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A camaraderie: Old Armor Beer Company opens to give back to fellow veterans

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — As individuals, Kyle Lingafelt, Stefan Perrine and Richard Bradley wanted to make an impact supporting fellow veterans, so they ... Read more

3 days ago by Liz Moomey.

Business briefs: Standard Process lease at NC Research Campus extends to 2025

KANNAPOLIS —  Standard Process has entered into a five-year lease agreement with the David H. Murdock Research Institute for new lab space for the Standard ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

OK, Boomer: Cannon Ballers unveil mascot name

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS – Fans asked, and they got their answer on Wednesday. The name for the well-mustachioed mascot for the newly renamed ... Read more

6 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Suspect sought in Kannapolis robbery possibly linked to another robbery

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — Rowan County Sheriff’s detectives are looking for a man believed to have robbed two Kannapolis convenience stores within days. ... Read more

7 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Blotter: Kannapolis woman living in shed charged with drug possession

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — A Kannapolis woman who was found to be living in a shed now faces felony drug possession charges after ... Read more

1 week ago by Shavonne Walker.

Rowan Sheriff’s Office investigating Kannapolis Rushco robbery

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who robbed the Rushco convenience store in Kannapolis and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Walker.

10 to Watch 2020: Kannapolis Cannon Ballers

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — There’s now a countdown to April 16 for the city’s newly renamed minor league baseball team — the Cannon ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Liz Moomey.

Towel City Tire offering chance to win set of new tires

KANNAPOLIS — Towel City Tire, a family-owned business, is offering a chance for someone to win new tires in the upcoming year. All you have ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Shavonne Walker.

Christmas in Village Park brings visitors from near and far

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — Around the Christmas holiday, Nate Worthy typically plans something for his grandchildren to do while they are in town. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Shavonne Walker.

Kannapolis Police Chief Woody Chavis receives Order of the Long Leaf Pine

KANNAPOLIS — Kannapolis Police Chief Woody Chavis has received the state of North Carolina’s highest honor – the Order of the Long Leaf Pine. The ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Lifestyles.

Salisbury doctor to serve nearly four years after over-prescribing opioids

SALISBURY — A Salisbury medical doctor who unlawfully prescribed oxycodone was sentenced to prison, announced Matthew G.T. Martin, United States Attorney for the Middle District ... Read more

1 month ago by Shavonne Walker.

Kannapolis’ Haas receives Order of the Long Leaf Pine

KANNAPOLIS — Outgoing Mayor Pro Tem Roger Haas, who chose not to run for re-election this year, received the Order of the Long Leaf Pine ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Rowan-Cabarrus cuts ribbon for new technology center

KANNAPOLIS — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College held the official ribbon-cutting Dec. 3 for its new Advanced Technology Center (ATC), which prepares students for competitive, high-skilled technological ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Education.

Kannapolis City Schools apologizes for assignment comparing value of slaves

KANNAPOLIS (AP) — Kannapolis City Schools has apologized for an assignment that asked middle school students to compare the value of slaves and white people. ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Kannapolis police chief retiring at end of year

KANNAPOLIS — After serving as police chief since 2007, Woody Chavis has announced his retirement. His last day will be Dec. 27. Terry Spry will ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

NC State team lands $12.8 million to improve fruit quality

KANNAPOLIS – With the long-term goal of improving the blueberry and cranberry crops based on producer and consumer interests, N.C. State university scientists Massimo Iorizzo, ... Read more

2 months ago by Terrence Jefferies.

Silver Alert for missing Kannapolis man

RALEIGH — The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Calvin George Hines. Citizens are asked to ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Kannapolis sells downtown property for mixed-use development, townhomes

KANNAPOLIS — The next steps in downtown’s redevelopment will include more than 128 townhomes and the conversion of the block around the Gem Theatre into ... Read more

2 months ago by Josh Bergeron.

Kannapolis council approves 278-unit housing development after three-hour hearing

KANNAPOLIS – A contentious, three-hour rezoning hearing on a residential development Monday night is expected to result in the creation of an endowment to sustain ... Read more

2 months ago by Josh Bergeron.

Cabarrus Shrine Club gearing up for another Breakfast With Santa Dec. 7

KANNAPOLIS — Over the years, the Cabarrus Shrine Club’s yearly Breakfast With Santa has become more than just breakfast, and more than just a visit ... Read more

2 months ago by Mark Wineka.

County awards tax incentives to 161-job CBD manufacturer prospect

SALISBURY — The Rowan County commissioners voted Monday to award tax incentives and other inducements to a cannabidiol (CBD) product manufacturing facility in northern Kannapolis that ... Read more

2 months ago by Terrence Jefferies.

Kannapolis Deputy Police Chief Terry Clanton retiring after 36 years

KANNAPOLIS — Deputy Police Chief Terry Clanton is retiring after working for the Kannapolis Police Department for 36 years. He will continue his career in ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

NC Food Innovation Lab launches on NC Research Campus

KANNAPOLIS – Complete with state-of-the-art equipment and a goal of serving as a catalyst for the development of plant-based food, the N.C. Food Innovation Lab ... Read more

2 months ago by Terrence Jefferies.

Old Beatty Ford Road exit’s ribbon cutting celebrates decades of advocacy

LANDIS — When Fred Steen was running for town board in 1993, people asked what he planned to do about an interchange that state officials ... Read more

2 months ago by Josh Bergeron.

Kannapolis man arrested in China Grove gas station robbery

CHINA GROVE — Three days after a man robbed the Circle K convenience store, police made an arrest Thursday. The China Grove Police Department charged ... Read more

2 months ago by Shavonne Walker.

Kannapolis police charge mother with abuse, neglect; looking for boyfriend

KANNAPOLIS — A Kannapolis mother was charged with abuse and neglect of a 4-year-old boy, and police are looking for her boyfriend. The Kannapolis Police ... Read more

2 months ago by Shavonne Walker.

New traffic lanes open on I-85 in southern Rowan, interchange to follow

LANDIS — County commissioners Chairman Greg Edds has a message for employers. “All interstate lanes are now open, and Rowan is open for business,” Edds ... Read more

2 months ago by Josh Bergeron.

Kannapolis voters opt for experience, choose Dayvault, Kincaid, Jackson for city council

KANNAPOLIS — Voters chose experience Tuesday, electing Ryan Dayvault, Tom Kincaid and Darrell Jackson to the City Council. Incumbents Dayvault and Kincaid were re-elected to ... Read more

3 months ago by Josh Bergeron.

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