Drag racing’s most awe-inspiring spectacle is a week from returning to America’s Home for Racing, as zMAX Dragway plays host to NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series four-wide drag racing in the 10th annual NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, April 26-28.
Linder Industrial Machinery has opened a new, state-of-the-art facility located at 5733 Davidson Hwy in Kannapolis. In collaboration with the Cabarrus Chamber of Commerce and the City of Kannapolis, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held this morning, Thursday, April 18.
Ryan Newman will battle for his first Coca-Cola 600 victory in the historic event’s 60th running on May 26, but the tenacious Coca-Cola Racing Family driver witnessed a different form of battle preparation on Wednesday at Fort Bragg.
Jiggy with the Piggy 2019 returns bigger and better with the smells and tastes of barbeque and fun for the entire family. Make plans now to join us May 2-5 in downtown Kannapolis. The festival has been named a Top 20 Event by the Southeastern Tourism Society
A Preservation Plan process is underway to examine the future of historic preservation in Concord. Since 1982, an appointed board has administered historic district regulations and otherwise promoted, enhanced, and preserved the character of Concord’s historic districts.
The City of Kannapolis Police and Fire Departments want to take the opportunity to honor and recognize the dedicated Telecommunicators who handle thousands of emergencies each year within the City of Kannapolis and surrounding areas and express our deep appreciation for their efforts.
Rich Energy Haas F1 Team drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen brought home finishes of 11th and 13th, respectively, in the Chinese Grand Prix Sunday at Shanghai International Circuit, the third round of the 2019 FIA Formula One World Championship and the 1,000th grand prix.
In observance of Good Friday, City of Concord offices will be closed Friday, April 19. Some City services will operate on a different schedule the week of April 15, and several events are planned throughout the area.
Messer Construction, which recently completed work on the County’s five-story parking deck in downtown Concord, is collaborating with Silling Architects on the design phase of the Cabarrus Courthouse expansion project.
Two area nonprofits will be joined by local officials on Wednesday, April 10, to celebrate the start of construction on 60 one- and two-bedroom units that will provide affordable housing for persons 55 years of age and older.
All ages are invited to enjoy a showcase of exciting, interactive displays and experiments at the eighth annual STEM Open House being hosted by Rowan-Cabarrus Community College at its facility on the North Carolina Research Campus.
An unusual funeral was held in Salisbury on Wednesday. Dozens of people gathered to honor the memory of someone they had never met, or likely even heard of. He was a Vietnam veteran who died with no family, but that didn’t mean he was alone.
Petty Officer 3rd Class Dalton Blackwelder, a 2011 Central Cabarrus High School graduate and native of Kannapolis, North Carolina, is one of these sailors serving at the Fleet Weather Center, providing full-spectrum weather services to shore-based commands and afloat naval units.
The City of Kannapolis is seeking applications from non-profits who offer programs that benefit low and moderate income residents in the City. These funds are part of the City’s 2019-2020 Community Development Block Grant fund allocation.
As citizens of Harrisburg go about their daily lives, members of the U.S. Navy’s “Silent Service” work beneath the ocean’s waves, continuing a tradition that only a small fraction of military members will ever know: strategic deterrence.
With only 60 days remaining before the 60th running of the May 26 Coca-Cola 600, Charlotte Motor Speedway revved up for its historic event with the #CountdownTo600, turning the speedway’s social media channels into a collection of entertaining content, exciting merchandise giveaways and exclusive ne
On Tuesday, officials from the City of Kannapolis and the Lansing Melbourne Group (LMG) broke ground on a mixed-use district which will bring apartments, a hotel, restaurants, a brewery, and retail space to downtown Kannapolis.
A.L. Brown High School senior, Alex Nunez, has been named the most outstanding high school apprentice in the state of North Carolina. He received the honor from the Apprenticeship NC organization, which is based in Raleigh.
The products being recalled have establishment number “EAST. 40259” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to a distributor and retail locations in North Carolina and South Carolina.
Jake Williams will begin a new role as Concord’s Fire Chief, effective May 1. Williams has 20 years of experience with the City of Concord and will lead the Fire Department after the retirement of Chief Ray Allen.
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has named 15 top students as finalists for the 2018-2019 Student Excellence Awards. Finalists were selected on the basis of academic excellence, leadership and character, through a rigorous process that included written essays and personal interviews.
From Kannapolis City Schools: Jason Irving has been named the next principal of G.W. Carver Elementary School. He will replace Dr. Erik Johnson who announced previously that he would leave G.W. Carver at the end of the school year.
Robin Barham will be the City of Concord’s next Solid Waste Director, effective May 1. Her new role builds on 12 years as Concord’s Budget and Performance Manager. She succeeds recently retired Solid Waste Director Brian Moore.
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College welcomes the community to its eighth annual STEM Open House, where adults and children of all ages will delight in exploring interactive exhibits showcasing the College’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programs.
U.S. Navy Ensign Dexter Ledbetter, from Concord, a search and rescue swimmer aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111), recovers a simulated man overboard during a man overboard drill in the South China Sea, March 1, 2019.
On Tuesday, March 12, the Kannapolis Fire Department welcomed seven new firefighters to its ranks. The new recruits completed four months of fire, rescue and medical training prior to officially joining the department.
Charge up your proton pack, calibrate the PKE meter and empty all traps into the containment unit, because the April 4-7 Pennzoil AutoFair at Charlotte Motor Speedway will celebrate all things “Ghostbusters” with a visit from an “Ectomobile” spirit transport replica.
Livingstone College is in the business of developing leaders and so is the United States Army ROTC.That’s why the Army ROTC program coming to the campus of Livingstone is a perfect marriage of leadership excellence.
Contract crews for the N.C. Department of Transportation will shift traffic this weekend on U.S. 29 North in Concord where two bridges over the Rocky River are being replaced. The traffic shift is needed to begin demolishing the northbound bridge.
After two rain-outs, the first Cars and Coffee event is set to go for this Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord.Charlotte Motor Speedway will host monthly “crusie-in” style events as part of the growing Cars and Coffee phenomena that’s become a global sensation.
For the first time, the NHRA’s original four-lane drag strip – known as the Bellagio of drag strips – will light the tree and the night sky with qualifying beginning at 4:30 p.m. and concluding under the stars.
Terry Splawn of Concord purchased his first winning ticket, a Millionare Bucks, at Sam’s Mini Stop on Old Charlotte Road in Concord in April 2017. Less than two years later, he bought a $150 Million Cash Explosion scratch-off ticket from the same store.
The race known for making superstars into legends will feature one of music’s rising-star performers, as platinum recording artists AJR will headline the pre-race festivities for the 35th running of the Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race on May 18 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.