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The Kannapolis Fire Department dedicated Fire Station #3 today with a fire hose uncoupling ceremony and public tours of the facility located on Concord Lake Road. Kannapolis City Council members were on hand to dedicate the station by uncoupling a fire hose which was stretched across the fire truck bay which signaled the station is now operational. N.C. Commissioner of Insurance Mike Causey gave remarks congratulating the City on the new station. Fire Station #3 was relocated from Florida ...

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The Kannapolis Police Department announces the following promotions of personnel. Daniel Wallace has been promoted to Captain; Allen Tomlin has been promoted to the position of Lieutenant; and Travis Kiser has been promoted to Sergeant. “We are proud of all these officers, and we know they will be a big part in leading the department into the future,” said Chief Woody Chavis. Captain Wallace joined the Kannapolis Police Department as a Patrol Officer in 2000, after serving in...

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The staff at the City of Kannapolis Water Treatment Plant is one of 57 water treatment plants in North Carolina who have been recognized for surpassing state and federal standards for clean water. The City has earned the North Carolina’s Area Wide Optimization Program Award, which means turbidity levels in the City’s water is below federal and state minimums – which is a good thing. Turbidity is a measure of cloudiness or haziness in the water caused by particles that can i...

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As the weather heats up, the Division of Aging and Adult Services is partnering with the N.C. Area Agencies on Aging and local service providers to distribute fans to eligible recipients through Operation Fan Heat Relief. As individuals age and develop chronic medical conditions, they are less likely to sense and respond to changes in temperature. They may also be taking medications that can worsen the impact of extreme heat. Operation Fan Heat Relief helps vulnerable adults at risk for heat-...

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Today, the last beam for the Sports and Entertainment Venue was lifted in place by the Barton Malow Company construction crews who are building the facility. Over the last couple of weeks hundreds of residents signed the beam at the Intimidator games and at Kannapolis City Hall. City of Kannapolis and Kannapolis Intimidator officials watched the placement of the beam as part of the time-honored tradition called a Topping Out. The construction tradition, which started in Scandinavia includes ...

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The City of Kannapolis is seeking developers for the Plant 4 Townhouse Project as part of the Downtown Revitalization project. In September 2015 the City purchased 50 acres of land and buildings in the downtown core and adopted a downtown master development plan. The first three phases of the plan are now under construction: infrastructure and a linear park streetscape; the VIDA Mixed Use District which includes a parking deck, a hotel, a brewery, apartments; and the Kannapolis Sports and Entert...

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is proud to announce yet another honor from the state of North Carolina. Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, Castle & Cooke North Carolina and the City of Kannapolis have been named the North Carolina Community College System’s 2019 Distinguished Partners in Excellence. They were honored for their unique collaboration in supporting the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s role in workforce developmen...

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Kannapolis City Manager Mike Legg presented the proposed Fiscal Year 2020 budget to the Kannapolis City Council Wednesday evening. The proposed FY 2020 budget is $75,513,726 which includes all seven operating funds of the City. The budget includes no property tax increase. If approved, the current tax rate will remain at .63 cents per $100 valuation - a home valued at $150,000 will pay $945 annually in property taxes for all City services. The City’s budget is composed of two primary...

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Construction on the new Kannapolis Sports & Entertainment Venue is progressing rapidly. The steel facility which will house the suites, concession kitchens and conference/meeting space is nearing completion. It is a tradition in the construction industry for the workers who put the last steel beam in place to autograph the steel beam. We would like to invite you to participate in this time-honored tradition. The beam will be at the Intimidators games, May 19-20, and you are welcome to com...

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NCDOT recently gave an update on the projects they are constructing in the city limits of Kannapolis. 22 Projects in the Kannapolis area include:  Highway Bridge CMAQ Bike/Ped Safety Rail Resurfacing Click here to see the presentation.

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