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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 ...

China Grove

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 ...

Education

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. ...

Crime

Blotter for Dec. 8

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

Local

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 ...

Local

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 ...

High School

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 ...

High School

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 ...

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Sports

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 ...

Sports

Panthers defensive end Henry Anderson recovering from ‘minor stroke’

CHARLOTTE (AP) — Carolina Panthers defensive end Henry Anderson said he’s hopeful he can return to action on ...

Crime

Kannapolis police investigating man’s death at Little Texas Road residence

KANNAPOLIS — Kannapolis police officers are investigating a man’s death at 111 South Little Texas Road. At about ...

College

College volleyball: Rymer national player of the year for NCCAA

  Columbia International sports information COLUMBIA, S.C. —  Columbia International University volleyball has received a long list of ...

Local

Salisbury woman celebrates $1 million Powerball win

RALEIGH – Lisa Best of Salisbury took a chance on a $2 Powerball ticket and won a $1 million prize. ...

High School

High school boys basketball roundup: Shots at the end won’t fall for Cougars, Falcons

  From staff reports CONCORD — Carson’s boys basketball team rained 3-pointers at Concord on Tuesday, but couldn’t ...

Crime

Sheriff deems fatal shooting of gunman in during house fire ‘necessary, reasonable’

After a house fire on Mahaffey Drive early Friday morning ended in an exchange of gunfire and the ...

Crime

Armed robber gets cash at Sonic Drive In

SALISBURY — The suspect in an armed robbery at Sonic Drive In on West Innes Street got away ...

Business

Average salary in Rowan tops $50,000 for first time, unemployment numbers lower than last year at this time

Private sector wages in Rowan County continue to rise, and for the first time have surpassed $50,000 per ...

Crime

Man held on $70,000 bond after car chase that involved stolen rental Amazon truck

A 24-year-old man is under arrest and facing multiple charges after leading police on a chase through  Rowan ...