Growing greener: The city was among 17 N.C. municipalities named NCLM Green Challenge cities by the N.C. League of Municipalities. With $638,000 in stimulus funding, Concord aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than 8,400 metric tons, save more than 13,000 gallons of gasoline and reduce energy consumption by 11.5 million kilowatt-hours. Concord is one of only 29 municipalities to achieve Advanced Level status. Details: 919-715-3929 or www.nclm.org.
Got Web savvy?: The town is sponsoring a contest on its homepage, www.harrisburgnc.org, to promote its revamped website. The Harrisburg Web Hunt challenges visitors to seek out information on the site; 35 questions must be answered to be entered in the drawing. Winners will be selected from correct entries received through Dec. 6. Prizes range from a $100 grocery gift card to gift certificates for $20-$70.
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New home coming: Habitat Cabarrus' 125th home in the Magnolia Crossing subdivision in Concord is on schedule to be completed in January. The house is called the Wachovia house, after its sponsor.