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Business

EPA Brownfields Assessment grant moving site redevelopment forward

SALISBURY – The City Council heard an update on the work of the Environmental Protection Agency Brownsfields Assessment grant during the meeting on Tuesday. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Thursday, January 19, 2017 12:00 am

Crime

Correction

• A headline in Friday’s paper was incorrect. An autopsy said Ferguson Claude Laurent had 10 gunshot wounds, not that he was shot 10 times. ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Wednesday, January 18, 2017 12:00 am

Business

Council ponders Fibrant’s future, may consider lease, sale

SALISBURY – The city of Salisbury will be sending out requests for proposals for Fibrant this month. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Wednesday, January 18, 2017 12:00 am

Local

Financial report to be presented at City Council meeting

SALISBURY – City Manager Lane Bailey will be presenting the 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report at Tuesday’s Salisbury City Council meeting. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Monday, January 16, 2017 12:00 am

Business

Cascades Coaching & Bodywork eases anxiety and stress in Salisbury

Cascades Coaching & Bodywork opened at 121 W. Council St., suite 201, on Oct. 1. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Sunday, January 15, 2017 12:00 am

Local

NCDOT holds public meeting for proposed road projects

SALISBURY – The public was able to ask questions and comment on two new proposed roadway projects during an open house public meeting on Thursday. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Sunday, January 15, 2017 12:00 am

Jeff Steen Trial

Sandra Steen says first statements to police cannot be believed

SALISBURY – Sandra Steen can remember how she spent her day before the attack in detail, but the testimony of the attack that she told ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Saturday, January 14, 2017 12:10 am

Jeff Steen Trial

Coroner: Furr almost immediately fell unconscious after injuries

SALISBURY – J.D. Furr would have almost immediately or within a few minutes fell unconscious from the injuries sustained in an attack that happened in ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Saturday, January 14, 2017 12:00 am

Business

Gavel passed to new chair at Rowan Chamber 91st annual gala

SALISBURY – More than 300 business and community leaders celebrated the 91st annual Rowan County Chamber of Commerce gala and awards ceremony at the Livingstone ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Friday, January 13, 2017 12:00 am

Crime

Autopsy: Laurent had 10 gunshot wounds from execution of no-knock warrant

SALISBURY – Ferguson Claude Laurent, Jr., an African American man who was shot and killed by police during the execution of a no-knock warrant in ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Thursday, January 12, 2017 10:59 am

Local

Parks and Rec department hopes to turn Ryan Street property to office space

SALISBURY – The Parks and Recreation Department hopes to use a recently acquired property for offices for maintenance staff. Read more

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

Local

Town of Spencer in good financial standing

SPENCER – The town of Spencer is doing well financially, according to an audit report. Read more

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

Local

Planning Board discusses FM radio tower for Livingstone College

SALISBURY – Livingstone College may soon have a FM radio tower on its campus. A special use permit to allow a FM radio transmission tower ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Wednesday, January 11, 2017 12:00 am

Local

Rowan Helping Ministries saw slight uptick in overnight stays over snowy weekend

SALISBURY – While the winter storm covered the county in snow, many homeless individuals and families found shelter at Rowan Helping Ministries’ Robertson-Stanback Center. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Tuesday, January 10, 2017 12:00 am

Local

Salisbury’s roads clear after snow storm

SALISBURY – Aside from a few icy patches, Salisbury’s roads were pretty much cleared of snow on Monday. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Tuesday, January 10, 2017 12:00 am

Local

Spencer next municipality to consider Declaration of Interdependence

SPENCER – The Declaration of Interdependence is making its way through the 10 communities of the county, and Spencer is next. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Monday, January 9, 2017 12:00 am

Local

Councilman Hardin working to bring Boys and Girls Club to Salisbury

SALISBURY – Councilman Kenny Hardin is working again to bring a Boys and Girls Club to the area. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Sunday, January 8, 2017 12:10 am

Business

Local stores sold out of sleds

CHINA GROVE – The search for snow sleds on Friday left many stores sled-less. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Saturday, January 7, 2017 12:10 am

Local

City Council approves rezoning for Catawba College dorm

SALISBURY – The Salisbury City Council approved a rezoning Tuesday to allow a property at the 1900 block of West Innes Street to become a ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Friday, January 6, 2017 12:05 am

Business

The Smoke Pit hopes to open by Jan. 14

SALISBURY – The process that started about a year ago hit some snags along the way, but it looks like The Smoke Pit may finally ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Thursday, January 5, 2017 12:10 am

Business

The Abbey amendment sent to special committee

SALISBURY – The Salisbury City Council decided to send an item concerning the wedding venue The Abbey to a special committee during its meeting on ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Wednesday, January 4, 2017 12:00 am

Local

City Council approves Declaration of Interdependence

SALISBURY – The Salisbury City Council adopted a Declaration of Interdependence, but not without some dissension. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Wednesday, January 4, 2017 12:00 am

Health

Local hospitals welcome first babies of 2017

SALISBURY – Congratulations to parents who brought the first babies of the new year into the world at local hospitals. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Monday, January 2, 2017 12:10 am

Local

City Council to consider Declaration of Interdependence

SALISBURY – The Salisbury City Council will be considering the adoption of a resolution to unite the 10 communities of Rowan County. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Monday, January 2, 2017 12:00 am

10 to Watch

10 to Watch: Gemale Black

Gemale Black will take over as the Salisbury-Rowan NAACP chapter president this month. He first joined the organization about two years ago and served as ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Monday, January 2, 2017 12:00 am

10 to Watch

10 to Watch: Mikey Wetzel

Mikey Wetzel made a name for himself in Salisbury after opening Go Burrito with his wife Lily in 2013. Running the restaurant became Wetzel’s full-time ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Monday, January 2, 2017 12:00 am

Local

Bell Tower heard once again at city’s New Year’s Eve event

SALISBURY – The ringing of the bell from Salisbury’s iconic Bell Tower at the corner of West Innes and South Jackson streets was heard far ... Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Sunday, January 1, 2017 12:10 am

Granite Quarry

Public enjoys colonial-style bake oven at Old Stone House Christmas celebration

GRANITE QUARRY – Visitors got a look, and a taste, of how Christmas was celebrated during the colonial days of Rowan County. Read more

by Amanda Raymond, Sunday, January 1, 2017 12:00 am

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