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State budget agreement closer to governor’s desk

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — North Carolina’s Republican-controlled legislature advanced its proposed state budget adjustments ...

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Green Party won’t be on state ballot

RALEIGH (AP) — The North Carolina State Board of Elections rejected the Green Party’s petition for their candidates ...

East Spencer

Annexations could mean a $1.3 million increase in tax revenue for E. Spencer

EAST SPENCER — Board of Aldermen members cheered out loud Wednesday night after voting to approve the second ...

Education

$3.9 million in new money for RSS hourly employees on Thursday agenda

SALISBURY — The Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education is planning to consider broad pay increases for its classified ...

Local

Saturday kids’ parade open to public

SALISBURY — Local children are invited to join a kids’ parade through downtown Saturday morning starting at 10 ...

Local

Rowan County recognized among healthiest employers in region

ROWAN COUNTY — As one of the largest employers in the area, Rowan County is more than just ...

Legion baseball

American Legion baseball: Gantt rolls toward 600th Legion win

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY —  It’s a Wednesday afternoon and Rowan County American Legion head coach Jim ...

Crime

Blotter for June 30

In Salisbury Police reports • Police investigated a burglary on W. Fisher Street that was occurred about 4:30 ...

Guest columns

Sharon Randall: Seeing danger

My mother tried to teach me to see danger. Even the kind you can’t see until it’s too ...

College

College baseball: Gold Glover moving on to St. Andrews

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE  — Former South Rowan High and Kannapolis American Legion first baseman Bryson ...

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Dan Bishop reception tonight

SALISBURY — Rep. Dan Bishop, the District 8 candidate for Congress, will be honored with a reception to ...

Entertainment

Patriotic concert Sunday at Faith Baptist Church

  “We are a nation of communities…a brilliant diversity spread like stars, like a thousand points of light ...

News

N.C. Transportation Museum to host free firework display Saturday

SPENCER — It’s a red, white and blue celebration in Spencer this Saturday from 7-9:30 p.m. for Fireworks ...

Education

Education briefs: South Rowan cadet receives award for heroism

SALISBURY — The South Rowan High School Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps conducted its annual awards and promotion ...

Faith

Faith Fourth of July prepares for big weekend of Independence Day events

FAITH — This year marks the 76th anniversary of the Faith Fourth of July Festivities. To celebrate, the ...

Education

ShoutOuts

Collegiate Honors Rachel Safrit, of Kannapolis, was named to the Dean’s List at the State University of New ...

Local

Rowan 8-and-under softball all-stars win district

SALISBURY — Rowan County’s 8-and-under softball all-stars won the district by defeating King 23-0, Davie 22-0 and Northwest ...

Education

RCCC holds completion ceremony for S.O.A.R., ELL/ESL program participants

SALISBURY — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College recently held a completion ceremony for 11 students in its Skills, Opportunity, Awareness, ...

Entertainment

Salisbury Symphony Orchestra completes Summer Strings Camp

SALISBURY — The Salisbury Symphony Orchestra’s Summer Strings Camp was held May 30 thorough June 10 at First ...

Education

West Rowan grad wins national masonry competition

SALISBURY — West Rowan’s masonry program is continuing its winning streak after West Rowan graduate Anderson Pruett took ...