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Quotes of the week

“I think that our
citizens are probably thinking that is an
awful lot of money.”

— Judy Klusman,

Rowan commissioner,

on $2 million airport hangar

“It was a great feeling to keep pounding and adding points to the scoreboard. It was just great execution for the most part.”

— Drew Powell,
Livingstone College quarterback,

on 49-6 victory over Benedict in the Palmetto Capital City Classic

“I recognize that when you’re bringing in a CEO, the decision makers, to any region of this state you’re competing against other regions of this state and of this
country. They want to be connected, and so do their families.”

— Gov. Pat McCrory,

speaking at the city’s announcement
that Fibrant broadband can deliver
up to 10 gigs per second

“This is something that stays embedded in my mind. Not a day goes by that Shirley isn’t thought of and
remembered.”

— Matt Goodnight,
nephew of Shirley Pierce,

whose accused murderer awaits trial
in the Rowan County jail

Comments

Nation/World

Senate Democrats strike deal on jobless aid, move relief bill closer to approval

News

Duke Life Flight pilot may have shut down wrong engine in fatal crash

News

Two NC counties get to participate in satellite internet pilot for students

Local

PETA protesters gather in front of police department

Coronavirus

Seven new COVID-19 deaths, 166 positives reported in county this week

Crime

Sheriff’s office: Two charged after suitcase of marijuana found in Jeep

Crime

Thomasville officer hospitalized after chase that started in Rowan County

Local

Board of elections discusses upgrading voting machines, making precinct changes

News

Lawmakers finalize how state will spend COVID-19 funds

Local

Salisbury Station one of several ‘hot spots’ included in NCDOT rail safety study

Education

Essie Mae Kiser Foxx appeal denied, school considering options

News

Iredell County votes to move Confederate memorial to cemetery

Nation/World

Lara Trump may have eyes on running for a Senate seat

Local

Rowan among counties in Biden’s disaster declaration from November floods

Local

PETA plans protest at Salisbury Police Department on Friday

Education

Essie Mae Kiser Foxx appeal denied, charter revoked

Coronavirus

29 new positives, no new COVID-19 deaths reported

Crime

Blotter: Woman charged with drug crimes

News

Nesting no more: Eagles appear to have moved on from Duke’s Buck Station

Business

The Smoke Pit leaving downtown Salisbury for standalone building on Faith Road

Education

Shoutouts

High School

High school football: Hornets’ Gaither set the tone against West

Local

Salisbury to show off new fire station

Education

Livingstone College to host virtual Big Read events this month