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Rowan ends week with three COVID-19 deaths, 26 average daily cases

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan County ended the week with three additional COVID-19 deaths reported, 12% of total cases considered active and fewer ... Read more

6 months ago by Natalie Anderson.

‘Bring in the bass and treble’: How small development team is transforming downtown Kannapolis

KANNAPOLIS — It’s easy for Ken Lingafelt to feel like a conductor sometimes. He’s currently in the midst of one of the most extensive orchestrations ... Read more

7 months ago by Ben Stansell.

Biz Roundup: Chamber of Commerce announces speaker for Power in Partnership Program

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Chamber of Commerce announced that North Carolina Department of Transportation Secretary Eric Boyette will speak at this month’s Power in ... Read more

7 months ago by Ben Stansell.

Kannapolis seeking redevelopment proposals for site of old baseball stadium

KANNAPOLIS — While the new Atrium Health Ballpark has been a major point of Kannapolis’ downtown revitalization, the site of the city’s old baseball stadium ... Read more

7 months ago by Ben Stansell.

Cannon Mills’ whistle sounds again, brings nostalgia with it

SPENCER — The sound that for decades dictated daily life around Cannon Mills and its subsequent iterations whistled back to life Friday at the N.C. ... Read more

7 months ago by Josh Bergeron.

UPDATED: Outbreak at jail annex over; new cases emerge at Kannapolis facility

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — State data on Friday showed that a COVID-19 outbreak among three employees at the Rowan County Jail Annex is ... Read more

7 months ago by Natalie Anderson.

China Grove soap store sets sights on expansion into Kannapolis

KANNAPOLIS — The deal was almost done when COVID-19 began to impact the United States. After finding success at their China Grove location, Brent and ... Read more

7 months ago by Ben Stansell.

Kannapolis woman dies in traffic accident on Lane Street

KANNAPOLIS — A Kannapolis woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash this morning on Lane Street near Earley Street. The drivers of both vehicles were ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

Dr. Carson meets Officer Carson and both were ‘in right place at right time’

KANNAPOLIS — Last week, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Dr. Ben Carson and U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson visited Kannapolis to talk about ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Report.

Kannapolis pedestrian killed on North Cannon Boulevard

KANNAPOLIS — A 37-year-old man was killed Sunday after reportedly stepping in front of a vehicle. The Kannapolis Police Department responded at midnight Sunday to ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Report.

City of Kannapolis names new chief of police

KANNAPOLIS — Terry Spry has been named the Kannapolis Police Department’s new chief of police. Spry has been serving as interim chief since December 2019, ... Read more

8 months ago by Ben Stansell.

Beyond the call: local brewery to release beer to help veterans in need

KANNAPOLIS — Kyle Lingafelt remembers the first time he tasted a great craft beer. He was stationed in Langenfeld, Germany, for a training deployment with ... Read more

8 months ago by Ben Stansell.

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

9 months 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

9 months 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

9 months 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

9 months 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

10 months 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

10 months 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

10 months 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

10 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

10 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

10 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

10 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

10 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

10 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

10 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

11 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

11 months ago by Natalie Anderson.

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