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  • Salisbury Police Chief Responds to Complaints After NAACP Calls on Chief To Resign

    Salisbury Police Chief Responds to Complaints After NAACP Calls on Chief To Resign

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:53 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:53:19 GMT
    The Salisbury-Rowan NAACP held a press conference Tuesday to address accusations of excessive force and police misconduct within the Salisbury Police Department.
    The Salisbury-Rowan NAACP held a press conference Tuesday to address accusations of excessive force and police misconduct within the Salisbury Police Department.
  • Police Say Domestic Violence Calls Are Some of the Most Dangerous

    Police Say Domestic Violence Calls Are Some of the Most Dangerous

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-08-19 03:01:40 GMT
    Local police agencies say domestic violence calls are some of the most potentially dangerous situations they encounter. The Kannapolis Police Chief says about one out of every four calls his department responds to is domestic-related.
    Local police agencies say domestic violence calls are some of the most potentially dangerous situations they encounter. The Kannapolis Police Chief says about one out of every four calls his department responds to is domestic-related.
  • Harrisburg Town Councilman Brian Leepard Stepping Down

    Harrisburg Town Councilman Brian Leepard Stepping Down

    Monday, August 18 2014 10:49 AM EDT2014-08-18 14:49:08 GMT
    According to the Town of Harrisburg, Councilman Brian Leepard is resigning his position because he plans to move with his family to another part of Cabarrus County for a new opportunity.
    According to the Town of Harrisburg, Councilman Brian Leepard is resigning his position because he plans to move with his family to another part of Cabarrus County for a new opportunity.
  • Nation's Top Railroad Official Visits Harrisburg as Rail Construction Continues

    Nation's Top Railroad Official Visits Harrisburg as Rail Construction Continues

    Thursday, August 14 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-08-14 21:55:00 GMT
    The nation's top railway official visited Harrisburg Thursday afternoon to applaud progress being made on a rail project that will connect North Carolina's major cities.
    The nation's top railway official visited Harrisburg Thursday afternoon to applaud progress being made on a rail project that will connect North Carolina's major cities.
  • Concord Airport Director: Additional Airlines Express Interest in Airport

    Concord Airport Director: Additional Airlines Express Interest in Airport

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 11:27 AM EDT2014-08-13 15:27:56 GMT
    The director of the Concord Regional Airport says airport officials have had conversations with additional commercial airlines surrounding the possibility of them locating at the airport.
    The director of the Concord Regional Airport says airport officials have had conversations with additional commercial airlines surrounding the possibility of them locating at the airport.
  • UPDATE: Family Starts Petition To Save Shopping Center Slated to be Torn Down for I-85 Project

    UPDATE: Family Starts Petition To Save Shopping Center Slated to be Torn Down for I-85 Project

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 10:52 AM EDT2014-08-13 14:52:20 GMT
    A Concord family is about to lose a shopping center built by their immigrant father more than 20 years ago. Tower Plaza is slated to be torn down as part of the I-85 widening project and realignment of Kannapolis Highway.
    A Concord family is about to lose a shopping center built by their immigrant father more than 20 years ago. Tower Plaza is slated to be torn down as part of the I-85 widening project and realignment of Kannapolis Highway.
  • Teacher Assistant Positions for Schools on the Chopping Block after State Budget Cuts

    Teacher Assistant Positions for Schools on the Chopping Block after State Budget Cuts

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-08-12 22:21:45 GMT
    There will be fewer teacher assistants in some school districts throughout the Charlotte region because of state budget cuts. Some districts have used other funding mechanisms to offset the number of positions lost, while another district has had to dip into its savings to save teacher assistant jobs.
    There will be fewer teacher assistants in some school districts throughout the Charlotte region because of state budget cuts. Some districts have used other funding mechanisms to offset the number of positions lost, while another district has had to dip into its savings to save teacher assistant jobs.
  • Concord-Based Sanctioning Body of Dirt Track Racing Explains Rules

    Concord-Based Sanctioning Body of Dirt Track Racing Explains Rules

    Monday, August 11 2014 11:05 PM EDT2014-08-12 03:05:28 GMT
    A representative with the World Racing Group, an organization which makes and enforces the rules at many dirt tracks across the country, says their rules are clear cut. World Racing Group, which is based in Concord, did not sanction the event in New York Saturday night which involved a deadly wreck.
    A representative with the World Racing Group, an organization which makes and enforces the rules at many dirt tracks across the country, says their rules are clear cut. World Racing Group, which is based in Concord, did not sanction the event in New York Saturday night which involved a deadly wreck.
  • Harrisburg To Consider Annexation of Property for Potential Housing Development

    Harrisburg To Consider Annexation of Property for Potential Housing Development

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 8:31 PM EDT2014-08-07 00:31:12 GMT
    On Monday the Harrisburg Town Council will hold a public hearing on the annexation of a property on the Cabarrus-Mecklenburg County line.
    On Monday the Harrisburg Town Council will hold a public hearing on the annexation of a property on the Cabarrus-Mecklenburg County line.
  • Casey and Sandy Parsons Arraigned in Federal Court, Plead Not Guilty

    Casey and Sandy Parsons Arraigned in Federal Court, Plead Not Guilty

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 12:05 PM EDT2014-08-06 16:05:22 GMT
    Casey and Sandy Parsons, the adoptive parents of missing Rowan County teenager Erica Parsons, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to the federal fraud charges against them.
    Casey and Sandy Parsons, the adoptive parents of missing Rowan County teenager Erica Parsons, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to the federal fraud charges against them.
  • Rowan Co. Commission Votes To Ask For Loan To Pay Back Money Spent To Buy Mall

    Rowan Co. Commission Votes To Ask For Loan To Pay Back Money Spent To Buy Mall

    Monday, August 4 2014 11:04 PM EDT2014-08-05 03:04:30 GMT
    Rowan County commissioners voted Monday night to ask for a loan to pay back the money they already spent to buy the old Salisbury Mall, now known as the West End Plaza.
    Rowan County commissioners voted Monday night to ask for a loan to pay back the money they already spent to buy the old Salisbury Mall, now known as the West End Plaza.

  • Controversial Rowan Housing Authority Chairman Won't Reapply for Position

    Controversial Rowan Housing Authority Chairman Won't Reapply for Position

    Monday, August 4 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-08-05 02:54:21 GMT
    Rowan County sees no evidence of discrimination. However, Butner will not reapply for his position.
    Rowan County sees no evidence of discrimination. However, Butner will not reapply for his position.
  • UPDATE: Faith Road Detour Won't Start Until January

    UPDATE: Faith Road Detour Won't Start Until January

    Monday, August 4 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-08-04 16:59:44 GMT

    Faith Road project now postponed until January

    Faith Road project now postponed until January

  • Candlelight Vigil Held For Missing Rowan County Teenager Erica Parsons

    Candlelight Vigil Held For Missing Rowan County Teenager Erica Parsons

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:55 PM EDT2014-08-02 02:55:55 GMT
    A candlelight vigil was held Friday night in Granite Quarry for Rowan County missing teenager Erica Parsons. Erica was 13 years old when she was last seen by her adoptive family in late 2011.
    A candlelight vigil was held Friday night in Granite Quarry for Rowan County missing teenager Erica Parsons. Erica was 13 years old when she was last seen by her adoptive family in late 2011.
  • City of Kannapolis May Buy Some Downtown Properties

    City of Kannapolis May Buy Some Downtown Properties

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-07-31 22:39:44 GMT
    The city of Kannapolis is considering a plan to buy some buildings in downtown and create an attraction that would bring more people to the area.
    The city of Kannapolis is considering a plan to buy some buildings in downtown and create an attraction that would bring more people to the area.
  • Casey and Sandy Parsons Arrested, Charged with Federal Fraud

    Casey and Sandy Parsons Arrested, Charged with Federal Fraud

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:49 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:49:38 GMT
    Sandy and Casey Parsons, the adoptive parents of missing teenager Erica Parsons, were arrested in their home Wednesday morning on federal fraud charges. A 76-count criminal indictment was unsealed after FBI agents arrested the couple in Fayetteville, N.C.
    Sandy and Casey Parsons, the adoptive parents of missing teenager Erica Parsons, were arrested in their home Wednesday morning on federal fraud charges. A 76-count criminal indictment was unsealed after FBI agents arrested the couple in Fayetteville, N.C.
  • Rowan County Sheriff's Office Abruptly Cancels Parsons Press Conference

    Rowan County Sheriff's Office Abruptly Cancels Parsons Press Conference

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:33 PM EDT2014-07-30 02:33:44 GMT
    The Rowan County Sheriff's Office has abruptly canceled a press conference scheduled today to update the Erica Parsons case.
    The Rowan County Sheriff's Office has abruptly canceled a press conference scheduled today to update the Erica Parsons case.
  • Area Malls Battling Back Against NC's Loss of Tax Free Weekend

    Area Malls Battling Back Against NC's Loss of Tax Free Weekend

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-07-26 02:59:10 GMT
    Retailers in the Charlotte region are planning discounts to combat the loss of revenue after North Carolina’s elimination of the sales tax free weekend, which traditionally took place the first weekend in August.
    Retailers in the Charlotte region are planning discounts to combat the loss of revenue after North Carolina’s elimination of the sales tax free weekend, which traditionally took place the first weekend in August.
  • NAACP Held Meeting in East Spencer to Address Allegations of Hiring Discrimination, Police Misconduct

    NAACP Held Meeting in East Spencer to Address Allegations of Hiring Discrimination, Police Misconduct

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:44 PM EDT2014-07-25 02:44:50 GMT
    The NAACP is meeting with people living in East Spencer Thursday night about how to file complaints after the organization says residents have come to them with concerns of police brutality and discriminatory hiring practices within the town. The Rowan-Salisbury NAACP President says a lawyer is present at the meeting to provide information and answer questions.The meeting is not open to the public. The NAACP expects it will take at least a week to compile the information gathered at the meeti...
    The NAACP is meeting with people living in East Spencer Thursday night about how to file complaints after the organization says residents have come to them with concerns of police brutality and discriminatory hiring practices within the town. The Rowan-Salisbury NAACP President says a lawyer is present at the meeting to provide information and answer questions.The meeting is not open to the public. The NAACP expects it will take at least a week to compile the information gathered at the meeti...
  • Salisbury's Nightcrawlers Walk to End Violence

    Salisbury's Nightcrawlers Walk to End Violence

    Monday, July 14 2014 10:20 AM EDT2014-07-14 14:20:54 GMT
    Salisbury’s West End community is dealing with gang violence and crime activity, which is plaguing the area.“The Nightcrawlers” are a group of activists who are on a mission to change lives in the streets.
    Salisbury’s West End community is dealing with gang violence and crime activity, which is plaguing the area.“The Nightcrawlers” are a group of activists who are on a mission to change lives in the streets.
  • "Streamliners at Spencer" Railroad Event Rolls Into Rowan County

    "Streamliners at Spencer" Railroad Event Rolls Into Rowan County

    Thursday, May 29 2014 6:46 PM EDT2014-05-29 22:46:29 GMT
    Train enthusiasts from 41 states and 5 foreign countries are in Rowan County at the N.C. Transportation Museum’s first ever “Streamliners at Spencer” railroad event. Museum officials tell My Fox Carolinas 5,000 pre-sale tickets have already been purchased, and they expect more tickets sold throughout the event which started Thursday and ends Sunday.“Streamliners at Spencer” features 26 locomotives built in the 1930’s-1950’s. Participants can take pictures at the Museum’s turntable, ride train...
    Train enthusiasts from 41 states and 5 foreign countries are in Rowan County at the N.C. Transportation Museum’s first ever “Streamliners at Spencer” railroad event. Museum officials tell My Fox Carolinas 5,000 pre-sale tickets have already been purchased, and they expect more tickets sold throughout the event which started Thursday and ends Sunday.“Streamliners at Spencer” features 26 locomotives built in the 1930’s-1950’s. Participants can take pictures at the Museum’s turntable, ride train...
  • Memorial Week Carnival Struggling Financially, Future in Question

    Memorial Week Carnival Struggling Financially, Future in Question

    Tuesday, May 27 2014 11:19 PM EDT2014-05-28 03:19:05 GMT
    The annual J.C. Price Memorial Week events are underway in Salisbury, but organizers say the future of the events is uncertain partly because they have to pay so much money for security.
    The annual J.C. Price Memorial Week events are underway in Salisbury, but organizers say the future of the events is uncertain partly because they have to pay so much money for security.
  • West End Salisbury Residents Meeting with Police Over Crime Issues

    West End Salisbury Residents Meeting with Police Over Crime Issues

    Tuesday, May 27 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-05-27 20:45:49 GMT
    Tonight at 6 p.m. people living in Salisbury's West End will meet with police over concerns about crime in the community.
    Tonight at 6 p.m. people living in Salisbury's West End will meet with police over concerns about crime in the community.
  • Police: Hoax Device at Harrisburg Pool

    Police: Hoax Device at Harrisburg Pool

    Monday, May 26 2014 4:05 PM EDT2014-05-26 20:05:03 GMT
    The bomb squad in Harrisburg detonated a hoax device at the Rocky River Crossing Pool in Harrisburg. 18 people evacuated in Harrisburg are back home safe. The detonation caused no damage and the investigation is ongoing.
    The bomb squad in Harrisburg detonated a hoax device at the Rocky River Crossing Pool in Harrisburg. 18 people evacuated in Harrisburg are back home safe. The detonation caused no damage and the investigation is ongoing.
  • SEA LIFE Aquarium's Octopus Picks Coca-Cola 600 Winner

    SEA LIFE Aquarium's Octopus Picks Coca-Cola 600 Winner

    Friday, May 23 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-05-24 03:16:33 GMT
    The Giant Pacific octopus at SEALIFE Aquarium in Concord picked #99 Carl Edwards to win the Coca Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday.
    The Giant Pacific octopus at SEALIFE Aquarium in Concord picked #99 Carl Edwards to win the Coca Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday.
  • State Troopers Descend Upon Concord

    State Troopers Descend Upon Concord

    Friday, May 23 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-05-24 02:49:45 GMT
    State troopers in North Carolina bring in more troopers to work the Coca Cola 600 than any other annual event in the state. 160-170 troopers will be at the race track. The Charlotte Motor Speedway expects more than 100,000 fans for the race Sunday.
    State troopers in North Carolina bring in more troopers to work the Coca Cola 600 than any other annual event in the state. 160-170 troopers will be at the race track. The Charlotte Motor Speedway expects more than 100,000 fans for the race Sunday.
  • Police Chief Says Kannapolis Needs More Officers

    Police Chief Says Kannapolis Needs More Officers

    Thursday, May 22 2014 10:27 PM EDT2014-05-23 02:27:40 GMT
    Chief says based on a formula from the International Association of Police Chiefs, Kannapolis is short 30 officers.
    Chief says based on a formula from the International Association of Police Chiefs, Kannapolis is short 30 officers.
  • 9-11 Display Open to Public at Roush Fenway Racing Thursday Only

    9-11 Display Open to Public at Roush Fenway Racing Thursday Only

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-05-22 03:16:53 GMT
    Thursday only the public is invited to see a mobile display of artifacts and photos of the Terror Attacks on September 11, 2001. The hauler with the 9-11 exhibit is at Roush Fenway Racing in Concord. Tours of the exhibit are led by New York City firefighters that were on scene on 9-11.USMC Staff Sgt. Tom McRae was injured in Afghanistan in 2012. McRae lost his legs, his arm and sight in his right eye. He says it’s important for people to remember the sacrifices of 9-11 and the War on Terror. ...
    Thursday only the public is invited to see a mobile display of artifacts and photos of the Terror Attacks on September 11, 2001. The hauler with the 9-11 exhibit is at Roush Fenway Racing in Concord. Tours of the exhibit are led by New York City firefighters that were on scene on 9-11.USMC Staff Sgt. Tom McRae was injured in Afghanistan in 2012. McRae lost his legs, his arm and sight in his right eye. He says it’s important for people to remember the sacrifices of 9-11 and the War on Terror. ...
  • Fans Turnout for NASCAR Legends in Mooresville

    Fans Turnout for NASCAR Legends in Mooresville

    Sunday, May 18 2014 10:25 PM EDT2014-05-19 02:25:25 GMT
    NASCAR’s legends were in Mooresville today to sign autographs and meet with fans at Memory Lane Museum. Fans began lining up to meet the stars nearly six hours before the event began.
    NASCAR’s legends were in Mooresville today to sign autographs and meet with fans at Memory Lane Museum. Fans began lining up to meet the stars nearly six hours before the event began.
  • Races at Charlotte Motor Speedway Fuel Concord Businesses

    Races at Charlotte Motor Speedway Fuel Concord Businesses

    Sunday, May 18 2014 10:47 AM EDT2014-05-18 14:47:02 GMT
    Businesses near the Charlotte Motor Speedway get a surge in revenue during the May races. The Backing Up Classics Car Museum is next door to the speedway. Museum manager Lindsay Hartman said, “A lot of people are in town, staying here, the campgrounds, and they’re looking for something to do, something close by.”
    Businesses near the Charlotte Motor Speedway get a surge in revenue during the May races. The Backing Up Classics Car Museum is next door to the speedway. Museum manager Lindsay Hartman said, “A lot of people are in town, staying here, the campgrounds, and they’re looking for something to do, something close by.”
  • A View from the Penthouse of Winning All-Star Race Team

    A View from the Penthouse of Winning All-Star Race Team

    Sunday, May 18 2014 10:45 AM EDT2014-05-18 14:45:36 GMT
    The Charlotte Motor Speedway has dozens of condos overlooking the track. People pay big money for a view they get from the races only three times a year. There are plenty of places to party during the race, but few spots have a view like the one from the penthouse condo at The Charlotte Motor Speedway.
    The Charlotte Motor Speedway has dozens of condos overlooking the track. People pay big money for a view they get from the races only three times a year. There are plenty of places to party during the race, but few spots have a view like the one from the penthouse condo at The Charlotte Motor Speedway.
  • Man Sexually Assaults Real Estate Agent

    Man Sexually Assaults Real Estate Agent

    Wednesday, May 14 2014 10:05 PM EDT2014-05-15 02:05:34 GMT
    Salisbury Police say the man told the agent he was interested in buying a home. When she showed him the house, he assaulted her.
    Salisbury Police say the man told the agent he was interested in buying a home. When she showed him the house, he assaulted her.
  • Media Kart Racing Challenge One of Several 600 Festival Events for Public

    Media Kart Racing Challenge One of Several 600 Festival Events for Public

    Wednesday, May 14 2014 9:27 AM EDT2014-05-14 13:27:45 GMT
    The 600 Festival Association, an organization which helps promote the NASCAR races in May, has several different events throughout the region, including a Media Challenge to preview the Little 600 Race with NASCAR drivers next week. On Tuesday, media from around the Carolinas participated in a go kart race at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville.
    The 600 Festival Association, an organization which helps promote the NASCAR races in May, has several different events throughout the region, including a Media Challenge to preview the Little 600 Race with NASCAR drivers next week. On Tuesday, media from around the Carolinas participated in a go kart race at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville.
  • North Carolina's Auto Racing History Lives Here

    North Carolina's Auto Racing History Lives Here

    Monday, May 12 2014 10:46 PM EDT2014-05-13 02:46:04 GMT
    The North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame (NCARHOF) has been a Mooresville landmark for nearly 20 years. The museum houses cars and historical items from numerous racing series, all connected to North Carolina.
    The North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame (NCARHOF) has been a Mooresville landmark for nearly 20 years. The museum houses cars and historical items from numerous racing series, all connected to North Carolina.
  • Teacher Leaving North Carolina To Teach in South Carolina For Better Pay

    Teacher Leaving North Carolina To Teach in South Carolina For Better Pay

    Sunday, May 11 2014 12:13 AM EDT2014-05-11 04:13:49 GMT
    Mike Coon is a teacher, but he’s also a drummer in two bands. He has the extra jobs to supplement his teacher pay, but he says even that isn’t enough, so he’s leaving North Carolina for a teaching job in South Carolina.
    Mike Coon is a teacher, but he’s also a drummer in two bands. He has the extra jobs to supplement his teacher pay, but he says even that isn’t enough, so he’s leaving North Carolina for a teaching job in South Carolina.
  • DEVELOPING: Salisbury Police Find Live Grenade; Bomb Squad Responds

    Thursday, May 8 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-05-08 19:33:51 GMT
    Salisbury Police have found a live grenade on 429 North Lee Street (Beggars Bazaar).
    Salisbury Police have found a live grenade on 429 North Lee Street (Beggars Bazaar).
  • McCrory Honors Racing With Official Month

    McCrory Honors Racing With Official Month

    Thursday, May 1 2014 7:31 PM EDT2014-05-01 23:31:29 GMT
    North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory visited Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS) today to proclaim May “Motorsports Month” in North Carolina.
    North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory visited Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS) today to proclaim May “Motorsports Month” in North Carolina.
  • Cabarrus County Schools: "Concerning Tweets" Prompted Lockdown of High School

    Cabarrus County Schools: "Concerning Tweets" Prompted Lockdown of High School

    Thursday, May 1 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-05-01 22:06:37 GMT
    A spokesperson for Cabarrus County Schools tells My Fox Carolinas a lockdown at Jay M. Robinson High School Thursday afternoon was initiated because of some "concerning tweets" that came to the attention of the school.
    A spokesperson for Cabarrus County Schools tells My Fox Carolinas a lockdown at Jay M. Robinson High School Thursday afternoon was initiated because of some "concerning tweets" that came to the attention of the school.
  • Livingstone College has Fixed Fire Code Violations

    Livingstone College has Fixed Fire Code Violations

    Thursday, May 1 2014 5:11 PM EDT2014-05-01 21:11:17 GMT
    The Salisbury Fire Department has given the "all clear" to Livingstone College. The school has fixed all its fire code violations. In February and March, the Salisbury Fire Chief wrote letters to Livingstone College's Board of Trustees expressing concern about student safety on campus. The college racked up $63,152.66 in fines for fire code violations.
    The Salisbury Fire Department has given the "all clear" to Livingstone College. The school has fixed all its fire code violations. In February and March, the Salisbury Fire Chief wrote letters to Livingstone College's Board of Trustees expressing concern about student safety on campus. The college racked up $63,152.66 in fines for fire code violations.
  • Iconic Toy Train Maker Lionel Rolls Into Concord

    Iconic Toy Train Maker Lionel Rolls Into Concord

    Wednesday, April 30 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-05-01 02:37:22 GMT
    The 114-year old company already had operations in Cabarrus County, and the company president says they made the move to bring the home base to Concord because there was plenty of facility space, a good quality of life for employees, and a foundation already built with Lionel NASCAR Collectibles.
    The 114-year old company already had operations in Cabarrus County, and the company president says they made the move to bring the home base to Concord because there was plenty of facility space, a good quality of life for employees, and a foundation already built with Lionel NASCAR Collectibles.
  • "Drive to Live" Campaign Focuses on Distracted Teen Drivers in NC

    "Drive to Live" Campaign Focuses on Distracted Teen Drivers in NC

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:23 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:23:31 GMT
    The North Carolina Highway Patrol is focusing on distracted teen drivers this week in a campaign named "Drive to Live." On average, Trooper John Burgin says statewide in North Carolina, of the car wrecks that the Highway Patrol responds to, 100 teenagers are killed each year.
    The North Carolina Highway Patrol is focusing on distracted teen drivers this week in a campaign named "Drive to Live." On average, Trooper John Burgin says statewide in North Carolina, of the car wrecks that the Highway Patrol responds to, 100 teenagers are killed each year.
  • Community College Says Popular Program Needs Money

    Community College Says Popular Program Needs Money

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-03-20 03:03:12 GMT
    A spokesperson for Rowan Cabarrus Community College says the college's Board of Trustees is asking Cabarrus County commissioners to restore surplus funds previously set aside to relocate and renovate the school's Cosmetology program at a larger facility. The college says its Cosmetology program is very popular among students, and it has outgrown the current building at Cloverleaf Plaza.
    A spokesperson for Rowan Cabarrus Community College says the college's Board of Trustees is asking Cabarrus County commissioners to restore surplus funds previously set aside to relocate and renovate the school's Cosmetology program at a larger facility. The college says its Cosmetology program is very popular among students, and it has outgrown the current building at Cloverleaf Plaza.
  • No decision by Cabarrus County Commissioners on amount of school bond referendum

    No decision by Cabarrus County Commissioners on amount of school bond referendum

    Wednesday, March 12 2014 11:26 PM EDT2014-03-13 03:26:56 GMT
    Cabarrus County commissioners made no decision Wednesday after two school systems and a community college presented them with a list of school construction projects totaling more than $100 million. Commissioners have to decide how much of that money will come in the form of a bond referendum on the ballot for voters in November.
    Cabarrus County commissioners made no decision Wednesday after two school systems and a community college presented them with a list of school construction projects totaling more than $100 million. Commissioners have to decide how much of that money will come in the form of a bond referendum on the ballot for voters in November.
  • NCDOT announces road closures in Cabarrus County

    NCDOT announces road closures in Cabarrus County

    Friday, March 7 2014 12:01 PM EST2014-03-07 17:01:58 GMT
    The N.C. Department of Transportation has temporarily closed several roads in Cabarrus County flooded by rising waters.
    The N.C. Department of Transportation has temporarily closed several roads in Cabarrus County flooded by rising waters.
  • Firefighters tell how they rescued Kannapolis teen

    Firefighters tell how they rescued Kannapolis teen

    Thursday, March 6 2014 10:53 PM EST2014-03-07 03:53:25 GMT
    Kannapolis firefighters say the mud was like quicksand, around the ravine where a teen was trapped Wednesday night. Officials say 14 year old Za’Quan Clyburn was stuck in the mud up to his torso as he fought to keep from going under.
    Kannapolis firefighters say the mud was like quicksand, around the ravine where a teen was trapped Wednesday night. Officials say 14 year old Za’Quan Clyburn was stuck in the mud up to his torso as he fought to keep from going under.
  • Union County Board Of Education set to purchase mobile classrooms

    Union County Board Of Education set to purchase mobile classrooms

    Thursday, February 27 2014 10:46 PM EST2014-02-28 03:46:23 GMT
    The Union County Board of Commissioners approved agreements to immediately appropriate $3 million dollars to the Union County Board of Education.
    The Union County Board of Commissioners approved agreements to immediately appropriate $3 million dollars to the Union County Board of Education.
  • Scam Alert in Cabarrus County

    Scam Alert in Cabarrus County

    Thursday, February 27 2014 9:12 AM EST2014-02-27 14:12:31 GMT
    The Cabarrus County Sheriff's Office is warning residents about a phone scam that could cost people. There are reports that people are receiving phone calls threatening that they could be jailed if the don't pay a $700 fine over the phone.
    The Cabarrus County Sheriff's Office is warning residents about a phone scam that could cost people. There are reports that people are receiving phone calls threatening that they could be jailed if the don't pay a $700 fine over the phone.
  • Redistricting Talks Continue In Union County

    Redistricting Talks Continue In Union County

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 11:37 PM EST2014-02-26 04:37:08 GMT
    The Union County Public Schools Board of Education held a work session this evening. They discussed options other than redistricting to ease overcrowding in the school system.
    The Union County Public Schools Board of Education held a work session this evening. They discussed options other than redistricting to ease overcrowding in the school system.
  • Union County Holding Overcrowding Hearings

    Union County Holding Overcrowding Hearings

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 6:49 PM EST2014-02-25 23:49:48 GMT
    The Union County Board of Education is holding two public hearings on the options to be considered to address overcrowding in schools.
    The Union County Board of Education is holding two public hearings on the options to be considered to address overcrowding in schools.
  • Union County Bowlers Headed To Special Olympics

    Union County Bowlers Headed To Special Olympics

    Sunday, February 9 2014 11:02 PM EST2014-02-10 04:02:16 GMT
    Union County stands a little taller knowing they are sending the county's first ever Special Olympics bowling team to a national tournament.
    Union County stands a little taller knowing they are sending the county's first ever Special Olympics bowling team to a national tournament.
  • Union County Parents Up In Arms About School Re-Zoning

    Union County Parents Up In Arms About School Re-Zoning

    Wednesday, January 22 2014 10:02 PM EST2014-01-23 03:02:48 GMT
    Union County's plan to rezone school lines has drawn strong reaction from parents.
    Union County's plan to rezone school lines has drawn strong reaction from parents.
  • Kannapolis And Cornelius Cited For Traffic Safety

    Kannapolis And Cornelius Cited For Traffic Safety

    Thursday, December 19 2013 1:21 PM EST2013-12-19 18:21:02 GMT
    Kannapolis and Cornelius were among the 14 cities and towns given the Traffic Safety Community Awards.AAA Carolinas recently recognized two local cities for their efforts towards making their roads safer to drive.
    Kannapolis and Cornelius were among the 14 cities and towns given the Traffic Safety Community Awards.AAA Carolinas recently recognized two local cities for their efforts towards making their roads safer to drive.
  • Dog Shot In Rowan Co. Home Invasion

    Dog Shot In Rowan Co. Home Invasion

    Friday, June 6 2014 10:50 AM EDT2014-06-06 14:50:20 GMT
    Rowan police are searching for two men for a “home invasion” style robbery at 245 Mendenhall Road. Jalen Lamont Cook, 20, and Gabriel Jamar Brown, 23, reportedly broke into the victims’ house through the back door and shot the victim’s dog “Sasha.” Then one of the men held the three victims at gun point while the other stole several items from the house. Numerous shots were fired inside the house before the suspects then left. These suspects have been added to the Rowan County Sheriff's Off...
    Rowan police are searching for two men for a “home invasion” style robbery at 245 Mendenhall Road. Jalen Lamont Cook, 20, and Gabriel Jamar Brown, 23, reportedly broke into the victims’ house through the back door and shot the victim’s dog “Sasha.” Then one of the men held the three victims at gun point while the other stole several items from the house. Numerous shots were fired inside the house before the suspects then left. These suspects have been added to the Rowan County Sheriff's Off...
  • Sea Life Aquarium Opens In Concord

    Sea Life Aquarium Opens In Concord

    Thursday, February 20 2014 10:24 PM EST2014-02-21 03:24:42 GMT
    The Sea Life Aquarium at Concord Mills is now open for business. The first guests made their way through a maze of exhibits featuring stingrays, sharks and an octopus.
    The Sea Life Aquarium at Concord Mills is now open for business. The first guests made their way through a maze of exhibits featuring stingrays, sharks and an octopus.
  • City Of Concord Takes No Chances With Forcasted Winter Weather

    City Of Concord Takes No Chances With Forcasted Winter Weather

    Monday, January 27 2014 10:51 PM EST2014-01-28 03:51:39 GMT
    The City of Concord had crews spreading salt brine this afternoon on designated pavement routes in preparation for tomorrow’s forecasted wintery mix. Concord Transportation crews join the NCDOT in mobilizing resources in response to uncertain weather conditions. Salt brine application before a winter weather event is the most safe, efficient, and economical treatment for roadways. Less resources are required when taking this precautionary measure and road conditions are not as dangerous f...
    The City of Concord had crews spreading salt brine this afternoon on designated pavement routes in preparation for tomorrow’s forecasted wintery mix. Concord Transportation crews join the NCDOT in mobilizing resources in response to uncertain weather conditions. Salt brine application before a winter weather event is the most safe, efficient, and economical treatment for roadways. Less resources are required when taking this precautionary measure and road conditions are not as dangerous f...
  • City Of Concord Takes No Chances With Forcasted Winter Weather

    City Of Concord Takes No Chances With Forcasted Winter Weather

    Monday, January 27 2014 8:36 PM EST2014-01-28 01:36:39 GMT
    The City of Concord had crews spreading salt brine this afternoon on designated pavement routes in preparation for tomorrow’s forecasted wintery mix. Concord Transportation crews join the NCDOT in mobilizing resources in response to uncertain weather conditions. Salt brine application before a winter weather event is the most safe, efficient, and economical treatment for roadways. Less resources are required when taking this precautionary measure and road conditions are not as dangerous f...
    The City of Concord had crews spreading salt brine this afternoon on designated pavement routes in preparation for tomorrow’s forecasted wintery mix. Concord Transportation crews join the NCDOT in mobilizing resources in response to uncertain weather conditions. Salt brine application before a winter weather event is the most safe, efficient, and economical treatment for roadways. Less resources are required when taking this precautionary measure and road conditions are not as dangerous f...
  • Concord Airport Now Offers Commercial Flights

    Concord Airport Now Offers Commercial Flights

    Friday, December 20 2013 9:40 PM EST2013-12-21 02:40:26 GMT
    Concord Regional Airport opened its doors for the first time Friday to commercial passengers. In the past, Charlotte Douglas has been the only commercial airport in the Charlotte metro region.“Going to the Orlando area at such cheap fare I was like,” said passenger Patrese Hodge. “I can go home every other weekend. So, it was exciting to be able to go home for the holiday.”Allegiant Air is offering two flights in and two flights out of Concord each week. Orlando is the only destination now. T...
    Concord Regional Airport opened its doors for the first time Friday to commercial passengers. In the past, Charlotte Douglas has been the only commercial airport in the Charlotte metro region.“Going to the Orlando area at such cheap fare I was like,” said passenger Patrese Hodge. “I can go home every other weekend. So, it was exciting to be able to go home for the holiday.”Allegiant Air is offering two flights in and two flights out of Concord each week. Orlando is the only destination now. T...
  • Aquarium Adds To List Of Attractions Near Concord Mills

    Aquarium Adds To List Of Attractions Near Concord Mills

    Thursday, February 6 2014 10:01 PM EST2014-02-07 03:01:57 GMT
    Some new creatures were delivered to the SEALIFE Aquarium at Concord Mills Thursday. The aquarium is now home to six blacknose sharks brought in from the Florida Keys.
    Some new creatures were delivered to the SEALIFE Aquarium at Concord Mills Thursday. The aquarium is now home to six blacknose sharks brought in from the Florida Keys.
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