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RSS board signs off on metal detectors for football, basketball games

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools will add metal detectors to the entrances of athletic events at all of its ...

Elections

Political Notebook: Here’s how much Rowan County Board of Elections spent to conduct municipal elections

SALISBURY — The cost to conduct the 2021 municipal elections across Rowan County last year totaled $52,466, with ...

Crime

Blotter: West Rowan student brought handgun to school in backpack

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office says an unloaded handgun was found Thursday in the backpack of ...

Crime

Blotter: Jan. 23

In weekend arrest warrants: • Candace Nicole Evans, 31, was charged with malicious conduct by a prisoner. Evans ...

Nation/World

US draws down Ukraine embassy presence as war fears mount

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department on Sunday ordered the families of all American personnel at the U.S. ...

Sports

Chiefs rally past Buffalo 42-36 in OT in wild playoff game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — In a never-say-die showdown between two of the NFL’s top teams, and two ...

Sports

Young scores 30, Hawks hammer cold-shooting Hornets 113-91

CHARLOTTE (AP) — Trae Young scored 30 points and tied a season-high with eight 3-pointers, and the streaky ...

College

No. 21 Duke survives drought, holds off Virginia late, 57-48

DURHAM (AP) — Shayeann Day-Wilson scored 13 points and No. 21 Duke survived a six-minute scoring drought in ...

Sports

No. 4 N.C. State tough on defense, tops Virginia Tech 51-45

RALEIGH (AP) — For the second straight game, Jakia Brown-Turner had to save the day for No. 4 ...

College

College women’s basketball: Catawba rallies for home win

Staff report SALISBURY   — Catawba’s women’s basketball played a stellar fourth quarter and rallied to beat Lincoln Memorial ...

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Local

Salisbury Police chief says violent crime ‘somewhat steady’ in previous decade despite 2021 spike

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — While 2021 saw a bump in violent crimes compared to historically low ...

Education

RSS administrators will recommend mandatory masks due to omicron surge

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools administration will recommend the district reinstate a mask mandate amid the surge of the ...

Kannapolis

Baseball: Kyle Seager ready for next chapter

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — At 34, Kyle Seager is one of the world’s youngest retirees, but ...

Ask Us

Cooking from the soul: Caribbean Island Cafe dishes up authentic Jamaican dishes

SALISBURY — In the kitchen at Caribbean Island Cafe, Fitzroy Hamilton is cooking up a different kind of ...

Editorials

Editorial: Clues about COVID-19’s future can be found in 1918 flu

As the Salisbury-Rowan community, North Carolina and the nation learn to live with a continuing COVID-19 pandemic, it’s ...

Sports

Ralph and Elizabeth: Kitleys are a basketball family

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SUMMERFIELD — Ralph Kitley is officially retired, but the former high school principal and ...

Business

Biz Roundup: Kannapolis officers receive recognition for life-saving actions

KANNAPOLIS — The Kannapolis Police Department presented the Lifesaving Award to three officers for their quick actions that ...

Columnists

Kenneth L. Hardin: No, don’t let it snow

By Kenneth L. Hardin I have a love-hate relationship with winter. If I had my choice, I would ...

Letters

Letter: Sky will fall when swamp is drained

I am responding to John Hood’s “Our sky was never falling” article published Tuesday. Mr. Hood I believe ...

Columns

Ann Farabee: We win

We win. When we go out into battle against our enemies, see horses and chariots, and are seemingly ...