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Gotta Run: Compression socks? And an update on Japanese cyclists

Compression socks have been around for a long time for those who been bedridden for an extended period ...

Books

Library Notes: I like big books

By Paul Birkhead Rowan Public Library I like big books. I like their pages chock-full of large drawings or ...

Columns

Mike Wilson: Tailrace tales

By Mike Wilson More the gourmand than the gourmet, I have never been especially intrigued by all those ...

Faith

Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church’s annual service Aug. 28

WOODLEAF — Historic Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church’s annual service will be held Sunday, Aug. 28, at 11:15 a.m.  The ...

High School

Photo gallery: Falcons roll past Hornets

West Rowan was up 31-7 over Salisbury in the fourth quarter when the stadium was cleared. The game ...

High School

High school football: Faith and a long field goal; South wins

    By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com WINSTON-SALEM— Jadon Moore kicked a tie-breaking 44-yard field goal in the final ...

High School

High school football: Week 1 scores

  Thursday’s Scores Cape Fear 18, Durham Riverside 14 Charlotte Mallard Creek 21, Charlotte Myers Park 3 Durham ...

High School

West Rowan up 31-7 over Salisbury when reports of gunfire clear stadium; no guns found and scene called all clear

SALISBURY — The Salisbury Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the football stadium at ...

News

Court opens door to voiding state Voter ID amendment

By JONATHAN DREW and GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH — North Carolina’s highest court opened the door ...

Crime

Man accused of sex offenses in Rowan, Randolph counties

A man is being held in the Rowan County Detention Center after being arrested on sex offense charges, ...

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Local

Salisbury woman wins $200,000 in lottery

RALEIGH – Paola Guerrero-Alonso’s dream of investing in real estate can now come true with a $200,000 lottery win. ...

Crime

Registered sex offender accused of having illegal images on phone

SALISBURY — During a compliance search on registered sex offender Matthew Dillon Allman, 21, the N.C. Department of ...

Crime

20-year-old charged with multiple counts of statutory rape involving 13-year-old girl

SALISBURY — Austin David Talbert, 20, was arrested Thursday, Aug. 18, after an initial investigation, which is still ...

Education

Local schools have accounts to help students pay for lunch

SALISBURY — Federal waivers that let every public school district in the country feed students for free expired ...

Local

Fire Station 3 moving through planning toward new construction

SALISBURY — Though still in the planning stages, Fire Chief Bob Parnell and architect Bill Burgin showed the ...

News

Democrats hold annual Fun Fest

MT. ULLA — Buzzing with conversations among new and old friends, Rowan County Democrats engaged in activities and ...

David Freeze

David Freeze Day 17: Heavy rain, hills make for a long day of biking

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

Landis

Bridge replacement will close portion of Kimball Road in Landis until December

LANDIS — A portion of Kimball Road (SR 1211) will be closed beginning Monday at 9 a.m., weather ...

China Grove

Rowan Museum to host photo scan preservation event

CHINA GROVE — In hopes of capturing as much of Rowan County’s history as possible, the Rowan Museum ...

Education

Catawba welcomes back students

SALISBURY — Catawba College kicked off the official start of the 172nd academic year at the opening convocation ...