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Week in review: Test your nose for local news

1. Salisbury’s new police chief, Jerome Stokes, was deputy chief in a city outside of North Carolina. Where is he coming from?
A. Wilmington, Del.
B. Lynchburg, Va.
C. Franklin, Tenn.
D. Sumter, S.C.

2. Though he didn’t win the Republican primary for the 13th U.S. House District, who was the leading vote-getter in Rowan County.
A. Jason Walser
B. Harry Warren
C. Andrew Brock
D. John Blust

3. U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson, R-N.C., won the GOP primary for the 8th District U.S. House seat. Who will be his Democratic opponent in the November general election?
A. Thomas Mills
B. Bob Isner
C. George Holding
D. He will be unopposed

4. Salisbury’s Linda Cureton Dillard once did something special for boxer Muhammad Ali in 1977. What was it?
A. She made Ali a five-course meal
B. She hand-tailored a suit for the champ
C. She sang for him
D. She caddied for Ali at a benefit golf tournament

5. Salisbury golfer Frank Adams III accomplished something exceptional this past week. What was it?
A. He aced the “Island Hole” at the Players Championship
B. He set a N.C. record by acing three different holes on three different courses on three consecutive days
C. He played a round of golf in Florida with Tiger Woods and beat Woods by a stroke
D. He qualified for the U.S. Open

6. In honor of the late Ralph Ketner, cofounder of the grocery chain, Food Lion donated 95,000 meals to Rowan Helping Ministries last Tuesday during an awards ceremony called what?
A. The Chow Bells
B. The Din-Dins
C. The Feedys
D. The Munchies

7. Cpl. Zachary Cunningham, a Marine, marked Memorial Day in an unusual way by doing what?
A. Running the length of East and West Innes streets dressed only in an American flag
B. Cooking 1,000 hot dogs for Reservists in Salisbury
C. Saluting every marker in Salisbury National Cemetery
D. Watching “Battle of the Bulge” five consecutive times

8. What’s the focus of a new exhibit opening at the Rowan Museum today?
A. The Civil War
B. Civil rights
C. Prohibition
D. Native Americans

9. How big is the 2016-17 fiscal year budget passed by the Rowan County Board of Commissioners?
A. $45 million
B. $75 million
C. $99 million
D. $165 million

10. Go Burrito! owner Mike Wetzel has taken his business into a new phase focused on what?
A. Selling chicken
B. Selling steak sandwiches
C. Selling pizza
D. Selling franchises


Answers below:

1. B.

2. A.

3. A.
4. C.
5. D.
6. C.
7. C.
8. B.
9. D.
10. D.



BlockWork returns for 10th year of beautification


Big Chili Cook Off changes format, sells 250 tickets


Kiwanis Club names five recipients of Centennial Awards


Rowan County bridge dedicated to local police officer who made ultimate sacrifice


Camp Barnhardt to host drive-in movie, trick-or-treat


Dental deserts: Lack of adequate oral health care across North Carolina


Spicing things up: Mise En Place food truck finds success serving Indian fare


Church foundation distributes record amount of money


Biz Roundup: ‘Forward Rowan’ continues to draw support, raise money


School board set to vote on Faith, Enochville closures Monday


Local health officials worry pandemic will cause long-term effects for children’s health


Ordinance change needed to address night train noise in Salisbury


Election 2020: Heggins, Warren talk racial injustice, economy


Cunningham keeps low in NC Senate race marked by his affair


Two bodies found in home on Lincolnton Road


Man arrested in Kannapolis plotted to kill Biden, found with guns, explosive material, court documents state


Flagger clipped by vehicle, taken to hospital with minor injuries


County finishes week with five deaths, one of 36 to receive letter from state health officials


Salisbury Newsmedia reaches agreement to sell Innes Street building; Post to remain tenant


Blotter: Teens attempt to break into Gerry Wood Auto Group


Man faces arson charges for Kannapolis camper fire


New tenant hopes to lease former K&W Cafeteria building


Trump, Biden go after each other on coronavirus, taxes


County adds three more COVID-19 deaths to total