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Kannapolis City Hall opens Monday

  KANNAPOLIS — The new Kannapolis City Hall will be open for tours from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14, with a ceremony held at 4 p.m. before the council’s first meeting in their new chambers. The Kannapolis City Council will hold their meeting 4:45 p.m. Monday at the new Kannapolis City Hall at […]

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Condos, hotels and corporate headquarters possible in Kannapolis

KANNAPOLIS — New construction including apartments, condos, hotels and a corporate headquarters are possible for downtown Kannapolis, according to the organization charged with leading the city through the revitalization process. Development Finance Initiative (DFI) is recommending a “demonstration project” that would include new construction in downtown Kannapolis. While the City of Kannapolis owns roughly 750,000 […]

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Parade Route for the 2015 Kannapolis Christmas Parade will follow old Route

The Parade Route for the 2015 Kannapolis Christmas Parade has been changed back to the original route.  The route will begin at the corner of Main Street and Dale Earnhardt Blvd. and will turn left onto First Street to West Ave. and then left to Vance Ave.

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Two very important dates – please add these to your calendar!

Mark your calendars. We have 2 very important dates coming up. First, is our DKI General Business meeting next Thursday, November 19th at Rotary Hall at 6:30pm (227 West Ave). We are very honored to have the president of Rowan Cabarrus Community College (RCCC) Dr. Carol Spalding as our guest speaker. She will be talking […]

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Kannapolis Cruise-In is set to collect Toys at Last Car Show of the 2015 Season

Folks, there’s a lot of things going on this Saturday, but I’m hoping that you will work this event into your day if at all possible. The Kannapolis Cruise-In is once again hosting their annual “Toys -for-Tots Classic Car Cruise-In & Toy Drive.”  All model, muscle and classic, cars & trucks are invited to participate. The […]

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Kannapolis is planning for a big Christmas

Via David Whisenant KANNAPOLIS, NC (WBTV) – A Kannapolis Christmas will officially kick off at Village Park with the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 6 p.m.  The Celebration then continues all month long with the Celebration of Lights and Winterland Express. The Winterland Express train runs every evening from November […]

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Kannapolis incumbents re-elected

Via Independent Tribune KANNAPOLIS — The three incumbents will return to Kannapolis City Council with Ryan G. Dayvault, Roger Haas and Tom Kincaid elected for another four years. The incumbents were challenged by Dennis Johnson, Randy Keller, Amos McClorey, Sr. and Violet Elaine Mitchell. Kannapolis sits in both Rowan and Cabarrus counties and here are […]

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Arts, music, crafts fill downtown Kannapolis for Kaleidoscope Festival

Published 12:10 am Monday, October 26, 2015 By Hugh Fisher hugh.fisher@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — Over 100 crafters, artists, musicians and performers filled downtown Kannapolis for Saturday’s Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival. That’s not counting the witches, spooks, pirates, zombies and superheroes who came dressed in costumes to give or receive candy at the Halloweeen-themed event. Live painting, […]

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Event Planners eye Kannapolis

Via Independent Tribune – Kannapolis – Event planners are already contacting the city of Kannapolis about the use of its meeting areas, prompting officials to consider guidelines for use of the spaces. The purchase of downtown Kannapolis from billionaire David H. Murdock and the construction of the new Kannapolis City Hall are expected to attract […]

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Looking for game changers – Downtown Kannapolis might need multiple venues to thrive

Via Independent Tribune – Kannapolis A $40 million baseball stadium, a $44 million performing arts center or a $25 million children’s museum might be needed for downtown Kannapolis to flourish, according to officials with Development Finance Initiative.  It might take more than one, officials said at Monday’s City Council Meeting. Development Finance Initiative, the organization […]

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