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The City of Kannapolis recently honored the 2022 Run Kannapolis and Loop the Loop Challenge participants during a special ceremony. This year 16 people completed all seven of the 5K Run Kannapolis events! They received the designation of “BEAST”, commemorative Run Kannapolis medals and prizes during the ceremony. Eight people completed six runs and 26 people completed at least five of the runs. A total of 961 people ran at least one of the races. This was the eighth year for...

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What time is it? It's Jiggy time.  Save the Date for Jiggy! This year’s Jiggy with the Piggy will be held Thursday, May 4, through Sunday, May 7, 2023.  Registration is now open for judges, competitive BBQ teams,  vendors and volunteers. Visit www.kannapolisnc.gov/jiggywiththepiggy

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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade for Cabarrus County will be held in Kannapolis at 9 a.m. this Saturday, January 14. The parade will begin at the intersection of Main Street and Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue and travel down Main Street to Laureate Way to Atrium Health Ballpark. Please be aware that partial street closures will begin at 8:50 a.m. to accommodate the parade. Following the parade there will be several free activities at the ballpark from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. including a progra...

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Celebrate 2023 and the new year by Looping the Loop. The City of Kannapolis’ Loop the Loop Program is a fun way to track the distance of your walk, run, or bike ride. For every mile you complete you are on your way to earning great prizes. Follow the signs and sidewalk markers as you complete the loops around downtown Kannapolis and at each Kannapolis school. You can print a map of the loops by visiting the City’s website. You do not have to walk in downtown Kannapolis or schoo...

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The Kannapolis Youth Council is hosting a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, January 17 at City Hall, 401 Laureate Way. Appointments are encouraged for donors. If you would like to donate, please visit https://donorportal.oneblood.org/donate-now/donation-centers-list-select-time?driveID=1322111

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Water Resources Supervisor Lisa Nabors is retiring from the City of Kannapolis after serving 37 years in the department. Lisa began working in water resources in 1986 as an employee of the Kannapolis Sanitary District – this was before Kannapolis was incorporated as a City. The district managed the water and sewer for the City as a part of the operations of Cannon Mills. When Kannapolis was incorporated the next year, in 1987, and assumed the responsibilities of water and sewer, Lisa be...

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The City of Kannapolis has released the 2023 Recycling Calendar.  Residents can download the mobile app, CARTology, for Apple or Android devices for more information. Just search for CARTology in the App Store (iOS) or Google Play Store (Android). From the app, you can learn how to dispose of items, view your collection calendar and receive notifications. The CARTology functions are also on our website. Residents can type in their addresses to view collection schedules, set up notific...

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  December 24 - 3 p.m. Duke Energy continues to work to restore power which is out due to high winds and fallen trees.  Earlier today 11,000 households in the Kannapolis area were without power.  At this time 2,000 households remain without power. Crews continue to work diligently to make repairs.    December 24 - 10 a.m.  If you experience any water outages please call 704.920.4444. Most of the calls for no water we are responding to involve frozen hous...

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Atrium Health Ballpark Named 2022 Ballpark of the Year by Ballpark Digest   Ballpark Digest News Release - 2022 Ballpark of the Year: Atrium Health Ballpark - Ballpark Digest Kannapolis, N.C. – Atrium Health Ballpark, home to the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers Minor League Baseball Team has been honored as Ballpark Digest’s 2022 Ballpark of the Year. The ballpark’s demonstrated success as a premier venue for baseball and other community events and its subsequent...

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Kannapolis welcomes Brian Roberts as the City’s new finance director. Brian has 12 years of accounting and auditing experience. He most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer for the City of Statesville. Additional work experience includes working as a Senior Internal Auditor for Mecklenburg County, serving as an Assistant State Auditor for the Investigative Audit Section of the N.C. Office of the State Auditor and as a Senior Audit Inspector for the West Virginia State Auditor&rsq...

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