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Quotes of the week

“I think we have a very small group causing most of the problems.”

— Sheriff Kevin Auten,

On Sheriff’s Office and Salisbury Police working together to reduce gun violence in the community

 

 

“Although it is not perfect, it is a major step in the right direction — putting an end to sequester cuts and providing more economic certainty for hard-working Americans,”

— U.S. Rep. Alma Adams, D-12,

On the federal budget proposal passed Wednesday in the House

 

 

“Unfortunately, the budget agreement passed by the House ignores our fiscal realities and the magnitude of the problems we face.”

— U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-5,

Also commenting on budget proposal

 

“They don’t talk until it’s too late.”

— Emilia Johnson,

On the problem of domestic violence. Her daughter, Toney Ann Johnson, was stabbed to death by her ex-husband in June 2014.

 

“I understand that the board wanted to go in another direction, and so I respect their decision and their right to do so.”

— Dr. Pamela Cain,

On Kannapolis City Board of Education terminating her contract as superintendent

“It’s an honor to be recognized in such a way from a college in our community.”

— Ellen  Yang,

Member of Rowan County’s Little League World champion softball team, whose players were named honorary grand marshals of Livingstone College’s Homecoming Parade

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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

Nation/World

GOP rallies solidly against Democrats’ virus relief package

Nation/World

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