Kannapolis http://wfae.org en Server Farm Coming To Kannapolis Biotech Campus http://wfae.org/post/server-farm-coming-kannapolis-biotech-campus <p>The Kannapolis research campus founded by Dole Foods magnate David Murdock has announced its first new corporate tenant in two years. But it's not the kind of company you'd expect for a place focused on health and food science.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 20:55:49 +0000 Julie Rose 29253 at http://wfae.org Server Farm Coming To Kannapolis Biotech Campus Can You Really Lift 100 Pounds? http://wfae.org/post/can-you-really-lift-100-pounds <p></p><p>If you’re applying for a job with a construction company and say you can lift 100 pounds, you better make sure you can do it comfortably. One Kannapolis employer is now using a new fitness exam for prospective hires aimed at reducing worker’s compensations claims.</p><div><p>At the Northeast Rehab center in Concord, physical therapist Sandie Warantz is showing off one of the first things someone applying for a position with the Wayne Brothers construction company might have to do.</p> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 19:38:27 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 14533 at http://wfae.org Can You Really Lift 100 Pounds? Concord, Kannapolis Will Upgrade To Electric-Hybrid Buses http://wfae.org/post/concord-kannapolis-upgrade-electric-hybrid-buses <p>If you ride the bus in Concord and Kannapolis, you’ll soon be seeing some big changes. The cities’ joint bus system called Rider Transit will be getting eight new hybrid-electric buses with free WiFi hotspots. There will also be service on Sundays starting in October 2013 and <a href="http://www.concordnc.gov/Home/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/553">several improvements to bus stops</a>, including a doubling of the number of shelters, solar-powered street lights and improved security system.</p> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 21:03:50 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 13849 at http://wfae.org