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January 18, 2021


Latest Kannapolis

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

2 days 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 days 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

1 week 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

2 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

1 month 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

3 months ago by Staff Report.

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

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

3 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 months ago by Josh Bergeron.

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

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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

5 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

5 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

5 months ago by Ben Stansell.

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

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

6 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

6 months ago by Staff Report.

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