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Kannapolis’ Jiggy With the Piggy postponed

KANNAPOLIS –  The city’s annual Jiggy with the Piggy festival, which had been planned for April 29-May 3, has been canceled. The city of Kannapolis ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Dollar General stores setting aside time for senior shoppers

Dollar General Corporation plans to dedicate the first hour of each shopping day to senior shoppers, as well as amend store operating hours beginning today. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Rowan man charged with assaulting friend, hitting girlfriend with vehicle

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — A Rowan man faces assault and drug charges after he was accused of punching his friend in the face ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Kannapolis City Schools will have meal pickup, delivery for students during closure

KANNAPOLIS — There will be five pickup sites for and mobile delivery of student meals in the city while schools are closed for two weeks. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Additional local event cancellations or postponements

Below are additional event cancellations that are occurring in conjunction with health concerns about the coronavirus and COVID-19. • Rowan County government has announced that ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

UPDATE: Teen found. Authorities seek assistance in locating missing Kannapolis teen

UPDATE 1:30 p.m.: Bobby Ray Aderhold was located in China Grove by Rowan County Sheriff’s deputies, and is in good condition.  He has been removed ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Here’s how Rowan voted in state, national primary races

By Natalie Anderson and Liz Moomey news@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — In Tuesday’s primary election Rowan County’s results were similar to the state’s when local voters supported ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Kannapolis mayor appointed to new statewide committee

RALEIGH — Kannapolis Mayor Darrell Hinnant will serve on the new Advancing Municipal Leaders Advisory Committee of the North Carolina League of Municipalities (NCLM), tasked ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Duke University doubles office space at NC Research Campus in Kannapolis

KANNAPOLIS — As downtown development in the city continue to sprout, the Duke Clinical and Translational Science Institute at the North Carolina Research Campus is ... Read more

1 month ago by Natalie Anderson.

As city’s revitalization marches on, Old Armor celebrates grand opening

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — Old Armor Beer Company’s reception surprised the people behind it. In his wildest dreams, Co-owner Stefan Perrine said he ... Read more

1 month ago by Carl Blankenship.

Highway Patrol: China Grove woman killed following vehicle pursuit

KANNAPOLIS — A China Grove woman was killed Monday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash after a vehicle pursuit that began in Rowan County and ended ... Read more

2 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

‘A fantastic partnership’: Cannon Ballers will play in Atrium Health Ballpark

By Liz Moomey  liz.moomey@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS —The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers have teamed up with Atrium Health for a partnership and a naming of their downtown stadium: ... Read more

2 months ago by Liz Moomey.

Kannapolis Fire Department presents awards at annual banquet

KANNAPOLIS – The Kannapolis Fire Department recently held its annual Awards and Appreciation Banquet at the Laureate Center in Kannapolis. Over 200 fire department personnel, ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Kannapolis man charged in shooting death of A.L. Brown student makes court appearance

KANNAPOLIS — A Kannapolis man charged in the first-degree murder of A.L. Brown senior Kevon Antonio Cousar made his first court appearance Monday, just two ... Read more

2 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

Loose leaf collection ending in Kannapolis

KANNAPOLIS — Loose leaf collection will end for Zones 1-5 the week of Feb. 23 and will end for Zones 6-10 the week of March ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Kannapolis Citizens Fire Academy course coming up

KANNAPOLIS – The public can get a first-hand look at how the city of Kannapolis Fire Department trains and responds to the emergency needs of ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Kannapolis man faces assault charges after Friday stabbing

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com LANDIS — A Kannapolis man is expected to be charged with assault following a Friday night stabbing at a Landis home ... Read more

2 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

Former Kannapolis mayor, Bob Misenheimer, dies

KANNAPOLIS – Former Kannapolis Mayor Bob Misenheimer died Tuesday, Jan. 21, at the age of 88, after a period of failing health. Misenheimer joined the ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

A camaraderie: Old Armor Beer Company opens to give back to fellow veterans

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — As individuals, Kyle Lingafelt, Stefan Perrine and Richard Bradley wanted to make an impact supporting fellow veterans, so they ... Read more

2 months ago by Liz Moomey.

Business briefs: Standard Process lease at NC Research Campus extends to 2025

KANNAPOLIS —  Standard Process has entered into a five-year lease agreement with the David H. Murdock Research Institute for new lab space for the Standard ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

OK, Boomer: Cannon Ballers unveil mascot name

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS – Fans asked, and they got their answer on Wednesday. The name for the well-mustachioed mascot for the newly renamed ... Read more

2 months ago by Carl Blankenship.

Suspect sought in Kannapolis robbery possibly linked to another robbery

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — Rowan County Sheriff’s detectives are looking for a man believed to have robbed two Kannapolis convenience stores within days. ... Read more

2 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Kannapolis woman living in shed charged with drug possession

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — A Kannapolis woman who was found to be living in a shed now faces felony drug possession charges after ... Read more

2 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

Rowan Sheriff’s Office investigating Kannapolis Rushco robbery

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who robbed the Rushco convenience store in Kannapolis and ... Read more

3 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

10 to Watch 2020: Kannapolis Cannon Ballers

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — There’s now a countdown to April 16 for the city’s newly renamed minor league baseball team — the Cannon ... Read more

3 months ago by Liz Moomey.

Towel City Tire offering chance to win set of new tires

KANNAPOLIS — Towel City Tire, a family-owned business, is offering a chance for someone to win new tires in the upcoming year. All you have ... Read more

3 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

Christmas in Village Park brings visitors from near and far

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — Around the Christmas holiday, Nate Worthy typically plans something for his grandchildren to do while they are in town. ... Read more

3 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

Kannapolis Police Chief Woody Chavis receives Order of the Long Leaf Pine

KANNAPOLIS — Kannapolis Police Chief Woody Chavis has received the state of North Carolina’s highest honor – the Order of the Long Leaf Pine. The ... Read more

3 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

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