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High school basketball: Carson boys cool off

Staff report CHINA GROVE — Carson’s boys basketball team started out as if it was going to make ...

High School

High school basketball: West boys win 19th straight against Raiders

Staff report MOUNT ULLA — Playing for the first time since Jan. 7, West Rowan’s boys basketball team ...

High School

High school basketball: North boys lose to Thomasville

Staff report SPENCER — Thomasville’s stout boys basketball team completed a season sweep of North Rowan on Tuesday ...

Local

$50,000 grant will help expand promotion of local healthy lifestyle initiatives

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Members of the Healthy Rowan coalition say a recent $50,000 award to ...

Education

RSS Nutrition Director Lisa Altmann named to No Kid Hungry Hall of Fame

SALISBURY — Lisa Altmann has been named to the inaugural class of a major hunger organization’s hall of ...

Columnists

DG Martin: Tom Clark — the man who made me famous (briefly)

By D.G. Martin The man who made me briefly famous died last week. Tom Clark was 93. Dr. ...

Columnists

Ada Fisher: Andre Talley — NC native was a fashion icon

By Ada Fisher Reader’s Digest used to have a consistent feature entitled my “Most Unforgettable Character,” which denoted ...

Guest columns

Kathryn Lopez: Power of life shines through darkest night

It was breathtaking to be at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan on the morning of ...

College

NC State athletic director to lead CFP selection committee

Associated Press IRVING, Texas — North Carolina State athletic director Boo Corrigan will serve as the College Football ...

High School

High school basketball: Grand night for McCullough

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury senior guard Rachel McCullough’s family and friends arrived at the gym ...

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College

Duke survives Clemson behind Banchero’s 19 points

By Mitchell Northam Associated Press DURHAM —  Paolo Banchero had missed two straight shots when Clemson took a ...

Sports

Aho’s goal in OT wins it for Hurricanes

By Bob Sutton Associated Press RALEIGH — Sebastian Aho’s second goal of the game 3:49 into overtime gave ...

Sports

Raptors hammer Hornets

Associated Press TORONTO — Pascal Siakam had 24 points and matched his career high with 12 assists, Gary ...

Education

Watlington discusses first year as RSS superintendent

SALISBURY — It’s slightly more than a year since Tony Watlington stepped in as superintendent for Rowan-Salisbury Schools. ...

Coronavirus

New COVID-19 cases slowing down from peak earlier this month

SALISBURY — State data show COVID-19 cases slowing down somewhat even as the percentage of tests coming back ...

Education

Misenheimer Police investigating alleged sexual assault at Gray Stone Day School

By Charles Curcio Stanly News & Press An incident at a basketball game at Gray Stone Day School ...

Kannapolis

Kannapolis seeking vendors for Jiggy With the Piggy Festival in May

The city of Kannapolis is planning the annual Jiggy with the Piggy Festival for the weekend of May ...

Crime

Blotter: Suspect sought in Kannapolis armed robbery

KANNAPOLIS — Police are looking for a suspect in an armed robbery of Shoe Show on North Cannon ...

Editorials

Editorial: Make an emergency kit before it’s needed

Winter storms this month have spared Salisbury and Rowan County from prolonged power outages, but they should serve ...

Local

Physician, veteran Grant Campbell makes bid for NC House district covering Rowan, Cabarrus counties

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com CONCORD — Physician and veteran Grant Campbell sees a need for better representation of ...