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September 24, 2021


Kannapolis council hears details of $368 million Old Beatty Ford Road development

KANNAPOLIS — When the N.C. General Assembly passed a bill in 2019 allowing Kannapolis to annex land in the Old Beatty Ford Road area, the ... Read more

4 months ago by Ben Stansell.

Kannapolis unveils lineup for summer movie and concert series

KANNAPOLIS — The city of Kannapolis has unveiled its slate of summer concerts, movies and fireworks at Village and Veterans parks. Among this year’s performers ... Read more

4 months ago by Ben Stansell.

Two familiar Kannapolis names emerge in mayor’s race

KANNAPOLIS — As he prepared to address the small crowd of people gathered before him in downtown Kannapolis on Wednesday morning, Mayor Darrell Hinnant paused ... Read more

4 months ago by Ben Stansell.

City of Kannapolis to have bike rodeo Saturday

Children ages 5-12 are invited to join the City of Kannapolis for a bike rodeo from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday at the ... Read more

5 months ago by Staff Report.

Back and better than ever: Cannon Ballers kick off inaugural season in Atrium Health Ballpark

KANNAPOLIS — Standing with his back toward the outfield, gesturing up at the cloudy and brightening sky, a smile spread across Andy Sandler’s face. “It ... Read more

5 months ago by Ben Stansell.

Minor League baseball: Wood Ducks top Cannon Ballers in season opener

Staff report KANNAPOLIS — The long-awaited opening night for the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers at Atrium Health Ballpark was a success everywhere except the scoreboard. Downpours ... Read more

5 months ago by Mike London.

Baseball is back: Cannon Ballers prepare to play opening game at Atrium Health Ballpark

KANNAPOLIS — In the previous several months, local high school and college baseball teams have squared off at Atrium Health Ballpark in downtown Kannapolis. The ... Read more

5 months ago by Ben Stansell.

Gem Theatre marquee restoration nearing completion in Kannapolis

Staff report KANNAPOLIS — The restoration of the Gem Theatre marquee is in its final stages. The marquee, which was originally constructed in 1936, had ... Read more

5 months ago by Paris Goodnight.

Kyle Seager just misses batting for cycle; Kannapolis native hits all but homer as Mariners roll past Red Sox

By Jimmy Golen AP Sports Writer BOSTON — Kyle Seager singled, doubled and tripled, Sam Haggerty and Ty France also had three hits apiece, and ... Read more

5 months ago by Post Sports.

Wonders, Trojans facing off Monday on Cannon Ballers’ field

Staff report KANNAPOLIS — City of Kannapolis high school baseball players will make history as the first scholastic teams to play a competitive game at ... Read more

5 months ago by Post Sports.

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

5 months 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

5 months 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

6 months 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

6 months 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

7 months 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

8 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

8 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

8 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

8 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

8 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

9 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

9 months ago by Ben Stansell.

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