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Making Memore: Entrepreneurs harness power of Kannapolis’ Food Innovation Lab

KANNAPOLIS — Two years ago, Erika and Brad Lepczyk approached the newly established North Carolina Food Innovation Lab with an idea. “We were looking to ... Read more

3 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Kannapolis native serves as a member of U.S. Navy’s ‘Silent Service’

By Megan Brown Navy Office of Community Outreach KINGS BAY, Ga. – A Kannapolis, North Carolina, native is serving aboard USS Tennessee, one of the ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Photo gallery: Kickballers converge on downtown Kannapolis for charity tournament

KANNAPOLIS — Some of NASCAR’s biggest names joined country musicians, entertainers and former NFL athletes to compete in Corey LaJoie’s inaugural Kickball Klassic on Wednesday ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

Corey LaJoie’s Kickball Klassic brings athletes, entertainers together for a good cause

KANNAPOLIS — Some of NASCAR’s top drivers competed Wednesday night, but it wasn’t on the racetrack. More than a dozen of the sport’s biggest names ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

Wedding gives woman unique opportunity to reconnect with childhood memories

KANNAPOLIS — On her daily walk home from Shady Brook Elementary School, Elizabeth Kiser Booker almost always stopped at Ada Jane Linn“Mommie” Dayvault’s house on ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

Kannapolis creates ‘social district’ allowing alcohol consumption outdoors on West Avenue

KANNAPOLIS — Starting this weekend, people who purchase alcoholic drink from a licensed establishment in downtown Kannapolis can sip it while strolling down the West ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

Corey LaJoie’s inaugural Kickball Klassic charity tournament will bring top NASCAR drivers to Kannapolis

KANNAPOLIS — An all-star list of athletes assembled by NASCAR driver Corey LaJoie will meet in downtown Kannapolis next week to compete for kickball glory ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

Rugby coming to Kannapolis on Sept. 25

Staff report KANNAPOLIS — The Carolina Lighting Rugby League has partnered with some of the biggest names in the U.S. Rugby League to bring a ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Sports.

Kannapolis man charged after 2-year undercover drug investigation

Staff report KANNAPOLIS — A Kannapolis man is being held on $1 million secured bond after a two-year undercover investigation into a complex drug trafficking ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Opening of second location in Kannapolis is a homecoming for Oxford + Lee co-owner

KANNAPOLIS — The demolition of the defunct Cannon Mills buildings in the mid-2000s was a moment Shellie Stubbs still remembers vividly. “The hardest part for ... Read more

2 months ago by Ben Stansell.

Kyle Seager’s homer helps Seattle top Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kyle Seager, a former Northwest Cabarrus standout, hit a two-run homer on the game’s third at-bat, Marco Gonzales pitched 5 1/3 ... Read more

2 months ago by Post Sports.

Kannapolis breaks ground on new mixed-use development, celebrates completion of Vida

KANNAPOLIS — When Peter Flotz visited downtown Kannapolis for the first time about a half decade ago, he said the city looked and felt empty. ... Read more

2 months ago by Ben Stansell.

Mayor Alexander talks infrastructure, growth with Kannapolis, Concord mayors on ‘Charlotte Talks’ radio show

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Mayor Karen Alexander joined the mayors of Concord and Kannapolis Wednesday morning on WFAE’s “Charlotte Talks” radio show to ... Read more

3 months ago by Natalie Anderson.

American Legion baseball: Kannapolis ends season

Staff report CHERRYVILLE — Perennial powerhouse Wilmington Post 10 won the 2018 and 2019 American Legion state tournaments. COVID stopped Legion baseball in 2020, but ... Read more

3 months ago by Mike London.

Kannapolis man gets 180 months in prison after $100,000 worth of narcotics found in his apartment

KANNAPOLIS — A 38-year-old man received a sentence of 180 months in federal prison on Friday after pleading guilty to distributing fentanyl and possessing a ... Read more

3 months ago by Josh Bergeron.

Kannapolis restroom listed among top 10 in the country, vying for top spot

KANNAPOLIS — Not satisfied with only having the best ballpark in the country, the city of Kannapolis is vying for another national title — top ... Read more

3 months ago by Ben Stansell.

Mixed-use development planned near Atrium Health Ballpark

KANNAPOLIS — The city on Tuesday announced an agreement to provide three parcels of property past the right field wall of Atrium Health Ballpark to Right ... Read more

3 months ago by Ben Stansell.

Cannon Ballers crowned: Atrium Health Ballpark wins fan vote for best ballpark in the country

Staff Report news@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — Atrium Health Ballpark has brought plenty of attention to downtown Kannapolis, but now the baseball stadium is being recognized in ... Read more

3 months ago by Ben Stansell.

Rowan voters will choose from 66 candidates for 42 open seats in November municipal elections

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — With 66 candidates running for 42 seats across the county, voters across can expect competitive races in November for ... Read more

3 months ago by Natalie Anderson.

High school basketball: Wonders tab Efird as new boys basketball coach

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — It’s a special homecoming for Jonathan Efird, 31, who was announced as A.L. Brown’s new head boys basketball coach ... Read more

3 months ago by Post Sports.

NC Music Hall of Fame holding ‘double-induction’ on Oct. 21

KANNAPOLIS — After a year of waiting to honor the 2020 inductees, the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame will hold its inductions Oct. 21. ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

‘Darn glad to be back:’ Falls Jewelers returns to downtown Kannapolis, where it all began

KANNAPOLIS — With downtown Kannapolis looking increasingly like a ghost town during the economic downturn in 2010, Sam Falls was confronted with a harsh reality. ... Read more

3 months ago by Ben Stansell.

Candidate total rises to 24 for November municipal elections

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Since filing began Friday, a total of 17 incumbents and seven challengers have filed for the 2021 November municipal ... Read more

4 months ago by Natalie Anderson.

Blotter: Kannapolis man charged with exploiting young children, posting child pornography to Facebook

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office on Friday arrested a Kannapolis man after he allegedly posted pornographic videos of young ... Read more

4 months ago by Natalie Anderson.

‘It’s like heaven:’ Dog World Dog Park provides puppy paradise in Kannapolis

KANNAPOLIS — Wanting to make sure everything was perfect, Dana Christner was waiting to hold an official grand opening for Dog World Dog Park. She ... Read more

4 months ago by Ben Stansell.

One killed, one injured Saturday in Kannapolis

KANNAPOLIS — One man is dead, a second is hospitalized and police are looking for a minivan after an incident around 8:40 Saturday morning on ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Nine candidates file for municipal office on first day

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — On the first day of filing for this year’s municipal elections, nine candidates stopped by the Rowan County Board ... Read more

4 months ago by Natalie Anderson.

City of Kannapolis approves $85.25 million budget for 2022 fiscal year

The Kannapolis City Council has approved the fiscal year 2022 budget, which spends $85.25 million and includes no property tax or utility fee increases. The ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

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