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Ask Us: What is the status of the Empire Hotel project?

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

3 days ago by Natalie Alms.

Business roundup: Lutheran Services Carolinas receives grant to feed nursing home workers

Lutheran Services Carolinas (LSC) has received a $148,500 grant through the North Carolina Healthcare Foundation’s COVID-19 Fill The Gap Response Fund to support its Feeding ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Nurses turn into entrepreneurs in making hand sanitizer

SALISBURY — Tracey Jackson has been a nurse for about 30 years, but a recent conversation turned him and a co-worker into entrepreneurs, too. Jackson, ... Read more

4 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Americans boost consumer spending 8.2%, partly erasing record plunge

By Martin Crutsinger AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON — American consumers increased their spending by a record 8.2% in May, partly erasing huge plunges the previous ... Read more

5 days ago by News Service Report.

State asks people to resubmit emailed Buck Steam Station comments

SALISBURY — An issue with the delivery of emailed public comments about a closure plan for Buck Steam Station’s coal ash ponds means that the ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Warren, Ford differ on $3.1 billion bond for education, road projects

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A bipartisan House bill that would give North Carolina the OK to borrow $3.1 billion in bonds for school ... Read more

1 week ago by Natalie Anderson.

County modifies zoning rules as pharmaceutical company eyes former DuraFiber plant site

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — During a special meeting on Monday, Rowan County commissioners approved a request to modify text amendments within the county’s ... Read more

1 week ago by Natalie Anderson.

New director begins at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Small Business Center

CONCORD — Megan Smit started as the director of the Small Business Center at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College at the beginning of June. The goal of ... Read more

1 week ago by Natalie Alms.

Business leaders say state of local economy depends on where you look

SALISBURY — Business recovery during COVID-19 is highly dependent on the type and size of the business that you’re talking about, says Rod Crider, president ... Read more

1 week ago by Natalie Alms.

Farmers market seeing new faces, more customers than previous years

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — With each weekend, more and more locals are visiting the new location of the Rowan County Farmers Market. Now ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Mean Mug turns to farmers market to continue operation, keep serving freshly brewed caffeine

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — While Mean Mug Coffee Company’s formula has always been to “come in and stay a while,” the COVID-19 pandemic ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Cheers: New Sarum donates $6,000 to COVID-19 relief with relaunch of Cheerwine Lager

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A line of hundreds wrapped around the block at New Sarum Brewing on a sunny Friday in downtown Salisbury, with ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Wink’s Barbecue calls it quits after 47 years under one family, 65 as an institution

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — For personal and health reasons, the Martin family has decided to close the doors of Wink’s Barbecue after nearly ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

DSI gives annual awards to standout businesses

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Downtown Salisbury Inc. is Main Street America accredited, and each year the organization nominates people for awards at the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

China Grove Food Lion opens, gives donations to local groups

CHINA GROVE — A new Food Lion store opened Wednesday at 1408 North Main Street. The store will be open from 7 a.m. to 11 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

County commissioners pass 2020-21 budget, increase fire tax rate for some citizens

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — During a virtual regular meeting on Monday, county commissioners approved the 2020-21 proposed fiscal budget, but gave a fire ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Supreme Court justices revive permit for pipeline under Appalachian Trail

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court sided with energy companies and the Trump administration Monday in reinstating a critical permit for a proposed natural gas ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Some additional black-owned businesses in Rowan County

The following is a list of some other  black-owned businesses in Rowan County. The list is not comprehensive and if you have a business or ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

City council to talk ‘Fame,’ use of tear gas and budget at Tuesday meeting

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City Council members have a busy meeting ahead of them Tuesday as they anticipate being presented with official plans ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Black business owners discuss race relations, business support

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — As people in Salisbury continue to protest against racism, inequality and police violence, many have turned their attention to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Biz Briefs: Wallace Cancer Institute to open for patient care in August

SALISBURY — The Wallace Cancer Institute project is close to completion and will open in August for patient care. The Hurley Healing Garden is intended ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Downtown restaurants coped with curfew restrictions on top of COVID-19

SALISBURY — For downtown restaurant owners and managers, it’s safe to say that 2020 has not been business as usual the past couple of months. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Alms.

From 1929 to pandemic, grocery delivery comes full circle

By Ann Wayne For the Salisbury Post The year was 1929. Brothers-in-law Grady Ross and Ross Castor opened a grocery store called Ross and Castor ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

State legislators pass bill that would reopen gyms, bars

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — North Carolina legislators have passed a bill that would reopen gyms and fitness centers across the state while allowing ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Salisbury mayor rescinds state of emergency, curfew for downtown

SALISBURY — Mayor Karen Alexander on Tuesday rescinded a state of emergency in the downtown area, including the curfew that had been imposed after protests ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Beverage co-packing company will bring 231 jobs, invest $68 million in Kannapolis

KANNAPOLIS— Gov. Roy Cooper on Tuesday announced Prime Beverage Group, a new contract beverage manufacturer, will create 231 new local jobs and invest $68 million ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

County could modify zoning rules for pharmaceutical company eyeing former DuraFiber site

SALISBURY — Rowan County commissioners on Monday scheduled a public hearing to modify the zoning status of a site in the county that’s being eyed ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Business roundup: April jobless rate for Rowan at 14.4%; Cabarrus at 12.3%

Rowan County’s jobless rate in April was 14.4%, according to N.C. Department of Commerce figures released this past week. In March, the jobless rate was ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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