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Amanda Raymond, Author at Salisbury Post

Lifestyle

Parks and Rec holds 21st annual Father Daughter Dance

The annual Father Daughter Dance last Saturday was sold-out in its 21st year. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Sunday, February 12, 2017 12:00 am

Business

Sisters bring 3 jem’s boutique to downtown Salisbury

3 jem’s boutique officially opened at 102 S. Main St. on Feb. 1. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Sunday, February 12, 2017 12:00 am

Business

Holiday Inn Express and Suites open for guests in Salisbury

SALISBURY — The Holiday Inn Express and Suites off of East Innes Street is now open. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Friday, February 10, 2017 12:10 am

Local

Salisbury committee on events ordinance looks to other cities for examples

SALISBURY — The special committee charged with reworking the city’s proposed event ordinance and application has found a model to use for the application. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Thursday, February 9, 2017 12:00 am

Crime

Salisbury residents again ask City Council to suspend use of no-knock warrants

SALISBURY — About 20 people spoke during public comment against the use of no-knock warrants by the Salisbury Police Department. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Wednesday, February 8, 2017 12:00 am

Local

Boy Scouts collect more than 14,000 pounds of food for local food pantries

SALISBURY — Boy Scout packs visited neighborhoods all over the county to collect food for local food pantries during the “Scouting for Food” event on ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Monday, February 6, 2017 12:10 am

Local

Council to hear financial update, report on The Abbey

SALISBURY — Lane Bailey, city manager, will present the financial report for the second quarter of this fiscal year at the City Council meeting on ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Monday, February 6, 2017 12:05 am

Education

Students compete in regional mock trial competition at Rowan County Courthouse

SALISBURY — Courtrooms at the Rowan County Courthouse were full of high school students arguing their cases for the North Carolina Advocates for Justice High ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Sunday, February 5, 2017 12:05 am

Business

Ball & Chain Co. to open retail store in downtown Salisbury

Ball & Chain Co. will hopefully open its first storefront at 105B Main St. in April. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Sunday, February 5, 2017 12:00 am

Business

Wine About Winter wine-tasting crawl sells out in its fourth year in downtown Salisbury

SALISBURY — The night was a little chilly, but it was nice and warm as the wine flowed inside the participating businesses during the fourth ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Saturday, February 4, 2017 12:10 am

Local

Community reacts to city’s request for opinion on warrants

SALISBURY — Community members have mixed feelings about the city’s decision to ask the North Carolina Attorney General’s opinion on the city’s authority over specific ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Thursday, February 2, 2017 12:00 am

Business

RowanWorks retains consulting firm for new executive director search

SALISBURY — Though still early in the process, RowanWorks, the Salisbury-Rowan County Economic Development Commission, is making progress on finding a new permanent executive director. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Thursday, February 2, 2017 12:00 am

Local

Cleanup day for future MLK Dream Park scheduled for Feb. 11

A cleanup day for the site of the future Martin Luther King, Jr. Dream Park will occur on Feb. 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Wednesday, February 1, 2017 12:00 am

Business

Spencer Board of Aldermen approves moratorium on solar farms

SPENCER — The Spencer Board of Aldermen approved a moratorium to put a 60-day hold on applications for and construction of solar energy system (SES) ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Tuesday, January 31, 2017 12:00 am

Business

United Way gives additional $10,000 to local Red Cross

The United Way Board of Directors recently approved $10,000 in emergency funding to the local American Red Cross. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Tuesday, January 31, 2017 12:00 am

Local

Oak Park Retirement residents bag a win against Catawba baseball team

SALISBURY — Laughter and cheers from a beanbag baseball game between the Catawba College Indians and Oak Park Retirement New York Yankees could be heard ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Monday, January 30, 2017 12:10 am

Business

Chamber works with RSS to organize Groundhog Job Shadow Day

SALISBURY — Inspired by Groundhog Day, the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce worked with the Rowan-Salisbury School System to organize the first Groundhog Job Shadow ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Monday, January 30, 2017 12:10 am

Business

James A. Davis selected as 2017 Super Lawyer

SALISBURY — James A. Davis, of Davis & Davis Attorneys at Law, has been selected as a 2017 Super Lawyer. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Sunday, January 29, 2017 12:00 am

Local

Spencer Board of Aldermen calls special meeting to discuss delaying solar farms

SPENCER — The Spencer Board of Aldermen have called a special meeting to discuss delaying the application and construction of solar energy system sites and ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Sunday, January 29, 2017 12:00 am

Business

Professional fighter brings kickboxing studio to downtown Salisbury

Rodney Wallace has opened Kickfit, a kickboxing studio, in downtown Salisbury. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Saturday, January 28, 2017 12:00 am

Local

Vision 2020 Comprehensive Plan steering committee talks priorities

SALISBURY — The steering committee for updating Salisbury’s Comprehensive Plan came together with czb, a planning firm, to discuss the plan’s broad priorities on Thursday. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Friday, January 27, 2017 12:00 am

Business

Tickets selling fast for fourth annual Wine About Winter

SALISBURY — The fourth annual Wine About Winter event is quickly approaching, and the tickets are going just as fast. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Thursday, January 26, 2017 12:00 am

Business

Emma’s restaurant to be featured on ‘N.C. Weekend’

SALISBURY — A well-known Salisbury restaurant will be featured on the television show North Carolina Weekend on Thursday night. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Wednesday, January 25, 2017 3:04 pm

Business

Community members say sending out RFPs for Fibrant is right move

SALISBURY — Sending out requests for proposals may not be a cure-all for Fibrant’s debt, but community members said it was a step in the ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Sunday, January 22, 2017 12:10 am

Business

Capstone Recovery Center continues to help women kick addictions

Capstone will be holding its fifth annual You are Precious in His Eyes fundraiser benefit on Feb. 4 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Sunday, January 22, 2017 12:01 am

Business

Collectivity the Comic Shop reopens in Granite Quarry

GRANITE QUARRY – Collectivity the Comic Shop is back open in Granite Quarry. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Sunday, January 22, 2017 12:00 am

Business

Legislators talk priorities at chamber breakfast

SALISBURY – Attendees heard some of the priorities of state legislators during the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce’s State Legislative Breakfast at Trinity Oaks on ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Friday, January 20, 2017 12:05 am

Local

Committee discusses simplifying events ordinance

SALISBURY – Simplification and education were the two things people said were needed in the proposed events application during a committee meeting on Wednesday. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Friday, January 20, 2017 12:00 am

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