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Business

‘People call cancer the death sentence; I call it the blessing’: Entrepreneur Tonyan Schoefield shares story

SALISBURY – Tonyan Grace Schoefield believes in “showing people how to live a prosperous life.” After being diagnosed with Stage 4 breast cancer in 2011 ... Read more

by Terrence Jefferies, Tuesday, December 3, 2019 12:00 am

Education

Public hearing on $45 million bond referendum scheduled Dec. 16

SALISBURY – The Rowan County commissioners voted Monday to approve a bond order and hold a public hearing Dec. 16 on a $45 million package ... Read more

by Terrence Jefferies, Monday, December 2, 2019 10:54 pm

Crime

Blotter: $500 arcade prize stolen at Zion Hill Apartments

SALISBURY – The Salisbury Police Department is investigating a robbery and assault in the 1600 block of Standish Street at Zion Hill Apartments early Sunday ... Read more

by Terrence Jefferies, Monday, December 2, 2019 6:02 pm

Local

County commissioners to vote on $45 million bond referendum

SALISBURY — Rowan County commissioners will decide Monday whether to approve a bond order on a $45 million package to finance construction and equipment for ... Read more

by Terrence Jefferies, Sunday, December 1, 2019 12:10 am

Business

Biz Roundup: EnergyUnited awards $42,000 in Bright Ideas grants to area teachers

STATESVILLE  – EnergyUnited has awarded more than $42,000 in Bright Ideas education grants to 45 teachers to fund innovative classroom projects. Students at schools in ... Read more

by Terrence Jefferies, Sunday, December 1, 2019 12:00 am

Business

Biz Roundup: Rowan-Cabarrus Community College to hold holiday celebration

KANNAPOLIS – Rowan-Cabarrus Community College will salute the year’s successes at a holiday celebration from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. The celebrate will recognize college ... Read more

by Terrence Jefferies, Sunday, December 1, 2019 12:00 am

Business

‘One step at a time’: Downtown boutique fulfills owner’s longtime dream

SALISBURY – As a student at Catawba College, Karlee Eagle would draw up business plans for the clothing boutique she dreamed of opening. She fulfilled ... Read more

by Terrence Jefferies, Sunday, December 1, 2019 12:00 am

News

Biz Roundup: Ronald J. Bowers recognized at meeting of 27th District Bar

SALISBURY – Local attorney Ronald J. Bowers was recognized for 50 years of service and spoke about the milestone at the 27th District Bar’s annual ... Read more

by Terrence Jefferies, Sunday, December 1, 2019 12:00 am

Local

Downtown Holiday Night Out and Small Business Saturday coming this weekend

SALISBURY — Downtown’s Holiday Night Out will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday on East Fisher Street. “Holiday Night Out is not only ... Read more

by Terrence Jefferies, Thursday, November 28, 2019 12:00 am

Education

At Rowan-Salisbury Schools, Bates helps students find their future

SALISBURY – Dominique Bates, a career development coordinator for Rowan-Salisbury Schools, is a Salisbury native with a passion for providing guidance and direction to high ... Read more

by Terrence Jefferies, Wednesday, November 27, 2019 12:00 am

Crime

Crime blotter, Nov. 26

In Salisbury Police Department reports: Otha Gill, Jr., 60, was charged with assault on a female and communicating threats on Saturday. Jim Warren Herndon, Jr., ... Read more

by Terrence Jefferies, Monday, November 25, 2019 12:00 am

Local

‘More complete than it’s ever been’: Dog park renamed for Theresa Pitner

SALISBURY — Pitner Dog Park, named in honor of Theresa Pitner, was unveiled Saturday during a ceremony that persisted through heavy rain. Pitner is a ... Read more

by Terrence Jefferies, Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:05 am

Local

Biz Roundup: Landfills, recycling centers close for Thanksgiving

EAST SPENCER – The Rowan County Environmental Management Office and Processing Center will close at 1 p.m. Wednesday and remain closed Thursday and Friday for ... Read more

by Terrence Jefferies, Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:00 am

Business

O.O. Rufty’s building offers storage solutions

SALISBURY – Attorneys can store records, college students can store their belongings when they go home for the summer, and couples who are downsizing can ... Read more

by Terrence Jefferies, Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:00 am

Business

Biz Roundup: Food Lion rated most popular grocery store in NC

SALISBURY – Food Lion was rated the most popular grocery store in North Carolina, according to a new survey by 24/7 Wall Street. To rank grocery stores ... Read more

by Terrence Jefferies, Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:00 am

Gold Hill

19th annual Lighting of the Fall Fires kicks off holiday season in Gold Hill

GOLD HILL — The 19th annual Lighting of the Fall Fires, an event made to kick off the holiday season in this rural community, was held ... Read more

by Terrence Jefferies, Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:00 am

Business

CEO of Charlotte Business Alliance speaks at chamber breakfast

SALISBURY – Economic development is a team sport, says Janet LaBar, president and CEO of the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance. LaBar was the speaker Thursday ... Read more

by Terrence Jefferies, Thursday, November 21, 2019 11:43 pm

Local

Holiday Night Out coming to Downtown Salisbury next Friday

SALISBURY – Downtown’s Holiday Night Out will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Nov. 29 in the 100 block of East Fisher Street. It will ... Read more

by Terrence Jefferies, Thursday, November 21, 2019 11:42 pm

Business

Strategic Moves vacates space at county’s airport after seeing decline in business

SALISBURY – A company that moved to Rowan County in 2015 and for which the county built office space has terminated its lease at Mid-Carolina ... Read more

by Terrence Jefferies, Wednesday, November 20, 2019 11:39 pm

Business

Lora Belle celebrates reopening on South Main Street

SALISBURY – Lora Belle Baby, a children’s boutique co-owned by Machelle Frick and her daughter Aubrey Foster, has opened on South Main Street downtown. The ... Read more

by Terrence Jefferies, Wednesday, November 20, 2019 11:22 pm

China Grove

41st annual Southern Rowan Christmas Parade steps off Tuesday

CHINA GROVE – The 41st annual Southern Rowan Christmas Parade will take place Tuesday along Main Street in Landis and China Grove. The parade will kick ... Read more

by Terrence Jefferies, Tuesday, November 19, 2019 11:12 pm

Local

Rowan County readies for 2020 Census count

SALISBURY – Rowan County and some of its municipalities are preparing for the 2020 Census. That preparation included the county commissioners on Monday and the ... Read more

by Terrence Jefferies, Tuesday, November 19, 2019 9:43 pm

Business

County awards tax incentives to 161-job CBD manufacturer prospect

SALISBURY — The Rowan County commissioners voted Monday to award tax incentives and other inducements to a cannabidiol (CBD) product manufacturing facility in northern Kannapolis that ... Read more

by Terrence Jefferies, Monday, November 18, 2019 11:11 pm

Local

CBD product manufacturer considering site in northern Kannapolis

SALISBURY – County Commissioners on Monday will consider hear details of a company’s proposal to build a cannabidiol (CBD) product manufacturing facility in northern Kannapolis and ... Read more

by Terrence Jefferies, Sunday, November 17, 2019 12:00 am

Local

CTE students explore apprenticeship program at Wayne Brothers

SALISBURY – In an effort to expose them to potential careers, dozens of students from five high schools in Rowan County got hands-on experience at ... Read more

by Terrence Jefferies, Sunday, November 17, 2019 12:00 am

Business

Sidewalk art contest will highlight ‘pop-up art happening’

SALISBURY – Priscilla Clark Designs will host a “pop-up art happening” today and Saturday on the sidewalk of the 100 block of West Innes Street. ... Read more

by Terrence Jefferies, Thursday, November 14, 2019 11:44 pm

Business

NC Food Innovation Lab launches on NC Research Campus

KANNAPOLIS – Complete with state-of-the-art equipment and a goal of serving as a catalyst for the development of plant-based food, the N.C. Food Innovation Lab ... Read more

by Terrence Jefferies, Thursday, November 14, 2019 11:40 pm

Local

Don’t forget to take care of yourself, training session tells first responders

SALISBURY – One day, it hits you like a ton of bricks, says Salisbury Police Department Capt. Melonie Thompson. “I’ve been an officer for 25 and ... Read more

by Terrence Jefferies, Wednesday, November 13, 2019 11:08 pm

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