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Granite Quarry

Granite Lake Park shines with Christmas tree lighting

GRANITE QUARRY — The countdown started at 5:30 p.m. Saturday as community members excitedly waited for the tree ...

Local

City holds open house for job seekers Friday

SALISBURY — Job seekers are encouraged to attend a citywide career Open House, Friday, Dec. 9, from 10 ...

Crime

Truck rented by Amazon for extra deliveries is stolen, taken on chase

A chase that apparently started in Salisbury and went through both Rowan and Stanly counties Sunday afternoon was ...

Christmas Happiness

Christmas Happiness inching up

The Christmas Happiness Fund, which gives families the ability to provide Christmas who might otherwise not be able ...

Business

Local Salisbury union strikes a new deal for workers with Granges America

SALISBURY — On Nov. 27, United Steelworkers Local 8573 struck a new collective bargaining agreement with Granges America. ...

High School

High school volleyball: Against the odds, 5-foot-1 Hill made a climb to the top

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY — If you need a ukulele player for your next birthday party ...

Crime

Blotter for Dec. 6

In Salisbury Police reports • A larceny on South Fulton Street was reported to have occurred between 1 ...

Guest columns

My Turn, Carol Pomeroy: Bring joy at Christmas

Adults and older children understand that Christmas is the time to remember and honor the birth of Jesus. ...

Sports

Area Sports: Rymer honored as region player of the year

  From staff reports Columbia International volleyball player Kira Rymer (South Rowan) was named  the NAIA Northeast Region ...

Sports

Bonds, Clemens left out of Hall again; McGriff elected

By Jay Cohen AP Baseball Writer SAN DIEGO — Moments after Fred McGriff was elected to the Baseball ...

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Sports

Panthers waive struggling QB Mayfield, a former No. 1 pick

By Steve Reed AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE — The short-lived Baker Mayfield era is over in Carolina. The ...

Local

Cause of fatal fire may have been accidental

SALISBURY — The cause of a residential fire in the 800 block of S. Church Street in the ...

Cleveland

Town of Cleveland hosts 50th annual Cleveland Christmas Parade

CLEVELAND — Rainy conditions didn’t stop the town of Cleveland from having the 50th annual Cleveland Christmas Parade, ...

Local

Rowan County employees celebrated with holiday lunch

SALISBURY — Rowan County employees from all departments were invited to the West End Plaza for a lunch ...

Local

A letter to Santa: the best Christmas present a family could receive

SALISBURY — Writing Santa a Christmas letter is a rite of passage for many kids during the holiday ...

Crime

Rockwell tree taken in the night

ROCKWELL — The Grinch visited Rockwell early this year. At some point Thursday night or Friday morning, someone ...

Local

Board of commissioners to hold public hearing on new housing development

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Board of Commissioners is holding a public hearing on a new housing development ...

High School

High school football Defensive Player of the Year: Gray a force in the trenches for Falcons

MOUNT ULLA — Don’t let Alijiah Gray’s warm, friendly smile and quiet disposition fool you. Camouflaged inside that ...

High School

High school girls tennis: Wymbs builds on outstanding career

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY— Salisbury tennis standout Millie Wymbs is an athlete with or without a racket ...

Guest columns

Kenneth L. Hardin: Why is our school system performing so poorly?

As I scrolled through six years of the Rowan-Salisbury School System’s state report cards, I cringed. The troubling ...