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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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It’s Fall which means it’s time for raking leaves. Beginning October 22 and running until March 8, 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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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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The Kaleidoscope Arts & Ag Festival returns from 12-4 p.m., Saturday, November 3, with new activities. The free event will be held on the North Carolina Research Campus Lawn, adjacent to Kannapolis City Hall, 401 Laureate Way. As part of the Rowan Arts & Ag series, the event will feature over 70 vendors. Join the Salisbury Symphony and local artisans such as painters, jewelry makers, and woodcarvers as we celebrate the rich culture of agriculture with local breweries, wineries, and go...

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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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Afton Ridge II is a flexible 260,000 sf rear loading building that can be subdivided based on user needs. Located in the growing Afton Ridge area, the site has immediate access to I-85. For additional information, please reference the property flyer. Location 6100 Glen Afton Blvd City Kannapolis Inside City Limits? Yes County ...

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July/August 2018 Work is progressing on the infrastructure and streetscape project. Street closures in the area continue. Please see the attached updated Downtown Street Closure Map. This month the following construction will take place: •New stormwater and sewer utilities installation, new sidewalks, new Windstream duct work, grading and asphalt paving on Oak Avenue •Sidewalks and Irrigation on Vance Avenue from Main Street to Dale Earnhardt Boulevard •Installation of ...

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