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The City of Kannapolis has been selected as a presenter at the prestigious National League of Cities Summit in Los Angeles, California this week. Kannapolis was chosen as one of four cities to present at the “Big Ideas for Small Cities” session. The National League of Cities is an organization of more than 19,000 cities from across the United States which serves as a resource and advocate for municipalities. Kannapolis Mayor Darrell Hinnant was asked to speak, on behalf of the Cit...

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Due to the weather conditions we were not able to completely collect today's garbage/ recycling routes. Please leave your carts out and we will collect the garbage/ recycling tomorrow.

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The second episode of Salvage Dawgs, featuring the City of Kannapolis, will be on the DIY Network at 9 p.m., this Sunday, November 4, and again at 9:30 p.m., Sunday, November 11. On this episode the Salvage Dawg crew returns to the City to present a clock to the City that they constructed from parts salvaged from a former loom used to by Cannon Mills to produce textiles. The clock can be seen by the public by visiting the 2nd floor lobby in Kannapolis City Hall, 401 Laureate Way. Salvage ...

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Temerity Baseball, LLC, today acquired the Kannapolis Intimidators, a single-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. Temerity Baseball will be working closely with the City of Kannapolis on completion of the new state of the art Kannapolis Sports and Entertainment Venue in time for the opening of the 2020 baseball season. The SEV will be the anchor of a revitalized and vibrant urban core. "As a lifelong baseball player and fan, I am excited to partner with the White Sox organization and the So...

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Today, Kannapolis celebrated the start of a new era of baseball in the City. The Kannapolis City Council, city officials, Temerity Capital Partners, the owners of the Kannapolis Intimidators, and other special guests batted ceremonial balls onto the future site of the new Sports and Entertainment Venue during a ceremony which marked the start of construction on the new facility. The venue will be near Chestnut Avenue in downtown Kannapolis. “Baseball great Yogi Berra once said when you...

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Work continues in Kannapolis on the first phase of the Downtown Revitalization Project – the streetscape and infrastructure. Work is happening on Vance Avenue, Oak Avenue, West Avenue, West B Street and West A Street. The unique streetscape will serve as an urban linear park with many green spaces for activities such as concerts, arts, recreation activities, outdoor dining and more. The infrastructure project includes replacing aging and undersized utilities such as water, sewer, storm...

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Mark your calendars for an exciting Mystery Theater performance at 6:30 p.m., November 9, at the Laureate Center. Who is the Carat Caper, and who will solve the crime to make this night of mystery the night of beauty it was intended to be? It will be an evening of high fashion and suspenseful mystery, with one thrilling conclusion. The museum proprietor is ready to unveil the prized display of the evening, the Stomach of the Ocean Diamond, only to find it has been stolen while the crowd m...

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October 12 - 5 a.m. Public Works, Fire and Police have responded to many calls of downed trees and power lines since yesterday afternoon. They have worked overnight to assist Duke Energy and Landis Power and others to get streets cleared. As you venture out today please be careful. If you see a street barricaded please do not drive around the barricades. Be on the alert for trees that may have recently fallen as the ground is saturated. Avoid any downed power lines. Garbage and recycling ro...

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Tonight, the Kannapolis City Council took the next step in the Downtown Revitalization Project by formally approving the construction of the Sports & Entertainment Venue, a new 30-year lease with Temerity Baseball, LLC, (the new owners of the Kannapolis Intimidators, pending the expected final South Atlantic League and Baseball approvals in mid-October) and authorizing the sale of limited obligation bonds for the project. “Three years ago, we began envisioning the future of our down...

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9 a.m., Monday, September 17, 2018  All roadways have reopened. Garbage/Recycling is on a one day delay. Safrit Park and the Rocky River Greenway will remain closed until further notice. Both were flooded over the weekend and cleanup is now underway.   8 p.m., Sunday, September 16, 2018 State officials are asking us to stay off the roadways tonight. Many roads may be flooded, have downed trees and other hazards you may not be able to see in the dark until too late. Please b...

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