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April 20, 2021


Latest Kannapolis

Duke University launches kidney disease study in Kannapolis for people of African descent

KANNAPOLIS — Through her participation in COVID-19 research with the Duke Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), Connelia Houston learned about a new study in ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Kyle Seager drives in winning run in first game as Mariners split doubleheader with Orioles

By PATRICK STEVENS Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — Kannapolis native Kyle Seager’s RBI double in the eighth inning helped the SeattleMariners earn a 4-3 victory ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Sports.

Catawba baseball to play Belmont Abbey at Atrium Health Ballpark on April 19

KANNAPOLIS — After successfully hosting two college baseball games in March, Atrium Health Ballpark will host two more area colleges for spring match-ups in April, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

Swanee Theatre in downtown Kannapolis sold, set for second life as entertainment venue

KANNAPOLIS — A historic downtown venue will once again be an entertainment hub. The Kannapolis City Council on Monday night approved the sale of the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

UNC Charlotte, App State to play first game in new Kannapolis baseball stadium

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte will play Appalachian State University March 23 in the city of Kannapolis’ new baseball stadium, the schools announced ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Kannapolis man dies in moped crash

KANNAPOLIS — A 47-year-old man died Monday after his moped crashed into a parked vehicle on Franklin Avenue. Chadrick Solon Cochran, a Kannapolis resident, was ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Cannon Ballers set to open schedule May 4

KANNAPOLIS — The wait is almost over. The Cannon Ballers are scheduled to take the field on  May 4 to start their much-anticipated inaugural season ... Read more

2 months ago by Post Sports.

Duke University COVID-19 study in Kannapolis contributes data to wastewater surveillance

KANNAPOLIS — Data collected by Duke University researchers in Kannapolis is helping with a statewide study tracking the presence of coronavirus in what people flush ... Read more

2 months ago by Ben Stansell.

Kannapolis students back in class for the first time since December

KANNAPOLIS — Students returned to Kannapolis City Schools classrooms for the first time in about two months on Tuesday. The district did not hold classes ... Read more

2 months ago by Carl Blankenship.

Blotter: Woodleaf man charged with armed robbery, shooting at victims as they fled

By Natalie Anderson WOODLEAF — Kannapolis Police on Friday arrested a Rowan County man for first-degree burglary, armed robbery, shooting at people as they ... Read more

2 months ago by Natalie Anderson.

Dale Earnhardt’s death saved lives, forced changes

By Jenna Fryer, Mark Long  and Dan Gelston AP Sports Writers DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Ryan Newman was lying in bed one morning, his two ... Read more

2 months ago by Post Sports.

Jamie Bruckmann: A teacher and coach remembered

Jamie Bruckmann, a math teacher and tennis coach at A.L. Brown died from heart failure at age 46 on Oct. 19, 2020 Story by Zach ... Read more

3 months ago by Post Sports.

Iconic Holbrook’s building gets second life, being renovated to house local accounting firm

KANNAPOLIS — With sunlight drenching her back, DeAnna Ford looked around at the barren stone walls and the still-exposed metal studs and imagined what her ... Read more

3 months ago by Ben Stansell.

Love appointed captain of Presidents Cup team for 2022

By Doug Ferguson AP Golf Writer Davis Love III is going back to where he was born for a job he knows as well as ... Read more

3 months ago by Post Sports.

Kannapolis native Corey Seager agrees to $13.75 million deal with Dodgers

By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Corey Seager was among 112 players who agreed to one-year contracts Friday, leaving just 13 ... Read more

3 months ago by Post Sports.

Kannapolis resident Dorothy Schmidt Cole was oldest Marine when she died at 107

KANNAPOLIS (AP) — Dorothy Schmidt Cole, recognized last year as the oldest living U.S. Marine, has died at age 107. Beth Kluttz, Cole’s only child, ... Read more

3 months ago by News Service Report.

Two new sculptures installed in Kannapolis

The City of Kannapolis has added two sculptures to its public arts program. The 10-foot steel sculpture “Love” has been installed at the Kannapolis Train ... Read more

3 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Kannapolis can now borrow $11.7 million for water treatment plant repairs, new vehicle

KANNAPOLIS — The North Carolina Local Government Commission at its virtual meeting on Tuesday afternoon approved a finance agreement for the city of Kannapolis to ... Read more

3 months ago by Ben Stansell.

Volunteers bring meals in on classy wheels

By Ann C. Wayne For the Salisbury Post Stockings of Joy is an annual outreach event for Elder Orphan Care, a local nonprofit that ministers ... Read more

4 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Duke University researchers in Kannapolis continue to monitor 1,426 in coronavirus study

KANNAPOLIS — Duke University researchers based at the N.C. Research Campus for months have been observing 1,426 people as part of a study on COVID-19 ... Read more

4 months ago by Carl Blankenship.

Kannapolis City Schools to hold public hearing on construction equity policy

KANNAPOLIS — The Kannapolis City Schools Board of Education will hold a virtual hearing on Dec. 15 about requiring minority business participation in construction projects. ... Read more

5 months ago by Carl Blankenship.

‘Fireman’s chief’: Colleagues remember Barnhardt as passionate firefighter, family man

KANNAPOLIS — On Mother’s Day in 1999, Rick Barnhardt knew exactly what to do. Barnhardt, who retired this year as fire chief, was told there ... Read more

5 months ago by Carl Blankenship.

Blessing Box Installed at Kannapolis Fire Station 1

KANNAPOLIS – A Kannapolis fire station just got a new way to help the community The non-profit, 1CAN, has installed a Blessing Box at Fire ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Marshville woman dies after crash in Kannapolis involving FedEx truck

KANNAPOLIS — A Marshville woman was killed in a two-vehicle accident involving a FedEx truck Thursday afternoon. Stacy Riggins was traveling east on White Cedar ... Read more

5 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

Cabarrus Christmas celebration events begin Nov. 20

Events modified to comply with COVID restrictions KANNAPOLIS — The City of Kannapolis Christmas Celebration will look different this year. The Grinch (COVID) has impacted ... Read more

5 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

KCS using platform that allows people to directly support students

By Carl Blankenship KANNAPOLIS – Kannapolis City Schools is using a new tool aimed at supporting local students in need It could be anything ... Read more

5 months ago by Carl Blankenship.

From food truck to chophouse, local chef sees dream turn into reality

KANNAPOLIS — When Carlos Hernandez was 10 years old, his mother gave him some advice: learn how to cook. Since Hernandez’s mother worked long hours during ... Read more

5 months ago by Ben Stansell.

Two Kannapolis police officers honored for grabbing man off of bridge guardrail

KANNAPOLIS — Police officers Brandon Crowe and Gasper Ruiz Jr. have received police stars, the second-highest honor any officer can receive for saving a man ... Read more

6 months ago by Staff Report.

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