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College baseball: Honeycutt homers twice; Heels in semifinals

      Staff report CHARLOTTE — Former Salisbury High star Vance Honeycutt walloped two homers and a ...

High School

High school baseball: East Lincoln evens series with South

    Staff report DENVER — East Lincoln belted two homers, got a complete-game pitching effort from sophomore ...

College

College baseball: Wake Forest matches ACC tourney record with 7 homers

CHARLOTTE (AP) — Adam Cecere was 4 for 4 with two home runs, Brendan Tinsman added four RBIs, ...

Crime

Repeat sex offender arrested on new charges in Rowan County

KANNAPOLIS — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Kannapolis man Friday on charges related to sex offenses ...

Entertainment

High wind gusts lead city to cancel tonight’s ‘Sing 2’ showing

SALISBURY — The Parks and Recreation Department has canceled tonight’s Reels & Riffs moving showing of “Sing 2” ...

Legion baseball

Legion baseball: Rowan loses 9-8 to Kannapolis

  Staff report SALISBURY — The Rowan County American Legion baseball team lost to Kannapolis in extra innings ...

High School

High school baseball: South game rescheduled

  Staff report DENVER — The weather forecast for Thursday night was ugly enough that the South Rowan-East ...

Local

Historic Salisbury Foundation honors seven with preservation awards

SALISBURY —  The Historic Salisbury Foundation presented its preservation award ceremony Thursday at the historic Salisbury Depot for ...

Local

Spencer promotes File to chief of police

SPENCER — Six months after former Spencer Police Chief Mike James retired, acting department head Mike File has ...

Kannapolis

Proposed Kannapolis 2023 budget keeps tax rate the same, emphasizes employees, economic development

KANNAPOLIS — The city is growing and you only need to look at the proposed 2023 budget to ...

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News

Local students earn awards from state agriculture groups

SALISBURY — Two local students have recently been honored for agriculture-based work and projects around the state. The ...

News

Heilig Road closure scheduled for Tuesday

The N.C. Department of Transportation is rescheduling the closure on Heilig Road to occur on Tuesday, May 31, ...

Books

South Main Book Company to host read-out of banned books on Saturday

SALISBURY — South Main Book Company will host a “read-out” featuring banned books on Saturday  at 1 p.m. Books ...

Local

Former Rimer junior firefighter new assistant fire marshal for Cabarrus County

CONCORD —  From the time she could walk, Ashleigh Ennis was immersed in Cabarrus County’s fire service.   ...

Crime

Blotter: $3,500 custom pool cue reported stolen

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary call on Tuesday that resulted in a total ...

Racing

McIntosh wins Top Midgets race at Millbridge Speedway

SALISBURY —  Cannon McIntosh of Bixby, Oklahoma won the 40-lap Xtreme Outlaw Midget Series race Wednesday night in ...

Faith

St. Luke Baptist gospel musical event Saturday

SALISBURY — St. Luke Baptist Church is having a gospel musical event on Saturday, May 28, at 4 ...

Local

Quotes of the week: ‘Don’t get medals every day’

“I’m 74 years old and you just don’t get medals every day.” — Gerald Hervieux, who received an ...

Sports

Warriors oust Mavericks, will return to NBA Finals

By JOSH DUBOW AP Sports Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Klay Thompson shimmied his way to 32 points ...

Local

Salisbury Police using Duke Energy Foundation grant to begin ‘Cultivating Community Conversations’

Staff report  SALISBURY — The Salisbury Police Department will begin a series of in-person conversations in various Salisbury ...