Week in review: Test your nose for local news
1. Besides the early-voting site at the Rowan County Board of Elections (West End Plaza), how many other early-voting locations are there in Rowan?
2. A B-17 Flying Fortress has been offering flights and tours out of the Rowan County Airport this weekend. B-17s mainly were used for bombing missions in Europe during World War II. They typically held how many men?
3. First Lady Michelle Obama and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton appeared together this past week at a campaign rally in Winston-Salem. Where in Winston-Salem was this event held?
A. Groves Stadium
B. BB&T Ballpark
C. Old Salem
D. Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum
4. Thurston Alexander, a 2015 Salisbury High graduate and now a student at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, said he was “very humbled and honored” a week ago when he was asked to introduce whom at a campus event?
A. Dr. Billy Graham
B. Hillary Clinton
C. Gov. Pat McCrory
D. Basketball great Michael Jordan
5. GOP vice presidential nominee Mike Pence and his wife attended a campaign rally this past Monday on the campus of Catawba College. What is the name of Pence’s wife?
6. Rowan County’s Gary Burleyson and his daughter, Tara Smith, have been training together for what big athletic event?
A. The New York City Marathon
B. The Marine Corps Marathon
C. The Charlotte Marathon
D. The N.C. Iron Man
7. Former South Rowan High coach and athletic director Larry Deal died this past Monday. During his 35 years at the school, which of these sports did Deal not coach?
8. Rebecca Little is the local artist whose work was chosen for this year’s Christmas Honor Card, a fund-raising tool for Rowan Helping Ministries. What is the title of this year’s card?
A. “The Gift”
B. “Winter at High Rock”
C. “Christmas on the Square”
D. “Mother Mary”
9. Thanks to the kindness of friends and strangers, George L. Belk Jr. saw one last wish come true before he died at age 87. What was his wish?
A. To see the Chicago Cubs play in the World Series
B. To attend his church homecoming
C. To fly one more time in a B-17
D. To die at home
10. Sisters Annie and Ceci Cardelle became social media celebrities this past week after they posted photographs of themselves in Salisbury with Eric Trump, second son of Donald Trump, and Eric’s wife, Lara. The sisters received thousands of likes, retweets and comments because they wore T-shirts that said what?
A. “Latina Contra Trump”
B. “We’re with Stupid”
C. “Girls Gone Wild — Against Trump”
D. “Every Vote Against Trump Counts”
By Mark Wineka firstname.lastname@example.org SALISBURY — On the runway apron at Rowan County Airport, the B-17 stands proudly like the monstrous... read more