• 59°

Posters Nov. 2

• Liberty UMC Fall BBQ, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. or until gone Nov. 3: Hickory cooked BBQ pork and chicken with sides, dessert, drink. Takeout available. Bazaar hours 10 a.m.-2 p.m. with preschool baskets and UMW craft bazaar. Located at the intersection of Stokes Ferry and Liberty roads in Gold Hill.

• Car show at Christiana Lutheran, noon-4 p.m. Saturday. No admission fee for spectators; $15 to show your car. Trophies awarded. Food available for purchase, raffle baskets galore. Christiana Lutheran Church, 6190 Hwy 52 East. To enter call 704-633-3503.

• Pray Rowan, 10-11 a.m. Nov 3: NHCS Helen Kelley Smith Gymnasium.www.northhillschristian.com

• Lyme Disease Support Group, 3-5 p.m. Sunday, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 200 West Innes St., Education building room 218. Contact Doug at 704-785-5425, Elizabeth at 704-636-3190, Facebook: Celebration of Hope Piedmont NC Lyme Disease Support Group

• Heavenly hot dog sale, Mt. Olivet UMC, 301 Mt. Olivet Road, Fridays 10 a.m.-2 p.m., homemade desserts, free delivery over $10, take-out available. 704-782-8846, www.mtochurch.com

• Harvest Festival at China Grove Church of God, 413 N. Franklin St., Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. BBQ pork or chicken plate, $8 adult, $5 children 10 and under, breakfast 9-11 a.m., craft & bake sale and silent auction 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Call 704-857-0200 or 704-754-0109 for more information.

• Community travelers trips to Gaffney; Christmas City — • Nov 17: Gaffney S.C., Outlets and Hamricks. Cost $30 • Dec 22: Trip to Christmas City. Cost $30 • Contact Brenda Cowan at 704-431-3974 or Cathy Alexander at 704-433-5609 for more information.

Canceled: City Council meeting scheduled for Nov. 6 has been canceled. The agenda items for Nov. 6 will move to Nov. 20. Council will resume its regular meeting schedule on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 5 p.m.

• Root of David Church of Deliverance, 1315 Short St. (off Long Street), holds services every Sunday at 4 p.m. with the exception of first Sundays.

Comments

High School

High school football: Hornets overpower South to secure playoff spot

Crime

Jeffrey MacDonald won’t be released despite deteriorating health

Business

Amazon warehouse workers reject union in Alabama

Nation/World

Ex-NFL player’s brain to be probed for trauma-related harm after Rock Hill shootings

Education

Duke University to require COVID vaccinations for fall term

Education

Cooper OKs bill offering K-12 students summer school option

High School

High school football: Record night for Pinckney as East cruises; Carson wins thriller in OT

Nation/World

D-Day survivor, WWII torch bearer Ray Lambert dies at 100

Nation/World

Prince Philip was always defined by role as husband of British queen

BREAKING NEWS

One dead, several injured after head-on collision in China Grove

Crime

Man, woman charged for selling drugs to undercover deputies

Crime

Blotter: Rowan County man charged with indecent liberties with children

Local

Spencer town board gets look at Park Plaza progress

Business

‘Applicant market’: Unemployment rate improving as businesses hire more workers

Local

National, local business leaders praise Salisbury’s initiative to support Black-owned operations

Nation/World

Tillis has prostate cancer surgery

Coronavirus

Adverse reactions surface from Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Nation/World

Expert: Lack of oxygen killed George Floyd, not drugs

Local

Quotes of the week

Nation/World

Biden seeks crackdown on homemade firearms

Nation/World

Victim of former NFL player’s rampage wrote of faith, life’s fragility

News

Wrongly imprisoned man gets $750,000

High School

West falls to Statesville, finishes second in NPC

Education

Middle, high school students head back to classes full time