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Fire destroys mother-daughter cafe in Lexington

LEXINGTON, N.C. — Fire officials said the cause of today's fire is still under investigation. Brooker T's Cafe just opened up in May, but now it will have to re-open. Less than half a year after its opening, its owners are already facing a massive challenge. It caught fire...
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Mooresville Police Chief: ‘This is our sanctuary’

Mooresville Police Department Chief Ron Campurciani became a little emotional on Tuesday afternoon as he discussed the opening of the new $19 million police headquarters and what it means to the men and women who work for the MPD. “These people deserve this building. What they’ve gone through in the...
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Extraordinary Private Waterfront Estate in Mooresville Hits Market for $4.5M

The Estate in Mooresville is a luxurious home impresses you with its beautiful and grand two-story foyer, double curved staircases and a two-story great room with large windows now available for sale. This home located at 114 Nautical Point Ct, Mooresville, North Carolina; offering 05 bedrooms and 07 bathrooms with 11,714 square feet of living spaces. Call Lori Jackson (Phone: 704-996-5686) – Ivester Jackson Properties for more details; and set a tour schedule of the Estate in Mooresville.

Charlotte firm to buy much of NC Research Campus in Kannapolis

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — David Murdock’s Castle & Cooke has struck a deal to sell the land surrounding the N.C. Research Campus and downtown in Kannapolis. The city of Kannapolis announced on Sept. 27 that Castle & Cooke’s Kannapolis land holdings will be sold to Charlotte-based Insite Properties. The transaction includes 236 acres in Kannapolis, including much of the main N.C. Research Campus land adjacent to downtown. Insite plans to facilitate an investment of at least $500 million at the properties.

Lead found in Rowan-Salisbury elementary school's water

MOUNT ULLA, N.C. — A regularly scheduled water test found elevated levels of lead in the water at Mt. Ulla Elementary School last week. According to Jeanie McDowell, interim senior marketing and communication officer for Rowan-Salisbury School System, the water quality test sample taken from that school that showed the elevated lead levels only impacted the drinking water in the building. It did not impact the restroom facilities.

New Development Coming to Kannapolis

Insite Properties Projects $500 Million in Private Investment. During the last decade, the Kannapolis City Council has been bold and visionary as it worked to position our City as a destination for economic prosperity. Investments have been made including the purchase of downtown, completion of the Atrium Health Ballpark, West Avenue Streetscape, a public parking deck, two new fire stations, utility extensions to support major new industrial development, a new greenway and more. This goal of creating a healthy and vibrant economy has come to fruition and has resulted in generating thousands of jobs and opportunities for dozens of small businesses, and industries of all sizes. Companies like Amazon, Gordon Food, Linder, Zipline, Prime Beverage, and others are now part of our community.

Atrium Health Proposes $85M Satellite Hospital in North Carolina

If approved, Atrium Health expects the satellite hospital to open on January 1, 2026. — Atrium Health—a Charlotte, North Carolina-based healthcare network with over 40 hospitals and $2 billion in net operating revenue—wants to turn its Harrisburg, North Carolina-based emergency room into a satellite hospital. The health...

The Carolina Renaissance Festival Opens This Weekend!

CONCORD, NC — Time travel to the greatest party since Camelot! The Carolina Renaissance Festival is an outdoor medieval amusement park, a 16 stage theater, a 25-acre circus, an arts and crafts fair, a jousting tournament, falconry demonstrations, swimming mermaids, and a feast – all rolled into one non-stop, day-long family adventure!

Piedmont Correctional Offender Dies in Apparent Suicide

SALISBURY— Piedmont Correctional Institution offender Didier J. Carias (#1479374) has died after an apparent suicide. He was found unresponsive in his cell around 2:40 p.m. today. The prison’s first responders performed lifesaving measures, and EMS was called. He was pronounced deceased shortly after. Law enforcement was notified of...
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Stanly County Sheriff’s Reports – Sept. 20-26, 2022

Stanly County Sheriff’s Office reports the following:. Christina Marie Griffin (W /F/30) Arrest on chrg of Defraud Drug/alc Test 1st (M), at 223 S Second Street, Albemarle, NC, on 9/20/2022. Andrew Taylor Turner (W /M/32) Arrest on chrg of 1) Financial Card Theft (F), 2) Identity Theft (F), 3)...

Food Lion expands to-go services at Indian Trail store

SALISBURY – With more shoppers opting to save time by ordering groceries online, Food Lion is expanding its Food Lion To Go grocery pick up service to more stores, including the one in Indian Trail (4423 Old Monroe Road), beginning Sept. 26. Food Lion is offering shoppers their first...

Mother raises awareness about postpartum depression

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. — A Salisbury singer and music teacher, who had her first baby earlier this year, is opening up about postpartum depression. Destiny Stone-King experienced postpartum depression after the birth of her first child. One in nine mothers experience postpartum depression, according to the U.S. Department of...
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Upscale apartments, wood-fired restaurant coming to downtown Albemarle

Renovations are still ongoing on the Albemarle Hotel, the nearly 100-year-old building that will soon be transformed into The Residences at the Albemarle Hotel. It will feature 29 rental apartments, ranging from 500 to 1,400 square feet, along with a full-scale restaurant on the first floor. The seven one-bedroom units...

Cabarrus County Trails: Hiking, Biking, and Paved Walking Trails

Are you looking to explore some hiking and biking trails in Cabarrus County, NC? Cabarrus is home to dozens of trail systems, and explorers are rewarded any time of year with the naturally beautiful landscapes the trails carve their way through. From family-friendly hiking and mountain biking to leisurely strolls and water recreation, Cabarrus County has a nature trail for you to fall in love with!

Lexington Receives $25M in Federal Funding for Train Station

LEXINGTON, NC – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) division of USDOT arrives to announce that the City of Lexington, with tremendous support from NCDOT, has completed the required prerequisite tasks to release funds for the Lexington Train Station. USDOT selected Lexington to receive $25 Million through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant program in September 2020. Passenger rail is a critical transportation network, and now Lexington has the opportunity to connect by 2028.
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Albemarle Police Reports – Sept. 21-23, 2022

Justin Wayne Waldroup (W M, 37) Arrest on chrg of Misdemeanor Larceny, M (M), at 781 Leonard Av, Albemarle, on 09/21/2022. Michael Wayne Roberts (W M, 61) Arrest on chrg of Possess Marijuana Up To 1/2 Ounce (M), at 100 Nc 24-27 Bypass E/s Second St, Albemarle, on 09/22/2022. Cristinia...