Posted at 11:23am on May. 22, 2013
A day after threatening to move the fall NASCAR race out of Concord, track owner Bruton Smith blamed Cabarrus County politicians for raising his taxes.
Posted at 12:47pm on May. 20, 2013
Work is scheduled to resume Tuesday on Old Charlotte Road in Concord, according to city officials.
Posted at 11:29am on May. 17, 2013
Members spend every other Saturday at Frank Liske Park, where they fly kites on the only public field in the area that’s devoid of trees, telephone poles or soccer goals.
Posted at 5:53pm on May. 22, 2013
A newly constructed canoe/kayak launch point in the Midland area is the first on a planned 59-mile recreational waterway on the Rocky River. Its expected to open to the public in July.
Posted at 10:46am on May. 17, 2013
Building on the popularity of problem-solving STEM programs among students and parents, the system will open a new STEM program this fall.
Posted at 11:18am on May. 16, 2013
Grant projects: The Cabarrus County Active Living and Parks Commission is accepting applications for local matching incentive grant projects. The grant program encourages community groups to work with county government to develop recreation facilities in overlooked areas into neighborhood treasures. For an application or details, call 704-920-3360, visit www.cabarruscounty.us or visit the Cabarrus County Senior Center, 331 Corban Ave. S.E., Concord.
Posted at 11:54am on May. 16, 2013
Billionaire David Murdock’s gift will help fund the decades-long MURDOCK Study and other research that will provide scientists “the ability to make ground-breaking discoveries that can change the future of medical treatment,” said a Duke University official.
Posted at 1:32pm on May. 16, 2013
Vickie Honeycutt was a beloved teacher at Mount Pleasant High School, and later worked to recruit and support teachers for Cabarrus County Schools. She died of breast cancer in 2010. The foundation named for her supports educators and their families who face cancer.
Posted at 11:39am on May. 16, 2013
Courtney Smith left paralegal career to find her passion in teaching English and language arts at C.C. Griffin Middle School.
Posted at 12:35pm on May. 16, 2013
The Mooresville Artist Guild and Dale Jr. Foundation have come up with an artistic way for fans to pay tribute to NASCAR’s popular driver and also raise money to renovate the historic depot where the guild hosts its art shows.