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Cabarrus County’s 18-hole disc golf course spawns league

Posted at 9:17am on Oct. 17, 2014

Cabarrus County’s first 18-hole disc golf course at Frank Liske Park in Concord has attracted more than 12,000 people since opening May 31

Lionel trains opens its first NC retail store

Posted at 8:26am on Oct. 17, 2014

Lionel, a 114-year-old toy train manufacturer that recently moved its headquarters to Concord, will host a grand opening on Oct. 20 for its first retail store in North Carolina.

Service gives help, hope to cancer patients

Posted at 7:52am on Oct. 16, 2014

Gail Harvell figured Sept. 6, 2012, would be a routine day. The retired mother of three from Harrisburg drove to a Charlotte-area hospital for a mammogram, as she had done many times over the years.

Hodges Farm is growing with the times

Posted at 3:53pm on Oct. 15, 2014

There’s a reason Hodges Farm is one of the last farms within the city limits of Charlotte.

Jeff Gordon, Dream On 3 create dream weekend for girl

Posted at 10:06am on Oct. 17, 2014

What started as a request to go to a race and meet Jeff Gordon turned into a three-day whirlwind of racing-related events at the Bank of America 500 and a bedroom makeover for 15-year-old MacKenzie Jamison of Cornelius.

Homestead Heritage Day in Mount Pleasant set for Oct. 25

Posted at 3:12pm on Oct. 14, 2014

Pat Gaddis of Fair Meadow Bakes and Carolyn Davis of Natural Spring farms have planned an event that they say will be “a celebration of the craftsman, artisan and farming methods that were utilized at the founding of our nation.”

Trevor Thomas’ adventurous spirit overcomes lack of sight

Posted at 2:16pm on Oct. 14, 2014

Trevor Thomas hasn’t allowed blindness to dampen his spirit of adventure.

Rockets launch creativity of Kannapolis, Cabarrus students

Posted at 11:21am on Oct. 10, 2014

In “Rockets to the Rescue,” an experiment for 4-H National Youth Science Day, young students built rockets and figured out how to launch them so they’d land near an “island marked off on the football field to deliver food to imaginary people stranded there.

Concord Development Corp. to take over Food Truck Friday

Posted at 4:11pm on Oct. 14, 2014

While the future of Cabarrus County’s Food Truck Friday is a bit unclear, organizers and city leaders want to find an outcome that benefits residents and business owners.


Posted at 2:45pm on Oct. 10, 2014

Sunday service: Rider Transit, which serves Concord and Kannapolis residents, celebrated the one-year anniversary of its Sunday service Oct.5.