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The City of Kannapolis has added two sculptures to its public arts program. “LOVE” has been installed at the Kannapolis Train Station on Main Street. The ten-foot steel sculpture simply spells out the word, “LOVE.” It has been purposefully aged to give it a sense of time and place in the historic downtown. The second sculpture is located at Village Park near the fountain and embodies the City’s brand, “Discover a Healthy Life.” This piece is also ten ...

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The North Carolina Association of Government Information Officers has awarded the City of Kannapolis first place for its work in branding and promotion of the West Avenue Streetscape and Downtown Revitalization Project. The City was recognized with the Excellence in Communications Award for its strategic communications plan to brand, promote and market the West Avenue Streetscape and Downtown Revitalization Project during the planning, construction and opening of the streetscape. The Commu...

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The City of Kannapolis has released the 2021 Garbage/Recycling Calendar. In addition to the schedule for 2021, the calendar includes information on what items may be recycled. The calendar also details the holiday schedule for garbage/recycling collection. Important tips for recycling in 2021 - The City of Kannapolis asks that you do not bag your recyclables, and that you reuse, donate, or throw away Christmas lights, hoses, cords, clothing, and grocery bags because they get stuck and clog...

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Once again it is time to start the City of Kannapolis Loop the Loop Program. Loop the Loop is a fun way to track the distance of your walk, run, or bike ride in Kannapolis while earning great prizes. Grab a friend, family member and your dog and start looping.   Everyone can win a prize – even your dog.   You can loop anywhere in the City – just track your miles. Specific loop the loop routes are designated in downtown Kannapolis, Atrium Health Ballpark, all our...

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All City of Kannapolis offices will be closed on Friday, January 1, 2021, in observance of the New Year’s holiday. Garbage and recycling collection will operate on a regular schedule. However, there will be no yard waste collection for Friday’s route this week. Yard waste, limb and loose leaf collection will resume on Monday, January 4, on a normal schedule for the rest of the week. To find your schedules for garbage, recycling, loose leaf, and yard waste, visit kannapolisnc.go...

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All City of Kannapolis offices will be closed from Wednesday, December 23 through Friday, December 25, in observance of the Christmas holiday. There will be no garbage and recycling collection service on Christmas Day. Friday’s route will be collected on Saturday, December 26. There will be no yard waste, limb or loose leaf collection Wednesday, December 23-Friday, December 25. We hope you will join us at the Celebration of Lights and Winterland Express located at Village Park, 700 West...

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The City of Kannapolis, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers and Old Armor Beer Company would like to thank the community for their generous donations to the Cabarrus and Rowan Veterans Food Drive. Within four weeks we received over TWO TONS of food donations.   We are grateful that once again our community has stepped up to help those in need.   There are approximately 27,000 veterans in Cabarrus and Rowan Counties and approximately 10,000 of these veterans seek assistance from t...

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As our community works together to fight the spread of COVID-19, many of you have reached out to us and asked, “How can we help?” We thank you for being so willing to help those in our community who are in need especially as we enter the winter months. There are several non-profit organizations that are stretched to the limit as they work to help people deal with the effects of COVID-19 on their lives. We have created a database of non-profit needs in Cabarrus County. The dat...

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Several City of Kannapolis residents have graduated from the citizen police academy. The academy concentrates on the services and functions of the Kannapolis Police Department and provides citizens with a better understanding of what it takes to be a police officer. Attendees participated in classes on all aspects of the department such as patrol operations, traffic enforcement, defensive driving, firearms, K-9 operations, special operations (SWAT), felony investigations, interaction with the...

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The non-profit, 1CAN, has installed a Blessing Box at Fire Station 1, located at 300 Firehouse Drive. The Blessing Box is stocked with food and personal hygiene items. Needy persons may stop by at any time and take what they need. Anyone in the community is also welcomed to stock the box at any time. The mission of 1CAN is to reduce the number of families dealing with food insecurities in our community. Sheryl Kluge who leads 1CAN said, “We want people to be able to stop by the fire sta...

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