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Education

Lessons for the fall from a spring of remote preschool

By Liz Bell EdNC.org Remote learning presents challenges, especially for the youngest learners. As many districts choose to start the fall semester virtually to reduce ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, August 6, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Rent, mortgage, utility assistance available for low-income residents with HIV/AIDS

Rowan County citizens who are living with HIV/AIDS and are homeless or at risk for homelessness may qualify for financial assistance through the Housing Opportunities ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:06 am

Local

Community Resource Fair will be drive-thru this year

SALISBURY — The Salisbury Community Action Teams will host its third annual Community Resource Fair for parents and school children from 9:30 a.m. to noon ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, August 3, 2020 11:59 am

Local

City officials expected to attend free social justice webinar

SALISBURY — Actions in Faith & Justice will present a free webinar titled Community Equity Forum: Heart of Democracy on Thursday from 7 p.m. to 8:30 ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, August 3, 2020 11:54 am

Business

Biz roundup: Yadkin Path Montessori School creates co-working space for K-4 students

Yadkin Path Montessori School has announced a “Yadkin Path School Hub” for students in kindergarten through fourth grade beginning Aug. 17.  It will be a co-workng ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:00 am

Education

Catawba College to offer online-only fall option for first-year students

SALISBURY — Catawba College is offering first-year college students a program called “Catawba at Home” for the fall semester as an option to begin their college career ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:50 pm

Local

Grace Lower Stone Church to celebrate 225th anniversary

Grace Lower Stone Reformed Church on Sunday will celebrate the 225th anniversary of the completion of their rock house of worship. The event will also ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:49 am

Local

I-85 lane, ramp closures will last until August 10

Blythe Development will close the right two lanes of I-85 northbound near Webb Road in addition to the off ramp until Aug. 10 for road ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:43 am

Coronavirus

Political Notebook: Rep. Budd recognizes sheriff’s deputy on floor of US House

U.S. Rep. Ted Budd, R-13, last week recognized a local sheriff’s deputy who aided a motorist stuck in her burning vehicle on the highway. “I ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, July 27, 2020 4:19 am

Ask Us

Ask Us: When will new library open in Cleveland?

Editor’s note: Ask Us is a weekly feature published online Mondays and in print on Tuesdays. We’ll seek to answer your questions about items or trends ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, July 27, 2020 2:01 am

Lifestyle

Spalding named 2020-2021 president of Salisbury Rotary Club

Elaine Spalding, who leads the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce, has been named Salisbury Rotary Club president for 2020-21 and Vergel Lattimore, who leads Hood ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, July 26, 2020 11:14 am

Coronavirus

Two dead from COVID-19 at state prison near Albemarle

Staff and wire reports BADIN — A third inmate has died at Albemarle Correctional Institution — the second in a week — from complications of ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, July 26, 2020 12:00 am

Business

Biz roundup: Patterson joins Rowan-Cabarrus board of trustees

Michelle Patterson, of Patterson Farm & Market Tours, has been named to the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board of Trustees. Patterson oversees daily operations, marketing, educational ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, July 26, 2020 12:00 am

Education

RSS to continue ironing out details of school restart

SALISBURY — The Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education will consider a range of things relevant to schools reopening on Monday when they meet for a ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, July 26, 2020 12:00 am

Kannapolis

Kannapolis man wins with Lucky for Life lottery tickets

From the N.C. Education Lottery Mychael Patterson, of Kannapolis, was having breakfast when he learned his $2 Lucky for Life ticket beat odds of one ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, July 24, 2020 12:15 pm

Local

Duke University questions contamination at Alcoa’s former Badin Works site

By Chris Miller The Stanly News & Press BADIN — The ongoing saga over the onsite hazardous waste from Alcoa Badin Works continues, as Duke University Environmental ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, July 24, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

Cornelius woman charged with striking, killing pedestrian with car in Kannapolis

KANNAPOLIS — A Cornelius woman faces felony death by motor vehicle charges after she allegedly struck and killed a pedestrian with her car early Monday ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, July 20, 2020 4:58 pm

Local

Three Rivers Land Trust will transfer land to fill Uwharrie Trail gap

The Three Rivers Land Trust on Monday announced the transfer of a strategic seven-acre parcel to the Uwharrie National Forest. The property fills a portion ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, July 20, 2020 3:58 pm

Local

Photo: Truck snags utility lines at Newsome Road, Innes Street

A tractor-trailer snagged a low-hanging utility line at the intersection of Newsome Road and East Innes Street on Friday around noon. Salisbury police officers blocked ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, July 17, 2020 7:10 pm

Business

Novant Health distributes tele-ICU carts to Rowan, other medical centers

SALISBURY — Novant Health Rowan Medical Center has received 20 tele-ICU carts to help enable remote monitoring and treatment of intensive care patients. The technology ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, July 16, 2020 11:44 am

Local

Inmate dies after testing positive for COVID-19 at Albemarle Correctional Institution

By Chris Miller The Stanly News & Press BADIN — An inmate at Albemarle Correctional Institution who tested positive for the coronavirus died at the ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 3:32 pm

News

NC High School Athletic Association delays start of fall sports

The N.C. High School Athletic Association on Wednesday announced three rule changes, including delaying the start of fall sports until at least Sept. 1. Two ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:16 pm

Education

Tell us what you think about public school plans for fall

We want to hear your opinions about Gov. Roy Cooper’s announcement about school operations in the fall. Cooper on Tuesday announced K-12 public schools will ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:05 am

Crime

Sheriff’s Office: Man in stable condition after surgery, shooting

From the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office At 11:30 p.m. Monday, the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office was called to the area of Hurley School Drive and ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 5:52 pm

Local

County announces cancellation of Autumn Jubilee

SALISBURY — Rowan County government on Monday announced that Autumn Jubilee will be canceled this year because of COVID-19. The festival had been scheduled for ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, July 13, 2020 12:43 pm

Business

Business roundup: Food Lion celebrates local employees for service

Food Lion last week said 274 associates, including 25 locals, are celebrating a milestone of 30 years or more of service in 2020. “Our associates ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, July 12, 2020 12:00 am

Business

Ralph Baker donates to residents of the Salisbury VA’s Community Living Center

By Amanda Reilly Salisbury VA Health Care System In critical times such as the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Salisbury VA Health Care System has seen ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, July 11, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Rowan County racial equity group planning workshops this month

A local group, Racial Equity Rowan, is hosting two online, nationally-recognized racial equity workshops in July. The three-hour workshops, to be held July 25 and ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, July 10, 2020 12:00 am

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