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The City of Kannapolis is a recipient of community development funding through HUD from the American Rescue Plan. We and the rest of the 3-county consortium are seeking community input on the use of these funds to best serve the needs of our area. Please click on the link to view a video with more information about the program and to take a brief online survey on the use of funds. Please complete the survey by Wednesday, January 5. https://4x5rqlk4kvz.typeform.com/to/O8XxU7NN

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Two members of the Kannapolis Police Department were recently honored with two of the most prestigious awards given by the department.   Investigator David Archie was presented with the Roger Dale Carter Memorial Service Award, given in memory of Kannapolis Police Officer Carter, who died in the line of duty on December 31, 1993.   Administrative Assistant Nicole Hill-Greene was awarded the Norma C. Howard Memorial Service Award. Norma Howard was the first female and full-t...

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All City of Kannapolis offices will be closed from Thursday, December 23 through Monday, December 27, in observance of the Christmas holiday. There will be no delay in garbage and recycling collection service over the holiday. There will be no yard waste, limb or loose-leaf collection Thursday, December 23 - Monday, December 27. We hope you will join us at the Celebration of Lights and Winterland Express located at Village Park, 700 West C Street thru December 30. We have added more lights &n...

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The City of Kannapolis has recently been recognized by a number of national and state organizations for its Downtown Revitalization Project, including the West Avenue Infrastructure & Streetscape and Atrium Health Ballpark.   “It is an honor for the Kannapolis City Council, city staff and our residents to be honored for our vision and hard work to make these projects come to fruition. In six short years we have created strategic plans, conducted thorough research on what was...

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The Kannapolis Parks and Recreation Department has been recognized by the Commission for Accreditation of Parks and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) for excellence in operations and service. They are recognized as being in the Top 1% of all parks and recreation agencies in the United States.   All facilities, programs and events were independently and rigorously evaluated against established benchmarks to ensure the City delivers a high level of quality parks and recreation services. &n...

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The City of Kannapolis, Temerity Capital Partners, and the Lansing Melbourne Group announced the next development project for downtown Kannapolis during a groundbreaking ceremony today. The project, Stadium Lofts, will be constructed on West Avenue, adjacent to Atrium Health Ballpark. Temerity Capital Partners and the Lansing Melbourne Group will purchase the block from the City of Kannapolis and will invest $8.5M in the seven-story mixed-use development on the site. The site will include ...

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  Kannapolis Mayor Darrell Hinnant and Council Members Doug Wilson and Dianne Berry were sworn-in, to serve new terms on the Kannapolis City Council, and Jeanne Dixon was sworn in to serve her first term on the council during the Kannapolis City Council meeting Monday, December 13.   This is Mayor Darrell Hinnant’s third term serving as Mayor. He earned a BA and MAT in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and an Executive Management Certification f...

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The City of Kannapolis Fire Department will host an informational and open enrollment meeting for Explorer Post 001, from 7 to 8 p.m., Monday, December 13 at Fire Station One, 300 Firehouse Drive. The Explorer program is open to all young adults, ages 14 to 18.   Explorers will learn more about the expectations of fire service, what is it like to be a firefighter, various training topics and how to become a certified firefighter. Explorer meetings are held from 7 to 9 p.m. on the seco...

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The Celebration of Lights continues at Village Park, West C. Street until December 30. The Celebration of Lights includes thousands and thousands of Christmas lights and holiday displays. Adults and children can take a ride on the Winterland Express, countdown the 12 Days of Christmas and take a spin on the double decker carousel. Manufactured in Italy the carousel features 1,800 lights, Brazilian oak decking and charming hand painted Venetian murals. Admission to the park and viewing of t...

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No penalty for taxes if paid by January 5, 2022   We’re a month away from the first week of 2022, which also brings the grace period deadline for paying 2021 real estate and personal property tax bills.   Tax bills go to property owners listed on tax records as of Jan. 1, 2021. Taxes are based on the January 2021 value of real properties, and property tax rates set by County and municipal officials in June.   The original due date of bills is September 1, b...

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