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Town Crier community meetings Nov. 25-Dec. 1

Community Calendar

Listings based on last best information received. Confirm before attending

Fourth Monday, Nov. 25
» Salisbury-Rowan Board of Education, 5 pm, 500 N. Main St.
» Kannapolis City Council, 6 pm, Laureate Center, Kannapolis City Hall, 401 Laureate Way.
» DAV Auxiliary no. 96, VA building 42, 6 pm, 704-209-4026.
» Essie Mae Kiser Foxx Charter School Board, 6-7:30 pm., 729 N. Long. St., East Spencer.
» Psi Chi Chap of Chi Eta Phi Sorority, 6:30 pm, RPL, 201 W. Fisher St, 704-639-9936.

Fourth Tuesday, Nov. 26
» Free coffee and doughnuts for veterans, 9-11 am, K&W Cafeteria 1925 Jake Alexander Blvd.
» TOPS NC 437, 10 am, Lakeview Baptist, 2532 Lane St, Kannapolis. Weigh-in 9:30 am, 704-938-3634.
» 41st annual Southern Rowan Christmas Parade, starts in Landis 3 pm and China Grove 4 pm. www.chinagrovenc.gov
» Canceled: Planning Board regular meeting.
» Planning Cttee Three, 4 pm, City Office Bldg, 132 N. Main St, to discuss possible future text amendments.
» People Growing Together Toastmasters, 5:30-6:30 pm, St. John’s Lutheran Ed Building, 200 W. Innes St. , Glenda Edwards 828-310-8491, https://peoplegrowingtogether.toastmastersclubs.org
» Rowan County Board of Social Services (DSS), 5:30 pm, 1813 E. Innes St.
» Rowan County Tea Party will not meet over the holidays. https://rowanteapartypatriots.wordpress.com/
» RoCo Democrat Party exec cttee, 6:30 pm, RCDP Headquarters, 1504 W. Innes St info@rowancodems.com

Fourth Wednesday, Nov. 27
» Tis the Season Holiday Spectacular parade, 2 p.m. Downtown Spencer, reaches Downtown Salisbury 3 p.m. www.visitsalisburync.com

» Town of Faith kicks off Christmas season, 7 pm, Lighting of the Christmas Tree and street decorations.


Fourth Thursday, Nov. 28 — Thanksgiving Day

Fifth Friday, Nov. 29
» Downtown Salisbury Holiday Night Out, 5-9 pm. Live music, hot cocoa, carriage rides, carolers. 704-637-7814, www.downtownsalisburync.com/

Fifth Saturday, Nov. 30
» Toastmasters, Goldmine, 8:30 am, Connect Christian Church, 3101 Davidson Hwy, Concord. Matthew Charity, 704-307-8187, www.goldminetoastmasters.com
» Turkey shoot, 1-3 p.m. Saturdays. Kennedy Hall Legion Post 106, Hwy 801. Concessions provided by the auxiliary. Through Dec 14




Man charged for stowing away on Norfolk Southern train, impeding railroad operations


Group will protest treatment of Georgia woman during 2019 traffic stop


Man overdoses at Piedmont Correctional Institute


Sheriff’s Office: Two men escape from jail, found in bushes on Fulton Street

Ask Us

Ask Us: When will North Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue be resurfaced?


Political Notebook: Rowan’s lawmakers pass 140 bills into the opposite chamber before deadline


Police chief to present use of force policy; city manager to present 2021-22 budget


Blotter: Rockwell man arrested on charges of felony larceny, possession of stolen vehicle


CDC director says mask turnaround based solely on science


Catawba College hosts three in-person commencement ceremonies


With high case loads causing numerous staff departures, Child Protective Services seeks more positions


Livingstone College graduates celebrate ‘crossing the finish line’ during commencement celebration


Rowan sees 4 new COVID-19 deaths as mask mandate lifted, vaccines administered continue decline


Spencer is latest town updating its development ordinance


Salisbury native Kristy Woodson Harvey makes NY Times bestseller list


Board of Commissioners will convene for third time in May


Biz Roundup: Salisbury, Kannapolis among recipients of Region of Excellence Awards


Cheerleading team competes at Disney


Salisbury High to celebrate football, swimming champions with parade

High School

High school girls soccer: Isley, Webb lead all-county team


Spencer awarded $10,000 to develop trails at Stanback Forest


‘Tails and Tales’ coming to library this summer


Public Records: March Deeds


Salisbury Symphony’s ‘Return to the Concert Hall’ available May 24-31