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Back to School: Safety tips and resources

By Rowan County District Attorney Brandy L. Cook As the summer comes to a close and children are ...

Education

Back to School: Kannapolis City Schools

Forest Park Elementary, 1333 Forest Park Drive, Kannapolis. 704-932-8121 Principal: Martha Motley Fred L. Wilson Elementary, 1401 Pine Street, Kannapolis. ...

Education

Back to School: Student fee schedule

Elementary schools iPad: $20 Recorder: $6 Middle schools iPad: $20 Lock: $10 max Uniform: $20 P.E. lock: $5 ...

Sports

Former Panther Sam Mills among those inducted into NFL Hall of Fame

Associated Press CANTON, Ohio — Perhaps the late Sam Mills would have been a blue-chip college recruit and ...

Opinion

Paris Goodnight: The soundtrack of the surf and sun

The soundtrack of the surf never ceases, and yet it changes every time I step foot into the ...

Guest columns

My Turn, Brian Pfaff: Privacy has new focus

By Brian Pfaff Privacy — a word I’m focusing on again and again lately because it’s become ironically ...

Clyde

Clyde: Just call me Clyde Van Winkle

“Turn back, O man, forswear thy foolish ways. Old now is earth, and none may count her days” ...

Crime

Smashing mailboxes makes a comeback

SALISBURY — More than 20 years ago, smashing mailboxes was a common vandalism report, then it eased up ...

Crime

Two warrants issued after man wounded in shooting

SALISBURY — Warrants for two men have been issued after a shooting last week that was investigated by ...

Education

Back to School: Rowan-Salisbury Schools Calendar

• Aug. 10: First day for students • Sept. 5: Labor Day holiday • Oct.13-14: No school • ...

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Letters

Letters to the editor: Aug. 7

Only Revolutionary War reenactors needed The only reenactors that I would expect to see at an event celebrating ...

Brincefield Cartoons

Mook’s Place: Old man

Business

Biz Roundup: Meripex Apparel donates new clothes to local county charities

CHINA GROVE — With the start of school just around the corner, two local entrepreneurs have found an ...

Education

Back to School: Getting to know RSS schools

Elementary schools Bostian Elementary School 4245 Old Beatty Ford Road, China Grove. 704-857-2322 Principal: Cory Stirewalt Mascot: Bulldogs ...

Guest columns

Kenneth L. Hardin: Even living in Salisbury, Georgia is on my mind

It’s a sad time in the Peach State. I can imagine there are some good ‘ol pick-em up ...

Sports

Max Scherzer strikes out 11 to complete Mets’ doubleheader sweep of Braves

By LARRY FLEISHER Associated Press NEW YORK  — Max Scherzer tied a season high with 11 strikeouts over ...

Elections

Judge: Green Party candidate belongs on NC ballot

By Hannah Schoenbaum Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — The North Carolina Green Party’s U.S. Senate candidate must ...

Lifestyle

Cody Craddock: Be on the lookout for the spotted lanternfly

By Cody Craddock N.C. Cooperative Extension A recent news release from the NCDA&CS notified the public that the ...

Celebrations

Dye claims title of National Classic Ms. Regal Elegance

Chariel Dye, who has lived in Rowan County for 21 years, won the Classic Miss category and earned ...

Books

Library Notes: RPL’s Summer Reading prize raffle winners announced

Rowan Public Library The Rowan Public Library’s Summer Reading program this year provided an “Ocean of Possibilities” for ...