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Entries for September 2016

Traffic Alert: NCDOT has closed the bridge at East 1st Street and U.S. 29 in order to do repairs. The work is expected to take approximately 6 weeks. Detour signs are posted to help you seek an alternative route.

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The City of Kannapolis has been selected as a winner in the Play Everywhere Challenge, a $1 million national competition that will award innovative ideas to make play easy, available, and fun for kids and families in cities across the U.S. The Challenge is hosted by KaBOOM!, a national non-profit dedicated to bringing balanced and active play into the daily lives of all kids, particularly those growing up in poverty in America. Kannapolis created a unique plan to turn sidewalks and pedestria...

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Everyone loves a parade and everyone loves fire trucks – so you will love our Fire Truck Parade. To celebrate the 100th birthday of the Kannapolis Fire Department we are having a parade at 10 a.m. on October 1.    The parade will begin at the intersection of Laureate Way and Biotechnology Lane and continue down Laureate Way to N. Research Campus Drive. After the parade we will keep celebrating with an Open House at Kannapolis City Hall, 401 Laureate Way. There will be a Quie...

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The Kannapolis Police Department announces the following promotions of personnel. James Livengood, II has been promoted to the position of Lieutenant. Jamie Beach and Travis Smith have been promoted to the position of Sergeant. Lieutenant Livengood began his career with the Kannapolis Police Department as a Patrol Officer in 1999. In 2001 he was designated as a K-9 handler and was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2009. He has served as Team Leader for the SRT (Special Response Team) and is...

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CHARLOTTE – The N. C. Department of Transportation invites the public to attend a meeting to learn more about a proposed project to improve the safety of Jackson Park Road and Lane Street between Main Street and Interstate 85 in Kannapolis.   The open house meeting will begin at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 4, at Kannapolis City Hall, 401 Laureate Way. Department staff will be available to answer questions and receive comments until 8 p.m. There will be no formal presentation. Attendee...

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