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Entries for June 2018

All City of Kannapolis offices will be closed on Wednesday, July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. There will be no disruption in garbage and recycling collection service; however, there will be no collection of yard debris. All Kannapolis parks will be open regular operating hours from dawn until dusk on July 4. In Village Park, the Rotary Express and Splash Pad will be open regular hours, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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Concord and Kannapolis Police wowed a panel of judges with their culinary skills at this morning’s Cooking for a Healthy Life Law Enforcement Challenge, held at Restaurant Forty Six in downtown Kannapolis. Cooking for a Healthy Life is the newest program of the City of Kannapolis’ Discover a Healthy Life initiative. Today’s interactive training was designed to give practical nutrition tips and provide easy recipe ideas that law enforcement officers could apply while working...

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It is another great year to Discover Fun in Kannapolis. The City has announced its lineup of concerts, movies, special events, Intimidators Baseball and of course - fireworks for 2018. All movies and concerts are free to the public and will be held in downtown Kannapolis. Movies and concerts are held at Village Park and Veterans Park. This week’s events are: June- December 15 First Knight Virtual 5K – Register at runkannapolis.com The virtual run allows you to walk/run whe...

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Kannapolis City Council has approved the Fiscal Year 2019 budget. The FY 2019 budget is $69,264,364 which includes all seven operating funds of the City. The budget includes no property tax increase. The current tax rate will remain at .63 cents per $100 valuation - a home valued at $150,000 will pay $945 annually in property taxes for all City services. The City’s budget is composed of two primary revenue sources: property taxes and sales taxes. The City’s population is expec...

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Did you know your sense of smell diminishes while you sleep? It’s true! Studies have shown that while scent can disturb you when you are awake and even into the early transition into sleep, smells will not awaken you even if it means danger. This is why it is important to have a working smoke alarm. The Kannapolis Fire Department was one of 90 departments across North Carolina participating in an event Saturday to check and install smoke alarms in homes around the City. We were also ...

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The City of Kannapolis invites everyone, especially neighborhood associations, community groups and homeowner associations to join the Kannapolis Police Department, from 5 – 8 p.m., Tuesday, August 7, to celebrate National Night Out. The event will be held at Veterans Park, located at 119 N. Main St. and is free to the community. We will celebrate with food, children's games, free school supplies, and much more. Our police and fire department staff and other community partners look ...

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Tune in this Sunday, June 24, at 9 p.m., to the DIY Network to see the top rated show: Salvage Dawgs. The episode this Sunday will feature Kannapolis and our Downtown Revitalization Project. The Salvage Dawg team will salvage materials from the former K-Town Furniture & Transit Furniture buildings and more. Then join the cast of Salvage Dawgs at 12:30, next Monday, June 25, on Facebook Live as they discuss their trip to Kannapolis. The top rated television show, Salvage Dawgs, filmed th...

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It is another great year to Discover Fun in Kannapolis. The City has announced its lineup of concerts, movies, special events, Intimidators Baseball and of course - fireworks for 2018. All movies and concerts are free to the public and will be held in downtown Kannapolis. Movies and concerts are held at Village Park and Veterans Park. This week’s events are: June- December 15:   First Knight Virtual 5K – Register at runkannapolis.com The virtual run allows you to wal...

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We are celebrating Homeownership Month by hosting a free event Saturday, June 23, to give you all the information you need to know about buying a home. The event will be held, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., at Kannapolis City Hall, 401 Laureate Way. Breakfast and registration begins at 8:15 a.m. All participants will be eligible for a free Tri-Merge “soft-hit” mortgage credit report with a Homeownership Readiness Assessment. You will receive information about down payment assistan...

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Get a behind the scenes look of the Clyde Beatty Cole Brothers Circus at “A Day at the Circus”. The event will be from 3 – 6 p.m., Sunday, June 24, at Kannapolis City Hall, 401 Laureate Way. The event is free to the public and includes an exclusive screening of “Tearing Down the Tent,” a documentary which gives viewers a backstage pass to one of the largest traveling tent circuses in the world, the Clyde Beatty Cole Bros. Circus, based in DeLand, Florida. You fa...

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