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Crime

Blotter: Man charged with breaking into used car dealership, stealing Ford Mustang

SALISBURY — An 18-year-old faces charges for breaking into a used car dealership last month and stealing a Ford Mustang. Amario Deonte Hutley faces charges ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Friday, October 22, 2021 10:17 am

Crime

Woodleaf man jailed after two-county car chase

SALISBURY — A Woodleaf man was jailed Tuesday after taking Rowan County sheriff’s deputies on a chase from Julian Road, through Concord and Kannapolis and ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 9:57 am

Local

Election 2021: Bowman challenging Taylor in Rockwell mayor’s race

ROCKWELL — In the town’s mayoral race, voters will have a choice between a candidate going for 22 years in the position and a 14-year ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 12:10 am

Cleveland

Election 2021: Four candidates competing for three seats in town of Cleveland

CLEVELAND — In the 2021 town commissioners race, four candidates, all with experience in elected office, are seeking three seats. Incumbents Bryan Little, Gerald Osborne ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 12:00 am

BREAKING NEWS

Overdose call turns into homicide investigation on Ted Lane

SALISBURY — An overdose call turned into a homicide investigation Sunday after a man was found dead on a basement couch. Timothy James Long, a ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Monday, October 18, 2021 10:26 am

Crime

Court judgment requires occupants to vacate Gheen Road home, site of two murders

SALISBURY — A house at 1270 Gheen Road that’s been the site of two murders and other crimes must be vacated, with any trespassers subject ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Monday, October 18, 2021 9:50 am

Crime

Woman arrested for flashing rear end at Sheriff’s Office after previous charges overturned

SALISBURY — A Spencer woman was arrested Thursday for flashing her rear end to Rowan Sheriff’s Office employees months after the N.C. Court of Appeals ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Sunday, October 17, 2021 12:00 am

Columnists

Josh Bergeron: Memorial can help ensure pandemic isn’t lost to time

By Josh Bergeron Will we remember? Far in the future, long after anyone reading this column is gone, will reflections about COVID-19 be as divided ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Sunday, October 17, 2021 12:00 am

Crime

Cooleemee man arrested after trading gunfire with Davie County investigators in Rowan

SALISBURY — Davie County Sheriff’s Office detectives on Friday afternoon exchanged gunfire in Rowan County with a Cooleemee man, who is expected to face charges ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Friday, October 15, 2021 10:13 pm

Crime

Blotter: Man charged with trio of vehicle break-ins

SALISBURY — A 25-year-old man faces charges for breaking into vehicles at three different locations in Salisbury. Jeremiah Emmanuel Billingslea of Salisbury was charged Wednesday with ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Friday, October 15, 2021 6:10 pm

Local

Photos: Rowan deputy’s funeral procession passes through downtown Salisbury

Firefighters stood at attention and saluted, passersby stopped and took pictures and a crowd of Rowan Sheriff’s Office and courthouse workers stood solemnly Thursday afternoon ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Thursday, October 14, 2021 5:05 pm

Crime

Blotter: Woman charged with bringing 14 suboxone strips into jail

SALISBURY — A Salisbury woman was charged Tuesday with felony possession of a controlled substance in a jail or prison after she was previously booked ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Thursday, October 14, 2021 1:03 pm

Local

Lowe’s donates materials to Rowan Sheriff’s Office for K-9 officer enclosures

SALISBURY — Two Rowan County Sheriff’s Office K-9s can rest a little easier now with help from the Lowe’s store off of Faith Road. Store ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Thursday, October 14, 2021 12:00 am

Crime

Two seek medical care, 28 shell casings found after shooting near Salisbury City Park

SALISBURY — Two people sought medical care, several bullets struck a home and police found 28 total shell casings after a Monday afternoon shooting near ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 3:27 pm

Crime

Blotter: Shots fired during downtown Salisbury fight

SALISBURY — Police recovered spent shell casings early Saturday after shots were fired during a fight in downtown Salisbury. Salisbury Police responded around 2:15 a.m. ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Monday, October 11, 2021 12:36 pm

Coronavirus

Rowan County COVID-19 death toll rises to 426

SALISBURY — The COVID-19 death toll in Rowan County started last week at 414 and ended at 426 on Friday. The 12 deaths reported last ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Sunday, October 10, 2021 12:00 am

Lifestyle

With help from nonprofit, Plummers reclaim lost family time

GOLD HILL — With a little help, Merritt Plummer is finding ways to be a kid again. More than one year removed from the end ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Sunday, October 10, 2021 12:00 am

Crime

China Grove man faces 21 crimes for sex offenses involving children

SALISBURY — A China Grove man faces a litany of sex offenses for alleged crimes involving children and lasting several years. Orfanel Curiel-Perez, a 34-year-old ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Friday, October 8, 2021 10:14 am

Local

22-year-old Salisbury man who was killed in motorcycle crash identified

SALISBURY — A 22-year-old Salisbury man died last week after his motorcycle struck a Jeep that turned in front of him, according to the N.C. ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Thursday, October 7, 2021 4:25 pm

Crime

Blotter: Bullet holes found in car on Julian Road

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports: • Bullet holes were found Tuesday in an unoccupied vehicle in the 1000 block of Julian Road in Salisbury. ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Thursday, October 7, 2021 1:48 pm

Granite Quarry

Granite Quarry Fiddlers Convention returns to East Rowan High on Saturday

GRANITE QUARRY — Bluegrass music will fill the halls of East Rowan High School on Saturday as the Granite Quarry Civitan Fiddlers Convention makes a ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Thursday, October 7, 2021 12:05 am

Editorials

Editorial: Salisbury starts work on ‘social district’ proposal

The large size of Salisbury’s downtown could present a challenge for the Salisbury City Council and staff as they work through a “social district” proposal, ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Thursday, October 7, 2021 12:00 am

Crime

Blotter: Man tells Salisbury Police thieves made off with his pants, wallet

SALISBURY — A Salisbury man told police he was left without his pants and wallet after a robbery late Monday night. Police were called to the ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Wednesday, October 6, 2021 12:33 pm

Crime

Blotter: Oct. 5

In Salisbury Police reports: • A man on Monday was the victim of a larceny in the 1900 block of West Jake Alexander Boulevard. • ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 12:15 pm

Editorials

Editorial: Wireless internet among remaining items at park

Bell Tower Green Park is a hit. Even on a rainy Monday, dozens of people found time to spent in the park, particularly when the ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 12:10 am

Columnists

Sharon Randall: Best time of life

By Sharon Randall Do me a favor. Take a minute and look back over your years. Never mind how long you’ve lived. Think about it.When ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 12:00 am

Crime

Blotter: Oct. 4

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports: • A man on Thursday reported a larceny from a motor vehicle in the 200 block of Pebble Drive ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Monday, October 4, 2021 12:28 pm

Coronavirus

Number of people vaccinated in Rowan County declines after data error discovered

SALISBURY — The number of people vaccinated in Rowan County dropped by more than 10,000 on Friday after some people vaccinated here were erroneously counted ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Saturday, October 2, 2021 11:06 am

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