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Local

City lifts moratorium on utility disconnections; will continue to explore options for outstanding debt

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Salisbury City Council on Tuesday rescinded its own moratorium on utility disconnections as the number of accounts with ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Thursday, August 6, 2020 12:00 am

East Spencer

‘This is our lifeline:’ East Spencer officials ask Salisbury for water billing credit to aid in economic development

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury-Rowan Utilities as well as city staff will work with the town of East Spencer to determine a multi-month ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 9:15 pm

Coronavirus

Autumn Care becomes newest site of COVID-19 outbreak

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County Health Department on Wednesday reported a new nursing home outbreak at Autumn Care of Salisbury. The ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 9:00 pm

Business

Utility cutoffs could begin this month in Landis

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com LANDIS — Town officials could begin utility disconnections as soon as this month for residents who don’t agree to a payment ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:20 pm

Coronavirus

Recoveries rise in addition to 29 new positives

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — An additional 29 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Rowan County, but recoveries continue to rise. The increase ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

No action taken on banning tear gas after divisive city council meeting

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Tensions surrounding a proposal to halt the use of chemical agents by the Salisbury Police Department bubbled to a ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 11:42 pm

Business

Commissioners to consider business expansion, approve CARES Act funding plan

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Commissioners on Monday will hear a presentation regarding a tax incentive request for a local company wishing to expand. ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:00 am

Business

Recipe for new downtown restaurant is good food, company and wine

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — One local couple is using a recipe of “good food, good company and good wine” to bring a finer ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Council to receive presentation on chemical agent ban, mural update

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City council members on Tuesday will hear a presentation from Mayor Pro Tem Al Heggins that proposes banning the ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:00 am

Coronavirus

Thousands of negative tests added to local COVID-19 total

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Following the addition of thousands of previously uncounted negative tests, Rowan County’s rate of positive cases stood at 9.37% ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Thursday, July 30, 2020 9:09 pm

Coronavirus

Local restaurant already struggling worries about effects of alcohol order

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The governor’s order to halt the sale of alcohol after 11 p.m. is effective Friday. And while a significant ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:44 pm

Elections

Mount Ulla Democrat to challenge longtime Republican state legislator

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A local Democrat from Mount Ulla has been picked to challenge longtime Rep. Julia Howard for state House District ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:17 pm

Coronavirus

COVID-19 deaths in Rowan most prevalent among white residents over 65

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Most deaths from COVID-19 in the county have been among white residents over the age of 65, according to ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 9:48 pm

Coronavirus

State to determine early voting plan after Rowan Board of Elections fails to reach consensus

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County Board of Elections on Tuesday failed to unanimously agree on an early voting plan for the ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 9:41 pm

Business

Site near Chewy fulfillment center gets new designation to attract development

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County Planning Board on Monday moved to rezone a 1.3-acre area near the site of Chewy’s new ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:34 am

Coronavirus

County to provide more accurate look at COVID-19 case positive rate

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — County health officials are working to give a once-a-week statistic about the percent of positive COVID-19 cases, which aims ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 12:10 am

Coronavirus

United Way awards grants to health department, Nazareth Child and Family Connection

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County United Way last week awarded more grants from its COVID-19 Relief Fund that will go toward ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, July 26, 2020 12:10 am

Health

Doctor from Salisbury helps family with nonprofit while living in Chicago

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — One Salisbury native may have taken his medical talents to Chicago, but he’s helping his family make an impact ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, July 26, 2020 12:00 am

Coronavirus

County sees new COVID-19 outbreaks at group homes, clarifies miscommunication

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — County officials on Friday released the names of two local group homes where five cases of COVID-19 have been ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Friday, July 24, 2020 8:58 pm

Business

County sees better-than-expected decreases in tax revenue from COVID-19 shutdowns

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Tax revenue for April has pleasantly surprised some local leaders, indicating Rowan County has weathered the COVID-19 storm fairly ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Thursday, July 23, 2020 10:20 pm

Coronavirus

UPDATE: County says child care facility notified health department of positive case

SALISBURY — Following publication of the initial version of this story, county spokesperson TJ Brown told the Post Friday morning Cornerstone Child Development Center reported ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Thursday, July 23, 2020 8:31 pm

Coronavirus

Rowan’s COVID-19 deaths continue to grow outside of nursing homes

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — One local resident not associated with a congregate care facility has died from COVID-19, bringing the total number of ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 8:08 pm

Business

With deficit building, city looks for ways to help customers with utility bills

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The city is looking at ways to help families struggling with utilities payments and plans to work with others ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 7:56 pm

Local

City talks next steps for diversity mural downtown, delays tear gas ban

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City Council members on Tuesday agreed to move forward with a project to paint a diversity mural downtown following ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 9:55 pm

Local

Salisbury City Council will discuss tear gas ban, diversity mural downtown

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City Council members on Tuesday will consider banning the use of chemical agents by police officers and the painting ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Monday, July 20, 2020 12:00 am

Business

Political Notebook: Sen. Carl Ford visits White House, meets President Trump

On Thursday, Sen. Carl Ford, along with other North Carolina senators, visited the White House and met President Donald Trump while touring the Oval Office. ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, July 19, 2020 11:38 pm

Coronavirus

County sees another modest increase in cases; releases testing site information

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — For the second day in a row, fewer than 10 cases of COVID-19 were reported to the county after ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, July 19, 2020 11:29 pm

Crime

Blotter: Kannapolis man arrested for felony counts of rape, indecent acts with children

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Kannapolis man was arrested on Saturday for felony counts of first degree statutory rape, statutory rape of a ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, July 19, 2020 11:19 pm

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