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Renting out Wrenn House is next on menu for Bell Tower Green Park

SALISBURY — Now that Bell Tower Green is open and buzzing with visitors, the next piece of the puzzle for the park’s leadership is finding ... Read more

7 hours ago by Ben Stansell.

City to purchase, replace floating aerator devices for wastewater treatment

SALISBURY — The city has authorized the purchase of four floating aerator devices for a little more than $188,000 as part of five-year plan to ... Read more

8 hours ago by Natalie Anderson.

NC Community College president details importance of connection between businesses, educational institutions

SALISBURY — Talking to a room full of Rowan County professionals, Thomas Stith III on Thursday emphasized the importance of strengthening the bonds between businesses ... Read more

8 hours ago by Ben Stansell.

Nation’s largest barn quilt mural to be unveiled in Cleveland on Saturday

CLEVELAND — Rowan County is looking to take back the title of being home to the largest barn quilt mural in style. In 2019, West ... Read more

8 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Few details available after Kannapolis shooting claims life

KANNAPOLIS — Limited details were available Thursday after a homicide at 2103 Fowler St. in the Kannapolis area. Maj. John Sifford of the Rowan Sheriff’s ... Read more

14 hours ago by Staff Report.

East Spencer apparel store will host free luncheon for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

EAST SPENCER — In conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, InspirU Apparel is hosting a free luncheon Saturday from 12-3 p.m. for anyone who has ... Read more

15 hours ago by Ben Stansell.

Catawba College receives record $200 million contribution to endowment

SALISBURY – Catawba College on Thursday announced the receipt of a $200 million gift to its endowment, far surpassing any previous donation. The anonymous gift ... Read more

18 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Blotter: Bullet holes found at Salisbury home

SALISBURY — A person on Wednesday reported finding bullet holes in their home on New Street. At about 5 p.m. on Wednesday, the person return ... Read more

19 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Rowan Sheriff’s Office releases details of NASCAR driver’s assault at coworker’s home

SALISBURY — Carson Ware, a part-time NASCAR driver, was staying with a coworker and his wife when he was arrested Wednesday on assault and injury ... Read more

21 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Christmas Bureau opens applications for families to get holiday assistance

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Christmas Bureau is now accepting applications for local assistance programs. The program is coordinated by Rowan County United Way. Families ... Read more

1 day ago by Carl Blankenship.

Spencer Library hosts life pathways event

SPENCER — A pair of student groups from Essie Academy and North Rowan Middle School spent some time at Spencer Public Library on Tuesday learning ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Education.

Salisbury-Rowan NAACP President Gemale Black seeking state branch’s top spot

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury-Rowan NAACP President Gemale Black is on the ballot this weekend to “reset, restart and refocus” the North Carolina ... Read more

1 day ago by Natalie Anderson.

A fall theme on learning math at Mt. Ulla Elementary

MT. ULLA — More than 125 students poured into Mt. Ulla Elementary on Oct. 12 excited for something unexpected: math. There was fun and candy ... Read more

1 day ago by Carl Blankenship.

NASCAR driver jailed on Rowan County assault charges

SALISBURY — A part-time NASCAR driver was jailed Wednesday in Rowan County on assault charges and indefinitely suspended from competing. Carson Reed Ware, a 21-year-old ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Knox assistant principal resigns after video showing student confrontation

SALISBURY – A Knox Middle School administrator resigned last week after Rowan-Salisbury Schools was made aware of a video showing a confrontation with a student, ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Woodleaf man jailed after two-county car chase

SALISBURY — A Woodleaf man was jailed Tuesday after taking Rowan County sheriff’s deputies on a chase from Julian Road, through Concord and Kannapolis and ... Read more

2 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Rowan Board of Elections criticized for debating replacement of poll supervisor

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Local residents criticized the Rowan County Board of Elections Tuesday for publicly discussing the replacement of an elections supervisor ... Read more

2 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Spencer aldermen, mayor candidates talk town’s future

SPENCER — The town’s aldermen and mayor for the next two years shared some of their thoughts on the town and their priorities during virtual ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Firms hoping to lead Salisbury manager search will make pitches to council members Friday

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City Council members will have a public meeting Friday morning to hear presentations from two firms interested in assisting ... Read more

2 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

$2.24 million grant will major boost to Livingstone College STEM programs

SALISBURY — Livingstone College has received $2.24 million from the National Science Foundation, the largest grant in the school’s history. The grant will fund a ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Education.

Salisbury man arrested for running from deputies in smoke shop, tossing gun under table

SALISBURY — Rowan County Sheriff deputies on Monday charged a Salisbury man with a felony gun crime after attempting to serve a warrant connected to ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Blotter: Salisbury man charged with indecent liberties, first degree sex offense

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday charged a Salisbury man with felony sex offenses in connection to a July incident. Jonathan Ray ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Election 2021: Bowman challenging Taylor in Rockwell mayor’s race

ROCKWELL — In the town’s mayoral race, voters will have a choice between a candidate going for 22 years in the position and a 14-year ... Read more

3 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Political Notebook: Rowan Democratic Party makes endorsements for municipal races

The Rowan County Democratic Party has endorsed registered Democrats on the ballot for this year’s municipal elections, which are nonpartisan. Early voting is underway in ... Read more

3 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Spencer looking for big impact from new storefront grants

SPENCER — Spencer has $35,000 on hand to help local businesses take their store fronts to the next level, and it is looking for good ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Election 2021: Granite Quarry’s new mayor will be a veteran or a newcomer

GRANITE QUARRY — A fresh face and an old standby are on the ballot for Granite Quarry’s mayor job this year. Incumbent Mayor Bill Feather ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Ask Us: If I received my vaccine in another county, is it recorded in Rowan?

Editor’s note: Ask Us is a weekly feature published online Mondays and in print on Tuesdays. We’ll seek to answer your questions about items or trends ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Young entrepreneur raises $1,000 for Rowan County United Way with lemonade stand

SALISBURY — A young entrepreneur spent Saturday selling lemonade for a good cause. Wearing a bright yellow ribbon and matching shoes, 7-year-old Layla Jones helped ... Read more

3 days ago by Ben Stansell.

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