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Entries for November 2017

Kannapolis holiday festivities continue with the 79th Annual Cannon Pharmacy Kannapolis Christmas Parade on December 9. Thousands come out each year for this event, so make sure you get your viewing spot early! Starting at 6 p.m., the parade begins at the intersection of Main St. and Dale Earnhardt Blvd., and concludes at the intersection of Main and Laureate Way. (Please note this is a new parade route). We are pleased to announce that this year’s parade grand marshal is Martha Ea...

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Since 2000 the Kannapolis Police Department has been recognized as an accedited law enforcement agency. In order to achieve this national designation the department meets stringent standards. One of the standards includes going through a reaccreditation process every three years. The department is now applying for reaccreditation. This process includes an on-site assessment to verify the department continues to meet the national accreditation professional standards. Administered by the Com...

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The City of Kannapolis hosted a public unveiling of the draft of the City’s new 2030 comprehensive plan, Move Kannapolis Forward. Once adopted, the plan will guide decisions related to land use and character, transportation, economic development, parks and recreation, environmental protection, health, and other planning topics. The meeting was held last night with approximately 100 members of the community learning about the plan and providing comments on the draft. If you were not...

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All City of Kannapolis offices will be closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. There will be no garbage/recycling/loose leaf collection service on Thanksgiving Day, and no loose leaf collection on Friday, November 24. Garbage and recycling will operate on a one day delay - (Thursday’s route will be collected on Friday and Friday’s route will be collected on Saturday). Loose leaf collection will resume on Monday, Nove...

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The NC Research Campus (NCRC) welcomes R&S Chemicals, a cancer research and development company, to its roster of small businesses leasing ready-to-use laboratories in the David H. Murdock Core Laboratory. Srisailas Muthialu, PhD, PMP, vice president of R&S Chemicals, is leading the company’s study of two molecules that demonstrate anti-cancer activity. With additional research that will be done in collaboration with parent company Chem-Master International, Muthialu will explo...

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You gave us your ideas and we listened! Following extensive community outreach that included engaging with community members at events in downtown, Village Park, Cannon Blvd, Main Street, and western parts of the City – the Move Kannapolis Forward 2030 Comprehensive Plan is ready for its unveiling to you – our most important asset. Join us for the public unveiling of the Move Kannapolis Forward 2030 Comprehensive Plan, 6 - 8 p.m., November 20 at The Laureate Center at City Hall,...

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