Downtown Kannapolis, INC

Check out the bigger, better NC Music Hall of Fame

As the head of the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame, Eddie Ray has seen the Kannapolis music museum grow, collecting so much memorabilia they needed to move to a larger home. Last year the N.C. Music Hall of Fame relocated from 109 West A St. to 600 Dale Earnhardt Blvd., allowing even more patrons […]

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UNC wants to buy downtown Kannapolis apartments for $500K

The UNC Nutrition Institute has approached the City of Kannapolis about purchasing apartments that sit over the downtown Kannapolis stores to have a place for students to stay when they are in town working at the North Carolina Research Campus. The Kannapolis City Council will discuss the proposal during its regularly scheduled meeting at 6 […]

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Kannapolis set to pull cork on wine festival

About 300 people will get a taste of the inaugural Kannapolis Wine Festival in September, and organizers hope that number will grow as the festival expands. Tickets are now on sale for the festival scheduled for 2-6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26, at the Old Cabarrus Bank Building at 201 West Ave., Kannapolis. Tickets are […]

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August Downtown Kannapolis, Inc General Business Meeting

Reminder!! This Thursday is the Downtown Kannapolis, Inc General Business meeting, 6:30 pm at the Kannapolis Rotary Hall (211 West Avenue). You do not need to be a member to come : ) We would love to have any and all who are interested in what is occurring in Downtown Kannapolis to come and learn […]

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Kannapolis project aims to collect downtown memories

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — David Steele was a kid when President George Bush Sr. rolled through the Kannapolis aboard an Amtrak train. To mark the event, Steele and other children placed coins on the rails to get them flattened by the president’s train. Now, as the city looks to the future and a revitalized downtown, Steele […]

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Music legends tuning up for 2015 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Independent Tribune)— Warren Haynes, who played guitar with the legendary Allman Brothers Band and went on to form Gov’t Mule, is coming to town in October when he will be inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame. Haynes is among the list of inductees announced in March by the North Carolina […]

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Saturday, August 1st Concert in the Park – Village Park 7 pm

This Saturday, August 1 the Village Park would like to welcome The Ultimate Tribute To Sir Elton John and Billy Joel: The Face To Face Show! Come out and join us ay 7pm as these two capture both artists in their high energy, interactive Rock N Roll show!

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Kannapolis gets on board with merry-go-round purchase

City council has approved spending $228,000 to purchase a carousel for Village Park. The overall cost of the project will be around $600,000, including the purchase of the carousel, building a structure to house the carousel plus other improvements to Village Park. The purchase is part of a master plan to guide the development of […]

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Charlotte Symphony with Fireworks – 7 pm Thursday, July 2nd at Village Park

Village Park:  7-10pm.  Fireworks follow the Charlotte Symphony’s performance. Albert-George Schram, conductor This is a free community concert. KIRKLAND Patriotic Overture BERLIN/arr. Healey God Bless America SOUSA Hail to the Spirit of Liberty TRADITIONAL A Salute to the Armed Services BATES/arr. D’Angelo America the Beautiful CURIALE Call of the Mountain FOSTER/arr. Wendel Stephen Foster Overture […]

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Culinary arts school could be headed to downtown Kannapolis – The Independent Tribune: News

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Billionaire David H. Murdock is mulling whether to invest $1 million to develop a culinary arts center in downtown Kannapolis, according to an agenda packet for an upcoming Kannapolis City Council meeting. Source: Culinary arts school could be headed to downtown Kannapolis – The Independent Tribune: News

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