News briefs


Library renovation: The Charles A. Cannon Memorial Library in downtown Concord will undergo renovations, to be completed in early 2011, that include increasing the space for the children's room and redesigning the public conference room. The $800,000 project will be funded by donations from Mariam Cannon Hayes, the estate of Mariam Cannon Hayes and other private funding.


Workers needed: Harris Farm is seeking workers for the farm's Scary Dairy haunted hayride. The hayride will be 7 p.m.-midnight Oct. 22-23 and Oct. 29-31. E-mail for details.

Cabarrus County

New Rotary members: The Rotary Club of Cabarrus County recently inducted Katherine Sexton, a financial services manager with First Citizens Banks, and Alvin "Steve" Johnson, president and owner of the Johnson Group.

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