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Medline closing Salisbury surgical kit manufacturing facility

SALISBURY — In a move that will impact about 100 employees, Medline is closing its surgical procedure kit ...

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Harrison keeps family’s florist business going — but he’s doing it his way

SALISBURY — Five years ago, David Harrison had every intention of leaving his family’s flower business in someone ...

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Biz Roundup: Food Lion president named one of the state’s most influential leaders

SALISBURY — Meg Ham, president of Food Lion, was named as one of North Carolina’s most influential leaders ...

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Brad Rhodes: Market volatility can be stressful

You’ve worked hard all your life, played by the rules, only to have most of your nest egg ...

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Dragon Boat Festival returning for eighth year, team registration now open

From the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce: Salisbury — The Eighth Annual Rowan Chamber Dragon Boat Festival will ...

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‘Believe in yourself’: Media personality encourages Chambers of Commerce’s leadership class

SALISBURY — On Thursday morning, the graduates of the Chamber of Commerce’s 29th Leadership Rowan class were recognized ...

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Hotwire brings Wi-Fi to Bell Tower Green, will provide free internet during Cheerwine Festival

SALISBURY — Bell Tower Green is now online. Hotwire Communications has launched a free public Wi-Fi system in ...

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New Sarum brews four different styles of Cheerwine beer for festival

SALISBURY — Cheerwine beer is coming back. During the 2022 Cheerwine Festival held in downtown Salisbury from noon ...

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Cheerwine creativity: Vendors find unique ways to infuse soft drink’s flavor into products

SALISBURY — Kristan Friel was determined to get the flavor just right. In the spring of 2018, Friel ...

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Commissioners will consider rezoning for Long Ferry Road industrial park

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Board of Commissioners on Monday will hold a public hearing regarding a rezoning ...

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Rowan Vocational Opportunities plans warehouse expansion

SALISBURY — A 17,000-square-foot warehouse expansion is planned for Rowan Vocational Opportunities this summer. The organization was founded ...

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Brad Rhodes: Why women need to be worried about retirement

“Despite their increasing influence, women remain largely ignored by the financial industry. It’s time for them to educate ...

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Biz Roundup: Salisbury’s Green Solution Group awarded $50,000 grant from NC Idea foundation

SALISBURY — NC Idea a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic empowerment, has awarded a total ...

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The Shack comes back: Former restaurant owner revives eatery for one special night

ROCKWELL — Gripping the silver handle in his well-seasoned hands, Harry Agner jostles the basket just enough to ...

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Dilapidated Intimidators Stadium set for demolition, new life as industrial park

KANNAPOLIS — Once a place where fans gathered to watch baseball, the Kannapolis Intimidators Stadium now resembles a ...

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Biz Roundup: Rowan Chamber Minority Business Council set to host entrepreneur professional development

SALISBURY — The Rowan Chamber Minority Business Council will host a Zoom meeting on May 17 at 9 ...

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Let’s make a deal: Local athlete, barber form unique partnership

SALISBURY — The landscape of college sports was remade last year when the National Collegiate Athletic Association altered ...

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City enters contract to purchase Wells Fargo building, will explore using it as event center

SALISBURY — The city of Salisbury is exploring the possibility of transforming one of downtown’s most prominent buildings ...

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Biz Briefs: Rowan Chamber will host leadership speaker at Power in Partnership on May 19

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Chamber of Commerce will host guest speaker Helen Little at its last Power ...

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Brad Rhodes: Does your retirement account need rescuing?

Because of the accumulation benefits of tax deferral, many individuals have successfully created substantial IRA or 401(K) accounts ...

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Plant power: Herbalist shares knowledge, love of plants with others through herbal products

SALISBURY — Within the walls of her workshop in the woods, Candice CasaSanta blends science and folklore. Then ...

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Moving dirt for Macy’s: Local leaders celebrate start of construction on retailer’s China Grove facility

CHINA GROVE — Standing under a large white tent with excavators and acres of red dirt behind him, ...

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The Fun Factory will bring ‘a place for families’ to downtown Salisbury

SALISBURY — Tired of having to drive outside of Rowan County to take her two boys, Waylen and ...

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Planning Board votes in favor of rezoning for 380-acre industrial park on Long Ferry Road

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Planning Board on Monday night unanimously approved a rezoning request to accommodate an ...

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Biz briefs: Robertson Family Foundation joins Forward Rowan campaign

SALISBURY — The Rowan Rowan Economic Development Council has announced that the Blanche and Julian Robertson Family Foundation, Inc. has joined ...

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Leadership Rowan’s 30th anniversary class taking shape as applications due May 20

SALISBURY —  The Rowan County Chamber of Commerce is taking applications for the 2022-23 Leadership Rowan Class. For ...

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Brad Rhodes: Will your retirement income go the distance?

Not having enough money saved to last them in their golden years. Industry expert Tom Hegna has written ...

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Task force exploring options for historic, wooden bridge on East Fisher Street

SALISBURY —  After the discovery of additional repairs needed to maintain the integrity of a wooden bridge on ...

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