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Today, October 4 at 2:20 p.m., there will be a nationwide emergency alert test on cell phones, wireless devices, radios, and TVs. You will receive a message alert on your devices. This is a standard test that occurs at least once every three years. No action is needed, please do not call 911 or any other emergency service. Again, this is a test of the nationwide emergency alert system. Info & FAQs can be found here. 

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Kannapolis Fire Chief Tracy Winecoff is pleased to announce the promotion of four firefighters. Captain Timothy (T.J.) Cook has been promoted to the rank of Battalion Chief and Engineer Tyler O’Brien has been promoted to the rank of Captain. Firefighters Brandon Glosson and Thomas Aube have been promoted to the rank of Engineer. Captains supervise the firefighters on shift, coordinate any needed incident response and manage the operations of their assigned fire station. Engineers have t...

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We’re Building STEAM in Kannapolis. Join us for a variety of fun family events on October 7, as we celebrate (STEAM) - Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. The Building STEAM Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. October 7 at the North Carolina Research Campus Horseshoe, 401 Laureate Way, Kannapolis. The event is free and will include activities for children, teenagers, and parents – both indoors and outdoors on the campus. Bring your lab coats and get your h...

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Kannapolis City Manager Mike Legg has promoted Tina Cline to the position of Assistant City Manager. Tina has been employed with the City of Kannapolis since 1995 primarily in the role as Director of Human Resources. She has also previously held the role of Risk Manager. Prior to joining Kannapolis, she worked for Cabarrus County in their Human Resources Department. In her new role, Tina will oversee the operations for the Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance, General Services, and Info...

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The City of Kannapolis invites everyone, especially neighborhood associations, community groups and homeowner associations, to join the Kannapolis Police Department, from 5 – 7 p.m., Tuesday, October 3, to celebrate National Night Out. Our police and fire department staff as well as other community partners look forward to meeting and interacting with everyone. The event will be held at a new location this year, Kannapolis City Hall & Police Headquarters, in the horseshoe and is fre...

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RALEIGH: Chick-fil-A Supply, a wholly owned subsidiary of Chick-fil-A, Inc., and distribution service provider of the chain’s restaurants, will create more than 85 jobs in Rowan County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. Chick-fil-A Supply will invest $58.3 million to open a new distribution center in the City of Kannapolis. “Chick-fil-A’s expansion is good for Kannapolis along with Rowan and surrounding counties,” said Governor Cooper. “We appreciate their vot...

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Chick-fil-A Supply, a wholly owned subsidiary of Chick-fil-A, Inc., and distribution service provider of the popular chain’s restaurants, has announced its plans to open a new distribution center in Kannapolis, N.C.  The center will be located in Lakeshore Corporate Park in the Rowan County portion of Kannapolis. This $58.3 million initiative is set to generate 112 new jobs over the next five years with 85 of those jobs materializing in the first two years. Lakeshore Corporate Park, ...

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It’s not too late to sign up for the Run Kannapolis race tomorrow and the weather will be perfect! The 5K Race for Peace is tomorrow, September 16, in downtown Kannapolis. Three races remain in the Run Kannapolis 5K Series. Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in this unique series featuring the best 5K runs/walks in the city. Each run will be held in downtown Kannapolis and hosted by a nonprofit that benefits from the entry fees. All the runs will take...

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The City of Kannapolis is pleased to announce the winners of our “Name the Truck” contest. The contest was held over the summer when elementary-aged children in Kannapolis were asked to submit creative names for the City’s six street sweeper and leaf vacuum vehicles. The selected names reflect the work that is done daily by each of the trucks in the Transportation and Environmental Services Department. Designs were created to bring the names to life and have been printed, al...

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Youth Basketball registration has opened for children 3-15 years old. Registration will be open from September 11 - 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. Teams will have one practice per week beginning the week of December 4. Games begin January 6 and will end Februar...

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