Darrell Hinnant

Kannapolis, Murdock finalize $7.5 mil. deal on downtown purchase

June 27, 2015

By Michael Knox | mknox@independenttribune.com KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — After three months of negotiations, the Kannapolis City Council has agreed to pay $7.5 million for billionaire David H. Murdock’s downtown properties. “It has been a long process but well worth the wait,” said Darrell Hinnant, mayor of Kannapolis. “We all know how much time it takes […]

Kannapolis City Council agrees to purchase downtown

March 17, 2015

By Susan Shinn for the Salisbury Post Read the Original Article KANNAPOLIS — Excitement and anticipation filled the air Monday afternoon as Kannapolis City Council members signed a resolution to execute the purchase of Downtown Kannapolis. The resolution passed 7-0, as Mayor Darrell Hinnant asked council members to stand to indicate their agreement. A standing-room […]

Kannapolis downtown dream: Residential, retail, restaurants

March 16, 2015

By: Michael Knox, Independent Tribune Read Original Article KANNAPOLIS, N.C.– City leaders aim to rebuild downtown into a center of activity, with a mix of residential apartments, offices, retail stores and restaurants. To help in that effort, the city will partner with the non-profit Development Finance Initiative at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Government. The […]

Research campus moving past slow start, looking to define future

March 08, 2015

By Josh Bergeron, Salisbury Post Contact reporter Josh Bergeron at 704-797-4246. Read Original Article The N.C. Research Campus still lags behind initial employment projections, but, as the nation and state recover from an economic recession, growth is beginning to pick up. Following billionaire businessman David Murdock’s $15 million annual endowment last year, the research campus […]

Research Campus attracts international business, political leaders

April 04, 2014

By: Tim Reaves, Independent Tribune KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Kannapolis became an international destination Thursday as a delegation of political and business leaders from South and Central America and the Caribbean visited the North Carolina Research Campus as part of a fact-finding tour. Organized by the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA) and International […]

Kannapolis Mayor enrolls in long term research study

January 24, 2014

 Kannapolis Mayor enrolls in long term research study By Bob Holmes Slideshow « Prev of 3 Next » – BOB HOLMES Kannapolis Mayor Darrell Hinnant has his blood drawn during his participation in the MURDOCK Study. Learn more For more information on how and where to enroll in the MURDOCK Study, visit www.murdock-study.org, call 704-250-5861 […]

Carolinas HealthCare System celebrates new Kannapolis office

January 22, 2014

Independent Tribune Tim Reaves treaves@independenttribune.com KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS) celebrated a new medical building at a ceremony Tuesday on the North Carolina Research Campus, where community leaders said the facility will help promote community health. The building, at 201 Dale Earnhardt Blvd., Kannapolis, combines internal medicine, pediatrics and radiology in a “convergence” […]

Carolinas Healthcare System Officially Opens NCRC Location

January 22, 2014

NCRC News Going to the doctor isn’t usually an occasion for celebration. On January 21, over 200 healthcare professionals, elected officials and community leaders found many reasons to celebrate as they shared in the grand opening of Carolinas Healthcare System’s (CHS) newest Cabarrus County location at 201 Dale Earnhardt Boulevard in Kannapolis. Located on the […]