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Kannapolis Police Department is proud to announce that Officer Matthew Hoehman has been promoted to the rank of Sergeant assigned to Patrol Squad B.  Hoehman began his career with Kannapolis Police Department as a Patrol Officer in 2014. His most recent assignment was in the Traffic Enforcement Division. He was designated as Police Officer I in 2017 and Police Officer II in 2020. He also serves as a Field Training Officer for the department. Hoehman received a Police Commendation in 2...

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N.C. Department of Transportation contract crews are actively working on every section of N.C. 3 from Kannapolis Parkway to Loop Road, as work continues to widen the existing road to a four-lane divided roadway. Completion is currently scheduled for spring 2022.   Current operations include: Soil cement stabilization from Beth Page Rd. to Rainbow Dr. Fine grading in multiple areas From Beth Page Rd to Rainbow Dr., then from Rainbow Dr. to Cypress St. once the double barrel culve...

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Queens/Francis Marion and Catawba/Belmont Abbey Dance in Division-II Match-Ups   Building off a successful launch of baseball games in March, Atrium Health Ballpark welcomes two area colleges for spring match-ups in the lead up to the Cannon Ballers inaugural season opener in May. Queens University of Charlotte hosts Francis Marion University on Tuesday, April 13th (6:00 p.m.), and Catawba College takes on Belmont Abbey Monday, April 19th (6:00 p.m.). Both games are ticketed events ...

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Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D. gave an update on the state’s current data, trends and vaccination progress as tomorrow also marks the opening of vaccine eligibility for Group 5. This means anyone 16 years and older who wants a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccination is eligible to get one. “We remain focused on getting people vaccinated as quickly and as equitably as possible and continuing to slow the ...

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The Government Finance Officers Association has presented the Distinguished Budget Award to the City of Kannapolis. This is the 20th consecutive year the City has received this honor.   The award is given to municipalities who publish a budget that is a policy document, an operations guide, a financial plan and is used as a communications device.   The City of Kannapolis budget document was found to be proficient in those four categories and met 14 mandatory criteria in ord...

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The City of Kannapolis is accepting applications from non-profits with programs that would qualify for its 2021-2022 Community Development Block Grant fund allocation. Funds are designated for activities that benefit low- and moderate-income residents in the city.   The deadline for submitting applications is 5 p.m. on May 28, 2021.   Eligible Activities include:   Employment services (e.g., job training); Crime prevention and public safety; Child care; ...

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Your City of Kannapolis utility bill will look different when it arrives in your mailbox this month. The City has redesigned the utility bill to make it easier to read and comprehend. The new bill has a more legible font and colorful graphical elements to help residents understand the amount of utilities used and how to pay the bill. Over the last few years the City has been working to improve its information technology systems in order to streamline how meters are read, added methods for mak...

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City of Kannapolis offices will be closed Friday, April 2, in observance of the Easter Holiday. Offices will reopen on Monday, April 5. Garbage and recycling services will operate on a regular schedule. There will be no yard debris collection on Friday. It will be collected on a regular schedule the following week. To find your collection schedule, set reminders for your pickups and learn how to dispose of items properly, download the CARTology app in the Apple or Google Play stores.

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As warmer weather approaches, the Village Park Carousel will operate on a limited schedule. The carousel will be open from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., every Saturday, and noon-6 p.m., every Sunday, beginning this Saturday, April 3. The Rotary Express Train will remain closed as it is undergoing repairs; however, it will reopen soon. Tickets for the carousel are $1.50 and can be purchased at the carousel ticket booth and the concession stand, at Village Park when the carousel is open. All Ci...

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As our community works together to fight the spread of COVID-19, many of you have reached out to us and asked, “How can we help?” We thank you for being so willing to help those in our community. There are several non-profit organizations that are stretched to the limit as they work to help people deal with the effects of COVID-19 on their lives. We have created a database of non-profit needs in Cabarrus County. The database of non-profit organizations lists the immediate nee...

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