Cabarrus CountyNew partner at Research Campus: DataChambers, which specializes in information technology services, will join the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis. Castle & Cooke Inc., developers of the campus, finalized an agreement earlier in June to build a 50,000-square-foot data center near the 350-acre campus. The center is expected to create at least 20 jobs for IT professionals. DataChambers is the 18th campus partner. The building will incorporate the latest LEED standards developed by the U.S. Green Building Council for energy-efficient operation. It will provide services such as cloud-based infrastructure solutions, network management and a variety of data backup and business continuity solutions. www.datachambers.com.
Concord Concord on TV: Downtown Concord recently was featured on UNC-TV’s “North Carolina Weekend.” The segment highlighted specialty shops, restaurants, as well as galleries and Memorial Garden. If you missed it, you can watch it at pbs.org. Buy local: The Concord Downtown Development Corp.’s Small Business Saturday will be June 22. The Historic Downtown Concord Business & Friends Monthly Social will be June 25, at a location to be announced. For Small Business Saturday, participants who make a purchase at any participating business are entered in a drawing for 100 Downtown Concord Dollars, which must be spent in participating businesses. Details: 704-784-4208. Lukas Johnson