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State legislators to attend Feb. 26 Rowan-Cabarrus strategic conversation meeting

Feb. 23 – State Sen. Dan Barrett and state Reps. Larry Pittman, Linda Johnson, Carl Ford and Harry Warren will attend a strategic conversation meeting prior to the the next Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board of Trustees meeting on Feb. 26. The strategic conversation meeting will take place at 3 p.m. at the college’s North Campus […]

Kilted Buffalo’s “Zero K” race to raise money, not heart rates

Feb. 21 – If you don’t like running but do like beer and philanthropy, the Kilted Buffalo in Birkdale Village has a weekend event just for you. On Saturday, Feb. 24, the Kilted Buffalo will hold its “Zero K” race benefiting The Hope House Foundation. The Hope House, located in Huntersville, provides transitional housing and […]

Concord promotes from within, Payne is new City Manager

Lloyd Wm. Payne Jr. has been named Concord City Manager, after serving as Assistant City Manager since May of 2015. The City Council appointed Payne, who is the city’s eighth city manager. He replaces Brian Hiatt who retired after 19 years of service. “It is an honor to be selected by the Mayor and City […]


Mooresville Uncorked & Artsy tasting event tickets on sale March 8

Feb. 19 – Tickets for the next Uncorked & Artsy tasting event, a fundraiser sponsored by the Mooresville Downtown Commission, will go on sale March 8 at the commission’s web site Held each spring and fall, Uncorked & Artsy features wine and craft beer tastings at multiple downtown Mooresville businesses and additionally showcases regional […]

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Construction keeps building in Lake Norman, Cabarrus

By Dave Vieser. There’s plenty of optimism in the construction industry as 2018 gets under way with a bang. Construction will start on a number of significant projects and both real estate experts and economists say demand is strong​, although it’s down from the post-recession come-back years ​2012-2015. “2018 should be a peak year,” said […]

Kannapolis scientist wins federal grant for choline biomarker study

Feb. 16 – Kannapolis scientist Dr. Steven H. Zeisel has been awarded a $2.6 million, four-year grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to develop a panel of laboratory tests that assess a person’s choline status. Dr. Zeisel is director of the UNC Nutrition Research Institute at the North Carolina […]

Robbins named CEO of SpeakAbility, Inc.

Feb. 16 – Frances Gregory Robbins has been named CEO of SpeakAbility, Inc., a Mooresville company providing speech therapy services to children and young adults. Robbins has served as the company’s vice president since 2009.

Allegiant Air to add additional flights to Florida from Concord Regional

Feb. 15 – Lake Norman residents will soon have another low-fare flight option when planning a summer trip to the Florida panhandle. Beginning June 7, Allegiant Air will add twice-weekly flights to Destin-Fort Walton Beach, Florida for as low as $46 each way from Concord Regional Airport. “We are proud to be partnering with a […]

Catalyst Academy appoints new board member

Feb. 15 – ​The Catalyst Academy has appointed Deborah S. Bosley to its four-member Board of Directors. The Catalyst Academy, located in Huntersville, is a non-profit organization providing personal financial education and individual coaching to help develop financial literacy and economic self-sufficiency. Bosley, a professor emeritus of English at UNC Charlotte, is owner and principal […]

Concord art walk to feature exhibitions and live music Feb. 23

Feb. 15 – The Cabarrus Arts Council will host its Art Walk and artist’s reception Friday, Feb. 23 from 6 – 9 p.m. in downtown Concord. This free event features live music, refreshments, artist demonstrations. Tour the exhibition as dozens of artists sell their works and meet artist Gordon C. James. The Cabarrus Arts Council […]