News briefs


Food from the farm: Go Local Farms is offering local grass-fed beef, chicken, eggs, honey and other products on a weekly delivery schedule in Cabarrus and parts of Mecklenburg County. Participating suppliers are Barbee Farms, Carl D. Press Farm, Creekside Farms, Cloister Honey, Harkey Farm, Lucky Leaf Gardens and Open Arms Farm. Details:


Concord 101: The city of Concord is accepting applications for Concord 101, a course designed for citizens to learn about local government. The free 10-week course begins Aug. 30 and culminates with a graduation ceremony in November. Details:


Musicians sought: The town of Harrisburg will host a Battle of the Bands 1-4 p.m. Saturday, July 2. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three performers. Entry fee is $35. Details: or