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East Spencer

Annexations could mean a $1.3 million increase in tax revenue for E. Spencer

EAST SPENCER — Board of Aldermen members cheered out loud Wednesday night after voting to approve the second ...

Local

Filming underway for Hallmark movie in Downtown Salisbury

SALISBURY — Salisbury looked a little bit like Tinseltown at first glance on Wednesday afternoon for people who ...

Business

‘New dynamism to downtown’: Salisbury social district debuts Friday

SALISBURY — After months of discussion and preparation, Downtown Salisbury’s new social district will start on Friday. The ...

Local

Unconditional love of a friend: the life of Alexander Pate

SALISBURY — In today’s world, it is often easy to get caught up in a bustling era that’s ...

Education

$3.9 million in new money for RSS hourly employees on Thursday agenda

SALISBURY — The Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education is planning to consider broad pay increases for its classified ...

Local

Saturday kids’ parade open to public

SALISBURY — Local children are invited to join a kids’ parade through downtown Saturday morning starting at 10 ...

Local

Rowan County recognized among healthiest employers in region

ROWAN COUNTY — As one of the largest employers in the area, Rowan County is more than just ...

Legion baseball

American Legion baseball: Gantt rolls toward 600th Legion win

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY —  It’s a Wednesday afternoon and Rowan County American Legion head coach Jim ...

Crime

Blotter for June 30

In Salisbury Police reports • Police investigated a burglary on W. Fisher Street that was occurred about 4:30 ...

Local

Dan Bishop reception tonight

SALISBURY — Rep. Dan Bishop, the District 8 candidate for Congress, will be honored with a reception to ...

Entertainment

Patriotic concert Sunday at Faith Baptist Church

  “We are a nation of communities…a brilliant diversity spread like stars, like a thousand points of light ...

News

N.C. Transportation Museum to host free firework display Saturday

SPENCER — It’s a red, white and blue celebration in Spencer this Saturday from 7-9:30 p.m. for Fireworks ...

Education

Education briefs: South Rowan cadet receives award for heroism

SALISBURY — The South Rowan High School Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps conducted its annual awards and promotion ...

Faith

Faith Fourth of July prepares for big weekend of Independence Day events

FAITH — This year marks the 76th anniversary of the Faith Fourth of July Festivities. To celebrate, the ...

Education

ShoutOuts

Collegiate Honors Rachel Safrit, of Kannapolis, was named to the Dean’s List at the State University of New ...

Local

Rowan 8-and-under softball all-stars win district

SALISBURY — Rowan County’s 8-and-under softball all-stars won the district by defeating King 23-0, Davie 22-0 and Northwest ...

Education

RCCC holds completion ceremony for S.O.A.R., ELL/ESL program participants

SALISBURY — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College recently held a completion ceremony for 11 students in its Skills, Opportunity, Awareness, ...

Entertainment

Salisbury Symphony Orchestra completes Summer Strings Camp

SALISBURY — The Salisbury Symphony Orchestra’s Summer Strings Camp was held May 30 thorough June 10 at First ...

Education

West Rowan grad wins national masonry competition

SALISBURY — West Rowan’s masonry program is continuing its winning streak after West Rowan graduate Anderson Pruett took ...

News

Republicans pitch taking governor’s power from NC education board

By Hannah Schoenbaum Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — North Carolina House Republicans pushed Wednesday for a constitutional ...

Crime

Arrests follow month-long investigation by State Alcohol Law Enforcement

SALISBURY — North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement (ALE) special agents recently concluded a months-long illegal drug and alcohol ...

Local

Imagine Kannapolis plans approved by City Council, ‘focus areas’ unveiled for community

KANNAPOLIS — The Kannapolis City Council introduced the next step in the vision for the city’s future on ...

Education

Faith Academy launches capital campaign, sets sights on new facility

SALISBURY — Faith Academy is looking to raise $2 million to help pay off its current debt and ...

Crime

Man crashes stolen truck, spews fire extinguishers across property

SALISBURY — A 37-year-old Salisbury man was arrested Tuesday after being accused of breaking into Salisbury Fire Appliance ...

Granite Quarry

Granite Quarry Board of Aldermen detail ideas for Civic Park, Legion building

GRANITE QUARRY — The Granite Quarry Board of Aldermen held a brainstorming session in a special meeting recently, ...

Health

Rowan County drops in 2022 county health rankings

SALISBURY — Rowan County fell in the 2022 County Health Rankings & Roadmaps report recently released by the ...

Crime

Blotter for June 29

In Salisbury Police reports • A theft from a commercial vehicle on Long Meadow Drive was reported to ...

Kannapolis

City of Kannapolis seeks vendors for public safety events

KANNAPOLIS — The city of Kannapolis is looking for nonprofit, education, health and safety vendors to participate in ...

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