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College baseball: Indians beat Mount Olive

    Staff report SALISBURY — Catawba’s baseball team won a tough non-conference game on Tuesday at Newman ...

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College men’s basketball: Syracuse holds off Wolfpack

RALEIGH (AP) — Chris Bell scored all 26 of his points in the first half, backup Quadir Copeland ...

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High school girls basketball: West, Salisbury roll; close tourney losses for East, A.L. Brown

From staff reports MOUNT ULLA — South Rowan’s girls basketball coach Alex Allen’s scorebook was very neat, virtually ...

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High school boys basketball: Cavaliers advance; Wonders lose a tough one

Staff report SPENCER — North Rowan boys basketball coach Jason Causby was concerned about a letdown following Friday’s ...

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High school boys basketball: Carson, West, East exit SPC tourney in first round

From staff reports CHINA GROVE — Carson’s boys basketball team had the momentum of four straight wins, but ...

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Racing: Byron wins at Daytona

  By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The goal was obvious to William ...

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Update shows DNA testing may be possible in 1971 infant murder

ROWAN COUNTY — Investigators have received multiple updates in Rowan County’s oldest unsolved murder, including the revelation that ...

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A labor of love: Renovation, preservation project underway at Christ Episcopal Church

CLEVELAND — When you think of beautiful and special places in our region that everyone should see, and ...

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Cleveland expands police force

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Police Department got a little bit bigger last week as Alex Clayton was sworn in ...

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Kannapolis driver killed in SC wreck

ROCK HILL, S.C. — A Kannapolis man was killed as a result of a wreck in Rock Hill involving ...

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Salisbury woman charged after drugs found on her while being booked into jail

SALISBURY — A Salisbury woman has been charged after police say they found heroin inside a car she ...

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Blotter for Feb. 20: Landis man charged with fleeing on moped, running multiple stop signs and lights

SALISBURY — A Landis man has been arrested after police say he fled from deputies after running a ...

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Woman charged with child abuse after infant tests positive for fentanyl

SALISBURY — A Salisbury woman has been charged with child abuse after police say an infant in her ...

Opinion

Kenneth L. Hardin: Can adults run away from home?

By Kenneth L. Hardin I saw a quote on social media recently that I agreed with so passionately it ...

Opinion

John Hood: Five candidates run for state treasurer

By John Hood After eight years as state treasurer of North Carolina — and prior public-service roles as ...

Opinion

Dr. Mike Walden — Has the state labor market changed since COVID?

By Dr. Mike Walden Think about where you were four years ago, in February 2000. My wife and ...

Crime

Vehicle fire results from wreck following state trooper pursuit; suspect apprehended

CHINA GROVE — A vehicle caught fire after wrecking near Interstate 85 and Hwy. 152 over the weekend. ...

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Christian-based soccer league gearing up in Cleveland

CLEVELAND — Anyone in the western part of Rowan County interested in signing their child up for a ...

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Photo gallery: North Rowan girls beat Salisbury

North Rowan girls beat Salisbury 43-32 on Friday night. Photos by Sean Meyers.

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Photo gallery: Salisbury boys beat North Rowan

Salisbury beat the North Rowan boys 107-83 on Friday night. Photos by Sean Meyers.