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Duke University study begins drive-thru COVID-19 testing of participants

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — Some participants from the existing MURDOCK health study at the N.C. Research Campus are now being studied for COVID-19 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Kannapolis man wins with Lucky for Life lottery tickets

From the N.C. Education Lottery Mychael Patterson, of Kannapolis, was having breakfast when he learned his $2 Lucky for Life ticket beat odds of one ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Blotter: Kannapolis man arrested for felony counts of rape, indecent acts with children

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Kannapolis man was arrested on Saturday for felony counts of first degree statutory rape, statutory rape of a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

China Grove Y, Kannapolis open splash pads with limited capacity

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com The City of Kannapolis has officially opened its splash pad with limited capacity and regular cleanings, said Annette Privette Keller, director ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

More than 15,000 jobs supported in Rowan, Kannapolis from Paycheck Protection Program

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A total of 15,822 jobs were supported or retained during the COVID-19 pandemic as nearly 1,500 businesses in Rowan ... Read more

1 month ago by Natalie Anderson.

In towns like Landis, cutoff prohibition will hurt budgets

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com LANDIS — While Gov. Roy Cooper’s executive order to prohibit utility shut-offs was enacted in an effort to help North Carolinians, ... Read more

1 month ago by Natalie Anderson.

Cannon Ballers share disappointment of official word on no minor league games this year

KANNAPOLIS — Minor league baseball teams were advised Tuesday that Major League Baseball has decided not to provide players to their minor league affiliates to ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Sports.

Warren, Ford differ on $3.1 billion bond for education, road projects

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A bipartisan House bill that would give North Carolina the OK to borrow $3.1 billion in bonds for school ... Read more

2 months ago by Natalie Anderson.

Kannapolis City Council approves 2021 budget with no tax increase

KANNAPOLIS — The Kannapolis City Council approved the fiscal year 2021 budget on Monday evening. The budget is $80.5 million and includes no property tax ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Blotter: Kannapolis man arrested after allegedly strangling woman

SALISBURY — A Kannapolis man was arrested Friday for a felony charge of assault by strangulation after allegedly strangling a woman back in May. Montreal ... Read more

2 months ago by Natalie Anderson.

17-year-old arrested in Spencer after Kannapolis shooting

KANNAPOLIS — The Kannapolis Police Department has charged a second person after investigating a shooting on June 3 on Kennedy Avenue. One person who was ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Kannapolis designates CARES Act funding

News release from the city of Kannapolis The city of Kannapolis will receive $230,437 in federal funding as part of the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Blotter: Health care worker turns self in after ‘concerning bruises’ found on 12-year-old

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Stanly County woman and former employee at a health care facility in Cleveland turned herself in to the ... Read more

2 months ago by Natalie Anderson.

From 1929 to pandemic, grocery delivery comes full circle

By Ann Wayne For the Salisbury Post The year was 1929. Brothers-in-law Grady Ross and Ross Castor opened a grocery store called Ross and Castor ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Beverage co-packing company will bring 231 jobs, invest $68 million in Kannapolis

KANNAPOLIS— Gov. Roy Cooper on Tuesday announced Prime Beverage Group, a new contract beverage manufacturer, will create 231 new local jobs and invest $68 million ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Commissioners to hold special meeting for state coronavirus relief grant

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan County commissioners will discuss and potentially adopt plans for a state Coronavirus Relief Fund grant during a special-called, ... Read more

3 months ago by Natalie Anderson.

With no baseball, Cannon Ballers concentrate on ways to give back

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The first pitch for the Cannon Ballers at the new Atrium Health Ballpark was set for April 16. But ... Read more

3 months ago by Liz Moomey.

Pharmaceutical company looks to bring 388 jobs to northern Kannapolis, receives preliminary approval for tax incentives

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — County commissioners on Monday gave preliminary approval to a tax incentive request for “Project Lake,” which seeks to create ... Read more

3 months ago by Natalie Anderson.

County manager’s ‘tight, conservative’ budget would halt new construction for schools

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — On Monday, Rowan County Manager Aaron Church presented the Board of Commissioners a “conservative” 2020-21 budget that would halt ... Read more

3 months ago by Natalie Anderson.

Photos: Kannapolis baseball park opens to public

Even though baseball games aren’t yet being played be cause of the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Kannapolis has opened the new stadium built for ... Read more

3 months ago by Josh Bergeron.

Development in downtown Kannapolis continues on amid COVID-19 outbreak

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — COVID-19 isn’t stopping the city’s downtown redevelopment project. This week, the City of Kannapolis announced VIDA, a private mixed-use ... Read more

3 months ago by Liz Moomey.

Blotter: Man arrested for assaulting officers as another felony assault case is pending

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man was arrested on Saturday for two misdemeanor counts of assault on a government official/officer. Demaurea Grant, ... Read more

4 months ago by Natalie Anderson.

Biz Briefs: Paycheck Protection Program funds replenished

RALEIGH — Congress has approved $310 billion in additional funding for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), raising the total appropriated for the program to $659 ... Read more

4 months ago by Natalie Anderson.

County commissioners approve tax incentive request for industrial products distributor

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — County commissioners on Monday approved a tax incentive request for an industrial production distribution company seeking to expand and ... Read more

4 months ago by Natalie Anderson.

County commissioners to consider tax incentive request for industrial products distributor

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan County commissioners on Monday will consider a tax incentive request for an industrial products distribution company seeking to ... Read more

4 months ago by Natalie Anderson.

Kannapolis pizza restaurant damaged during nighttime fire

KANNAPOLIS — The Kannapolis Fire Department responded just after 9 p.m. Monday to structure fire at New York Pizza, 1401 N Cannon Blvd. Firefighters arrived ... Read more

4 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

County agrees to wait on projects that require significant new debt

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Meeting for the first time using a video conferencing application on Monday, Rowan County commissioners talked about delaying capital ... Read more

4 months ago by Natalie Anderson.

COVID-19 causing couples to postpone wedding parties for later dates

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — While 2020 will be a year many may not remember fondly, some couples will have a wedding anniversary they’re ... Read more

4 months ago by Natalie Anderson.

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