12 hrs ago
The Charlotte Observer
Tips, police dog help catch Rowan suspects
Amber Nicole Smith, 28, of Concord, was among three people arrested and charged Wednesday in connection with two home burglaries, authorities said.
16 hrs ago
Northern Virginia Daily
Roger Barbee: Failing can be a good experience
This past weekend Mary Ann and I were in my hometown to visit my elderly mother, and I was to give a short speech for my high school wrestling coach who, unknown to him, was receiving North Carolina's highest civilian award: The Order of the Long-Leaf Pine.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Charlotte Knights: Pitcher Barnette overshadowed but successful in debut
Former UNC Charlotte pitcher Tyler Barnette's phone has been buzzing with ticket requests since the news of his promotion to the Charlotte Knights.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
CMPD makes arrest in north Charlotte armed robbery case
Decarlos Sifford, 20, has been charged with attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon in connection with an attempted armed robbery at a Cook Out restaurant.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Island Gazette Newspaper Online
The Great NC BBQ Map Lists 434 BBQ Restaurants, On Sale to Public...
Charlotte pair, Amanda Fisher and Paul Bright, released The Great NC BBQ Map for sale to the general public Friday, August 1. The printed road map is the most comprehensive guide to the state's barbecue tradition, including information on 434 barbecue restaurants, a list of 42 barbecue festivals, and historical information about barbecue in America ... (more)
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Mr. Know-It-All: Growling for answers about jugs
Q: My dad once told me that when he was a kid, maybe around my age at the time, his father would send him to the saloon to get a pail of draft beer.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
First Notes (8/11/2014): N.C. Hall of Fame gets a new home
Opened in 2009 at 109 W. A St., the museum is moving to 600 Dale Earnhardt Blvd. The new location will increase the exhibit number from 30 to between 60 and 90, with plans to have it open before the next induction ceremony on Oct. 16. * Kings of Leon drummer Nathan Followill was treated for broken ribs after the group's tour bus stopped short to ... (more)
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Minor League Ball
South Atlantic League Roundup: White Sox prospects Wheeler and Guerrero make a good tag team
News and notes from around the South Atlantic League, with a photo gallery from Tuesday's game between Hickory and Kannapolis.
Report: Newborn found abandoned in dumpster at McDonald's
A newborn was found Friday afternoon in a dumpster outside a McDonald's, our news partner the Kannapolis Independent Tribune is reporting.
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Wed Aug 06, 2014
N.C. Court of Appeals Speaks On Zoning Issues: Consistency...
First, in Atkinson v. City of Charlotte, COA 13-226 , the appellate court addressed an application to a text amendment of the North Carolina Supreme Court's 2012 decision in Wally v.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Plans to fix Kannapolis bridge on hold indefinitely
Plans to fix a damaged Kannapolis bridge have been delayed indefinitely. NCDOT officials closed Lake Fisher Bridge after finding the beams holding the bridge up were decaying and rusted.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
2 Bible Belt filmmakers expand box office horizons
In a June 26, 2014 photo provided by AFIRM Films/Provident Films, Stephen, left, and Alex Kendrick, pose outside The Gem Theater after shooting several car scenes along the main drag in downtown Kannapolis, N.C., for their fifth movie.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Employee escapes armed man trying to rob restaurant
Police in Kannapolis are searching for a gunman after a scary attempted robbery at a fast food restaurant on Tuesday.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Fri Jul 25, 2014
New Hampshire Public Radio -
N.C. Town Reinvents Itself As Biotech Hub
Construction of the North Carolina Research Complex in Kannapolis, N.C. took place on the site of a demolished former Cannon Mills textile mill .
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Video captures attempted robbery at Kannapolis Cook-Out
Incredible new surveillance video shows a terrifying attempted robbery outside a Kannapolis restaurant.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Family honors loved one, fights for change 1 year after homicide
Soft music played as loved ones released balloons at a Rowan County cemetery in memory of Shirley Pierce.