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Entries for December 2017

All City of Kannapolis offices will be closed on Monday, January 1, in observance of the New Year’s holiday. There will be no delay in garbage or recycling collection but there will be a one day delay in loose leaf and yard waste collection.

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All City of Kannapolis offices will be closed on Friday, December 22 and Monday, December 25 and Tuesday, December 26th, in observance of the Christmas holiday. There will be no garbage, loose leaf and recycling collection service on Christmas Day. Collection will be delayed one day the week of Christmas. We hope you will visit our Christmas Festival of Lights. Enjoy a ride on the Winterland Express as it travels through thousands of beautiful Christmas lights counting down the 12 days of Ch...

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Kannapolis Police Department invites you to a CommUNITY Conversation at 6 p.m., Thursday, December 14, at City Hall, 401 Laureate Way. Help keep your loved ones safe: prescription opioid and heroin overdose is an epidemic that affects all walks of life. This event is a call to action and discussion on how we can work together in the community to combat this epidemic. For more information, call the Kannapolis Police Department at 704-920-4000. Sponsors: Kannapolis Police Department Cabarr...

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Kannapolis Mayor Darrell Hinnant and Council Members Doug Wilson and Dianne Berry were sworn-in, to serve new terms on the Kannapolis City Council, Monday evening during the council’s regularly scheduled meeting. This is the second term for Council Members Wilson and Berry. This is also the second term as Mayor for Hinnant, although he previously served as a council member from 2001 to 2013. During the meeting, Berry was selected to serve as Mayor Pro-Tem. Van Rowell was also sworn-i...

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You have probably noticed the beginning of change in Downtown Kannapolis. The first phase of the Kannapolis Downtown Revitalization Project, the streetscape and infrastructure improvements, are now underway. This month you will see the following take place: • Construction fencing installed around the project parameters to protect the public and provide pedestrian access to downtown businesses. • Signage erected to help guide the public to parking and walkways to reach the bu...

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It was a cold but beautiful snowy night for the 79th Annual Cannon Pharmacy Kannapolis Christmas Parade. The parade kicked off with this year’s parade grand marshal, Martha Earnhardt. A native of Kannapolis, Martha Earnhardt is well-known as the matriarch of the Earnhardt racing family. With over 100 entries the parade wound its way down Main Street as hundreds enjoyed holiday music by marching bands and festive floats. This year awards were presented to the civic organizations, ch...

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