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Catawba College honors employees for length of service

SALISBURY — Catawba College took a moment Monday to recognize people who have worked for the institution for ... Read more | Add your comment

High school football: Clay hopes for big senior season

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — For Salisbury senior defensive lineman Isaiah “Zae” Clay, this is the best ... Read more | Add your comment

Ask Us: Readers ask about legality of begging in Salisbury, Dominion voting machines

Editor’s note: Ask Us is a weekly feature published online Mondays and in print on Tuesdays. We’ll seek to ... Read more | Add your comment

Frustrated and confused by COVID-19 restrictions, local bar owners near breaking point

SALISBURY — Last year, Chris Ostle felt like he was on top of the world. The Fish Bowl, ... Read more | Add your comment

Cleveland

Cleveland Police charge woman with attempted murder after Sunday night shooting

CLEVELAND — Cleveland Police have charged a Salisbury woman with attempted first-degree murder following a Sunday night shooting at an apartment complex. The shooting occurred ... Read more | Add your comment

by Shavonne Potts.

Coronavirus

COVID-19 cases in Rowan continue to surge after 50 new cases added; 19% of total cases active

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — COVID-19 cases continue to surge in Rowan County, with at least 50 cases having been reported each day for ... Read more | Add your comment

by Natalie Anderson.

Local

Salisbury City Council to consider contract for street paving

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City council members on Tuesday will consider a nearly $400,000 contract for street paving in Salisbury along with a ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 12:00 am

Editorials

Editorial: Be consistent in application of restrictions

This year has been challenging for businesses of all types, especially businesses whose revenue has fallen off a cliff because of COVID-19 restrictions or lockdowns. ... Read more

by Salisbury Post Editorial Board, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Helen, Ralph Brown contribute to Christmas Happiness to help people in need

SALISBURY — Helen and Ralph Brown donate to The Post’s Christmas Happiness fund each year. This year, they did so, donating $200, in honor of ... Read more

by Carl Blankenship, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 12:00 am

Columnists

Gary Pearce: ‘Defund the police’ undid the Democrats

By Gary Pearce In science and philosophy, it’s called “Occam’s Razor:” the problem-solving principle that the simplest explanation is usually the right one. The rule ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 12:00 am

Columnists

Ada Fisher: All Trumped out after 2020

By Ada Fisher By now, most on the opposite side who tried to impale President Trump by media, “opinionitis” and any other way imaginable can’t ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 12:00 am

College

College football: App State game set for ESPN on Friday night

    From App State Sports Information BOONE, N.C. — Friday’s Sun Belt Conference showdown between App State (7-2, 5-1 SBC) and No. 20 Louisiana (8-1, ... Read more

by Post Sports, Monday, November 30, 2020 9:54 pm

College

College football: Charlotte cancels Tuesday’s game

  From Charlotte 49ers Sports Information Charlotte — Charlotte has announced that it has cancelled Tuesday’s Conference USA East Division football game with WKU as ... Read more

by Post Sports, Monday, November 30, 2020 9:48 pm

Local

Salisbury Police investigating accidental shooting at apartment building

SALISBURY — Salisbury Police are investigating an incident where a local man appears to have accidentally shot himself in the face Thursday afternoon. Salisbury Police ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Monday, November 30, 2020 1:19 pm

Crime

Blotter: Salisbury man arrested on felony counts of trafficking

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man was arrested last week on two felony counts of trafficking methamphetamine. The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Monday, November 30, 2020 1:14 pm

Local

Motorcyclist airlifted following wreck on Jake Alexander Boulevard Sunday

SALISBURY — A motorcyclist was airlifted to the hospital Sunday afternoon following a crash with a van on Jake Alexander Boulevard. Around 4 p.m. on ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Monday, November 30, 2020 10:51 am

Elections

Political Notebook: Senate Republicans disagree with Cooper administration halting CARES Act spending

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com RALEIGH — Nearly 30 N.C. Senate Republicans in a letter sent to Gov. Roy Cooper last week expressed their disagreement with ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Monday, November 30, 2020 2:44 am

College

College basketball: Richmond knocks off Kentucky

Richmond’s Blake Francis By GARY B. GRAVES AP Sports Writer LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Richmond could hardly have played worse in the first half Sunday, ... Read more

by Post Sports, Monday, November 30, 2020 12:38 am

Sports

NFL: Packers pound Bears in Sunday night matchup

By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers threw four touchdown passes and the Green Bay Packers beat the slumping ... Read more

by Post Sports, Monday, November 30, 2020 12:33 am

Sports

NFL: Sunday’s capsules

By The Associated Press NFL roundup … TITANS 45, COLTS 26 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Derrick Henry battered the NFL’s second-stingiest defense for 140 yards and ... Read more

by Post Sports, Monday, November 30, 2020 12:29 am

Sports

Big offense propels N.C. State in 108-70 romp

By Bob Sutton Associated Press RALEIGH — Elissa Cunane scored 17 points to lead six players in double figures for No. 8 North Carolina State ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, November 29, 2020 9:21 pm

Sports

Hornets acquire Gordon Hayward, 2 draft picks from Celtics

CHARLOTTE (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets have acquired forward Gordon Hayward and unprotected 2023 and 2024 second-round draft picks from the Boston Celtics in exchange ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, November 29, 2020 9:17 pm

Sports

Bridgewater, Panthers leave Minnesota with frustrating loss

By Dave Campbell AP Pro Football Writer MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings had just given them the gift of a muffed punt, and the Carolina ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, November 29, 2020 9:15 pm

College

AP Top 25: No. 1 Alabama leads locked-in top 8 for 4th week

By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer Alabama is the unanimous No. 1 again in The Associated Press college football poll as the top ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, November 29, 2020 9:11 pm

Local

Biden fractures foot while playing with dog, to wear a boot

By Alexandra Jaffe Associated Press WILMINGTON, Del. — President-elect Joe Biden fractured his right foot while playing with one of his dogs, an injury discovered ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, November 29, 2020 9:04 pm

Crime

Blotter: Passenger in chase that ended downtown charged with possessing stolen vehicle

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Granite Quarry man who was the passenger in a vehicle chase that ended in downtown Salisbury now faces ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Sunday, November 29, 2020 9:00 pm

Elections

Republican volunteers say ‘passion’ drove victories across the ballot

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — With an election characterized by face masks, social distancing and longer hours, local Republicans say volunteering this year was ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, November 29, 2020 12:05 am

News

Peppermint partnership: N.C. State’s Food Science Club manufactures ice cream toppings at Research Campus

By Susan Shinn Turner For the Salisbury Post Bummed that you didn’t get Howling Cow ice cream at the N.C. State Fair this fall? Yeah, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, November 29, 2020 12:05 am

College

Wolfpack’s second-half comeback sinks Syracuse

By Mark Frank Associated Press SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Four quarterback sacks. Six tackles for loss. One safety. An interception. A 98-yard kickoff return. Trailing 22-14 ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, November 29, 2020 12:00 am

College

No. 9 Duke stops Coppin State in basketball opener

Associated Press DURHAM — Freshman Jalen Johnson had 19 points, 19 rebounds and four blocks to help No. 9 Duke overcome a turnover-filled performance and ... Read more

by Post Sports, Sunday, November 29, 2020 12:00 am

Business

Biz Roundup: Salisbury-Rowan utilities honored for exceeding drinking water standards

SALISBURY — Salisbury-Rowan Utilities was recently honored for exceeding federal and state drinking water standards for 2019. The water and wastewater provider for the city ... Read more

by Ben Stansell, Sunday, November 29, 2020 12:00 am