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City Council approves annexations, rezonings for housing developments, logistics center

SALISBURY — City Council on Tuesday night approved multiple rezoning and annexation requests to accommodate two housing developments ...

Crime

Blotter: Man charged with gun assault after firing at neighbor

CHINA GROVE — A man was taken into custody on Sunday after a reported assault with a gun ...

Elections

Crutchfield wins competitive District 83 Republican primary

Kevin Crutchfield hardly had time to catch his breath as the primary was going on Tuesday, but he ...

Elections

Dry claims victory in primary for District Court judge seat

SALISBURY — Cynthia Dry claimed victory in the primary race for the District Court judge seat No. 3, ...

Elections

Cook fends off challenge, anticipates fourth term as district attorney

Elisabeth Strillaccielisabeth.strillacci@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Current Rowan County District Attorney Brandy Cook easily fended off a challenge from former ...

Elections

Sease wins close primary race for District Court judge seat over Eddinger

SALISBURY — Salisbury attorney Chris Sease claimed his position as Rowan County District Court judge for seat No. ...

Elections

Wyrick wins clerk of Superior Court primary, unchallenged in general election

SALISBURY — Todd Wyrick, a Rowan County magistrate, is the presumptive next clerk of Superior Court for the ...

Elections

Allen claims Republican sheriff primary

SALISBURY — Travis Allen claimed victory in the Rowan County sheriff Republican primary after taking a commanding early ...

Local

Polls open across Rowan County for primary

SALISBURY — Polls opened at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday morning across Rowan County for voting in the primary. The ...

Local

Crews extinguish house fire on Milford Hills Road

SALISBURY — Ryan Thomas was driving on Brenner Avenue shortly after 8 a.m. Tuesday when he saw a ...

Local

Sculpture Show returns, bringing new public art to the streets of Salisbury

SALISBURY — Walking around Salisbury this week, visitors may notice some new and unfamiliar sights in the community ...

Education

Six apply for superintendent job

SALISBURY — As of Monday morning, six people have applied to be the next superintendent of Rowan-Salisbury Schools. ...

Local

Baby formula shortage hits family hard

By Elisabeth Strillaccielisabeth.strillacci@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — When Lashonda Harris and Eric McCluney found out they were expecting, they thought ...

Local

Commissioners approve rezoning for mini-storage facility, reschedule rezoning for industrial park

SALISBURY — Commissioners removed a rezoning request for a major industrial park planned for Long Ferry Road from ...

Crime

Blotter: May 16

In Salisbury Police reports: • Marvin Amilcar Ruano Gonzalez, 43, was charged with felony indecent liberties with children ...

Crime

Blotter: Man charged with possession of stolen gun

SAL.ISBURY — A Salisbury man was arrested on several felony firearm charges on Sunday. James Jerico Horton, 30, ...

Local

Cleveland woman lands $284,041 lottery prize

CLEVELAND — For one local woman, the purchase of a scratch-off ticket has led to quite the financial ...

Elections

Campaign finance reports show candidate fundraising, spending ahead of primary

By Elisabeth Strillacci & Ben Stansell news@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Finance reports released last week show how candidates in ...

Education

Livingstone celebrates 140th convocation

SALISBURY — Livingstone College graduated its latest class from the longstanding institution on Saturday morning with a ceremony ...

Local

Earth Day Jam brings artists, vendors to Bell Tower Green

SALISBURY — Bell Tower Green was taken over by crowds on Saturday to benefit a local nonprofit with ...

Elections

What you need to know for Tuesday’s primary election

Elisabeth Strillacci & Ben Stansell SALISBURY — Tuesday’s primary election will be here in the blink of an ...

Elections

Rowan Democrats open headquarters on West Innes Street

Elisabeth Strillaccielisabeth.strillacci@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — After exactly two years on a COVID hiatus, Rowan County Democrats celebrated the reopening ...

East Spencer

Royal Giants Park celebrates grand reopening in East Spencer

Elisabeth Strillacci elisabeth.strillacci@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — The massive, water-filled baseball tipped ever so slightly forward, paused, then rotated ...

Local

Protesters rally for abortion rights in front of county building

SALISBURY — Demonstrators gathered at the steps of the Rowan County Administration Building on Saturday afternoon to show ...

Business

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 ...

Business

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 ...

Crime

Blotter: May 13

In Salisbury Police reports: • Paul Matthew Carter, 41, was charged with felony breaking and entering and larceny ...

Kannapolis

Jiggy with Piggy 5K results released

KANNAPOLIS — The Jiggy with the Piggy 5K had more than 300 walkers/runners on Wednesday evening, including some ...

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