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Quotes of the week

“I’ll continue doing ‘em as long as I’m alive and able to keep  doing ‘em.”

— Randall Barger,

on the elaborate Christmas light display at his property on Deal Street in Faith

“It helps me give some joy to my kids.”

— Shannon Mills, mother of three,

on receiving Christmas presents for the children through the Salvation Army

“There are great things that are happening, that can happen.”

— The Rev. Timothy Bates,

on money son Javon Hargrave gave North Rowan and Hanford Dole elementary schools for shopping and bikes

“There’s a lot of love in a karate school.”

— Ricky Smith,

owner-operator, Sidekick Karate,

on support for the food drive that
student Jarrell Imes organized
so children in need will have food
to eat while they are out of school

“The goal … is getting away from having dogs on chains  because there’s so many instances where it’s not done well. Putting a dog on a chain is going to be a thing of the past.”

— Bob Pendergrass, director,
Rowan County Animal Services,

on local law going into effect Jan. 1

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College

Wolfpack faces Stanford today in College World Series

Nation/World

Tropical weather lashes Gulf Coast with winds, rain

Nation/World

Girl attacked by bear in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

News

Cooper vetoes bill that would have allowed more to carry guns in churches

News

Two tubers remain missing after going over Dan River dam

Coronavirus

US reaches 300 million vaccine shots in 150 days

BREAKING NEWS

State suspends medical examiner after crash turns to homicide investigation

Crime

Blotter: June 17

Local

Dennis Rivers joins Salisbury Police Department in new homeless advocate position

Cleveland

Rockwell, Faith, Cleveland adopt 2021-22 budgets; East Spencer officials to receive budget next week

Sports

Brind’Amour gets contract extension with Hurricanes, wins coach of year honors

Local

West Rowan grad wins two national masonry competitions

Local

Quotes of the week

Education

Rowan, Kannapolis students below state average for federal aid applications

High School

High school baseball playoffs: Raiders roll past Oak Grove

News

3 dead, 2 still missing after tubers go over Dan River dam

Coronavirus

County, state officials work to increase vaccinations as concern over Delta variant grows

News

Cooper no fan of energy bill

Business

Hexagon Agility to expand Salisbury facility, invest $28 million, create 75 new jobs

Crime

Blotter: Two men rob convenience store at gunpoint

Business

Brewery, second-floor restaurant planned for downtown China Grove

Local

Sonny Allen, former mayor of Salisbury, dies at age 90

Education

RCCC names Student Excellence Award finalists

Local

City approves permit for child care center near downtown