Kannapolis to "top out" new building on Thursday
The City of Kannapolis will hold a Topping Out Ceremony for the new City Hall * Police Headquarters from 11:30- 12 noon on December 11. The ceremony will be held at the site of the new facility located at 401 Laureate Way in downtown Kannapolis.The Topping Out Ceremony will feature placement of the final piece of iron infrastructure with a lighted Christmas Tree.As part of the ceremony the Mayor ...
Study in Kannapolis says "brain banks" help battle Alzheimer's Disease
From the MURDOCK Study:In 1983, President Ronald Reagan designated November as National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month. At that time, fewer than two million Americans had Alzheimer's.Today, the number of people with this disease, which diminishes the brain's ability to create and recall memories, has soared to nearly 5.4 million.It's been more than a century since the German physician Alois ...
Kannapolis native Miss United States shares Miss World competition experience
We asked Elizabeth Safrit if she would mind sending a little note to the folks back home, and she graciously agreed, providing several pictures and a personal note written late Thursday night, London time.
Carbohydrate Found in Pistachio Nuts, Other Foods Impairs Athletic Performance
KANNAPOLIS, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--David Nieman, DrPH, App State Human Performance Lab at the NC Research Campus, found that the dietary carbohydrate raffinose reduced athletic performance when consumed prior to intense exercise.
Kannapolis based Formula One teams adds VP of Technology, and it's a familiar name to NASCAR fans
We've been following the progress of the Kannapolis based Formula One race team owned by Gene Haas. When the team beingscompetition, it will become the first US based F1 team in nearly 30 years.On Tuesday the team made anannouncementregarding personnel, ,and to many NASCAR fans, it's a familiar name.Veteran motorsports engineer Matt Borland has been named vice president of technology for Haas F1 ...
Racers geared up to chase Snowball Derby victory
Erik Jones picked up his second Snowball Derby victory a 5 Flags Speedway in 2013 after Chase Elliott's car failed post-race inspection. / Photo: Matt Weaver
Woman charged for identity theft, drug conspiracy
A tax preparer working in Kannapolis has now been jailed on charges of identity theft and drug conspiracy.On Wednesday, the Rowan County Sheriff's Office, assisted by the Kannapolis Police Department, arrested Sherry Ann (Shinn) Carrillo, age 35, following an investigation that began two months ago.In September, the Rowan County Sheriff's Office received information that Carrillo was involved ...
Deputies searching for NC father accused of hurting 2-month-old son
ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. ? Deputies in Rowan County are looking for a father accused of hurting his 2-month-old son, causing physical injuries. Dustin Aaron Wilson, 23, of Kannapolis, is wanted by the Rowan County Sheriff?s Office and believed to be in the Swannanoa area of western North Carolina. Authorities said they started investigating late last [?]
Kannapolis beauty Elizabeth Safrit competing to become Miss World
The representative from the United States in the Miss World 2014 competition in London this week is also proud to represent her hometown of Kannapolis.Elizabeth Safrit is the daughter of Lynne and Walter Safrit of Kannapolis. Safrit, 22, is a recent University of South Carolina graduate with a degree in Political Science. In London, Safrit is representing the US at the 64th annual Miss World ...
Kannapolis police raise funds for Special Olympics
Kannapolis police officers recently donated $558 to the Special Olympics.