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In 2021, a 2.7-mile section was opened, extending out of Vietnam Veteran Park off Oakwood Avenue and Orphanage Road. It ends at Rogers Lake Road.

Obviously the Irish Buffalo Creek Greenway follows the creek. Concord has preliminary plans to complete the sections across the city in small phases. The latest grant will help.

Here are a few other relatively close projects that will receive funding in the latest round:

* $100,000 to construct a 2.75 mile segment of the Falcon Trail extending from an existing trail from Richfield Park to Richfield.

*$50,000 for construction of the Yadkin River Park Trailhead and Greenway Connector. This is the first step to provide a connection between Spencer and Salisbury and across the Wil-Cox Bridge to Davidson County.

For more information about the Thread Trail Implementation Grant program, visit www.carolinathreadtrail.org or contact Carolina Thread Trail Director Bret Baronak at 704-376-2556 ext. 216 or [email protected]

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Concord Parks and Recreation organized the cleanup of trash along McGill Avenue. #TeamConcord consisted of Rachael Marks, left to right, Taylor Morris, Tim Davis, Jenny Varney, Jason Pauling and Dave Buskey. Greg Haverlock is not pictured.


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Concord’s litter sweep this week. We haven’t heard much about it, but this week it’s Concord’s Winter 2022 Trash Sweep.

On Monday, the city of Concord Parks & Recreation organized a team that worked along McGill Avenue. #TeamConcord has mobilized to fight against waste.