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David Freeze

David Freeze Day 10: Good progress on an exhilarating day

Editor’s note: David Freeze is cycling along the Mississippi River from Dubuque, Iowa, to New Orleans. Contact him at ...

High School

High school volleyball: East has the hitters to be tough

First in a series of reports on local volleyball teams … By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY — ...

Education

Bright Minds Academy celebrates summer’s end, launches first fundraising campaign

SALISBURY — A local education enrichment program is looking to make waves with its first fundraiser. Bright Minds ...

High School

High school football: West will count on tough linemen

Fourth in a series of reports on local high schools … By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — ...

Faith

My Turn, Roger Barbee: A better way

Some years ago I led a men’s Sunday School class in Woodstock, Virginia. When we were studying Job, ...

News

Man arrested on multiple charges following chase

Rowan County Sheriff’s deputies were sent to a house on Oak Breeze Drive to check on the welfare ...

Crime

Woman accused of stabbing man in dispute

SALISBURY — Following what police describe as a domestic assault, a 45-year-old woman was arrested Aug. 9 and ...

Education

State teachers group critical of proposed license, pay overhaul

RALEIGH (AP) — Members of North Carolina’s leading teacher advocacy group criticized on Tuesday a proposed overhaul of ...

Guest columns

Roger Hull: Two ways to learn

How do we learn? According to author Jonathan Haidt (The Happiness Hypothesis) there are two primary methods by ...

Education

Alcorn scheduled to speak at Hood opening convocation

SALISBURY — Gregory M. Alcorn will be the speaker for Hood Theological Seminary’s Opening Convocation on Sept. 16. ...

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Crime

Blotter for Aug. 11

In the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office • Deputies investigated a report of vandalism and damage to property on ...

Guest columns

Lib Campbell: People burn books because they are afraid

By Lib Campbell Please. Don’t Ban Books. When I went back to college in my late 40s, I ...

News

North Carolina AG in legal bind amid probe over 2020 TV ad

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — The campaign committee for North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein, ...

Nation/World

Trump says he took the Fifth in New York civil investigation

Associated Press NEW YORK — Former President Donald Trump invoked his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination as he ...

Crime

Bank robbery suspect arrested in Kannapolis

KANNAPOLIS — A Concord man was arrested and charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon after a bank ...

Business

Cannon Pharmacy, IndyCare collaborate to bring new urgent care center to Kannapolis

KANNAPOLIS — For those in Rowan and Cabarrus counties, healthcare is about to become more convenient with the ...

Business

Spencer Board to consider amending zoning constraints on auto repair shop

SPENCER — At Tuesday night’s Spencer Board of Aldermen meeting, Steve Blount, director of planning for the town, ...

Granite Quarry

Granite Quarry Board of Alderman keeps planning board as part of development process

GRANITE QUARRY — The Granite Quarry Board of Aldermen made a unanimous decision not to approve the amendment ...

Education

Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education reminds students to follow rules as school starts

SALISBURY — At Monday’s Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education meeting, chair Dean Hunter reminded teachers that they should ...

David Freeze

David Freeze Day 9: Pedaling hard on way to St. Louis

I am watching the minor league game from the Field of Dreams, loving the coverage and excited about ...