Cabarrus County

Kannapolis-based pork skin products recalled in Carolinas

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.

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College announces finalists for Student Excellence Awards

Jason Irving named principal of G.W. Carver in Kannapolis

Kannapolis Jazz Series announced

High school evacuated due to bomb threat in Cabarrus County

Driver killed after car strikes Kannapolis fire truck, injuring four firefighters

Concord names new Solid Waste Director

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Break-ins reported at restaurants, businesses in Charlotte, Concord, Kannapolis and Salisbury

Firefighters rescue cow stuck in the mud

NASCAR notable celebrates birthday with donation to Nazareth Child & Family Connection

STEM Open House coming to Rowan-Cabarrus Community College on April 4

Kannapolis-based Haas Formula One team wins points in season opener

Crosswalk installation planned for parking deck area

Rowan-Cabarrus student wins statewide graphic design contest

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College graphic design student Corrin Skinner was chosen as the winner of the North Carolina Community College System Conference’s Program Design Contest.

Arthur Trace, the ‘Artful Deceiver,’ coming to Concord

A well-known magician is coming to Concord in April, presented by the Cabarrus Arts Council.

Seniors discover new adventures at Cabarrus Expo

More than 1,000 participated in Wednesday’s Senior Health and Wellness Expo at the Cabarrus Arena and Events Center.

Concord native serves aboard USS Spruance

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.

Kannapolis Fire Department graduates new class of firefighters

Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters ride coming to Charlotte Motor Speedway

Livingstone College to offer ROTC in fall

Postponed road work now back on schedule in Concord

Kannapolis seeking folks to serve on boards and commissions

After two rain-outs, Cars and Coffee happening at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday

Person killed in car crash in Harrisburg

According to the Harrisburg Fire Department, the accident happened on Stallings Road near Raging Ridge Road.

More charges, higher bond for man charged with sex crimes

More charges have been added against a man arrested for alleged sex crimes involving children.

2019 Kannapolis Education Foundation Breakfast set for March 22nd

The Kannapolis Education Foundation (KEF) will host its eighth annual fundraising breakfast on Friday, March 22nd. The theme of the 2019 Breakfast is “Learning As We Grow.”

zMAX Dragway introduces Night of Fire to NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals

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.

Concord man buys second winning $1 million lottery ticket at same spot

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.

Two convicted as habitual felons in Rowan County

Two habitual felons were convicted this week in Rowan County Criminal Superior Court, according to Rowan County District Attorney Brandy Cook.

Platinum recording artists AJR to perform pre-race concert at the Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race

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.

Road work in Concord postponed

A DOT project set to begin on Friday in Concord has been postponed, according to NC DOT.

The City of Kannapolis seeks input on new parks

The City of Kannapolis Parks and Recreation Department is in the process of planning for two new city parks.

“Spring” into Cabarrus County parks

It’s that time of year—Camp T.N. Spencer, Frank Liske, Rob Wallace and Vietnam Veterans parks are operating extended hours.

Kannapolis man killed in motorcycle accident on Highway 152

A Kannapolis man was killed in a motorcycle accident, according to a report from the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

Firefighter Josh Earley died 17 years ago today after being injured fighting a house fire

Seventeen years ago today, Harrisburg firefighter Josh Earley died after being hurt while fighting a house fire on March 4.

Cabarrus County Schools announces Career Connection Day event

Coming up on Tuesday, March 19, the Cabarrus County Career Connections Day is no ordinary career fair. It is an interactive hands-on day where students can explore potential careers, interact with local employers and hear dynamic speakers prepare them for the workforce.

Kannapolis is “Jazzing up” Sunday afternoons in May

The City of Kannapolis is “jazzing” up Sunday afternoons with a four-week jazz series. From 1-3 p.m., each Sunday, beginning May 5 through May 22, jazz music will fill the air for everyone to enjoy.

Donations being accepted to help with prom dresses for students

Leigh Brown and Associates, Re/Max Executive is sponsoring a program for dress, accessory donations. The 2020 Prom Closet will benefit students at A.L. Brown High School.

Road work coming to US 29 in Concord this week

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 so crews can prepare to demolish the existing northbound bridge.

Job Fair for Concord Parks & Recreation coming on Tuesday

A job fair will be held on Tuesday, March 5, from 4-7 p.m. at Hartsell Recreation Center, where you can learn about open lifeguard, camp leader, camp head leader, and center leader positions and complete an application on-site.

Leadership Cabarrus presents 5K to bring awareness to human trafficking in area

Leadership Cabarrus presents 5K to bring awareness to human trafficking in area

Kannapolis man sentenced in production of child pornography case

Kannapolis man sentenced in production of child pornography case

What’s new this year at the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals

Adrenaline junkies converging on zMAX Dragway for the April 26-28 NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals should prepare for two additional enhancements to an already-packed entertainment lineup.

Silling Architects awarded design for Cabarrus courthouse expansion

An architectural firm with decades of judicial building construction experience will lead the way for the Cabarrus County Courthouse expansion project.

Rowan-Cabarrus names new Vice-President for Student Success

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is proud to name the new vice president for student success, Natasha Lipscomb.

Six month long investigation leads to man’s arrest in Cabarrus County

Concord police led a six month long investigation into a series of break-ins at two local Breakfast Time restaurants on Copperfield Boulevard and Cabarrus Avenue West.

Cabarrus County Public Library System hosting open dialogue

Cabarrus County will host several community input meetings to set direction for the Library System’s strategic planning process.

  New parking deck completed in downtown Concord

Residents joined officials from Cabarrus County and the City of Concord to celebrate the completion of the Cabarrus County Parking Deck in downtown Concord on February 27.

  ‘It’s invaluable to us’ Concord family business offering $1,000 to get stolen trailer back

A family-owned business in Concord is offering a $1,000 reward to anyone who can help them find an expensive trailer that was stolen from their property or identify the people who took the trailer.

  Concord Police investigating fatal crash involving bicyclist

Concord Police responded to reports of a motor vehicle crash near downtown Concord shortly after 2:00 a.m. on Sunday morning.