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Rebirth of Empire Hotel a slow but steady process

SALISBURY — The Empire Hotel, which continues to occupy about half of the 200 block of South Main ...

Education

Eight have filed for school board seats

SALISBURY — Several more people have thrown their names into the Rowan-Salisbury Schools board races since the round ...

Education

Rowan Museum caps off summer with Apprentice Camp

SALISBURY — Students recently got a chance to see what it was like to work historically significant jobs. ...

High School

High school volleyball: West still looks strong after 27-3 finish last year

Third in a series of reports on local volleyball teams … By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — ...

High School

High school football: Two county matchups highlight opening week; North-East game moved to tonight

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — High school football is here, and even though many of us know ...

Local

No one injured in crash at East Ridge Road at Sells Road

SALISBURY — Two car were involved in an accident around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday on East Ridge Road near ...

Education

Catawba to hold public forum on state of economy

SALISBURY – Catawba College Professor of Economics Eric Hake and Associate Professor of Economics Jamie Slate will hold ...

Sports

Mets end Braves’ eight-game winning streak

By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer ATLANTA  — Brett Baty homered his first time up in the big ...

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, ...

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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 ...

David Freeze

David Freeze Day 16: Some unexpected surprises, but a lot of new friends

Cloudy and very humid from the start, I pedaled out of Hollandale without a visible sunrise. For the ...

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 ...

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 ...