.

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From Tanya The best are those that slow to a roll but keep on going. I get that the officers have other things to do. It would be nice to get on their schedule though to have a few in the neighborhood. It would be worth it. From Jeanne Speeding is a huge problem that continues on Jetton. I have contacted the police numerous times, and nothing is done about it. Guess we are going to have to have more fatalities on Jetton in order to get this addressed. And,

I’m not referring to the area at Harris Teeter. Speed is rampant in all areas of Jetton, and nothing is being done about it. From anonymous Robbins Park is a speeding cut through. We need something done by Cornelius Police. FOLLOW UP The Cornelius Police had considerable feedback on a speeding crackdown on Jetton Road. Chief Bence Hoyle says the only drivers that were ticketed were going in excess of 47 mph on a 35 mph road. The fatalities on Jetton that Jeanne referred to are tragedies of a different sort: In one case, two young men fleeing police—after they had halted their chase—crashed their car into a tree on the curve near Meta. Both were killed. In another case the two young sons of race car driver Doug Herbert were killed when their car crossed the center line at a high speed and hit a Hummer head on. The Put on the Brakes Foundation, which encourages responsible teen driving, was a positive result.


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From Jeff Forget the article, first time I’ve ever seen a cool reference to the band YES in a local newspaper. Well done sir!

It’s not April Fools, is it? From Caitlin This would be great if people knew how to use them. From Lee Heaven help us if a tractor trailer needs to come through!

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From Brian That’s so stupid; we have people who can’t drive from one side to the other side and now they want the same people to go around two circles. . From Loretta

From Chris More importantly, will there be sailboat masts built in the center of each roundabout? It’ll be a glorious armada headed into town... From Jaime What could possibly go wrong with that...and why another gas station? I’ve never seen Cashion’s with a waiting line or out of gas.

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Possess leadership skills Charitable work Challenging workloads, juggling families or children True professionals who maintain a positive attitude.

A Champagne Reception and Expo honoring this year’s Top Women will be held Wednesday, October 17 at River Run Country Club from 6-9 pm.

Sponsorships available. Call 704.895.1335.

From Nils We should gather a bunch of them up and plant them in someone’s front yard like they used to do with the pink flamingos.


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LETTER TO Town board officially THE EDITOR OKs new budget with Dear Editor: Regarding the legislative amendments (​Online headline June 20: ‘Solution to I-77 still stuck in legislation congestion​‘)​ on I-77 which surfaced for a while, then were gone just as quick: The truth is there is no easy way out, no quick solution for getting out of this contract. The frustrated citizen can say just cancel it but it’s not that simple. There is potential litigation, penalties and the overriding question of where do funds come from to pay the penalties and the construction that has been done to date. It’s just as frustrating for our state representatives from both parties: Rep Beasley and Bradford and Senator Tarte who desperately want to find a fix. At this point, I cannot see a legislative path to address the I-77 Contract with Cintra. What is much more likely is Transportation Secretary Jim Trogdon deciding on the best course of action after reviewing the recommendations from the Mercator Report and I-77 Policy Advisory Group and then suggesting a course of action that both the Governor and Legislature can act on accordingly. In the end, this tolling approach and an extended relationship with Cintra managing two toll lanes will fail. That conclusion has been reached in the halls of Raleigh, NC. If anything that battle has now been won. Now we have to win the war - obtaining general purpose lanes for Lake Norman and ending the contract with Cintra at the conclusion of construction. That’s a war we dare not lose. The consequences to our future are far too great. Bill Russell, CEO Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce Cornelius

firefighter pay raises From Pat Although I’m glad for the pay increase for firefighters, this tax increase will have a severe impact on those living on a fixed income and with the projected 30 percent increase next year, it could be devastating. I think most seniors weren’t aware their taxes would be increased to this degree. FOLLOW UP The Cornelius tax rate actually stays the same, despite the firefighter raises. The town took more than $1million out “aesthetic improvements” budgeted for the Exit 28 bridge. The 30 percent increase in valuations next year may be very real, but town commissioners say they will ratchet down the tax rate to lessen the impact on taxpayers.

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Shifts going uncovered at Cornelius fire station

Cornelius Fire Station #2 June 5 Town board officially OKs new budget with firefighter pay raises

We should hire more police and firem​ en​over parks and rec.​.. Wrong priorities!!!

May 19 Miltich backs off firefighter jabs; town meeting may be hot

From Richard No excuse for this. This is like building a school and not having personnel to staff it. Fix it, NOW!

​From ​Chris An additional station in question but they can’t afford to pay to fully staff the existing one​ . LOL. Don’t ya just love how government makes sense? ​From ​April Why do we need a third station when the shifts can’t be covered? Please​,​commissioners do your elected job. This and our police need to be staffed appropriately at ALL times. ​From Patrice Disappointed that our 2019 budget includes so much money for parks and recreation. I believe it also included 5 new positions for parks!!! Come on Commissioners​...​really!!

​From ​Michelle Thank you for covering this. This is really serious and reflective about where the Commissioners priorities have not been. ​From ​James Maybe all that artwork can staff the fire stations?

​F​rom ​J​im Well with all the new residential properties, condos, and apartment income from taxes they should be able to make ends meet without raising taxes. All we have to contend with is roads that were not expanded to accommodate the growth!

​ From ​Anette I’m not defending this budget per se. I didn’t study it enough or have inside info enough to understand where funds could come from and what contract obligations tied the hands of commissioners, especially from the Parks Dept. There is always more involved than we know. I want you all to know, however, that we do share calls and ask for support from neighboring towns when needed. Calls ARE covered. And Cornelius FD responds in kind to Davidson and Huntersville. T ​ he new Public Safety Officer is the person that will look at what all Public Safety needs are and figure out the options for a future path.​..​and engage with all Safety dep​ artments.

​From ​Jason Is becoming a Special Fire District (a self governing agency with a board of commissioners)​a third option?​​As a retired ​firefighter​from one, I would

like to be a commissioner. ​FOLLOW UP We checked in with the Town ​ regarding “5 new positions for parks,” and it turns out that’s not true. There was only one PARC position added​ , according to Mayor Woody Washam.​​ A​Recreation Assistant position came on board at “net zero cost increase to the Town due to anticipated additional PARC revenues​.​” ​ egarding a regional fire departR ment—where all three North Meck towns help foot the bill—the mayor says the Town will be reviewing its public safety services ​this year and next year “to ensure they are operating effectively and efficiently. We’ll also be evaluating the long-term operating model of our Fire Dep​artment,​which includes considering different staffing structures, regional cooperation with adjacent departments and other options.​“ The review also includes the Cornelius Police Department.​


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