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County Manager’s proposed budget avoids tax increase, foreshadows effects of inflation, revaluation

SALISBURY — Utilizing one-time funding sources while anticipating positive sales tax revenues and property values to increase, Rowan ...

Local

14,000 flags placed at Salisbury National Cemetery

SALISBURY — Approximately 14,000 flags were placed at Salisbury National Cemetery on Saturday morning. Ronnie Smith, who organized ...

Local

A young life lost, a legacy lives on

SALISBURY — Two kidneys, one heart, one liver. Those are the things that 21-year-old Payton Massey left behind ...

Education

Superintendent application deadline extended to August

SALISBURY — The application window for those looking to become the next superintendent of Rowan-Salisbury Schools has been ...

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Salisbury High School grads celebrate as one

Elisabeth Strillacci elisabeth.strillacci@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Under a sun-filled blue sky, Salisbury High School graduates cheered on classmates, shook ...

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Taking another read of banned books

By Elisabeth Strillacci elisabeth.strillacci@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — They might be banned in some places, but on Saturday afternoon, many ...

Business

East Spencer, China Grove selected to participate in statewide rural community initiative

Elisabeth Strillacci & Ben Stansell Both China Grove and East Spencer were selected along with 17 other towns ...

Local Events

Pops at the Post: Salisbury Symphony to celebrate community spirit

SALISBURY — Pops at the Post is set to make its in-person return on June 4 after a ...

Pops at the Post

Pops tab 2022: Pops embracing social district spirit this year

SALISBURY — In anticipation of downtown’s new social district, Pops at the Post will be making local brews ...

Business

Brad Rhodes: Baby Boomers retiring at a rate of 10,000 a day

Many people don’t get defined pension plans from their employers anymore. If anything, employers have reduced their 401(k) ...

Lifestyle

Author of Rowan longrifle makers book presenting program on Saturday

Historian and author C. Michael Briggs will give a program at the Forsyth County Public Library auditorium on ...

Entertainment

Salisbury Swing Band kicks off festivities for Pops at the Post

It’s hard to put a finger on just what swing music sounds like. Ask the average person and ...

News

Recent graduate recognized for winning Congressional Awards

SALISBURY — Jacob Hinson has made the most of the past four years. And he’s got the medals ...

Pops at the Post

Pops tab 2022: Frequently Asked Questions

Question: Where is the concert? Answer: Pops at the Post takes place on the 100 block of South ...

News

Pops tab 2022: National Guard will bring Black Hawk helicopter to Pops at Post

By Elisabeth Strillacci elisabeth.strillacci@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — As a way of saying thank you to the community for its ...

Business

Biz Roundup: Local accountant Tyler Black honored for skills during accounting exam

SALISBURY — The American Institute of CPAs recently awarded the 2021 Elijah Watts Sells Award to a Salisbury ...

Local

Salisbury’s Dees joins Rachel Carson Council staff as summer Stanback Fellow

WASHINGTON — Salisbury native Maggie Dees has joined the Rachel Carson Council staff as a summer 2022 Stanback ...

News

Salisbury VA Health Care System doctor earns excellence in care leadership honor

Salisbury — The Salisbury VA Health Care System has recently selected the 2021 Mark Wolcott Awardee for Excellence ...

Nation/World

Uvalde a mix of pride and anger as it grieves school attack

By Elliot Spagat Associated Press UVALDE, Texas — Days after a local man burst into an elementary school ...

Nation/World

Russia takes small cities, aims to widen east Ukraine battle

By Yuras Karmanau and Elena Becatoros Associated Press KRAMATORSK, Ukraine — As Russia asserted progress in its goal ...

Nation/World

VP Harris tells Buffalo mourners: ‘We will come together’

By Susan Haigh and Patrick Semansky Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. — Mourners laid to rest the last of ...

High School

High school baseball: Raiders regional champs, move on to 3A State Championship Series

Staff report LANDIS — JD James’ three-run homer in the bottom of the sixth cleared the right-field fence, ...

Local

Rollover results in injuries, congested traffic

SALISBURY — A convertible rolled over in an accident on Faith Road near the Stratford Road intersection about ...

Crime

Blotter: May 27

In Sheriff’s Office reports: • A Kannapolis man was the victim of wire fraud and he reported the ...

Lifestyle

Ashes to ashes: Invasive beetle continues to cause demise of green ash trees

SALISBURY — Pulling back the flaking bark of the green ash tree with the ease of someone peeling ...

Lifestyle

D-Day remembrance event returns to Price of Freedom Museum on June 4

SALISBURY — The annual D-Day remembrance kicks off at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 4, at the Price ...

Lifestyle

Sarina Dellinger column: Managing weeds in your home garden

By Sarina Dellinger For the Salisbury Post Many of our visitors ask how we can manage all of ...

Crime

Repeat sex offender arrested on new charges in Rowan County

KANNAPOLIS — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Kannapolis man Friday on charges related to sex offenses ...

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