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Wolfpack projected among top women’s basketball seeds

By Doug Feinberg AP Basketball Writer South Carolina, Stanford, North Carolina State and Tennessee would be the top ...

News

State roundup: Man trying to steal catalytic converter fatally crushed by car

Associated Press RALEIGH — A North Carolina man trying to steal a catalytic converter from a disabled car ...

College

College basketball: Tar Heels upset No. 21 Duke women 78-62

Associated Press DURHAM  — Alyssa Ustby tossed in 20 points and Kennedy Todd-Williams scored 15 to power North ...

Local

Commissioners OK grant applications for sheriff, library; hearing set on Chewy sewer line

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Board of Commissioners convened virtually Thursday afternoon for a called meeting to authorize ...

News

Avian influenza confirmed in birds found in three NC counties

NC Department of Agriculture RALEIGH— High Path Avian Influenza has been confirmed in 53 hunter-harvested wild waterfowl at ...

Crime

Blotter: Jan. 27

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports • A man reported a motor vehicle theft Tuesday in the 2000 ...

Crime

Salisbury man charged with breaking into newly built house, stealing oven

SALISBURY — A Salisbury man was jailed Wednesday after he allegedly dragged a stove out of a newly ...

High School

High school basketball: Carson boys lose on road

  Staff report LEXINGTON — Carson’s boys basketball team lost 65-49 at Central Davidson in Wednesday’s non-conference game. ...

Local

Many measures in state’s new policing law already in place, Salisbury Police chief says

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Police Chief Jerry Stokes says most provisions included in a new law ...

Business

New event center in Spencer looks to connect kids with passions

SPENCER — Even for Kevan Glover, explaining his company’s and foundation’s multitude of far-ranging programs and services can ...

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Education

Summit ESL students take virtual trips around the world

SALISBURY – Oceans, money and a pandemic have not stopped Mariel Gómez de la Torre from taking her ...

Local

North Rowan grad Hargrave headed to Pro Bowl

From staff and wire reports Philadelphia defensive tackle Javon Hargrave was added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster ...

High School

Photo gallery: Raiders use depth to claim county swim meet titles

South Rowan’s boys and girls teams won the county swimming championships on Wednesday at the Hurley YMCA.

Guest columns

Renee C. Scheidt: What’s gone wrong here?

By Renee C. Scheidt As a child growing up in Rowan County, I was always glad I lived ...

Letters

Letter: Another look at early voting

The My Turn “Time to bust longtime myth about early voting” published Sunday contends that one stop and ...

Education

Shout Outs

Shive Elementary Good Citizens Shive Elementary School has recognized the following students for the character trait for being ...

Education

Education briefs: Pre-apprenticeship leads to career for Salisbury High student

Salisbury High School senior Jacob Gleason committed to a paid apprenticeship at Salisbury-based manufacturing company Power Curbers in ...

Letters

Letter: Time to touch pocketbooks of those who litter

On my walk, I always pick up trash as I go. Needless to say, I have picked up ...

Letters

Letter: Politicians say one thing, do another behind scenes

Politicians often tell the majority what they want to hear, then make decisions or deals behind closed doors, ...

Local

Two FEMA ambulances aid Rowan EMS, helping pandemic strain

SALISBURY — Since the start of January, Rowan County Emergency Medical Services has had some much-needed extra help. ...