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Cabarrus Leads North Carolina in Digital Survey Ranking

CONCORD, N.C., July 11 -- Cabarrus County issued the following news release: On Thursday, the Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties released the 2014 Digital Counties Survey winners.

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Related Topix: Concord, NC

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Today’s traffic: Portion of N.C. 73 closed

A portion of heavily traveled N.C. 73 in Cabarrus County was closed at 6 a.m. Friday for four days of construction.

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Related Topix: Kannapolis, NC

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WSOCTV

2 arrested on drug charges following undercover operation

On Saturday, two Kannapolis residents were arrested on drug charges following an undercover investigation by the Rowan County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Kannapolis, NC, Rowan County, NC

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Cross-Charlotte bike trail is proposed to span to York County

The whirr of bike chains and snap of gear shifts should become more common sounds in parts of Charlotte in coming years.

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Related Topix: Charlotte, NC, Sugar Creek (Charlotte, NC), Pineville, NC, Mecklenburg County, NC

WBTV

Commissioners turn power back on to Lomax Farms

Power is back on at a Cabarrus County farm after commissioners changed their minds about cutting funding to the farm.

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WCNC-TV Charlotte

Kannapolis man booked on child rape charges

After a near-month-long investigation, warrants were issued for Christian Blake Arnette, 18, of Kannapolis for one first-degree statutory rape of a child younger than 13 and indecent liberties with a child.

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Related Topix: Kannapolis, NC

The Charlotte Observer

Today's traffic: Slow spots scattered in area

There are no major traffic problems in the Charlotte region at 7:15 a.m. Monday, but motorists are contending with a number of smaller-scale headaches.

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Related Topix: Charlotte, NC, Gastonia, NC, Unionville, NC, Indian Trail, NC

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Police target Charlotte-area gangs, arrest 20

A joint effort by local, state and federal law enforcement officials has led to the arrest of 20 people on a variety of firearms and drug charges, authorities say.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Mecklenburg County, NC, Concord, NC, Kannapolis, NC

Thu Jul 03, 2014

WSOCTV

DOT: Major Charlotte road projects at risk

North Carolina's Department of Transportation officials said major Charlotte area road projects are at risk.

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Related Topix: Rowan County, NC, Kannapolis, NC

Wed Jul 02, 2014

WBTV

Cabarrus budget cuts; Fiscal responsibility or vindictive?

A series of budget cuts passed in Cabarrus County have now resulted in seven full-time and four part-time jobs lost and several services, including parks, a wellness center, and the Economic Development Commission all defunded.

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Related Topix: United States Department of Agriculture, US News, Agriculture, Science

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Union County no longer the cheap place to live

When compared with surrounding counties, living in Union County doesn't look as cheap after their county leaders voted Monday for a 15.4-percent property tax rate increase.

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Related Topix: Union County, NC, Mecklenburg County, NC

Tue Jul 01, 2014

WSOCTV

20 people arrested in connection with 'Operation Summer Jam'

The North Carolina Department of Public Safety led a joint law enforcement operation in Cabarrus and Mecklenburg counties June 23-26 that resulted in the arrest of 20 people and the seizure of stolen firearms, cocaine, ecstasy, prescription pills, marijuana and money.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Mecklenburg County, NC, Marijuana

Fri Jun 27, 2014

WSOCTV

Family of woman killed in hit-and-run wants answers

It'll be a year this Sunday since a Cabarrus County woman was killed in a hit-and-run.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

WBTV

Charlotte man charged in drug trafficking ring across central NC

A Charlotte man was arrested on Wednesday after investigators say he was at the center of a large drug distribution ring in Rowan and Cabarrus counties.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Rowan County, NC

Sun Jun 22, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Miss Greater Sampson County is the new Miss NC

Beth Stovall won the pageant Saturday night in Raleigh. She will go on to the Miss America pageant in September.

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Related Topix: Sampson County, NC, Johnston County, NC

Fri Jun 20, 2014

WBTV

Concord man in critical condition after being shot twice by neighbor

A Cabarrus County man is behind bars after investigators say he shot his neighbor Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Concord, NC

Wed Jun 18, 2014

Independent Weekly

Coal ash hearing brings out praise and inquiry

It's unfortunate that it took 35,000 tons of coal ash being leaked into the Dan River to make environmental clean up a priority this session.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Asheville, NC, Union County, NC, Hendersonville, NC

Sun Jun 15, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Portions of 2 Cabarrus roads closed Monday

HARRISBURG Portions of two heavily used Cabarrus County roads in the Harrisburg area – Hickory Ridge and Stallings roads – will close Monday morning for a project lasting several months.

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Related Topix: Harrisburg, NC, Charlotte, NC

The Charlotte Observer

N.C. officials: 19 of 25 charter schools aren't yet ready for August opening

The N.C. Office of Charter Schools grouped schools into four categories based on their reports at the end of May. Here's where schools in the Charlotte area rank.

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Related Topix: Stem, NC, Education Etc., Harrisburg, NC, Mecklenburg County, NC

Fri Jun 13, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

After recent drug arrests, Rowan County still seeking third suspect

After two people were arrested on drug-related charges earlier this week, the Rowan County Sheriff's Office said it will continue to look for the third suspect they believe is involved with selling narcotics to undercover officers.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Rowan County, NC, Kannapolis, NC, Salisbury, NC

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