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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

3 days 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

7 days 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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 month 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 months 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 months 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 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

3 months 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 months ago by Staff Report.

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