15 hrs ago
#hashtaghungry: Festival food for the win
It's the weekend of festivals. Here's your weekly list of filter-friendly, tweetable, social media-shareable foodie events in and around the city.
16 hrs ago
The Charlotte Observer
2 charged in Rowan, Iredell home break-ins
Jhmere Daniels, 25, of Kannapolis, was charged in connection with several residential break-ins in Iredell and Rowan counties, authorities said. Katerious Oakes, 26, of Concord, was charged in connection with several residential break-ins in Iredell and Rowan counties, authorities said.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
The Star Online
Along Route 74: Watch out for those 'killer hickory nuts'
And fourth, the moment after a trip to the dentist's office when the painkilling shot affected my eyelids staying open, a condition compounded by driving in a rainstorm with my windshield wipers barely functioning.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
2014 Carolina Nationals: Todd, Hagan, Enders-Stevens, Arana Jr. top first day
NHRA Top Fuel driver J.R. Todd has the provisional No. 1 in the category for the Pep Boys NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway in Concord, North Carolina.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Remembrances of 9/11 attacks held around Charlotte area 13 years later
Under flags flying at half-staff in Concord, there was a moment of silence for those who lost their lives in the attacks of 9/11. Remembrances of 9/11 attacks held around Charlotte area 13 years later Under flags flying at half-staff in Concord, there was a moment of silence for those who lost their lives in the attacks of 9/11.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Line looking for strong Countdown run in Pro Stock
For much of the 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season, Erica Enders-Stevens led the Pro Stock standings, the first woman to do so in the category. After skipping two races during the Western Swing late in the regular season, the door opened for Jason Line to jump back into the No.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Amazon to open distribution center near Concord airport
Mega-retailer Amazon plans to open a distribution center in Concord that will be its first in North Carolina. Multiple spec buildings throughout Cabarrus County are set to open in the coming months.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Heading to Charlotte for the 2014 NHRA Carolina Nationals? Check this out
The seventh annual Pep Boys NHRA Carolina Nationals, Friday through Sunday, September 12th through 14th at zMAX Dragway in Concord, North Carolina, is the first race of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series' 2014 Countdown to the Championship. The event uses only two of the track's four drag strips, and features all four of the Mello Yello Series categories - Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle - as well as the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and the NHRA Pro Mod Series.
The Charlotte Observer
Lincoln teen sought by state corrections officials
A Lincoln County teen in custody at a state corrections facility in Cabarrus County is missing, and state officials said the youth failed to return after a home visit Sunday. The missing teen, identified only as Levi M., was in custody at the Stonewall Jackson Youth Development Center near Concord, according to officials with the Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
2014 Pep Boys NHRA Carolina Nationals preview
The seventh annual Pep Boys NHRA Carolina Nationals is the first race of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series' 2014 Countdown to the Championship. The event takes place at zMAX Dragway in Concord, North Carolina, using only two of the track's four drag strips, Friday through Sunday, September 12th through 14th and features all four of the Mello Yello Series categories - Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle.
Live review: The Avett Brothers get intimate in a sold-out set at Edgefield
A handwritten sign on the piano read "Avett Nation," and while the Edgefield stage was a good 2,700 miles from the Avett Brothers' native Concord, N.C., the warm roar of the crowd seemed to make the band feel right at home. It was a diverse and lovable crowd at the McMenamins venue Saturday night, the second of two sold out Avett Brothers concerts this weekend.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
2014 NHRA: Qualifying Schedule Changed For NHRA Carolina Nationals
The National Hot Rod Association today announced a change to the qualifying schedule for next week's NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway in Concord, N.C. On Friday, Sept. 12, the first round of qualifying in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will begin at 12:45 p.m. with Pro Stock Motorcycle and Pro Stock, followed by Funny Car and Top Fuel qualifying at 1:30 p.m. The second qualifying session will begin at 3 p.m. for Pro Stock Motorcycle and Pro Stock, followed by Funny Car and Top Fuel at 3:30 p.m. On Saturday, Sept.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
CMPD: 3 arrested in connection to 14 store robberies
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police detectives arrested three men in connection to a series of cellphone store robberies and gaming business throughout the Charlotte area. Police arrested Travis Gill, Luquese Black and Kenneth Black for their involvement in 14 cases in Charlotte, Pineville and Concord from Aug. 7 to 26. Concord police said they caught the three men attempting to rob the Radio Shack on Concord Mills Boulevard Wednesday.
The Charlotte Observer
Poplar Tent Road to close; I-85 interchange opens Monday
State transportation officials will close Poplar Tent Road over Interstate 85 this weekend, to prepare for Monday morning's opening of a new diverging diamond interchange. The interchange is one of two being built as part of the $125.2 million widening project of I-85 and is among four under construction in the Charlotte area.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Rockstar Uproar Festival roars through Simpsonville
Godsmack 's very own drummer Shannon Larkin put it best, Rockstar Uproar is: " Kick ass bands , no attitudes backstage, great food, great parties and a general feeling that the fans are getting the best bang for their buck by every band laying it all out on the stage every night !" This year is the fifth installment of the annual Rockstar Energy ... (more)
Mon Sep 01, 2014
2014 U.S. Nationals: Four first-time Indy winners take Wallys
Richie Crampton , Alexis DeJoria , Shane Gray and Eddie Krawiec all collected the first Wallys of their careers at the prestigious Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis .
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Who went home tonight on Big Brother 16???
By a unanimous vote, Donny was evicted from the big Brother House and became the 4th member of the Jury.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Amore Artisan Gelato & Yogurt opens in Lower Paxton Township
The gelateria opened Aug. 20 at 4235 Union Deposit Road in The Point Shopping Center in Lower Paxton Twp.
All About Storage in Concord, NC, Collects Donations of School Supplies
All About Storage, a self-storage operator in Concord, N.C., is collecting donations of school supplies for R. Brown McAllister Elementary School to help students prepare for the new school year.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Jazmine Sullivan, "Stupid Girls"
Last month, during Essence Fest, NPR Music arranged to meet contemporary R&B star Jazmine Sullivan at the Clear-Vue barbershop, on South Rampart near Canal, for a "field recording" session.