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Entries for October 2015

The City’s new City Hall and Police Headquarters will be dedicated on December 14. The first floor of the building has approximately 9,000 square feet that can be rented for conferences, work development sessions, meetings, and other large events. This premier space, The Laureate Center, includes three large meeting rooms, two outside terraces and a gallery. The goal is for the center to showcase City Hall and serve as a one of the economic development drivers for our Downtown Revitalizati...

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The Cities of Concord, Kannapolis, and Albemarle celebrated the recent completion of their jointly funded water transmission line Thursday, which provides a new water source for Cabarrus County into the future. The ceremony was the culmination of a regional partnership developed among the cities over the last 16 years. City elected officials, management, and utilities staff from each community gathered at the Mount Pleasant pump station site Thursday afternoon to "Turn the Valve," marking the...

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In celebration of the 100th anniversary of fire service in Kannapolis, the fire department (KFD) is compiling a pictorial-style history book featuring a timeline of the fire service, historical photos, written history, and department descriptions. KFD’s Pride and Traditions Committee is gathering information and photos for the history book. If you have or know someone who may have any old photographs of fires, employees, volunteers, stations, apparatus or anything else fire service-rel...

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Beginning Monday, October 19, the City will begin collection of loose leaves. The loose leaf collection service will continue until Friday, March 4, 2016. During the loose leaf collection period it is not necessary to bag leaves for them to be collected. However, if you do choose to bag your leaves, the bags will be collected weekly, the same day your garbage is collected. What day will your loose leaves be collected? There are 10 zones in the city for loose leaf collection. Find your loos...

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Bi-annual hydrant maintenance is underway in Kannapolis. During the month of October, fire hydrants across the city will be flushed and checked by Kannapolis Fire Department personnel. Hydrants will be tested between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Any flowing of hydrants will occur 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday. Fire hydrants will not be flowed on Saturdays and Sundays. According to Division Chief Kirk Beard, “Through flushin...

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