COMMUNITY NEWS

City of Concord to observe Veterans Day
Tuesday, November 5, 2019

CONCORD – In observance of Veterans Day, City of Concord offices will be closed on Monday, November 11.

The City of Concord joins the Boys & Girls Club of Cabarrus County and Cabarrus County Government in inviting the community to a special Veterans Day event at 11:00 a.m. on November 11 at the Boys & Girls Club facility, located at 247 Spring Street NW. Visit bgclubcab.org for more information.

Garbage, recycling, and bulky waste collection will operate on the normal schedule next week. However, all customers are asked to place yard waste at the curb by 6 a.m. on Tuesday, November 12. All yard waste will be collected by the end of the day Friday, November 15.

Customers are reminded that items set out after 6:00 a.m. may not be located and miss collection. Customers should consider placing items at the curb after 5:00 p.m. the night before, and can visit concordnc.gov/whatsmyday to verify their collection schedule.

Rider Transit will operate on the normal schedule on Monday, November 11.

City parks and greenways will be open on the normal schedule on November 11. However, the Academy, Hartsell, and Logan Recreation Centers will be open from 12:00 noon to 6:00 p.m.

Per the schedule established by City Council, the historic Gamewell Diaphone at Fire Station 1 will sound one blast at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, November 11 to honor all veterans.