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Posted on: January 24, 2022

Mayor's Award of Excellence: Meet Wes Choplin.

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On Tuesday, January 18, we had the honor of recognizing the Town's annual Mayor's Award of Excellence recipient, Wes Choplin.

Wes is best known for being the owner and Chef of Choplin's: Steak & Seafood, where every day he serves countless patrons.

You can learn more about him and his efforts to feed schoolchildren during the pandemic in this week's newsletter.

Also in this week's newsletter: Citizen Budget Survey, Heads Up Cornelius, Town's AAA Bond Rating, and more!

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Posted on: January 24, 2022

COVID-19 Testing at First Baptist Church


First Baptist Church of Cornelius will be hosting free, drive-thru COVID testing clinics on Tuesday and Thursday, January 25 & 27, from 9 AM to 4 PM.

Cars will enter the parking lot from Beard St. and exit onto Catawba Ave. Walk-ups should go directly to the registration tent. There is no appointment necessary, this will be on a first-come-first-serve basis.  This is a PCR test with an expecte...
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General Town News
Posted on: January 21, 2022

Coffee With the Mayor's Housing Study Committee

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We'll see you on February 7 for our first Coffee Chat of 2022! We're starting the year off strong with updates from the Mayor's Housing Study Committee, who have been tasked with finding ways to create more accessible housing options in Cornelius.

The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. As always, you'll also receive Public Health and Transportation updates.

Questions may be sent in advance to

Click here to RSVP.

Join the meeting

Watch live on Facebook.

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General Town News
Posted on: January 19, 2022

Order Your Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests


Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order 4 free at-home COVID-?19 tests. The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days.

Order your tests now so you have them when you need them.

Click here to order.

General Town News
Posted on: November 29, 2021

You Can Shape the Next Town Budget

22-23 Budget

FY23 is almost here, and we need your help to make the next Budget the best it can be. The FY23 Citizen Budget Survey takes less than 5 minutes to complete, and your responses will be crucial to creating a truly responsive Town Budget.

Last year, the overall top five reported priorities were Public Safety, Transportation, Parks & Recreation, Public Works, and Economic Development.

The Town Manager and Town Board ask that this year, you fill out the survey once more. You can ...

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General Town News
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Heads Up Cornelius

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Close calls happen too often, and it doesn’t have to be that way.

Our streets are there for all of us to get around; motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians alike. When you change the way you think about your daily commute, you ensure that it isn’t you or someone you love on the other end of that close call.


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