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Police chase in Rowan County leads to Concord arrest

A chase between law enforcement and a motorcycle in Rowan County ended in a Cabarrus County arrest. Around 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 15, units with the Rowan County Sheriff's Office attempted to stop a motorcycle on Hwy 152 near the Carson High School Entrance. A deputy had run the motorcycle tag through NC

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2017-11-16 18:00:00

City of Concord office closed; garbage services delayed

CONCORD - In observance of Thanksgiving, City of Concord offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24. Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday's garbage, recycling and bulky waste collection by Waste Pro will operate on a normal schedule next week. However, Thursday and Friday customers wi

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 18:53:00

Concord radio legend Robert D. Raiford dies at 89

CONCORD- Radio broadcaster Robert D. Raiford, who graduated from Concord High School, passed away Friday, Nov. 17 at the age of 89, according to news reports. Raiford served as "curmudgeon at large" on the "John Boy and Billy Show" which is syndicated to 57 radio stations across the nation and origi

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 21:22:00

In Search of Concord; He wants to visit them all

Add digital to current active Wed, Fri & Sun print subscription Buy Now Rob Morrison visited downtown Concord as part of his adventure to visit as many as possible. During his stop, he met with Concord Mayor Scott Padgett who gave him a license plate.Erin Kidd CONCORD- Rob Morrison's interest in hi

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 20:54:00

Around the world; Concord graduate has eye-opening experiences

CONCORD- Challenging, emotional, joyous and life-changing were just some of the ways Harmony Houston described the 11 months she spent backpacking around the world. The Concord High School graduate said participating in The World Race was the most challenging and rewarding thing she has ever done. S

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 15:19:00

Concord marks start of holiday season

Some people do Christmas in July. So why not do fireworks in November? Concord will kick off the holiday season this weekend with a tree lighting, fireworks and parade, drawing huge crowds and creating free, family fun. "So many other people do fireworks July 4th," local photographer Mike Anderson s

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2017-11-16 18:18:00

Concord man shot and killed; CPD searching for suspect

Add digital to your current Wednesday & Sunday Print Home Delivery (This is a request for digital to be added to your current print subscrption and 3 days for processing grace) The Concord Police Department posted this photo of the crime scene on its Twitter account about 6:30 a.m. today, Nov. 16. T

MOORESVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-16 12:19:00

Man shot, killed in backyard of Concord home ID'd

A man was shot and killed in Concord Thursday morning. According to Concord police. the shooting happened at a home in the 200 block of Academy Avenue. The Concord Police Department tweeted just after 6 a.m. that officers were investigating a shooting in the area. Officers found 27-year-old Sergio

WBTV - 2017-11-16 11:12:20

Community Rings in the Holiday Season with State College Tree Lighting

The holiday season has officially arrived in downtown State College. With help from Santa Claus and some friends, this year's Christmas tree at the Allen Street Gates was lit for the first time on Thursday, the culmination of a festive celebration on South Allen Street. Hundreds of community members

STATE COLLEGE - 2017-11-17 04:09:00

State College tree lighting festivities usher in holiday season

Out of the many children who hoped to have a chance to help Santa Claus light the holiday tree Thursday at the downtown State College annual tree lighting ceremony, Breccan Mitchell, 3, was the lucky winner. However, he almost missed out on the opportunity. After Santa rode in on an Alpha Fire Comp

CENTRE DAILY - 2017-11-17 05:44:00

State College Police Department releases an update on male stabbed outside Beta Sigma Beta over Homecoming weekend

State College Police responded to a report of a stabbing at the rear of Beta Sigma Beta fraternity house on Nov. 11 at approximately 1 a.m., according to State College Police. According to police, fraternity members approached people that were surrounding their car outside and a fight ensued. During

DIGITAL COLLEGIAN - 2017-11-16 21:04:00

State College police offering reward for help in case

It's not uncommon for police to request the public's help. Sometimes they need an anonymous tip to crack a case or for someone to come forward with information that will help identify a suspect. This time, in a rare step, State College police have decided to offer a monetary reward for the public's

CENTRE DAILY - 2017-11-16 18:25:00

State College Area Municipal Band to honor veterans at annual concert

The State College Area Municipal Band will kick off its new season on Sunday with its annual "Salute to Veterans" concert at Mount Nittany Middle School. The band will be joined by guest soloist Master Sgt. Michael Mergen, a trumpeter who plays with the Marine Band. As with every "Salute to Veterans

CENTRE DAILY - 2017-11-16 18:00:00

Local bands will rock The Bar to raise money for State College mom with brain tumor

The Bar - located in Boalsburg - has long been a special place for music lovers in Centre County. Yes, smoking is allowed in the The Bar, thanks to an exemption in the Pennsylvania smoking ban, but for all the negativity such a loophole might muster, The Bar is an exceedingly positive place. There

CENTRE DAILY - 2017-11-16 17:54:00

In State College, redistricting both binds and splits community

STATE COLLEGE -- State College, home of Penn State University, is something of an oddity: it's a highly developed and densely populated urban core, surrounded by suburban tracts, wrapped in a larger tapestry of rural townships, with their housing development, industrial development, farm field, moun

PENNLIVE.COM - 2017-11-16 11:04:37

State College Mayor Elizabeth Goreham reflects on time in office

When Mayor Elizabeth Goreham leaves office in January, she says she might take a month to eat bonbons and watch TV. After 20 years in public service - 12 serving on State College Borough Council and eight as mayor - she's earned a break. "I love being mayor, but I'm old and there is, it's true, you


Candidates for Safford Library director meet the public

SAFFORD - The old library building played host to five women, one of whom will take the library into the future. The city hosted at the annex building last week a meet and greet for candidates for the position of director for the Safford City-Graham County Public Library. The meet and greet was host

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2017-11-16 07:00:00

Gila Valley seniors raise $10k for trip

SAFFORD - High school seniors from Graham and Greenlee counties raised more than $10,000 for a combined senior trip, by selling raffle tickets for a cruise, tickets to an NFL game and American Express gift cards. On Tuesday, members of the Safford High School senior class joined with Safford Mayor J

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2017-11-17 07:00:00

Editorial: It wasn't social media's fault - it was ours

We should be embarrassed. Really, really embarrassed. Our behavior during the recent "cyberbullying" incident at Safford High School should cause many of us to hang our heads in shame. For those unaware, a girl at the school claimed to be cyberbullied by another student, with threats coming in via t


Welker named 15 under 40 Individual of the Year

SAFFORD - Celebrating those under the age of 40 making a difference in the Gila Valley was capped with the naming of the Individual of the Year. To no one's surprise, the inaugural 15 Under 40 Individual of the Year was Dustin Welker, the Planning and Community Development director for the City of S