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Entries for January 2018

Due to the deteriorating weather conditions, all City of Kannapolis offices will close at 10:00 a.m. today, Wednesday, January 17. We will post updates here and on social media channels.

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On Saturday, February 10 from 9 a.m. until noon, Kannapolis Public Works will host a free document shredding and e-waste recycling event at the Public Works Operation Center at 1401 Bethpage Road. Electronic waste (e-waste) consists of computers, computer equipment such as monitors or video display units for a computer system, keyboards, mice, printers, copiers, scanners, print-scanner-fax machines, televisions, VCRs, stereos, DVD and CD players will be collected. These are the common electr...

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The City of Kannapolis is hosting a Daddy/Daughter Dance at 6 p.m., Saturday, February 10 at the Laureate Center in Kannapolis City Hall. This year’s theme is “To the Moon and Back.” This fun event is for dads and daughters to have a special evening out together celebrating Valentine’s Day. Girls, ages 5 years and older, are encouraged to bring their father, step-father, grandfather, brother, or another special gentleman in their life. The attire ranges from dressy to ...

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The Kannapolis Police Department is once again offering its Citizen Police Academy. If you are interested in serving as a volunteer with the department or would just like to know more about how the department functions you will want to sign up for this academy. The academy classes are interactive and provide you with information on all aspects of the department such as patrol operations, traffic enforcement, defensive driving, firearms, K-9 operations, special operations (SWAT), felony invest...

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The City of Kannapolis offices will be closed Monday, January 15th in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Offices will reopen on January 16. There will be no delay in the collection of garbage and recycling but yard debris collection will be delayed one day.

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Monday evening, the Kannapolis City Council approved two agreements with downtown tenants, which will allow the Downtown Revitalization Project to continue to progress on schedule. C4 Builders of Charlotte was selected as the general contractor for renovations to the College Station Property located at 489 North Cannon Boulevard. The renovations will be completed in order for Rowan Cabarrus Community College to relocate to this location from its downtown Kannapolis site by the Fall 2018 Seme...

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The City of Kannapolis offices will be closed Monday, January 15th in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Offices will reopen on January 16. There will be no delay in the collection of garbage and recycling but yard debris collection will be delayed one day.

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Update 3:30 p.m., January 4: The water main has been repaired.   Crews are working to repair a water main break near Rose Avenue. Homes near the break may not have water. A.L. Brown High School is being dimissed early because there is no water. We hope to have repairs made later today. Thank you for your patience as we work on this issue.

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Loop the Loop, the fun walking, running, or biking routes in downtown Kannapolis are expanding. The City has expanded the loops to include routes at A.L. Brown High, Woodrow Wilson, Shady Brook, Jackson Park, Fred Wilson, Carver Schools. “We are excited to be able to expand the Loop the Loop Program to include the schools. Using a REACH grant from the Cabarrus Health Alliance and working in collaboration with the schools, this is an opportunity to bring the loops to our local neighborho...

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The public can get a first-hand look at how the City of Kannapolis Fire Department trains and responds to the emergency needs of our community by attending the Citizens Fire Academy. The Citizens Fire Academy is a ten week course offered free to anyone who would like to have a better understanding of our fire department operations and how we assist citizens when an emergency happens. The academy will also teach the dangers of fire and how a person can protect themselves and their homes. Co...

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