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Residential, commercial and industrial growth is gaining significant momentum in the City of Kannapolis. The City is experiencing a tidal wave of development as a result of many factors including the quality of life for people, the I-85 corridor, proximity to the Charlotte region, a welcoming attitude to companies and more. “It’s the old adage of throwing a rock in the pond and the ripples begin to expand outward – this is happening in Kannapolis. As growth happens in the C...

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This 67,918 sf office building makes an ideal facility for a corporate headquarters. It is situated on 11.75 acres of land with additional building pad opportunities. The three-story building includes a conference center which seats up to 300. There is substantial parking at a ratio of 7 spaces per 1,000 RSF. Located at 4855 Milestone Ave off Kannapolis Parkway, the site provides outstanding visibility and easy access to I-85. More information is available at www.milestoneave.com. ...

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This 67,918 sf office building makes an ideal facility for a corporate headquarters. It is situated on 11.75 acres of land with additional building pad opportunities. The three-story building includes a conference center which seats up to 300. There is substantial parking at a ratio of 7 spaces per 1,000 RSF. Located at 4855 Milestone Ave off Kannapolis Parkway, the site provides outstanding visibility and easy access to I-85. More information is available at www.milestoneave.com. ...

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Kannapolis City Council has approved the Fiscal Year 2019 budget. The FY 2019 budget is $69,264,364 which includes all seven operating funds of the City. The budget includes no property tax increase. 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 revenue sources: property taxes and sales taxes. The City’s population is expec...

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The City of Kannapolis has been recognized by the North Carolina Department of Labor for maintaining a safe and healthful workplace in 2017. The statewide program includes more than 5,000 North Carolina firms, and about 3,000 awards are presented each year. In order to qualify for an award, businesses must have no fatalities and an injury incidence rate at least 50 percent below the average for their industry. The City of Kannapolis received the following awards: Administration –...

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Kannapolis City Manager Mike Legg presented the proposed Fiscal Year 2019 budget to the Kannapolis City Council Tuesday evening. The proposed FY 2019 budget is $69,264,364 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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Work is well underway on the new downtown streetscape and infrastructure project. This month the following construction will take place: •Paving & striping on Vance & Oak •Work on Vance will be completed and Vance will open from Dale Earnhardt Blvd. to West and Oak •Curb & Gutter work begins on Vance & Oak •Sidewalk installation on Vance •Electrical work on Oak •Work on Dale Earnhardt Blvd will be completed and all lanes reopened •New...

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On Saturday, May 5, children raced zucchinis in the Kids Zone at the Jiggy with the Piggy Festival. Competitors worked diligently and used their imaginations to create the fastest and most nutritious cars with the supplies of vegetables provided to them. Winners took home great prize packages from the 600 Festival and the Cabarrus Convention and Visitors Bureau. The winners, by age categories, are as follows: Children 9 & Under: Most Creative-Harrison Clark Most Nutritious-Ashara W...

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We look forward to seeing you at the Jiggy with the Piggy Festival on May 4-5. Free public parking for the festival is available: Main Street – parking lots at the Train Station and across the street from Veterans Park. Laureate Way – North Carolina Research Campus Parking Deck Wellness Way/Watson Crick – parking lots Handicap parking is available on Research Campus Drive Please note that due to the construction of the Downtown Revitalization Project (infrastruct...

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With the increased interest in nutritional therapies, sustainable agriculture and integrative healthcare, the need for research on whole food based clinical nutrition solutions for health is greater than ever. On April 24, Standard Process will hold a grand opening event for its Nutrition Innovation Center, the first-of-kind research and innovation facility with a mission to improve human health and well-being through whole-person clinical care, organic farming, and wholistic nutritional therapi...

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