Cabarrus campaign stop

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Sen. John McCain was at the Cabarrus Arena & Events Center over the weekend rallying for his presidential campaign By Josh [email protected] John McCain evoked “Joe the Plumber” several times Saturday at the Cabarrus Arena as he framed himself as the candidate who would help small business owners and compared the policies of his presidential […]


Record numbers cast ballots on first day of One Stop voting

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By Josh [email protected] record number of voters lined up at the Cabarrus County Board of Elections Thursday to cast an early ballot in this year’s general election. A total of 1,135 voters chose their candidates in the first day of early voting. Many voters said a faltering economy and North Carolina’s new position as a […]


Research campus now open for business

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By Ben [email protected] North Carolina Research Campus is officially open for business. This proclamation, made by Castle & Cooke North Carolina president Lynne Scott Safrit, was like a starter’s pistol as researchers, educators, political leaders and David Murdock himself dedicated the Core Research Laboratory Monday. It was a pivotal day in the history of Kannapolis, […]


Officials: Cabarrus hotels fare well during races

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By Eric [email protected] overall track attendance may have taken a slight hit due to a shaky economy, tourism officials say Cabarrus County hotels fared well during last week’s Bank of America 500 festivities. Doug Stafford, of hotel development company Griffin Stafford, estimated Cabarrus County hotels maintained the desired 100 percent capacity over the three-day race […]


A focus on health

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HARVEST Festival focuses on creating, maintaing a healthy lifestyle By Jonathan E. [email protected] before the North Carolina Research Campus ushers in a new era of health initiatives, research and education with its official grand opening Monday, the site will play host to a wellness festival that organizers say will be unlike any that Cabarrus County […]