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Quotes of the week

“I was like, ‘I got it.’ … After that, I just kind of turned it on and knew what was at stake.”

— Riley Myers,  Rowan Legion’s state tournament MVP,

on his reaction when told a relief pitcher could take his place for the last inning of the championship game.

“You won’t hear anything, you won’t smell anything and there’s no waste.”

— Joel Olsen

02 Energies EMC,

on solar farms

“They are definitely patrolling. I’m not taking that away from them. It has improved, but whatever it takes to keep it safe is a part of that factor.”

— Carolyn Rice,  West End resident,

on police presence in her neighborhood

“I’m glad to have this place. It’s a miracle. That’s all I can say.”

— The Rev. Teodulo Ramos Rivera,  pastor of New Life Church,

on being given a church building and      campus by Oakland Heights Baptist Church

“Kids need to learn with their hands, with their eyes, and they also need to listen and talk with each other.”

— Shirley Disseler,  U.S. curriculum director for Lego,

on the use of Lego blocks in schools

Comments

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