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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

1 week 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 months ago by Natalie Anderson.

Blotter: Rockwell man charged with assault on female and unauthorized use of vehicle

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com ROCKWELL — David Lucas Dyson, 29, was arrested on Friday on two misdemeanor charges of assault on a female and unauthorized ... Read more

2 months ago by Natalie Anderson.

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

2 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

4 months 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

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