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.
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.
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.
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.