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Collegiate Honors

The following students from Rowan County were named to the Dean’s List at High Point University:

Olivia Gardner, of China Grove

Madilynn Every, of Kannapolis

Robin Every, of Kannapolis

Xaviaer Freeman, of Kannapolis

Julianna Gentile, of Kannapolis

Angela Haynes, of Rockwell

Hannah Julian, of Salisbury

Tyler Seamon, of Salisbury

Bonnie Showfety, of Salisbury

February Koontz Elementary “Paw”some Panthers of the Month

Pre-K: Lauren Buckner, Dereon Mitchell.

Kindergarten: Jordan James, Pedro Sanchez, Princetyn Johnson,. Ta-Meyah Russell, Berkley Davis, Adriany Guerra-Montenegro, Karla Hernandez- Medrano, Austin Ortiz-Jimenez.

First grade: Alexandra Garcia, Bisshop Allen, Jamari Chappell, Camila Ovando, Yanely Serrano, Joshua Ortiz-Gonzalez, Berkley Davis, Adriany Guerra-Montenegro.

Second grade: Zariah Brown, Ethan Taylor, Marcus Hayes Jr., I’Dassey Phillips, Hunter Haussman-Casper, JeanCarlo Temich.

Third grade: Ryan Eldridge, Ava Zimmerman, Milagros Gonzalez-Pacheco, Treyquan Williams, Ke’Mareo Roseborough-Bost, Axel Bautista Mora, Josie Albright, Ka’Leah Phillips.

Fourth grade: Shatora Clark, Erika Pacheco Ortega, Jasmine White, Roxana Figueora.

Fifth grade: Jaden Banks, Katherine Garcia, Joselyn Mosqueda-Saavedra, Christian Phillips.

Millbridge Elementary February Good Citizens

Kindergarten: Kevin Munoz Solis, Easton White, Kaiden Beach, Jalynn Phiffer, Olivia Conner and Thorn Fowler.

First grade: Presley Konecny, Connor Mezuk, Brylan Fisher, Yoselin Gutierrez Arroyo, Harrison Ezell and Christopher Tabor.

Second grade: Jagger Atteberry, Jacob Parker, Nathan Quiterio, Ava Masingo, Davis Robbins, Hunter Moore, Tyler Vandine and Nathan Simmons.

Third grade: Ava Nail, Emmaline Boswell Birmingham, Estella Escobedo, Luke Coleman, Skyler Mullis, Kash Thompson, Hudson Sechler and Jaxson Maykrantz.

Fourth grade: Joseph Carlton, Tucker Newberry, Alex Jopin, Jaxson Presley, Tyler Whilhoit and Joshua Murray.

Fifth grade: Kierra Shulenburger, Lilliah Craig, Aubrey Wright, Jeremy Haney, Emma Bridges, Wyatt Walker, Dalton Mullis and Jacob McClure.



High School

North Rowan romps into second round of football playoffs


FBI had interviewed former FedEx employee who killed eight


Gastonia man sentenced for crash into restaurant that killed his daughter, daughter-in-law


Some call for charges after video of police shooting 13-year-old in Chicago


State unemployment rate falls to 5.2% in March


NASCAR approach to virus vaccine varies greatly


Judge rejects Cherokee challenge against new casino in Kings Mountain


Jackson tops NC Senate fundraising; Walker coffers also full


Kiwanis Pankcake Festival serves thousands of flapjacks for charity


Rowan remains in state’s middle, yellow tier for COVID-19 community spread


Blotter: Man faces sexual exploitation charge for images on Instagram


Defendant convicted in attempted murder case on the run after fleeing from trial


Downtown Gateway Building to be renamed for late Paul Fisher


Rowan County COVID-19 data for April 15


Rep. Warren’s bill would prohibit parking in electric vehicle charging stations


Historic Preservation Commission approves Integro Technologies expansion, Paint the Pavement project


Faith Academy, RSS will negotiate over what goes, stays in elementary school


Teacher killed in Alamance County shootout with Mexican drug cartel


Bill would give more tax breaks on COVID-19 loans


No response as divers knock on capsized ship’s hull


Quotes of the week


Blotter: Man found on church property with litany of drugs


Man charged in connection to 2019 overdose death


‘It’s our big time’: Salisbury Farmers Market reopens Saturday