Robinson principal to head Cox Mill when school opens in 2009

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By Justin [email protected] Smith will go from being principal at Jay M. Robinson High School to principal at Cox Mill High School, Cabarrus County Schools announced Friday afternoon. Smith will be responsible for preparing the school for its fall 2009 opening.  He now has the distinction of being new Superintendent Barry Shepherd’s first hire as […]


Epic developers to hold public forum Friday

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From staff reportsOfficials from ParkWest Stone, the developers of the proposed Epic mixed-use development, are scheduled to host a public forum Friday, March 28, at Harrisburg Town Hall. Representatives will be on hand from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. to talk with residents about concerns and help answer questions about the project. Epic officials held […]


Classic collectable to cutting edge

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Spring Food Lion AutoFair to bring a unique collection of cars to Lowe’s Motor Speedway By Jonathan E. [email protected] years past, the Food Lion AutoFair has been, by many accounts, one of the best automotive extravaganzas in the nation. With cars that are “green,” antiques pristine, and a super-sized category called “blastolene,” this year’s event […]


Lessons that grow on you

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Teachers plant knowledge, students plant tree as a way to celebrate Arbor Day By Jonathan E. [email protected] many students around the county celebrated Good Friday by preparing for the Easter weekend and the Spring Break that would follow, third graders at Harrisburg Elementary School held a much different celebration. Students gathered in front of the […]


Hopping good time at W.W. Flowe Park

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By Josh [email protected] was one of the first fair-weather spring days of the year Saturday during Concord Parks and Recreation’s seventh annual Bunny Bash, the city’s Easter celebration. With temperatures in the mid-70s, little cloud cover and a slow cool breeze wafting across W.W. Flowe Park, hundreds turned out for the games, Easter egg hunts […]


Heart attack at school points to need for defibrillator machines

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By Josh [email protected] Zimmerman thought she was suffering from a bad case of indigestion after handing out an in-class assignment to her seventh-period social studies class. The C.C. Griffin Middle School teacher doesn’t remember much of anything after that. “I remember handing out the assignment and then going back to my desk,” she said. “After […]