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Quotes of the week

“I’ve coached for 18 years and this is one of the finer moments.”

— Coach Darryl Williams, Livingstone College, after the Blue Bears football team defeated Johnson C. Smith, ending a 17-year losing streak

“My office reached out to the USPS to fix the issue and I’m pleased by their swift response.”

— U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson, R-Concord, on getting the Postal Service to let Granite Quarry residents have Granite Quarry addresses instead of Salisbury ones, as they have requested for years

“Your name is the most powerful thing you own.”

— Brooks Harper, career development expert,  speaking to eighth-graders about developing a personal brand and marketing

“Every time there’s an armed conflict, there are going to be some damned fine people that step up to do what they think their country wants them to do, and they’re going to get killed. I think those people are our most precious asset, and that we should not waste them.”

— Bill Kenerly, Vietnam veteran, reflecting on friends he lost in the war

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Crime

Blotter: Man faces sexual exploitation charge for images on Instagram

News

Defendant convicted in attempted murder case on the run after fleeing from trial

Business

Downtown Gateway Building to be renamed for late Paul Fisher

Coronavirus

Rowan County COVID-19 data for April 15

Local

Rep. Warren’s bill would prohibit parking in electric vehicle charging stations

Local

Historic Preservation Commission approves Integro Technologies expansion, Paint the Pavement project

Education

Faith Academy, RSS will negotiate over what goes, stays in elementary school

Crime

Teacher killed in Alamance County shootout with Mexican drug cartel

Coronavirus

Bill would give more tax breaks on COVID-19 loans

Nation/World

No response as divers knock on capsized ship’s hull

Local

Quotes of the week

Crime

Blotter: Man found on church property with litany of drugs

Crime

Man charged in connection to 2019 overdose death

Business

‘It’s our big time’: Salisbury Farmers Market reopens Saturday

Education

Schools capital funding still frozen as RSS sends local budget to county

Business

Shields, Cheerwine Festival receive N.C. Main Street Awards

Kannapolis

Duke University launches kidney disease study in Kannapolis for people of African descent

Education

Horizons Unlimited will hold in-person summer camps

Education

Education briefs: Catawba planning for more in-person activities, free summer school tuition

Coronavirus

County’s full COVID-19 vaccinations top 22,600

High School

High school golf: With Merrell, Mustangs back on top

Local

Spencer investigating rat problem on South Iredell Street

News

Livingstone, Mission House Church to host national ‘Black Voters Matter’ listening session

Education

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