Brad Dountz, Author at Salisbury Post

Kannapolis

Kannapolis approves sites for Olympic training facilities

KANNAPOLIS — The Kannapolis City Council approved an amendment to sell city-owned property and an option to sell an additional 15-acre parcel that could eventually ... Read more

by Brad Dountz, Wednesday, November 30, 2022 12:04 am

Local

Swanee Theatre looks to the past to make something special for the future

KANNAPOLIS — If you’re walking down the street in downtown Kannapolis, you might see a black 1941 Ford automobile parked casually outside of a theater ... Read more

by Brad Dountz, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 12:07 am

Local

‘Tis the Season Spectacular rings in the holiday season

SALISBURY — Once again, the ‘Tis the Season Spectacular rolled through Main Street this year to an eager, festive crowd of people that were there ... Read more

by Brad Dountz, Sunday, November 27, 2022 12:10 am

Local

Holiday Helpers Program a chance for kids to celebrate

SALISBURY — The Terrie Hess Child Advocacy Center is having its 2022 Holiday Helper Program this year to assist kids who have been victims of ... Read more

by Brad Dountz, Wednesday, November 23, 2022 12:05 am

Local

In a pickle on what to do? Try pickleball at Hall Gym

SALISBURY — You may have heard of pickleball, but do you actually know what it is or how to play? A good place to find ... Read more

by Brad Dountz, Tuesday, November 22, 2022 12:10 am

Local

The YMCA opens pickleball courts and helps raise money for a great cause

SALISBURY — The J.F. Hurley Family YMCA held its “Christmas Happiness” food drive and fundraiser on Saturday. This also coincided with the opening of their ... Read more

by Brad Dountz, Tuesday, November 22, 2022 12:05 am

Business

Spreading Hope: Salisbury native using renovation efforts to help women improve their lives

Nora El-Khouri Spencer is on a mission. Since 2020, the Salisbury native has been traveling around North Carolina and speaking on national television to help ... Read more

by Brad Dountz, Sunday, November 20, 2022 12:10 am

Business

40 years of painting: Billy Woodie was helping out when was 14, then started his own business

SALISBURY — Billy Woodie likes to keep things simple. For 40 years, Woodie has owned and operated Woodie’s Painting Inc. in Salisbury for a loyal ... Read more

by Brad Dountz, Sunday, November 20, 2022 12:01 am

Local

City of Salisbury thanks volunteers

SALISBURY —  The Salisbury City Council held a special thank you reception for volunteers on boards and commissions Wednesday night at city hall. Volunteers from ... Read more

by Brad Dountz, Friday, November 18, 2022 12:00 am

Local

Salisbury City Council approves Parking Pilot Program for downtown

SALISBURY — The Salisbury City Council approved the Downtown Parking Pilot Program, where the city will lease out parking spots around the downtown area to ... Read more

by Brad Dountz, Thursday, November 17, 2022 12:05 am

Local

Timeframe extended for sale of The Plaza

SALISBURY — The timeline to submit proposals to purchase The Plaza in downtown Salisbury has been extended to Jan. 9, 2023. Last month, the city ... Read more

by Brad Dountz, Wednesday, November 16, 2022 12:02 am

Local

Salisbury’s Forward 2040 plan ready for public feedback

SALISBURY — The city of Salisbury’s Forward 2040: Salisbury’s Framework for Growth, a plan that will act as a blueprint for the city’s economic and ... Read more

by Brad Dountz, Wednesday, November 16, 2022 12:01 am

Business

Fun Factory off to a promising start

SALISBURY — Since The Fun Factory officially opened its doors on Oct. 29, owner Marianna Riley Jarrett has been surprised by Salisbury’s reaction to the ... Read more

by Brad Dountz, Sunday, November 13, 2022 12:00 am

Business

Women in Business highlights the arts and connections

By Brad Dountz brad.dountz@salisburypost.com SALISBURY —  The Rowan County Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business program held a monthly event Thursday night at the Center ... Read more

by Brad Dountz, Sunday, November 13, 2022 12:00 am

Local

Mayor Alexander makes a Veterans Day trip to TerraBella Salisbury

SALISBURY— Mayor Karen Alexander visited TerraBella Salisbury for Veterans Day to honor those at the assisted living facility who have served in the military. Alexander ... Read more

by Brad Dountz, Sunday, November 13, 2022 12:00 am

Elections

Ford easily defeats Morgan for NC State Senate seat

Incumbent Republican State Sen. Carl Ford easily defeated Democratic challenger and political newcomer Tangela Lucy Horn Morgan on Tuesday and will again represent District 33. ... Read more

by Brad Dountz, Tuesday, November 8, 2022 10:40 pm

Local

Update: Walk to End Alzheimer’s raises over $46,000

KANNAPOLIS — More than 350 people joined the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s Rowan-Cabarrus in the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease at Atrium Health Ballpark on ... Read more

by Brad Dountz, Tuesday, November 8, 2022 12:04 am

Local

Litter Forum seeks ways to clean up Salisbury

SALISBURY — The Neighborhood Leaders Alliance held a Litter Forum at the Salisbury Civic Center on Wednesday night to help come up with solutions to ... Read more

by Brad Dountz, Friday, November 4, 2022 12:04 am