Smithville Reimagined

2021 project for Black History Month produced by the Historic Preservation Committee and Smithville CommUNITY Coalition

Somewhere, under a tree, hiding out in plain sight is a little-big area of town known as Smithville. Nestled at the cross roads of I-77 and Highway 21, entryway to the east side and Old Town Cornelius, in the rapidly growing area of Lake Norman, you will discover this community rich in heritage and heart. This community which is… Continue reading Smithville Reimagined

Finding Fun During the Pandemic

As we ease into cooler weather and adjust to life within the pandemic, families are looking for engaging activities to break out of the confines of their homes and connect with their communities while still staying safe. Since March, you may have made your way down the quarantine checklist, starting with baking bread, arts and… Continue reading Finding Fun During the Pandemic

Community Cupboard Dedicated This Week

(May 22, 2018) The Cornelius PARC Department and Smithville CommUNITY Coalition, along with¬†Woodlawn School¬†dedicated the Cornelius Community Cupboard this week. The intent of the Cornelius Community Cupboard is to help families and individuals in need by providing a “hand up.” The cupboard is located behind the Cornelius Community Garden, 20708 Catawba Ave. and will be… Continue reading Community Cupboard Dedicated This Week