News briefs


Drivers donate: The charitable foundations of NASCAR drivers Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr., as well as their team, Concord-based Hendrick Motorsports, recently donated $75,000 to the Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte. The donation will build and outfit a racing-themed toddler playroom.

Cabarrus County

Board of Elections to move: The Cabarrus County Board of Elections office will soon move to The Old Creamery on Church Street in Concord. Cabarrus County is negotiating to purchase part of the building. The county will pay $837,500 for the building and an estimated $600,000 for upfit.


Park Watch expanding: Park Ranger Pat Merritt is implementing a Park Watch Program for Caldwell Park.