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Entries for October 2017

The City has begun a major infrastructure and streetscape project as part of the downtown revitalization efforts. Oak Avenue between B Street and Laureate Way will be closed for construction beginning November 1. West Avenue will be fenced off for construction beginning the middle of November. When that happens, there will no longer be vehicular access, but pedestrian access will be provided to businesses and residents. Other streets will also be closed intermittently. There will continu...

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Hundreds of Kannapolis officials, business people and residents celebrated the kickoff of the Downtown Revitalization Project during a ceremony Thursday morning. The event was held at the former K-Town Furniture Building which will be the site of the Sports and Entertainment Venue. Kannapolis City Manager Mike Legg began the ceremony by outlining the three key components of the Downtown Revitalization Project: the streetscape and infrastructure improvements, the mixed use demonstration devel...

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Update: Water service has been restored.    Some City of Concord and City of Kannapolis water customers in northwestern Cabarrus County are currently without water service while crews repair a water line damaged by private contractors earlier today. Affected Concord customers are located in the Cabarrus Crossing subdivision. Affected Kannapolis customers include the Wellington Chase, Waterford, The Farm at Riverpoint and Pelham Point subdivisions,  Christ the King Catholic...

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The City of Kannapolis has approved façade and site improvement grants to four local businesses on Main Street, Jackson Park Road, and Dale Earnhardt Boulevard. City leaders have identified these areas as key business gateways. The façade and site improvement grants will benefit the City and property owners as everyone works together to maximize the appearance of the corridors and make Kannapolis a more attractive place to do business. “This is a win-win program,&rdquo...

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Officers from Kannapolis Police Department to mentor students from Forest Park Elementary School Kannapolis, NC – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas has provided life-changing, one-to-one mentors for youth in Cabarrus County since 2004. In 2016-17, the agency placed and supported over 170 Cabarrus County children with a mentor. This year, Big Brothers Big Sisters is introducing a new mentoring program to help children while building positive relationships between law enfor...

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Monteith Construction is conducting a project information session and outreach meeting to update all interested subcontractors, vendors and suppliers on opportunities available for Kannapolis Fire Stations. The meeting will be held at 4 p.m., October 11 in the EOC Training Room on the 3rd floor of Kannapolis City Hall – 401 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, NC 28081. Click here for more information.

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Join us at the Fall Festival on Saturday, October 21, from 3-6:30 p.m., for a day of family fun at Village Park! Come dressed in your costume and enjoy games, treats, crafts and more! Ride the carousel and the train. The Fall Festival is always a wonderful time of fun, food and fellowship for the community! After sunset, join us under the stars for the feature film: Monsters, Inc. Admission is free. For more information, contact Kannapolis Parks & Recreation at 704-920-4343 or park...

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The second half of the Run Kannapolis Series is underway. There are only three runs left in 2017. Over 1,000 people have joined us this year to walk and run in the series. 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...

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It’s Fall which means it’s time for leaves to fall from trees. Beginning October 23 and running until March 9, the City collects loose leaves. At all other times of the year leaves must be bagged. A few things to remember:  Leaves must be placed at the curb or along the ditch line – not in the ditch – in rows parallel with the street. Please do not put leaves on the sidewalk. Place leaves at the curb by 7 a.m. on the day of collection to ensure collection on t...

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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 25. The Celebration continues through the Christmas Holiday seasons with the Celebration of Lights and Winterland Express. The Winterland Express train runs every evening from November 25th – 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...

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