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Quotes of the week

“People ask me, have you won the
lottery? And I say yes, in friendship.”

— Sue Files, Novant Health Rowan Medical employee, after co-workers and friends fixed her 3/4-mile-long driveway

“I should’ve run for mayor after that game.”

— Jason Rollins, outgoing football coach at South Rowan High, on Raiders’ 21-19 victory over Kannapolis in 2009

“When we choose non-violence, not only do we keep the dream alive for Martin Luther King, but we honor God.”

— Linda Inman, speaker, Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday celebration  at Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

“It’s not how you fall, it’s how you get back up.”

— Josh Sanders, in his 2nd ‘American Idol’ run, quoting his late father

“It almost seems like a mountain we can’t climb.”

— Travis Allen, member, Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education, on meeting schools’ longterm building needs

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Nation/World

Clinton recovering from infection 

Crime

Teen charged in shooting at Mount Tabor High School held without bond

Nation/World

Marine officer receives reprimand for Afghanistan criticism

Elections

Beasley top fundraiser in third quarter for Senate race

Farm & Garden

Nearly 1-ton pumpkin sets record at state fair

High School

High school football: Loeblein throws record six TD passes for Falcons; Cavs, Hornets romp

Nation/World

UK lawmaker stabbed to death in terrorist act

Crime

Cooleemee man arrested after trading gunfire with Davie County investigators in Rowan

Elections

Salisbury council candidates list crime reduction, hiring a new city manager among city’s top priorities

Crime

Blotter: Man charged with trio of vehicle break-ins

Coronavirus

Catawba College will require COVID-19 vaccinations in 2022

Local

City selects Sada Stewart Troutman as new Downtown Salisbury Inc. director

Local

Rowan Republicans’ Lincoln-Reagan Dinner brings conservatives together for night of speeches, awards

High School

Photos: South Rowan volleyball team’s Senior Night, Falcons’ unblemished SPC season

Coronavirus

Four new COVID-19 deaths make 433 in Rowan since start of pandemic

Nation/World

Bill Clinton in hospital for non-COVID-related infection

Local

Quotes of the week

Coronavirus

FDA panel endorses lower-dose Moderna COVID shot for booster

High School

High school volleyball: West edges South for unbeaten SPC season

Nation/World

Full pension restored for FBI official fired under Trump

News

Former Gov. Perdue leading standardized testing board

Elections

Salisbury mayoral candidates Alexander, Heggins talk leadership style during Chamber of Commerce forum

Local

Photos: Rowan deputy’s funeral procession passes through downtown Salisbury

Crime

24-year-old man jailed for kidnapping, rape charges