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Quotes of the week

“You live so that when you’re gone, it mattered.”

— Linda Holshouser,

whose home on Mooresville Road will have a Country Christmas Open House 1-8 p.m. Saturday to benefit cystic fibrosis research

“When we total everything together, we have enough to cover it, but the project is going to be tight.”

— Anthony Vann,

assistant superintendent,

on building $7.98 million central office

“The families sacrifice just as much as the soldiers do.”

— Russ Roakes, Powles funeral director,

on collecting gifts for the children of people in the armed services

“People have been trying for 40 years to have a library out here, so this is the alternative plan.”

— Joy Steele,

Rowan Public Library board chair,

on outreach location in a former doctor’s office in Cleveland

“It was tough starting the season with a conference game and a rival game, but we got the win.”

— Shenique Pharr,

on East Rowan girls’ 50-43 win over Carson

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Kannapolis

Cannon Mills’ whistle sounds again, brings nostalgia with it

Coronavirus

Outbreak at jail annex over; new cases emerge at Kannapolis facility

Elections

In Senate race, Tillis calibrates ties to Trump

News

5 Charlotte officers recommended for dismissal after death in custody

Elections

Trump, Biden hit unlikely battleground state of Minnesota

College

Maui Invitational moving to Asheville during pandemic

News

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

Crime

Blotter: Sept. 19

Coronavirus

Kannapolis brewery linked to eight COVID-19 positives

Elections

Local Democrats call to ‘turn the state blue’ during virtual office reopening

Education

Funding flat, enrollment down slightly for Rowan-Salisbury Schools

Education

Catawba gets high marks in U.S. News and World rankings for fifth year

Business

China Grove soap store sets sights on expansion into Kannapolis

News

Charlotte, UNC game canceled after 49ers place players in quarantine

Crime

Blotter: Sept. 18

Coronavirus

County sees ninth COVID-19 death this week, more than 30 cases reported

BREAKING NEWS

Gov. Cooper announces schools can move K-5 to plan A; school board vote needed locally

Local

Wet weather brings crashes, traffic to standstill on interstate

Crime

Salisbury man victim of Facebook scam, duped out of $2,000

Crime

Two charged after fight outside Salisbury home

Education

Rowan-Salisbury Schools ships out thousands of old devices for refurbishing

Education

Caught in the infodemic: NC school policies frustrated by scientific challenges

East Spencer

East Spencer to hold community day, provide free food, supplies

Education

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