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Scammers targeting City of Concord utility customers

CONCORD – The City of Concord is once again alerting its residents, businesses and other customers to be vigilant against scams targeting utility customers. While utility scams are not new or unique to Concord, the tactics these criminals use frequently change and become increasingly sophisticated o

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2018-12-12 18:34:00

US Army Reserve Band to perform in Locust

A local military band is heading to Locust for an encore performance of sorts. The 208th Army Band, a United States Army Reserve Band stationed in Concord, performed at the 80th anniversary ceremony of the American Legion in Midland in September.

STANLY NEWS & PRESS - 2018-12-12 19:09:28

Police: 1 person killed in multi-vehicle crash in east Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - One person was killed in an early morning wreck Wednesday in east Charlotte, according to CMPD. The two-vehicle crash happened just before 5 a.m. on Eastway Drive at Central Avenue.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-12-12 10:31:00

$17 million spec building under construction in Kannapolis

KANNAPOLIS – A $17 million spec building is nearing completion in Kannapolis. The building is located on Kannapolis Parkway near Stewart-Haas Racing and the intersection of N.C. 73. It is also in close proximity to the new Kannapolis Amazon Distribution Facility.

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2018-12-11 18:57:00

Charlotte felt aftershocks of a 4.4 earthquake in east Tennessee, as did upstate SC

The U.S. Geological Survey says a 4.4 earthquake occurred early Wednesday in eastern Tennessee, and there are reports it was felt as far east as Charlotte and upstate South Carolina. … Click to Continue »

MSN.COM - 2018-12-12 12:06:23

School Closings And Delays Due To Winter Storm Impacts

The big winter storm that took over the WCCB viewing area is still causing several closings and delay. Here is a list of school closings for Wednesday, December 12th.

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-12-11 22:04:14

Schools to operate on two-hour delay Wednesday

The snow is melting and it's time to go back to school. Kannapolis City Schools and Cabarrus County Schools will both operate on a two-hour delay on Wednesday, Dec. 12. Cabarrus County Schools posted the following on its social media sites:

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2018-12-11 20:33:00

Terminally ill woman dies during power outage in winter storm

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Another life has been claimed in North Carolina after the winter storm brought snow, freezing rain, and ice across the state. In a morning press conference Monday, Governor Roy Cooper confirmed a woman living at home, on hospice care, died Sunday in Haywood County as the storm stru

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-12-11 16:19:00

Mom charged after 3-year-old tests positive for meth, officials say

YORK COUNTY, S.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - A York County woman was charged with child neglect after Sheriff's deputies say her toddler tested positive for meth, and was exposed to used needles.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-12-11 21:17:00

Unofficial snowfall totals Saturday and Sunday

This is a list of snowfall totals gathered by the National Weather Service and posted on Weather.Gov late Sunday evening. It shows location, amount, time and source. ...RABUN COUNTY... SKY VALLEY 8.0 1109 AM 12/09 SOCIAL MEDIA NORTH CAROLINA ...ALEXANDER COUNTY... TAYLORSVILLE 17.5 627 PM 12/09 SOCI

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2018-12-10 15:37:00

Town of Harrisburg adopts official flag

Harrisburg Town Council approved a resolution to adopt an official town flag Monday, Dec. 10. The flag’s design was submitted anonymously and selected by residents via online voting methods.

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2018-12-11 18:48:00

Update: Roads clearing but will refreeze overnight, no school

Road conditions in Concord are improving after this morning’s second wave of snow finished and temperatures exceeded 40 degrees. Crews have completed clearing designated bare pavement routes and continue clearing secondary and neighborhood collector streets. A winter weather advisory is in effect un

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2018-12-10 20:49:00

It Even Snows Inside at Snowland at Great Wolf Lodge, Concord

Are you looking for a magical, holiday weekend trip just under two hours from Greenville? Great Wolf Lodge in Concord should be at the top of your list. It’s an easy drive from Greenville, it’s a great destination for families with all ages from toddlers to teenagers, and your stay includes an indoo


WATCH: 'Fresh Principal' of Cabarrus Charter Academy says school is closed Monday

CONCORD, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - A North Carolina principal took to Facebook on Sunday to inform her students that school would be closed on Monday after Diego dumped a large amount of snow across the region.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-12-10 11:43:00

Florence gymnasts finish fifth at Crown of the Carolinas

CONCORD, N.C. – The city of Florence gymnastics team, Florence Gymnastics, competed recently at the Crown of the Carolinas competition. More than 1,500 gymnasts competed, some traveling from as far as Barbados.

SCNOW - 2018-12-10 01:11:00

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Former Spiders coach leads Hopewell to runaway victory in return to Concord

CONCORD – The Huntersville Hopewell entered Friday’s game unbeaten, and they left Rimer Gymnasium that way, as the Titans erupted for 49 points over the second and third periods and easily grabbed a 70-20 victory over Concord (1-4). The Class 4A Titans (3-0) are coached by Scott Parkin, who coached

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2018-12-08 12:35:00

Last Run Kannapolis events are this week

Hundreds of people have joined the City of Kannapolis this year for Run Kannapolis, and there are only two more chances to participate this year. Run Kannapolis is part of the City of Kannapolis’ Discover a Healthy Life brand and cosponsored by Atrium (Carolinas Healthcare System).

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2018-12-10 20:12:00

Ice and snow to continue as services shut down

Rain changed to light snow, sleet and freezing rain overnight Saturday into Sunday covering the ground and roads with snow and ice. Many businesses, churches and other organizations have cancelled or delayed Sunday activities. More precipitation is expected.

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2018-12-09 14:28:00

Schools closed Monday; roads remain hazardous

A winter storm warning remains in effect for Cabarrus County and much of Piedmont North Carolina through 2 p.m. Monday, and conditions remain hazardous. The National Weather Service issued this statement Sunday afternoon:

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2018-12-09 23:59:00

BOYS BASKETBALL: Trojans overcome slow start to beat Statesville

CONCORD -- It was an extremely slow start and a shaky ending, but the Northwest Cabarrus boys basketball team held on at home to beat Statesville, 67-58, on Friday night, thanks to powerful second- and third-quarter attacks.

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2018-12-08 11:21:00