Cabarrus County Kannapolis
The Fabric Connection opened last week at 1216 S. Main St., beside the Carpet Connection store.
The Fabric Connection sells all its fabric for $5.99 a yard. It sells upholstery, drapery, vinyl, outdoor and trim, in all styles and textures. Customers can purchase entire bolts or by the yard.
Iredell County Mooresville
Owner Nanette Collins recently opened Waters Edge Tanning at 637 Williamson Road, Suite 103, near Vinnie's Raw Bar.
Waters Edge features nine Ergoline tanning beds and one Mystic Tan spray tan booth. The Ergoline beds include one Sun Angel sensor-controlled tanning bed that Collins said virtually eliminates risk of sunburn.
Hours are 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays; and 1-5 p.m. Sundays.
704-663-2938; www.waters edgetanning.com .
David Ramsey, captain of the Iredell County sheriff's narcotics division, will speak at Wednesday's breakfast meeting of the Mooresville South Iredell Chamber's Executive Men's Club.
The breakfast will be from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, at Interstate 77 Exit 33. Cost is $5 for chamber members and $15 for others.
For more details or to attend, contact the chamber at 704-664-3898 or info@ mooresvillenc.org .
Mecklenburg County Davidson
Owners Frank and Lucy Albert recently opened a violin shop called All Strings Attached at South Main Square in the historic Icehouse building.
All Strings Attached sells, rents and repairs violins, violas and cellos.
416-C S. Main St.; 866-291-0321; www.allstrings attached.net .
Lake Norman Realty will celebrate the opening of its newest location, at 310 S. Main St., from 8 to 10 a.m. Tuesday.
Details: 704-655-2600; www.lakenormanrealty.com.