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Sharon Randall: Queen for a day

Every woman, at least once in her life, ought to be Queen for a Day. My sister Bobbie ...

Crime

Blotter for Sept. 29

• Police investigated a report of theft of a gun from a motor vehicle on West Corriher Avenue ...

Local

Rowan County Public Health will host suicide prevention training Oct. 19-20

SALISBURY — Rowan County Public Health will host a two-day LivingWorks Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) workshop ...

Kannapolis

Walk to End Alzheimer’s is Oct. 29 in Kannapolis

KANNAPOLIS — The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting Rowan and Cabarrus county residents to join in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk ...

Education

Crosby Scholars kicks off 10 years in Rowan with ‘Great Tailgate’

SALISBURY — Supporters of Rowan Crosby Scholars helped to celebrate a milestone Saturday night as alumni, partners and ...

Education

Catawba welcomes new chaplain

Catawba News Service SALISBURY — Catawba College has named Rev. Kendra Joyner Miller (Class of 2011) as the ...

College

College football: Catawba, Livingstone on the road as designated homecoming opponents (Indians’ game moved up to Friday)

      *Due to the expected impact of Hurricane Ian, Catawba’s game at Emory & Henry has ...

Education

Salisbury Academy offers lunch and learn on managing stress, anxiety in students on Oct. 24

SALISBURY — Members of the community are invited to join Dr. Rachel Brejcha at Salisbury Academy on Monday, ...

Education

Faith Academy test scores higher than state average

FAITH — Faith Academy students performed higher than the North Carolina average in reading, math and science on ...

Local

Three-vehicle crash closes Peeler Road

SALISBURY — A van, a car and a truck were involved in a crash Wednesday morning on Peeler ...

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Sports

Yankees star Judge hits 61st home run, ties Maris’ AL record

By IAN HARRISON Associated Press TORONTO  — Aaron Judge tied Roger Maris’ American League record of 61 home ...

High School

Photo gallery: Carson routs East 10-1 in soccer

Carson built a 5-0 halftime lead and mercy-ruled East Rowan 10-1 on Wednesday to improve to 7-4 overall ...

Nation/World

Ian swamps southwest Florida, trapping people in homes

By Curt Anderson Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Hurricane Ian, one of the most powerful storms ever ...

High School

Photo gallery: Carson’s volleyball coach Kelan Rogers a record setter

Carson volleyball coach Kelan Rogers broke the NCHSAA record for career wins on Wednesday when the Cougars pulled ...

Sports

Panthers say McCaffrey ‘day to day’ while dealing with quadriceps injury

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE — Just when it appeared Christian McCaffrey was looking healthy and ...

Crime

East Spencer has first homicide in nearly five years

EAST SPENCER — After an almost five-year stretch with no murders, East Spencer police are investigating a homicide ...

Kannapolis

Threats of rain postpone Kannapolis events; Sunday concert canceled

KANNAPOLIS — Due to the rainy forecast for this weekend, the fire truck parade and kid’s firefighter costume ...

Local

Town hall gathering addresses gerrymandering in state’s voting maps

By Elisabeth Strillacci elisabeth.strillacci@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A nonpartisan group gathered Tuesday night at Mission House to talk with ...

Local

Into the Light suicide, mental health awareness walk Saturday

As the sun rises Saturday, those struggling with mental health issues like having suicidal thoughts, alongside those who ...

Education

New superintendent kicks off tour of all schools

SALISBURY — Dr. Kelly Withers, newly selected school superintendent, was sworn in to her new role Monday afternoon ...