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West smashes South 55-16

By David Shaw For the Salisbury Post MOUNT ULLA — The only problem West Rowan had Friday night was too much of a good thing. ... Read more

20 hours ago by Dave Shaw.

Biden says $3.5 trillion rebuilding plan has hit ‘stalemate’

By LISA MASCARO and JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Friday that talks over his $3.5 trillion rebuilding plan have ... Read more

20 hours ago by News Service Report.

Court rules sex offenders can be monitored perpetually; General Assembly law limits tracking to 10 years

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — It’s constitutional for North Carolina to require people convicted of the most serious sex offenses to ... Read more

20 hours ago by News Service Report.

R. Kelly fate in jury’s hands at sex trafficking trial

By TOM HAYS Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — R. Kelly’s fate is now in a jury’s hands after weeks of lurid testimony in his ... Read more

20 hours ago by News Service Report.

High school football: Hornets romp; North loses key road game

From staff reports TYRO — Salisbury’s freight train of a football team overpowered West Davidson 69-6 for a Central Carolina Conference victory. Ranked second in ... Read more

20 hours ago by Mike London.

Supporters of man freed from prison seek Cooper pardon

RALEIGH (AP) — Dozens of people supporting a North Carolina man who served more than two decades behind bars for a murder he said he ... Read more

20 hours ago by News Service Report.

Rowan County’s COVID-19 death toll tops 40 for September

SALISBURY — Now 24 days through September, Rowan County has seen at least 44 residents die from COVID-19, according to North Carolina Department of Health ... Read more

1 day ago by Josh Bergeron.

Catawba-Wingate football game canceled

Staff report Saturday night’s South Atlantic Conference football game between Catawba College and No. 13 Wingate University has been canceled. It would have been the ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Sports.

Blotter: Sept. 24

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports: • A student at West Rowan Middle School was charged Wednesday with disorderly conduct. • A man on Wednesday ... Read more

1 day ago by Josh Bergeron.

Crowd turns out to raise money for hospitalized sheriff’s deputy

The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office has fired up grills in its parking lot 100 or more times to raise money for employee needs or nonprofits, ... Read more

2 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

COVID-19 death tally continues rising, now at 391 in Rowan County

SALISBURY — The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday reported four new COVID-19 deaths among Rowan County residents, bringing the death tally ... Read more

2 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

‘No winners’: Mason found guilty in fish arcade murder trial

SALISBURY — As soon as the court clerk read the verdict aloud, the tangible tension enveloping the courtroom immediately gave way to gasps and uncontrollable ... Read more

2 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Dixonville task force working to engrave names, quotes at cemetery

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — With the second phase nearly complete, Dixonville-Lincoln Memorial Task Force Chair Emily Perry says recent efforts have focused on ... Read more

2 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Stage set for COVID-19 booster shots

By Lauran Neergaard and Mike Stobbe AP Medical Writers The U.S. vaccination drive against COVID-19 stood on the verge of a major new phase as ... Read more

2 days ago by News Service Report.

Family finds unknown woman’s body in mother’s casket

AHOSKIE (AP) — A North Carolina funeral home said it has reached out to apologize after two sisters who went to view their mother’s body ... Read more

2 days ago by News Service Report.

A third of workers in Cooper order not vaccinated

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — More than one-third of the 56,000 North Carolina government employees included in Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s ... Read more

2 days ago by News Service Report.

Remains of WWII soldier from North Carolina identified, will be buried in Robeson County

WASHINGTON (AP) — An agency which accounts for missing U.S. soldiers said Thursday it has identified a North Carolina man who served in World War ... Read more

2 days ago by News Service Report.

State officials reach deal on prep sports governing, but details remain to be worked out

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — Legislation that would lead to new controls upon the nonprofit body governing North Carolina high school ... Read more

2 days ago by News Service Report.

Mason found guilty in deadly fish arcade shooting

SALISBURY — A jury on Thursday found Dedric Michelle Mason guilty of second-degree murder for the killing of James Christopher Davis at a fish arcade ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Blotter: Men stripped, robbed en route to buy beer

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after two men were stripped and robbed while trying to buy beer from a convenience store. ... Read more

2 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Jury begins deliberations in Fishzilla murder case

SALISBURY — A jury began deliberating Wednesday afternoon in the Fishzilla murder case, but a verdict wasn’t reached on the guilt or innocence of Dedric ... Read more

3 days ago by Ben Stansell.

East Rowan culinary students feed staff who helped build new classroom

GRANITE QUARRY — When East Rowan High School closed for summer break in June, classroom 604 was a Cold War relic, but it transformed into ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Rowan County Fair makes pandemic return Friday with COVID-19 protocols in place

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan County Fair organizers say attendees should keep “one cow length” between one another when the 60th annual fair ... Read more

3 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Education briefs: Schultz selected to NCDPI’s Teacher Leadership Council

SALISBURY — Knox Middle School teacher and 2020-2021 Rowan-Salisbury Schools Teacher of the Year Sally Schultz was recently named to the new North Carolina Department ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Education.

Catawba to induct six into Blue Masque Hall of Fame

SALISBURY– Six artists will be inducted into the Blue Masque Hall of Fame by Catawba College’s Theatre Department on October 29 at 7:30 p.m. Two ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Education.

Cavs After Hours: A new tutoring space at North Rowan

SPENCER — North Rowan High School’s Cavs After Hours has a new home. The school unveiled a new space dedicated to the after-school tutoring program ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Education.

Shoutouts

Shive Elementary Good Citizens Shive Elementary has recognized the following students for being September good core value citizen for the character trait of being good ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Education.

Salisbury Police: Toyota Prius is most popular target for catalytic converter thieves

SALISBURY — Police say the Toyota Prius is the most popular make and model of car among catalytic converter thieves in 2021. Catalytic converters are ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

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