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Cabarrus unemployment down almost 1 percent
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:14:28 -0700

Cabarrus County’s not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell almost 1 percent to 5.4 percent in from 6.3 percent in August, according to information provided by the North Carolina Department of Co

Gordon Food Service to build $58m distribution centre in North Carolina
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:59:59 -0700

Gordon Food Service is planning to invest nearly $58m to construct a new distribution centre in Kannapolis in the US state of North Carolina.

Judge strikes down NC gay marriage ban
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 18:58:27 -0700

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge in North Carolina struck down the state's gay marriage ban Friday, opening the way for the first same-sex weddings in the state to begin immediately. U.S. Distric

Food service firm plans center in Cabarrus County
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 15:56:39 -0700

A Michigan-based food service distributor says it plans to build a new distribution center in Cabarrus County which will bring 275 jobs to the county.

Food service company to build distribution center in Kannapolis, create 275 new jobs
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:47:49 -0700

Gordon Food Service is planning to build a new distribution center in Cabarrus County, and will be investing approximately $58 million over the next five years in Kannapolis.

Gay marriage is legal in North Carolina
Sat, 11 Oct 2014 09:57:12 -0700

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge in North Carolina struck down the state's gay marriage ban Friday, opening the way for the first same-sex weddings in the state to begin immediately. U.S. Distric

2 from Charlotte found dead in Cabarrus County
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 05:46:08 -0700

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Cabarrus County sheriff's deputies continue to investigate the deaths of a man and woman from Charlotte found dead in a car in some woods.

Prison guard charged with impersonating officer
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:18:58 -0700

Cabarrus County deputies said a Lanesboro prison guard pretended to be an officer, flashed a badge and pointed a gun at a driver after she cut him off. Paul Grundzinski, 35, is charged with impersonating an officer and assault by pointing a gun. Deputies said the incident started in Anson County, but after the woman pulled over on Sunrise Drive in Cabarrus County, Grudzinksi approached her car ...

Alternate routes to Charlotte Motor Speedway
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 12:07:20 -0700

The N.C. Department of Transportation is preparing for race events at Charlotte Motor Speedway that will generate increased traffic in northeast Mecklenburg County and southwest Cabarrus County Oct. 9-12. The heaviest traffic is expected on I-85, U.S. 29, N.C. 49 and Bruton Smith Boulevard. NCDOT in recent years has partnered with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, the Concord Police ...

Hudson, Adams best for Congress
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 14:32:23 -0700

Mel Watt is the only person ever elected to represent North Carolina’s 12th District in Congress. That changes next week when voters tap Democrat Alma Adams or Republican Vince Coakley to replace Watt, who left the seat after 21 years to join the Obama administration.