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Letters to the editor: Feb. 5

Medicare should pay for Alzheimer’s treatments In January, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved lecanemab, now known ...

News

Ali to speak at Rowan Republican Party Lunch and Learn program Feb. 6

SALISBURY — Addul Ali will speak on N.C. Black conservatives and Republicans at the Rowan Republican Party Lunch ...

Sports

NASCAR back to LA Coliseum for tonight’s Clash

By Jenna Fryer AP Auto Racing Writer LOS ANGELES  — Joey Logano arrived at the first event of ...

Opinion

Mook’s Place: Post office

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Rowan Chamber helps honor the late Paul E. Fisher

SALISBURY — Family members joined the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce in a remembrance for the late Paul ...

Opinion

Paris Goodnight: A quick stroll down memory lane

If a picture is worth a thousand words, does a photograph with 25 people in it mean that’s ...

Opinion

My Turn, Evelyn Uddin-Khan: Why only Black history?

Some celebrations baffle me. Why celebrate “Black history?” Why not history? Well, to celebrate Black History Month let’s ...

Opinion

Kenneth L. Hardin: Black men deserve to grow old

I didn’t join the nation last week sitting in front of the TV awaiting the release of the ...

News

National bike gang leader in N. Carolina sentenced to prison

WILMINGTON — A North Carolina-based national motorcycle gang leader who authorities say often used violence was sentenced to ...

Sports

College basketball: Duke holds off UNC down the stretch

Associated Press DURHAM — Jeremy Roach scored 20 points, Dereck Lively II had career highs of eight blocks ...

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First half key as Catawba men stop Carson-Newman 86-78

By David Shaw sports@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Red-hot early and shivery-cold late. That recipe somehow produced a tasty outcome ...

Sports

Women’s college basketball: Hot shooting, cool ball-handling mean big win for Catawba

  Staff report SALISBURY — Catawba’s women’s basketball team made 14 3-pointers and only seven turnovers and beat ...

Sports

NC State, Wake Forest pick up ACC victories

RALEIGH (AP) — D.J. Burns Jr. scored 24 points, Terquavion Smith distributed 10 assists and North Carolina State ...

Nation/World

Fighter jets shoot down Chinese balloon off Carolina coast

By ZEKE MILLER, MICHAEL BALSAMO, COLLEEN LONG and AAMER MADHANI Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) —  President Joe Biden ...

Sports

CCC girls basketball: Salisbury, North win again

  From staff reports LEXINGTON — Lexington’s girls basketball team was inspired at home and put up a ...

Sports

CCC boys basketball: 45 for Harris, 26 for Carpenter as Hornets, Cavs smash opponents

From staff reports LEXINGTON — Salisbury’s boys basketball team looked like 2A state championship material on Friday, especially ...

Sports

SPC girls basketball: East and West win; South loses on road

From staff reports CHINA GROVE — Missed layups and missed free throws. Most girls basketball games are decided ...

Sports

SPC boys basketball: Cougars pound East; losses for Falcons, Raiders

From staff reports CHINA GROVE — A running clock kicked in with Carson’s boys basketball team leading 71-31. ...

Sports

High school girls wrestling: East’s Edwards wins championship

  Staff report GREENSBORO — East Rowan sophomore Leah Edwards pinned Lumberton’s Teresa Canady on Saturday for a ...

Sports

College baseball: Catawba starts 2-0

    Staff report SALISBURY — No homers left Newman Park, but the Catawba Indians sent eight doubles ...