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School board set to vote on Faith, Enochville closures Monday

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools administration on Monday will recommend the Board of Education move to close Faith and Enochville Elementary schools, ... Read more

7 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Friends of Rowan Public Library to hold annual book sale

The Friends of Rowan Public Library’s annual book sale will be held Nov. 14-15 at its Second Saturday Bookshop, located in West End Plaza at ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Science, religion collide for annual Hood Theological Seminary fall conference

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Returning for a second year with some pandemic-induced changes, Hood Theological Seminary on Friday took on the intersection of ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

North Hills seniors are leaving their marks

SALISBURY – In a year where things are a bit different, North Hills Christian School high school seniors are leaving their marks. A few months ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Education.

Education briefs: New director named at seminary’s Congregational Faith and Learning Center

SALISBURY – Vincent Howell has been appointed director of the Congregational Faith and Learning Center Hood Theological Seminary. The goal of the center is to ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Education.

Rowan County Early College enrollment opens for 2021-2022 school year

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan-County Early College is an opportunity for a handful of Rowan County students to accelerate their studies and get ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

One speaks, two write to oppose Enochville Elementary closure

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — There were two written comments and one person who spoke directly to the Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education during ... Read more

4 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

None speak against closure during hearing to shutter Faith Elementary

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — No one from the public spoke during a public hearing on the closure of Faith Elementary School on Monday ... Read more

5 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Faith, Enochville closure hearings to be held Monday, Tuesday

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Locals will have another turn to make their thoughts known on the potential closure of Faith and Enochville elementary ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

RSS students will eat free for the rest of the school year

Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — An extension has been granted through June on a federal waiver that allows Rowan-Salisbury Schools to feed all students for ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Woodson Planetarium director named to Space Grant, NASA cohort

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Neil Pifer was born in 1974, shortly after the last crew landed on the moon in 1972. “At the ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Shoutouts

Overton Elementary First Class Adventurers These Overton students were recognized for demonstrating creativity. Kindergarten: Ethan Walker, Malachi Williams-Mullis First Grade: Journie Harrington, Akeem McKnight, Isaiah ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Education.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools turns off still-uncollected devices

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Anyone with an old iPad or MacBook air issued by Rowan-Salisbury Schools may have noticed they stopped working on ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

$26 million grant will reward teachers, pay for renewal development

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools will receive $26.3 million over the next three years as part of what Superintendent Lynn Moody describes ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

One more approval left after Faith Academy clears charter advisory board

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com FAITH — Faith Academy, a would-be charter school, received approval from the N.C. Charter School Advisory Board on Tuesday. Academy officials ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

RSS athletic programs face financial shortfalls due to canceled, delayed seasons

Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Athletic programs at local middle and high schools are looking at expenses that far outstrip balances and typical fundraising abilities ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools to stick with plan B until January

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education voted Monday to stick with its current schedule of operations for elementary students ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

School board agrees to hold public hearing on Henderson Independent closure

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Henderson Independent School is facing possible closure at the beginning of next school year, which would change the location ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Election 2020: East area school board candidates talk issues in 2020 race

SALISBURY — Two newcomers are competing for the east area seat on the Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education. Former East Rowan High School head baseball coach ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Election 2020: Salisbury area candidates differ on consolidation

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education incumbent Alisha Byrd-Clark and challenger Jonathan Barbee have different opinions on school consolidation. Byrd-Clark, who is running for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Election 2020: After incumbent concedes, Studer unopposed for the southeast area school board seat

SALISBURY — Jennifer Studer, a local nurse, will be on the ballot along with incumbent Susan Cox for the southeast area seat on the Rowan-Salisbury ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

School board to receive update on bringing elementary students back full time

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools Superintendent Lynn Moody will speak to the school board Monday on results of a survey about moving ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Rotary Club gives free shoes to every third grader in RSS

Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Getting a fresh pair of kicks is a good feeling, but some kids never get to experience the feeling of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

State-funded pre-K seats still open in Rowan County

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — There are about 50 seats still open for county kids whose families want to enroll them in the state-funded ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

UNC Asheville campus put on lockdown over threats

ASHEVILLE (AP) — The University of North Carolina at Asheville campus was placed on lockdown Friday after several offices received threats involving a Black Lives ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Will Gibson named Kannapolis Principal of the Year

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — When Will Gibson was awarded Kannapolis City Schools’ top honor for principals on Thursday, he said he thought it ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Shoutouts

Zachary Tatarka, of China Grove, graduated from Coastal Carolina University with a degree in recreation and sport management this summer. Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

Livingstone maintains low COVID-19 numbers; Catawba not under threat

Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Just two people have tested positive for COVID-19 at Livingstone College since faculty and students came back to campus in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

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