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‘Never in my wildest dreams’: Moore ready to take the helm of Salisbury High

SALISBURY — Marvin Moore says he never expected to be a principal until he met a man who would become a mentor. Jerome Heggins, husband ... Read more

1 hour ago by Carl Blankenship.

Greenway expansion, traffic signal maintenance submitted for federal funding

SALISBURY — The Cabarrus-Rowan Metropolitan Planning Organization this week endorsed two local projects for federal grant funding.  The MPO, which prioritizes local transportation projects for ... Read more

1 hour ago by Josh Bergeron.

Salisbury VA says telehealth usage up 971%

With usage of the services increasing because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Salisbury VA says it has conducted more than 9,724 telehealth appointments since Jan. ... Read more

1 hour ago by Staff Report.

Shoutouts

Zachary Tatarka, of China Grove, was named to the President’s List at Coastal Carolina University. Mary Sobataka, of Salisbury, was named to the Dean’s List ... Read more

1 hour ago by Carl Blankenship.

Sheriff offers July 4th safety tips

SALISBURY — Traditionally, the July 4th holiday brings one of the highest traffic flows of the year and is often the deadliest weekend of the ... Read more

1 hour ago by Shavonne Potts.

Faith resident won’t let COVID-19 infect patriotic spirit

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com FAITH — Lisa Phelps hasn’t missed many Faith Fourth of July celebrations, and she isn’t letting the COVID-19 cancellation infect her ... Read more

1 hour ago by Carl Blankenship.

Landis hires CPA firm to conduct 2019-20 audit during special called meeting

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com LANDIS — The Landis Board of Aldermen on Tuesday approved two budget amendments regarding electric and waste collections and picked a ... Read more

1 hour ago by Natalie Anderson.

41 recoveries reported as COVID-19 cases continue to rise by double digits

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — County officials reported on Wednesday that a total of 901 Rowan County residents have recovered from COVID-19 as the ... Read more

4 hours ago by Natalie Anderson.

Registered sex offender found living close to school

SALISBURY — A registered sex offender was charged this week after he moved to a residence within 1,000 feet of Salisbury High, which is a ... Read more

7 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

Florida woman charged with identity theft, suspected of other crimes

SALISBURY — A Florida woman posing as a customer is accused of cashing a $1,980 check at a local bank in the member’s name suspected ... Read more

13 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

School board narrowly approves allowing students in for driver’s ed, other assessments

SALISBURY — Students will be allowed to reenter school facilities under special circumstances. The Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education approved a motion on Monday that ... Read more

1 day ago by Carl Blankenship.

New Sarum donates $9,050 to COVID-19 Relief Fund

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — New Sarum Brewing donated $9,050 to Rowan County United Way’s COVID-19 Relief Fund on Tuesday. The brewery raised funds ... Read more

1 day ago by Carl Blankenship.

Longtime educator, Rowan Democrats vice chair plans school board run

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salosburypost.com SALISBURY — Chariel Dye, a local entrepreneur who spent 20 years working in early childhood education, is planning a campaign for ... Read more

1 day ago by Carl Blankenship.

Two appointed to Historic Salisbury Foundation board of trustees during virtual annual meeting

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Historic Salisbury Foundation nominated two new members to its board of trustees, honored the departure of the foundation’s ... Read more

1 day ago by Natalie Anderson.

Salisbury man issued citations for hit and run accident

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man faces misdemeanor offenses after he crashed into a tree during an argument with his girlfriend and ... Read more

1 day ago by Shavonne Potts.

Rowan investigators looking into Rockwell house fire

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com ROCKWELL — Investigators with the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office are looking into a fire that was intentionally set at a home ... Read more

1 day ago by Shavonne Potts.

County continues to see double-digit increase in cases; state to test all nursing homes

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The county on Tuesday reported an additional 23 people tested positive for COVID-19 and three additional people were being hospitalized. ... Read more

1 day ago by Natalie Anderson.

Two masked, gloved men rob Cricket Wireless cellphone store

SALISBURY — Police are looking for two men who robbed a Cricket Wireless cellphone store Monday morning while wearing disposable face masks and rubber gloves. ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Sheriff’s office identifies man who drowned in High Rock Lake after possible seizure

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A man who is believed to have had a seizure and drowned while landscaping at a Rendleman Road home ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Local lawmakers talk most significant bills during ‘difficult’ legislative session

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Though most of the state legislative session’s efforts have been aimed at mitigating the COVID-19 pandemic, local lawmakers said ... Read more

2 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Historic Salisbury Foundation founder Ed Clement to ‘retire’ from board of trustees

SALISBURY — After 48 straight years, Ed Clement, the principal founder of the historic Salisbury Foundation, plans to “retire” from its board of trustees when his ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Moore named new principal at Salisbury High; three others also named RSS principals

SALISBURY — Isenberg Elementary School Principal Marvin Moore has been named principal at Salisbury High School. The principal at Isenberg since 2012, Moore was among ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Thief breaks into church steals gun, karaoke machine, other items

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury police are looking into who broke into a local church and stole items that include sound equipment. The ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Liberty Commons resident dies from COVID-19; CDC updates guidelines

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan County officials on Monday reported a resident from Liberty Commons died from COVID-19. A total of 43 people ... Read more

2 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Kannapolis’ Woodrow Wilson Elementary renamed

KANNAPOLIS — The Kannapolis City Board of Education on Monday voted to change the name of Woodrow Wilson Elementary School to North Kannapolis Elementary School. ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Education.

Man dies on High Rock Lake after possible seizure, fall into water

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com HIGH ROCK LAKE — A man died Monday after authorities said he fell into a cove on High Rock Lake after ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

State says prisoners objected to being quarantined as part of COVID-19 precautions

SALISBURY — An incident in which prisoners barricaded themselves into a dorm at Piedmont Correctional Institute started with an objection to being quarantined for two ... Read more

2 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Salisbury woman accused of forging father’s name on checks

SALISBURY — A Salisbury woman faces a felony offense after she accused of forging a check with her father’s name on it. According to the ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

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