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Local survey indicates most businesses impacted quickly by COVID-19

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Findings from a survey sent out to local businesses in Rowan County last week indicate that most companies are ... Read more

24 hours ago by Natalie Anderson.

Gerry Wood dealerships to close indefinitely during COVID-19 pandemic

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — All three Gerry Wood automobile locations in Salisbury will close their doors on Friday to protect employees during the ... Read more

1 day ago by Natalie Anderson.

Small Business Administration offers loan options for businesses affected by COVID-19

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — One option for small businesses across Rowan County suffering from impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak is a low-interest, federal ... Read more

2 days ago by Liz Moomey.

US Census: County’s population grew by 960 people from 2018 to 2019

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Compared to neighboring counties, Rowan County maintained a relatively flat increase of 960 people from 2018 to 2019. But ... Read more

5 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

COVID-19 unemployment payments starting to go out in NC

RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper says that the first coronavirus-related unemployment payments will be paid starting next week as the state is flooded with tens ... Read more

5 days ago by News Service Report.

Before Cooper’s order, some area residents navigated local stay-at-home orders

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Lately, Steve Hines has been carrying a letter from his employer that lists his company’s name, his position and ... Read more

6 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

‘Silent helpers’: Local costume company manager making masks for nurses, doctors

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — As TV personality and neighborhood friend Mister Rogers once said, when looking at things that are bad, “look for ... Read more

6 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Trinity Oaks making the most of quarantine

By Susan Shinn Turner For The Salisbury Post In past years, Trinity Oaks Health and Rehab has asked visitors not to come in the facility ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Steven Fisher: Banks across nation are ready for pandemic

By Steven Fisher As a 110-year old community bank, nothing is more important than the safety and health of our employees, customers and communities. F&M ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Opinion.

Elaine Spalding: Rowan in prime location to recover from COVID-19 crisis

By Elaine Spalding Rowan County Chamber of Commerce One of my mentors in the Chamber of Commerce industry used to say, “Chambers do what most ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Opinion.

Biz Briefs: Food Lion to donate $600,000 to nourish people impacted by COVID-19

SALISBURY — Food Lion Feeds is donating $50,000 to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina to provide more than 3,000 boxes of food and ... Read more

6 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Some restaurants slim down, others hang on during coronavirus outbreak

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — As some restaurants close their doors completely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, other places are doing just enough to ... Read more

1 week ago by Natalie Anderson.

Liquor sales on the rise during coronavirus outbreak

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Officials with the Rowan Kannapolis ABC are reporting an increase in sales similar to surges seen before a snowfall ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

An essential business, Salisbury auto repair shops take precautions during COVID-19 outbreak

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Auto repair shops have generally been considered an essential business during the COVID-19 outbreak, and they’re taking some precautions ... Read more

1 week ago by Liz Moomey.

RCCC webinar offers small businesses Covid-19 advice

SALISBURY – To assist small businesses suffering due to COVID-19 coronavirus restrictions, the Rowan-Cabarrus Small Business Center is joining other centers across the state to ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

As one of county’s largest employers suspends operations, officials say jobs still open

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — If there’s a silver lining to the dark cloud of the COVID-19 outbreak, it may be that there are ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Biz Briefs: Panthers owner’s foundation donates $1 million to Atrium Health, Novant Health

CHARLOTTE — The David A. Tepper Charitable Foundation has made a $1 million donation to support local efforts to mitigate the coronavirus outbreak, with Atrium ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Restaurants struggle with mandated take-out, delivery services only

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Local restaurants began on Tuesday offering only take-out and delivery services following a directive from Gov. Roy Cooper — ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Burr, other senators deny trading on virus info as scrutiny mounts

By MARY CLARE JALONICK and BRIAN SLODYSKO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing public outrage, senators in both political parties denied Friday that they exploited ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

County declares state of emergency, sees second positive case of coronavirus

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan County officials on Friday declared a state of emergency, joining dozens of counties across the state, and announced ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Local farms, organization encourage buying from businesses here during coronavirus outbreak

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — As stores and supermarkets continue work to keep up panic buying during the COVID-19 outbreak, farms and organizations are ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Novant Health limits almost all visitors to acute care facilities

SALISBURY — Novant Health, which operates Rowan Medical Center, has now limited almost all visitors to its acute care facilities. Except for laboring mothers and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Scam alert: Top 4 coronavirus scams seen by BBB 

Better Business Bureau COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, has hit North America. While this is bad news for most Americans and Canadians, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Small businesses can now apply for disaster loans

RALEIGH — The U.S. Small Business Administration granted Governor Roy Cooper’s request for a disaster declaration for small businesses that are suffering economic losses due ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

‘Ready to meet the needs’: Rowan Medical Center makes preparations for coronavirus

SALISBURY — At Novant Health Rowan Medical Center, staff are taking the threat of the coronavirus seriously while not panicking, says Jessica Ramey, an infection ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Commerce, tourism, economic leaders preparing for coronavirus’ impact to businesses

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Leaders of the Rowan County Tourism Development, Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Commission are using surveys and providing resources ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Some banks continue operations, others scale back during COVID-19 outbreak

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — As of Wednesday, F&M Bank, Wells Fargo and Bank of America branches were among financial institutions maintaining their normal ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Liz Moomey.

Local business owners, social club donate lunch for students

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Bev Ellis’ five grandchildren had pizza for lunch on Tuesday, and it was a meal that didn’t cost her ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

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