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Ask Us: How will county administer second doses of vaccine?

SALISBURY — For the previous few weeks, drive-thru events have been the method of choice for first dose vaccination clinics at West End Plaza, and ... Read more

32 mins ago by Josh Bergeron.

81 new COVID-19 cases reported Sunday as county hints at appointment model

SALISBURY — Rowan County began the final full week of January with 81 new COVID-19 cases and few other changes to the state of the ... Read more

4 hours ago by Staff Report.

Salisbury VA uses appointment model for COVID-19 vaccinations, tops 3,300 doses

SALISBURY — Roughly one month since it gave its first COVID-19 vaccine to a veteran, the Salisbury VA Health Care System has topped 3,300 doses ... Read more

1 day ago by Josh Bergeron.

Response remains mixed as city continues gathering public input on downtown street plan

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Following two public input sessions on the Downtown Main Street plan Friday, city staff say they want more contact ... Read more

1 day ago by Natalie Anderson.

Community offers support for, memories of Knox teacher Beaver

SALISBURY — Matt Beaver was an enduringly positive man. Beaver’s longtime friend and colleague Justin Pauley said Beaver was punctual, never missed work and he ... Read more

1 day ago by Carl Blankenship.

Loan program for women, minority entrepreneurs expected to launch in spring

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — For local women and minorities struggling to borrow funds to kickstart a small business, an additional resource is on ... Read more

1 day ago by Natalie Anderson.

Symphony offers virtual performance of ‘Resounding Romance’ Feb. 12-14

The Salisbury Symphony will present a virtual concert for on-demand streaming the weekend of Feb. 12-14. “Resounding Romance” will feature two masterworks of the Romantic ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Lifestyles.

Pops at the Post scheduled for Sept. 11

SALISBURY — Pops at the Post, a free community concert held the first Saturday in June, has moved its 2021 event to September. This year, ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Kannapolis City Schools searching for an architect to explore A.L. Brown expansion

KANNAPOLIS — A.L. Brown High School is running out of space, and Kannapolis City Schools is starting to explore next steps for the school. The ... Read more

1 day ago by Carl Blankenship.

Dan Mikkelson proves he’s tough as nails, almost lands gig as contestant on reality show

As he sat watching the first season of “Tough As Nails,” the latest reality competition show from the creators of The Amazing Race, a thought ... Read more

1 day ago by Ben Stansell.

‘American Pickers’ coming back to North Carolina

Staff report Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and their team are returning to North Carolina to film episodes of the hit series “American Pickers”  in March. ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Lifestyles.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools to declare surplus schools, review redistricting

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools administration on Tuesday will recommend two schools be declared “surplus,” effective June 18. Associate Superintendent of Operations Anthony Vann will present ... Read more

1 day ago by Carl Blankenship.

Circle of ceramics: former Pottery 101 employee now selling her own work in gallery

SALISBURY — Standing in the gallery of Pottery 101, Rachel Gunsch felt like a professional for the first time. It was far from the first ... Read more

1 day ago by Ben Stansell.

Biz Roundup: Application process now open for grant program to help small downtown businesses

SALISBURY — Applications are now being accepted for the “At Your Side” Small Business Grant Program. Main Street America has teamed up with Brother International to ... Read more

1 day ago by Ben Stansell.

County records 19 COVID-19 deaths this week

SALISBURY — Rowan County deaths from COVID-19 this week continued to come several at a time. There were 19 deaths reported Sunday through Saturday, down ... Read more

1 day ago by Josh Bergeron.

Congregate facilities record COVID-19 deaths, county sees equal number of new cases, recoveries

SALISBURY — As Rowan County added an equal number of new COVID-19 cases and recoveries Friday, state statistics showed several new COVID-19 deaths at congregate ... Read more

2 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Shots fired into West Lafayette Street home

SALISBURY — Bullets were found in the living room of a West Lafayette Street house early Thursday after a neighbor reported hearing gunshots. Salisbury Police ... Read more

3 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

CEO of Economic Partnership details state’s economic development future with Rowan Chamber

SALISBURY — When the reality of the pandemic set in about 10 months ago, Chris Chung was worried about what it would mean for the ... Read more

3 days ago by Ben Stansell.

‘An opportunity to be a blessing:’ St. Luke Missionary Baptist hosting COVID-19 relief program

SALISBURY — For as far as the eye could see in either direction, cars lined both sides of Hawkinstown Road near St. Luke Missionary Baptist ... Read more

3 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Blotter: Jan. 21

In Salisbury Police reports: • A man reported property damage Wednesday in the 600 block of West Council Street. • Police responded to a fight ... Read more

3 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Bike accommodations, parking continue to be points of discussion in proposed Downtown Main Street plan

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — At the fifth of at least eight public input meetings scheduled for the proposed multi-phased Downtown Main Street Plan, ... Read more

3 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Catawba College starts classes on campus Monday, later than usual

SALISBURY – Catawba College will begin classes on Monday after a delayed start to the beginning of its second semester. Students have been arriving throughout ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Small number of NC vaccine doses thrown out, official says

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — North Carolina’s top public official acknowledged for the first time on Thursday that the state has ... Read more

3 days ago by News Service Report.

COVID-19 deaths, hospital bed usage continue rising in Rowan County

SALISBURY — Three weeks into the new year, Rowan County has recorded 59 COVID-19 deaths. There were seven new COVID-19 deaths added Thursday — none ... Read more

3 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Former paramedic charged with embezzling a controlled substance

SALISBURY — A former Rowan County paramedic was charged Wednesday with embezzling a controlled substance. William Buckley Stout, 43, of China Grove allegedly removed a 10 ... Read more

3 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

For third time, convenience store robbed after man asks for Newport cigarettes

SALISBURY — For the third time in as many days, a man robbed a gas station by asking for Newport cigarettes and showing a gun, ... Read more

4 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

New RSS Superintendent Watlington reflects on first week in office

SALISBURY – Tony Watlington spent most of his first week with Rowan-Salisbury Schools exploring the district. He has been visiting every school and facility in ... Read more

4 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Education briefs: Hood Theological Seminary holding virtual lecture series 

Hood Theological Seminary will hold its annual Bishop Alfred E. and Mrs. Mamie White Endowed Heritage Lecture Series on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 12-13, 2021. ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Education.

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