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Rowan bestsellers

Literary Bookpost

1. Southern Fried Child, by Jimmie Moomaw.

2. Serafina and the Black Cloak, by Robert Beatty.

3. Rogue Lawyer, by John Grisham.

4. Guinness Book of World Records 2016.

5. The Murder House, by James Patterson.

6. The Maze Runner, by James Dashner.

7. M Train, by Patti Smith.

8. Felicity, by Mary Oliver.

9. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, by Marie Kondo.

10. All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr.

Indiebound bestsellers


1. Rogue Lawyer, by John Grisham.

2. All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr.

3. Slade House, by David Mitchell.

4. Career of Evil, by J.K. Rowling writing as Robert Galbraith.

5. Fates and Furies, by Lauren Groff.

6. The Girl on the Train, by Paula Hawkins.

7. The Girl in the Spider’s Web, by David Lagercrantz.

8. A Banquet of Consequences, by Elizabeth George.

9. Felicity, by Mary Oliver.

10. Welcome to Night Vale, by Joseph Fink.


1. M Train, by Patti Smith.

2. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, by Marie Kondo.

3. The Witches: Salem, 1692, by Stacy Schiff.

4. Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates.

5. Killing Reagan, by Bill O’Reilly.

6. Big Magic, by Elizabeth Gilbert.

7. Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, by Irin Carmon.

8. My Life on the Road, by Gloria Steinem.

9. Being Mortal, by Atul Gawande.

10. Furiously Happy, by Jenny Lawson.


High School

Photo gallery: Carson girls win West Regional, headed to state championship

High School

High school basketball: Carson girls headed to state championship game


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Rep. Warren’s measure to allow removal of public notices from newspapers put on back burner

China Grove

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Biden vows enough vaccines by end of May


State to vaccinate medically vulnerable starting March 24


One new death, 20 new COVID-19 positives reported in Rowan


Kannapolis man dies in moped crash


Salisbury Police chief addresses K-9 video, says officer separated from animal


Rowan Rescue Squad sets record straight on fundraising typo


City approves DOT agreement, Salisbury Station project could begin next year


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Two weeks after ending enhanced protocols, Catawba has no COVID-19 cases


Council to hear revised version of Downtown Main Street Plan


Veto override of NC school reopening bill fails in Senate


Political Notebook: Majority of likely voters, local legislators support school reopening bill


COVID-19 vaccinations in Rowan top positives since start of pandemic


Man faces drug charges after breaking and entering call


Waterworks schedules 2021 Summer ARTventures