Cabarrus Calendar | Local News

The Concord Duplicate Bridge face-to-face games through Concord Parks and Recreation at Hartsell Recreation Center, 60 Hartsell School Road, at noon. Cost is $5 per player. You must have a partner and provide proof of vaccination. Heavenly Hot Dogs at Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, 301 Mount Olivet Road, will be offered from 10 am … Read more

Letters to the Editor: June 23, 2022 | Opinion

TO THE EDITOR: The Cadyville Volunteer Fire Department put on its first ever fireworks show on June 11. This was in conjunction with our 54th Annual Field Day. This event was a tremendous success and definite crowd pleaser. First, we would like to thank our donors. Without these terrific donations this event would never have … Read more

Misty sun, incense and druids for the summer solstice at Stonehenge

SLIDESHOW – Crowds flock to this Megelithic monument ten miles north of Salisbury each year to watch the sun rise behind the site’s famous Heel Stone. The sun is long overdue, but when it appears, faces light up: clamor and arms rise among the thousand-year-old stones of the English prehistoric site of Stonehenge for the … Read more

Office Cats Laid Off as Companies Close

Zhaocai is out of a job. Two months away from the office and locked down at an unfamiliar apartment, he’s withdrawn into himself, becoming more suspicious of strangers. He spends much of the day sleeping, or keeping to himself quietly. At night, he gets into bed and mewls for attention. Zhaocai is part of a … Read more

ZZ Top rolling into Grand Island Wednesday on ‘Raw Whiskey Tour’ | Grand Island Local News

Jeff Bahr How would Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top describe the band’s journey since 1969, when the blues-rock trio was formed? “It’s been a fine ride across the board,” Gibbons wrote in an email to The Independent. “We got to hang out with people we follow and admire (BB King, Muddy Waters, Jimi Hendrix, the … Read more