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Local

Salisbury announces summer movie and music series at Bell Tower Green

SALISBURY — The Parks and Recreation Department will soon kick off Reels and Riffs, a movie and music series at Bell Tower Green that will ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, May 25, 2022 12:00 am

Crime

Blotter: Couple arrested after drug bust on construction site

SALISBURY — Two individuals were charged on Thursday for possession of crystal methamphetamines and other warrants. Stephanie Renee Broyles, 29, was charged with felony possession ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, May 24, 2022 12:00 am

Coronavirus

Health Department: Children 5 to 11 years old now eligible for COVID-19 booster

From the Rowan County Health Department As of Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends children ages 5 to 11 years old ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, May 24, 2022 12:00 am

Local

Woman dies after car crashes into stone wall at The Crescent

SALISBURY — A 47-year-old woman died after the vehicle she was driving crashed into the entrance of The Crescent near Laurel Valley Way in Salisbury. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, May 23, 2022 12:03 pm

News

City of Salisbury 2022 Memorial Day operational schedule

SALISBURY – The city of Salisbury will operate on the following schedule for the Memorial Day holiday, Monday, May 30: • City office buildings, including ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, May 22, 2022 12:00 am

News

Jensen named Historic Salisbury Foundation’s oversight chair for OctoberTour

SALISBURY —  Historic Salisbury Foundation  has named Jacquelyn Jensen the oversight chair for the 47th annual OctoberTour of homes, which is set for Oct. 7-9. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, May 22, 2022 12:00 am

Education

Photo Gallery: Hood Theological Seminary holds commencement ceremony

SALISBURY — Hood Theological Seminary held commencement exercises on Saturday at Varick Auditorium on the campus of Livingstone College. Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, May 22, 2022 12:00 am

Kannapolis

Kannapolis honored for downtown revitalization project

KANNAPOLIS — Development efforts in downtown Kannapolis have caught the eye of community development professionals around the country. The American Planning Association named Kannapolis a ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, May 22, 2022 12:00 am

Business

Brad Rhodes: Market volatility can be stressful

You’ve worked hard all your life, played by the rules, only to have most of your nest egg wiped out due to something you could ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, May 22, 2022 12:00 am

Local

Photo gallery: Cheerwine Festival shines again

A brief thunderstorm sent crowds scurrying, but for most of the day and on into the evening, the Cheerwine Festival was filled with sun and ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, May 21, 2022 10:04 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Granite Quarry man charged with murder after 60-year-old shot, killed at Wildwood Road home

SALISBURY — A 61-year-old Salisbury man is dead and a 60-year-old Granite Quarry man is being held without bond after a fatal shooting on Friday. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, May 21, 2022 7:12 pm

Local

Crowds filling downtown again for Cheerwine Festival after brief storms blow through

SALISBURY — The Cheerwine Festival is back and crowds have been filling downtown all day as fans enjoy activities in the soft drink’s hometown. A ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, May 21, 2022 12:12 pm

Entertainment

Candlelight Orchestra bringing ‘The Greatest Showman’ tribute to Salisbury

SALISBURY — Candlelight Orchestra is coming to Salisbury’s historic Meroney Theater for a one night concert of the musical “The Greatest Showman.” The inspirational music is ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, May 21, 2022 12:00 am

Business

Dragon Boat Festival returning for eighth year, team registration now open

From the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce: Salisbury — The Eighth Annual Rowan Chamber Dragon Boat Festival will be held on Saturday, July 23, from ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, May 21, 2022 12:00 am

News

Jerry Putnam Car Show vital part of Nazareth Child & Family Connection Fun Fest

Nazareth Child & Family Connection ROCKWELL — In the mid-1990s, Jerry Putnam suggested that Nazareth Child & Family Connection may want to add a car ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, May 21, 2022 12:00 am

Business

Hotwire brings Wi-Fi to Bell Tower Green, will provide free internet during Cheerwine Festival

SALISBURY — Bell Tower Green is now online. Hotwire Communications has launched a free public Wi-Fi system in the downtown park, allowing residents to access ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, May 20, 2022 12:01 am

Kannapolis

Kannapolis Youth Council gets state charter

KANNAPOLIS — The Kannapolis Youth Council has been awarded a state charter from the N.C. Department of Administration and is now one of 24 chartered ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, May 20, 2022 12:00 am

Business

New Sarum brews four different styles of Cheerwine beer for festival

SALISBURY — Cheerwine beer is coming back. During the 2022 Cheerwine Festival held in downtown Salisbury from noon to 10 p.m. on Saturday, New Sarum ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, May 20, 2022 12:00 am

Crime

Rockwell police seek public’s help in identifying robbery suspect

ROCKWELL — Police are hoping the public can help solve an armed robbery at the Quality Mart on Highway 52 in town on April 30, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, May 20, 2022 12:00 am

Crime

Blotter: May 19

In Sheriff’s Office reports: • A pressure washer was reported stolen from a property in Mooresville on Tuesday. The total estimated loss was $850. • ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, May 20, 2022 12:00 am

Elections

Majority of incumbents victorious in Tuesday’s primary

Editor’s note: This story has been updated with accurate information on a candidate’s ability to request a recount. As the unofficial vote totals currently stand ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, May 19, 2022 12:11 am

Elections

Republican Party announces new hours of operation at downtown Salisbury headquarters

SALISBURY — The Rowan Republican Party will alter the hours of operation at its headquarters at 100 W. Innes St., Suite 103 as it transitions ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, May 19, 2022 12:00 am

Crime

Blotter: May 18

In Salisbury Police reports: • An assortment of RING security cameras were stolen from the exterior of a home in the 1400 block of Glenwood ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, May 18, 2022 5:41 pm

Elections

Rowan County 2022 unofficial primary results

With polls closed, Rowan County voters have made their picks in a primary election in which six local races have been decided due to a ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, May 17, 2022 6:51 pm

Local

Cleveland woman lands $284,041 lottery prize

CLEVELAND — For one local woman, the purchase of a scratch-off ticket has led to quite the financial windfall. Madelin Contreras of Cleveland purchased her ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, May 16, 2022 4:53 pm

Business

Rowan Vocational Opportunities plans warehouse expansion

SALISBURY — A 17,000-square-foot warehouse expansion is planned for Rowan Vocational Opportunities this summer. The organization was founded in 1966 by a group of concerned ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, May 15, 2022 12:00 am

Business

Brad Rhodes: Why women need to be worried about retirement

“Despite their increasing influence, women remain largely ignored by the financial industry. It’s time for them to educate themselves, take control of their money, and ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, May 15, 2022 12:00 am

Food

Marshville’s CBF Que claims Jiggy with the Piggy grand champion honors

KANNAPOLIS — Kansas City Barbeque judges spent Saturday carefully judging teams from six states that competed in the categories of chicken, ribs, pork and brisket ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, May 14, 2022 5:54 pm

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