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Kannapolis scientist wins federal grant for choline biomarker study

Feb. 16 – Kannapolis scientist Dr. Steven H. Zeisel has been awarded a $2.6 million, four-year grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to develop a panel of laboratory tests that assess a person’s choline status. Dr. Zeisel is director of the UNC Nutrition Research Institute at the North Carolina […]

City of Kannapolis to hold job fair Feb. 17

Feb. 12 – Looking for a fun summer job or a career working for the city of Kannapolis? The city will hold a job fair Saturday, Feb. 17 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Village Park in the Program Room at 700 West C Street to learn about available positions and career opportunities. Parks […]


Rowan-Cabarrus Community College offers business seminars

Feb. 2. Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is offering numerous seminars this spring for local small business-owners through the Small Business Center. Seminars are provided free-of-charge and open to the public. Seminars include topics like “How to Start a Business” and “How to Write a Business Plan. ” More advanced topics including “Make Facebook Advertising Work for […]

City honors 2017 Run Kannapolis and Loop the Loop winners

Feb. 1. The City of Kannapolis and Carolinas Healthcare System honored the 2017 Run Kannapolis participants during a special ceremony on Jan. 30th. The event also honored Loop the Loop Challenge participants. Loop the Loop is a series of loops around the city’s downtown that people can walk, bike or run. This year, 32 people […]


Kannapolis city council moves forward with downtown development project

Jan. 25 – The city of Kannapolis has announced plans to move forward with an Alabama company’s $300 million new construction and redevelopment investment project that would bring residential units; retail and restaurant space and corporate offices downtown. The Kannapolis City Council voted on Jan. 22 to unanimously approve a memorandum of understanding with Corporate […]

Birkdale Village inspires rebirth of Kannapolis

Downtown Kannapolis will most definitely begin transforming before our very eyes, starting this fall. The City has hired a “construction manager at risk” to help ensure on-time, on-budget delivery of the West Avenue streetscape. The first component of the city’s Downtown Revitalization Project will be Birkdale Village incarnate, with vintage buildings, plenty of brick and […]

Brewer coming to Kannapolis next year

Nov. 17. A craft brewery from Connecticut plans to open a brewery and taproom in downtown Kannapolis next year. Third Dimension Brewery will lease property at 100 West Avenue from the City of Kannapolis. It is adjacent to what is expected to be the future home of the Kannapolis Intimidators. Bill Collins, who owns Firefly […]

Linder plans regional HQ in Kannapolis

Nov. 11. The Kannapolis City Council will consider tax incentives for Linder Industrial Machinery which plans to build a regional headquarters on Davidson Highway. The company, which sells earth moving and paving equipment, plans a 39,000 square foot facility with a total investment of $7.6 million, over the next five years. The firm will relocate 40 […]


Dole planting 19 employees in 6,800 square feet in NCRC

Oct. 21. Dole Food Co wants to move its East Coast Fresh Fruit Sales Division to the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis. City Council will consider offering Dole an incentive grant at the Monday council meeting. The sales division has 19 employees in administration, sales, marketing, nutrition and food safety. Annual salaries range from […]


LMG will develop ‘demonstration project’ downtown

Aug. 10. As expected, the Kannapolis City Council has picked Lansing Melbourne Group to develop a mixed-use project downtown. LMG will invest $60 million. City staff will negotiate with the company on a Master Development Agreement, which will establish more details regarding the design, finance, construction, ownership and operations of the project. The city, which […]

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