ConcordSwap: Concord recently launched theConcord Swap Shop, a Facebook page where Concord-area citizens can advertise items they want to give away. The site allows people to avoid disposal costs by giving away things they no longer want and reduce waste. Details: click on the Facebook icon at www.ci.concord.nc.us.
Bunny Run: The Bunny Run 5 K & Fun Run will be held April 3 at Les Myers Community Park, 338 Lawndale Ave., Concord. The run will begin at the park's lower parking lot area and continue on the Harold McEachern Greenway before returning to the park. Registration for the 5K run is $12 until March 26 and $15 after March. 26. The fun run is free, but registration is required. Details: 704-920-5619 or 704-920-5600.
R3 Center moves: Rowan-Cabarrus Community College's R3 Center has moved to 200 West Ave., Kannapolis. The career development center, which assists the unemployed and under-employed, offers free workshops and clinics. This month, the center will offer several workshops on topics ranging from online job hunting to looking for work with a criminal record. Details: 704-216-7201 or www.rowancabarrus.edu/r3center/.
Arrest made in MLK Jr. monument damage: Police arrested Matthew Paul Scarborough, 18, of Concord last week after police linked him to damage done to the Martin Luther King Jr. monument on Cabarrus Avenue. Concord police discovered March 1 that the monument had been shot with paintballs. As the city worked to remove the paint from the monument, police investigated the incident. Scarborough was charged with one count of injury to property.