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Local

City manager decides against requesting landfill, waste collection fee increases

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — After proposing fee increases for landfill and waste collection during the city’s first budget workshop, City Manager Lane Bailey ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Thursday, May 7, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Salisbury secures $500,000 EPA grant to clean up former mill

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The former Kesler Mill site will be cleaned up through a $500,000 Environmental Protection Agency grant awarded to the ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Wednesday, May 6, 2020 2:00 pm

Local

Local legislators reflect on passage of state’s COVID-19 relief bills

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — COVID-19 relief bills went to the governor’s desk over the weekend with unanimous support and were signed into law ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Wednesday, May 6, 2020 12:00 am

Local

City Council extends application deadline for COVID-19 funds

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Salisbury City Council on Tuesday pushed back the deadline for coronavirus-focused Community Development Block Grant fund applications to ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Wednesday, May 6, 2020 12:00 am

Landis

Landis finance officer says town ‘heading in the right direction’

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com LANDIS — While presenting the financial report on Monday, Finance Officer Diane Seaford told Landis aldermen she was excited about the ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Tuesday, May 5, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

Stop the violence walk connects police with E. Lafayette Street residents

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — One week after a deadly shooting on the 900 block of E. Lafayette Street, Salisbury police returned Sunday for ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Monday, May 4, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Political notebook: Poll says North Carolinians cautious about reopening state economy

A Meredith College Poll released last week and conducted in late April showed the majority of North Carolina residents were in support of Gov. Roy ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Monday, May 4, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

Blotter: Two arrested for drugs, child abuse

SALISBURY — An East Spencer man and a Salisbury woman were arrested Friday for possessing drugs in the same place where two kids were living. ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Monday, May 4, 2020 12:00 am

Local

City Council to receive input on COVID-19 grant funding

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The City Council will meet Tuesday to discuss distribution of recently received funding intended for organizations affected by the ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Sunday, May 3, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Pastor who recovered from COVID-19 greeted with drive-thru parade

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A line of cars wrapped around the parking lot of Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church Saturday morning to welcome back ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Sunday, May 3, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Reopen protesters call for end to stay-at-home order

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY— With less than a week before the governor’s stay-at-home order is set to expire, about 20 local resident protested Saturday ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Saturday, May 2, 2020 6:00 pm

Local

Rowan County hits 50% Census response rate

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan County has reached a 50% self-response rate to the 2020 Census, and the U.S. Census Bureau wants to ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Friday, May 1, 2020 12:00 am

Coronavirus

Reopen NC rally planned Saturday in downtown Salisbury

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Local supporters of the Reopen NC movement have organized a protest 11 a.m. Saturday at the Rowan County Courthouse. ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Thursday, April 30, 2020 7:00 pm

Local

Rowan County Housing Authority receives $150,000 grant

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded the Rowan County Housing Authority a grant of $150,000. The ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Thursday, April 30, 2020 12:00 am

Local

City Council looks at proposals for cuts, fee increases in upcoming budget

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The City Council on Tuesday got its first glimpse of the 2020-2021 fiscal year budget draft from City Manager ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Wednesday, April 29, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Pat ‘Mother Blues’ Cohen uses her voice to perform acts of kindness during pandemic

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — In a greenspace separating wings of the Citadel nursing home on Monday afternoon, Pat “Mother Blues” Cohen told all ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Tuesday, April 28, 2020 12:10 am

Coronavirus

Local legislators respond to Gov. Cooper’s plan to reopen NC

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — When Gov. Roy Cooper announced a three-phase plan to reopen North Carolina’s economy last week, Rep. Julia Howard said ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Tuesday, April 28, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Political notebook: Tillis says Cooper’s plan to reopen state in line with White House guidance

U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis last week said in a statement that Gov. Roy Cooper’s three-phase plan to reopen the state’s economy is in line with ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Monday, April 27, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Local representatives predict easy votes on state’s COVID-19 bills

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The N.C. General Assembly goes into session Tuesday and will consider multiple bills to provide relief from those directly ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Sunday, April 26, 2020 12:00 am

Entertainment

The show goes on: Lee Street Theatre moves performances online

SALISBURY — Lee Street theatre’s executive director and the crew that makes its shows possible have adapted after learning performances could not go on in ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Saturday, April 25, 2020 12:00 am

Local

City apologizes for overnight RoCo Alerts calls, text messages

SALISBURY — City officials issued an apology after RoCo Alerts, a notification system to alert city and county residents about emergencies and other events, sent ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Friday, April 24, 2020 12:00 am

Coronavirus

Novant Health will begin scheduled surgeries; VA hospital plans for restart

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — After seeing the COVID-19 cases flatten in the previous 14 days, Novant Health, which operates Rowan Medical Center, will ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Friday, April 24, 2020 12:00 am

Coronavirus

Health Care Working Group finalizes COVID-19 response bills

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The state House COVID-19 Health Care Working Group will present two bills when the General Assembly goes back into ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Friday, April 24, 2020 12:00 am

Coronavirus

Local congressmen will follow senators’ lead, vote for more Paycheck Protection Program funding

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — U.S. Sens. Thom Tillis and Richard Burr on Tuesday voted to allocate additional funding to small business relief during ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Thursday, April 23, 2020 12:00 am

Local

City manager prepares council for COVID-19 impacts on budget

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City Manager Lane Bailey has prepared the council for the potential of “significant challenges” when they begin budget talks ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Thursday, April 23, 2020 12:00 am

Local

State House’s COVID-19 economic group ready to introduce legislation

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Legislators are due back to the General Assembly Tuesday, and the N.C. House’s COVID-19 Economic Support Working Group is ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Wednesday, April 22, 2020 12:00 am

Local

City to continue curbside recycling with increased cost

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Households will have to pay an extra 94 cents per month for recycling after the city council approved a ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Wednesday, April 22, 2020 12:00 am

Coronavirus

“It was my Easter”: Salem Lutheran Church pastor details recovery from COVID-19

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Maundy Thursday now has an extra meaning for Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church Pastor Dawn Rister. The Thursday before Easter, ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Tuesday, April 21, 2020 12:10 am

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