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All City of Kannapolis offices will be closed on Monday, July 4, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. There will be no disruption in garbage and recycling collection service; however, there will be no collection of yard debris. Please remember in North Carolina, only sparklers and poppers are legal. It's illegal to have ground spinners, bottle rockets, and aerial fireworks (any firework that explodes or leaves the ground on its own). Please adhere to the law and have a safe holi...

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The Kannapolis City Council has approved the Fiscal Year 2023 budget. The total budget is $94,916,039 and includes all six operating funds of the City. The budget includes no property tax increase.   The budget concentrates on several guiding principles: 1. Maintaining and improving city services to meet the needs of our thriving City. 2. Retaining existing employees and recruiting new people to work for the City. 3. Saving cash reserves to be used for future one-time capital projects ...

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Over the last seven years the leaders of the City of Kannapolis have dedicated themselves to revitalizing the City’s downtown and strengthening the economic base. Bold steps to purchase real estate, invest in infrastructure, construct public assets, launch the Discover a Healthy Life brand, and to attract private investment have paid huge dividends for the City. Accomplishments include: Welcoming companies such as Amazon, Prime Beverage, Gordon Food Company, the N.C. Food Innovati...

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The Kannapolis City Council has approved the rewrite of the Kannapolis Development Ordinance (KDO). The ordinance was first approved by the City in 2000. The City, as well as development, has changed during the last 22 years. The new Kannapolis Development Ordinance is user-friendly, uses graphics and streamlined text and reflects the vision and policies of the City Council as laid out in the Move Kannapolis Forward 2030 Comprehensive Plan.   The ordinance is the adopted law of the Ci...

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It is another great year to Discover Fun in Kannapolis. The City has announced its lineup of concerts, movies, special events, Cannon Ballers baseball and of course - fireworks for 2022. All movies and concerts are free to the public and will be held in downtown Kannapolis. Movies and concerts are held at Village Park and Veterans Park.   This week’s events are:   June 30                &n...

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Join us at 7 p.m. this Saturday, June 25 for Air Supply at Village Park! Springer and Cagle will open the event. Please take time to review the parking map and shuttle stops. Shuttle service will be for concertgoers only between the hours of 5-11 p.m. This event is free to the public. Food vendors will be on site during the event, including Lil Donut Express and Triple C. Children 18 & under must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Bring your lawn chairs. You are also welcome to...

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The Kannapolis Police Department and the Kannapolis Youth Council are spearheading a school supply collection campaign for local students.   We invite you to donate school supplies for children in kindergarten thru 12th grade. Please bring your donations and drop by them off in the lobby of the Kannapolis City Hall & Police Department located at 401 Laureate Way.   Donations will be accepted until July 31.

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It is another great year to Discover Fun in Kannapolis. The City has announced its lineup of concerts, movies, special events, Cannon Ballers baseball and of course - fireworks for 2022. All movies and concerts are free to the public and will be held in downtown Kannapolis. Movies and concerts are held at Village Park and Veterans Park.   This week’s events are:     June 21-26              &...

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It is another great year to Discover Fun in Kannapolis. The City has announced its lineup of concerts, movies, special events, Cannon Ballers baseball and of course - fireworks for 2022. All movies and concerts are free to the public and will be held in downtown Kannapolis. Movies and concerts are held at Village Park and Veterans Park.   This week’s events are:     June 16               &nb...

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The City of Kannapolis Parks and Recreation Department has opened registration for Flag Football for children ages 5 to 14. Registration will close on July 31. The registration fee is $40 for Kannapolis residents and $60 for non-residents, which includes the cost of uniforms, practices and games. Scholarships and sponsorships are available. Practices begin August 22 and games will start September 10. The season will end October 29. Games and practices will be held primarily at Safrit Park....

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