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The City of Kannapolis Planning Department invites the public to a drop-in meeting regarding the Cannon Boulevard Corridor. The drop-in meeting will be held from 6-8 p.m., on June 11, at Elegancia Events Center, 443 N. Cannon Boulevard in the College Station Shopping Center. The public, property and business owners are invited to give their input on the future of the Cannon Boulevard Corridor which extends six miles from Interstate 85 to the town limits of Landis. Kannapolis Planning Departme...

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The Kannapolis City Council has renamed Southern Avenue to Kannapolis Veterans Way. The street is near Veterans Park downtown. “Kannapolis has a proud heritage of men and women serving in the military. It is our privilege to rename this street in honor of the thousands of Kannapolis, Rowan and Cabarrus County residents who have served in the military and those who gave the ultimate sacrifice of their life. We are grateful for the sacrifices made in the past and present by those who have s...

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The City of Kannapolis was among 24 North Carolina jurisdictions to earn recognition in the North Carolina City & County Communicators (NC3C) 2024 Excellence in Communications Awards. The City of Kannapolis won three first place and two second place awards in the following categories, Crisis Communications, Citizen Participation, Most Creative with Least Dollars Spent, Social Media Campaign, and Graphic Design. The awards were announced during NC3C’s annual conference. Over 175 awar...

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All City of Kannapolis offices will be closed for business on Monday, May 27, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Offices will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28. There will be no disruption in garbage and recycling collection service, however, there will be no yard debris collection on Monday. All Kannapolis parks will be open for regular operating hours from dawn until dusk. The train, carousel and splash pad at Village Park will be open this weekend. Tickets are $1.50 for each...

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Kannapolis City Manager Mike Legg presented the recommended Fiscal Year 2024-25 budget to the Kannapolis City Council Monday evening. The total recommended budget is $124,838,649 which includes all seven operating funds of the City. The budget includes a 5.08 cent decrease in the property tax rate. If the budget is approved in June, the tax rate would drop from 63 cents to 57.92 cents. This decrease in the property tax rate is due to the Cabarrus County property tax revaluation and positi...

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Discover Fun in Kannapolis this week!  9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Tuesday, May 21 | Blood Drive | Outside City Hall The City of Kannapolis is hosting a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21 outside City Hall, 401 Laureate Way. Doners will receive a $20 eGift Card, a OneBlood t-shirt, and a free wellness checkup. (Including blood pressure, pulse, temperature, iron count, and cholesterol screening). Appointments are encouraged for donors. If you would like to donate, please visit: h...

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The Gem Theatre reopens to the public tonight. The opening night movie will be the premiere of IF, starring Ryan Reynolds. Last night the City honored the hundreds of people who have donated to the Gem Theatre Fundraising Project. Guests took self-guided tours of the refurbished facility following a ribbon cutting by members of the Kannapolis City Council. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Gem Theatre is one of the oldest single screen movie theatres in existence in the U...

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The City of Kannapolis is excited to announce the reopening of the Gem Theatre to the public on Thursday, May 16 following extensive renovations.  Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Gem Theatre is one of the oldest single screen movie theatres in existence in the United States. It is located on Laureate Way in downtown Kannapolis. For 88 years the Gem Theatre has been the star of downtown Kannapolis, and the renovations carefully took into consideration the historic ...

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Discover Fun in Kannapolis is back! Stay tuned each week to learn about the family friendly events happening throughout Kannapolis! 4 - 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 16 | Kannapolis Farmers Market | Corner of Dale Earnhardt Boulevard & Vance Avenue Visit the Kannapolis Farmers Market from 4-7 p.m., Thursday, May 16! Returning and new vendors offer a wide variety of fresh, local produce, as well as meat, eggs, baked goods, crafts, and prepared foods. To get updates about seasonal offeri...

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The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers and Atrium Health Ballpark are thrilled to announce the return of a fan-favorite matchup in 2024. Team USA’s Collegiate National Team will make the trip to Kannapolis to play Chinese Taipei in the 21st USA vs. Chinese Taipei International Friendship Series on Wednesday, July 3 at 6:35 p.m.   After a 14-year hiatus of playing in Kannapolis, Team USA played its first game at Atrium Health Ballpark on July 2, 2023 against Chinese Taipei, winning, 10-0. &n...

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