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Published Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Cabarrus County has seen steady growth in travel and tourism over the years as more and more visitors come to explore our famous attractions and race season festivities. But as these industries began preparing for the 2020 race season and summer events, they quickly learned that travel and tourism – and our entire lives – will be very different read more

Published Monday, June 15, 2020
Did you know there is a company in Cabarrus County that makes coatings to reduce potential trauma during invasive medical procedures? While many of us may not think about these kinds of products, medical providers depend on Hydromer, Inc. to produce innovative hydrophilic coatings so that they can safely perform operations on patients’ read more

Published Thursday, June 11, 2020

Phase One of Block One includes eleven buildings in the heart of downtown on West Avenue. The properties, which date from the 1930-50s, are located around the corner from the Gem Theatre, across from the entrance to Atrium Health Ballpark, and two blocks north of the VIDA Mixed Use District. By partnering with LMG, a company that is experienced in adaptive reuse, the City’s goal is to preserve these buildings and activate them as part of the downtown business district. The buildings have prime commercial footage and are considered to be some of the most visible and historic pieces of property in Kannapolis. They are located at 101, 103, 105, 111, 109, 113, 115 and 119 West Avenue, as well as 112, 114, and 116 W. A Street.

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Published Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Today, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced that Prime Beverage Group, a new contract beverage manufacturer, will create 231 new jobs in Cabarrus County by establishing its first manufacturing operation in an existing speculative building located at 1858 Kannapolis Parkway in Kannapolis. Both Kannapolis City Council and Cabarrus County Commissioners read more

Published Friday, June 5, 2020
At a time when most communities are evaluating the devastating effects of COVID-19 on their local businesses and economy, Cabarrus County is looking to find resiliency through innovation and entrepreneurship. Cabarrus Economic Development has announced a partnership with Flywheel Coworking to open an innovation center in the former Cabarrus Savings Bank. read more

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2020
These often-overlooked hardware items can be found in many of our homes and businesses, and it’s made right here in Cabarrus County. The video above shows a machine stamping outlet covers and wall plates out of stainless steel. Just like our last Made in Cabarrus spotlight on DNP IAM, Legrand/Pass & Seymour may not be a household name, but read more

Published Thursday, May 28, 2020
Have you ever had photos taken in a photobooth or at a photo ID kiosk? What about photos printed by a professional photographer? While many of us don’t think about how our photos were printed or where photobooths come from, you might be surprised to find out that many of these solutions were made possible because of a company right here in Cabarrus read more

Published Wednesday, May 27, 2020
On June 2, Cabarrus Economic Development attended a drone launch at Novant Health's Emergency Drone Fulfillment Center in Kannapolis. Novant Health's partnership with Zipline will give Novant hospitals in the region nearly instant access to PPE and critical medical supplies. A drone returns to home base after going on a test flight. Known for its read more

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