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In 2021, the City of Kannapolis expects to see a continued 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, along with a strong regional economy. Numerous subdivisions, apartment and townhome communities and commercial and industrial projects have been approved or are in the process of being approved. Kannapolis is the 20th largest city in North Carolina ...

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After months of planning and construction, the Cabarrus Center has opened in downtown Concord in the former Cabarrus Saving Bank Building with a ribbon cutting held on March 2nd in partnership with the Cabarrus Chamber. Flywheel, a leader in creating coworking communities committed to growing businesses, has designed and is now managing this historic space. "Cabarrus County has embraced this project beyond our wildest expectations, and we are sincerely grateful to the Cannon Foundation for...

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Today, Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D. announced that additional frontline essential workers in Group 3 will be eligible for vaccinations beginning tomorrow, March 3. The expedited timeline follows the approval of the Johnson & Johnson one-shot vaccine and an expected increase in vaccine supply to North Carolina. “The state and our providers continue to work extremely hard to get people vaccinated in a way...

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North Carolina State officials have lifted the Modified Stay At Home Order. The new Executive Order No. 195 eases certain restrictions on businesses and gatherings. A face covering is still required in all public indoor settings if there are non-household members present, regardless of the individual’s ability to social distance. Face coverings are also required outdoors if you are unable to maintain at least six feet of social distance from non-household members. This executive order i...

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Three new officers have joined the Kannapolis Police Department. The officers have completed their basic law enforcement training at Rowan Cabarrus Community College and are now starting their field training.   The new officers are: Jalan Coles, Noah Norfleet and Pedro Antonio “Tony” Ramirez. As part of their field training each officer is assigned to two experienced Kannapolis Police Officers in the patrol division for the next five months.   Jalan Coles is a g...

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The City of Kannapolis welcomes a new Director of Finance, Africa Otis. Africa most recently served as the Finance Director for the City of Mount Holly for 11 years. With twenty years of experience in the field of finance, she has also served as the Finance Director for the Town of Cramerton; working as a Operations Budget Analyst for the City of Charlotte CATS System; a fiscal analyst for Mecklenburg County, and a budget analyst for Gaston County Schools.   Africa is a native of B...

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Loose leaf collection will end for Zones 1-5 is this week, the week of February 22 and will end for Zones 6-10 the week of March 1. After March 5, we request that you bag any loose leaves you have and place them at the curb for Yard Waste collection. Loose Leaf Collection Do’s & Don’ts: Leaves must be placed at the curb or along the ditch line – not in ditches – in rows parallel with the street. Place leaves at the curb by 7 a.m. on the day of collection. Leaves...

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The Kannapolis City Council has appointed a Youth Council composed high school students who reside in the city limits. The City Council’s goal is to create opportunities for students to become engaged in leadership development, provide avenues for volunteerism, develop leadership and communication skills, practice teamwork and to have a line of communication to the adult leadership in the decision-making process of the City.   Twenty-three high school aged students, who live wit...

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The wait is almost over. In about ten weeks the Cannon Ballers will take the field on Tuesday, May 4th to start their much-anticipated inaugural season at Atrium Health Ballpark.      The fun-filled first season for the Chicago White Sox Class-A affiliate will feature 60 scheduled home games from May through mid-September. Exactly half of the Cannon Ballers home dates this season will be played on the weekends (Friday, Saturday or Sunday), including a signature wee...

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The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers announced today that they have entered into a ten-year agreement with the Chicago White Sox to be the White Sox Low-A affiliate in a new league with many of the same teams that previously made up the South Atlantic League.  This agreement provides for a continuation of the strong relationship between the White Sox and Temerity Baseball and ensures that Kannapolis fans will have the opportunity to experience top-notch Major League-affiliated baseball at Atrium H...

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