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If you have visited Downtown Kannapolis you have probably noticed that the first phase of the Kannapolis Downtown Revitalization Project, the streetscape and infrastructure improvements, are now underway. In March/April the following work will be underway (weather permitting): Internet/Technology Installation to begin Storm and sewer lines on Oak Avenue are being replaced Storm and sewer lines on Vance up to Main Street are being replaced PSNC will complete the n...

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UNC Nutrition Research Institute director Steven H. Zeisel, MD, PhD has been awarded a four-year, $2.6 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), one of the National Institutes of Health, to develop and validate a panel of laboratory tests that can assess choline status in humans. Choline is an important and essential nutrient for human health, playing a key role in brain development, and liver and muscle function. But there are no good vali...

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The City of Kannapolis seeks a development partner for the redevelopment of approximately 15,000 square feet of commercial buildings and property located at 109-123 S. Main Street in downtown Kannapolis. The property is located at the corner of 1st Street, just north of the Kannapolis Train Station, and less than a block from the Gem Theatre, Veterans Park, and Dale Earnhardt Tribute Plaza. With a prominent location near the core of the City’s redevelopment efforts and the North Carolin...

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If you have visited Downtown Kannapolis you have probably noticed that the first phase of the Kannapolis Downtown Revitalization Project, the streetscape and infrastructure improvements, are now underway. In February you will see the following take place: Install of new underground electrical ductwork on Oak Avenue.  PSNC begins construction of the new gas line at the intersection of Chestnut and Laureate Way. Removal of asphalt and concrete curb and gutter from streets ...

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IMPORTANT NOTICE - January 18 We have a new schedule for collecting garbage/recycling routes that were missed this week due to the bad weather. We will collect Wednesday’s garbage/recycling route TOMORROW – Friday. We will collect Thursday’s garbage/recycling route this Saturday. We will collect Friday’s garbage/recycling route this Sunday. We will collect yard waste debris on a regular schedule. Friday’s route will be collected tomorrow and we will run a...

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The City of Kannapolis will sell the remaining parcel of property located in the Kannapolis Gateway Business Park near N.C. 73 to Elevation Acquisition and Development, LLC. The 7.25 acres will be sold for $1.5 million, its appraised value. The Kannapolis Gateway Business Park was developed by the City in 2002 to attract business, commercial and industrial companies. The City has succeeded in its goal for the park as it is now home to Stewart-Haas Racing, Haas Formula One and the Novant Healt...

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It is going to be another great year to Discover Fun in Kannapolis. The City has announced its lineup of concerts, movies, special events, Intimidators Baseball and of course - fireworks for 2017. All events are free to the public and will be held in downtown Kannapolis. Movies and concerts are held at Village Park and Veterans Park and are on various days from April to August. Award winning groups Little Texas, 38 Special, and Diamond Rio headline an awesome summer of great music in Kannap...

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Monday night a design for the Kannapolis Sports and Entertainment Venue was unanimously approved by the Kannapolis City Council. The venue will be the home of the Kannapolis Intimidators and serve as an anchor for the redevelopment of downtown Kannapolis. The next step in the process is the completion of architectural drawings. The venue will be located downtown on the site of the former K-Town Furniture. Market studies have shown a sports and entertainment venue would be a game changer with...

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Are you looking for a community service project? Do you see trash on the side of the road and want to do something about it? Join the Adopt-a-Street program! The Adopt-a-Street program recognizes organizations who commit to clean a one mile section of street at least four times a year for two years. Each organization is provided with equipment, a street sign that recognizes the organization, and a certificate of participation. JDH Contracting recently committed to the Adopt-a-Street progra...

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Kannapolis Fire Department Explorer Post 1 recently recognized individuals for their achievements during the past year. Explorer Battalion Chief Chris Herbert received the Explorer Officer of the Year Award, Explorer Shea Archie received the Explorer of the Year Award, and Adam Black received the “Bradley E. Jordan Outstanding Service” Award. “These three individuals are well thought of by their peers and Explorer advisors. They certainly deserve these special recogniti...

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