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Local

O Christmas tree, wherever shall we ditch you?

By Amanda Raymond amanda.raymond@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – As the holidays wind down, some may be wondering what to do with old Christmas trees, electronics and other ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Thursday, December 29, 2016 12:00 am

Business

Southern Spirit Gallery to close Saturday

SALISBURY – The last day for Southern Spirit Gallery, which has been at 102 S. Main St. since 2009, will be Dec. 31. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Thursday, December 29, 2016 12:00 am

Business

Rowan taking off? Businesses lost, gained and still to come

SALISBURY – This year was a busy one for the business scene in the county. Some businesses closed their doors, others opened them and others ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Wednesday, December 28, 2016 12:00 am

Local

Downtown Salisbury shoppers share favorite Christmas gifts

SALISBURY – From new electronics to just spending time with family, people spending their day after Christmas in downtown Salisbury seemed appreciative of the gifts ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Tuesday, December 27, 2016 12:05 am

Lifestyle

Salisbury native Eleanor Greene becomes president of NC Medical Board

After joining the North Carolina Medical Board in 2010, Eleanor Greene was sworn in as president of the board in November. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Sunday, December 25, 2016 12:00 am

Local

West Rowan High School band performs mini concert for Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign

A group from the West Rowan High School Band played a mini Christmas concert outside of Old Navy, at 385 Faith Road, to help the ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Friday, December 23, 2016 12:05 am

Health

Novant Health and YMCA team up to offer free weight loss program

SALISBURY – Novant Health Rowan Medical Center and the YMCA of Rowan County have partnered to offer a free weight loss program to bring in ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Friday, December 23, 2016 12:00 am

Business

Packages centers busy; only a few shipping days left before Christmas

By Amanda Raymond amanda.raymond@salisburypost.com LEXINGTON – Amy-Ruth Hallett, owner of The UPS Store in Lexington and two other stores, said just about all the customers ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Wednesday, December 21, 2016 12:00 am

Local

Spencer Board of Aldermen calls special meeting

SPENCER – The Spencer Board of Aldermen have called a special meeting for Wednesday, Dec. 21. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Tuesday, December 20, 2016 12:00 am

Business

Innospec Cares donates $25,000 to nonprofits, programs in local areas

SPENCER – A new program from Innospec has allowed the local company to donate more than $25,000 to nonprofits and programs in the Rowan County ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Monday, December 19, 2016 12:00 am

Local

New Year’s Eve Gala to benefit Prevent Child Abuse Rowan

Jacques “Jack” Belliveau is hosting the second annual Jacques’ New Year’s Eve Gala on Dec. 31 at 9 p.m. at Lee Street Theatre, 329 N. ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Sunday, December 18, 2016 12:00 am

Business

Out-of-town visitors help economic impact of “Polar Express Ride”

By Amanda Raymond amanda.raymond@salisburypost.com SPENCER – In its third year, the “Polar Express Train Ride” has quickly become a holiday season staple for families in ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Sunday, December 18, 2016 12:00 am

Local

NAACP banquet speaker encourages crowd to move forward without fear

SALISBURY – With a new theme of “Forward Together Not One Step Back,” the Salisbury-Rowan branch of the NAACP hosted the Freedom Fund Banquet at ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Saturday, December 17, 2016 12:00 am

Business

Food Lion donates 150 bags of food to Main Street Mission

CHINA GROVE – Food Lion continued its mission to help feed the local community by donating bags full of holiday meal ingredients at Main Street ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Saturday, December 17, 2016 12:00 am

Business

Construction begins for new Zaxby’s on Jake Alexander Boulevard

SALISBURY – Zaxby’s restaurant will be expanding its footprint in Salisbury by adding a second location at 1030 Jake Alexander Blvd. W. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Friday, December 16, 2016 12:10 am

Local

Spencer’s town manager completes Leading for Results course

SPENCER – Reid Walters, Spencer’s town manager, has completed the 2016 Leading for Results course at the University of North Carolina School of Government. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Friday, December 16, 2016 12:00 am

Business

Rev. Richard Joyner encourages unity to solve community issues

SALISBURY – Everything a community needs to improve can be found in that community, according to Power in Partnership breakfast speaker Rev. Richard Joyner. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Thursday, December 15, 2016 11:34 am

Local

Spencer Board of Aldermen approve golf cart use

SPENCER – The Spencer Board of Aldermen has approved an ordinance to approve the use of golf carts on Spencer’s streets. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Thursday, December 15, 2016 12:00 am

Business

N.C. auto industry off-limits for Auto House owners

SALISBURY – The owners of Auto House will not be allowed to be involved with any motor vehicle dealerships in the state, according to a ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Wednesday, December 14, 2016 12:08 pm

Local

Miss North Carolina visits Hefner VA Medical Center

SALISBURY – The veterans at the Hefner VA Medical Center received a special visit from Miss North Carolina on Tuesday. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Wednesday, December 14, 2016 12:05 am

Local

More than 30 gather to discuss proposed Remedial Action Program

By Amanda Raymond amanda.raymond@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – More than 30 community members attended a public forum to discuss a proposed Remedial Action Program on Monday. The ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Tuesday, December 13, 2016 12:00 am

Local

Spencer Board of Aldermen to consider golf cart ordinance

SPENCER – The issue of golf carts on Spencer’s streets is back on the agenda for Tuesday’s meeting. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Monday, December 12, 2016 12:10 am

Business

The Brown Eyed Suzy adds to vintage shops downtown

Fuller is the owner of The Brown Eyed Suzy at 113 W. Innes. The shop sells handmade vintage and vintage-inspired furniture, home décor, art, clothing, ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Sunday, December 11, 2016 12:05 am

Business

Downtown Salisbury, Inc. launches mobile app

SALISBURY – Now Downtown Salisbury, Inc. events and notifications can be sent straight to mobile devices. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Sunday, December 11, 2016 12:00 am

Business

Auto House of Salisbury posts for sale sign in front of empty lot

SALISBURY – Auto House of Salisbury now has an empty lot and a for sale sign in front of its business. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Sunday, December 11, 2016 12:00 am

Business

Biz briefs 12/11

Business relocations Three businesses are in or will soon be in new locations downtown. The Lettered Lily The Lettered Lily Design Studio is a business ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Sunday, December 11, 2016 12:00 am

Local

Santa and the Grinch antique fire truck rides going on today

Santa and the Grinch Antique Fire Truck Rides will take place Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in front of the Visitors Center at ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Saturday, December 10, 2016 12:00 am

Business

Rufty’s Garden Shop to host Holiday Giveback on Dec. 10

SALISBURY – Rufty's Garden Shop, at 1335 W. Innes St., will be giving back to a local nonprofit organization on Dec. 10. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Friday, December 9, 2016 12:00 am

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