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Crime

Officers in Locust arrest drivers who tried to flee; one was on motorcycle reported stolen from Rowan

LOCUST — Locust Police, over the past few days, engaged in vehicle pursuits of two drivers who attempted to evade a traffic stop before eventually ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 12:00 am

Kannapolis

Dearmons gift two public art sculptures to city of Kannapolis

KANNAPOLIS — Cheryl and Eric Dearmon have gifted two public art sculptures, “Smiley” and “Discover,” to the city of Kannapolis. Both sculptures are already located ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, June 22, 2021 2:33 pm

Crime

Blotter: Woman’s camper stolen from side of I-85

SALISBURY — A woman’s weekend was spoiled before it even began on Friday after her $10,500 pop-up camper was stolen from the side of Interstate ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, June 22, 2021 12:02 pm

News

Search continues after 3 tubers die, 2 disappear at dam

EDEN (AP) — Rescue teams continued to scour a North Carolina river on Saturday for two missing tubers following a deadly accident in which a ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, June 19, 2021 11:53 pm

Local

Sonny Allen, former mayor of Salisbury, dies at age 90

By Maggie Blackwell For the Salisbury Post SALISBURY — The ready smile, the perpetual twinkle in his eye and the heart that seemed bigger than ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, June 17, 2021 12:10 am

Business

Deadline approaches to apply for Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Rowan program

SALISBURY — The deadline to apply for the Chamber of Commerce’s 2021-22 Leadership Rowan class is Friday at 5 p.m. Leadership Rowan is a nine-month ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, June 17, 2021 12:00 am

Crime

Blotter: Gold Hill man charged with statutory rape

SALISBURY — A Gold Hill man was charged Monday with raping a teenager. Christian Blake Worthy, 20, faces a single charge of statutory rape of ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 1:58 pm

Local

Seventh Dragon Boat Festival scheduled July 24

The seventh annual Rowan Chamber Dragon Boat Festival will be held on Saturday, July 24, from 9 a.m. t0 4 p.m. at The Shrine Club ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 12:00 am

Business

Biz Roundup: Wine about Winter set for June 18

SALISBURY — Wander around downtown as you sip on wine during the Wine about Winter event summer edition on Friday, June 18. The signature wine ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, June 13, 2021 12:00 am

Business

Beech-Nut Stage One cereal recalled

Beech-Nut Nutrition issued a voluntary recall of Beech-Nut Stage 1, Single Grain Rice Cereal due to the presence of inorganic arsenic. This recall was issued ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, June 13, 2021 12:00 am

Education

Livingstone seeking nominees for inaugural ‘Forty Under 40’ Society

SALISBURY – The Livingstone College Office of Alumni Affairs is looking for a few exceptional men and women — under age 40.  Livingstone will hold ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, June 13, 2021 12:00 am

Education

Squids, drones and boats, oh my! Students put brainpower to work during STEM Camp

By Joanie Reeder For the Salisbury Post KANNAPOLIS – In an empty hallway at Kannapolis Middle School on Tuesday, a young girl slowly moved her ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, June 10, 2021 12:00 am

Local

N.C. Museum of Dolls, Toys and Miniatures will re-open Saturday

The North Carolina Museum of Dolls, Toys & Miniatures will have its official re-opening on Saturday. After being closed for nearly 16 months, the museum ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 11:57 am

Local

Man dead after reported drowning in High Rock Lake

Staff and wire reports LEXINGTON — A 21-year-old man is dead after an apparent drowning on Sunday, according to the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office. The ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, June 7, 2021 4:51 pm

BREAKING NEWS

One killed in early Sunday shooting

SALISBURY — A man was killed early Sunday in a shooting off of Brenner Avenue. The Salisbury Police Department said it responded to a shots ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, June 6, 2021 8:21 am

Local

Salisbury Fire Department receives ISO Class No. 1 rating

The Salisbury Fire Department has received a Class No. 1 public protection classification rating by the Insurance Services Office. The honor was presented by N.C. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, June 1, 2021 3:27 pm

China Grove

China Grove Roller Mill will host Family Day on Friday

CHINA GROVE — The “Market at the Mill” at the historical China Grove Roller Mill will sponsor Family Day on Friday from 4 p.m. until ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, May 31, 2021 12:47 am

Local

Rowan Public Library West Branch will open Tuesday in Cleveland

CLEVELAND — Rowan Public Library’s long-anticipated West Branch will open on Tuesday. The opening of the branch, located at 201 School St., has been delayed ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, May 27, 2021 1:48 pm

Local

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College to host drive-in movies

SALISBURY — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College will hold two Friday night drive-in movie events June 4 and June 11, featuring “Trolls: World Tour.” The public also ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, May 27, 2021 12:00 am

Business

Snow Joe adding 70 new jobs in Rowan County

SALISBURY — Snow Joe, together with its complementary brands Sun Joe and Aqua Joe, announced Wednesday it is expanding in Rowan County. Based in New ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, May 26, 2021 2:07 pm

Crime

Former North Rowan athlete killed in Mocksville

MOCKSVILLE — A 24-year-old was charged with murder in the deadly shooting of a former North Rowan star athlete at the Mocksville Point Apartments on ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, May 23, 2021 12:00 am

Education

RCCC graduates cross finish line during commencement at Charlotte Motor Speedway

CONCORD — In true North Carolina and NASCAR fashion, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College graduates crossed the finish line Friday during a commencement ceremony held at Charlotte ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, May 23, 2021 12:00 am

Crime

Suspects sought after damaging vehicles in Gold Hill

GOLD HILL — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance in identifying two suspects from recent vehicle break-ins. On Saturday, May 15, two white ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, May 22, 2021 12:00 am

Crime

Rowan County jury convicts Ansonville man of robbery, burglary

SALISBURY — Following a four-day jury trial, Lamorris William Rivers of Ansonville was convicted this week of felony robbery with a dangerous weapon and felony ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, May 21, 2021 3:50 pm

Business

Former Kannapolis Intimidators Stadium property set to become corporate park

KANNAPOLIS — The Kannapolis City Council will vote Monday night on a proposal to turn the former Kannapolis Intimidators Stadium property into a corporate park. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, May 20, 2021 4:00 pm

Local

Pedestrian hospitalized after being struck by police car

SALISBURY — A pedestrian was hospitalized early Tuesday morning after a police officer struck the man while responding to an attempted suicide call. The accident ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, May 18, 2021 5:20 pm

Local

Group will protest treatment of Georgia woman during 2019 traffic stop

SALISBURY — A group of local residents say they’ll rally Saturday outside of the Rowan County Courthouse and hold a news conference in response to ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, May 17, 2021 12:32 pm

Local

Cheerleading team competes at Disney

SALISBURY — The senior-aged team from Elevation Cheer Co. cheerleading training facility competed at the D2 Summit, the season-capping event for competitive all-star cheerleading teams, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, May 16, 2021 12:00 am

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