News Service Report, Author at Salisbury Post

Education

North Carolina court stops order to spend $1.7B on education

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — A North Carolina appeals court on Tuesday blocked enforcement of parts of a trial judge’s recent ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, December 1, 2021 12:00 am

News

Head of North Carolina health department stepping down

By Tom Foreman Jr. Associated Press WINSTON-SALEM — Dr. Mandy Cohen, the head of North Carolina’s health department and face of regular updates on the ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, December 1, 2021 12:00 am

Nation/World

Three students killed, 8 wounded in Michigan; sheriff says dad of shooting suspect bought gun

By MIKE HOUSEHOLDER and RYAN KRYSKA Associated Press OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old sophomore opened fire at his Michigan high school on Tuesday, ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, November 30, 2021 11:59 pm

Coronavirus

More omicron cases pop up as world rushes to learn more

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus popped up in countries on opposite sides of the world Sunday and ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, November 29, 2021 12:34 am

Nation/World

Supreme Court set to take up all-or-nothing abortion fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — Both sides are telling the Supreme Court there’s no middle ground in Wednesday’s showdown over abortion. The justices can either reaffirm the ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, November 29, 2021 12:30 am

Sports

Duke’s Cutcliffe won’t return after ‘mutual’ separation

By Aaron Beard AP Sports Writer David Cutcliffe won’t return for a 15th season as Duke’s coach after the school announced a “mutual agreement for ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, November 29, 2021 12:23 am

Sports

Newton struggles in Panthers’ loss at Dolphins

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Cam Newton had just scored a rushing touchdown and was in a celebratory mood. He grabbed the football back from ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, November 29, 2021 12:18 am

Sports

Orlov scores late, Caps beat Hurricanes for 9th win in 11

RALEIGH (AP) — Dmitry Orlov scored on a power play with 2:55 remaining, and the Washington Capitals recovered after blowing a two-goal lead to beat ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, November 29, 2021 12:14 am

News

Statewide database on police use of force won’t be public

RALEIGH (AP) — Incidents in which police officers kill or injure someone in North Carolina are going to be recorded statewide for the first time ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, November 29, 2021 12:11 am

News

Fire at Pilot Mountain State Park has burned 180 acres

PILOT MOUNTAIN (AP) — Firefighters in North Carolina are working to put out a fire in Pilot Mountain State Park that has already burned 180 ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, November 29, 2021 12:09 am

Nation/World

COVID variant spreads to more countries as world on alert

By Pan Pylas Associated Press LONDON — The new potentially more contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus popped up in more European countries on Saturday, ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, November 27, 2021 11:56 pm

Nation/World

High inflation? Low polling? White House blames the pandemic

By Zeke Miller Associated Press WASHINGTON — Inflation is soaring, businesses are struggling to hire and President Joe Biden’s poll numbers have been in free ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, November 27, 2021 11:55 pm

Nation/World

Black Friday is back but it’s not what it used to be

By Tali Arbel and Anne D’Innocenzio The Associated Press NEW YORK — On this year’s Black Friday, things almost seem normal. Malls and stores report ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, November 27, 2021 11:55 pm

Coronavirus

Newest COVID threat: omicron variant in southern Africa

By RAF CASERT and CALVIN WOODWARD Associated Press BRUSSELS — Nearly two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, the world raced Friday to contain a new ... Read more

by News Service Report, Saturday, November 27, 2021 12:00 am

News

Three shot in fight at Durham mall

By TOM FOREMAN Jr. and JONATHAN DREW Associated Press   DURHAM (AP) — Three people were shot and wounded Friday during an apparent fight between ... Read more

by News Service Report, Friday, November 26, 2021 11:59 pm

News

State news roundup: Man charged after Lenoir-Rhyne football player killed

Associated Press HICKORY — Police  say the suspect in the killing of a Lenoir-Rhyne University football player has ended in an arrest. The Charlotte Observer ... Read more

by News Service Report, Thursday, November 25, 2021 11:59 pm

Nation/World

Biden wishes all a closer-to-normal happy Thanksgiving

By Darlene Superville Associated Press NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday wished Americans a happy and closer-to-normal Thanksgiving, the second celebrated in ... Read more

by News Service Report, Thursday, November 25, 2021 11:59 pm

Nation/World

On the road again: Travelers emerge in time for Thanksgiving

By David Koenig AP Airlines Writer DALLAS — Determined to reclaim Thanksgiving traditions that were put on pause last year by the pandemic, millions of ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, November 24, 2021 11:56 pm

Nation/World

Public nuisance laws in opioid cases give hope to both sides

By Geoff Mulvihill and John Seewer Associated Press CLEVELAND — A jury’s finding this week that three major pharmacy chains are responsible for contributing to ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, November 24, 2021 11:55 pm

Nation/World

Performers gear up for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

By Mark Kennedy AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK — Growing up in Chicago, Broadway star Brittney Mack faithfully watched the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, November 24, 2021 11:55 pm

Nation/World

All 3 men charged in Arbery’s death convicted of murder

By Russ Bynum Associated Press BRUNSWICK, Ga. — Jurors on Wednesday convicted the three white men charged in the death of Ahmaud Arbery, the Black ... Read more

by News Service Report, Wednesday, November 24, 2021 3:26 pm

Nation/World

Vaccines making Thanksgiving easier, but hot spots remain

By Ed White Associated Press The U.S. is facing its second Thanksgiving of the pandemic in better shape than the first time around, thanks to ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, November 23, 2021 11:56 pm

Nation/World

Biden aims to do what presidents often can’t: Beat inflation

By Paul Wiseman, Cathy Bussewitz and Christopher Rugaber AP Business Writers WASHINGTON — LBJ tried jawboning. Richard Nixon issued a presidential edict. The Ford administration ... Read more

by News Service Report, Tuesday, November 23, 2021 11:56 pm

Sports

Rozier’s late 3-pointer helps Hornets over Wizards, 109-103

By Bobby Bancroft Associated Press WASHINGTON — Terry Rozier scored a season-high 32 points and hit his eighth three-pointer of the game with 12.9 seconds ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, November 22, 2021 11:56 pm

Sports

Panthers’ Newton was ‘good,’ but needs to finish close games

By Steve Reed AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE — Cam Newton re-energized the Carolina Panthers and the home crowd in his first start since returning to ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, November 22, 2021 11:55 pm

Nation/World

Bidens open holidays with Christmas tree and ‘friendsgiving’

By Darlene Superville and Alexandra Jaffe Associated Press WASHINGTON — Jill Biden opened the holiday season at the White House on Monday by breaking off ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, November 22, 2021 11:55 pm

News

‘Tiger King’ Joe Exotic moved to North Carolina facility

BUTNER (AP) — The former Oklahoma zookeeper known as “Tiger King” Joe Exotic, a prominent figure in a Netflix documentary series, has been transferred to ... Read more

by News Service Report, Monday, November 22, 2021 12:02 am

Nation/World

Police: ‘Some’ killed when SUV hits Christmas parade

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — An SUV sped through barricades and into a parade of Christmas marchers in suburban Milwaukee on Sunday, killing multiple people as ... Read more

by News Service Report, Sunday, November 21, 2021 11:02 pm

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