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Clifford returns as head coach of the Hornets

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE — Steve Clifford is heading back to Charlotte. Clifford has agreed ...

Education

RSS botches tax withholding on teacher supplements, summer contracts

SALISBURY – Rowan-Salisbury Schools sent emails to staff Wednesday saying there are tax withholding errors on recent payments, ...

Nation/World

Congress sends landmark gun violence compromise bill to Biden

By ALAN FRAM Associated Press WASHINGTON — The House sent President Joe Biden the widest ranging gun violence ...

Local

County, Spencer awarded $600,000 for stream cleanup

SALISBURY — The state has funneled money into the county to clean up debris from local waterways. The ...

Local

City of Salisbury hosts open house on Fisher Street bridge possibilities

SALISBURY — Community members gathered Thursday in City Hall for an interactive discussion with planning and public works ...

Local

‘A second round of your talents’: Outgoing interim city manager Brian Hiatt given key to city

SALISBURY — When the City of Salisbury began searching for an interim city manager to fill the gap ...

Local

Quotes of the week: ‘Never had anything like this happen’

“We’ve never had anything like this happen before.” — Cheryl Cook, after a massive fire broke out at ...

Coronavirus

Health Department: COVID-19 vaccine available locally for children ages 6 months to 4 years

Rowan County Health Department Babies and children ages 6 months to 4 years of age can now receive ...

Education

RCCC program chair Amy Mahle named to national leadership post

SALISBURY — Amy Mahle, program chair of the Rowan-Cabarrus occupational therapy assistant program, has been elected to serve ...

Sports

Magic take Dukes Banchero with first pick in NBA draft

By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK — The question for weeks leading into the NBA draft ...

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Crime

Blotter: June 23

Rowan County Sheriff’s Office Deputies received a report of a stolen motorcycle from St. Stephens Church Road at ...

Kannapolis

Private investment projects continuing in Kannapolis

Staff report KANNAPOLIS — Private investment continues to stream into the Kannapolis community as new projects and developments ...

Cleveland

Summer Concert Series returns to Cleveland on Saturday

CLEVELAND — You don’t have to be at the beach to enjoy the beach music, at least not ...

News

New Medicaid expansion pitch surfaces in NC House

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH — North Carolina House Republicans pitched a plan Thursday that could ...

Legion baseball

American Legion baseball: Rowan’s latest win was a done Deal

Staff report KANNAPOLIS — After spending a year in a college program at Methodist University, American Legion baseball ...

Sports

Hornets take Duke center, trade Memphis standout Duren to Knicks

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE — The Charlotte Hornets drafted two centers in the first round ...

Local

One person dead in officer-involved shooting on Rock Spring Road

Elisabeth Strillacci SALISBURY — One man is dead following a confrontation with firefighters, EMS and Rowan County Sheriffs ...

Local

Man killed when mower falls on him

SALISBURY – A 69-year old Salisbury man was working on mowing a lawn at a rental property he ...

Local

Hallmark movie to film in Salisbury, road closures expected

SALISBURY – At least for a few days, Salisbury will become a Hallmark town. The city will serve ...

Crime

Police identify victim, searching for suspects in Kannapolis shooting

KANNAPOLIS — Kannapolis Police are searching for a suspect or suspects after a shooting death occurred on Wednesday ...