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David Freeze Day 14 — Hottest day still nets a nice experience!

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

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Project Light distributes essential bags to human trafficking victims

SALISBURY — To spread awareness and education of human trafficking in Rowan County, participants in Project Light have ...

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East Spencer police address state reporting issue

EAST SPENCER — For at least two years, the town has voluntarily shared its crime report statistics with ...

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Spencer looks to start trail head construction within two months

SPENCER — A long-anticipated trail project in Spencer is expected to be underway this fall after the town ...

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COVID status for Rowan County drops to medium

Rowan County has now dropped to medium risk for the spread of COVID as classified by the state ...

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Raising the stakes, John Peterson keeps challenging himself, and records

SALISBURY — For years, local resident John Peterson has been jovially known as “ab man” at the Forum, ...

Crime

Blotter for Aug. 16

In Salisbury Police reports • Police took a report of a larceny from a motor vehicle on Marriott ...

Letters

Letters to the editor: Aug. 16

Support a flag at park Thank you to the citizens who are volunteering to hold American Flags at ...

High School

High school football: Mustangs looking to move up in SPC

Sixth in a series of reports on local high schools … By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY — ...

Guest columns

Dyke Messinger: There is a flag at Bell Tower Green

There has been much attention recently about having a flag at Bell Tower Green (BTG) Park. That’s great ...

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BTG, Inc. to donors

To you, our many donors, without whom our wonderful Bell Tower Green Park would not exist. As many ...

News

$100K reward offered in slaying of North Carolina deputy

RALEIGH (AP) — A $100,000 reward is being offered in the case of a sheriff’s deputy found fatally ...

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Cooper signs order officially ending COVID-19 emergency

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — North Carolina’s state of emergency giving extraordinary powers to state ...

Racing

Harvick seizes momentum ahead of NASCAR playoffs

By Jenna Fryer AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE — Well hello, Happy. Welcome to NASCAR’s championship race. Just ...

Sports

No. 1 Alabama tops preseason AP Top 25; Ohio St, ‘Dawgs next

By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer With two of the best players in the country leading ...

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Investigation into toddler’s death underway in Kannapolis

KANNAPOLIS — According to City of Kannapolis Director of Communications Annette Keller, police and firefighters responded at about ...

Ask Us

Ask Us: Where does the sludge from septic tanks and portable toilets go?

Editor’s note: Ask Us is a weekly feature published online Mondays and in print on Tuesdays. We’ll seek to ...

David Freeze

David Freeze Day 13: A headwind and other challenges net a good finish!

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

East Spencer

Plenty of giveways at East Spencer Community Day

EAST SPENCER — If the fact that 250 hot dogs disappeared by the time the town’s Community Day ...

News

Cornerstone Church continues legacy of charity and compassion of founder

SALISBURY — Thirty-one years ago, a young Bill Godair was convinced he had been called to establish a ...