11 hrs ago
Concord leaders want funding for $14M I-85 improvement project
New lanes on Interstate 85 have made it easier to get to exit 49, the main access point for Concord Mills and the Charlotte Motor Speedway.
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16 hrs ago
NC accuses bookkeeper helped Concord company by embezzling taxes
Barbara Butler, named in three arrest warrants obtained by the state Department of Revenue, was listed in those as Barbara Beard Butler and on Wake County arrest records as Barbara Jean Butler.
Wed Apr 23, 2014
New Bern picks company to create downtown signs
The New Bern Board of Aldermen accepted a $140,245.54 bid Tuesday night from Signs Etc.
The Charlotte Observer
Woman struck, killed by vehicle in Concord
A 62-year-old woman was struck and killed by a vehicle while trying to cross a street Tuesday night, Concord police say.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Trinity Capital to break ground on speculative industrial building in Concord
Trinity Capital Advisors plans to break ground this month on a 277,253-square-foot speculative industrial building on an 18-acre site at the corner of Poplar Tent Road and International Drive in Concord.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
When will canker worms go away?
CHARLOTTE, N.C. They're everywhere: All over the trees, hanging from the branches, landing in your hair and on your clothes.
Legendary Lionel toy train maker now based on Concord, growing
Local train geeks are going to love this one: Lionel, the 114-year-old toy train manufacturer is now based in Concord along with its new president.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Fitch Affirms Concord, NC's COPs & LOBs at 'AA'; Outlook Stable
The Rating Outlook is Stable. SECURITY The lease obligations, which include LOBs and COPs, are payable from installment payments in an amount equal to debt service to be made by the city, subject to annual appropriation.
63-Year-Old Woman Stabbed To Death In Concord
Deputies say Gwendalyn Reid of the Rimer area of Cabarrus County was found dead Wednesday morning after a neighbor called authorities.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Two construction projects approved for Concord, N.C., district
The Cabarrus County Board of Education approved the $15.5 million for the Mount Pleasant Middle School replacement and $16 million for a new elementary school in the northwest area of the county in capital outlay funding during its business meeting on Monday.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
NHRA points following the 2014 Four-Wide Nationals
Doug Kalitta , Robert Hight , Erica Enders-Stevens and Andrew Hines are the points leaders in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series following the 2014 NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway in Concord, North Carolina.
1 injured in Concord fire
A person was injured when a fire damaged a home in Concord Sunday night. A broke out at a home on McGill Avenue Northwest.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Charlotte celebrates the life of entertainer Arthur 'Guitar Boogie' Smith
The Avett Brothers sing "Amazing Grace" during a public memorial service for Arthur Smith at Calvary Church in Charlotte on Saturday.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
2014 NHRA Four-Wide Nationals qualifying: Capps tops after two rounds
NHRA Funny Car driver Ron Capps leads qualifying for the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway in Concord, North Carolina through two rounds on Friday.
Pedestrian struck, killed in Concord
A pedestrian has died following a Concord crash. It happened around 9:15 p.m. Thursday on Wilshire Avenue SW near Spring Street SW.
Philip Morris site sold, Concord mayor says
The former Philip Morris USA Manufacturing site in Cabarrus County has been sold to a company that may want to convert the site into a huge industrial park, Concord Mayor Scott Padgett says.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Man who sucked woman's toes at Lincolnton store given 60 days in jail
A Cabarrus County man admitted in a Lincoln County courtroom Thursday morning to sucking a woman's toes inside a local Wal-Mart store before a judge sentenced him to two months behind bars.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Tribek Properties development in Concord draws Chipotle, Panera Bread, Chick-fil-A
A Concord shopping center being redeveloped by Charlotte-based Tribek Properties Inc. has landed commitments from three national restaurant chains, according to the Independent Tribune.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
2014 NHRA Four-Wide Nationals preview
The fifth race of the 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule is one of the most unique events in motorsports : the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, held at the "Bellagio of drag strips," zMAX Dragway in Concord, North Carolina, Friday through Sunday, April 11th through 13th.
The Charlotte Observer
Freshman Concord congressman navigates path between conservatism, moderation
WASHINGTON U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson admits he was “naive” last fall to think he and other Republicans could pin down Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and force Democrats to scale back Obamacare in order to avert a government shutdown.