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Published Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Cabarrus County Schools was selected as one of four teams to participate in locally-sponsored NAF Future Ready Labs. This program is a collaboration between the National Academy Foundation (NAF), business partners, and academy and district representatives to offer students an internship experience with an innovative and comprehensive structure. Students read more


Published Tuesday, July 16, 2019

One of the most successful professional stock car racing teams in the world chose to set up its business in Concord over 30 years ago, in part, because of owner Rick Hendrick’s ties to the community. However, it has stayed and grown from one building to n

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Published Thursday, June 13, 2019
Kannapolis City Schools' Dr. Chip Buckwell was named the Superintendent of the Year for the Southwest region of North Carolina. Dr. Buckwell was honored for his excellence in increasing the district's business and community partnerships and expanding career opportunities for KCS students. Under Dr. Buckwell's leadership, KCS has expanded its career and read more


Published Wednesday, May 29, 2019

The colorful tiles in this photo were created by a renowned North Carolina artist and printed using dye-sublimation technology that is produced right here in Concord, NC by DNP Imagingcomm America Corporation.

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Published Friday, May 24, 2019
Yesterday, we proudly watched as 11 students from A.L. Brown High School signed their letters of intent with Wayne Brothers Companies. The 11 students were recognized during Kannapolis City Schools' Career Technical Education Signing Day after completing an apprenticeship program, which prepared them for careers in construction. We are thrilled to see the read more


Published Wednesday, May 22, 2019
The N.C. Food Innovation Lab (NCFIL) is set to open in the David H. Murdock Core Laboratory in Kannapolis, NC later this year. It will bring together the latest in food processing equipment, expert food scientists and partners from across the state to help food companies and entrepreneurs get their products to market quickly and effectively. The facility read more


Published Monday, May 20, 2019
Sustainability is at the core of everything S&D Coffee & Tea does. When the Concord-based company had a large quantity of empty coffee bean burlap sacks to get rid of, they opted for a more sustainable solution to keep them out of the landfill. The Elma C. Lomax Research and Education Farm in Concord was one of three organizations to receive a read more


Published Thursday, May 2, 2019

Hydromer, Inc., a New Jersey-based manufacturer, made an exciting announcement in April about their plans to move their operations to Concord, North Carolina this summer.

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