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Larry Efird: Homecoming games, class reunions and growing older

Of all the many things that have helped to shape my life, being a part of the Class ...

Guest columns

My Turn, Bruce LaRue: In defense of Columbus Day

Friends, Rowanians and countrymen, lend me your ears. I come to praise Columbus (sort of), not to bury ...

Guest columns

Sharon Randall: Going home

W hat do you do when it seems there’s nothing you can do? I recently spent 10 days ...

Kannapolis

Kannapolis among top 15 cities for corporate headquarters

KANNAPOLIS — Kannapolis has been named one of the top 15 cities for corporate headquarters relocation by the ...

High School

Photo gallery: West tops East in volleyball

West Rowan prevailed 25-16, 23-25, 25-15 and 25-18 on Wednesday night over East Rowan in volleyball. It was the ...

Sports

Panthers struggle to find success as pressure mounts

By Steve Reed AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE — Matt Rhule remains confident he can turn around the Carolina ...

Racing

Harvick fined for Next Gen car modifications

By Jenna Fryer AP Auto Racing Writer CONCORD — NASCAR on Wednesday levied a heavy fine against Kevin ...

Education

Salisbury High School put on precautionary code yellow lockdown; classes continue as normal

SALISBURY — School officials put Salisbury High School on a code yellow lockdown due to a written message ...

Clubs

Kaisha Brown surprised with honor of Rowan Rotarian of the Year

SALISBURY — A young, happy, open face is the first thing you notice about Kaisha Brown, a communications ...

Business

New plant, flower shop keeping everything close to home for customers

By Brad Dountz news@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Plant World Botanics & Blooms opened its doors on Saturday downtown, helping ...

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Elections

Zoom program for commissioner, sheriff candidates on Oct. 11

SALISBURY — A  virtual Zoom program will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 5:30 pm for Rowan ...

Kannapolis

NASCAR driver Corey LaJoie’s Kickball Klassic is Thursday in Kannapolis

KANNAPOLIS — NASCAR driver Corey Lajoie is teaming up with Built, Samaritan’s Feet and the YMCA for the ...

Local

Community baby shower, resource fair Oct. 22

SALISBURY — Communities In Schools Rowan is partnering with Healthy Blue N.C. for a community baby shower and ...

Crime

Blotter: Sept. 5

Salisbury Police reports A report of a burglary on Clancy Street occurred between 1 p.m. Oct. 1 and ...

College

Local sports roundup: Salisbury tennis wraps up undefeated CCC season

From staff reports Salisbury’s girls tennis team wrapped up another undefeated Central Carolina Conference season on Tuesday with ...

Entertainment

Loretta Lynn, coal miner’s daughter and country queen, dies at age 90

By KRISTIN M. HALL AP Entertainment Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Loretta Lynn, the Kentucky coal miner’s daughter whose ...

Racing

Injuries keep Ware, Bowman out of The Roval race this weekend

By Jenna Fryer AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE — Alex Bowman and Cody Shane Ware will miss this ...

Local

City approves town home development with tremendous open space

SALISBURY — City Council members unanimously approved annexation and zoning changes on a 19-acre parcel on Old Concord ...

Local

Life Chain held in opposition to abortion Sunday

SALISBURY — Sunday afternoon a group of about 50 people committed to alternatives to abortion gathered for an ...

Local

Commissioners, council pass measures for local business; county green lights helping veterans

By Brad Dountz SALISBURY — The Rowan County Board of Commissioners approved a $165,000 lump sum request from ...