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Posted on: December 19, 2022

Cornelius Police Seek Assistance Locating Missing Juvenile

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On December 15, 2022, the Cornelius Police Department received a report of a missing juvenile, Madalina Cojocari, that was last seen on November 23, 2022. Madalina Cojocari is an 11-year-old white female.

The Cornelius Police Department, the SBI, and the FBI continue to search for Madalina. Thank you for continuing to spread information on social media to help us #FindMadalina. We still need your assistance in continuing to flood the area with her precious...

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

What Does "Yield to Pedestrians" Even Mean?

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Hey, motorists! What do you do when pedestrians are nearing a crosswalk? Yielding is the law, but stopping is great, too.

"Yield to Pedestrians" can come off as being vague, but it's pretty simple: if you see someone who might be getting ready to cross, slow down until you know what action they're going to take.

If a pedestrian has "entered&qu...
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General Town News
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Last Call for Leaves!


Still have leaves cluttering up your yard? Get them to the curb by the end of January to be vacuumed by our Public Works crew! Once leaf vacuuming ends, yard waste will need to be bagged for collection by Waste Pro.

Click here to check the location of our trucks:

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General Town News
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Blood Drive at Town Hall


OneBlood will be in the Town Hall parking lot on Tuesday, January 31 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donors will receive a $20 e-gift card, t-shirt, and free wellness check!

Click here to register. Walk-ins are welcome.

General Town News
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Mecklenburg County Community Budget Workshop

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Join Mecklenburg County Government for this community workshop in your own neighborhood. Learn more about Mecklenburg County programs and how your tax dollars pay for them – and make your voice heard.

Cornelius Workshop: February 8th - 6:30PM at North Regional Rec Center (18121 Old Statesville Rd., Cornelius) 
Register for your local workshop:
Take the Budget Survey (available Feb. 6):
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General Town News
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Ride Along with Firefighter Tyler Christmas

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Ever wonder what a day in the life is like for your local fire department? Here's your chance to find out.

Ride Along with Firefighter Tyler Christmas, full-timer at Cornelius Fire Department.

Click here to watch the video.

General Town News
Posted on: January 11, 2023

We Asked, You Answered!


See what the Growth Management Task Force has recommended for the Town's Land Use Plan, including building heights, desired growth, rural preservation, and much, much more.

It's all available here:

The Town's Planning Board will be reviewing recommendations on February 13. The Town Board of Commissioners will host a final public hearing on March 06 at 6...

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