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Business

Chamber of commerce, Salisbury announce recipients of small business grants

SALISBURY — The Rowan Chamber of Commerce announced the recipients of the small business grants, which are aimed at assisting businesses with less than 10 employees, ... Read more

by Robert Sullivan, Sunday, July 21, 2024 12:00 am

Local

Salisbury City Council honors police officer for saving four-week-old’s life

SALISBURY — Salisbury honored one of its police officers during the city council meeting on Tuesday for saving the life of a four-week-old infant. Police ... Read more

by Robert Sullivan, Saturday, July 20, 2024 12:10 am

Local

Salisbury holding meetings on Main Street improvement project

SALISBURY — The city of Salisbury has set a series of drop-in information sessions for Tuesday, July 23, to allow the public to provide input ... Read more

by Robert Sullivan, Saturday, July 20, 2024 12:10 am

Crime

Blotter for July 20

In Salisbury Police Department reports: Vandalism occurred in the 2300 block of Statesville Boulevard between 6 p.m. on July 17 and 8:52 a.m. on July ... Read more

by Robert Sullivan, Saturday, July 20, 2024 12:00 am

Crime

Sheriff’s office asking for assistance in unsolved murders through crime stoppers program

ROWAN COUNTY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office is asking for assistance with unsolved homicides throughout the county, pointing to the recently-restarted Crime Stoppers as ... Read more

by Robert Sullivan, Friday, July 19, 2024 12:10 am

Crime

Blotter for July 19

In Salisbury Police Department reports: Shoplifting occurred in the 300 block of South Arlington Street at 8:20 a.m. on July 17. The total estimated loss ... Read more

by Robert Sullivan, Friday, July 19, 2024 12:00 am

Crime

Police searching for suspects in Salisbury, Concord break-ins

SALISBURY — Police are searching for the suspects in a burglary in Salisbury on Tuesday that are believed to be linked to an incident in Concord ... Read more

by Robert Sullivan, Friday, July 19, 2024 12:00 am

Crime

Man accused of child porn possession

SALISBURY — A China Grove man was arrested on Tuesday after the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children alerted Rowan County deputies to his alleged ... Read more

by Robert Sullivan, Friday, July 19, 2024 12:00 am

Crime

Cleveland man faces charges for indecent liberties with an 8-year-old

SALISBURY — One man was charged with taking indecent liberties with a child after deputies said that the eight-year-old victim told their family about the abuse. ... Read more

by Robert Sullivan, Friday, July 19, 2024 12:00 am

BREAKING NEWS

Thousands without power after storm hits Rowan County

SALISBURY — Thousands were without power after a storm with strong winds hit Rowan County on Thursday afternoon, causing damage to power lines throughout the ... Read more

by Robert Sullivan, Thursday, July 18, 2024 5:18 pm

Local

West Rowan’s Clarke honored by county commissioners and on Congressional floor

SALISBURY — On Monday, the Rowan County Board of Commissioners took time at the start of the meeting to recognize West Rowan athlete Emma Clarke, who ... Read more

by Robert Sullivan, Thursday, July 18, 2024 12:10 am

News

City council approves demolition of home after owner “lost physical control”

SALISBURY — The Salisbury City Council approved an ordinance on Tuesday that allows the city to demolish a home that has been the subject of ... Read more

by Robert Sullivan, Thursday, July 18, 2024 12:05 am

Crime

Blotter for July 18

In Salisbury Police Department reports: Vandalism occurred in the 700 block of East Franklin Street between 5 a.m. and 7 a.m. on July 16. Shoplifting ... Read more

by Robert Sullivan, Thursday, July 18, 2024 12:00 am

Elections

Secretary of State makes campaign stop in Rowan County

SALISBURY — Elaine Marshall, the North Carolina secretary of state, made a stop in Rowan County on Saturday for her re-election campaign, speaking to local Democrats ... Read more

by Robert Sullivan, Wednesday, July 17, 2024 12:10 am

Kannapolis

Kannapolis fire injures one, displaces two

KANNAPOLIS — One person was injured and two adults were displaced by a kitchen fire in Kannapolis on Tuesday. Firefighters responded to a home in ... Read more

by Robert Sullivan, Wednesday, July 17, 2024 12:10 am

Crime

Blotter for July 17

In Salisbury Police Department reports: A larceny of automobile accessories occurred in the 300 block of Long Meadow Drive between noon on July 5 and ... Read more

by Robert Sullivan, Wednesday, July 17, 2024 12:00 am

Crime

Man arrested after argument in street ends in cutting

SALISBURY — A man was arrested on Monday after police said that he assaulted a man with a knife following an argument which began in ... Read more

by Robert Sullivan, Wednesday, July 17, 2024 12:00 am

Crime

Blotter for July 16

In Salisbury Police Department reports: Possession of drugs occurred in the 100 block of South McCoy Road between 9 a.m. and 11:34 a.m. on July ... Read more

by Robert Sullivan, Tuesday, July 16, 2024 12:00 am

Crime

Man charged after leading police on pursuit from Rowan County to Charlotte

SALISBURY — A man was arrested on Monday morning after deputies said that he led them on a police chase from southern Rowan County to Charlotte. ... Read more

by Robert Sullivan, Tuesday, July 16, 2024 12:00 am

Crime

Two detention officers charged with smuggling tobacco to inmates

SALISBURY — Two detention officers with the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office have been arrested for allegedly bringing contraband into the Rowan County Detention Center. Deputies ... Read more

by Robert Sullivan, Monday, July 15, 2024 12:31 pm

News

One dead after Sunday night motorcycle crash

ROWAN COUNTY — One man is dead after a motorcycle crash in eastern Rowan County on Sunday night. The crash occurred in the 4100 block ... Read more

by Robert Sullivan, Sunday, July 14, 2024 9:46 pm

Elections

Three candidates file for school board election during first week

SALISBURY — At the end of the first week of filing for election to the Rowan-Salisbury School System Board of Education, three candidates, including two ... Read more

by Robert Sullivan, Sunday, July 14, 2024 12:05 am

News

Preview: Salisbury City Council to hear presentation on businesses assistance program

SALISBURY — The Salisbury City Council will hear a presentation providing an update on the Small Business Assistance Program during its upcoming meeting on Tuesday. The ... Read more

by Robert Sullivan, Sunday, July 14, 2024 12:00 am

News

Preview: commissioners to consider permit for residential boat storage facility

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Board of Commissioners will hold a quasi-judicial hearing during its upcoming meeting on Monday for an approximately 1,000 sq. ft. ... Read more

by Robert Sullivan, Sunday, July 14, 2024 12:00 am

Granite Quarry

Granite Quarry Town Council approves rezoning allowing storage facility across from East Rowan High School

GRANITE QUARRY — The Granite Quarry Town Council approved a rezoning and conditional district during a meeting on Thursday that would allow for a storage ... Read more

by Robert Sullivan, Saturday, July 13, 2024 12:10 am

Crime

Blotter for July 13

In Salisbury Police Department reports: An assault occurred in the 200 block of Bendix Drive at 12:50 a.m. on July 11. Possession of drugs occurred ... Read more

by Robert Sullivan, Saturday, July 13, 2024 12:00 am

Local

Pooletown Fire Department uses grant to donate AEDs to churches

MORGAN — The Pooletown Fire Department recently received a grant that allowed it to provide defibrillators to the churches in its district, and on Wednesday night ... Read more

by Robert Sullivan, Friday, July 12, 2024 12:10 am

Local

Salisbury opens two grants for downtown businesses for applications

SALISBURY — The city of Salisbury opened two grants that are designed to assist downtown businesses with repairs or improvements for application on Thursday. The two ... Read more

by Robert Sullivan, Friday, July 12, 2024 12:10 am

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