Longstanding disagreements about content in school libraries often focus this year on books with LGBTQ themes.
Driving along North Carolina highways in the spring and summer can be a beautiful experience, thanks to the N.C. Department of Transportation’s highway wildflower program. Through the program, which began in 1985, NCDOT installs and maintains beds of wildflowers along roadsides in each of th…
Labor Law: Court will not dismiss case against employer for religious accommodations based on pronoun use
In February, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan refused to dismiss a federal lawsuit brought against an employer who allegedly declined to accommodate an employee who wouldn’t use a co-worker’s chosen pronouns due to a declared religious conflict.
The failures of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank — the second- and third-biggest financial institution collapses in U.S. history — have many people worried about their money.
Concord is an exceptional city. Two of our state’s biggest tourism hubs are the Charlotte Motor Speedway and Concord Mills. Our strengths are seen not just in big projects like Eli Lilly or the new parks but in many small businesses opening throughout the City.
CONCORD — Cabarrus County learned in February that it received a $1 million block grant allocation to help support mothers and families impacted by substance abuse.
GOLD HILL — John Earnhardt of Hendersonville is set to be the featured speaker as Gold Hill Village Historic Methodist Church kicks off a yearlong series of events to celebrate 175 years of ministry in the Gold Hill community.
A “larger-than-typical” black bear was found dead near Bladenboro, North Carolina, raising concerns as to what else might be roaming in the dark.
CONCORD — Cabarrus County Paramedic Kara Clarke has assumed a new role as Deputy Chief of Support Services for Cabarrus County Emergency Medical Services (EMS).
Stacker compiled a list of the best private high schools in North Carolina using 2023 rankings from Niche.
The government's response to the failure of two large banks has already involved hundreds of billions of dollars. So will ordinary Americans end up paying for it, one way or another? And what will the price tag be?
Jonathan Majors occasionally talks on the phone with his former acting teacher at UNC School of the Arts, Ashley Gates Jansen.
Profit from liquor sales at North Carolina’s government-run alcoholic beverage control stores has more than tripled in the past 10 years. There are few rules that guide how that money is spent, leaving governments to use the earnings as local leaders please.
Today we’re going to tell you about a hero among us and some other folks who have been doing good things.
CONCORD — Six years ago, City Council established the Barber-Scotia Community Task Force with the genuine hope that by working collaboratively with college leadership, alumni and the community, we could identify and implement a viable revitalization plan for the college. It was our hope then…
The N.C. House won't vote until next week on whether to accept significant Senate changes to its historic Medicaid expansion bill.
States had a big decision to make in 1933 when the U.S. ended Prohibition: How would liquor be sold?
KANNAPOLIS - The City of Kannapolis announced this year’s Jiggy concert performer will be Country Music artist Travis Denning.
Krispy Kreme Inc. said Wednesday it will not proceed with plans for a $5.8 million expansion of its Winston-Salem operations, which would have added up to 180 jobs.
SALISBURY — Craig Lamb, vice president of corporate and continuing education at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, has been named president of the National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers (NCATC), an Affiliated Council of the American Association of Community Colleges, which brings t…
CONCORD - The Krispy Kreme factory in Concord will soon close, causing 102 current workers to lose their jobs.
It was a frenetic weekend of nonstop briefings with regulators, lawmakers, administration officials and President Joe Biden himself about how to handle the demise of the nation's 16th-biggest bank.
The three-bedroom home that fell into the ocean on North Carolina’s Outer Banks created a debris trail 21 miles long, according to the National Park Service.
Redistricting litigation was ruled on just three months ago, when Democrats held a 4-3 seat advantage. The new 5-2 GOP majority allowed a rare “rehearing” of the case last month.
State liquor distribution system sends limited bourbons to large areas; ABC manager thinks it breaks state law
As a young man, Tom Papas bonded with his father over whiskey. When he visited, the pair shared drinks. Papas enjoyed bourbon while his father preferred scotch.
The Concord Police Department is seeking assistance in locating Yuvaya Deashate Morrisey. Summer Morrisey, the mother of Yuvaya, reported that Yuvaya voluntarily left their residence at 4130 Concord Pointe Lane on March 2. Summer Morrisey advised that Yuvaya has health concerns and takes med…
The below average temperatures will continue into the week of March 19. The weather brothers Joe and Sean say there's one more storm that has the potential for accumulating snow in the Mid-Atlantic. However, like much of this near snowless winter, all aspects will need to lineup for the snow…
Some people believe flocks of black birds hanging out in our yards mean warm weather is coming. Is this true? Nope, says our expert with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Birds do not predict the weather. But it is true that migration is underway for most birds in mid-March and April, and that likely accounts for the flocks. But migration is not tied to local weather conditions, she said. “There ...
The Salvation Army Women's will hold it General Meeting on Tuesday, March 28.
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South Carolina has joined an exclusive group, going wire-to-wire as No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 women’s basketball poll. They became the third school to be the top team in the poll for the entire season in back-to-back years. UConn and Louisiana Tech are the others.
The Big Ten Tournament is back in Chicago this year, and — judging by the regular season — it could be a wild week in the Windy City. Behind Purdue, a whopping nine schools finished with eight to 10 losses in Big Ten play.
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On Sunday, the singer/actress took to her account to express her excitement over becoming the platform's third-most followed celebrity.
Snoop Dogg is launching his very own premium coffee brand called INDOxyz.
Michael Boatwright, 28, Dedrick Williams, 26, and Trayvon Newsome, 24, were all found guilty of first-degree murder and armed robbery by a jury that deliberated a little more than seven days.
Content by Salem Tourism. For pickers and antiques aficionados, everything old is new again, and there’s certainly plenty of charming territory to explore in the welcoming town of Salem on the northwest outskirts of Roanoke, Virginia.
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