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Quotes of the week

“Justice for Daddy has been served now.”

— Sandra Steen, survivor, on son Jeff Steen’s conviction for the murder of her father, J.D. Furr,  and her attempted murder

“We look forward to bringing the group to North Carolina — and the amazing schools in Rowan-Salisbury, Charlotte- Mecklenburg and Rock Hill, S.C. — when all of our districts are able to be there.”

— Sara Shapiro, senior director, Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools,

on cancellation of a national event in Salisbury because HB2 prompted some states to ban government employee travel to North Carolina

“It’s neat to walk through
another world without leaving Salisbury.”

— Cathy Stutler, local organizer,

on seeing life in impoverished countries via the Compassion Experience at Life Church

“I think the city actually has to put themselves in the seat of the citizens and look at it from that perspective.”

— The Rev. Patrick Jones,

after Salisbury officials decided to get the attorney general’s opinion on whether the city can ban no-knock warrants

“We understand that what is good for the local and regional community is good for our business.”

— John Collins,
executive VP, Cube Hydro,

on the company’s purchase of the
Yadkin River dams from Alcoa and plans
to follow through on improvements

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Crime

Blotter: Man brandishes AR-15, runs over motorcycle at Rockwell-area gas station

Crime

Salisbury man charged with exploitation of minor

Crime

Road rage incident results in assault charges

Local

Dukeville lead testing results trickle in, more participation needed

Education

Faith Academy interviewing staff, preparing site for fall opening

News

Volunteers work around obstacles, alter procedures to offer free tax services to those in need

Education

Education shoutouts

Local

Retired Marine gets recognition for toy collection efforts

Local

March issue of Salisbury the Magazine is now available

Education

Five get Dunbar School Heritage Scholarships

Education

Education briefs: Salisbury Academy fourth-graders think big as inventors

Education

Bakari Sellers keynote speaker at Livingstone College Founder’s Day program

Nation/World

Biden aims to distribute masks to millions in ‘equity’ push

Nation/World

Chief: Capitol Police were warned of violence before riot

Nation/World

GOP rallies solidly against Democrats’ virus relief package

Nation/World

FDA says single-dose shot from Johnson & Johnson prevents severe COVID

High School

Coaches, lawmakers react to governor’s order expanding sporting event capacity

Coronavirus

Three new COVID-19 deaths, positives remain below triple digits

BREAKING NEWS

Gov. Cooper announces end to curfew, changes to restrictions affecting bars, high school sports

Crime

Blotter: Two charged after call about package

Crime

Salisbury Police investigating two shootings

Crime

Chase involving Kernersville man ends in woods behind Carson High School

News Main

North Rowan girls end season with playoff loss to Murphy

Education

Rowan-Salisbury EC department plunges in place after raising $1,300 for Special Olympics