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Natalie Anderson, Author at Salisbury Post

Local

Bike accommodations, parking continue to be points of discussion in proposed Downtown Main Street plan

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — At the fifth of at least eight public input meetings scheduled for the proposed multi-phased Downtown Main Street Plan, ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Friday, January 22, 2021 12:00 am

Local

City will consider moratorium on new local historic landmarks

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Salisbury City Council on Tuesday will consider putting a temporary halt to giving new structures “historic landmark status” ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Thursday, January 21, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Accommodating cyclists among concerns for Downtown Main Street Plan

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — As the city continues to gather public input for a multi-phased Downtown Main Street Plan, some locals say the ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 12:00 am

Local

City approves wish list of 2021 projects, priorities

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Funding for the Empire Hotel project, the Dixonville-Lincoln Memorial, waste reduction, affordable housing and innovative policing initiatives are on ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 12:00 am

Local

City to hear priorities for 2021 Federal Action Plan, approve use of $200,000 HUD grant

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City council members today will consider its 2021 Federal Action Plan and formally approve a plan to use a ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 12:00 am

News

Political Notebook: Rep. Sasser to chair NC House Health committee in second term

RALEIGH — Rowan County’s three Republican representatives will serve on numerous committees for the 2021-22 legislative session, with Rep. Wayne Sasser serving as N.C. House ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Monday, January 18, 2021 2:20 pm

Local

Local lawmakers talk priorities for 2020-21 legislative session

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The pandemic, health care, budget and redistricting will be among the top priorities this legislative session, but local lawmakers ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, January 17, 2021 12:10 am

News

Former, current congressmen for Rowan County opposed second impeachment

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Two North Carolina congressmen who voted to contest Electoral College votes cast for President-Elect Joe Biden on Jan. 6 ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, January 17, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Pedestrian safety among concerns in latest public input for Downtown Main Street plan

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The latest round of public input on a proposed two-phased Downtown Main Street plan includes concerns that too little ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Friday, January 15, 2021 10:49 pm

Elections

Former congressional candidate creates petition calling for Rep. Budd, other Republicans to be removed from office

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rep. Ted Budd’s former Democratic challenger Scott Huffman created a petition this week calling for Budd and six other ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Friday, January 15, 2021 12:00 am

Health

County health data show department visits, clients served cut in half

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The number of visits made to the Rowan County Health Department for services from July to December amounts to ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Thursday, January 14, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

County talks about best methods of vaccination distribution

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — County officials say they will look into and consider implementing a mix of appointments and first-come, first-served events for ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:14 am

Landis

Town of Landis receives recommendations for three-year plan to improve roads

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com LANDIS — Aldermen on Monday received a recommendation from a surveying firm about future road improvement projects for nearly two dozen ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

Four new COVID-19 deaths reported in Rowan; outbreak at the Laurels declared over

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — County health officials on Tuesday reported four additional COVID-19 deaths among people outside of local congregate care facilities. There ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 3:36 pm

Local

Cheerwine Festival moved to September in hopes of reduced COVID restrictions

SALISBURY — With the hope of reduced COVID-19 restrictions by the summer, the 2021 Cheerwine Festival has been rescheduled for Sept. 18 in hopes of ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 2:52 pm

Coronavirus

County expects new shipment of vaccine later this week after crowd at drive-thru exhausts supply

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Though the first day of COVID-19 vaccinations at the West End Plaza was cut short after hundreds of locals ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Monday, January 11, 2021 1:28 pm

News

Political Notebook: Sen. Carl Ford to serve as co-chair of two Senate committees

In addition to his new role as the Republican joint caucus leader, Sen. Carl Ford will co-chair two committees and serve as a member of ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, January 10, 2021 11:28 pm

Elections

Local Republicans condemn riots at Capitol, say ‘plenty of blame to go around’

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — While local Republicans, including two of Rowan County’s lawmakers, condemn the violent insurrection that erupted from a mob of ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, January 10, 2021 12:05 am

News

Breakdown of COVID-19 vaccination phases

Phase 1a: Health care workers directly working with COVID-19 patients and administering vaccine, long-term care staff and residents Phase 1b: Adults aged 75+, essential frontline ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, January 10, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

Three additional COVID-19 deaths make 13 this week in Rowan County

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — County health officials on Friday reported three additional COVID-19 deaths during an exceptionally deadly week during which more than ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Friday, January 8, 2021 4:04 pm

Elections

North Carolina lawmakers continue condemnation, clarify objections to election results

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — North Carolina congressmen on Thursday continued to condemn a violent riot at the U.S. Capitol and clarify their positions ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Friday, January 8, 2021 12:00 am

Local

City’s audit shows improvements in Broadband Services Fund

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The city’s financial audit for the 2019-20 fiscal year shows that, while the city’s fiber-optic network fund remains in ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Friday, January 8, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

County reports record eight deaths as positivity rate climbs above 10%

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The state of COVID-19 continues to worsen in Rowan County as health officials reported eight deaths on Thursday along ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Thursday, January 7, 2021 4:44 pm

Coronavirus

Health Department draws crowd as COVID-19 vaccinations begin for people older than 75

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A crowd of cars carrying locals flocked to the Rowan County Health Department on Wednesday, patiently awaiting an injection ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Thursday, January 7, 2021 12:10 am

Local

Parking recommendations, sufficient input among concerns about Downtown Main Street plan

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Locals on Wednesday expressed a concern for parking availability and insufficient input from local business owners on during the ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Thursday, January 7, 2021 12:00 am

Elections

North Carolina lawmakers in Washington contest elections results, condemn violence following riot at Capitol

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com WASHINGTON — Members of Congress were prepared to meet in a joint session on Wednesday to count Electoral College votes following ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 9:05 pm

Local

City plans to use federal HUD grant for rent and utility assistance, homelessness prevention, but still open for public input

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Following recommendations from staff, the city plans to use a $200,000 federal grant for public services, homelessness prevention, rent ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

County reports five COVID-19 deaths

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — County health officials on Tuesday reported five COVID-19 deaths, with three among local congregate care facilities and two among ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, January 5, 2021 5:13 pm

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