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Entries for March 2018

Are you interested in knowing more about the N. C. Fair Housing Act and your rights regarding equal housing opportunities? A lunch and learn event will be held from 11 – 1 p.m., on Thursday, April 12, at The Laureate Center, Kannapolis City Hall, 401 Laureate Way. The event is hosted by the City of Kannapolis and the Salisbury-Rowan Community Action Agency, Inc. Phil Jordan with the North Carolina Human Relations Commission will lead a discussion on fair housing laws. Lunch will be...

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Check out our new website – www.cookingforahealthylife.com. It’s fun, informative and easy to use. The City of Kannapolis along with several community partners have launched Cooking for a Healthy Life. A new Discover a Healthy Life initiative, Cooking for a Healthy Life promotes culinary nutrition as an additional cornerstone of healthy living, giving families easy access to recipes, nutritional information and a calendar of local cooking and nutrition research events. There a...

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Members of Concord Fire Department, Kannapolis Fire Department, Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office, and Cabarrus County Fire Marshal’s office hosted the 10th annual Fire and Life Safety Bowl Wednesday, March 28th, 2018 at McGill Baptist Church in Concord. The Cabarrus County Fire and Life Safety Bowl is a competitive competition open to all 4th and 5th graders within Cabarrus County. This year 11 teams from 10 schools, each composed of five students took on the endeavor of studying...

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As warmer weather approaches, the Village Park Rotary Express and Carousel will operate on a limited schedule. The train and carousel will be open from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. every Saturday and noon-6 p.m. every Sunday beginning this weekend, March 31. The first weekend to enjoy the Splash Pad will be Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28. It will be open Saturday, from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., and Sunday – Monday from Noon – 6 p.m. The putt putt course at Bakers Creek Park opens on A...

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If you have visited Downtown Kannapolis you have probably noticed that the first phase of the Kannapolis Downtown Revitalization Project, the streetscape and infrastructure improvements, are now underway. In March/April the following work will be underway (weather permitting): Internet/Technology Installation to begin Storm and sewer lines on Oak Avenue are being replaced Storm and sewer lines on Vance up to Main Street are being replaced PSNC will complete the n...

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The City of Kannapolis offices will be closed Friday, March 30, in observance of the Easter Holiday. Offices will reopen on Monday, April 2. Garbage and recycling services will operate on a regular schedule.

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On March 19, 2018, Concord Kannapolis Area Transit (Rider) will launch the brand new CCX (Charlotte Concord Express), an all-day express route between Rider Transit Center and CATS LYNX Light Rail in Charlotte. This seven day a week express route, the first of its kind in the region, will provide daily service, connecting the two regions, and easy access to and from Charlotte for employment, entertainment, medical and educational opportunities. To introduce and celebrate the new service, Conc...

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The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released the 2018 County Health Rankings Wednesday. Cabarrus County improved from #14 to #9 against the 99 other North Carolina counties. While Cabarrus County ranks high overall, this report helps to identify areas where the County can focus on further improvements to residents overall health, including physical environment. The County Health Rankings measure vital health factors and behaviors in nearly every county in America. The annual County Health ...

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The Kannapolis Farmers Market is looking for vendors. If you are a farmer, crafter or baker we would love for you to participate in the market. The market is looking for people who offer a wide variety of fresh, local produce, as well as cheese, ice cream, honey, baked goods, spices, jewelry, soaps, candies, crafts and more. The market is open May thru September and operates every Thursday from 4-7 p.m. at the corner of Vance Avenue and Dale Earnhardt Boulevard. If you are interested pleas...

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Due to deteriorating road conditions, Waste Management has suspended garbage/recycling collection today, March 12. Today's scheduled collection will resume tomorrow morning with additional equipment to remain on a normal schedule for the rest of the week. Please leave your garbage/recycling carts at the curb for pickup tomorrow. Yard waste collection will remain on a normal schedule today, unless otherwise posted. Please note: loose leaf pickup ended Friday, March 9. All yard waste m...

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