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Quotes of the week

“If I’m not moving, I’m asleep.”

— Dr. Lynn Moody, superintendent,

Rowan-Salisbury School System

“We the undersigned candidates request that Rowan County stand down on suing the City of Salisbury.”

— Seven of the eight candidates

for  Rowan County Board of Commissioners,

in a letter to the current board

“From a clinical perspective, if an Ebola patient presented themselves to a Novant Health facility today and all processes were followed, our patients and our team members would be safe provided protocols were followed precisely.”

— Dr. Tom Zweng, chief medical officer,

for Novant Health

“We’re doing it so we can have the same legal rights, but spiritually and mentally May 15, 2010, was our day.”

— Vonda Jenkins,

on the first day same-sex couples could
get a wedding license in Rowan County

“I don’t know what I’m going
to do come Monday,”

— Dan Schindelholz,

owner, Farmhouse
Restaurant,

which closes Sunday

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Crime

Blotter: April 14

Elections

Former North Carolina Gov. McCrory enters US Senate race

Crime

Salisbury woman arrested in Myrtle Beach for abducting child

Health

County updates health director job description, will advertise for position

High School

High school tennis: East beats Carson, still hopes to share NPC title

Elections

Board of Elections to purchase upgraded voting equipment using federal grant

Kannapolis

Kyle Seager drives in winning run in first game as Mariners split doubleheader with Orioles

Local

City exhausts this year’s funds for Innes Street Improvements, Municipal Services District grant programs

Landis

Landis adopts amendments to Zoning Ordinance related to signs, Planning Board terms

Nation/World

Cop, police chief resign 2 days after Black motorist’s death

Nation/World

Expert says cop was justified in pinning down George Floyd

Crime

Blotter: April 13

Coronavirus

County switches vaccines for Livingstone clinic after federal, state guidance

Coronavirus

US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J vaccine over clot reports

Education

Superintendent talks first 100 days, dives into district data

Business

‘It was an answer to a call:’ TenderHearted Home Care celebrates 10 years of providing care at home

News

Political Notebook: Local polls find increasing number of North Carolinians want COVID-19 vaccine

News

Trial begins on challenge to latest NC voter ID law

Local

Burch, Fisher, Marsh honored as 2021 recipients of Elizabeth Duncan Koontz Humanitarian Award

Landis

Landis board talks revenues, budget planning, department updates

College

College baseball: Catawba rolls 7-1 and 24-1

Nation/World

Student fires at officers at Tennessee school, is killed

Nation/World

Police: Minnesota officer meant to draw Taser, not handgun

Crime

Man receives consecutive prison sentences for sex offenses