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Coming Monday to Cornelius: Car Wars Episode III: The Elantra strikes back (access required)

The plans for the proposed expansion of Lake Norman Hyundai calls for three new buildings to be constructed just to the left (or south) of the existing dealership on Interstate 77 at Catawba Avenue in Cornelius. The current building would become a used-car dealership. File photo by Tony Brown

CORNELIUS – If at second you don’t succeed, try, try again, again. That’s the latest tactic being taken by car czar Rick Zoerb in his yearlong battle to make a major expansion of his Hyundai dealership, prominently positioned at the ...

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Cornelius is honing its zoning (access required)

The Cornelius Board of Commissioners is considering small changes to this draft land-use plan map. Map Courtesy of the town of Cornelius.

CORNELIUS – The town of Cornelius might be ready to switch rather than fight. The town’s elected Board of Commissioners and appointed Planning Board, operating under a land-use plan that dates all the way back to 1996 and a zoning ...

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Monroe Bypass supporters make presentation at Indian Trail meeting; opposition not invited (access required)

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For a portion of the Indian Trail Town Council meeting Tuesday night, it seemed like a sanctioned parade for the proposed Monroe Bypass. Officials from state, county and local organizations raved about how the 19.7-mile toll road that would run from Stallings to Marshville would boost economic viability on U.S. Highway 74. They made a good case for the bypass, spouting facts about long commute times, heavy tractor-trailer use and how local businesses would benefit. But the opposition to the scrutinized bypass proposal wasn’t invited to speak at the council meeting, making the job easier.

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