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Join the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers for Unforgettable Fun

Partner Content   At the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers ballpark, every game day is a new adventure packed with excitement and entertainment for the whole family. From thrilling weekly promotions to special marquee nights and exclusive giveaways, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Weekly Theme Promotions: $2 Tuesday: Kick off your week with a bang on Tuesdays, where many of your favorite ballpark snack items are just a couple of bucks each. Wieners & Wags Wednesday: Take your furry friends along on Wednesdays to celebrate the bond between fans and you four-legged companions. Thirsty...

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🧔🏻 💥 💥 Beardy Weirdy to Host Comic Book Convention May 6th 💥 💥

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   In addition to presenting Concord Micro-Con, Chris Rigo also has retail space with over 7,000 comic books for sale at The Depot at Gibson Mill. Chris is the “beard” behind Beardy Weirdy’s, and he is one passionate comic book collector. Collecting since he was 8 years old, he has amassed more than 20,000 comics in his personal collection. 🤯 He prides himself on having the largest selection of back issues for sale in Cabarrus or Rowan County at his retail location inside the Depot at Gibson Mill. He is always in the market to purchase collections and welcomes...

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🎮 🚗 Former Video Game Developer Advances to Next Level with Family Business

Ward Childress worked on Guitar Hero and Skylanders before returning home to start a family and work alongside his mom at Ben Mynatt Family of Dealerships. In today’s world, almost every kid plays video games at one time or another. If only they could grow up and get paid to just play games all day! Well, maybe not play them…but what about creating them? That’s exactly the career goal Ward Childress had when he headed to the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in New York to study computer science and pursue his dream of creating video games. Turns out he was REALLY good at it! In fact,...

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Jiggy With the Piggy

Get Ready to Jiggy with the Piggy! –  The festival returns with the smells and tastes of barbeque and fun for the entire family. Make plans now to join us May 4 – May 7, in downtown Kannapolis.  The festival happens rain or shine. Once again, we will host over 50 barbeque competition teams. The BBQ teams are from across the U.S. and will compete for top bragging rights and prize money. This is one of the largest sanctioned events by the Kansas City Barbeque Society in the United States. You can taste the competing team’s cooking expertise by purchasing a $10 ticket for the People’s Choice...

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