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Please click this link for information regarding Early Voting and all other voting information for Cabarrus County and Rowan County.    Cabarrus County Rowan County  

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The Kannapolis City Council has approved an incentive grant for Dole Food Company, Inc. during their regular business meeting on Monday. The company will move its East Coast Fresh Fruit Sales Division to the North Carolina Research Campus. The sales division will include 19 employees who have positions in administration, sales, marketing, nutrition and food safety. The company will transfer and hire locally for the positions with annual salaries ranging from a minimum of $50,000 to over $100...

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The Department of Transportation is preparing to replace a bridge on Brantley Road over Lake Fisher in Kannapolis. Contractor crews cleared the area last week, and installed erosion control devices. Next, heavy equipment will be moved in to prepare for the demolition of the existing bridge structure and to install support piles for the new bridge. The project is scheduled for completion by late August 2017. While construction is underway, there will be a signed detour for motorists using Bra...

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The Kannapolis City Council will consider offering Dole Food Company, Inc. an incentive grant during their regular business meeting on Monday. The company would like to move its East Coast Fresh Fruit Sales Division to the North Carolina Research Campus. The sales division will include 19 employees who have positions in administration, sales, marketing, nutrition and food safety. The company will transfer and hire locally for the positions with annual salaries ranging from a minimum of $50,0...

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A Kannapolis Christmas will officially kick off at Village Park with the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6 p.m., Saturday, November 26. The Celebration continues all month long with the Celebration of Lights and Winterland Express. The Winterland Express train runs every evening from November 26th – December 30th (closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day) from 6-9 p.m. Sundays – Thursdays and from 6 – 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Ride the train thru the park and enjoy ove...

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On Tuesday, November 29th, Kannapolis Fire Department and the Charlotte Regional Center of the NC Health and Human Services will host Safety Awareness Day for the Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing/Deaf-Blind community at Kannapolis City Hall (401 Laureate Way) from 10 am -12 pm. This free training seminar will provide information on medical alert devices, winter safety and fall prevention. There will also be an opportunity to tour Kannapolis City Hall and the 911 Communications Center. The event is limit...

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We know we have great parks and recreation facilities and programs and now the nation knows! The Kannapolis Parks and Recreation Department has been recognized by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) for excellence in operations and service. Kannapolis is now recognized as one of only 149 departments in the country to receive this accreditation, which establishes them as being in the top 1% of parks and recreation departments in the United States. Ka...

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Beginning Monday, October 24, the City of Kannapolis will begin collection of loose leaves. The loose leaf collection service will continue until Friday, March 10, 2017. 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 of the week are your loose leaves collected? There are 10 zones in the city for loose leaf collec...

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The City of Kannapolis Community Development Commission will host a Grant Writing Workshop for non-profit agencies interested in applying for Division of Adult Correction & Juvenile Justice Grants. The workshop will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 6 pm, in the Kannapolis City Hall/Police Headquarters, 401 Laureate Way (Laureate Center). The workshop will focus on grant writing techniques for non-profit agencies providing programs and services for “At Risk” Youth. ...

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East First Street Bridge in Kannapolis Closed until Early December Critical Repairs Underway to Keep the Structure Safe CHARLOTTE – Officials with the N.C. Department of Transportation announced today that the critical repairs underway on the East First Street bridge over U.S. 29 (Cannon Boulevard) in Kannapolis should be completed by early December. Though the structure is scheduled to be replaced in 2019, recent maintenance work revealed the need to add support to the bridge immediat...

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