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The City of Kannapolis is accepting upset bids for property on Oak Avenue. The city-owned property includes 230, 234, 242, 246 and 250 Oak Avenue. The properties currently have two tenants, including Pizza Hut, and is suitable for office and commercial space. The City has received a bid of $930,000 for the property which is .56 acres and approximately 11,000 square feet. The legal upset bid process is open until 5 p.m. on November 9. During that time anyone may upset the bid by submitting an of...

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Kannapolis Police Chief Terry Spry is pleased to announce that Jeremy Page has been promoted to the rank of Sergeant.  Sergeant Page joined the department in 2005.  He served as a patrol officer for six years before transferring to the Vice Narcotics Unit as an Investigator in 2011.  He earned the designation of Police Officer II in 2016 and received Police Commendations (Individual) in 2009 and 2019 along with Unit Commendations in 2014 and 2016. In addition to his regular duti...

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The City of Kannapolis is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Hassenfritz has been promoted to the position of Assistant Director of Engineering. Beth began her career with the City of Kannapolis as an Engineer in 2018. She has directed and supervised engineering projects across all city departments, including the following: Harding Avenue sidewalk, Coventry Road storm drainage, U.S. Highway 29 sewer rehabilitation, Block 8 parking lot, Kannapolis Crossing water and sewer extension, Jim Johnso...

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The City of Kannapolis, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers and Old Armor Beer Company are sponsoring a food drive for Cabarrus and Rowan County veterans who are in need. Drop off your canned food items, in the carts at Kannapolis City Hall, 401 Laureate Way; at the ticket office at Atrium Health Ballpark or at Old Armor Beer Company by November 23, 2020. There are approximately 27,000 veterans in Cabarrus and Rowan Counties and approximately 10,000 of these veterans seek assistance from the Cabarr...

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Early voting in Rowan County began on Thursday, October 15 and will continue until Saturday, October 31. Due to COVID-19, voters are encouraged to wear a mask and maintain social distance. Each voter will be provided with a pen and hand sanitizer. Voting booths will be sanitized after each voter. Voting times are the following: Sunday 1:00p.m.-5:00p.m. Monday-Friday 8:00a.m.-7:30p.m. Saturday 8:00a.m.-3:00p.m. 2020 Early voting sites: Rowan County Board of Elections ...

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Loose leaf collection will begin October 19 and will end March 5. After March 5, we request that you bag any loose leaves you have and place them at the curb for Yard Waste collection. During the Loose Leaf Season, there will not be loose leaf collection on any of the following holidays observed by the City: Veteran's Day (Nov 11th), Thanksgiving (Nov 26th and 27th), Christmas (Dec 23rd, 24th, and 25th), New Year's Day (Jan 1st), and Martin Luther King Day (Jan 18th). ...

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The City of Kannapolis Parks and Recreation Department has opened registration for Youth Basketball for children 3-15 years old. Registration closes November 30. The registration fee is $40 for Kannapolis residents and $60 for non-residents, this includes the cost of uniforms, practices and games. Participants are required to have proper athletic shoes. Scholarships and sponsorship opportunities are available. Skills assessments will take place December 7-19. Teams will have one practic...

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Cabarrus County Board of Elections has changed the lineup of planned early voting locations. The State Board approved four locations in early September. When a scheduling conflict got in the way of approved expanded hours, officials replaced the Charlotte Motor Speedway site with Embassy Suites (5400 John Q. Hammons Dr. NW, Concord), located about a mile away from the track. Early (or One-Stop) voting begins on Thursday, October 15. To accommodate the large number of anticipated early voters ...

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The Rowan County Department of Environmental Management along with NC Cooperative Extension, NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, and the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting the Annual Household Hazardous Waste and Recycling Collection Event at the County’s Recycling Processing Center located at 1102 North Long Street Extension in East Spencer on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Special Waste Disposal Rowan County citizens are inv...

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The Kannapolis Fire Department has launched an innovative accident scene safety program. This initiative is designed to protect police, fire and ems personnel and others who are responding to accidents or incidents in high speed and heavy traffic areas such as the interstate, highways or other unsafe roadways. This program will also protect people who may have vehicles that are disabled or damaged in an accident.  The program involves four key components: signage, lights, portable speed ...

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