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What are you doing for the mothers in your life this Mother’s Day? Making their safety a priority this year will not only wow them but will also provide comfort and peace of mind. Home fires are more common than you may suspect. On average, there are 358,500 home fires in the U.S. every year resulting in 2,620 deaths and $6.9 million dollars in property damage. (Source: NFPA) This Mother’s Day, instead of fancy gifts and flashy cards, focus on their home safety. Begin by checki...

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The countdown is on. We are one week away from Jiggy with the Piggy! The festival returns with the smells and tastes of barbeque and fun for the entire family. Make plans now to join us next week, May 11 – May 15, in downtown Kannapolis.   Once again, we will host over 50 barbeque competition teams. The BBQ teams are from across the U.S. and will compete for top bragging rights and prize money. This is one of the largest sanctioned events by the Kansas City Barbeque Society in...

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  The Kannapolis Farmers Market will open for the 2022 season this Thursday, May 5. The market will be held every Thursday, 4-7 p.m. at the corner of Vance St. and Dale Earnhardt Blvd. The market continues through September.   Returning and new vendors offer a wide variety of fresh, local produce, as well as meat, eggs, spices, crafts, and prepared foods and sauces. While supplies last, customers can receive a free reusable tote bag when making a purchase of $10 or more from a...

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It is another great year to Discover Fun in Kannapolis.  The City of Kannapolis 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:     April 30 Spring it On 5k to benefit the Kannapolis School System &n...

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In accordance with recent guidance from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), face masks will no longer be required at Concord-Padgett Regional Airport, the Rider Transit Center or while riding the bus. Customers and employees may continue to choose to wear a mask at their own discretion.   The guidance from TSA comes after a federal court ruling on Monday, April 18, that effectively nullified the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) January 29, 2021 or...

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The Kannapolis City Council previously met on the Second and Fourth Monday’s of each month at 6:00 PM. Attached is a revised City Council meeting schedule effective April 25, 2022 as adopted by the Kannapolis City Council on April 11, 2022.   Second Monday of each month: 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM Work Session to be held in the Executive Conference Room, 2nd Floor, or as otherwise noted. This Work Session meeting will often include a Closed Session as the only agenda item....

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College invites the community to enjoy an array of exciting, interactive displays and experiments as it resumes its popular STEM Open House in person after canceling the event for the past two years due to COVID-19.   The event will be held Thursday, April 28 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the College’s facilities at the North Carolina Research Campus, including the state-of-the-art Advanced Technology Center which houses engineering and other high-tech programs...

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County and the cities of Concord and Kannapolis team up for virtual presentation, April 21   For some, housing discrimination can add additional hurdles to securing safe, permanent housing. Local officials from Cabarrus County and the cities of Concord and Kannapolis work to prevent and address local housing discrimination.    To help increase understanding of the Fair Housing Act and rights afforded by it, the agencies are collaborating on “Fair Housing: M...

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City of Kannapolis offices will be closed Friday, April 15, in observance of the Easter Holiday. Offices will reopen on Monday, April 18. Garbage and recycling services will operate on a regular schedule. There will be no yard waste collection on Friday. It will be collected on a regular schedule the following week. To find your collection schedule, set reminders for your pickups and learn how to dispose of items properly, download the CARTology app in the Apple or Google Play stores.

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The Kannapolis Police Department has once again been awarded national accreditation. This is the eighth consecutive time the agency has achieved the accreditation honor. The department has been accredited since 2000. Kannapolis Police Chief Terry Spry, Deputy Police Chief Daniel Wallace, along with Accreditation Manager Lori Parker accepted the award at the conference of the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA). “I am very proud of our departmen...

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