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Heavenly Oats Concord based ministry to hold fundraiser

Add digital to current active Wed, Fri & Sun print subscription Buy Now Heavenly Oats Ministry, based in Concord, will be holding a fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 14, to raise funding in order to continue their support for families and individuals in the community who are grieving. Bonnie Beck, found

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2017-09-25 02:12:00

Have you seen this man? Police say he broke into a Concord business on Saturday

Police are investigating a break-in at a business at 870 Ella Street NW, the Concord Police Department said. The investigation began early Saturday morning, police said. Police released surveillance photos of a man in a white shirt with tattooed arms and asked for help identifying him. Police said t

CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-25 00:05:00

Bursting at the seams - Cabarrus high schools packed as growth continues

CONCORD- Many high schools in Cabarrus County are bursting at the seams according to the latest enrollment numbers. In the Cabarrus County Schools (CCS) district, discussion about overcrowding and schools nearing or exceeding capacity occurs at almost every board of education meeting. New schools ar

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2017-09-25 02:13:00

Woodmen help Salvation Army fight hunger

Woodmen Life volunteers from across the southeastern United States are joining together with The Salvation Army for a day of service to fight hunger The group sent hundreds of volunteers to The Salvation Army of Concord to working projects around the facility on Patterson Avenue. Concord Woodmen Lif

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2017-09-25 02:10:00

Landis man faces sex crime charges

A Landis man faces sex crimes charges after being arrested on Sunday night. Deputies with the Rowan Sheriff's Office arrested Jonathan Wade Hamrick, 32, in the 700 block of Dial Street in Landis late on Sunday. Hamrick is charged with one felony count of taking indecent liberties with children. Bond

WBTV - 2017-09-25 10:44:41

Woman struck, killed by Amtrak train, CMPD says

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A woman was struck and killed by a train Friday night at Old Concord and McLean roads, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said. Amtrak train 79 was traveling from New York to Charlotte. No injuries were reported onboard the train, Amtrak officials said. No further details have been relea

WSOC-TV - 2017-09-23 02:48:32

63-year-old woman killed by Amtrak train

A 63-year-old woman was struck and killed by a Amtrak passenger train lateFriday after she climbed out of a car to lift a crossing gate, which was in the down position and flashing red. The incident was reported shortly after 9 p.m. in the 1600 block of McLean Road near Old Concord Road. According

QCITYMETRO.COM - 2017-09-23 13:16:54

Blood drive raises awareness, research funds for childhood cancer

In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and in memory of one little boy who fought the disease, a blood drive will bring continued awareness to a disease that has touched so many lives. The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas and Prayers For Elijah Foundation team up to hose the Prayers For

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2017-09-24 11:30:00

1 dead in University area after being hit by train

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - A person was killed after being hit by a train in the University area, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. Around 9:00 p.m. CMPD officers responded to the intersection of Old Concord Rd. and Mclean Rd. where a person was reportedly hit by a train.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2017-09-23 04:42:00

High School Football: Week 6

There is an on-line petition asking Concord Police and Concord Mills to institute a 6 p.m. curfew for unsupervised teenagers at the mall. What do you think needs to be done? There is an on-line petition asking Concord Police and Concord Mills to institute a 6 p.m. curfew for unsupervised teenagers a

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 02:59:00

Woman killed after being struck by Amtrak train in University City area

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - According to officials, a woman has died after being struck by an Amtrak train in the University area of Charlotte Friday evening. At approximately 9:06 p.m., officers responded to Old Concord Road and Mclean Road to reports of an accident involving a train and a pedestrian. Medic

WCNC - 2017-09-23 02:18:40

Pitts School Road cuts ribbon on garden

CONCORD- Pitts School Road Elementary's new garden is officially open for student learning. The school held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its garden during a curriculum carnival on Thursday, Sept. 21. The garden is the result of a grant the school received from the N.C. State Extensions' Plants for

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 17:39:00

Town Crier community meetings Sept. 25-Oct. 1

Fourth Monday, Sept. 25 Salisbury Public Art Committee, 1:30 a.m. in the Gateway Building 1st floor conference room. Salisbury Elks Lodge bingo, 508 S. Main St., to raise funds for its charities. Early games 5 p.m., regular bingo 7 p.m. 704-798-8168. Salisbury-Rowan Board of Education, 5 p.m., 500

SALISBURY POST - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Gunman opens fire in Nashville church; 1 dead, 7 wounded

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A masked gunman invaded a Nashville church Sunday and opened fire, walking silently down the aisle as he shot unsuspecting congregants. At least one person was killed and seven others wounded, authorities said. An usher confronted the shooter, who apparently shot himself in t

WBT.COM - 2017-09-24 22:29:55

Gaston Jail inmate faces 18 new charges

A Gaston County Jail inmate now faces 18 new charges out of Mecklenburg County affecting people who lived in four different states. The Charlotte charges, dating back to 2016, come 11 months after Mount Holly Police charged Trey Alonzo Davis after an Oct. 24, 2016, standoff at Mount Holly Gun and Pa

GASTON GAZETTE - 2017-09-24 19:55:07

One shot in northwest Charlotte during armed robbery

A victim shot during a robbery Sunday morning suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police. The incident occurred at the 4800 block of Brookshire Blvd. The identity of the victim is uknown. A victim shot during a robbery Sunday morning suffered non-life-threat

WBTV - 2017-09-24 16:03:25

East Charlotte Families Facing Eviction Because of Apartment Renovations

CHARLOTTE, NC - Several families in East Charlotte are scrambling to find a new place to live. Residents at the Oakhurst Apartments, formerly known as Brittany Woods, say they were stunned to find eviction notices on their doors this week. "It's just horrible. It really is," says resident Charmaine

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2017-09-24 02:21:40

Latest from Wiley Cash tells the story of blood memory, weak men

I like to think of that moment a writer is struck with the idea of turning a real-life event into a fictional work. Intimidation? Exhilaration? One emotion after the other? Everything at once? Any writer would be comforted knowing there's a framework of facts on which to build. Yet think of the thou

CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-24 14:56:00

Gastonia man charged with drug crimes

A Gastonia man is in jail under $100,000 bond after police say he had a trafficking amount of drugs. Christopher Ray Harris, 41, of 3033 River Ridge Drive, was arrested Thursday afternoon on three heroin trafficking charges and one count of possessing the drug with the intent to manufacture, sell or

GASTON GAZETTE - 2017-09-22 12:21:26

Overturned car on 485, one hospitalized

Fire fighters responded to an overturned car Saturday morning, according to Matthews Fire Department. One person has been hospitalized for "potentially life threatening injuries." They have been transported to CMC. The accident occurred on 485 inner just before Providence Road. Drivers are asked

WBTV - 2017-09-23 16:47:41