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Sheriff’s deputies charge Salisbury woman after finding drugs, cash in stolen car

LANDIS — A Salisbury woman was charged after Rowan deputies seized drugs and cash from a stolen car she was driving. Heather Michelle Miller, 45, ... Read more

11 mins ago by Shavonne Potts.

Rivas taking over as principal at Hanford-Dole

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Jessica Rivas began her teaching career in her 30s as an elementary dual-language teacher. Most recently, Rivas was an ... Read more

12 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Back to School: Calendars

Rowan-Salisbury Schools Calendar First day of classes: Aug. 17. Fall Break: Oct. 14 to 16. Labor Day: Sept. 7, no classes. Veterans Day: Nov. 11, ... Read more

12 hours ago by Post Education.

Back to School: Getting to know local schools

Bostian Elementary School 4245 Old Beatty Ford Road, China Grove. 704-857-2322 Principal: Cory Stirewalt Mascot: Bulldogs China Grove Elementary School 514 S. Franklin St., China ... Read more

12 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Back to School: A message from RSS Superintendent Lynn Moody

By Dr. Lynn Moody Intentionality, patience, grace, kindness — these are all very powerful words that we carry with us into the beginning of the ... Read more

12 hours ago by Post Education.

Q&A with Summit Academy Principal Amy Pruitt

The Post caught up with Amy Pruitt to learn more about The Summit Virtual K-8 Academy. Pruitt answered some of the most important questions surrounding ... Read more

12 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Lessons for the fall from a spring of remote preschool

By Liz Bell EdNC.org Remote learning presents challenges, especially for the youngest learners. As many districts choose to start the fall semester virtually to reduce ... Read more

12 hours ago by Staff Report.

Back to School: Basic supplies needed

Kindergarten — second grade Pencils One block eraser One pack of crayons Three packs of loose-leaf paper Two glue sticks One pencil box or pouch ... Read more

12 hours ago by Post Education.

Back to School: School bus safety

Rowan-Salisbury Schools lists the following safety tips for parents: Make sure you always drop off and pick up your child at the designated bus stop ... Read more

12 hours ago by Post Education.

Back to School: New COVID-19 precautions will be in place across the district

Students are heading back into schools this year, and things will look different. Students will only be in schools two days a week, and there ... Read more

12 hours ago by Post Education.

City lifts moratorium on utility disconnections; will continue to explore options for outstanding debt

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Salisbury City Council on Tuesday rescinded its own moratorium on utility disconnections as the number of accounts with ... Read more

12 hours ago by Natalie Anderson.

‘This is our lifeline:’ East Spencer officials ask Salisbury for water billing credit to aid in economic development

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury-Rowan Utilities as well as city staff will work with the town of East Spencer to determine a multi-month ... Read more

15 hours ago by Natalie Anderson.

Autumn Care becomes newest site of COVID-19 outbreak

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County Health Department on Wednesday reported a new nursing home outbreak at Autumn Care of Salisbury. The ... Read more

15 hours ago by Natalie Anderson.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools asking parents to find alternatives to school buses

Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan-Salisbury School System is asking families to find their own ways to get children to school, if possible. When ... Read more

15 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Salisbury license plate office sets record straight on long lines

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — There are multiple reasons behind the lines at the Salisbury location of the N.C. License Plate Agency, said local ... Read more

15 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

Utility cutoffs could begin this month in Landis

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com LANDIS — Town officials could begin utility disconnections as soon as this month for residents who don’t agree to a payment ... Read more

16 hours ago by Natalie Anderson.

Man held in contempt of court for not wearing mask, disruption

SALISBURY — A man who was in court Wednesday for drug-related charges will spend the next 30 days in jail after he refused to wear ... Read more

17 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

Business, assembly, mask mandates extended longer in NC

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — North Carolina’s COVID-19 restrictions keeping some businesses with higher risks for spreading the virus closed and mass ... Read more

17 hours ago by News Service Report.

Education briefs

Ministers fellowship announces scholarship announces Treasure Feamster scholarships On July 11th, three graduating seniors were awarded $500.00 scholarships on behalf of the Treasure Feamster scholarships ... Read more

18 hours ago by Post Education.

Education shoutouts

Emory and Henry College and the Old Dominion Athletic Conference are pleased to announce that 132 E&H student-athletes from the College’s 20 NCAA Division III ... Read more

18 hours ago by Post Education.

Police: Woman reports car stolen with keys in the ignition

SALISBURY — A woman reported to police her car was stolen with the keys in the ignition while she went inside a local apartment complex. ... Read more

18 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

Former Editor Cook to lead special gifts for 2020 United Way campaign

When Elizabeth Cook was editor of the Salisbury Post in the mid-1990s, she was given a new task from Publisher Cathy Wilkerson. Cook was charged ... Read more

18 hours ago by Ben Stansell.

Vandals spraypaint wall at Salisbury National Cemetery

SALISBURY — Police are hoping to find the vandals who spraypainted a wall at the Historic Salisbury National Cemetery. An employee found on Tuesday morning ... Read more

24 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

State responds to plea for transportation museum’s reopening

SPENCER — The first priority must always be the health and safety of guests and staff, the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources said in response ... Read more

1 day ago by Josh Bergeron.

NC wins federal grant to improve instruction during school disruptions

Staff reports WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the N.C. Department of Public Instruction a $17.6 million grant to develop innovative ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Education.

Recoveries rise in addition to 29 new positives

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — An additional 29 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Rowan County, but recoveries continue to rise. The increase ... Read more

2 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

No action taken on banning tear gas after divisive city council meeting

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Tensions surrounding a proposal to halt the use of chemical agents by the Salisbury Police Department bubbled to a ... Read more

2 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

East Spencer wants residents to participate on youth advisory committee

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — The town of East Spencer has formed a youth advisory committee and wants to hear from residents about ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

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