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Juvenile charged after police chase, crash

CHINA GROVE — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office charged a juvenile with felony fleeing to elude after a ...

Local

Forklift catches fire at Henkel plant

SALISBURY — A report of a fire at the Henkel Corporation on Cedar Springs Road came in Tuesday ...

David Freeze

David Freeze Day 8: Things looking up, with a day well spent

Editor’s note: David Freeze is cycling along the Mississippi River from Dubuque, Iowa, to New Orleans. Contact him at ...

Education

School resource officer assignments cause alarm at board meeting

SALISBURY — At Monday night’s board of education meeting just before the start of school Wednesday, members were ...

News

Rowan County Board of Elections establish one-stop voting plan for general election

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Board of Elections met Monday afternoon and unanimously approved the one-stop voting plan ...

Education

School board approves sale of Enochville School building, but not without debate

SALISBURY — The Rowan Salisbury School Board approved the sale of the former Enochville Elementary School to Piedmont ...

Letters

Letters to the editor: Aug. 9

Representatives should serve people, not rule over them The synchronicity of a couple current events should not be ...

Guest columns

My Turn, Melodie Fleming: Prayers for officers who protect us

By Melodie Fleming On Friday, I went to school to get my empty classroom ready for students. While ...

Guest columns

My Turn, Kendal Mobley: Diversity efforts only the beginning

At the July 19 meeting of the Salisbury City Council, I spoke during public comment on behalf of ...

Guest columns

Rosemary Haskell: The hoagie sandwich and me — a meditation upon plastic 

By Rosemary Haskell On most evenings, I reach into my local Harris Teeter deli counter’s cooler cabinet for ...

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Nation/World

Father, son get life for hate crime in Ahmaud Arbery’s death

By Russ Bynum Associated Press BRUNSWICK, Ga. — The white father and son who chased and killed Ahmaud ...

Nation/World

Trump says FBI conducted search at his Mar-a-Lago estate

By Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo Associated Press WASHINGTON — The FBI searched former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago ...

Sports

Rhule: Panthers want to avoid ‘wrong decision’ in QB battle

By Steve Reed AP Sports Writer SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Two weeks into training camp and the Carolina Panthers’ ...

Sports

Harvick win complicates NASCAR playoff spots in final weeks

By Larry Lage AP Sports Writer BROOKLYN, Mich. — NASCAR just got more interesting down the stretch. Kevin ...

Sports

PGA Tour says players knew consequences of joining LIV Golf

By Doug Ferguson AP Golf Writer The PGA Tour asked a federal judge in San Francisco to deny ...

David Freeze

David Freeze Day 7: Hills and finally Hannibal

Editor’s note: David Freeze is cycling along the Mississippi River from Dubuque, Iowa, to New Orleans. Contact him at ...

Education

RSS to consider sale of Enochville Elementary to Church

SALISBURY — The sale of an empty school building is on the agenda for the next Rowan-Salisbury Schools ...

Local

An American flag in Bell Tower Green? Maybe.

SALISBURY — Sometimes things that, logically, appear to be a no-brainer take longer than it feels like they ...

Local

Before making donations to public safety, verify

Residents of Rowan County often provide financial support to fire and police departments when they have local fundraisers, ...

Local

David Freeze Day 6: Long day but back on track

Editor’s note: David Freeze is cycling along the Mississippi River from Dubuque, Iowa, to New Orleans. Contact him at ...