• 28°

Three more file for school board

SALISBURY — According to the Rowan County Board of Elections, on the second day of filing three more candidates signed up to run for the Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education.

Three seats are up for election, this fall: Seat 3, the east area, currently occupied by Josh Wagner; seat 5, Salisbury area, currently occupied by Chuck Hughes; and seat 7, southeast area, currently occupied by Susan Cox.

On Monday, contenders Mike Julian and Andrew Poston filed to run, opposing two of the board’s three incumbents shooting for re-election. Poston filed for seat 7, against Cox, and Julian filed for seat 3, against Wagner. Both candidates declared their intent to run earlier this year after the board heard a scenario that proposed closing six area elementary schools.

A third candidate, William Robertson, also filed for seat 7, bringing the number of candidates running for the southeast district to three, with a total of six candidates running for the Board of Education this fall.

Anyone interested in running for one of the three Board of Education seats has until Friday, Aug. 19 at noon to file Those interested in filing must live in the area in which they plan to run. Candidates should file at the Rowan County Board of Elections, in Suite D10 at West End Plaza, 1935 Jake Alexander Blvd., West. There is a $5 filing fee. Direct filing questions to 704-216-8140.

Comments

Local

City officials differ on how, what information should be released regarding viral K-9 officer video

High School

High school basketball: Carson girls are 3A champions

Lifestyle

High school, college sweethearts marry nearly 50 years later

Local

With jury trials set to resume, impact of COVID-19 on process looms

Legion baseball

Book explores life of Pfeiffer baseball coach Joe Ferebee

Education

Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education to receive update on competency-based education

Business

Biz Roundup: Kannapolis expects to see economic, housing growth continue in 2021

Business

A fixture of downtown Salisbury’s shopping scene, Caniche celebrates 15th anniversary this month

Local

Slate of new officers during local GOP convention; Rev. Jenkins becomes new chair

Landis

Landis officials narrow search for new manager to five candidates; expect decision within a month

Lifestyle

Together at last: High school, college sweethearts marry nearly 50 years later

Education

Rowan-Salisbury Schools sorts out transportation logistics in preparation for full-time return to classes

High School

Photo gallery: Carson goes undefeated, wins 3A state championship

Nation/World

Europe staggers as infectious variants power virus surge

Nation/World

Biden, Democrats prevail as Senate OKs $1.9 trillion virus relief bill

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

UPDATED: Eight new COVID-19 deaths, 203 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