A Career Day will be held at Fire Station #3 on Saturday, August 8, 2009 from 9:00 until 1:00 to provide citizens with information about Concord Fire and Life Safety as a career. The skills course will be open for a demonstration for those interested in taking this entry test.

Women and Minorities are encouraged to attend and apply.

For more information, contact Battalion Chief Roger Cline at 704-920-5535.


   The City of Concord cordially invites you to Opening Ceremony for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Plaza

The ceremony site is located on Cabarrus Ave near the traffic roundabout. Parking is available at the Evangel Worship Center on Cabarrus Ave.

Sunday, August 30, 2009 Ceremony starts promptly at 2:30 p.m.

For more information please contact Deborah Clark 704-920-5204

Funded by the City of Concord from a special distribution of revenues by the Concord Alcoholic Beverage Control Board



Team Concord representing all the co-workers in the City of Concord held a softball tournament for one of their co-workers with ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. These dedicated co-workers raiseed a total of $1,889.00 for Gary Pressley of the Electric Department! Team Concord would like to thank everyone that came out and participated in this weekends softball tournament. There are so many people that made the tournament work and we want to say thanks to each of you.

Congratulations to McGill Baptist who won the tournament this weekend. We also need to recognize Concord Fire Battalion #2 for the being the top finishing City of Concord team in the tournament.

Thanks again for the participation, the positive attitudes, and supporting Team Concord. Gary Pressley was unanimously voted as tournament MVP (Most Valuable Person).





What is National Night Out? National Night Out, sponsored by the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TOWN WATCH, is a national neighborhood crime and drug prevention event that occurs annually on the first Tuesday in August. It is celebrated in numerous cities, towns and villages in the United States. Over the past 26 years, This year will mark the 8th year of National Night Out celebration for the City of Concord. Fourteen of our neighborhoods hosted events in 2008. Here are some photos from this year’s event





Join us for movies and more on CD Lyons Ballfield at Les Myers Park on the fourth Friday of the summer months, June, July and August.

The outdoor movies have been edited for family viewing. Games and activities and inflatable amusements will begin on the ballfield at 7:30 p.m. The movie will begin at 8:45 p.m. Food and concessions will be available. Don't forget your chairs or blankets to sit on.

FREE to family and friends.

Friday, 8/28 - Wall-E


The following meetings are held at the Municipal Building at 26 Union St. South

8/13/2009 at 6:00 p.m. City Council Meeting

8/18/2009 at 6:00 p.m. Planning and Zoning

 8/20/2009 at 7:00 p.m. Historic Preservation

8/25/2009 at 6:00 p.m. Board of Adjustment




Ground Breaking Ceremony for the

New Rider Transit Center

August 13, 2009 at 4:30 p.m. 3600 South Ridge Ave, Concord, NC


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