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The City of Kannapolis has been recognized with two national SAVVY Awards for its communications and marketing initiatives by 3CMA. 3CMA, The City-County Communications and Marketing Association, is the nation’s top professional group for government communication and marketing professionals. The Savvy Awards, recognizes outstanding local government achievements in communications, public-sector marketing, and citizen-government relationships. The Savvies salute skilled and effective city...

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 The Kannapolis City Council has appointed a Youth Council composed high school students who reside in the city limits. The City Council’s goal is to create opportunities for students to become engaged in leadership development, provide avenues for volunteerism, develop leadership and communication skills, practice teamwork and to have a line of communication to the adult leadership in the decision-making process of the City. Thirty-seven high school aged students, who live wi...

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A Kannapolis Christmas will officially kick off at Village Park with the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony & Celebration of Lights at 6 p.m., this Saturday, November 19. Santa will arrive from the North Pole, there will be fireworks and special entertainment. As always, this event is the start to the Celebration of Lights.   The Celebration of Lights includes thousands and thousands of Christmas lights. Ride the Winterland Express, a g-24 scale replica CP Huntington engine, ...

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The staff at the City of Kannapolis Water Treatment Plant have been recognized as one of 66 plants in North Carolina to surpass state and federal standards for clean water. This is the 6th consecutive year the City has achieved this honor. The City has earned the North Carolina’s Area Wide Optimization Program Award, which means turbidity levels in the City’s water is below federal and state minimums – which is a good thing. Turbidity is a measure of cloudiness or haziness i...

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Kannapolis Christmas Events Scheduled A Kannapolis Christmas will officially kick off at Village Park with the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony & Celebration of Lights at 6 p.m., Saturday, November 19. The Celebration of Lights will then run thru December 30. The Kannapolis Christmas Parade returns on December 10. The Celebration of Lights includes thousands and thousands of Christmas lights. Ride the Winderland Express, a g-24 scale replica CP Huntington engine, and count down the 1...

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The City of Kannapolis Parks & Recreation Department is offering trips for Seniors. The trips are one day and include visiting The Biltmore House, the Southern Christmas Show, the Ghosts of Davidson and the Nutcracker performed by the Charlotte Ballet. Activities also include a Senior Christmas Lunch. The costs of the activities vary. Residents of Kannapolis and non-residents are welcome to participate.   Senior Trip Schedule Ghosts of Davidson – November 14 Southern Chr...

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Contact: Brian Francis, Lumin Strategies 704 609 4677 bfrancis@luminstrategies.com   FINAL FLOW STUDY OF ROCKY RIVER PLANNED FOR OCTOBER 31 County Residents May Notice Non-Toxic Red Tint in the River   Concord, NC- On Monday, October 31, Tetra Tech, an environmental contractor for the Water and Sewer Authority of Cabarrus County, will measure flow speed of Rocky River by placing in-stream automatic data loggers and a non-toxic red dye at four locations along the entir...

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Election 2022 in Cabarrus: Important dates to know November 8 is just a few weeks away, but there are plenty of other dates to be aware of leading up to Election Day 2022.  Early (or One-Stop) voting begins on Thursday, Oct. 20, at three county locations: Cabarrus County Board of Elections, 369 Church St. N, Concord Kannapolis Train Station, 201 S. Main St., Kannapolis In Harrisburg at the Shoppes at Kings Grant, 10099 Weddington Rd., Unit 120-122, Concord   Dates ...

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The Kannapolis City Council and Fortius Capital Partners celebrated the groundbreaking of Lakeshore Corporate Park this morning.   The corporate park will be located on a 55-acre site at Lane Street near the I-85 Exit 63 interchange and has excellent access to Charlotte and Greensboro. The property is next to Lake Fisher which is a protected reservoir. It was the former site of the Intimidators Baseball Stadium.   Fortius Capital Partners is a Concord-based developer who is...

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Cabarrus County, the City of Concord, and the City of Kannapolis are teaming up to offer a free virtual fair housing webinar on Thursday, October 20, 2022. The event is a joint collaboration with the Fair Housing Project, a project of Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc.  Anyone interested in learning more about fair housing laws, their rights, and protections against discrimination are encouraged to attend. Sessions are being offered in both English and Spanish.     Event: ...

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