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Zippia says two local schools are among best small colleges in NC

June 28. Zippia, an online career planning resource, has named Cabarrus College of Health Sciences in Concord the No. 1 “Best Small College” in North Carolina. Ten schools made the list, including Davidson College which came in third. Data from the National Center for Education Statistics and College Scorecard data were used in creating the […]

RCCC named top digital community college for second year in a row

May 31. Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is one of the 2015-2016 top 10 digital community colleges, according to the Center for Digital Education. The CDE is a national research and advisory institute specializing in education technology trends, policy and funding. Rowan-Cabarrus was recognized for its work on mobile technology, smart classrooms and technology innovation. The college has used […]

Kannapolis awarded for communications

April 21. The City of Kannapolis was among 14 North Carolina governments to earn recognition in the Ninth North Carolina City and County Communicators’ (NC3C) Excellence in Communications Awards. The city won three first place awards and a second place award. The City of Kannapolis received first place in a marketing tools category for its 2016 […]

Free OT presentation at Cabarrus College of Health Sciences

April 21. Occupational therapy assistant students at Cabarrus College of Health Sciences will present information and pamphlets on the profession at a free presentation April 28. Topics include using adaptive equipment, reducing fall risk, strengthening your hands, technology in OT, and health and wellness promotion. Presenters will answer questions and engage the audience in discussion about the […]

Home Foreclosures – February 2016

Foreclosure actions have been started on the following properties. Items show the date foreclosure documents became public, owners, property address, lien holder, lien amount. After required notices are published, the property is sent to auction. The property then can be sold, not sold (examples: bankruptcy files or action dismissed without prejudice) or the sale postponed. […]

2016 Standard Mileage Rates Announced

Dec. 17.  The IRS is cutting the reimbursement rate for business mileage, from 57.5 cents in 2015 to 54 cents next year. Beginning on Jan. 1, 2016, the standard mileage rates for cars, vans, pickups, and panel trucks will be: 54 cents per mile for business miles driven, down from 57.5 cents for 2015 19 […]


MacLean Curtis moving plant from Cornelius to Mooresville

Nov. 20. The Curtis Screw plant, a mainstay in the Cornelius manufacturing scene for decades, will build a 97,000 square foot plant on 24 acres in Mooresville Business Park East. The new plant will be worth on the order of $30 million, and employ as many as 150 people full-time. The Cornelius plant, which is 33 years old, employs […]


NASCAR on track for change

By Dave Friedman. The economics of NASCAR are surprisingly simple, and by-and-large have remained intact for a long time. Unlike most other professional sports, for decades there has been no union, drivers work as independent contractors, and if you have the cash and car, you can race against the big boys. However, times are changing, and […]


Cabarrus County Fair!

Aug. 3. A tradition for six decades, the Cabarrus County Fair will be held at the Cabarrus Arena and Events Center, Sept. 11-19. Purchase discounted tickets and ride bracelets online at a reduced rate through Sept. 10. The tickets are available online at www.cabarruscountyfair.com or at the Arena Box office 704-920-3976. Advance adults admission tickets for ages 12-64 […]

Sim Frazier joins Cabarrus CVB

Sim Frazier is the new leisure sales manager at The Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau. He will promote and sell Cabarrus County as a destination for motor coaches as well as social, military, educational, religious and fraternal groups and car clubs. Frazier, who has a background in cellular phone sales and service,  is a graduate […]