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Local sports roundup: Salisbury tennis wraps up undefeated CCC season

From staff reports Salisbury’s girls tennis team wrapped up another undefeated Central Carolina Conference season on Tuesday with ...

Entertainment

Loretta Lynn, coal miner’s daughter and country queen, dies at age 90

By KRISTIN M. HALL AP Entertainment Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Loretta Lynn, the Kentucky coal miner’s daughter whose ...

Racing

Injuries keep Ware, Bowman out of The Roval race this weekend

By Jenna Fryer AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE — Alex Bowman and Cody Shane Ware will miss this ...

Local

City approves town home development with tremendous open space

SALISBURY — City Council members unanimously approved annexation and zoning changes on a 19-acre parcel on Old Concord ...

Local

Commissioners, council pass measures for local business; county green lights helping veterans

By Brad Dountz SALISBURY — The Rowan County Board of Commissioners approved a $165,000 lump sum request from ...

High School

High school soccer: 500th win for SHS coach

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury’s 9-0 Central Carolina Conference victory over Thomasville on Monday was as ...

Local

Educational worship event scheduled at Hood Seminary

SALISBURY — Calling it an “EduWorship Event,” Hood Theological Seminary is holding an Awareness Service discussing Breast Cancer, ...

Local

St. Luke’s Episcopal to hold blessing of animals Sunday

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will hold its annual Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, Oct. 9, at 4 ...

Crime

Blotter for Oct. 3

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports • Deputies investigated a larceny from Crescent Heights Drive, Salisbury that occurred ...

Local

Salisbury rider competing in regional dressage competition

Jacqueline Moore of Salisbury is competing in the upcoming dressage regional competition in Virginia later this week. The ...

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Guest columns

My Turn, Evelyn Uddin-khan: What would Jesus say?  

By Evelyn Uddin-khan Was Jesus a conservative? A liberal? What would He say about the Ten Commandments of ...

Local

Jury duty scam callers continues to target NC residents

The FBI Charlotte Division is warning the public about a telephone scam claiming you have failed to report ...

High School

High school volleyball: West closing in another SPC title

Staff report MOUNT ULLA — West Rowan’s volleyball team can put another South Piedmont Conference championship in the ...

Business

China Grove citizens raise concerns about housing development annexation

CHINA GROVE — A development on the north side of Mount Hope Church Road that will contain 268 ...

Kannapolis

Kannapolis Police Department open house set for Oct. 17

KANNAPOLIS — The Kannapolis Police Department invites the community to attend an open house from 5 to 8 ...

Entertainment

Chris Young to perform at Elizabeth Dole Foundation event

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Elizabeth Dole Foundation announced that entertainer Chris Young will perform at the Heroes & History Makers ...

High School

High school football: Landmark win for Cougars

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CONCORD — Big games require big pregame speakers, so Carson head coach Jonathan Lowe ...

Columns

Mack Williams: Quality family time while going through Doris’ old things

The recent one-year anniversary of my 93-year-old mother-in-law Doris’ passing made me also remember the time, several months ...

News

Writing internship with Baptist News Global gives Wingate senior a ministerial outlet

Wingate News Service Wingate University religious studies major Mallory Challis has known she wanted to be a writer ...

Outdoor

Dan Kibler’s Want to Step Outside: Improving wildlife habitat

In 1985, when I became outdoors editor of the Winston-Salem Journal, the publisher, Joe Doster, told me I ...