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Loop the Loop is a fun new way to track the distance of your walk, run, or bike ride in downtown Kannapolis. Route distances are designated by different colors. Signage and sidewalk markers will aid you as you complete the loops around the City. The goal, if you choose to track your mileage, is for you to complete 150 miles by the end of 2017. At the end of each quarter, you are eligible to earn prizes. The program is open to everyone and is free. Get started today. It’s easy. Regi...

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Join the over 1,200 people who have participated in Run Kannapolis in 2016. Run Kannapolis is part of the City of Kannapolis’ Discover a Healthy Life brand and cosponsored by Carolinas Healthcare System. Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in a unique series featuring the best 5K runs/walks in the city. Each run is held in Downtown Kannapolis and hosted by a nonprofit in the City who benefits from the entry fees. In 2017 we have added new events and ...

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The City of Kannapolis has released the 2017 Recycling Calendar. In addition to the schedule for 2017, the calendar includes information on what items may be recycled. The calendar also details the holiday schedule for garbage/recycling collection. There is only two days garbage and recycling will be affected due to a holiday – Thanksgiving and Christmas. Garbage and recycling collection will be delayed one day due to the Thanksgiving Christmas Holidays. The City of Kannapolis asks...

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KANNAPOLIS N.C. – Volunteers from the City of Kannapolis, A.L Brown High School, Duke University/MURDOCK Study and Cabarrus Health Alliance recently painted the sidewalks with interactive art exercise stencils along South Ridge Avenue. Part of the City’s Discover a Healthy Life initiative, children (and the young at heart) can follow the directions on the sidewalk art and march, tiptoe, step, jump, crab crawl and more. The City of Kannapolis received a $10,000 grant from the Ka...

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The Kannapolis Fire Department Explorer Post 001 will celebrate its 9th Anniversary this year. Since the creation of the program, the fire department has gained five firefighters who began their careers as members of this dedicated group.  Teen between the ages 14-20 who have an interest in the fire service, emergency medicine, or public service participate in the Explorers Post which is made possible through the Boy Scouts of America. Members meet twice a month on the 2nd and 4th Mo...

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DataChambers, a North State Communications company that specializes in information technologyservices, is joining the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis."With its prime location just minutes from Charlotte Douglas International Airport and the city center,the North Carolina Research Campus offers us the perfect spot for an expansion into the Charlottemarket," said Nicholas Kottyan, CEO of DataChambers. "We hope to serve fellow tenants at thecampus, businesses in the greater Char...

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