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Literacy Council moves on without United Way funding

By Maggie Blackwell After being a longtime recipient, The Rowan Literacy Council this year didn’t receive United Way funding and is organizing a new fundraiser ... Read more

1 hour ago by Staff Report.

County picks April 1 to turn over land for shelter’s new dog wing

SALISBURY — Construction work on a new dog wing at the Rowan County Animal Shelter could start as soon as April. Rowan County Commissioners on ... Read more

1 hour ago by Josh Bergeron.

Council hears about changes needed in city’s Land Development Ordinance

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Last spring, the Salisbury City Council gave planning staff and the Planning Board a task: to fix the city’s ... Read more

1 hour ago by Liz Moomey.

Salisbury-Rowan Utilities seeks $40 million in bonds for upgrades, refinancing

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Following City Council approval Tuesday, two projects to update Salisbury-Rowan Utilities infrastructure and refinance debt will go before the ... Read more

1 hour ago by Liz Moomey.

Blotter: Salisbury man found unconscious in truck charged with drug possession

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man was charged with heroin possession after he was found unconscious behind the wheel of a pickup ... Read more

1 hour ago by Shavonne Walker.

Catawba’s outgoing president takes job in Kentucky

SALISBURY —Brien Lewis, president of Catawba College for the past eight years, will become president of Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky, beginning July 1. He ... Read more

10 hours ago by Post Education.

Salisbury man charged with drug possession following undercover purchases

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man was charged Friday with multiple drug offenses after undercover drug transactions, said Salisbury Police Detective Travis ... Read more

12 hours ago by Shavonne Walker.

Salisbury man accused of sex offenses, rape

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man faces felony sex offense charges after the victim reported the abuse to a doctor. Salisbury Police ... Read more

13 hours ago by Shavonne Walker.

Rowan man charged, accused of sex offense of young child

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Rowan County man was charged this weekend with felony sex offense charges after he was accused in December ... Read more

14 hours ago by Shavonne Walker.

Rowan weather: Sunny and cold

You think it’s cold now, just wait until tomorrow morning. Today will warm from a low of 21 to a high of 39, with sunshine ... Read more

17 hours ago by Deirdre Smith.

Founder transfers karate style to Rowan’s Smith brothers

SALISBURY — When the Tomoe Warrior Test was administered to Sidekick Karate students on Saturday, the founder of the American Open Karate System was on ... Read more

1 day ago by David Freeze.

Sheriff’s office says eight more businesses added to ‘fish arcades’ facing shutdown

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — More “fish arcade” businesses will face a shut down this week after Rowan County Sheriff Kevin Auten sent a ... Read more

1 day ago by Shavonne Walker.

Landis aldermen OK never-approved personnel policy from 2013

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com LANDIS — The Board of Aldermen in a Monday special-called meeting approved a personnel policy that was drafted in November 2013 ... Read more

1 day ago by Liz Moomey.

Posters Jan. 21

• Tonight: Southern Piedmont Woodturners host Bob Moffett, Jan. 21 • 6:30 p.m. , Clearwater Artist Studios, 223 Crowell Drive, NW, Concord. Info 704-796-0803 • ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Warm up dinner with savory soups

By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost After our false spring, winter has returned and the dark evenings are pretty cold. Time to roll out the soups ... Read more

1 day ago by Deirdre Smith.

Newest technology on tap Sunday for 37th Winter Flight 8K/5K, Fun Run

SALISBURY — The oldest 8K in the state is just part of the excitement on Sunday afternoon, Jan. 26,  at Catawba College. The 8K and ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Annual MLK humanitarian awards recognize some of community’s best

SALISBURY — During a Sunday program that blended worship and an awards ceremony, six community members had their names mentioned alongside civil rights icon Rev. ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Ask Us: What are the plans for the former Cone Mill property in Salisbury?

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 ... Read more

2 days ago by Natalie Alms.

County will move recycling center in conjunction with new animal shelter wing

SALISBURY — Rowan County Commissioners on Tuesday will iron out details of a privately funded dog wing addition to the animal shelter. The dog wing ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Blotter: Pair charged in connection with three Enochville armed robberies

ENOCHVILLE — A man has been charged with armed robbery of three convenience stores in the Enochville areas between Jan. 7 and Jan 16. Shelby ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Town Crier community meetings Jan. 20-26

Third Monday, Jan. 20 — Dr. MLK Jr. Celebration Breakfast Jan. 20 • 7-8:30 a.m. $10. Annual MLK breakfast at the J.F. Hurley YMCA on ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Political notebook: Absentee ballot applications now available

Applications for absentee ballots are now available at the Rowan County Board of Elections. An immediate relative may make an application for a ballot to ... Read more

2 days ago by Liz Moomey.

World War II photos tell a story never spoken

By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost.com No one had seen the photos for 45 years. No one realized the extent of the late James Bruton’s experiences ... Read more

3 days ago by Deirdre Smith.

$10,000 put up for initial phases of Rowan trail head at Wil-Cox Bridge

Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SPENCER — A nonprofit group has agreed to fund survey work and landscape design for the development of a park on the ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Council will consider transferring lot to Downtown Salisbury Inc.

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — While a study showed downtown Salisbury has a “perceived parking problem,” the city council will consider a resolution to ... Read more

3 days ago by Liz Moomey.

MLK parade and celebration at civic center draws crowd

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Vehicles, community organizations and dance troupes snaked through downtown on a chilly Saturday to commemorate civil rights icon Rev. ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

A camaraderie: Old Armor Beer Company opens to give back to fellow veterans

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — As individuals, Kyle Lingafelt, Stefan Perrine and Richard Bradley wanted to make an impact supporting fellow veterans, so they ... Read more

3 days ago by Liz Moomey.

Business briefs: Standard Process lease at NC Research Campus extends to 2025

KANNAPOLIS —  Standard Process has entered into a five-year lease agreement with the David H. Murdock Research Institute for new lab space for the Standard ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

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