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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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General Town News
Posted on: January 30, 2023

Public Input on Smithville Infrastructure Improvements

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The Town of Cornelius is proposing several infrastructure improvements to be made in the Smithville community. Please keep reading for more information.

These improvements include the extension of South Hill Street to connect to Nannie Potts Lane, widening the existing South Hill Street to include the addition of sidewalks, streetlights, curb, and gutter, and adding stormwater facilities and drainage impr...

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General Town News
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

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 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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