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Blotter Oct. 6

Rowan County Sheriff’s Office Vandalism was reported at a business on West C Street in Kannapolis that occurred ...

Nation/World

Thousands receive pardons for marijuana possession convictions

Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is pardoning thousands of Americans convicted of “simple possession” of marijuana ...

Elections

Planned Parenthood pours $5 million into NC races

By Hannah Schoenbaum Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — Planned Parenthood’s political arm announced a $5 million investment ...

High School

Photo gallery: Rowan County cross country meet at Dan Nicholas Park

Carson’s girls won the Rowan County cross country championships Thursday at Dan Nicholas Park., maintaining and extending a ...

Racing

Appeal goes William Byron’s way: Driver regains 25 playoff points

By Jenna Fryer AP Auto Racing Writer CONCORD — An appeals panel on Thursday reinstated the 25 points ...

College

ACC football previews: No. 14 NC State hosting Seminoles, Wake faces Army

By Aaron Beard AP Sports Writer RALEIGH — North Carolina State’s offense has yet to find a consistently ...

Crime

Rowan County Sheriff’s Office captures two of NC Public Safety’s most wanted

The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office newly-formed warrant squad, known as the Criminal Apprehension Team or CAT, proved its ...

China Grove

Two annexation applications approved in China Grove

CHINA GROVE — After taking more time to review annexation applications, the China Grove Town Council approved two ...

Local

United Way reaches nearly 28 percent of goal

SALISBURY — At its first campaign update meeting, the Rowan County United Way reported being more than a ...

Education

Great Tailgate event raises more than $50,000 for Rowan Crosby Scholars

SALISBURY — Supporters of Rowan Crosby Scholars helped to celebrate a milestone Saturday night as alumni, partners and ...

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High School

High school football: Key home games for Carson, Hornets

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE —  Carson’s Jonathan Lowe is a new-school head coach. He’s a hugger ...

College

College football: Can Blue Bears end famine vs. WSSU?

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Livingstone College Blue Bears are only a three-point underdog this week. ...

Education

Fresh fruits, vegetables coming to local elementary schools

Nine Rowan-Salisbury Schools elementary schools are among a record-setting 232 elementary schools across North Carolina have been selected ...

College

College football: Catawba at Wingate on Saturday night

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Wingate would rank very high on a Catawba list of football rivals ...

Education

North crowns homecoming king, queen

North Rowan crowned Malakie Harris as homecoming king and Chloee Stoner as queen.

Guest columns

Larry Efird: Homecoming games, class reunions and growing older

Of all the many things that have helped to shape my life, being a part of the Class ...

Guest columns

My Turn, Bruce LaRue: In defense of Columbus Day

Friends, Rowanians and countrymen, lend me your ears. I come to praise Columbus (sort of), not to bury ...

Guest columns

Sharon Randall: Going home

W hat do you do when it seems there’s nothing you can do? I recently spent 10 days ...

Kannapolis

Kannapolis among top 15 cities for corporate headquarters

KANNAPOLIS — Kannapolis has been named one of the top 15 cities for corporate headquarters relocation by the ...

High School

Photo gallery: West tops East in volleyball

West Rowan prevailed 25-16, 23-25, 25-15 and 25-18 on Wednesday night over East Rowan in volleyball. It was the ...