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Quotes of the week

“Uncle Sam has gotten a lot of
attention this week.”

Kris Hall, who with her husband, Randy, and sister, Kim Hardiman, won the inaugural July Fourth dock decorating contest sponsored by the High Rock Lake Association of homeowners

“Helping is our middle name. This is a place where people who want to help meet people who need help.”

Kyna Grubb, executive director of
Rowan Helping Ministries, on the hiring of Chris Shelton as the nonprofit agency’s new director of operations

“We will compete on the court, in the classroom as well as in the community. There’s a lot of talent here. …”

Chiante Wester, who was hired this week
as the new women’s basketball coach at
Livingstone College

“Food is a big thing for us. The kids do the rides, and we do the food.”

Devon Blalock, who was enjoying the Faith Fourth of July festivities last Saturday with his daughters — Lillyan, 5, and Ember, 3

“We’re trying to teach them
practical skills while giving them the chance to have fun.”

Brooke Wilson, assistant naturalist at Rowan Wild, which held the first Outdoor Survival Skills camp recently in Dan Nicholas Park

“I’ve always loved being a part
of the circus.”

Terri Jones, an archivist with Historic
Salisbury Foundation, who helped the
producers of the film ‘The 24th’ find locations  and coordinate schedules during filming in downtown Salisbury over the past few weeks

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College

College baseball: Top-seeded Arkansas routs NC State 21-2

Crime

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Education

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Coronavirus

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Elections

Justice Department will review restrictive voting laws in Republican-controlled states

College

Wake Forest adding Ole Miss graduate transfer Khadim Sy to basketball squad

Local

Gov. Roy Cooper appoints new Rowan County Superior Court judge

BREAKING NEWS

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Crime

Fatal car crash turns into homicide investigation

Crime

62-year-old man killed in Wednesday murder

Business

Solar farm plans in Gold Hill met by resident concerns

High School

High school tennis: Salisbury’s Campion/Wymbs, Carson’s Perry/Conrad claim doubles titles

Local

Quotes of the week

Health

Local lawmakers weigh in on state budget process, potential for Medicaid expansion

Local

Salisbury-Rowan NAACP President Gemale Black discusses meeting with Department of Justice, calls for action

Education

School staff members to receive payments from unprecedented RSS bonus package June 23

Nation/World

Senators eye $579 billion in new infrastructure spending as part of $1 trillion plan

News

Veto likely for state bill on abortion limits

Coronavirus

Wealthiest nations expected to pledge 1B vaccine doses for world

High School

High school baseball: Raiders win first conference tourney in 18 years

News

North Carolina Senate gives final OK to $2B tax-cut plan

Education

Gov. Cooper visits Knox Middle School teacher, gives TikTok a try

Coronavirus

Salisbury Police officer dies after contracting COVID-19

Education

NC to give out $1 million each to 4 vaccinated residents