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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 ...

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 ...

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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 ...

Local

The Citadel: ‘The doors are now closed’

Elisabeth Strillacci SALISBURY — After losing its Medicare and Medicaid funding because of ongoing and unresolved issues, the ...

Education

Essie Academy plans to start next school year in former bank, expand enrollment

SALISBURY — A local private school is moving just outside of downtown Salisbury as it prepares to start ...

Business

Warren ‘sees no reason’ to move forward with bill limiting Salisbury annexations

SALISBURY — Rep. Harry Warren “sees no reason” to move forward with a bill that would limit Salisbury’s ...

Local

City council passes budget with some increased fees to account for inflation

SALISBURY — City council on Tuesday night approved a 2022-23 fiscal year budget that maintains the current property ...

Local

Salisbury set to approve annexation agreement with East Spencer for Bringle Ferry Road property

SALISBURY — The City of Salisbury and Town of East Spencer have reached an annexation agreement on a ...

Education

Summer meals roll back to pre-pandemic operations

SALISBURY — In 2020, school nutrition went for a ride. Rowan-Salisbury Schools delivered tens of thousands of meals ...

Local

Commissioners approve budget that utilizes COVID-19 funding, maintains tax rate

SALISBURY — After allocating $432,992 in contingency funding, the Rowan County Board of Commissioners on Monday night approved ...