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‘We’re on the right track’: Salisbury officials pleased with progress on Fibrant debt payment

SALISBURY — A little over four years after the city entered a partnership with Hotwire Communications for the ...


‘A man who squarely loves his hometown’: One of Salisbury’s greatest benefactors, Julian Robertson, turns 90

SALISBURY —  In a last-gasp effort to find enough funding to preserve a patch of wooded land in ...


Couple launches mobile kitchen renovation business

SALISBURY — Paul and Kim Satenstein know what it’s like to suffer through a lengthy kitchen renovation. A ...

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Mook’s Place: No tax hike


Dan Kibler: Kayaks the way to fish now

Go fishing almost anywhere these days, and you’re bound to see more of one kind of popular fishing ...


Letters to the editor: June 26

Red flag law will be abused I writing about the new gun laws, my two senators, Tillis and ...

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My Turn, Phil Kirk: Now is the time for Medicaid expansion

Now, not next year, is the time to implement Medicaid expansion in North Carolina.  I am writing as ...

Guest columns

Kenneth L. Hardin: My heart can’t sustain the continued loss

I’m lamenting a deep loss that happened well before COVID-19 robbed us of a normal life. It’s not ...


Paris Goodnight: My, how much there is to know

How many of the books in the Rowan Public Library have you read? If you’ve ever strolled through ...

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My Turn, Carol Pomeroy: Is it ever all right?

When is it ever all right to interfere in the life of another person with intimidation, lies, fear ...

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Abortion foes, supporters map next moves after Roe reversal

By Leah Willingham and Scott Bauer Associated Press CHARLESTON, W. Va. — A Texas group that helps women ...


Biden signs landmark gun measure, says ‘lives will be saved’

By Will Weissert Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Saturday signed the most sweeping gun violence ...


Supreme Court conservatives flex muscle in sweeping rulings

By Mark Sherman and Jessica Gresko Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s sweeping rulings on guns and ...


Biden’s mission in Europe: Shore up alliance against Russia

By Zeke Miller and Darlene Superville Associated Press MUNICH — President Joe Biden is out to sustain the ...


Ozuna’s 2-run homer in 8th powers Braves past Dodgers 5-3

By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer ATLANTA  — Marcell Ozuna says he’s beginning to see evidence of his ...


Photo gallery: Rowan Masters

Today’s semifinals are set at Warrior after the golfers were narrowed in Rowan Masters play Saturday.

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American Legion baseball: Rowan wins on Saturday afternoon

  Staff report SALISBURY — Rowan County’s 4-1 win over Davidson County on Saturday afternoon was a testament ...


Shoplifting suspect injured as officer’s vehicle hits him

SALISBURY — A shoplifting suspect was injured Saturday during a pursuit involving Salisbury Police Department officers in the ...


Kannapolis holding chalk art event

KANNAPOLIS — July is Parks and Recreation month and to celebrate, you can show off your inner artist ...


Library Notes: Set Sail! during the Library’s Summer Reading Week 4

Rowan Public Library Ahoy matey! Raise your sails for a high-seas adventure. Beginning Monday, June 27, each RPL ...