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China Grove approves a special-use permit for property on U.S. 29

A triangular lot in China Grove that once housed a junkyard full of old cars could get a ...

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Silver Bells are ringing for Rockwell Museum’s Festival of Trees and Christmas Village

ROCKWELL — For the 15th year in a row, the Rockwell Museum will be hosting its annual Festival ...

News

Phil Kirk to speak at Rowan Chamber’s PIP breakfast Dec. 15

SALISBURY — Phil Kirk, former North Carolina Chamber president, will speak at the Rowan Chamber of Commerce Power ...

Sports

Salisbury girls pick up victory, lose two to injury

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury’s girls basketball team mixed pain with pleasure Wednesday night. The defending ...

News

A new clerk to the board of commissioners has been announced

SALISBURY — At Monday’s meeting, the Rowan County Board of Commissioners announced their unanimous decision to  hire Sarah ...

Trial

Former Theranos executive gets nearly 13 years

By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Technology Writer SAN JOSE, Calif. — Former Theranos executive Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani was sentenced ...

Opinion

Sharon Randall: The second best story

At Christmas, we want to give our loved ones the gift of their dreams, the best gift that ...

Sports

High school baseball: Catawba lands dynamic duo from Carson

CHINA GROVE — The future of Catawba’s baseball program got brighter when Carson battery mates Hayden Simmerson, a ...

News

Man arrested in Virginia for November stabbing

SALISBURY — The 20-year-old victim of a stabbing on Gasky Road in the early hours of Nov. 16 ...

News

Former Post reporter named head of communications for NC Community College System

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Community College System has a new executive director of communications: Nathan Hardin, former ...

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Local Events

Christmas at the Homefront at Price of Freedom Museum returns

CHINA GROVE — Memories of Christmas past take center stage at the Price of Freedom Museum on Sunday ...

News

Wells Fargo official to speak at Livingstone’s December graduation ceremony on Friday

Livingstone News Service SALISBURY — Livingstone College will hold its annual December Conferral of Degrees on Friday, Dec. ...

News

Blotter for Dec. 8

In Salisbury Police reports • Latoya Sherell Bost, 35, was arrested Dec. 6 and charged with assault inflicting ...

News

Elizabeth Dole Foundation’s Day of Service honors anniversary of Bob Dole’s passing

WASHINGTON, D.C.  — The Elizabeth Dole Foundation paid tribute to Senator Bob Dole on the anniversary of his ...

News

Monthly Democrat breakfast to address local homelessness

The public is invited to a discussion on the local homelessness issue at the December Breakfast of the ...

Sports

High school football: Morrow took three kickoffs to the house to claim county special teams honors

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SPENCER — It was an above-average football season for Rowan County kickers and punters, ...

Sports

Area Sports: West girls stay undefeated

    From staff reports SPENCER — West Rowan’s girls basketball team did it again on Wednesday. The ...

Sports

Irving, Durant help Nets outlast Hornets 122-116

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 33 points, Kevin Durant had 29 and the Brooklyn Nets outlasted ...

Sports

High school basketball: Hornets roll after slow start

Staff report SALISBURY — Salisbury’s boys got off to a dismal start on Wednesday, trailed 7-1 out of ...

State News

York County, Panthers owner reach settlement over failed practice space

By Jeffrey Collins Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C.— The South Carolina county where Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper started ...