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Local

‘It all comes back to community’: Rowan United Way three-fourths of way through campaign

SALISBURY — Three-fourths of the way through its campaign, the Rowan County United Way is at 56.3% of its $1.5 million goal, the nonprofit reported ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Thursday, October 28, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Rowan Sheriff’s Office will hold fundraisers, grow beards to help Marsh family

SALISBURY — When the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office holds a fundraiser Wednesday to benefit the family of Master Deputy Billy Marsh, passersby may notice the ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Tuesday, October 26, 2021 6:26 pm

Crime

Blotter: Four charged with contributing to neglect of minor

SALISBURY — Four people face criminal charges in connection with the pregnancy of a 14-year-old Rowan County girl. The four — Lisa Patricia Bruner, 25; ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Tuesday, October 26, 2021 10:32 am

Crime

Juvenile shot Saturday expected to make full recovery

SALISBURY — Police say a 14-year-old boy is expected to make a full recovery after being shot Saturday afternoon on West Bank Street. The unidentified ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Monday, October 25, 2021 11:31 am

Crime

Blotter: Homeless man jailed after throwing rocks through woman’s front door

SALISBURY — Showing kindness to a homeless man resulted in two rocks thrown through a woman’s house months later. Rahjan Wesley Crawford, 29, was jailed ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Monday, October 25, 2021 11:14 am

Local

‘Stories behind these squares’: Town of Cleveland unveils country’s largest barn quilt mural, trail

CLEVELAND — The massive mural on the side of the town’s fire department is more than a collection of wooden squares, says Elsie Bennett. “There ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Sunday, October 24, 2021 12:10 am

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

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