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Week in review: Test your nose for local news

1. Shon Barnes, the new deputy chief for the Salisbury Police Department, probably has his least amount of experience in which of the following areas?
A. Criminal investigations
B. Community engagement
C. Community-oriented policing
D. Crime analytics

2. Carson High School’s Owen White, a junior, was recently named the North Carolina 3A classification Player of the Year in what sport?
A. Tennis
B. Golf
C. Baseball
D. Track

3, James Dane Harvey is the new executive director of what organization?
A. Lee Street theatre
B. Families First
C. Downtown Salisbury Inc.
D. Salisbury Symphony

4. More than 1,600 teachers and staff members of Rowan-Salisbury Schools received something new for the 2017-18 school year. What are they?
A. iPads
B. Calculators
C. Dry-erase boards
D. Laptop computers

5. Last Tuesday night, history was made when women’s teams from Rowan County and Stanly County squared off at Carson High School in the first game for what new league?
A. The Central Piedmont Roller Derby Association
B. American Legion Lady Fastpitch Softball
C. League of Their Own Horseshoes
D. Cal Ripken Girls Baseball

6. Local runner and cyclist David Freeze began his most recent summer bicycle trek in Anacortes, Washington. Freeze has plans to make what city his final destination point?
A. Sioux City, Iowa
B. Green Bay, Wisconsin
C. St. Paul, Minnesota
D. Columbia, Missouri

7. The newly opened Fred and Alice Stanback Educational Forest and Nature Preserve is located in what Rowan County town?
A. Rockwell
B. Landis
C. Spencer
D. East Spencer

8. The city of Salisbury has signed a preliminary development agreement with Black Point Investments in connection to what property?
A. Salisbury Station (the depot)
B. The Plaza (formerly the Wallace Building on the Square)
C. The Washington Building on North Main Street
D. The Empire Hotel on South Main Street

9. The Agility Fuel Solutions plant in Salisbury was a tour stop this past week for what national group?
A. The U.S. Postal Service Union
B. The Natural Gas Vehicles for America
C. Electric Car Researchers of America
D. The American Hot Rod Association

10. The Rowan-Salisbury Schools’ Summer Feeding Program started Thursday, providing free meals from 130 different sites for children 3 to 18. Roughly how many meals (breakfast, lunch, snacks) did the Summer Feeding Program provide last year?
A. 85,999
B. 101,999
C. 135,999
D. 240,999



Answers below:


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



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