Posted at 10:28am on Mar. 7, 2014
When the Cabarrus County Board of Commissioners meet with county school officials March 12 to discuss a proposed $60million bond referendum, the conversation won’t center on the school system’s need. The discussion will be about whether a bond issue is the solution at all.
Posted at 9:43am on Mar. 7, 2014
The owner of Cheech’s Creative Concepts in Concord was hired in 2009 by the Bo-Dyn Bobsled Project to co-design and build a bobsled for Team USA’s four-man event.
Posted at 1:47pm on Mar. 6, 2014
Cabarrus area home prices showed a modest increase from 2012 to 2013, while the number of closings were up nearly 30 percent compared to the same time last year, according to statistics gathered by the real estate firm Allen Tate Co.
Posted at 1:33pm on Mar. 6, 2014
Modern Film Fest: “New York Export: Opus Jazz” will be shown at 7 p.m. March 13 in the Davis Theatre, 65 Union St. S., Concord. Admission is free. Seating is first-come, first served. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. A re-imagining of Broadway producer, director and choreographer Jerome Robbins’ 1958 “ballet in sneakers.” Filmed on the streets of New York featuring dancers in sneakers and street clothes. A 15-minute documentary about the 46-minute film will accompany the screening. For details about the film, visit www.opusjazz.com. For details about the Davis Theatre screening, call 704-920-2787.
Posted at 10:36am on Mar. 6, 2014
Bridge out: The Bridge Maintenance Department of the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Albemarle office plans to close a section of Mount Pleasant Road March 17-28 for a deck replacement at Bridge No. 210, over Bost Creek in Cabarrus County. A detour will be along U.S. 601 to Joyner Road to Mount Pleasant Road. 704-982-3720.
Posted at 11:52am on Mar. 5, 2014
Cabarrus program offers education and a chance to chat with a physician
Posted at 11:24am on Mar. 5, 2014
Leader of nonprofit outdoor ministry founds youth mentoring program.
Posted at 6:04pm on Mar. 5, 2014
Great barbecue: The Odell Lions Club will have its spring barbecue starting at 10 a.m. March 15 at the club hut, at N.C. 73 and Odell School Road, Concord. Plates are $8 and have either pork barbecue or barbecued chicken with barbecue beans, slaw and bread. Pork sandwiches are $3 each or four for $10. Bulk barbecue is $8 per pound. Drinks and desserts are also available. Eat in or take out. This fundraiser helps support the Vision Impaired Persons (VIPs) of Cabarrus County and Camp Dogwood, the N.C. Lions-owned camp for the blind on Lake Norman.
Posted at 9:27pm on Mar. 6, 2014
Authorities said a 14-year-old male became trapped while trying to cross a muddy area in a construction zone.
Posted at 12:22pm on Mar. 4, 2014
Compiled by Erica Batten