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Natalie Anderson, Author at Salisbury Post

Local

City, Bell Tower Green Inc. sign agreement formally handing over maintenance responsibilities

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City Council members on Friday formally authorized an agreement with Bell Tower Green, Inc. to assume the responsibility of ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Saturday, October 23, 2021 12:23 am

Local

City to purchase, replace floating aerator devices for wastewater treatment

SALISBURY — The city has authorized the purchase of four floating aerator devices for a little more than $188,000 as part of five-year plan to ... Read more

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

Elections

Council candidates discuss city’s handling of ‘Fame’ relocation, protesting, pandemic

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — While City Council candidate opinions differ, they mostly say council members made the best decisions possible when relocating “Fame,” ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Thursday, October 21, 2021 12:10 am

Local

Salisbury-Rowan NAACP President Gemale Black seeking state branch’s top spot

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury-Rowan NAACP President Gemale Black is on the ballot this weekend to “reset, restart and refocus” the North Carolina ... Read more

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

Elections

Rowan Board of Elections criticized for debating replacement of poll supervisor

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Local residents criticized the Rowan County Board of Elections Tuesday for publicly discussing the replacement of an elections supervisor ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 12:10 am

Local

Firms hoping to lead Salisbury manager search will make pitches to council members Friday

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City Council members will have a public meeting Friday morning to hear presentations from two firms interested in assisting ... Read more

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

News

Council to discuss potential changes to Downtown Revitalization Incentive grant program

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com  SALISBURY — Council members today will discuss proposed changes to the city’s Downtown Revitalization Incentive grant program, which has helped infuse ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 12:10 am

News

Public safety, city manager, economy: Mayoral candidates Alexander, Heggins discuss city’s biggest issues

SALISBURY — While Mayor Karen Alexander has campaigned on her ability to obtain resources in her work with coalitions across the state, Mayor Pro Tem ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 12:10 am

Elections

Political Notebook: Rowan Democratic Party makes endorsements for municipal races

The Rowan County Democratic Party has endorsed registered Democrats on the ballot for this year’s municipal elections, which are nonpartisan. Early voting is underway in ... Read more

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

News

Election 2021: Candidates in East Spencer hoping to continue moving town forward

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — Candidates seeking election in East Spencer say they want to be part of leading a town that’s “on ... Read more

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

News

Election 2021: Candidates detail their visions, goals if elected to Salisbury City Council

SALISBURY — While most candidates seeking Salisbury City Council agree that hiring a city manager, combating crime and further development are major priorities for the ... Read more

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

Local

Snyder promoted to deputy city clerk

SALISBURY — Connie Snyder, an employee with the city of Salisbury for a decade, has been promoted to deputy city clerk. Snyder begins her new ... Read more

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

Elections

Salisbury council candidates list crime reduction, hiring a new city manager among city’s top priorities

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Candidates in Salisbury’s city council race discussed their perceptions of the biggest priorities for the city, including crime reduction ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Friday, October 15, 2021 7:04 pm

Elections

Salisbury mayoral candidates Alexander, Heggins talk leadership style during Chamber of Commerce forum

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Mayor Karen Alexander and Mayor Pro Tem Al Heggins, who are both running in the city’s first mayoral race, ... Read more

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

Elections

Early voting begins today. Here’s what voters need to know.

SALISBURY — Early voting for the 2021 municipal elections in Rowan County begins today at 8 a.m. Votes can be cast until 7 p.m. at the ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Thursday, October 14, 2021 12:10 am

Local

Mayoral candidates Alexander, Heggins discuss public safety, poverty, housing issues during candidate forum

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — In a forum for on Salisbury mayoral candidates Tuesday night, Mayor Karen Alexander and Mayor Pro Tem Al Heggins ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Thursday, October 14, 2021 12:05 am

Local

Salisbury City Council candidates talk pandemic, public safety, economic investment during forum

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City Council candidates gathered virtually Tuesday during a forum to discuss the pandemic, public safety and economic investment. The ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 12:10 am

Elections

Rowan Board of Elections changes decision to replace supervisor

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — After unanimously voting Tuesday to replace a supervisor, Rowan County Board of Elections members later reverted to an original ... Read more

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

Landis

Landis officials discuss concerns with high utility charges; select members for Passive Park committee

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com LANDIS — Town Manager Diane Seaford on Monday clarified concerns about utility bill costs among Landis residents. Aldermen also selected members ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 12:05 am

Elections

Political Notebook: Republicans say they didn’t sponsor August ‘Patriot’s Rally’ at Sloan Park

Former Rowan County Republican Chairman Don Vick and Erica Vedeikis of Rowan Republican Women’s Club told the Post Monday a patriot’s rally held at Sloan ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 12:00 am

Ask Us

Ask Us: City says crawfish have naturally appeared in City Park Lake

Editor’s note: Ask Us is a weekly feature published online Mondays and in print on Tuesdays. We’ll seek to answer your questions about items or trends ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, October 10, 2021 9:36 pm

Education

Salisbury Academy will use grant to make stormwater, drainage improvements near campus

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury Academy will use a stormwater grant authorized by the City Council last week to make improvements and mitigate ... Read more

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

Local

Bids due next week for firms interested in helping Salisbury find city manager

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Next week, the city will receive bids from recruiting firms to assist in the selection of a new city ... Read more

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

Local

Mayor Alexander, council member Sheffield top cash on hand, fundraising in City Council race

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Reports due at the end of September show the campaigns of Mayor Karen Alexander and council member Tamara Sheffield ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Thursday, October 7, 2021 12:05 am

Local

Piedmont Players return to Meroney Theater this weekend with season opener performance of ‘Some Enchanted Evening’

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Piedmont Players will return to the main stage at Meroney Theater this weekend to premiere a full 10-show season ... Read more

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

Local

Salisbury exploring creation of downtown ‘social district’ for outdoor alcohol consumption

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City Attorney Graham Corriher told council members Tuesday that staff and Downtown Salisbury Inc. are looking at the potential ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, October 6, 2021 12:10 am

East Spencer

East Spencer approves annexation request for housing development near McCanless Road

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — Town aldermen on Monday approved an annexation request for a nearly 21-acre lot near the intersection of McCanless ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, October 6, 2021 12:01 am

Elections

Political Notebook: Commissioner candidate apologizes for comments about Mayor Pro Tem Al Heggins

SALISBURY — Rowan County commissioner candidate Angie Spillman apologized for previous comments she made related to Mayor Pro Tem Al Heggins being a “Marxist, left-wing ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 12:24 pm

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