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Brown, Williamson shed interim titles at Hurley, Corriher-Lipe

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Interim Hurley Elementary School Principal Jennifer Brown and Interim Corriher-Lipe Middle School Principal April Williamson were both promoted to ... Read more

3 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

During pandemic, some first responders see changes in call volumes, types

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Some local first responders are seeing changes in call volumes and types during the outbreak of COVID-19 here. For ... Read more

3 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

Salisbury police respond to five drug overdoses in three days

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Four men and two women were revived using Narcan this weekend after they all overdosed. And it’s not a ... Read more

3 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

April issue of Salisbury the Magazine is now available

SALISBURY — The April issue of Salisbury the Magazine, a publication of the Salisbury Post, has reached subscribers and is now available elsewhere. Closures prompted by ... Read more

3 hours ago by Mark Wineka.

East Spencer town board to consider curfew during COVID-19 pandemic

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — The town is considering instituting a curfew during the COVID-19 pandemic. The East Spencer Board of Aldermen discussed ... Read more

3 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Man cited for trespassing, larceny at meat processing plant

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A local man was issued a citation on Saturday after a security guard at Freirich Foods Inc. on West ... Read more

3 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

Post makes changes to ensure continued print publication

The Salisbury Post has made several changes to ensure publication of the printed newspaper with no interruption as COVID-19 forces many businesses to shut down ... Read more

3 hours ago by Staff Report.

Rowan County COVID-19 case count increases to 22

SALISBURY — From Friday to Monday, the number of COVID-19 cases in Rowan County increased from 14 to 22, according to the Rowan County Health ... Read more

14 hours ago by Staff Report.

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

1 day ago by Natalie Anderson.

Political notebook: Hudson, Budd supported emergency coronavirus relief bill

U.S. Reps. Richard Hudson, R-8, and Ted Budd, R-13, joined the other representatives in supporting the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act as it ... Read more

1 day ago by Liz Moomey.

Spirit of Rowan: Duke recycling unit at Buck Steam Station to repurpose 400,000 tons of ash a year

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com Duke Energy announced local coal ash excavation plans in 2016 following a mandate from a court settlement. Residents will see the ... Read more

1 day ago by Natalie Anderson.

Spirit of Rowan: West Rowan EMS station will repurpose another part of old school

By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost.com It’s not just the media center. Another part of the former Cleveland Elementary School is getting a new use as ... Read more

1 day ago by Deirdre Smith.

Spirit of Rowan: Chewy bringing big business of online retail to Rowan’s doorstep

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com A 700,000 square foot facility with 1,200 jobs on offer has been big news in town for the previous year after ... Read more

1 day ago by Carl Blankenship.

Spirit of Rowan: Cannon Ballers stadium anchors downtown Kannapolis

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com COVID-19 has only postponed what’s sure to be a new day in Kannapolis, when the newly renamed Cannon Ballers team throws ... Read more

1 day ago by Liz Moomey.

Spirit of Rowan: New hotels, overnight lodging contribute to economy

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com As the economy has so, too, has the hotel and lodging industry in Rowan County. While times are different because of ... Read more

1 day ago by Natalie Anderson.

Spirit of Rowan: Railwalk Pavilion to be downtown’s new dynamic hub

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com The Rowan County Tourism Development Authority was looking to create a dynamic outdoor space in downtown Salisbury. In March 2018, the ... Read more

1 day ago by Liz Moomey.

Spirit of Rowan: School’s media center finds new life as public library

By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost.com The new West Branch of Rowan Public Library is almost ready to open, making use of the former Cleveland Elementary ... Read more

1 day ago by Deirdre Smith.

Spirit of Rowan: 132 Flats sets precedent for new downtown apartment development

The Fishers have owned 132 E. Innes Street for years. The 1910 building has gone through variations, such as a space for the Chamber of ... Read more

1 day ago by Liz Moomey.

Spirit: New Bell Tower Green takes shape downtown

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com Bell Tower Green, Salisbury’s only downtown park, is more than a passive green space, say park representatives and designers. The park ... Read more

1 day ago by Shavonne Potts.

Spirit of Rowan: Salisbury has ‘hit the metrics’ for new retailers

HomeGoods and Burlington have joined the ranks of retailers in Salisbury. HomeGoods is a chain of discount home furnishing stores and was founded in the ... Read more

1 day ago by Carl Blankenship.

Spirit of Rowan: Rowan Little League builds a softball dynasty here

For the second time in five years, a Rowan County team in 2019 won the Little League Softball World Series. Rowan’s team, girls ages 11 ... Read more

1 day ago by Dennis Davidson.

Spirit of Rowan: Wallace Cancer Institute will provide services under one roof

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com Four years ago, when it decided to create a single destination for patients, Novant Health Rowan Medical Center made a decision ... Read more

1 day ago by Shavonne Potts.

Ask Us: What is the status of the empty lot at the corner of E. Innes and Lee Streets?

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

1 day ago by Natalie Alms.

Blotter: Rockwell man charged with assault on female and unauthorized use of vehicle

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com ROCKWELL — David Lucas Dyson, 29, was arrested on Friday on two misdemeanor charges of assault on a female and unauthorized ... Read more

1 day 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

1 day ago by News Service Report.

UPDATED: COVID-19 case count hits 17 in Rowan County

SALISBURY — The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Rowan County hit 17 on Sunday, increasing by three from the previous day. The Rowan County ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

RSS needs 25,000 bags a day for meals delivered

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools is delivering about 25,000 meals a day during school closure at no cost to students, but that number has created one ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

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

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

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