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It’s Fall which means it’s time for raking leaves. Beginning October 21 and running until March 6, the City collects loose leaves left at your curb. At all other times of the year leaves must be bagged. A few things to remember: Leaves must be placed at the curb or along the ditch line – not in the ditch – in rows parallel with the street. Please do not put leaves on the sidewalk. Place leaves at the curb by 7 a.m. on the day of collection to ensure collection ...

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Windstream, a leading provider of advanced network Communications, announced today the grand opening of its new Kinetic Retail store at 280 South Main St. in Kannapolis. Kinetic is also making a donation to a youth basketball league aimed at highlighting Windstream’s stake in Kannapolis. “The reopening of the Kannapolis retail store stands as a symbol that we’re here to stay with next-generation Kinetic Internet speeds and products,” said Stacy Hale, president of ...

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STIP PROJECT NO. P-5725 The N.C. Department of Transportation, in partnership with the City of Kannapolis, will hold a public meeting regarding the proposed construction of a second passenger rail platform and pedestrian overpass at the Kannapolis Train Station in Cabarrus County. The meeting will be held on Thursday, Oct. 24 from 5-7 p.m. at Kannapolis Train Station located at 201 S. Main Street in Kannapolis. Please note that a brief formal presentation will begin at 6 p.m. The public...

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The City of Kannapolis has received two special gifts. The estate of Dr. Harold Cook and Lynne and Wally Safrit have donated funds to purchase two pieces of sculpture. Both sculptures have been placed on West Avenue as part of the new streetscape. North Carolina artist Tom Risser created both pieces using stainless steel. “The Dancers,” was donated by the late Dr. Harold Cook. The eight-foot-tall sculpture captures two people dancing and it is located near the intersection of West...

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It is another great season to Discover Fun in Kannapolis. The City has announced upcoming events that you won’t want to miss. October 13: West Avenue Music (1–3 p.m.) – West Avenue Vadim Kolpakov (String Guitarist) The Instigators (4-piece Blues/RnB band) Scoot Pittman (Acoustic Guitarist)   October 19: Kaleidoscope Arts and Ag Festival (12-4 p.m.) – West Avenue As part of the Rowan Arts & Ag series, the event will feature over 40 local ar...

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The Kannapolis City Council has approved incentives to the Charlotte-based, United States Performance Center (USPC) which could lead to the location of athletic training and research facilities on the North Carolina Research Campus. The USPC has approached the City of Kannapolis and officials at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC), regarding the possibility of collaborating on a project which would partner athletes and researchers together to prepare athletes for the rigors of Olympic a...

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A Kannapolis Christmas will officially kick off at Village Park with the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6 p.m., Saturday, November 23.  The Celebration continues through the Christmas Holiday season with the Celebration of Lights and Winterland Express. We have added more lights and fun for you and your family to enjoy. The Winterland Express train runs every evening from November 23 – December 30 (closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day) from 6-9 p.m.,...

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The City of Kannapolis has joined Cabarrus County and the City of Concord to make the process of submitting permits easier – both for residents and developers. We are now using an online system called Accela to process all plans. You can go online and submit all the paperwork we need for your project. You send us the information and both the City and County staff can access it simultaneously and begin the plan review process. It’s a one stop shop for the permitting process. It eli...

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The City of Kannapolis has been recognized with two national SAVVY Awards for communications and marketing by 3CMA. 3CMA, The City-County Communications and Marketing Association is the nation’s top professional group for government communication and marketing professionals. The Savvy Awards, held in conjunction with 3CMA’s Annual Conference, recognize outstanding local government achievements in communications, public-sector marketing and citizen-government relationships. The Sav...

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Cabarrus County and the Cities of Concord and Kannapolis encourage residents to practice simple steps to be ‘cart smart’ about recycling.  Putting non-recyclable items in the recycling bin causes contamination and raises costs, and changes in the global recycling market have affected local recycling streams. To help, the three local governments are participating in Recycle Right, a statewide anti-contamination campaign running September through mid-November. “Recycling ...

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