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  Kannapolis Mayor Darrell Hinnant and Council Members Doug Wilson and Dianne Berry were sworn-in, to serve new terms on the Kannapolis City Council, and Jeanne Dixon was sworn in to serve her first term on the council during the Kannapolis City Council meeting Monday, December 13.   This is Mayor Darrell Hinnant’s third term serving as Mayor. He earned a BA and MAT in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and an Executive Management Certification f...

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The City of Kannapolis Fire Department will host an informational and open enrollment meeting for Explorer Post 001, from 7 to 8 p.m., Monday, December 13 at Fire Station One, 300 Firehouse Drive. The Explorer program is open to all young adults, ages 14 to 18.   Explorers will learn more about the expectations of fire service, what is it like to be a firefighter, various training topics and how to become a certified firefighter. Explorer meetings are held from 7 to 9 p.m. on the seco...

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The Celebration of Lights continues at Village Park, West C. Street until December 30. The Celebration of Lights includes thousands and thousands of Christmas lights and holiday displays. Adults and children can take a ride on the Winterland Express, countdown the 12 Days of Christmas and take a spin on the double decker carousel. Manufactured in Italy the carousel features 1,800 lights, Brazilian oak decking and charming hand painted Venetian murals. Admission to the park and viewing of t...

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No penalty for taxes if paid by January 5, 2022   We’re a month away from the first week of 2022, which also brings the grace period deadline for paying 2021 real estate and personal property tax bills.   Tax bills go to property owners listed on tax records as of Jan. 1, 2021. Taxes are based on the January 2021 value of real properties, and property tax rates set by County and municipal officials in June.   The original due date of bills is September 1, b...

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The City of Kannapolis and the management of the Gem Theatre held a celebration Tuesday to celebrate the Gem’s 85th birthday and the selection of the theatre to the National Register of Historic Places.   During a brief ceremony Kannapolis Mayor Darrell Hinnant spoke of the importance of the theatre in the Kannapolis community. “The theatre has been a touchstone for the City for 85 years.  It's where people go for their first dates, first kiss, people have gotten ...

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The Kannapolis Christmas Parade will be held at 6 p.m., on December 11, in downtown Kannapolis. The parade will travel down Laureate Way and West Avenue.   The route offers the crowds many comfortable areas to watch the parade comfortably with the incredible backdrop of the North Carolina Research Campus, Kannapolis City Hall & Police Headquarters and West Avenue.   The parade will begin at the intersection of Main Street and Laureate Way at the parking deck of the Nort...

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A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will begin working on December 6, 2021 to examine all aspects of the Kannapolis Police Department’s policies, procedures, management, operations, and support services.  The Kannapolis Police Department has been accredited for 21 years and is seeking a seventh re-accreditation by the Commission.   Verification by the team that the Kannapolis Police Department meets the Commiss...

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All City of Kannapolis offices will be closed on Thursday, November 25, and Friday, November 26, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. There will be no garbage/recycling/yard waste/loose leaf collection service on Thanksgiving Day, and no loose leaf/yard waste collection on Friday, November 26. Garbage and recycling will operate on a one-day delay - (Thursday’s route will be collected on Friday and Friday’s route will be collected on Saturday). Loose leaf/yard waste collecti...

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The City of Kannapolis, the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers and Old Armor Beer Company would like to thank the community for their generous donations to the Cabarrus and Rowan Veterans Food Drive. Within six weeks we received 3,260 pounds of food.   On Monday, The Kannapolis Youth Council sorted and prepared the food for delivery to the Cabarrus and Rowan County Veteran Services Offices. The food was delivered Friday morning and will be distributed to veterans in time for the holidays. &...

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The City of Kannapolis Police Department is now recruiting Public Safety Cadets. The program is open to Kannapolis and Cabarrus County residents, age 14 to 20, who are interested in a career in public safety. Officers from the Kannapolis Police Department and Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office will serve as mentors and provide guidance, support, and practical vocational experiences to the cadets.   The program creates a pathway for future employment in law enforcement. It also inc...

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