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The City of Kannapolis would like to thank the Independent Tribune and their readers for selecting us as winners of the Best in Cabarrus Awards. Our staff takes great pride in organizing events for you and your family to enjoy and it is great to be recognized for our efforts. Best Local Event/Festival – First Place for the Celebration of Lights and Winterland Express Event   Best Local Event/Festival – Second Place for the Jiggy with the Piggy Festival ...

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The City of Kannapolis offices will be closed Wednesday, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day. Offices will reopen on November 12. There will be no delay in the collection of garbage and recycling. Wednesday’s yard debris and loose-leaf collection will be delayed until the following week. The yard debris and loose-leaf schedules for Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday will not be affected. To find your collection schedule, visit kannapolisnc.gov/garbage, or download the CART...

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The City of Kannapolis has launched a new virtual self-service portal for utility service and payments. The new Customer Connect portal offers several features that will make it easier for Kannapolis residents and businesses to view and pay their bill. The virtual portal also allows anyone, who needs to sign up for new utility services, to do so electronically without making a visit to city hall. Using this link - https://customerconnect.kannapolisnc.gov – City of Kannapolis utility cus...

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The N.C. Department of Transportation, through its Watch for Me NC pedestrian and bicycle safety program, is encouraging parents, motorists and trick-or-treaters to be safe this Halloween.  More than 1,600 pedestrians are injured or killed in collusions with motor vehicles in North Carolina each year, and over a third of those collisions occur in the evening or at night.  With thousands of children expected to be walking outside on October 31, here are some tips to help make sure Hallo...

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The City of Kannapolis is accepting upset bids for property on Oak Avenue. The city-owned property includes 230, 234, 242, 246 and 250 Oak Avenue. The properties currently have two tenants, including Pizza Hut, and is suitable for office and commercial space. The City has received a bid of $930,000 for the property which is .56 acres and approximately 11,000 square feet. The legal upset bid process is open until 5 p.m. on November 9. During that time anyone may upset the bid by submitting an of...

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Kannapolis Police Chief Terry Spry is pleased to announce that Jeremy Page has been promoted to the rank of Sergeant.  Sergeant Page joined the department in 2005.  He served as a patrol officer for six years before transferring to the Vice Narcotics Unit as an Investigator in 2011.  He earned the designation of Police Officer II in 2016 and received Police Commendations (Individual) in 2009 and 2019 along with Unit Commendations in 2014 and 2016. In addition to his regular duti...

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The City of Kannapolis is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Hassenfritz has been promoted to the position of Assistant Director of Engineering. Beth began her career with the City of Kannapolis as an Engineer in 2018. She has directed and supervised engineering projects across all city departments, including the following: Harding Avenue sidewalk, Coventry Road storm drainage, U.S. Highway 29 sewer rehabilitation, Block 8 parking lot, Kannapolis Crossing water and sewer extension, Jim Johnso...

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The City of Kannapolis, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers and Old Armor Beer Company are sponsoring a food drive for Cabarrus and Rowan County veterans who are in need. Drop off your canned food items, in the carts at Kannapolis City Hall, 401 Laureate Way; at the ticket office at Atrium Health Ballpark or at Old Armor Beer Company by November 23, 2020. There are approximately 27,000 veterans in Cabarrus and Rowan Counties and approximately 10,000 of these veterans seek assistance from the Cabarr...

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Early voting in Rowan County began on Thursday, October 15 and will continue until Saturday, October 31. Due to COVID-19, voters are encouraged to wear a mask and maintain social distance. Each voter will be provided with a pen and hand sanitizer. Voting booths will be sanitized after each voter. Voting times are the following: Sunday 1:00p.m.-5:00p.m. Monday-Friday 8:00a.m.-7:30p.m. Saturday 8:00a.m.-3:00p.m. 2020 Early voting sites: Rowan County Board of Elections ...

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Loose leaf collection will begin October 19 and will end March 5. After March 5, we request that you bag any loose leaves you have and place them at the curb for Yard Waste collection. During the Loose Leaf Season, there will not be loose leaf collection on any of the following holidays observed by the City: Veteran's Day (Nov 11th), Thanksgiving (Nov 26th and 27th), Christmas (Dec 23rd, 24th, and 25th), New Year's Day (Jan 1st), and Martin Luther King Day (Jan 18th). ...

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