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Tina Cline, the City of Kannapolis Human Resources Director, has been named a Best in HR Finalist by the Charlotte Business Journal. She and her department team members were recognized at a recent ceremony. The Charlotte Business Journal recognized the City for their innovative internal and external personnel practices, policies and programs as the City’s employees responded to the pandemic.   Tina has been with the City of Kannapolis for 27 years. She is active in several Human...

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  1:30 p.m. October 1 All parks and greenways are open.  All downed power lines and trees have been cleared and streets are back open.    7 p.m. September 30 City staff are busy this evening dealing with storm related issues.  We have several trees that have fallen and downed power lines. Stoplights in the areas of Kannapolis Parkway and Rogers Lake Road are out. Treat any intersection without working stoplights as a four way stop. Approximately 1...

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The Kannapolis Police Department invites the community to attend its open house, from 5 to 8 p.m., on October 17, at Kannapolis City Hall and Police Headquarters, 401 Laureate Way. This event is free to the public.   During the event there will be guided tours of the police department, displays and demonstrations from each individual police division. Meet our police officers and K-9 officers. Child fingerprinting kits will also be available for parents. Enjoy free popcorn and slushies...

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Due to the rainy forecast for this weekend, we are rescheduling the Fire Truck Parade and Kid’s Firefighter Costume Contest to 5:45 p.m. on October 14.   The Sunday Music Series Concert in Veterans Park scheduled for this Sunday, October 2 is also cancelled.     The Fire Truck Parade will begin at approximately 5:45 p.m. on October 14 on Biotechnology Lane, and proceed south on Laureate Way, onto North Research Campus Drive, and into the horseshoe by Kann...

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New Development Coming to Kannapolis Insite Properties Projects $500 Million in Private Investment   During the last decade, the Kannapolis City Council has been bold and visionary as it worked to position our City as a destination for economic prosperity. Investments have been made including the purchase of downtown, completion of the Atrium Health Ballpark, West Avenue Streetscape, a public parking deck, two new fire stations, utility extensions to support major new industrial de...

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It is another great week to Discover Fun in Kannapolis. We are monitoring the weather closely and will announce any changes in this schedule as soon as necessary.   This week’s events are:   September 29            Last Farmer’s Market of the 2022 Season                                   4 -7 p.m. at corner of Dale Earnha...

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Show us your artistic abilities. The City of Kannapolis Police Department is hosting a children’s coloring contest. Children between the ages of 4 and 10, are encouraged to enter the contest by 5 p.m. on October 31. Children may use anything (crayons, markers, paint, to color the Kannapolis Police Department’s uniform patch. The Top Three winners will receive gifts. Submit your entry by delivering it in person to the Kannapolis Police Department (401 Laureate Way). The police depa...

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Entry Information Available Now   The Kannapolis Christmas Parade will be held at 6 p.m., on Saturday, December 10 in downtown Kannapolis.   Thousands of lights decorate the parade entries which make it one of the holiday’s most special nighttime events in the state. This is a great Christmas holiday tradition for you and your family to enjoy.                     &nb...

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N.C. Department of Transportation contract crews will soon start building a roundabout at the intersection of N.C. 3 and Odell School Road. The $990,000 project was awarded earlier this spring to NJR Group Inc. out of Albemarle.   The intersection is scheduled to close Monday morning so crews can safely build the roundabout. The contract calls for the intersection to open by the end of October. Drivers will follow a posted detour during construction along Windy Road, N.C. 3 and Earnha...

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The City of Kannapolis Parks and Recreation Department has opened registration for Youth Basketball for children 3-15 years old. Registration is from September 12 - November 6. The registration fee is $40 for Kannapolis residents and $60 for non-residents, this includes the cost of uniforms, practices and games. Participants are required to have proper athletic shoes. Scholarships and sponsorship opportunities are available. Practices begin December 5. Teams will have one practice per w...

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