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Quotes of the week

“We don’t have wrecking balls out here, ready to go.”

Zebbie Bondurant,
saying the use of “demolish” in school plans
gives people the wrong idea

Zev Harel greets Principal Angelo DelliSanti after the program. Jon C. Lakey/Salisbury Post

“Teaching about the Holocaust is one of the things I feel I must do. Young faces, I would like to make a small dent in your thinking caps.”

Zev Harel, Holocaust survivor,
addressing Carson High School students

“Having 1,000 elementary school kids is not what I would say is an optimal education experience.”

Jane Britt, at meeting
about school consolidation

“Sometimes you can win and still lose.”

Coach Bryan Withers,
on uneven level of play in Salisbury High boys’
basketball victory over West Davidson.

A’yanna Allen

“We have not lost hope. We have not quit working. We are going to find out who took this bright light from our community.”

Salisbury Mayor Al Heggins,
on the unsolved 2016 murder of
7-year-old A’yanna Allen 

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Local

Post wins 18 N.C. Press Association Awards

Education

Cooper vetoes bill that would force K-12 schools to reopen

Local

Lanning named Spencer’s fire chief

Crime

Blotter: Feb. 26

Crime

Salisbury, Kannapolis men charged with soliciting sexual acts

News

Racial bias ‘deeply entrenched’ in report critical of Apex Police Department

Nation/World

US bombs facilities in Syria used by Iran-backed militia

Elections

City council again dismisses idea of adding new member, focus now on recommendation to delay elections

Business

‘Let’s make some money:’ Loosened restrictions praised by bar owners, baseball team

High School

Salisbury High bucks historical trend in dominant shutout of West Rowan

Enochville

Garage declared total loss after Enochville fire

Crime

Cooper, N.C. prison officials agree to release 3,500 inmates

Coronavirus

Two more COVID-19 deaths reported in Rowan, six for the week

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