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Quotes of the week

“In order to be champions, we had to be a team. It was a good mesh, and it just worked out.”

— Clarence Shuford, on the East Rowan High School football team’s championship season in 1969

“A child who is intimidated by math and science is going to struggle to survive.”

— Yusuf Mulhammad, president and CEO of A New Beginning 2, which wants to open a charter school in East Spencer

“I’ve always felt like the store is my front porch, a part of my home.”

— Lisa Hill, daughter of Hill’s Minnow Farm owner Terry Hill, on being at the store

“People say they do it for their families, but there’s other ways to take care of your family. You may not like going to someone else’s 9 to 5, but at the end of the day, it’s not a bad thing.”

— Alex Clark, community organizer & former inmate, talking to young people about the selfishness of drug dealers

“Scott and I have had some wars, but that was on the field. I think he’s a great guy and I hate that he’s going through this.”

— Joe Pinyan, Carson High football coach, on West Rowan coach Scott Young’s heart ailment

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Crime

Blotter: Feb. 26

Crime

Salisbury, Kannapolis men charged with soliciting sexual acts

News

Racial bias ‘deeply entrenched’ in report critical of Apex Police Department

Nation/World

US bombs facilities in Syria used by Iran-backed militia

Elections

City council again dismisses idea of adding new member, focus now on recommendation to delay elections

Business

‘Let’s make some money:’ Loosened restrictions praised by bar owners, baseball team

High School

Salisbury High bucks historical trend in dominant shutout of West Rowan

Enochville

Garage declared total loss after Enochville fire

Crime

Cooper, N.C. prison officials agree to release 3,500 inmates

Coronavirus

Two more COVID-19 deaths reported in Rowan, six for the week

Crime

Blotter: Man brandishes AR-15, runs over motorcycle at Rockwell-area gas station

Crime

Salisbury man charged with exploitation of minor

Crime

Road rage incident results in assault charges

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