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Entries for February 2018

Jiggy with the Piggy 2018 returns with the smells and tastes of barbeque and fun for the entire family. Make plans now to join us May 1-5 in downtown Kannapolis. Once again we will host 70 barbeque competition teams. BBQ teams from across the U.S. are expected to compete in the competition on the North Carolina Research Campus sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society. Our signature concert Friday night will be The New Familiars. Natives of North Carolina, The New Familiars have grown...

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UNC Nutrition Research Institute director Steven H. Zeisel, MD, PhD has been awarded a four-year, $2.6 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), one of the National Institutes of Health, to develop and validate a panel of laboratory tests that can assess choline status in humans. Choline is an important and essential nutrient for human health, playing a key role in brain development, and liver and muscle function. But there are no good vali...

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The City of Kannapolis seeks a development partner for the redevelopment of approximately 15,000 square feet of commercial buildings and property located at 109-123 S. Main Street in downtown Kannapolis. The property is located at the corner of 1st Street, just north of the Kannapolis Train Station, and less than a block from the Gem Theatre, Veterans Park, and Dale Earnhardt Tribute Plaza. With a prominent location near the core of the City’s redevelopment efforts and the North Carolin...

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Looking for a fun summer job or a career with a great team? Join us from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Saturday, February 17, at Village Park in the Program Room to learn about available positions and career opportunities with the City of Kannapolis. Parks and Recreation summer jobs include, but are not limited to, the Splash Pad, concessions, operating the train and carousel, and working the concert and movie series. Summer positions are available to rising 11th graders and older. Are you inter...

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DATE CHANGED DUE TO WEATHER Due to the anticipated rain this weekend the Shred and E-Waste Event has been rescheduled from Saturday, February 10 to Saturday, February 17. The event will be held from 9 a.m. until noon, Kannapolis Public Works will host a free document shredding and e-waste recycling event at the Public Works Operation Center at 1401 Bethpage Road. This event is for Kannapolis residents only. Electronic waste (e-waste) consists of computers, computer equipment such as mon...

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On Saturday, February 3, the Kannapolis Fire Department held its annual Awards and Appreciation Banquet at the Laureate Center in Kannapolis. Over 200 fire department personnel, family members, and special guests attended the event. Numerous personnel were honored for their accomplishments in 2017 including Recruit Class #8 which graduated in January. The two top honors of the night went to Senior Captain Chris Morris, who received the Larry C. Phillips Fire Officer of the Year Award, a...

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