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Two suspects were arrested and appliances taken in a break-in on Reedy Creek Road were recovered after an undercover Rowan County Sheriff’s Office operation.Rowan Sheriff's Office
LANDIS – An escaped prison inmate was captured near Landis shortly after noon Wednesday, according to the N.C. Department of Public Safety.Landis
CONCORD - A Cabarrus County Schools bus was involved in a traffic accident with a work truck at the intersection of Weddington Road and George Liles Parkway Wednesday afternoon, April 27.Cabarrus County Schools, Concord Police
KANNAPOLIS — Kannapolis City Council approved a project that could lead to $33 million worth of new construction in downtown Kannapolis.Downtown Kannapolis, Dfi
CONCORD Mrs. Rachel Smith Christy, loving wife, mother, and friend, passed away, Sunday, April 24, 2016, at CHS NorthEast. She was born July 27, 1934, to the late Rachel Cline and Willie Lequeux Smith. Along with her husband, Steve, she owned and operated Christy's Nursery, a Concord land…
CONCORD, N.C. -- This week, Concord High School will hold a celebration of the life of former boys basketball coach Bo Brickels, who died at his home last Thursday night.Bo Brickels, Concord High School
KANNAPOLIS- Law enforcement officials arrested 23 suspected drug dealers as a result of an extensive undercover operation.Kannapolis Police, Drugs
CONCORD — Sydney Phillips was just 4 days old when her mother saw her suffer from her first seizure. Now, Sydney is 4 years old and her mother, Fancie Phillips, struggle…
KANNAPOLIS- Cooperative Christian Ministry has received a $100,000 Matching Gift Challenge from an anonymous donor to help keep its Mother’s and Children Housing Ministry (MaC) open.Cooperative Christian Ministry
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. - Concord High baseball player Sam Rodgers did his talking on the field Wednesday night against arch-rival A.L. Brown.Shane Brown, Empsy Thompson, Drew Yoos
CONCORD – Residents along Roberta Church Road want the planned speed limit of 55 miles per hour reduced 45 in the area where they were will be forced to make U-turns to cross the new section of George Liles Parkway.George W. Liles Parkway, Nc Dot
KANNAPOLIS – The A.L. Brown and Concord high school baseball teams will square off tonight in the fourth-annual Jonathan Foundation game, which is being played for the firs…Empsy Thompson, Shane Brown, Intimidators Stadium
CONCORD, N.C. – A Cabarrus County coaching legend has passed away.Bo Brickels, Scott Brewer, Kenyan Weaks
It was an emotional moment for Michael Anderson last week in Menlo Park, California, when he looked up and saw his name and logo on a large video screen in the middle of Facebook headquarters.Facebook, Mike Anderson
The newest ABC Spirits store, located at 9940 Poplar Tent , Concord, held its ribbon cutting on Wednesday, April 27 with local dignitaries in attendance. This is the sixth…
CONCORD — Concord City Council will be discussing the possibility of spending $425,000 to purchase property from Fifth Third Bank to help jumpstart the revitalization of Hotel Concord.
KANNAPOLIS- Three suspects wanted by the Kannapolis Police Department through its Operation Clean Sweep have turned themselves in and one is deceased. The department is still searching for eight others.Kannapolis Police, Drugs
CONCORD- Ernie Gross, 86, held a piece of bread in his hand as he spoke to the audience at Concord High School. He told them a piece of bread like that one was his lifeline when he was imprisoned in Dachau, one of the Nazi concentration camps in Germany during the Holocaust.Holocaust, Concord High School
HARRISBURG, N.C. – The Hickory Ridge High School softball team’s postgame demeanor Wednesday evening was calm, at least by most championship-celebration standards.Patrick Helm, Brittany Mast, Lindsey Powell
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MT. PLEASANT Stephanie Ann Mitchell, 51, passed away Saturday, April 23, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 25, at West Concord Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 12 to 2 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will take place in Cabarrus Memorial Gard…
CONCORD Gregory Matthew "Matt" Carpenter, 25, of Concord, died Sunday, April 24, 2016. A memorial gathering will be held Friday, April 29, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Frank Liske Park at 4001 Stough Rd., Concord, NC 28027. Hartsell Funeral Home is serving the Carpenter family.
KANNAPOLIS Timisha Lynn Adams, 54, of Kannapolis, passed away peacefully April 19, 2016 at Tucker Hospice House, surrounded by family and friends. Survivors include her husband, Frankie Adams of the home and her two dogs; one sister, Sharon Vaughn; and a number of nieces and nephews. A me…
KANNAPOLIS- Due to a significant shortage in revenue the Cooperative Christian Ministry is closing one of its three sheltering programs, eliminating 18 beds available to Cabarrus County’s homeless.
CONCORD — Concord City Council unanimously approved spending $425,000 to purchase property from Fifth Third Bank to help jump start the revitalization of Hotel Concord.Hotel Concord, Concord City Council, Fifth Third Bank
KANNAPOLIS — Kannapolis City Council has approved a 277 home development off of Kannapolis Parkway that will include a commercial section near Rogers Lake Road.
DAVIDSON Robert "Bo" Jentes Brickels, passed away, Friday, April 22, 2016 at his home in Davidson. Bo will be remembered as an inspirational teacher, coach, and mentor. He had a positive and upbeat sense of humor, and was sometimes quite an entertainer. He connected with everyone he met, …
CONCORD- Reid O’Brien, a senior at Concord High School, was one of five finalists in the 2016 NC Youth of the Year competition through Boys and Girls Clubs of North Carolina.
CONCORD — Volunteers gathered together Thursday night for the Habitat for…
CONCORD Mr. David Lee Fitts, 18, passed away Saturday, April 16, 2016. A funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 24, at Wilkinson Funeral Home Chapel, officiated by Danny Griffin. The family will receive friends from 2:30 to 4 p.m. prior to the service. David was born Aug. 24…
DENVER (AP) — Carlos Gonzalez has found the perfect "I'm sorry" present for the little girl he accidentally hit in the head when the Colorado Rockies right fielder crashed into the stands.Sports, Athlete Injuries, Professional Baseball, Athlete Health, Baseball, Men's Sports
CONCORD- North Carolina State Superintendent Dr. June Atkinson said one of the best parts of her job is visiting schools when she made a stop at Central Cabarrus High School on Tuesday after receiving an email from a teacher.
CONCORD, N.C. -- Services for former Concord High School boys basketball coach Bo Brickels will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Davidson College Presbyterian Church.Bo Brickels, Concord High School, Davidson College
CONCORD- “Everyday there are mothers and children in our city and the surrounding counties that have no shelter and no place to call home. They are living in their cars, sleeping on living room floors or staying in abusive situations because they have nowhere to go.”
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. -- Kannapolis police arrested 26 people Saturday and are looking for five more as part of a drug enforcement action by KPD’s Vice Narcotics Unit.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A day of protests and arrests around North Carolina's statehouse marked what's likely to be weeks of impassioned debate over a law limiting protections for LGBT people.General News, Protests And Demonstrations, Arrests, Gays And Lesbians, Government And Politics, State Legislature, Political And Civil Unrest, Law And Order, Crime, Human Rights And Civil Liberties, Social Issues, Social Affairs, Legislature, State Governments, Legislation, Gender Issues
CONCORD — A developer for a proposed self-storage facility at 590 Pitts S…
CONCORD Mr. Michael Zachary Brandt Weeks of Corban Avenue SE, passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at his home. A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday at Cabarrus Memorial Gardens, officiated by the Rev. Jim Hood. The family will receive friends from 1:30 p.m., Sunday, at Wi…
CONCORD- Charges against the Concord man who was accused of not returning a VHS copy of “Freddy Got Fingered” were dropped after a court appearance Wednesday, April 27.Concord Police
CONCORD- Carl A. Furr Elementary Principal Darin Roberts donned a sumo wrestler suit this week as a reward for his students who raised money for the JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) One Walk organization. Roberts pledged to wear the suit if students raised $5,000 to support th…
CONCORD Mr. Ronald Lee Bowlin, 27, passed away, Thursday, April 21, 2016. A funeral service will be held 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 26, at Wilkinson Funeral Home Chapel, officiated by the Rev. Randy Tucker. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m., prior to the service. Ronald was bor…
More than two dozen people were indicted on drug charges and involving 12 meth labs, one of which was located at a store in Concord Mills, according to a State Bureau of Investigation press release.Crime, Drugs, Rowan Sheriff's Office
KANNAPOLIS Mrs. Barbara Denise Lewis "Barbie" Cook, 53, of Kannapolis, died Wednesday, April 27, 2016. A memorial service is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Friday, April 29, at First Wesleyan Church. The family will receive friends after the service at the church. Lady's Funeral Home & Crem…
DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling nearly 202,000 pickup trucks, SUVs and cars in North America because the automatic transmissions can suddenly downshift to first gear.
KANNAPOLIS Richard Lee "Magoo" Bost, 57, of Kannapolis, went to be with the Lord on Monday, April 25, 2016 at his residence following a battle with cancer. He was born Jan. 12, 1959 in Cabarrus County, a son of the late Clyde Caldwell and Amylee Bonnie Wiles Bost. He was also preceded in …
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – It was fewer than five hours, but it was precious time, and Codi Miller-McIntyre was determined to enjoy every bit of it.Codi Miller-mcintyre, Cfa Academy, Acc Barnstorming Tour
A veterans group wants to put a memorial to Vietnam veterans at Vietnam Veterans Park off Oakwood Avenue.Vietnam Veterans Park, Cabarrus County Commissioners
KANNAPOLIS – A 31-year-old Kannapolis woman has been charged with child abuse after her two-year-old son was found wandering in the neighborhood.Child Abuse, Rowan Sheriff's Office
OCEAN ISLE Fred C. Barnhardt, 92, passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at SECU Hospice House of Brunswick County. He was a lifelong resident of the Rimer Community. Mr. Barnhardt was born July 16, 1923, in Cabarrus County to the late Floyd A. and Nellie Stiwalt Barnhardt. He was also pre…
Have an interest in serving on a city advisory board or commission? The City of Kannapolis is seeking members to serve on the Board of Adjustment, the Planning and Zoning Commission, the Community Development Commission, Parks and Recreation Commission and the Downtown Kannapolis, Inc. Co…