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W. Pocket Parks and ILU

Townhomes, independent living units, commercial proposed for ​old Alexander Farm

  Oct. 11. By Dave Vieser​. One of the last large vacant parcels of land in Cornelius, the 54​-​acre Alexander Farm ​at the corner​ of West Catawba and Westmoreland, would be filled with townhomes, ​”​independent living​”​ units and non-residential buildings under a subdivision proposal submitted this month. This ​is the first time a formal application […]


Commissioner Puckett terms Mayor Travis’ actions ‘traitorous’

June 11. ANALYSIS. By Dave Yochum. Cornelius Mayor Chuck Travis chose June 8, “Town Hall Day” in the NC State Capitol, to express his personal views on widening I-77 to NC Sen. Philip Berger, the man who has so much to do with the ebb and flow of legislation in Raleigh. It was a peculiar day for Travis […]


I-77 Mobility Partners say work would occur at night

By Dave Vieser. If the I-77 toll lane project actually gets under way, an article in the Charlotte Observer in August 2014 said it would begin this past spring or summer, motorists and truckers will be dealing with three years of work on Lake Norman’s main north-south expressway. The only redeeming factor is that work which […]


OPINION: It’s time to back Widen I-77 and fight the tolls

It’s been an interesting news period these past few months. The I-77 toll battle has turned into a full-fledged citizen movement with the business community climbing on in earnest in May, thanks in large part to John “Mac” McAlpine V, a racing industry engineer in Cornelius. (Yes, his family is the McAlpine in the McAlpine […]