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Chick-fil-A will open $58.3 million distribution center in Kannapolis

Sept. 19. Chick-fil-A Supply, the distribution service provider for Chick-fil-A restaurants, will establish distribution center in the Lakeshore Corporate Park in the Rowan County portion of Kannapolis. The $58.3 million plant will generate 112 new jobs over the next five years with 85 of those jobs occurring in the first two years. Lakeshore Corporate Park, […]

Cabarrus Chamber announces Leadership Class

Aug. 9. The Cabarrus Regional Chamber of Commerce reports 38 participants in the 2019 Leadership Cabarrus civic leadership program. There are monthly classes from September through May that examine how leadership in the historical, educational, economic, governmental and cultural segments work together for the good of the county. Additionally, the class works together to produce a […]

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Kannapolis looking for more private industry partners as $100 million revitalization gets under way

April 10. The City of Kannapolis’ is looking for additional development partners for properties as the $100 million downtown revitalization gets under way in earnest. The city is specifically looking for a partner for the redevelopment of approximately 15,000 square feet of commercial buildings and property located at 109-123 N. Main Street in downtown Kannapolis, according […]

Kannapolis Farmers Market wants vendors

The Kannapolis Farmers Market is looking for farmers, crafters and bakers to participate in the market. The goal is a wide variety of fresh, local produce, as well as cheese, ice cream, honey, baked goods, spices, jewelry, soaps, candies, crafts and more. The market is open May through September and operates every Thursday from 4-7 p.m. […]

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 […]