Posted at 3:01pm on Mar. 11, 2014
A challenged Noah Page helped at practice and served as water boy at home basketball games… then suited up for the final game.
Mount Pleasant teacher, cancer survivor will spend night in school trophy case to raise money for Relay For Life team
Posted at 12:49pm on Mar. 5, 2014
Julie Stephenson hopes to raise money for Mount Pleasant Tigers Relay For Life team – and the fight against cancer – by spending a night in a trophy case at Mount Pleasant Middle School.
Posted at 12:08pm on Feb. 27, 2014
For many children, school is the only source they have for square meals
Posted at 9:32am on Feb. 27, 2014
For the next month – until April 5 – the Reed Mine Historical Site is hosting a traveling exhibit called “Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge: 1718.” It features items recovered from a shipwrecked vessel belonging to Blackbeard the pirate.
Posted at 12:23pm on Feb. 18, 2014
Sweet tea, lighthouses, shagging, Native Americans and fish sticks. What’s the common thread?
Posted at 12:46pm on Feb. 18, 2014
In Genesis 27, Jacob is egged on by his mother, Rebecca, to steal Esau’s blessing. He lies to his father, Isaac. Jacob is a liar, a trickster, and a thief.
Posted at 4:31pm on Feb. 11, 2014
Gateway To Athens restaurant, in Concord’s Afton Village, will offer samples of its scratch-made entrees 6-9 p.m. Feb. 21.
Posted at 3:28pm on Feb. 4, 2014
Times are changing too fast for me – and so is our language.
Posted at 3:08pm on Feb. 4, 2014
Football-themed drive at grade school brought in cans for Mount Pleasant Food Ministry.
Posted at 4:19pm on Jan. 30, 2014
Northwest Cabarrus High’s Rassler inspired by how her disabled sister was treated
Posted at 12:49pm on Jan. 29, 2014
The Vickie S. Honeycutt Foundation, named for an outstanding teacher and mentor to aspiring teachers who died of breast cancer in 2010, helps educators who are battling cancer.
Posted at 3:18pm on Jan. 21, 2014
Somehow, exercising in public is always embarrassing
Posted at 1:34pm on Jan. 23, 2014
History, nature, memories and quiet are still to be found here
Posted at 10:14am on Jan. 22, 2014
Not a chameleon, the Carolina anole turns only green or brown.
Posted at 11:29pm on Jan. 14, 2014
Soon, Midland will be welcoming guests from all over the area to enjoy the natural beauty of southeastern Cabarrus County with the imminent opening of a new section of the Carolina Thread Trail.
Posted at 10:05am on Dec. 31, 2013
Community doctor marks 30 years in Mount Pleasant, caring for the whole family.
Posted at 3:53pm on Dec. 24, 2013
State Sen. Bob Rucho’s unapologetic tweet, and his defense of it, displays utter contempt for the sufferings of real human beings, past and present, and callous disregard for the well-being of children.
Posted at 2:37pm on Dec. 26, 2013
Grand marshal, Tough Mudder host, Midland library effort and community’s help after lumber company fire encompass much of what’s great about eastern Cabarrus County.
Posted at 1:09pm on Dec. 17, 2013
Dec. 12, just two days before its big charitable Christmas event, West Stanly Christian Ministries in Stanfield was visited by a Grinch in the form of a fire. But their Day of Giving proved to be a great success.
Posted at 1:11pm on Dec. 17, 2013
The organization has helped 29 women and girls in 2 years; right now it’s providing direct services for 6 women and their children, but it needs needs more resources.
Posted at 2:53pm on Dec. 19, 2013
“I know that feeling rather intimately,” answered my linguist and language-loving husband, Ralf.
Posted at 4:29pm on Dec. 10, 2013
Stay close to home to do your shopping this year: There are great gifts to be found right here in eastern Cabarrus County.
Posted at 11:46am on Dec. 3, 2013
For many of us, it doesn’t feel like Christmas until we’ve seen Santa and a parade.
Posted at 2:29pm on Nov. 27, 2013
Brilliant, witty, internationally noted author and speaker’s topic will be “The Misunderstood Jew: The Church and the Scandal of the Jewish Jesus.”
Posted at 2:56pm on Nov. 27, 2013
“A Golden Christmas” will feature decorated mine tunnels, tours, crafts, historical demonstrations, music and refreshments.
Posted at 1:27pm on Nov. 21, 2013
About 200 people showed up for last year’s free dinner. This year’s is 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.
Posted at 6:06pm on Nov. 13, 2013
Her message, titled “Strength in Christ,” is available on YouTube.
Posted at 11:19am on Nov. 13, 2013
Don’t assume our own ideas are the only ideas worth having.
Posted at 5:28pm on Nov. 13, 2013
It’s that time of year again. Don’t you just feel it in the air? People are hanging up lights, shopping for gifts and baking cookies.
Posted at 2:38pm on Nov. 5, 2013
Owners work hard to keep it as attractive and charming as it was in the early days of postwar motor travel.
Posted at 12:23pm on Oct. 29, 2013
For years, school groups and families have visited Riverbend Farm in Midland to play, learn, take wagon rides and get pumpkins. Jim Little and his wife, Mary, have worked hard to make their farm a fun and welcoming place for the public, and now they’ve expanded that sense of business serving the community with a store called Riverbend Farm Mercantile.
Posted at 11:40am on Oct. 29, 2013
Christine Sponsler took all the best I ever experienced in Southern culture – and made it even finer. She cared to make people feel comfortable, to be ready with a welcome that was thoroughly heartfelt.
Posted at 12:58pm on Oct. 30, 2013
ConcordFun.com keeps up with dozens of activities and deals in and around Concord.
Posted at 2:09pm on Oct. 24, 2013
Tough Mudder – a 12-mile, hard-core obstacle course featuring challenges with colorful names like Electric Eel, Arctic Enema and Greased Lightning – comes to Mount Pleasant farm Nov. 2-3.