Posted at 12:41pm on Dec. 5, 2013
“The professional talent of the actors and the ingenuity of the support volunteers behind the scenes is worthy of Broadway,” its director said.
Posted at 9:38am on Dec. 4, 2013
This “quiet group that gets things done” emphasizes the volunteer service hours its members give to various causes, to the tune of more than 60,000 hours last year.
Posted at 12:02pm on Nov. 29, 2013
Bright Ideas grants: Union Power Cooperative awarded Bright Ideas grants to seven Cabarrus County teachers during surprise visits to classrooms in November. The electric cooperative granted $20,000 this year to area teachers for their innovative, classroom-based projects in grades K-12 that would not otherwise be funded. The program, funded by the state’s electric cooperatives, funds creative teaching ideas to meet the needs of area students. The Cabarrus County winners:
Posted at 11:35am on Dec. 4, 2013
It’s from the days when the milkman delivered fresh milk, the heavy cream floating on top, in glass bottles with cardboard caps.
Posted at 3:19pm on Nov. 27, 2013
203 parade entries celebrate on downtown streets, watched by thousands of people.
Posted at 4:24pm on Nov. 27, 2013
Concord house lights up with appreciation for veterans
Posted at 2:30pm on Nov. 27, 2013
Only one-third of participants in the long-term Murdock Study are male. The decades-long study is aimed at finding health and medical breakthroughs.
Posted at 2:41pm on Nov. 27, 2013
Food for fines: Have you just found a library book that was due in 2011? Bring it in, along with two nonperishable food items, to any Cabarrus County Public Library location, and you’ll clear your record. The program runs Dec. 2-16. Each food item is worth up to $2 in fines. Food items cover only fines, not lost or damaged books. All donations must be nonperishable (canned or packaged) and not out of date. All food collected will be given to local food banks.
Posted at 5:08pm on Nov. 27, 2013
Compiled by Erica Batten
Posted at 1:35pm on Nov. 27, 2013
Each day Cabarrus Meals on Wheels delivers about 400 meals to homebound elderly and disabled clients across Cabarrus County.