Putting graffiti on public property is usually frowned upon by public officials. This week, though, Kannapolis invited the public to leave its mark on the new Sports and Entertainment Venue (SEV) being built downtown. Read more here.
As part of a $300-million downtown redevelopment plan, a new ballpark is being built for the Kannapolis Intimidators (Single-A, South Atlantic League). Still to come are hundreds of apartments, shops, offices and a hotel. Read more here.
What a week! Within 24 hours of announcing the Branded New by You campaign, over 300 of you had submitted really terrific ideas. That number grew quickly, and each day our team pored over your recommendations. In all, we received 1,223 submissions. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – As the Kannapolis Class A baseball franchise moves toward a new era of baseball at the City of Kannapolis’s Sports and Entertainment Venue, the team invites the community to help rename the franchise. Today the team launches its “Branded New By You” campaign and is asking community members to suggest names to help define the team’s new identity. In addition to a new name, the rebrand will include a new logo and mascot. The new identity will debut after the 2019 season ends.
PRESS RELEASE – Temerity Baseball, LLC, today acquired the Kannapolis Intimidators, a single-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. Temerity Baseball will be working closely with the City of Kannapolis on completion of the new state of the art Kannapolis Sports and Entertainment Venue in time for the opening of the 2020 baseball season. The SEV will be the anchor of a revitalized and vibrant urban core.
On Tuesday, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for a new baseball stadium to be built for the Kannapolis Intimidators (Single-A, South Atlantic League). City officials called the project a catalyst that will help transform the downtown area on the other side of the ballpark. Read more and watch news report here.
The Kannapolis City Council unanimously approved a $52 million, 5,000-capacity minor league baseball stadium in downtown Monday night. The stadium is expected to be ready for the 2020 season. Read more here.