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Week in review: Test your nose for local news

1. The family of Camara Talbert, who died in January 2017 and was buried in City Memorial Park, watched as her gravesite was excavated and her casket reburied in another part of the cemetery. Why were her remains relocated?
A. The roots of a giant oak tree in the park had reached Talbert’s grave and caused her monument to break.
B. A city water line broke, causing a foot stone to sink all the way to the burial vault.
C. A new road in the cemetery is designed to go through that cemetery plot.
D. The city wants to install a carillon for the cemetery on that spot.

2. All systems are go for the ‘Tis the Season Spectacular parade in Spencer and Salisbury on Nov. 21. Which of the following statements is not true about the parade?
A. All six high school bands in the Rowan-Salisbury system will perform.
B. Nancy Stanback will be grand marshal.
C. Clay Aiken will sing from one of the floats.
D. There will be no judging of bands, floats or anything else.

3. Republican Carl Ford won election Tuesday in Senate District 33, which takes in Rowan and Stanly counties. Ford will be giving up his seat in the N.C. House, which he held for how many terms?
A. Three
B. Six
C. Nine
D. 12

4. Rowan County is divided among three N.C. House districts. Based on Tuesday’s election results, who will represent Rowan in the N.C. House in 2019-20?
A. Bonnie Clark, Harry Warren and Larry Pittman
B. Harry Warren, Larry Pittman and Julia Howard
C. Arin Wilhelm, Larry Pittman and Gail Young
D. Harry Warren, Gail Young and Julia Howard

5. Among candidates for the Rowan County Board of Commissioners, who was the leading vote-getter Tuesday?
A. Greg Edds
B. Jim Greene
C. Judy Klusman
D. Veleria Levy

6. This year’s 65th edition of the Salisbury Antiques and Arts Show is dedicated to one of its biggest supporters and hardest working volunteers through the years. Who?
A. The late Lib Taylor
B. The late Ernest Hardin
C. Betsy Cunningham
D. Terry Holt

7. Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has opened campus spirit stores at both its North and South campuses. What’s the name of the store?
A. RC General Store
B. RC Style
C. Beacon’s Nest
D. Bookstore Beat

8. In a post-Halloween arrest related to trick-or-treating in Grace Ridge subdivision, authorities charged an 11-year-old in juvenile court with distributing food (candy bars) that contained foreign objects. What did authorities say was in the Halloween candy?
A. Rocks
B. Paper clips
C. Tylenol
D. Straight pins

9. What banking company is closing its longtime downtown branch in Salisbury?
A. F&M Bank
B. First Bank
C. Bank of America
D. Wells Fargo

10. At least 160 cowboys and cowgirls from 16 states came to Rowan County last weekend to compete in what?
A. 82nd Southeast Rodeo Championship at the Rowan County Fairgrounds
B. 56th annual N.C. State Calf-Roping Championship in Cleveland
C. 63rd annual 4-H Horse Show at Patterson Farm
D. 23rd annual North Carolina Single-Action Shooting Championship at the Rowan County Wildlife Association range.

Answers:

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

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Crime

Lawsuit: Salisbury Police, Rowan Sheriff’s Office tore woman’s shoulder during traffic stop

Business

‘Believe me, they’ll be fresh’: Patterson Farm welcomes strawberry crop

Local

City appoints more members to boards, commissions, with 9 seats left to be filled

News

Virtual play groups the new norm at Smart Start

Local

City meets in closed session to consult with attorney on two ongoing litigation cases

Education

Summit takes art out of the classroom, into the student’s home

Education

Education briefs: Gene Haas Foundation donates $12,500 to RCCC

Business

County’s restaurant grant program dishes out funding to eight local eateries

High School

High school football: Yow out as South head coach

Education

Shoutouts

Local

City moves forward on greenway extension, traffic signal upgrades

Business

State broadband survey could help fund local infrastructure

Education

Happy Roots adds to programming with Bic recycling program

Education

RCCC small business center partners 53 Ideas Pitch Competition

Nation/World

Sheriff: Deputy fatally shot Black man while serving warrant

Nation/World

Garland announces sweeping police probe after Floyd verdict

Crime

District attorney won’t bring charges against former Salisbury officer depicted in K-9 video

Coronavirus

Cooper plans to lift gathering, distancing limits by June 1

Crime

Convicted sex offender charged with having child pornography

Crime

Rowan County woman faces drug crimes for gas station incident

Crime

Blotter: Thousands of dollars in lumber taken from Newsome Road house

Local

Locals react to Chauvin verdict, reflect on work still to do

Business

With remote expansion, outsource provider FCR looks to become an ‘exceptional part’ of Rowan community

Local

City expects $1.5 million surplus in current budget, ability to raise some wages for police, public works