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Local

“She always had a smile on her face:” Active in the community, Jeannie Misenheimer dies from COVID-19

By Susan Shinn Turner For the Salisbury Post Here’s the thing you need to know about Jeannie Misenheimer: She and her husband, Tony, had friends ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, January 21, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Hickory volunteers donate backpacks filled with essential items, sleeping mats to Salisbury VA

By Todd Goodman Salisbury VA Health Care System SALISBURY — A club in Hickory —Volunteer Outreach in Community Efforts — is making a big difference ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 12:05 am

Business

From a home office to a global company, Integro Technologies celebrates 20th anniversary

SALISBURY — From a one-man operation in Tom Campion’s home in Pennsylvania to a nationally recognized company anchored in downtown Salisbury, Integro Technologies has grown ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, January 17, 2021 12:00 am

Business

Complaints to BBB up 36% in 2020

CHARLOTTE — Better Business Bureau of Southern Piedmont and Western North Carolina released its 2020 annual report this past week, detailing consumer activity related to ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, January 17, 2021 12:00 am

Crime

Man shot while driving on Standish Street

SALISBURY — A 61-year-old man was shot in the leg Sunday while driving on Standish Street near Brenner Crossing Apartments. Wilbert Orr was shot in ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, January 11, 2021 9:24 am

Local

Livingstone College to distribute food, gift cards, hot meals

SALISBURY — Livingstone College will distribute food boxes and Food Lion gift cards on campus Tuesday  to address food insecurity in the Salisbury area. Livingstone ... Read more

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

Local

County hits new, grim milestones in COVID-19 outbreak

SALISBURY — Rowan County last week topped 10,000 total COVID-19 positives, 4,000 active cases and 100,000 completed tests. The statistics are part of a COVID-19 ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, January 9, 2021 3:49 pm

Elections

Rep. Ted Budd’s full comments on objecting to Pennsylvania’s Electoral College votes

Editor’s note: The following are comments made by Rep. Ted Budd in objecting to Pennsylvania’s Electoral College votes on the floor of the U.S. House. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, January 8, 2021 1:57 pm

Local

Wintry mix in the forecast tonight

From staff and wire reports A storm system will bring rain and possibly some snow to parts of Rowan County overnight and into Friday. A ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, January 7, 2021 4:31 pm

Crime

Police investigating suspicious death on Standish Street

SALISBURY — Police were Police officers were called to Zion Hills Apartments Wednesday night for a death that was called suspicious. A news release said ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 10:49 pm

10 to Watch

Post names 10 to Watch for 2021

The Salisbury Post has named its annual 10 to watch list for 2021. The list includes local people and groups who are primed to make ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, January 3, 2021 12:15 am

Coronavirus

District judge denies Citadel nursing home’s motion for arbitration

SALISBURY – A federal district judge on Wednesday denied an arbitration motion made by the Citadel nursing home in an ongoing suit by local law ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, January 1, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Previous Salisbury Post newsmakers of the year

At the end of each year since 1984, the staff of the Salisbury Post vote on a local person or thing that has made headlines ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, December 31, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Santa helps get mail out on a rainy Christmas Eve

SALISBURY — Melanie Tysinger spotted Santa delivering mail on a rainy Christmas Eve along Main Street in Salisbury. She stopped to have a conversation with ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, December 25, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

Blotter: December 24

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office arrests: • Joseph Dale Johnson, 35, was arrested Thursday on a felony count of possession of a weapon by felon  and ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, December 25, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

Blotter: Dec. 21

In Salisbury Police Department reports: • A woman on Friday reported a dirt bike was removed from the bed of a pickup truck on the ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, December 21, 2020 11:52 am

Faith

Funeral service for slain Concord officer, Rowan native scheduled Tuesday

SALISBURY — A funeral service has been scheduled Tuesday for Jason Shuping, a Concord police officer, Rowan native and East Rowan High graduate who was ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, December 19, 2020 5:46 pm

Crime

Fictitious tag on car leads to drug charges

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office was involved in a low speed chase that led to several drug charges against the driver Wednesday. At ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, December 17, 2020 5:45 pm

Christmas Happiness

News

Donations from Christmas Happiness Fund ahead of totals from last year

SALISBURY — Buoyed by increased contributions, the Christmas Happiness Fund is several thousand dollars ahead of where it was one year ago. So far this ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, December 17, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

Blotter: $800 in Timberlands stolen from Rack Room Shoes

The shelves of Rack Room Shoes are several pairs lighter after two women robbed the business on Tuesday. Two unknown women, with help from a ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, December 16, 2020 7:53 pm

Local

Stallings named Salisbury deputy police chief

SALISBURY — Capt. Brian Stallings has been named deputy police chief, the city of Salisbury announced Wednesday. Stallings, a native of Richfield, began his law ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, December 16, 2020 12:12 pm

Local

Cruiser placed outside of jail for deceased officer

The Sheriff’s Office placed the cruiser there for people to place memorials to Kara Alsup, a detention center officer who died from injuries sustained during ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, December 16, 2020 1:41 am

News

Freezing rain possible early today

The National Weather service projects freezing rain mixed with snow and sleet at times in the forecast for early today across Rowan County and the ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, December 16, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

Salisbury Police searching for robbery, shooting suspect

SALISBURY — At 6:06 p.m. Wednesday, Salisbury Police responded to a report of a robbery at the Goodwill Store at 836 West Jake Alexander Blvd., ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, December 15, 2020 10:19 pm

Crime

Salisbury man charged with robbery in Rowan, assault with deadly weapon in Davie County

A Salisbury man arrested Friday faces charges in two counties and is a suspect in crimes that occurred in a third. Derrick Jewone Blackwell, Jr., ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, December 15, 2020 5:48 pm

Crime

Blotter: Greensboro man charged with having 970 grams of marijuana

Marvin Nesbitt, 31, was charged Friday with possession with intent to sell and deliver a schedule VI controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, maintaining a ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, December 15, 2020 12:44 pm

Local

NC State Veterans Home asks community to send holiday greetings to residents

To combat loneliness and social isolation, The North Carolina State Veterans Home in Salisbury is asking the community to send holiday greetings, prayers, drawings and ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, December 14, 2020 1:04 pm

Local

Nominations being accepted for Salisbury-Rowan MLK Humanitarian Service Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for the Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Service Award.  The award recognizes the efforts of individuals, organizations and businesses that ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, December 14, 2020 11:31 am

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