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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

12 mins ago by Carl Blankenship.

Blotter: Police find car windows shot out, bullet holes in home on West Horah Street

SALISBURY – Shots fired were reported on the 1400 block of West Horah Street just after midnight on Saturday. Lt. Lee Walker, of the Salisbury ... Read more

7 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Five held at gunpoint in East Lafayette Street robbery

SALISBURY – Two unnamed men are wanted for committing a robbery after entering an East Lafayette Street home and holding five victims at gunpoint. Salisbury ... Read more

8 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Ask Us: Readers ask questions about Shober Bridge, voting safeguards

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

17 hours ago by Josh Bergeron.

Political notebook: More than 1.4 million votes cast already in North Carolina

SALISBURY — Of the more than 1.4 million votes cast already in North Carolina, more than about 605,000 have been absentee by mail while the ... Read more

18 hours ago by Staff Report.

‘Souls to the polls’: More than 1,300 cast ballots on first Sunday of early voting

SALISBURY — By the time polls opened at 1 p.m. at the West End Plaza voting site, dozens of voters had formed a line that ... Read more

21 hours ago by Ben Stansell.

Crime blotter: Salisbury man faces charges for firing shotgun in city limits, drug possession

SALISBURY — A Salisbury man was charged Sunday with shooting a shotgun within city limits. Demarcus Jaquan Blackwell, 20, of Salisbury, was cited by the ... Read more

22 hours ago by Ben Stansell.

Search continues for missing hiker from Asheville

HAYWOOD COUNTY (AP) — Crews were expected to continue searching Sunday for a hiker who went missing in the North Carolina mountains. A spokeswoman for ... Read more

22 hours ago by News Service Report.

A stroll through the scarecrows: fall-themed activity draws visitors to NC Transportation Museum

SPENCER — In a year that’s been largely devoid of in-person activities, Elaine Holden was searching for something safe to draw visitors to the North ... Read more

2 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Despite scandal, Cunningham maintains small lead in Senate race; supporters say policy positions more important

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Despite a scandal surrounding sexual impropriety, locals say Democrat Cal Cunningham’s continued favorability in the polls may indicate that ... Read more

2 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Rowan Helping Ministries golf tournament raises $20,000

Rowan Helping Ministries’ 10th-annual golf tournament raised nearly $20,000 to help support the food, shelter and crisis assistance programs that serve citizens in need in ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Town of Spencer forging ahead five years after drafting plans for Park Plaza

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SPENCER — Park Plaza’s future has been been an open question for decades, but town leaders are beginning to turn penciled-in ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

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

2 days 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

2 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Trinity Oaks to host Halloween Spooktacular

Halloween may look a little different this year, but Trinity Oaks health and rehab in Salisbury is planning an event to ensure “a spooky good ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Lee Street theatre improves virus prevention tactics, “determined” for ‘Fun Home’ to open

SALISBURY — Rod Oden said that it was almost like watching a scene from E.T. as he observed the crew from PuroClean systematically sanitize every ... Read more

2 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Deficient NC absentee ballots frozen pending further rulings

By Jonathan Drew Associated Press A lawyer for North Carolina’s State Board of Elections said Friday that time is running out to process 10,000 absentee ... Read more

2 days ago by News Service Report.

Cunningham outraises Tillis, enters October with less cash

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — North Carolina Republican Sen. Thom Tillis has entered the home stretch of his competitive and costly ... Read more

2 days ago by News Service Report.

Ex- GOP lawmaker charged with assaulting poll worker

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — A former North Carolina Republican lawmaker who was observing an early voting site in Wake Forest ... Read more

2 days ago by News Service Report.

Trump leans into fear tactics in bid to win Midwest states

By Jill Colvin and Brian Slodysko Associated Press JANESVILLE, Wisconsin — President Donald Trump leaned into fear tactics Saturday as he accused the left of ... Read more

2 days ago by News Service Report.

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

2 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Salvation Army Christmas assistance program moves online this year

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The process to apply for Christmas assistance this year will be done online only to minimize in-person contact. “With ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

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

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Cunningham outraises Tillis, enters October with less cash

By BRYAN ANDERSON Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina Republican Sen. Thom Tillis has entered the home stretch of his competitive and ... Read more

3 days ago by Paris Goodnight.

Early voters across state say they’ll wait ‘as long as it takes’

By LAURIE KELLMAN Associated Press CHARLOTTE (AP) — Americans are accustomed to standing in line. They queue up for airport security, the latest iPhone, COVID ... Read more

3 days ago by News Service Report.

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

3 days ago by News Service Report.

Ex- GOP lawmaker charged with assaulting poll worker in Wake Forest

By BRYAN ANDERSON Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH (AP) — A former North Carolina Republican lawmaker who was observing an early voting site in Wake ... Read more

3 days ago by News Service Report.

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