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Rowan Republicans honor Toler, Leatherman

SALISBURY — At the Feb. 4 Rowan Republican Lincoln Reagan Dinner, Michael Toler was named the 2022 Rowan ...

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Brendan Beal advances to state round Elks Hoop Shoot competition

Staff report SALISBURY — Salisbury Elks Lodge No. 699 and Salisbury Parks and Recreation returned to Hall Gym ...

Crime

Feb. 9 blotter

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Reports • A burglary reportedly occurred in the 3700 block of Statesville Boulevard between ...

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Reid Wilson of Department of Natural and Cultural Resources to speak at Chamber’s PIP on Feb. 16

SALISBURY — Reid Wilson, secretary of the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR), will speak ...

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Democrats to welcome Livingstone President Dr. Davis for breakfast

The Democratic Party of Rowan County is holding its monthly breakfast this Saturday at the party headquarters with ...

Opinion

My Turn, Karen South Jones: Restorative practices are being used with success in Rowan

It can be tempting, when we read news articles or opinion pieces about issues impacting other parts of ...

Sports

Area Sports: Webb at Mississippi State; Catawba basketball sweeps

  From staff reports Former Salisbury soccer star Sutton Webb is enrolled at Mississippi State this semester after ...

Sports

Wizards end skid, hand Hornets fifth straight loss

By BEN NUCKOLS AP Sports Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Kristaps Porzingis scored 36 points and matched a career ...

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College women’s basketball: Duke tops trio of ranked NC teams

By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer Duke’s Kara Lawson and North Carolina’s Courtney Banghart have spent their short ...

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CCC boys basketball: North falls to Jackets for second time

  Staff report SPENCER — An unpredictable 1A/2A Central Carolina Conference boys basketball season has included numerous unexpected ...

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College baseball: Catawba rallies to beat Mount Olive

Staff report SALISBURY — Catawba trailed 5-0, but won 12-5 in a non-conference baseball game played at Newman ...

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SPC girls basketball: East, West win; Carson loses at Central

  From staff reports Tuesday’s roundup … GRANITE QUARRY — The difference-maker in East Rowan’s Senior Night win ...

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CCC girls basketball: North’s Goodlett, Ellis combine for 52

  Staff report SPENCER — Lexington’s girls basketball team will be in the 2A state playoffs and has ...

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SPC boys basketball: East beats South; Carson, West wiped out on road

Staff report Tuesday’s roundup …. GRANITE QUARRY — Ahmed Ali drilled a 3-pointer, grinned and gestured cheerfully at ...

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China Grove latest to ban TikTok

CHINA GROVE — China Grove became the latest governing entity to ban the social media app Tik Tok ...

Sports

Scoring King: LeBron James passes Abdul-Jabbar for NBA points mark

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer LeBron James is the NBA’s new career scoring leader. With a stepback ...

Sports

No. 8 Virginia cools off red-hot No. 22 N.C. State

By HANK KURZ Jr. AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. ( (AP) — Virginia coach Tony Bennett had a ...

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Truex determined to rebound from winless season

By Jenna Fryer AP Auto Racing Writer LOS ANGELES  — Martin Truex Jr. contemplated retirement during last year’s ...

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NC State rejoins Top 25 as Keatts’ overhaul of Wolfpack continues

By Aaron Beard AP Basketball Writer Kevin Keatts believed he could change North Carolina State’s trajectory. He’s being ...

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High school basketball: West, East, North girls win

From staff reports CONCORD — West Rowan’s girls scored 62 points in the first half and romped 92-15 ...