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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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Local

Dukeville lead testing results trickle in, more participation needed

Education

Faith Academy interviewing staff, preparing site for fall opening

News

Volunteers work around obstacles, alter procedures to offer free tax services to those in need

Education

Education shoutouts

Local

Retired Marine gets recognition for toy collection efforts

Local

March issue of Salisbury the Magazine is now available

Education

Five get Dunbar School Heritage Scholarships

Education

Education briefs: Salisbury Academy fourth-graders think big as inventors

Education

Bakari Sellers keynote speaker at Livingstone College Founder’s Day program

Nation/World

Biden aims to distribute masks to millions in ‘equity’ push

Nation/World

Chief: Capitol Police were warned of violence before riot

Nation/World

GOP rallies solidly against Democrats’ virus relief package

Nation/World

FDA says single-dose shot from Johnson & Johnson prevents severe COVID

High School

Coaches, lawmakers react to governor’s order expanding sporting event capacity

Coronavirus

Three new COVID-19 deaths, positives remain below triple digits

BREAKING NEWS

Gov. Cooper announces end to curfew, changes to restrictions affecting bars, high school sports

Crime

Blotter: Two charged after call about package

Crime

Salisbury Police investigating two shootings

Crime

Chase involving Kernersville man ends in woods behind Carson High School

News Main

North Rowan girls end season with playoff loss to Murphy

Education

Rowan-Salisbury EC department plunges in place after raising $1,300 for Special Olympics

Nation/World

Tiger Woods injured in car crash, has surgery on legs

Local

Local stakeholders set goals, direction to tackle city’s housing issues

Education

RSS board talks future of Henderson Independent School