Lynette Rinker

Apr 30, 2014

ON THE LEVEL: Sharon Hudson: District 98 N.C. House candidate is hot, hot, HOT about high occupancy toll lanes on I-77

CORNELIUS – Sharon Hudson is an activist in the truest sense of the word: She is active, she says, not militant, as the term has come to connote post-’60s for […]

Apr 21, 2014

On the Level: Lynette Rinker offers a choice: pool or recess?

CORNELIUS – Lynette Rinker, the former appointed mayor of Cornelius, decided not to actually run for the office last November so she could vie in May’s Republican primary for a […]

Jan 13, 2014

Park Avenue Properties expands, acquires 212 properties

Park Avenue Properties, based in Cornelius, recently purchased the residential property management assets of Barnett Real Estate. With the acquisition, Park Avenue increases its management portfolio by adding 212 Charlotte […]

Jan 9, 2014

Epcon adds to its 55-and-older developments

Epcon Communities this week reinforced its march into the region’s single-family market with the Huntersville Board of Commissioners’ approval of one of its communities of patio-style, detached condominium homes for […]

Dec 19, 2013

Next time, he’ll really mean it

CORNELIUS – Chuck Travis, an architect and former town commissioner, is known in the development world as being a tough customer in rezoning hearings and a micro-manager on site plan […]

Nov 21, 2013

Age-old land-use conflicts delay two major decisions in Cornelius

CORNELIUS – The town’s Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to delay two related decisions, one on a new land-use plan and another on a rezoning request by a […]

Nov 14, 2013

Coming Monday to Cornelius: Car Wars Episode III: The Elantra strikes back

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 […]

Oct 24, 2013

Cornelius is honing its zoning

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 […]

Sep 9, 2013

A mixed brew of Barnhardt, beer and political intrigue in Cornelius

The Cornelius Planning Board passed – again – on Barnhardt. But they said “yes” to beer. Meanwhile, Cornelius Mayor Lynette Rinker said she has not ruled out seeking a seat in the N.C. General Assembly.

Feb 15, 2013

Holding ground

“Jake is a smart and creative developer, but he’s a catastrophe as a communicator," Cornelius Commissioner David Gilroy said. "He shoots himself in both feet and the side of the head."

Dec 25, 2012

Cornelius, suffering growing pains, gets new planning director

Wayne Herron abruptly resigned in July as Monroe city manager after a series of conflicts with staff members, including a very public tiff with Monroe Police Chief Debra Duncan and City Councilwoman Dottie Nash.

Dec 23, 2010

Struggling with explosive growth, Cornelius is planning its future

It doesn’t look good for Cornelius in the next 10 years. According to a report by the Urban Resource Group, which in September finished a study of Cornelius, the north […]

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