McCain to visit Concord; Palin stops in Elon today

Republican presidential candidate John McCain will be in Concord on Saturday for his second N.C. visit in a week.

McCain is scheduled to appear at the Cabarrus Arena & Events Center on N.C. 49. Doors open at 8 a.m. Tickets are available at GOP Victory offices. In Charlotte, it's at 1515 Mockingbird Lane, Suite 218. In Concord, it's at 50 Concord Commons Parkway.

Also, Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is at Elon University near Burlington today. The 3:15 event is at Lathom Park-Newsome Field. Doors open at noon.

Jim Morrill