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    11:30 a.m. January 15 - Rider Transit services are canceled for Sunday, January 16. 10 a.m. January 15 - Good Morning, Kannapolis and the Charlotte Region is now under a Winter Storm Warning from Saturday night until Sunday night. A Winter Storm Warning means significant snow, sleet, or ice accumulations are expected in our region. We also expect the winter accumulations will impact our City, Monday, after the storm moves thru the area. We encourage you to pay attention to...

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Kannapolis and the Charlotte Region is now under a Winter Storm Watch from Saturday night until Monday. A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant snow, sleet, or ice accumulations that may impact travel. We encourage you to pay attention to official weather forecasts over the weekend as the winter weather arrives in our area. Kannapolis Transportation employees have begun brining major thoroughfares and bridges in the city as we expect to mostly have wind/sleet/freezing ...

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The City of Kannapolis offices will be closed Monday, January 17, in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Offices will reopen on January 18. There will be no delay in the collection of garbage, recycling, bulky waste, or e-waste.   Yard debris and loose-leaf collection will not be collected on Monday, January 17, but will be collected on your next regularly scheduled day. Tuesday-Friday collection of loose leaves and yard waste will operate on a regular schedule.

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An annual celebration paying tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. returns with local in-person events on January 15 and 17. The theme of this year’s celebration is “Diversity, Equity and Inclusion—Actualizing the Dream.” The theme pays tribute to local collaborative efforts to advance Cabarrus County’s diverse population.   A new event, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream Day in the Park, takes place on January 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Atri...

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An annual celebration paying tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. returns with local in-person events on January 15 and 17. The theme of this year’s celebration is “Diversity, Equity and Inclusion—Actualizing the Dream.” The theme pays tribute to local collaborative efforts to advance Cabarrus County’s diverse population.   A new event, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream Day in the Park, takes place on January 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Atri...

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One-time assistance paid directly to utility vendors   Cabarrus County’s Department of Human Services is currently taking applications for programs that provide financial support for energy and water bill payments.   The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) and Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) are federally funded and open to all eligible residents. The one-time help provides payment directly to the utility provider.   Official...

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A $5.5 million contract awarded by the N.C. Department of Transportation will bring improvements to more than 20 miles of Cabarrus County roads, including 39 segments of secondary roads.   The contract calls for milling, resurfacing and shoulder reconstruction work to improve rideability and additional structural integrity to the road pavement.   Some roads to be addressed under the contract include:   N.C. 3/Concord Lake Road between Doncastle Court and Roxie Street in Conc...

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Do you have an interest in serving on a City Advisory Board or Commission?   The City of Kannapolis is seeking members to serve on the Planning and Zoning Commission, the Parks and Recreation Commission, Board of Adjustment and the Community Improvement Commission. To serve, you must complete an application and be appointed to the board or commission by the Kannapolis City Council. Most of these boards and commissions participate in the City’s policy decisions by making recommendat...

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The City of Kannapolis will host a virtual fair housing seminar from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 19 for landlord and property managers. The event will be facilitated by Gene Troy, Program Manager for the North Carolina Human Relations Commission.   Topics discussed will include:   Landlord and tenant rights and responsibilities Types of housing discrimination Laws prohibiting housing discrimination Examples of violations and complaints.  ...

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All City of Kannapolis offices will be closed on Friday, December 31, 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 3, on a normal schedule for the rest of the week. To find your schedules for garbage, recycling, loose leaf, and yard waste, visit kannapolisnc....

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