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The Kannapolis City Council has established a Youth Council. The Council’s goal is to create opportunities for students to become engaged in leadership development, provide avenues for high school students to volunteer, develop leadership skills, develop high standards for behavior, to refine communication abilities, practice teamwork and to have a line of communication to the adult leadership in the decision-making process of the City. The formation of the Youth Council is the result of c...

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We offer our deepest condolences to the family of Former Kannapolis Fire Chief Rick Barnhardt. Chief Barnhardt passed away today at his home of natural causes. He retired from the department in March 2020 after a long tenure with the Kannapolis Fire Department. Rick had been with the Kannapolis Fire Department for 30 years. He had worked his way up the ranks in the department starting as a volunteer firefighter, at age 16, with the Royal Oaks Fire Department. Royal Oaks Fire Department lat...

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The Kannapolis City Council’s goal to attract private investment in the downtown continues to progress with the sale of two more parcels of property. At their regularly scheduled meeting Monday night, the City Council approved the sale of 230, 234, 242, 246 and 250 Oak Avenue (Block 7) to Oak Avenue Partners, LLC. The properties currently have two tenants, including Pizza Hut, and is suitable for office and commercial space. The property, which is 0.56 acres and approximately 11,000 squ...

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All City of Kannapolis offices will be closed on Thursday, November 26, and Friday, November 27, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. There will be no garbage/recycling/yard waste/loose leaf collection service on Thanksgiving Day, and no loose leaf/yard waste collection on Friday, November 28. Garbage and recycling will operate on a one-day delay - (Thursday’s route will be collected on Friday and Friday’s route will be collected on Saturday). Loose leaf/yard waste collecti...

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Kannapolis, N.C. – The City of Kannapolis continues to see a trend of positive growth in both residential and commercial development as a result of the Kannapolis City Council’s emphasis on strategic economic development policies and investments. From 2017 to 2019 permits for new single-family homes were around 300 annually. The majority of residential growth occurring during this time period is in the multifamily market with several apartment and townhome projects receiving permits....

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NCDOT recently gave an update on the projects they are constructing in the city limits of Kannapolis. 22 Projects in the Kannapolis area include:  Highway Bridge CMAQ Bike/Ped Safety Rail Resurfacing Click here to see the presentation.

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It was another great year for Jiggy with the Piggy. Seventy-four teams completed the rigorous Kansas City Barbeque Society event  Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vestibulum aliquet nulla sit amet tempus scelerisque. Morbi pellentesque sapien turpis, at ullamcorper ipsum sagittis at. Donec faucibus tellus et mi congue, et eleifend nunc sollicitudin. Etiam eu volutpat leo. Etiam dictum mi quis sodales scelerisque. Ut nisl sem, vehicula eu varius ac, finibus nec lib...

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