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Kenneth L. Hardin: Why is our school system performing so poorly?

As I scrolled through six years of the Rowan-Salisbury School System’s state report cards, I cringed. The troubling ...

Brincefield Cartoons

Mook’s Place: Grow up

Clyde

Clyde: Home is where the hearth is

“For my days are consumed like smoke and my bones are burned as an hearth” (Psalm 102:3). Not ...

Opinion

Paris Goodnight: Handing over cash a dollar or two at a time

Since this is the season of giving and we tend to spread our good fortune a little more ...

Letters

Letters to the editor: Dec. 4

Hooray for local news I have seen a significant increase in the quality and quantity of local news ...

Outdoor

Wanna step outside? Special anniversary of first buck 50 years ago

By Dan Kibler Fifty years. It can’t have been 50 years. On Dec. 2, 1972, I swung my ...

Guest columns

Francis Koster: We need to help kids see invisible things shaping their future

By Francis Koster   Earlier this year, my wife and I went to Antarctica. What I saw blew ...

Books

Kyle Petty’s new book details decision to trade in race car for guitar

SALISBURY — NASCAR driver Kyle Petty was born into the world of stock car racing. Son of seven-time ...

Business

Sons of Krispy Kreme’s founder detail company’s start during visit to Salisbury

SALISBURY — One child of Krispy Kreme founder Vernon Rudolph offered this advice to a group this past ...

College

Klubnik provides spark as No. 10 Clemson routs No. 24 UNC for ACC title

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE — Backup quarterback Cade Klubnik completed 20 of 24 passes for ...

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Sports

Area Sports: Juke scores 25, but Hornets take first loss

  From staff reports WINSTON-SALEM — Salisbury’s boys basketball team lost 51-46 to Calvary Day on Saturday in ...

Sports

NBA: Bucks cruise to 105-96 win over Hornets

CHARLOTTE (AP) — Bobby Portis scored 20 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Charlotte Hornets 105-96 on ...

College

College basketball roundup: Davidson falls to Delaware 69-67

Associated Press NEWARK, Del. — Jyare Davis scored 25 points as Delaware beat Davidson 69-67 on Saturday. Davis ...

College

Mitchell, Filipowski power No. 17 Duke past Boston College

By Bob Sutton Associated Press DURHAM — It took almost 29 minutes of Saturday’s game for No. 17 ...

High School

High school girls basketball roundup: Electrifying win for North girls

From staff reports DAVIDSON — Brittany Ellis was still sidelined. Both Goodlett twins fouled out. Senior leader Chloee ...

High School

High school boys basketball roundup: Juke scores 40 in Hornets’ win

  From staff reports MARSHVILLE — Salisbury junior Jayden “Juke” Harris showed what all the hype was about ...

Lifestyle

Ester Marsh: Don’t do too much too soon

Exercise is great, but watch out that you don’t do too much, too fast, too soon. I have ...

Entertainment

Salisbury Symphony brings holiday cheer with three shows

SALISBURY — The Salisbury Symphony has three shows planned this December to help bring in the holiday season. ...

Columns

Mack Williams: Broken ‘memorials’

There’s a site not far from me where an old textile mill is being cleared to make way ...

Lifestyle

4-H poultry judging team takes second place

By Morgan Watts N.C. Cooperative Extension At the National 4-H Poultry & Egg Conference held Nov. 16-17, 130 ...