Kannapolis City Council

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 begins downtown revitalization planning

May 20, 2015

by: Carole Howel The Kannapolis City Council is taking the first steps toward a massive revitalization project for downtown. On May 4, Council members met with the Development Financial Initiative, a group of development professionals affiliated with the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Government. The initiative works with governments across North Carolina to attract private investment […]

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 City Council Makes Historic Land Purchase

March 16, 2015

  Media Contact: Annette Privette Keller Director of Communications 704-920-4311 o 980-406-2790 c aprivettekeller@kannapolisnc.gov March 16, 2015 KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Members of the Kannapolis City Council officially signed a resolution to purchase 46 acres of property in Downtown Kannapolis during a special meeting today. The $5.55 million purchase includes eight blocks of buildings located on […]

Kannapolis breaks ground for municipal center and police headquarters

November 02, 2013

Charlotte observer By Joe Marusak Slideshow MARTY PRICE – MARTY PRICE Kannapolis Mayor Robert Misenheimer speaks to the crowd during the City Council’s groundbreaking ceremony for the new 100,000-square-foot municipal center and police headquarters building on the North Carolina Research Campus. The Kannapolis City Council broke ground Oct. 29 on a 100,000-square-foot municipal center and […]

City of Kannapolis Municipal Center & Police Headquarters

October 24, 2013

Kannapolis City Council will break ground on a new 100,000 square foot municipal center and police headquarters on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 10 a.m. The building will be located at 401 Laureate Way on approximately 6.6 acres of land donated by North Carolina Research Campus founder David H. Murdock. The site faces the David H. […]

NC Science Festival brings STEM into Kannapolis classroom

April 16, 2013

By: Jenna Barnes, Triad News14 NC Science Festival brings STEM into Kannapolis classroom KANNAPOLIS—The North Carolina Science Festival is teaching students all across the state that science is fun. It is part of the STEM initiative, getting more students focused on science, technology, engineering and math. Students from all grade levels in Kannapolis took part […]

Kannapolis awards contract for new $20M building to house city hall and police department

February 26, 2013

By Hugh Fisher, Salisbury Post The Kannapolis City Council voted unanimously Monday to award the contract for the new city hall and police headquarters to Creech & Associates. The decision follows the announcement on March 11 that David Murdock, owner of the N.C. Research Campus, would donate acreage in the center of the campus for […]