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October 19, 2020

Kannapolis

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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

5 days ago by Staff Report.

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

1 week 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 months ago by Staff Report.

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