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Local

Downtown pot o’ gold: Shoppers “go green” for Irish-themed First Friday

By Hugh Fisher hugh.fisher@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — It’s not St. Patrick’s Day just yet, but Friday night, downtown started the “wearin’ o’ the green” a bit ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Saturday, March 7, 2015 12:00 am

News

A home for dreams: Nazareth Children’s Home to dedicate new Fisher Cottage for young women this week

By Hugh Fisher hugh.fisher@salisburypost.com ROCKWELL – In the coming weeks, several young women will move into a new house at Nazareth Children’s Home, a place ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Saturday, January 17, 2015 12:00 am

Columns

Playing the veteran card for money

By Rodney Cress Veteran Advocate Beware of some people soliciting monies for veterans during this holiday season. There are many admirable and necessary organizations raising ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Saturday, December 13, 2014 12:00 am

Health

Ester Marsh column: Never too old

Wow, I can’t believe it is already December. I look forward to the holidays, getting together with family and friends. This holiday season, one of ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Monday, December 1, 2014 12:00 am

Local

Cavalier 5K Race for a Cure

David Leasure served as the race starter on Saturday morning as 100 runners and walkers came to North Rowan High School to support him in ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Sunday, November 23, 2014 12:00 am

Columns

David Freeze column: A visit to New Bern

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to visit New Bern on a mix of business and pleasure. During my Maine to Florida bicycle ride, ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Sunday, October 19, 2014 4:22 pm

Crime

Sketch released of suspect in Walgreens robbery

By David Purtell david.purtell@salisburypost.com SPENCER — Police have released a sketch of the suspect connected to an armed robbery at Walgreens that occurred in September. ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:50 am

Local

Posters – 10/15

• First Lady’s Day Service, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17 at Mt. Calvary Holy Church, 1400 Standish St. Guest speaker Evangelist Keisha Chapman of St. ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:49 am

News

Workshop will focus on housing laws, tenant rights

By David Purtell david.purtell@salisburypost.com Salisbury residents will have the chance to hear information about housing advocacy in the city on Thursday. The city’s Housing Advocacy ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:46 am

Check this out

‘American Pickers’ visits Rowan

By David Purtell david.purtell@salisburypost.com The crew of a popular television show was in Salisbury on Monday. The History Channel series “American Pickers” filmed an episode ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:45 am

Letters

Letters (10-15-14)

General education courses not just ‘to get out of the way’ As an educator, I read with interest the Post’s weekly Education section. I am ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:42 am

Editorials

Confidence in the economy is lacking

After the disappointments of the Bush years and the Obama years, many Americans aren’t sure where next to turn. Faith in Congress has collapsed. Faith ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:41 am

Health

Surgery in the time of Ebola

By Dr. Sherry M. Wren And Dr. Adam Kushner San Jose Mercury News Daily reports and statistics on the worsening Ebola crisis no longer shock ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:41 am

Crime

Police: Trio charged with cocaine possession

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com Authorities charged a trio with cocaine possession after receiving information and seizing .9 grams of crack cocaine from inside a vehicle. ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:40 am

Business

Explore creativity with paint-your-own pottery classes

By Susan Shinn For the Salisbury Post Interested in exploring the world of pottery, but not sure you’re ready for the wheel? Why not try ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Tuesday, October 14, 2014 3:15 am

Business

Biz briefs — Taylor responsible for new Farm Credit Express program

STATESVILLE — Vance C. Dalton Jr., CEO of Carolina Farm Credit, announced that James Taylor recently assumed responsibility for the new Farm Credit Express program. ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Tuesday, October 14, 2014 3:15 am

Business

Young business owners are part of a rising trend

By David Purtell david.purtell@salisburypost.com Last Sunday, the Post published a story focusing on two new businesses in Granite Quarry with owners who are young and ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Tuesday, October 14, 2014 3:13 am

Education

Jeanie Groh column: Challenging students to change their culture

Corriher-Lipe Middle School is taking steps to “change student culture,” according to Principal Dr. Beverly Pugh. As Megan Braun, Post intern, said last week in ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Tuesday, October 14, 2014 3:13 am

Education

New fire training facility open for business

By Jeanie Groh jeanie.groh@salisburypost.com Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s new fire and emergency training facility is officially open for business. The college celebrated the facility’s grand opening ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Tuesday, October 14, 2014 3:12 am

Education

Rowan-Cabarrus introduces college’s new mascot

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College introduced its new red-tail hawk mascot called “The Navigator” in August. The mascot was on hand Tuesday for the dedication of the ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Tuesday, October 14, 2014 3:11 am

News

Powles Funeral Home sponsors special day for World War I exhibit at Rowan Museum

By Mark Wineka mwineka@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Powles Funeral Home, Veterans Funeral Care and Carolina Cremation are inviting the public to attend an all-day opening of ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Tuesday, October 14, 2014 3:10 am

News

First same-sex couples receive marriage licenses in Rowan County

By Josh Bergeron josh.bergeron@salisburypost.com Carla Kimrey and Vonda Jenkins were given equal rights Monday. Less than 72 hours after a federal judge struck down the ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Tuesday, October 14, 2014 3:08 am

BREAKING NEWS

DJs restaurant owner cited, charged with violating city noise ordinance, says he’s being harassed

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com This past weekend marks the third arrest for DJs restaurant owner, Elias Mourouzidis. Salisbury Police charged him Saturday with misdemeanor violation ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Tuesday, October 14, 2014 3:02 am

Local

Rowan County gas prices drop below $3 per gallon

By David Purtell david.purtell@salisburypost.com Gas prices are falling below $3 in Rowan County. Several stations in the Salisbury area had prices at $2.99 a gallon ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Tuesday, October 14, 2014 3:01 am

Crime

Police: Salisbury man leads trooper, police on short chase, hits three parked cars

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com Police charged a Salisbury man after he took a trooper on a short vehicle chase, hit three parked vehicles and ran ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Tuesday, October 14, 2014 3:00 am

Columns

Cress column — Peleliu: Forgotten battle of World War II

By Rodney Cress Special to the Salisbury Post On Sept. 15, 1944, the Navy had just completed a 10-day aerial bombing of the island of ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Tuesday, October 14, 2014 2:59 am

Crime

Rockwell man charged with shooting into car

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com Authorities charged a Rockwell man who they say followed a woman from a local convenience store and fired shots into her ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Tuesday, October 14, 2014 2:59 am

News

WFAE’s Bitzer to talk politics at free community forum Oct. 21

This year’s mid-term election continues a pattern from the past few campaign cycles, most notably with North Carolina once again a crucial state in determining ... Read more

by Andy Mooney, Tuesday, October 14, 2014 2:58 am

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