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Kannapolis History Associates to discuss equality of town
Kannapolis History Associates will hold its 24th Annual Meeting, “Looking Back to Move Forward, at 7 p.m. Monday, April 18.
Moderated by the Honorable William G. Hamby Jr., the event will feature short stories about integration of the mill, public education and the military — a glimpse of the process, progress and sacrifices made toward equality in Kannapolis and beyond.
The event will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church, 416 East First Street, across from A. L. Brown High School. Refreshments served.
Enviromingle Thursday in Kannapolis
KANNAPOLIS — People with an interest in the environment are invited to attend the Enviromingle from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Kannapolis.
This free event at the Old Cabarrus Bank Building, 201 West Ave., offers a chance for eco-friendly mingling and networking, hosted by the Center for the Environment at Catawba College.
No environmental expertise or knowledge is needed to attend, but participants must reserve a spot at www.CenterForTheEnvironment.org.
To learn more, visit the website or contact Cathy Holladay at 704-637-4727 or chollada@catawba.edu or David Miller at 704-938-7368 or david.apm@windstream.net.
Sponsors are the Kannapolis Business Alliance and Forty-Six Restaurant.
Contact reporter Emily Ford at 704-797-4264.
Planning board meeting canceled
The Salisbury Planning Board has canceled its regular meeting for Tuesday.
But the Planning Board Open Space Committee will meet at 3 p.m. Tuesday in City Hall, followed by a meeting at 4 p.m. of the Bike Plan Committee.
Contact reporter Emily Ford at 704-797-4264.
Housing and neighborhood committee to meet
The Salisbury City Council Advisory Committee on Better Housing and Neighborhood Stabilization will meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Park Avenue Neighborhood Center, 634 Park Ave. Contact reporter Emily Ford at 704-797-4264.

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