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N.C. Transportation Museum to host free firework display Saturday

SPENCER — It’s a red, white and blue celebration in Spencer this Saturday from 7-9:30 p.m. for Fireworks ...

Education

Education briefs: South Rowan cadet receives award for heroism

SALISBURY — The South Rowan High School Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps conducted its annual awards and promotion ...

Faith

Faith Fourth of July prepares for big weekend of Independence Day events

FAITH — This year marks the 76th anniversary of the Faith Fourth of July Festivities. To celebrate, the ...

Education

ShoutOuts

Collegiate Honors Rachel Safrit, of Kannapolis, was named to the Dean’s List at the State University of New ...

Local

Rowan 8-and-under softball all-stars win district

SALISBURY — Rowan County’s 8-and-under softball all-stars won the district by defeating King 23-0, Davie 22-0 and Northwest ...

Entertainment

Salisbury Symphony Orchestra completes Summer Strings Camp

SALISBURY — The Salisbury Symphony Orchestra’s Summer Strings Camp was held May 30 thorough June 10 at First ...

Education

RCCC holds completion ceremony for S.O.A.R., ELL/ESL program participants

SALISBURY — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College recently held a completion ceremony for 11 students in its Skills, Opportunity, Awareness, ...

News

Republicans pitch taking governor’s power from NC education board

By Hannah Schoenbaum Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — North Carolina House Republicans pushed Wednesday for a constitutional ...

Crime

Arrests follow month-long investigation by State Alcohol Law Enforcement

SALISBURY — North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement (ALE) special agents recently concluded a months-long illegal drug and alcohol ...

Local

Imagine Kannapolis plans approved by City Council, ‘focus areas’ unveiled for community

KANNAPOLIS — The Kannapolis City Council introduced the next step in the vision for the city’s future on ...

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Education

Faith Academy launches capital campaign, sets sights on new facility

SALISBURY — Faith Academy is looking to raise $2 million to help pay off its current debt and ...

Crime

Man crashes stolen truck, spews fire extinguishers across property

SALISBURY — A 37-year-old Salisbury man was arrested Tuesday after being accused of breaking into Salisbury Fire Appliance ...

Granite Quarry

Granite Quarry Board of Aldermen detail ideas for Civic Park, Legion building

GRANITE QUARRY — The Granite Quarry Board of Aldermen held a brainstorming session in a special meeting recently, ...

Health

Rowan County drops in 2022 county health rankings

SALISBURY — Rowan County fell in the 2022 County Health Rankings & Roadmaps report recently released by the ...

Legion baseball

American Legion baseball: Cruise control for Rowan County

Staff report SALISBURY — Efficient right-hander Jake Blevins had four 1-2-3 innings as Rowan County rolled 7-0 against ...

Guest columns

Alexander H. Jones: The right’s lonely war against Medicaid expansion is doomed

A dream so long enjoyed cannot cease without hardship. But the psychological pain of diminishing hope seems to ...

Crime

Blotter for June 29

In Salisbury Police reports • A theft from a commercial vehicle on Long Meadow Drive was reported to ...

Kannapolis

City of Kannapolis seeks vendors for public safety events

KANNAPOLIS — The city of Kannapolis is looking for nonprofit, education, health and safety vendors to participate in ...

Guest columns

John Hood: Will Joe Biden really go stag?

RALEIGH — Soaring prices. Social unrest. A resurgent Russia. A military withdrawal followed by the collapse of a ...

News

NC GOP unveils budget; House backs Medicaid expansion path

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — North Carolina Republican legislative leaders on Tuesday unveiled state budget ...