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Winter Weather Update – 4 p.m. – December 9, 2018 We remain under a Winter Storm Warning - The latest forecast calls for more freezing rain/sleet/snow later tonight and into Monday morning. Streets: Public Works Crews continue to plow and salt primary streets in the City. Many of these primary streets are passable at this time. Secondary streets are still unsafe. We expect road conditions to deteriorate tonight and Monday morning as temperatures drop and more precipitation fall...

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City of Kannapolis Winter Weather Update – 9 a.m. – December 9, 2018 Streets are very treacherous at this time. The City is experiencing a mix of snow/sleet/freezing rain. Public Work crews began plowing primary streets that lead to critical facilities, such as hospitals, early this morning but weather conditions are hampering their efforts. They will continue to plow and salt streets but we do not expect traveling conditions to improve today. No power outages are reported at this...

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College recently moved the cosmetology, esthetics and manicuring programs in Kannapolis to a new location as part of the City’s downtown revitalization. The College was proud to host city council members, county commissioners, Rowan-Cabarrus Board of Trustees, staff, faculty, donors, and community members to commemorate the completion of the College Station project with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Attendees were treated to a tour of the new location, named Colleg...

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The City of Kannapolis has provided a proposed interlocal agreement to Rowan County which would result in the annexation of property and extension of Kannapolis utilities to the Old Beatty Ford Road interchange on I-85. Louisiana-based Commercial Properties Realty Trust has approached Rowan County and City of Kannapolis officials regarding a large mixed-use development (medical, office, commercial and residential) which would be located on 318 acres of property at the Old Beatty Ford Road int...

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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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