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4 million lights, thousands of visitors and countless fun

CONCORD — When Charlotte Motor Speedway opened the gate for the 12th edition of Speedway Christmas presented by Continental Tire and Tire P… Read more

LATEST HEADLINES

Couple killed by speeding, impaired driver near Charlotte shopping center, police say

A Charlotte couple died when a speeding and impaired driver hit them as they pulled from a University City shopping center this week, police said. Luke and Restin Drawdy were killed in the wreck, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said. Luke Drawdy, 32, belonged to the Gay Men’s Chorus of Charlotte, the chorus posted on Facebook, saying it was “devastated” by the loss of the couple. “There was not a ... Read more

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New Harrisburg youth organization donates 1,100 pounds of food to local pantry

A new Harrisburg youth organization collected and donated 1,100 pounds of food to the local food pantry.  Read more

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App State comes down the mountain: University announces new campus in Hickory

Appalachian State University will open a campus in Hickory in the large building off U.S. 321 that once housed the headquarters of Corning Optical Communications. Read more

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Cabarrus Calendar

Friday, Nov. 26 Read more

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Friday Five: Moving dirt, piles of rock and automotive repair

We’re all over the place today. I guess I ate too much pastrami for Thanksgiving. Read more

Do the ‘rewards outweigh the risks’? More NC schools are dropping face mask mandate

A third of North Carolina school districts will not require face masks when students return to class from the Thanksgiving holiday break. At least 39 of North Carolina’s 115 school districts have voted to make face coverings optional, according to a database maintained by the N.C. School Boards Association. Most of the state’s public school students are in districts that still mandate masks, ... Read more

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4 million lights, thousands of visitors and countless fun

CONCORD — When Charlotte Motor Speedway opened the gate for the 12th edition of Speedway Christmas presented by Continental Tire and Tire P… Read more

SPORTS

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Victorious return: US women's soccer team beats Aussies 3-0

SYDNEY (AP) — After 21 years since last playing in Australia, the United States women's soccer team needed only 24 seconds to score against the Matildas on Saturday. Read more

Calgary faces Winnipeg on 4-game win streak

Winnipeg Jets (9-7-4, fourth in the Central) vs. Calgary Flames (12-3-5, first in the Pacific) Read more

Montreal plays Pittsburgh on 7-game road slide

Montreal Canadiens (5-15-2, seventh in the Atlantic) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (10-6-4, fourth in the Metropolitan) Read more

PHOTO GALLERIES

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Cabarrus County neighbors: Obituaries for November 27

Read through the obituaries published today in Independent Tribune. Read more

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Here are TikTok's best ways to use Thanksgiving leftovers

If you don’t want to eat Turkey sandwiches for the rest of your life, you need to come up with some creative ways to use your Thanksgiving … Read more

OPINION

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LETTER; Tell your representatives Medicaid expansion is needed

Health care is a number one priority, especially during this pandemic. Yet 12% of Rowan County residents, and 11% across the state, do not … Read more

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LETTER: Article mispresents how Canada’s forests are managed

Canada’s forest products sector and its workers strongly believe that we have a shared responsibility to protect our environment and fight … Read more

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