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Local

Political Notebook: Gov. Cooper vetoes Ford-backed bill allowing firearms at churches that are also schools

SALISBURY — Gov. Roy Cooper last week vetoed a Senate-led bill allowing concealed carry of a handgun at churches that have an affiliated school on ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Monday, June 21, 2021 12:58 am

Crime

Blotter: June 20

• William J. Petersheim, 42, of Woodleaf was charged Friday with misdemeanor child abuse after allegedly lifting and throwing his daughter, who’s younger than 16 ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Monday, June 21, 2021 12:24 am

Local

Hundreds turn out for annual Juneteenth celebration on newest federal holiday

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Just two days after President Joe Biden signed legislation declaring Juneteenth a federal holiday, hundreds turned out Saturday to ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, June 20, 2021 12:10 am

Local

Between local champions and an upcoming state tournament, pickleball putting Salisbury on map

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — On any given day, the continuous clanks of yellow plastic balls against wooden paddles echoes across City Park. That ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, June 20, 2021 12:05 am

Local

Dennis Rivers joins Salisbury Police Department in new homeless advocate position

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Dennis Rivers  brought a new, yet familiar, face to the Salisbury Police Department when he began a new role ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Friday, June 18, 2021 12:02 am

Cleveland

Rockwell, Faith, Cleveland adopt 2021-22 budgets; East Spencer officials to receive budget next week

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The towns of Rockwell, Faith and Cleveland have all adopted budgets for the 2021-22 fiscal year that don’t raise ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Friday, June 18, 2021 12:00 am

Local

City approves permit for child care center near downtown

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City Council members on Tuesday approved a special use permit for a new child care center to operate on ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Thursday, June 17, 2021 12:00 am

Landis

Landis removed from Local Government Commission’s watch list

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com LANDIS — After two years of being listed on the Local Government Commission’s watch list, Landis officials were informed earlier this ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Thursday, June 17, 2021 12:00 am

Local

City adopts nondiscrimination ordinance for employees, entities receiving city services

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City Council members on Tuesday approved a nondiscrimination ordinance that allows for termination of city employees or rejection of ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 6:34 pm

Local

City adopts 2021-22 budget, discusses third quarter financial report

SALISBURY — With one “no” vote cast due to proposed fee increases, council members adopted a $47 million budget for the 2021-22 fiscal year that ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:10 am

Landis

Landis, Kannapolis discuss extraterritorial boundary change with 1,000-home subdivision planned

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com LANDIS — Town officials are moving forward with modifying the extraterritorial jurisdictional boundaries of Landis in preparation for a subdivision project ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:05 am

Local

Council to vote on budget, consider permit for child care center near downtown

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City council members today are scheduled to vote on the 2021-22 fiscal year budget and hold a public hearing ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 12:00 am

Landis

Landis adopts budget with reduction in residential electric rates, no tax increases

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com LANDIS — The town board on Monday adopted the 2021-22 fiscal year budget, which spends $12 million across all funds and ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Political Notebook: Budd campaign touts boost in voter support after Trump endorsement

Ted Budd’s U.S. Senate campaign on Monday released survey results from 500 likely Republican primary voters indicating a bump in favorability when they were told ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 12:00 am

News

Salisbury’s Jacques Belliveau talks mental health, filming during premiere of ‘Reggie: A Millennial Depression Comedy’

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — After two years of production, Salisbury comedian Jacques Belliveau brought his locally filmed, semi-autobiographical account to the big screen ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, June 13, 2021 12:05 am

News

Sen. Ford backs new set of election-related bills

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Sen. Carl Ford, a Republican, has signed onto another set of bills aimed at modifying elections in North Carolina. ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, June 13, 2021 12:05 am

Landis

Landis town staff, Duke Energy work through the night to fix major power outage

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com LANDIS — While residents across the county were asleep Thursday night, Landis utility workers were in the field with Duke Energy ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Saturday, June 12, 2021 1:41 pm

Health

Local lawmakers weigh in on state budget process, potential for Medicaid expansion

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — With a budget amount finally agreed upon by state House and Senate leaders, local lawmakers say they expect a ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Friday, June 11, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Salisbury-Rowan NAACP President Gemale Black discusses meeting with Department of Justice, calls for action

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — While calls for action regarding racial equity and police accountability from the Salisbury-Rowan NAACP recently made their way to ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Friday, June 11, 2021 12:00 am

Local

New child care center planned near downtown on West Innes Street

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A new child care center with a focus on teaching life skills is coming to the downtown area if ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Thursday, June 10, 2021 12:00 am

Local

City aiming for adoption of revised local historic landmark status at July council meeting

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — After months of input from local stakeholders to draft revisions and changes to the city’s historic landmark status ordinance, ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:10 am

Local

2021 Salisbury Sculpture Show features 21 pieces across city

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A total of 21 sculptures featuring familiar artists across the Eastern U.S. now have temporary homes across downtown and ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 12:10 am

Elections

Political Notebook: Rowan Board of Elections prepares for next ballot, filing in July

The Rowan County Board of Elections’ most commonly asked question relates to its operations when there’s no election. To that, it said in a news ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Firm’s development of city’s stormwater plan nearing end of second phase

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — For more than a year, Charlotte-based HDR Inc. has helped the city in developing its first 10-year capital improvement ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 12:00 am

News

Can employers require, ask about COVID-19 vaccination status? Experts say ‘yes.’

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Amid a gradual return to pre-pandemic life, frequent arguments for why people can’t ask about another’s vaccination status aren’t ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, June 6, 2021 12:10 am

Local

Salisbury-Rowan NAACP seeking vendors, entertainers for Juneteenth celebration

SALISBURY — The Salisbury-Rowan NAACP will hold its annual Juneteenth celebration downtown on June 19 and is seeking vendors and entertainers for the event. Juneteenth ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, June 6, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Take the survey: Should employers be allowed to require COVID-19 vaccinations?

The Post is seeking public input for a story about potential and existing business practices related to COVID-19. Share your opinions in the survey questions ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Friday, June 4, 2021 12:27 pm

Local

Former SPD officer wins workers compensation case connected to 2016 shooting

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A former Salisbury Police officer who was cleared for his role in the November 2016 shooting death of Ferguson ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Friday, June 4, 2021 12:00 am

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