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Education

Students advocate for managing money

By Mitchell Kesler, Christopher Martinez, Isaac Miller, Dylan Milam and Jade Thompson South Rowan High School Editor’s note: The writers are students in Christina McLamb’s personal ... Read more

by Rebecca Rider, Thursday, October 4, 2018 12:00 am

Education

Teacher succeeds in replacing seats with rocking chairs

LANDIS — Students at Corriher-Lipe Middle School are rocking their way through the school year. Stacey Carver, a seventh-grade English language arts teacher, put out ... Read more

by Rebecca Rider, Thursday, October 4, 2018 12:00 am

Local

Spencer hires new town manager

SPENCER — Terence Arrington will become Spencer’s new town manager beginning Oct. 15. Arrington, 35, was selected after an extensive search by the Board of ... Read more

by Rebecca Rider, Wednesday, October 3, 2018 12:00 am

Education

Partners in Learning looking to replace chicken coop

SALISBURY — It’s time for Henny and Little Roo to have a new home. The two chickens, members of the Partners in Learning family, were ... Read more

by Rebecca Rider, Tuesday, October 2, 2018 12:00 am

Education

Two Rowan County natives implicated in Cherokee opioid investigation

By Rebecca Rider rebecca.rider@salisburypost.com ASHEVILLE — Two Rowan County natives face charges in connection with a federal drug-trafficking investigation. Authorities arrested 76 people in and ... Read more

by Rebecca Rider, Saturday, September 29, 2018 12:00 am

Local

Rowan Helping Ministries to open eastern campus

SALISBURY — Rowan Helping Ministries is expanding eastward thanks to a partnership with St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Rockwell. The church, off St. Peter’s Church ... Read more

by Rebecca Rider, Friday, September 28, 2018 12:00 am

Education

Million Father March rallies support for Isenberg students

SALISBURY — Isenberg Elementary students arrived at school Wednesday to a chorus of manly cheers. Two lines of men lined the sidewalk leading into the ... Read more

by Rebecca Rider, Thursday, September 27, 2018 12:00 am

East Spencer

Charter students spend the day at Livingstone after water shut-off

EAST SPENCER — A local charter school was forced to move Monday while a town water line was replaced. Jonathan Pullin, principal of Essie Mae ... Read more

by Rebecca Rider, Wednesday, September 26, 2018 12:00 am

Education

Rowan-Salisbury school board revisits consolidation discussion

SALISBURY — The Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education revisited a controversial topic Monday night: School consolidation. The idea of closing and merging schools was first broached ... Read more

by Rebecca Rider, Wednesday, September 26, 2018 12:00 am

Education

Rowan-Salisbury school board debates future of Knox Middle School

SALISBURY — After years of discussion, the finish line may be in sight for Knox Middle School. The Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education has promised a ... Read more

by Rebecca Rider, Tuesday, September 25, 2018 12:00 am

Education

School board to discuss enrollment trends, Knox renovations

SALISBURY — There’s a lot on the table at Monday’s Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education meeting. On of the first items up for discussion is district ... Read more

by Rebecca Rider, Sunday, September 23, 2018 12:00 am

Education

Storytelling festival continues despite location change

By Rebecca Rider rebecca.rider@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Thursday was a day of story and song at schools across Rowan County. Rowan Public Library sent storytellers out ... Read more

by Rebecca Rider, Friday, September 21, 2018 12:05 am

Education

Local schools collecting supplies for those hit by hurricane

SALISBURY — Several area schools are collecting supplies for those affected by Hurricane Florence. Needed supplies include non-perishable food, bottled water, toiletries and cleaning supplies. ... Read more

by Rebecca Rider, Friday, September 21, 2018 12:05 am

Education

Up close and personal: Muddy Sneakers introduces students to nature

By Rebecca Rider rebecca.rider@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — It’s a dewey Wednesday morning as Overton Elementary fifth graders hike through the Greenway. Their sneakers leave trails in ... Read more

by Rebecca Rider, Thursday, September 20, 2018 12:00 am

Local

Rowan Helping Ministries had busy year

By Rebecca Rider rebecca.rider@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A lot has changed at Rowan Helping Ministries this year. The non-profit, which mans Rowan County’s homeless shelter, as ... Read more

by Rebecca Rider, Thursday, September 20, 2018 12:00 am

Local

Local doctor flies supplies to the coast

By Rebecca Rider rebecca.rider@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Hurricane Florence left devastation in its wake as it plowed through the coast, but Rowan County residents aren’t about ... Read more

by Rebecca Rider, Thursday, September 20, 2018 12:00 am

Education

Down came the rain: Schools suffer some damage after Florence

By Rebecca Rider rebecca.rider@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Thirty-four of Rowan-Salisbury Schools’ 35 buildings pulled through Hurricane Florence without major damage. “We feel very fortunate in the ... Read more

by Rebecca Rider, Tuesday, September 18, 2018 12:00 am

Education

Birds of a feather: Chickens rescued from flood waters

By Rebecca Rider rebecca.rider@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — It was just before 11 a.m. Monday when Jenna Thompson waded into the rising waters of Grant’s Creek on ... Read more

by Rebecca Rider, Monday, September 17, 2018 1:31 pm

Local

Spencer aldermen argue over rental ordinance

SPENCER — Tempers flared Tuesday night as the Spencer Board of Aldermen considered approving a new ordinance on rental property remediation. The proposed ordinance would ... Read more

by Rebecca Rider, Friday, September 14, 2018 12:00 am

News

Shelter seekers turn to Rowan County as Florence slams NC

SALISBURY — As Hurricane Florence batters the coast, thousands have flocked inland seeking shelter. According to the Associated Press, more than 1.7 million people in ... Read more

by Rebecca Rider, Friday, September 14, 2018 12:00 am

Education

Salisbury High on code yellow lockdown

SALISBURY — Salisbury High School is on code yellow lockdown due to an event in the surrounding area. A code yellow lockdown means that doors ... Read more

by Rebecca Rider, Thursday, September 13, 2018 11:30 am

Education

Shake on it: Teacher goes extra mile for students

SALISBURY — Spencer Ann Bowden was still a new educator when she saw a viral video of a teacher going the extra mile. The short ... Read more

by Rebecca Rider, Thursday, September 13, 2018 12:00 am

Education

Catawba entrepreneur launches skin care line

Catawba College SALISBURY — After a year of research and development, Samuel Young, a business major at Catawba College, is launching his men’s skin care ... Read more

by Rebecca Rider, Thursday, September 13, 2018 12:00 am

Local

Hospital prepares for possible flooding from Hurricane Florence

SALISBURY — People driving down Mocksville Avenue will see an unusual sight this week: a 2-and-a-half foot berm near Novant Health Rowan Medical Center. The ... Read more

by Rebecca Rider, Thursday, September 13, 2018 12:00 am

Education

Schools to be closed Friday

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools will be closed Friday for all staff and students because of the threat of severe weather. School will operate on a ... Read more

by Rebecca Rider, Wednesday, September 12, 2018 3:34 pm

Local

Spencer prepares for hurricane rain, wind

SPENCER — Spencer’s monthly Board of Aldermen meeting went for more than three hours Tuesday as town leaders laid out strategies to clean up potential hurricane ... Read more

by Rebecca Rider, Wednesday, September 12, 2018 12:00 am

Local

Customers buy ‘everything that isn’t nailed down’ in preparation for Hurricane Florence, stores say

SALISBURY — Salisbury stores reported supply shortages Tuesday as people rushed to build last-minute disaster kits with Hurricane Florence moving toward the N.C. coast. Representatives ... Read more

by Rebecca Rider, Tuesday, September 11, 2018 7:00 pm

Education

School board approves some changes at planning retreat

SALISBURY — The Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education on Monday took several important strides towards becoming a renewal school district. District renewal, approved Aug. 2 by ... Read more

by Rebecca Rider, Tuesday, September 11, 2018 12:00 am

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