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Entries for December 2016

The City of Kannapolis has released the 2017 Recycling Calendar. In addition to the schedule for 2017, the calendar includes information on what items may be recycled. The calendar also details the holiday schedule for garbage/recycling collection. There is only two days garbage and recycling will be affected due to a holiday – Thanksgiving and Christmas. Garbage and recycling collection will be delayed one day due to the Thanksgiving Christmas Holidays. The City of Kannapolis asks...

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Police Offer Free Workshop The City of Kannapolis Police Department will host a workshop for seniors on how to recognize scam and fraud attempts. The workshop will focus on how to recognize and deal with the people who are working to scam you out of your money and resources. Criminals love to target senior citizens in person, via email and by phone. Learn how to not be a victim. Detective Lamar Harper will conduct the workshop, from 9-10 a.m. on January 10, at Kannapolis City Hall. The p...

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Kannapolis, N.C. – All City of Kannapolis offices will be closed on Monday, January 2 in observance of the New Year’s holiday. There will be no delay in garbage, loose leaf or recycling collection.

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A major component of the Kannapolis Downtown Revitalization Plan is the infrastructure and streetscape improvements planned for West Avenue and the surrounding streets. Over the past year staff has been working with DFI and Land Design to examine options for the best design for a streetscape that is unique, has green space, outdoor dining and social hubs, maintains traffic flow and parking options, encourages pedestrian activity, provides interaction between businesses downtown and preserves th...

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The Kannapolis City Council approved three items which are the first steps in the process for the construction of a new sports and entertainment venue in downtown Kannapolis.  Architects Populous and Creech and Associates, Inc. were approved as the designers of the Sports and Entertainment Venue. The City Council also approved establishing a capital project ordinance which is the financial mechanism to pay for the items needed for the preliminary design of the venue. City Council also appr...

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 The Kannapolis City Council has unanimously approved a rezoning request from the TPA Group from Atlanta. The three parcels, totaling 117 acres, is located on NC 73 at Macedonia Church Road. It was previously zoned Campus Development and Rural Estate/Agricultural which allowed office and light industrial use such as the Gateway Business Park where Stewart-Haas Racing is located. With the rezoning, the site is completely Campus Development – Conditional Zoning, thus allowing distributi...

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KANNAPOLIS N.C. – Volunteers from the City of Kannapolis, A.L Brown High School, Duke University/MURDOCK Study and Cabarrus Health Alliance recently painted the sidewalks with interactive art exercise stencils along South Ridge Avenue. Part of the City’s Discover a Healthy Life initiative, children (and the young at heart) can follow the directions on the sidewalk art and march, tiptoe, step, jump, crab crawl and more. The City of Kannapolis received a $10,000 grant from the Ka...

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The City of Kannapolis and the North Carolina Rail Division have teamed up to place secured bike racks at the train station in Downtown Kannapolis. The public is welcome to use the racks to store their bicycles while they are traveling on the Amtrak train. The project is not only practical but artistic as the bike racks were designed to look like the North Carolinian train which stops at the Kannapolis station. “We love how the bike racks turned out. Hilbish Ford helped us paint them prof...

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