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Spicing things up: Mise En Place food truck finds success serving Indian fare

SALISBURY — Greg Shields did not miss the traffic that came with living near the sprawling metropolis of Washington, D.C. What he did miss was ... Read more

7 hours ago by Ben Stansell.

Biz Roundup: ‘Forward Rowan’ continues to draw support, raise money

SALISBURY — Even after officially coming to a close at the end of September, the Rowan Economic Development Commission’s “Forward Rowan” campaign continues to draw ... Read more

7 hours ago by Ben Stansell.

Salisbury Newsmedia reaches agreement to sell Innes Street building; Post to remain tenant

SALISBURY — Salisbury Newsmedia LLC, which owns the Salisbury Post, has entered into an agreement with a developer with offices in North Carolina to sell its ... Read more

2 days ago by Ben Stansell.

New tenant hopes to lease former K&W Cafeteria building

SALISBURY — A new restaurant could be on its way into the former home of K&W Cafeteria at the West End Plaza. At a special ... Read more

2 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Halfway point: United Way announces 50% progress toward fundraising goal

SALISBURY — At a little over halfway through its 2020 fundraising campaign, the Rowan County United Way is right where it should be. During a ... Read more

3 days ago by Ben Stansell.

County commissioners delay consideration of new events center in China Grove

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Board of Commissioners on Monday night was poised to deny a conditional use permit requested by Suretha Springs to build ... Read more

5 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Biz Roundup: RCCC to host conference on diversity, equity and inclusion

SALISBURY — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College will host “A New Way Forward with G.U.I.D.E. (Growth,Understanding, Inclusion, Diversity and Equity),” a virtual conference taking place on Nov. ... Read more

1 week ago by Ben Stansell.

Elderberry syrup: the popular purple product that has become a mainstay in local stores

SALISBURY — It doesn’t take long for Shelly Corriher to figure out whether a customer has entered her shop to browse the selection of home ... Read more

1 week ago by Ben Stansell.

Commissioners to consider incentives for 142-job project, Reaper’s Realm permit

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Economic Development Commission will deliver a presentation to county commissioners Monday about an incentive request for “Project Enterprise.”  The unnamed ... Read more

1 week ago by Ben Stansell.

In 2020, local farmers faced wet weather, other challenges

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Getting washed out is not the only problem too much rain can pose for growers. This has been a ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Layoffs remain high as jobless claims reach 898,000

By Christopher Rugaber AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose last week by the most in two months, to ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

Rent, utility assistance available through Rowan Helping Ministries.

Rowan Helping Ministries is now accepting applications via the United Way’s 211 service for the N.C. Housing Opportunity and Prevention of Evictions (HOPE) Program.  The ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Transportation officials talk completed, new projects

SALISBURY — The past, present and future of transportation in Rowan County and North Carolina were discussed during the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce’s virtual ... Read more

1 week ago by Ben Stansell.

Extensive renovation on downtown building nears finish, Barnhardt Jewelers and apartments to come

SALISBURY — When Josh Barnhardt took on the project of overseeing the renovation of the building at 112-114 E. Innes St., he inherited a structure ... Read more

1 week ago by Ben Stansell.

Disney seminar could provide “shot in the arm” to local businesses

SALISBURY — After several difficult months, Rowan County Chamber of Commerce President Elaine Spalding thinks that area businesses could use a little Disney magic. “We thought ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

Candidates talk economic recovery, health care; Heggins leaves forum after opening

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Local candidates vying for state House and Senate seats talked economic recovery, health care and law enforcement reform Tuesday ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Photos: Look inside new ‘Hobbit House’ in China Grove

CHINA GROVE — Trent Cherry this weekend welcomed the first group of visitors to the new Lucy Lu’s Hobbit House Built in just a few ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

Biz Roundup: Buskers will still get a chance to shine during weekend showcases

SALISBURY — Although the eighth annual Busker’s Bash event in downtown Salisbury was canceled, local performers will still get the chance to showcase their talents. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

Local costume company readies for uncertain Halloween season

SALISBURY — Ashley Ward is always excited for Halloween, but this year, she had even bigger hopes for the holiday. “This year, in my mind, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

Economic Development Commission raises more than $1 million during campaign

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Economic Development Commission didn’t allow a pandemic to stop it from raising over $1 million for its “Forward Rowan” campaign. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

Local staffing agency looks to fill jobs quickly during ‘HirePalooza’

SALISBURY — Hot dogs were cooked, candy was given out and dozens of people were assigned to jobs during the Hire Dynamics “HirePalooza” event on ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

Moving out: Priscilla Clark relocates design business to Mocksville, will still service Salisbury

SALISBURY — It was a bittersweet moment for Priscilla Clark to see her space on West Innes Street completely barren. On Saturday, Clark moved the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

One of nation’s largest apartment owners buys three Salisbury complexes

SALISBURY — One of the nation’s largest apartment owners and operators has announced the acquisition of three complexes in Salisbury. Alexander Station, Ashton Woods and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

‘Bring in the bass and treble’: How small development team is transforming downtown Kannapolis

KANNAPOLIS — It’s easy for Ken Lingafelt to feel like a conductor sometimes. He’s currently in the midst of one of the most extensive orchestrations ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

Biz Roundup: Chamber of Commerce announces speaker for Power in Partnership Program

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Chamber of Commerce announced that North Carolina Department of Transportation Secretary Eric Boyette will speak at this month’s Power in ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

Local kayaking company helps new paddlers explore the Yadkin River

SALISBURY — Those who say businesses shouldn’t be created out of necessity haven’t talked to Nancy or Stephen Black. Nancy and Stephen, both Salisbury natives, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

Phase three to reopen local movie theater, NC Transportation Museum train rides

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Though the transition to phase three of  the state’s reopening looks to have little impact on most local businesses, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Multi-building development on East Innes begins to take shape after years of delays

SALISBURY — The sights and sounds of construction can be seen and heard on East Innes Street near downtown as a long-planned project finally takes ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

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