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Kannapolis

Kannapolis Police promote two to sergeant

KANNAPOLIS — The Kannapolis Police Department has promoted Christopher Hamilton and Ramsey Nimer to the rank of sergeant. ...

Guest columns

D.G. Martin: Crawdads — the African connection

Was “Where the Crawdads Sing” set in North Carolina–as both the book and movie assert — and where, ...

Crime

Blotter 8/18

In Salisbury Police reports • A report of fraud of a victim on Kesler Street was taken that ...

Local

Rowan County Fair returns, booth and vendor spots still available

SALISBURY — The annual Rowan County Fair returns Sept. 19 for a week of rides, food and an ...

Education

Partners in Learning bringing special needs fashion show back in person

SALISBURY — September is the time for Partners in Learning’s annual fashion show, and this year it is ...

Guest columns

Alexander Jones: Is a red wave on the way? Maybe not

The usual summer lull in political activity has turned out, this year, to be more of a spike. ...

Education

RCCC Foundation holding golf tourney at Club at Irish Creek

KANNAPOLIS — The Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Foundation Golf Classic is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 212022, at The Club ...

Sports

Local golf: Putt won’t drop for Lyerly

Staff report PARAMUS, N.J. — Nick Lyerly’s Wednesday in the 122nd U.S. Amateur was over after one hole. ...

Lifestyle

Rowan Arts Council accepting Grassroots Grants applications

The Rowan Arts Council has set Friday, Aug. 26, as the deadline for the 2022-2023 Grassroots Grants applications. ...

Guest columns

Sharon Randall: The gift of a child

Twelve years ago this week, I held in my arms a gift fresh from Heaven. It was slightly ...

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News

Judge reinstates North Carolina’s 20-week abortion ban

By Hannah Schoenbaum Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — Abortions in North Carolina are no longer legal after ...

Sports

Panthers in no hurry to name starting QB

By KYLE HIGHTOWER AP Sports Writer FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Carolina Panthers coach Matt Rhule has been adamant for ...

Racing

Ryan Blaney signs long-term extension with Team Penske

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE — Team Penske signed Ryan Blaney to a multiyear contract ...

Local

Bell Tower Green advisory board filled; flag will be first item discussed

SALISBURY — After a public comment session in which nine people spoke, all in favor of adding an ...

Landis

Landis receives risk review awards after public safety analysis

LANDIS — At the Town of Landis’ Board of Aldermen meeting Monday, the Landis Police Department was awarded ...

Education

RSS hosting long list of volunteer orientations this semester

SALISBURY — For folks interested in contributing to local schools, plenty of opportunities are available to learn about ...

Education

Partners in Learning mints special education partnership with Stanly Community College

SALISBURY — Students in Stanly County will be crossing over to Rowan County for education opportunities at a ...

Local

Fire deemed accidental

SALISBURY — A fire that caused extensive damage to the back of a South Shaver Drive house, including ...

David Freeze

David Freeze Day 15: Changing direction, getting in just ahead of big storm

Editor’s note: David Freeze is cycling along the Mississippi River from Dubuque, Iowa, to New Orleans. Contact him at ...

Sports

Local golf: Lyerly in playoff to advance in U.S. Amateur

Staff report PARAMUS, N.J. — Nick Lyerly is still alive in the 122nd U.S. Amateur  that is being ...