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Friday Night Football in Cabarrus County - 10/30/09 04:16 PM
High school regular season football games are winding down. Pick a local school to cheer on this week. Cox Mill at Central Cabarrus at 7:30 p.m.Hickory Ridge at Concord High at 7:30 p.m.Mt Pleasant at Jay M. Robinson at 7:30 p.m.A. L. Brown at Northwest Cabarrus Good luck to all of the teams. Wrap up the regular season so you can concentrate on the playoffs! (2 comments)
Upcoming Concerts in the Charlotte Area - 10/28/09 09:33 AM
There is a lot of musical entertainment in the next week. Don't miss out on these entertaining performances. Friday, October 30Choose from Willie Nelson and the Charlotte Symphony Pops featuring Bernadette Peters Sunday, November 1Eric Benet Tuesday, November 3Bruce Springsteen For more information on any of these events, please visit www.teamhoneycutt.com and click the events calendar. (2 comments)
World of Outlaws World Finals - 10/28/09 09:29 AM
The third-annual World of Outlaws World Finals is scheduled for Nov. 5 - 7 at The Dirt Track @ Lowe's Motor Speedway. The three-day event brings together dirt track racing's two premier divisions - the World of Outlaws Late Model Series and the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series - to end their seasons and crown their champions. For more information, visit www.lowesmotorspeedway.com (3 comments)
November Events Around Town - 10/28/09 09:28 AM
There is lots to during the month of November in our area. The Carolina Renaissance Festival takes place on weekends through November 22 and has something for everyone. South Pacific will be at Belk Theater at various times November 10-15 and Neil Simon's Plaza Suite will be at CPCC's Halton Arena November 13-14 and 20-22. If you are looking for theater for the younger crowd, try Elmo's Green Thumb at Bojangles Coliseum November 12-15. And don't miss the annual Southern Chrismas Show from November 11-22. There is plenty more fun too. For additional information about any of these events plus lots more (0 comments)
Don't forget to Vote - 10/26/09 12:03 PM
Concord, NC city elections are being held Tuesday, November 3, 2009. You will be electing your mayor and city council. Take the time to vote. You may vote at your precinct on November 3rd or stop by the Cabarrus Board of Elections office and vote before then. Location for One Stop Voting: Cabarrus Board of Elections Office 53 Corban Ave S.E. 8:30 - 5:00 PM Monday through Friday and 8:30 - 1:00 PM Saturday October 31st. Make your vote count! (1 comments)
Oasis Shrine Circus - 10/21/09 11:00 AM
For one day only, the Oasis Shrine Circus will be at the Cabarrus Arena and Events Center in Concord, NC. Performances are at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 31. Make it a perfect day with a trip to the circus, a nap and then a night of Trick-or-Treating. Tickets are just $10 for adults. For more information, visit www.oasisshriners.org (1 comments)
Pumpkin Patch Visits - 10/21/09 10:56 AM
It is that time of year to find your pumpkin! There are lots of pumpkin patches in the area but I recommend a visit to Carrigan Farms in Mooresville. For just $8.50, you can take a hayride, visit the petting zoo, pick a pumpkin and have a cup of apple cider. It is a great tradition to start and is sure to become a family favorite year after year. For more information and directions to the farm, visit www.carriganfarms.com (1 comments)
Pending Sales are Up - 10/21/09 10:51 AM
Just a quick update on the latest information on pending sales from the National Association of Realtors. You will find a link to article below. As you can imagine there are many factors that are coming into play with the pending sales and whether they actually make it to closing or not. Appraisals have been an issue, buyer's credit as well as delayed closings with short sales where banks are slow to respond. http://www.realtor.org/press_room/news_releases/2009/10/streak_continues (1 comments)
Barbecue Festival in Lexington, NC - 10/21/09 10:44 AM
Make plans to attend the 26th annual Barbecue Festival in Lexington on Saturday, October 24, 2009. There is lots to do and more than 100,000 people are expected to attend. In addition to eating barbecue, there is entertainment throughout the day including Jim Quick & Coastline, Big Kenny, Eddie Miles, Chairmen of the Board and Band of Oz. The festival begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 6:00 p.m. and admission is free. For more information, visit http://www.barbecuefestival.com/home.html (0 comments)
House features living room and den, large open kitchen/breakfast area. Professionally installed irrigation system front and back. Nice deck & great level lot with mature trees & child's play set. Conveniently located to shopping, hwy 29 & schools. (0 comments)
Full brick ranch style home located on a very nice lot and convenient to town. House features 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, open kitchen/breakfast area and gorgeous tile work throughout. Brick outbuilding in rear is perfect for bonus/rec spot for watching tv or hanging out. Freshly painted-ready for you to move into.
Located minutes from the North Carolina Research Campus, this 4 bedroom/2.5 bath full brick 2 story home is immaculate and ready for occupancy. Custom built-in features throughout with granite countertops, tile backsplash, stainless steel appliances, great room with fireplace and vaulted ceilings. Spacious owner's suite on main floor featuring sitting area, fabulous bathroom and huge walk-in closet. Beautifully landscaped lot with irrigation system, privacy and 400' well. House is equipped with security system.
Building lots in Riverwalk - 10/21/09 10:18 AM
Looking for your dream lot to build your dream home? Look no further. Building lots available in Riverwalk and The Pointe at Riverwalk. Lots are priced from $39,900-$43,900 and range in size from 0.16 acres-0.18 acres. Lots are conveniently located off Pitts School Road in Concord near Hwy 29, I-85, schools and Concord Mills is just minutes away. Building plans must be approved but you may bring your own builder. (0 comments)
0.7446 acre lot in Town Creek Subdivision. One of the last remaining lots in subdivision so buy now if you want to build a home here. Coveniently located near downtown Concord, Concord Swim Club, schools, shopping, restaurants and highways. Neighborhood has minimal restrictions for homeowners. (0 comments)
Great starter home. Brick ranch in convenient location just minutes from the North Carolina Research Campus. House sits on a very nice lot with private back. Spacious rooms! This is a great price. Well below tax value. Sale of property must be approved by third parties. (0 comments)
Christmas Made in the South - 10/15/09 09:01 AM
Cabarrus Arena and Events Center presents Christmas Made in the South. This event has vendors of all kinds for you to jump start your holiday shopping. Find, home decor, holiday decorations, gourmet foods, clothing and much more. Admission is $6 for adults and children 12 and under are free. One hand stamp can be used all three days. October 23-25. Free parking. For more information, visit www.cabarrusarena.com (1 comments)
Harvest Home Tour to Benefit Community Free Clinic - 10/15/09 08:58 AM
Tour the home of Mike and Sherri Brandner located at 3565 Trinity Church Drive in Concord. All ticket proceeds benefit the Community Free Clinic. October 22-25. Thursday and Friday 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Saturday 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Sunday 1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. For more information, call 704-782-0650, ext. 226. (0 comments)
Mallard Creek BBQ - 10/15/09 08:57 AM
80th annual community event at Mallard Creek Presbyterian Church's Community House. After many year,s this annual event has become a tradition in North Carolina. Politicians come out to greet the attendees and enjoy the fellowship as well. Don't miss this fun day. 11400 Mallard Creek Road in Charlotte. For more information, visit www.mallardcreekbbq.com (0 comments)
6263 Chamar Circle in Kannapolis, NC - 10/15/09 08:52 AM
6263 Chamar CircleKannapolis, NC 28081Whispering Winds Subdivision3200-3900 square feet4 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths, 1 Half Bath$639,000
Immaculate full brick home on an acre lot with lots of privacy. Features include hardwoods, granite countertops, tile backsplash, 2 story entry and family room with fireplace and built-ins. Spacious owner's suite on the main level with fabulous bathroom. Media room equipped with wet bar. Screened porch, outdoor grill/kitchen, patio/firepit and playhouse with electricity and a/c. Each bedroom has it's own bath. 3 car side load garage. Great floor plan! Located just minutes to North Carolina Research Campus. (0 comments)
26556 Red Barn Trail - 10/15/09 08:43 AM
26556 Red Barn TrailLocust, NC 28097Earl Vaughn Subdivision1600-2000 square feet4 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths$244,900
Don't miss out on this amazing property in locust! This ranch floor plan featuring 4 bedrooms, 2 baths and sits on 1.67 acres, including creek & well maintained yard. This property has been updated to include stainless steel appliances, privacy, screens on sunroom area, water filtration system and tile on the bathroom floors. This property is in move-in condition! Very private setting. Seller offering job loss protection to eligible buyer! (1 comments)
7224 Three Sisters Lane in Concord, NC - 10/15/09 08:37 AM
7224 Three Sisters LaneConcord, NC 28027Jacobs Ridge Subdivision4500-5300 square feet5 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths, 1 Half Bath$1,450,000
Incredible home in Jacobs Ridge on 1.71 acre lot. Dual work stations in the gourmet kitchen, butler's pantry with beverage and wine cooler, covered porch and patio. Unfinished basement provides opportunity for second living quarters with separate entrance and garage. You will not be disappointed in this beautiful home. (1 comments)
Wolly Worm Festival in Banner Elk, NC - 10/15/09 08:30 AM
The 32nd annual Woolly Worm Festival will take place Saturday and Sunday October 17 and 18 at the Banner Elk Elementary School in downtown Banner Elk. Hours are Saturday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. and Sunday 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for kids 5-12. Kids are 5 are admitted free. There is lots to do at the festival. You have your usual vendors with crafts and food plus rides, a One Mile Fun Wun and a 5 Mile Woolly Worm Woad Wace and the big highlight of the event is the Woolly worm races. For more information, visit (1 comments)
Pineville Fall Fest - 10/15/09 08:21 AM
It is the time of year for fun fall festivals and the Pineville Fall Fest will not disappoint you. Friday, October 16 from 6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. and Saturday, October 17 from 10:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. The event is planned by the Pineville Parks and Recreation Department. There will be art, music, rides, games and lots of yummy food. For more information, visit www.pinevillenc.net (1 comments)
Ghost Tales in the Dark at Latta Plantation - 10/15/09 08:16 AM
Visit Latta Plantation in Charlotte the rest of this month for Ghost Tales in the Dark. Dates are October 16, 17, 23 and 24 and there are multiple times each evening. Tickets are $12 per person and this is not recommended for those under the age of 12. You will join staff and volunteers on a lantern tour of the plantation while hearing real ghost stories. Don't miss this creepy adventure! For more information, visit www.lattaplantation.org (0 comments)
Beauty and the Beast in Charlotte, NC - 10/14/09 04:05 PM
With rave reviews from critics and audiences alike, the Children's Theatre of Charlotte has added three additional performances of Disney's Beauty and the Beast. Many shows are already sold out but the added performances will give you the opportunity to get your tickets. There are still tickets available for the show Thursday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m. as well as added shows Sunday, October 18 at 6:00 p.m., Saturday, October 24 at 11:00 a.m. and Sunday, October 25 at 6:00 p.m. Don't miss this chance to be dazzled by Disney's Beauty and the Beast. For more information, visit www.ctcharlotte.org (0 comments)
Get Ready for the Cars! - 10/08/09 01:17 PM
Race fans are moving in. Fall race week events start this week at Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord. There is lots to do to keep fans busy. Wednesday, October 14-World of Outlaws at The Dirt Track at Lowe's Motor SpeedwayThursday, October 15-Bojangles' Pole Night at Lowe's Motor SpeedwayFriday, October 16-Dollar General 300 at Lowe's Motor SpeedwaySaturday, October 17-Nascar Banking 500 at Lowe's Motor Speedway For more information, visit www.lowesmotorspeedway.com (3 comments)
North Carolina is Popular! - 10/08/09 01:09 PM
North Carolina is one of the most appealing states in the country according to a recent poll. North Carolina tied with Arizona and Washington as the sixth most popular states in the nation when it comes to where people want to live. Coastal states tend to dominate the list as California (1), Florida (2) and Hawaii (3) rounded out the top three. The other most popular states were: 4-Texas 5-Colorado 9-Tennessee 10-Oregon 11-New York 12-South Carolina and Massachusetts 14-Georgia 15-Montana Just another great reason to live in North Carolina.
Friday Night Football in Cabarrus County - 10/08/09 01:01 PM
Another good Football Friday night is upon us. With less than a month remaining in regular season play, teams are holding on and playing tough for a chance at the playoffs. This week's schedule follows: Concord High at Central Cabarrus at 7:30 p.m.Cox Mill at A.L. Brown at 7:30 p.m.Hickory Ridge at Mt. Pleasant at 7:30 p.m.Jay M. Robinson at Northwest Cabarrus at 7:30 p.m. Don't miss out on one of these great games this week. (0 comments)
North Carolina State Fair - 10/08/09 12:45 PM
The North Carolina State Fair is just around the corner. This year's fair will run from October 15-25. Admission to the fair is $7 for adults and $2 for children 6-12 at the gate. Children 5 and under are fee. Discount tickets can be purchased in advance online. There is lots of entertainment scheduled throughout the fair including Kellie Pickler, The Temptations and Anoop Desai. There is plenty to do for everyone in North Carolina. Visit http://www.ncstatefair.org/2009/index.htm for information about everything that is going on.
Latin American Festival - 10/08/09 12:38 PM
The 19th annual Latin American Festival will take place Sunday, October 11 from noon to 7:00 p.m. at Symphony Park in Charlotte. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for kids. The festival features nationally and internationally known musicians as well as local musical talent. There will also be authentic Latin American food as well as arts and crafts available. For more information, visit http://www.festivallatinoamericano.org/home.html (1 comments)
Folklife Festival and Craft Show at Historic Latta Plantation - 10/08/09 12:33 PM
October 10-11 from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Bring the family out to enjoy fall on the plantation. Shop with local arts and craftsmen, listen to live music, enjoy a hot meal from the food vendor, participate in children's activities and more! Free with regular admission ($6 for adults, $5 for seniors (62+) and students, ages 5 and under free). RAIN OR SHINE! For more information, visit http://www.lattaplantation.org/ (1 comments)
2009 CIAO, ITALIA! Festival - 10/08/09 12:28 PM
Visit uptown Charlotte Saturday, October 10 for lots of fun at the 2009 CIAO, ITALIA! Festival brought to you by the Christopher Columbus Italian Club of Charlotte. The festival will take place from 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. at the Wachovia Plaza Atrium in uptown. Admission if $3 for adults and children 12 and under are free. The event features non-stop entertainment including performances by the Opera Carolina Chorus, the Northwest School of the Arts Chamber Group, Italian singing sensation Franco Corso from San Remo, Italy, Italian dancers and the always entertaining international pizza toss champions as seen on The Food Network! Cultural artifacts (2 comments)
Renaissance Festival - 10/08/09 12:22 PM
The Annual Carolina Renaissance Festival begins Saturday, October 10 and runs weekends through Sunday, November 22. Hours are Saturdays and Sunday from 10:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. The Renaissance Festival is a 16th century European style art and entertainment festival combining outdoor theater, circus entertainment, arts and crafts marketplace, a jousting tournament, a feast fit for royalty, and much much more. Tickets are $19 for adults and $8 for children 5-12. Children under 5 are free. You can purchase discount tickets at Harris Teeter and parking is free courtesy of Harris Teeter. There are many special events scheduled for the festival so check (1 comments)
A Christmas Carol Train Tour in Spencer, NC - 10/08/09 12:14 PM
Visit the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer, NC October 9-10 for Disney's A Christmas Carol Train Tour. Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime attraction for guests of all ages. You can go behind the scenes and look at the magic and cutting edge technology of the upcoming movie "Disney's A Christmas Carol" starring Jim Carrey. This event is totally free. See a sneak peek of the film in the 3D theatre Get a behind the scenes look at the making of the movie See Charles Dickens artifacts Morph your face into characters from the movie Visit www.christmascaroltraintour.com for more information. (0 comments)
Nice ranch located on almost an acre with privacy, mature trees and foliage. House has been renovated and features large kitchen and updated bathrooms. Two outside buildings. Glassed back porch. Just minutes from North Carolina Research Campus. One year home warranty provided. (0 comments)
Ritz-Carlton opens in Charlotte - 10/02/09 08:48 AM
Despite the tough economic times we are facing, the Carolinas first Ritz-Carlton opened this week in Center City Charlotte. Will the hotel be as successful as it would had it opened a few years ago? Maybe not. But the 146 room hotel will probably get by. Rooms start at around $249 a night, which is reasonable if it means you can do business in the city without rental car and taxi expenses. Sure, there are plenty of hotels in Center City Charlotte but the Ritz has the name that a lot of travelers are looking for. The hotel is hoping for (3 comments)
Disney on Ice at Time Warner Cable Arena - 10/02/09 08:26 AM
Don't miss Disney on Ice October 8-11 at Time Warner Cable Arena. It's one colossal party on ice, with everyone's favorite Disney friends! Fans will enjoy a winter wonderland with Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, a Halloween haunt with the Disney Villains, a Very Merry Unbirthday Party, a Royal Ball with the Disney Princesses and more in a magical medley of holidays, celebrations and festivals from around the globe. Disney On Ice presents Celebrations! introduces Tiana and Prince Naveen from Disney's The Princess and the Frog. Charlotte audiences will see Tiana, this newest Disney Princess, before the movie is even released! (1 comments)
Repticon Reptile and Exotic Animal Show - 10/02/09 08:17 AM
Thousands of reptiles and exotic animals from around the world. Wholesale prices on pets and pet products, live animal shows, education seminars, kids activities and more. Advance tickets can be purchases online at www.repticon.com. VIP tickets are $10, adults are $8 and children are $5. Parking fees may be charged. Cabarrus Arena and Events Center Saturday October 3 and Sunday, October 4 from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (1 comments)
Friday Night Football - 10/02/09 07:58 AM
This should be the first football Friday night with true football weather. Clear sky, cool, crisp air....bring on the hot chocolate. Pick one of these local games to enjoy tonight: Central Cabarrus at A.L. Brown at 7:30 p.m.Jay M. Robinson at Concord High at 7:30 p.m.Cox Mill at Hickory Ridge at 7:30 p.m.Mt. Pleasant at Northwest Cabarrus at 7:30 p.m. Have a great time (0 comments)
Great Grapes! Wine, Arts & Food Festival - 10/01/09 01:51 PM
Bring your friends and family and picnic blankets to Symphony Park in Charlotte and enjoy a day on the lawn listening to some of your favorite tunes while you enjoy tasting hundreds of your favorite wines from North Carolina. Or maybe you enjoy great food and the gourmet lifestyle.......then you'll really enjoy strolling the exhibits or taking in one of the wine and food seminars. It all awaits you at Great Grapes! on October 4th. Enjoy Hundreds of Wines, Over 50 Exhibits with Thousands of your fellow wine lovers! For more information, visit http://www.uncorkthefun.com/charlotte-north-carolina/site-info (0 comments)
Celebrate Midland Magic Festival - 10/01/09 01:48 PM
Looking for something fun to do this weekend? What about a visit to Midland for the Celebrate Midland Magic Festival. The festival will begin Saturday, October 3 at 10:00 a.m. and finish that night with fireworks at 9:00 p.m. On Sunday, the festival will run from noon-6:00 p.m. There will be rides, entertainment food and lots of fun. Wrist bands can be purchased each day and allow you to ride all you want for just $10. For more information, visit www.celebratemidlandmagic.com (0 comments)
Nice singlewide mobile home on huge lot. House features open kitchen/great room. Low Cabarrus county taxes. Large deck. Apple tree and pear tree in front. Private with open areas and trees. Priced well below tax value! (0 comments)
2700 Laugenour Place in Kannapolis, NC - 10/01/09 01:32 PM
2700 Laugenour PlaceKannapolis, NC 28081Tranquility Estates Subdivision4000-4700 square feet5 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths, 1 Half Bath$797,000
Quality craftsmanship beyond comparison! Located just minutes to the North Carolina Research Campus on 2.7 acres. Home is quality construction throughout and features 5 bedrooms/3.5 baths. Coffered ceilings with beadboard in great room with fireplace and built-ins and computer niche. Wonderful kitchen with sitting room and fireplace and large breakfast area. Separate guest quarters currently being used as pool house. Gorgous in-ground pool, dog lot, garden spot, screened porch, patio and so much more! Very private setting! (0 comments)
Beautiful wood lot perfect for your dream home. Gorgeous estate properties on both sides of land. Land percs for four bedroom home. Lots of privacy. Perfect location for even the most discriminating buyer. Great opportunity to build a home that is perfect for your lifestyle. Don't miss out on this great location. (0 comments)
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