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The Kannapolis City Council recently approved an additional $264,857 in non-profit grants for six local organizations.  The funds are to be used for preparing, preventing and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds must be used to benefit the residents of Kannapolis.   Grants were awarded to:   Cabarrus Cooperative Christian Ministry (CCM) - $150,000 to assist clients with utilities and rental payments. AYA House Inc - $32,000 to purchase PPE supplies ...

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Construction of Pennant Square Townhomes is now underway. The project broke ground today with a short ceremony. The City of Kannapolis sold nine acres located off Main Street near the intersection of West F Street where the townhomes will be built. The property was formerly the site of Cannon Mills’ Plant 4. The builder, TriPointe Homes, will construct 120 townhomes on the site.   “A major component of the City’s revitalization is to have more people living in the do...

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The City of Kannapolis has received a donation of 18 parcels of property from Castle & Cooke North Carolina, LLC and Atlantic American Properties. The City Council accepted the donation of the parcels at their meeting on Monday night. The 18 parcels of property are located primarily in the heart of the City and total 68.2 acres valued at $3,146,331. All of the land parcels are undeveloped and vacant. The parcels include what is fondly called, the “horseshoe” on the North Carol...

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Are you interested in knowing more about the N. C. Fair Housing Act and your rights regarding equal housing opportunities? A virtual Fair Housing seminar will be held from 11a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Thursday, April 22, via Zoom. Fair housing refers to what you need to know when you are renting or buying a home. Learn about Fair Housing laws and what they mean for you with keynote speaker, Mr. James Perry, President and CEO of the Winston-Salem Urban League. Winners of the “Home Sweet Ho...

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Kannapolis Police Department is proud to announce that Officer Matthew Hoehman has been promoted to the rank of Sergeant assigned to Patrol Squad B.  Hoehman began his career with Kannapolis Police Department as a Patrol Officer in 2014. His most recent assignment was in the Traffic Enforcement Division. He was designated as Police Officer I in 2017 and Police Officer II in 2020. He also serves as a Field Training Officer for the department. Hoehman received a Police Commendation in 2...

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UPDATE: The Queens/Francis Marion game has been cancelled due to COVID-19 regulations.   Queens/Francis Marion and Catawba/Belmont Abbey Dance in Division-II Match-Ups   Building off a successful launch of baseball games in March, Atrium Health Ballpark welcomes two area colleges for spring match-ups in the lead up to the Cannon Ballers inaugural season opener in May. Queens University of Charlotte hosts Francis Marion University on Tuesday, April 13th (6:00 p.m.), and Ca...

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Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D. gave an update on the state’s current data, trends and vaccination progress as tomorrow also marks the opening of vaccine eligibility for Group 5. This means anyone 16 years and older who wants a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccination is eligible to get one. “We remain focused on getting people vaccinated as quickly and as equitably as possible and continuing to slow the ...

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The Government Finance Officers Association has presented the Distinguished Budget Award to the City of Kannapolis. This is the 20th consecutive year the City has received this honor.   The award is given to municipalities who publish a budget that is a policy document, an operations guide, a financial plan and is used as a communications device.   The City of Kannapolis budget document was found to be proficient in those four categories and met 14 mandatory criteria in ord...

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The City of Kannapolis is accepting applications from non-profits with programs that would qualify for its 2021-2022 Community Development Block Grant fund allocation. Funds are designated for activities that benefit low- and moderate-income residents in the city.   The deadline for submitting applications is 5 p.m. on May 28, 2021.   Eligible Activities include:   Employment services (e.g., job training); Crime prevention and public safety; Child care; ...

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Your City of Kannapolis utility bill will look different when it arrives in your mailbox this month. The City has redesigned the utility bill to make it easier to read and comprehend. The new bill has a more legible font and colorful graphical elements to help residents understand the amount of utilities used and how to pay the bill. Over the last few years the City has been working to improve its information technology systems in order to streamline how meters are read, added methods for mak...

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