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Crime

Juvenile shot Saturday on West Bank Street, hospitalized

SALISBURY — A juvenile was hospitalized Saturday after being shot on West Bank Street. While details about the incident were limited Saturday, Lt. Justin Crews ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, October 23, 2021 6:13 pm

Crime

Kannapolis man charged with accidentally killing foster brother

KANNAPOLIS — A Kannapolis man is being held in York County, South Carolina, after being charged with involuntary manslaughter in Rowan County. Jahrell Dashawn McKenzie ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, October 22, 2021 9:36 am

Crime

Few details available after Kannapolis shooting claims life

KANNAPOLIS — Limited details were available Thursday after a homicide at 2103 Fowler St. in the Kannapolis area. Maj. John Sifford of the Rowan Sheriff’s ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, October 21, 2021 5:25 pm

Crime

NASCAR driver jailed on Rowan County assault charges

SALISBURY — A part-time NASCAR driver was jailed Wednesday in Rowan County on assault charges and indefinitely suspended from competing. Carson Reed Ware, a 21-year-old ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 9:55 pm

Crime

Man jailed for shooting at Davie detectives in Rowan County given $560,000 bond

WOODLEAF — A Cooleemee man who shot at Davie County detectives in Rowan County faces two counts of assault on a law enforcement officer with ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, October 18, 2021 5:30 pm

Coronavirus

Catawba College will require COVID-19 vaccinations in 2022

SALISBURY — Catawba College students, faculty and staff on the campus have 10 weeks to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, the school announced Friday. Catawba ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, October 15, 2021 1:48 pm

Local

City selects Sada Stewart Troutman as new Downtown Salisbury Inc. director

SALISBURY — Historic Salisbury Foundation Executive Director Sada Stewart Troutman will be the new Downtown Salisbury Inc. Director beginning in November. She’ll fill a position ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, October 15, 2021 11:41 am

Coronavirus

Four new COVID-19 deaths make 433 in Rowan since start of pandemic

SALISBURY — COVID-19 deaths among Rowan County residents increased by four on Thursday, making seven this week. There have now been 433 deaths since the ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, October 15, 2021 12:00 am

Crime

24-year-old man jailed for kidnapping, rape charges

SALISBURY — A 24-year-old Salisbury man was jailed Monday on charges of first-degree kidnapping and first-degree rape. Jacob Giles Fleming’s charges are connected to an ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, October 14, 2021 3:18 pm

Crime

Blotter: Oct. 12

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports: • A woman on Friday overdosed in the 200 block of Johnson Dairy Road in Rockwell. • A man ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 11:23 am

China Grove

China Grove Roller Mill will serve chicken, give visitors some pickin’

CHINA GROVE — “Chicken and Pickin’ at the Mill” scheduled Saturday will feature homemade chicken dumplings, homemade desserts, music, exhibits and merchandise for sale. Proceeds ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Special waste recycling event scheduled Wednesday

By Amy-Lynn Albertson Rowan County Extension Director Instead of spring cleaning, it’s time to do some fall purging. What are you doing with that tube ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 12:00 am

Crime

Salisbury man charged with statutory rape, indecent liberties

SALISBURY — A 24-year old Salisbury man is facing of number of child sex charges. Jacob Wayne Stegall was charged by the Salisbury Police Department ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, October 11, 2021 12:56 am

Coronavirus

Rowan County Sheriff’s deputy dies after contracting COVID-19

SALISBURY — Rowan Sheriff’s Office Master Deputy William “Billy” Marsh died Sunday at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center in Charlotte after a battle with COVID-19. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, October 10, 2021 9:24 pm

Local

Meals on Wheels Rowan collects 1.3 tons of dry pet food, raises $17,560

SALISBURY — Meals on Wheels Rowan in August completed its annual “August is for AniMEALS” fundraiser and Fuzzy Buddies Fun Day. Kim Hardiman of Hardiman Designs, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, October 10, 2021 12:00 am

Lifestyle

English-Speaking Union to feature discussion of Putin, US presidents on Oct. 21

Staff report SALISBURY — The English-Speaking Union’s Oct. 21 program at the Country Club of Salisbury will feature Russian scholar Dr. Peter de Angelis, who ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, October 10, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Salisbury attorney Darrin Jordan sworn in as State Bar president

Salisbury attorney Darrin Jordan was sworn in as the 87th president of the North Carolina State Bar at the organization’s annual dinner in Raleigh on ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, October 10, 2021 12:00 am

Crime

Blotter: Oct. 8

In Salisbury Police reports: • A man on Thursday reported fraud resulting in the estimated loss of $550. • A man on Thursday reported a ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, October 8, 2021 5:05 pm

Local

Salisbury Fire Department offers tips during Fire Prevention Week

The Salisbury Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association — the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, October 8, 2021 12:01 am

Local

Car crashes into auto parts store off of West Innes Street

SALISBURY — The O’Reilly Auto Parts store off of West Innes Street doesn’t usually provide drive-thru service, and it wasn’t able to accommodate a driver ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, October 7, 2021 1:23 pm

Local

Historic homes will give 2021 OctoberTour participants stroll through Salisbury history

SALISBURY – OctoberTour is back in person for 2021 with protocols in place aimed to provide visitors with the safest experience possible. The weekend starts ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, October 7, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

After second-deadliest month for COVID-19, Rowan County now at 421 deaths

SALISBURY — State health officials on Wednesday reported three new deaths in Rowan County from COVID-19. The new deaths bring Rowan County’s total to 421 ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, October 6, 2021 2:00 pm

Coronavirus

Four new COVID-19 deaths reported

SALISBURY — COVID-19 deaths among Rowan County residents increased by four on Monday. There have now been 418 deaths since the start of the pandemic, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, October 4, 2021 7:21 pm

Local

Salisbury council, mayor forum scheduled Oct. 14

SALISBURY — The Rowan Chamber of Commerce, Catawba College and the Salisbury Post will hold a Salisbury candidate forum on Thursday, Oct. 14, at 6 ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, October 4, 2021 9:57 am

Local

Kannapolis pastor shares eternal perspective in COVID-motivated book

By Ann Wayne For the Salisbury Post Most pastors spend a lifetime writing sermons and ministering to their flock. They spend hours studying and preparing ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, October 3, 2021 12:00 am

Crime

Gold Hill man shot in chest while unloading gun

SALISBURY — A 35-year-old Gold Hill man was hospitalized Friday after accidentally shooting himself while unloading his gun. The man was found at his Doby ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, October 1, 2021 3:17 pm

Local

Girls on the Run schedules end-of-season event at Salisbury Community Park

SALISBURY — Girls on the Run of the Greater Piedmont will host its 5K event on Sunday, Nov. 14, at Salisbury Community Park. Girls on ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, September 30, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Bell Tower Green Park will open Friday after years of fundraising, construction

SALISBURY — The wait is finally over. Bell Tower Green Inc. and the city of Salisbury say Bell Tower Green Park will open Friday. After ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, September 29, 2021 5:17 pm

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