NCDOT Will Close A Section Of Wilshire Avenue In Cabarrus County For Bridge Replacement
The N.C. Department of Transportation will temporarily close a section of Wilshire Avenue in Concord at 8 a.m. Saturday, weather permitting. Crews will replace the bridge over Irish Buffalo Creek, requiring the road to remain closed through November 1.
Concord Mills adds Sea Life Charlotte-Concord to its brand of shopping
CONCORD – Concord Mills, the largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in North Carolina, has added Sea Life Charlotte-Concord to its roster of popular retail stores, plus family dining and entertainment options. Sea Life Charlotte-Concord will further solidify Concord Mills’ position as a leading attraction for local shoppers and visitors from across the U.S. and beyond, according to the shopping giant.
GRITS: The Musical returns to Wingate University this weekend
Wingate, N.C. – GRITS: The Musical (Girls Raised In The South) returns to The Batte Center at Wingate University this weekend. Based on southern stories in the book by Deborah Ford, Erica McGee, president of McGee Productions, wrote the script and songs for the musical. The musical premiered at Wingate University in 2008.
DENR staff working with utility at site of Dan River spill in Rockingham County
RALEIGH – Staff with the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources have been alerted to a spill of coal ash from a stormwater pipe into the Dan River in Eden and are on-site working with Duke Energy officials to control the spill to protect public health and the environment.
Wingate University Singers and Chamber Choir begin winter tour
Wingate, N.C. – The Wingate University Singers and Chamber Choir, under the direction of Dr. Kenney Potter, will be performing concerts around the state. They will perform sacred works from the 18th century as well as the 21st century. Additionally, they will be performing African-American spirituals and South African folk songs.
Town Creek Under the Stars will view Neptune and Mercury on Feb. 8
Mount Gilead – Town Creek Indian Mound will host Town Creek Under Stars on Saturday at 6 p.m. Participants will view Neptune and Mercury side-by-side in the western sky at sunset.
Charlotte man’s stop for soda leads to $100,000 win
RALEIGH – Vernard Jones stopped Monday morning to buy a soda at the Quick ‘N E-Z on West Trade Street in Charlotte. While there, he bought four Mega Bucks tickets for $5 each. As the Charlotte resident scratched off the second ticket, he found out he won big.
CBCC launches Pints for Pounds campaign
The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas (CBCC) has launched its fifth annual ‘Pints for Pounds’ campaign to support Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina. CBCC will donate seven pounds of food for every blood donation now through Feb. 28.
Crisco announces run for Congress
ASHEBORO — "I'm announcing that I will be a candidate for the Second District of the U.S. Congress."
With that, Asheboro industrialist Keith Crisco made it official Monday morning that he'll seek the seat now held by Republican Renee Ellmers.
Crisco, a Democrat, made the announcement before a crowd of local supporters at Asheboro Elastic Corp., the business he founded in downtown Asheboro.
Rocky Mount man starts 2014 with $1 million Powerball prize
RALEIGH – Rocky Mount resident James Mullins began 2014 by claiming a $1 million Powerball prize.
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