Downtown Kannapolis, INC

Stars Shine: Hall of Famers wow fans at the Gem in Kannapolis

Via Independent Tribune KANNAPOLIS — Legendary musician Warren Haynes wowed the crowd and country music star Eric Church pulled the surprise of the evening at the N.C. Music Hall of Fame induction Thursday at the Gem Theatre. Church didn’t think he was going to be able to make it to the ceremony. He even went […]

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NC Music Hall of Fame induction Thursday, a few tickets remain

Via Independent Tribune — Warren Haynes, the founder of Gov’t Mule who has performed with the Allman Brothers and the Grateful Dead, will perform at the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Kannapolis on Thursday. But only 150 tickets are left for the ceremony. Haynes is among this year’s lineup of inductees for […]

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Governor McCrory, Secretary Kluttz to celebrate restoration of Historic Tax Credits

SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – For months North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory and Cultural Resources Secretary and former Salisbury mayor Susan Kluttz toured the state in support of restoring Historic Tax Credits to the state budget, and despite some opposition from his own party, those credits did make back into the recently passed state budget. The […]

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DKI presents The Holiday Market, Nov 27-28

Friday & Saturday, November 27th & 28th -10am to 5pm Downtown Kannapolis presents the Annual Holiday Market on Friday and Saturday, November 27th & 28th from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. This will be the ninth year the market has been held in Downtown Kannapolis. The market will be held at 201 West Avenue (Old […]

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October General Business Meeting

Announcement – the October General Business Meeting has been cancelled so that the members of DKI can attend the NC Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

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Kannapolis now owns downtown

Via Independent Tribune – The City of Kannapolis now owns downtown Kannapolis after purchasing the properties from billionaire David H. Murdock, creator of the North Carolina Research Campus. The City of Kannapolis is using bonds to pay for 46 acres in downtown Kannapolis for $7.5 million. The properties are valued at $25 million, officials said. […]

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Downtown Kannapolis, Inc. Inaugural Kannapolis Wine Festival

Downtown Kannapolis, Inc would like to say ‘Thank You!’ to all of the vendors and volunteers who helped to make the Inaugural Kannapolis Wine Festival a huge success! We hope that you enjoyed this event and we look forward to seeing you at the Holiday Market, November 27th & 28th. Downtown Kannapolis, Inc. would like […]

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Durham trip fuels Kannapolis ideas

Via Independent Tribune – A recent trip to Durham has given Kannapolis City Council ideas on revitalizing downtown Kannapolis, including using the old basements for spin off businesses tied to the North Carolina Research Campus and start up businesses. Allowing taller new construction of more than five stories tall, possibly building a more than 7-story […]

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September DKI General Business Meeting

Downtown Kannapolis, Inc General Business meeting is this evening, Thursday, Sept. 17th at 6:30 pm, at the Kannapolis Rotary Hall (211 West Ave). This meeting is open to the public – all are welcome!

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Cabarrus-filmed ‘War Room’ stuns Hollywood with $11M opening

The faith-based film “War Room,” filmed at several Cabarrus and Charlotte-area locations, earned $11 million in its opening weekend, nearly dethroning “Straight Outta Compton” as the weekend’s highest-grossing domestic release with its $11 million debut. Outside of Christian evangelical circles, the names Alex Kendrick and Stephen Kendrick are likely to be unknown but thanks to […]

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