Chandler Inions, Author at Salisbury Post

BREAKING NEWS

Kannapolis train impact victim identified

KANNAPOLIS — The man killed after being struck by a train Thursday in Kannapolis has been identified. Javieon Auviance Drayton, 20, of Concord, died following ... Read more

by Chandler Inions, Friday, June 21, 2024 5:07 pm

Local

Proposed apartments draw West Square concerns

SALISBURY — On Tuesday, a development representative met at 510 South Main Street with several neighbors from the adjacent community to discuss the prospect of putting ... Read more

by Chandler Inions, Friday, June 21, 2024 12:10 am

News

Salisbury shows its Pride in upcoming festival

SALISBURY — On Saturday, Salisbury will be awash in all the colors of the rainbow as it celebrates the annual Pride Festival at Bell Tower Green. ... Read more

by Chandler Inions, Thursday, June 20, 2024 12:00 am

Local

Salisbury’s first World Refugee Day celebration holds special meaning

SALISBURY — Grace Gbunblee Knight is no stranger to the immigrant experience. A first-generation American, her family relocated to the United States from the West ... Read more

by Chandler Inions, Wednesday, June 19, 2024 12:04 am

Local

Salisbury scramble: Locals descend on nearby U.S. Open

PINEHURST — Millions watched as memories were cast against an unforgettable backdrop at the Cradle of American Golf over the weekend. While all eyes were on ... Read more

by Chandler Inions, Tuesday, June 18, 2024 12:05 am

News

Spencer approves budget, 5.5-cent tax increase

SPENCER — Amid little fanfare, the Spencer Board of Aldermen approved the budget for the upcoming fiscal year on Tuesday at town hall. The budget carries ... Read more

by Chandler Inions, Saturday, June 15, 2024 12:05 am

Landis

Landis approves budget, retains current tax rate

LANDIS — The Landis Board of Aldermen approved the budget for the upcoming fiscal year on Monday, keeping the current property tax rate where it was. ... Read more

by Chandler Inions, Thursday, June 13, 2024 12:08 am

Local

Salisbury names Jason Wilson interim utilities director

SALISBURY — Salisbury City Manager Jim Greene has named Jason Wilson, P.E., as interim director of Salisbury-Rowan Utilities (SRU), effective July 1. Wilson currently serves ... Read more

by Chandler Inions, Thursday, June 13, 2024 12:05 am

Education

Last call for applications for student, employee IDs for voting

The final application period for eligible educational institutions and government agencies to apply to have their student and employee photo IDs approved for voting purposes ... Read more

by Chandler Inions, Thursday, June 13, 2024 12:00 am

Education

Catawba awarded tree campus higher education

Catawba College News Service SALISBURY — Catawba College was honored with a 2023 Tree Campus Higher Education recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation, reaffirming its ... Read more

by Chandler Inions, Thursday, June 13, 2024 12:00 am

News

Three-day program promises only Good News: One of the largest global convention organizers will once again draw thousands to Salisbury

Submitted SALISBURY — It’s the start of summer and the Pratt family could be headed to a theme park, the beach or even visiting grandparents ... Read more

by Chandler Inions, Tuesday, June 11, 2024 12:00 am

News

Salisbury Symphony taps Wiley to lead after thorough music director search

SALISBURY — As the Salisbury Symphony navigated through its fifth decade making music, this past season proved a transformative journey. The symphony embarked on an important ... Read more

by Chandler Inions, Sunday, June 9, 2024 12:09 am

News

Spencer closes in on budget with 5.5-cent tax increase

(Update: This story has been updated to include expenditure details from the Spencer Public Works Department.) SPENCER — When the Spencer Board of Aldermen gathers on ... Read more

by Chandler Inions, Saturday, June 8, 2024 12:10 am

Local

‘Dedicated to his job’ – China Grove celebrates officer recognized for role at Carson High

China Grove Police Officer Nick Carpenter was recognized as the staff member of the year at Jesse C. Carson High School. During the regularly scheduled ... Read more

by Chandler Inions, Friday, June 7, 2024 12:10 am

China Grove

China Grove approves temp social district guidelines

CHINA GROVE — Following months of exploration on the matter, China Grove town officials took steps on Tuesday to permit open alcohol consumption at various events ... Read more

by Chandler Inions, Friday, June 7, 2024 12:05 am

Local

On the trail: Michigan gov. visits Salisbury on Biden campaign behalf

SALISBURY — Michigan’s executive made a stop in Salisbury earlier this week as part of a tour through the Tar Heel State. Governor Gretchen Whitmer ... Read more

by Chandler Inions, Thursday, June 6, 2024 12:10 am

News

China Grove budget proposal includes six-cent tax increase

CHINA GROVE — Town officials reviewed a budget on Tuesday for the upcoming fiscal year that will result in a six-cent tax increase. However, the council ... Read more

by Chandler Inions, Thursday, June 6, 2024 12:05 am

Education

St. Matthew’s Lutheran awards scholarships

St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church scholarships have been awarded for 2024-2025. The following 25 members of St. Matthew’s are recipients. All scholarships are $500 per semester ... Read more

by Chandler Inions, Thursday, June 6, 2024 12:00 am

Crime

Blotter for June 5: Salisbury woman stabbed

SALISBURY — A Salisbury woman sustained a knife wound early Monday morning which prompted a visit from the police department.  According to reports from the Salisbury ... Read more

by Chandler Inions, Wednesday, June 5, 2024 12:00 am

Crime

Robbed with his own gun

SALISBURY — A pizza delivery driver was reportedly robbed at gunpoint while on a call on Saturday. The gun in question? His. According to reports from ... Read more

by Chandler Inions, Wednesday, June 5, 2024 12:00 am

Crime

Gunshot wound ruled self-inflicted

SALISBURY — After a man showed up at the hospital with a gunshot wound, law enforcement was called in to investigate. During the course of ... Read more

by Chandler Inions, Wednesday, June 5, 2024 12:00 am

Crime

Tobacco, vape shop owner in custody for alleged online sex crimes with children

KANNAPOLIS — A Kannapolis business owner is in custody after authorities reportedly linked him to sex solicitation with a minor over the popular multimedia and ... Read more

by Chandler Inions, Monday, June 3, 2024 3:57 pm

Business

Power Curbers receives statewide continuous improvement award

SALISBURY — Power Curbers Companies was honored with the 2024 Continuous Improvement Award by the North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership for its commitment to enhancing ... Read more

by Chandler Inions, Sunday, June 2, 2024 12:00 am

BREAKING NEWS

Saturday morning fire prompts 2-alarm response

ROCKWELL — A single occupant escaped unharmed from a fiery blaze in Rockwell on Saturday. Rockwell Fire Chief Tim Linker indicated on the scene that ... Read more

by Chandler Inions, Saturday, June 1, 2024 9:26 am

Local

Rowan County honors the fallen: Annual Memorial Day celebrates service, sacrifice

SALISBURY — On an overcast morning Monday, Rowan County remembered to the men and women who donned the uniform to serve their country and have since ... Read more

by Chandler Inions, Tuesday, May 28, 2024 12:10 am

Crime

Blotter for May 28

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports • Sean Fritzgerald Roberts, 34, was charged with communicating threats and false imprisonment on May 24. • Justin David ... Read more

by Chandler Inions, Tuesday, May 28, 2024 12:00 am

Local

Learning the ropes: Outdoor setup at Catawba offers therapeutic activities for groups young and old

SALISBURY — Being outdoors makes everything better. That was the idea behind the low ropes course at Catawba College’s Healthy Aging Center (HAC), which acts ... Read more

by Chandler Inions, Saturday, May 25, 2024 12:10 am

Local

The right fit: Landis officials break ground for 51-unit apartment complex

LANDIS — Town officials and developer representatives gathered at the intersection of Mt. Moriah Church Road and West Ryder Avenue in Landis on Tuesday to celebrate ... Read more

by Chandler Inions, Thursday, May 23, 2024 12:10 am

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