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BlockWork returns for 10th year of beautification

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Dirt, paint, lumber and ice cream were being doled out in equal measure Saturday on the 200 block of ... Read more

6 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Big Chili Cook Off changes format, sells 250 tickets

SALISBURY — Waterworks Visual Arts Center had to make some changes to its annual chili festival this year, but it made sure to hit the ... Read more

6 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Kiwanis Club names five recipients of Centennial Awards

SALISBURY — This year hasn’t quite been the centennial the Kiwanis Club of Salisbury hoped for, but its members got back to business Friday when ... Read more

6 hours ago by Josh Bergeron.

Camp Barnhardt to host drive-in movie, trick-or-treat

Camp Barnhardt will host a drive-thru trick-or-treat event and a movie on Friday. Starting at 6 p.m., people can visit the camp, which will have ... Read more

6 hours ago by Staff Report.

Church foundation distributes record amount of money

First United Church of Christ Foundation distributed a record amount of money this year.  Due to a generous contribution, the foundation has doubled in size. ... Read more

6 hours ago by Post Lifestyles.

School board set to vote on Faith, Enochville closures Monday

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools administration on Monday will recommend the Board of Education move to close Faith and Enochville Elementary schools, ... Read more

6 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Local health officials worry pandemic will cause long-term effects for children’s health

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Local health officials worry that increased food insecurity, not receiving physicals and immunizations as well as not attending important ... Read more

6 hours ago by Natalie Anderson.

Ordinance change needed to address night train noise in Salisbury

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Chris Borre says he’s a sound sleeper, but these days he shocked awake by banging noises he can hear ... Read more

6 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Two bodies found in home on Lincolnton Road

Salisbury Police on Saturday evening said officers were investigating a potential double homicide after finding two bodies inside a home on Lincolnton Road. Police said ... Read more

8 hours ago by Staff Report.

Man arrested in Kannapolis plotted to kill Biden, found with guns, explosive material, court documents state

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — A 19-year-old man arrested in Kannapolis in May was found with van full of explosive material and guns and ... Read more

1 day ago by Shavonne Potts.

Flagger clipped by vehicle, taken to hospital with minor injuries

SALISBURY — A flagger who was directing traffic at the intersection of Avalon Drive and Stokes Ferry Road was struck by a motorist, police said. ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

County finishes week with five deaths, one of 36 to receive letter from state health officials

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan County ended the week with five reported deaths and nearly 13% of its cases currently active as cases ... Read more

2 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Salisbury Newsmedia reaches agreement to sell Innes Street building; Post to remain tenant

SALISBURY — Salisbury Newsmedia LLC, which owns the Salisbury Post, has entered into an agreement with a developer with offices in North Carolina to sell its ... Read more

2 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Blotter: Teens attempt to break into Gerry Wood Auto Group

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Police caught three Winston-Salem juveniles attempting to break into Gerry Wood Auto Group after the alarm sounded early Friday ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Man faces arson charges for Kannapolis camper fire

A Concord man faces arson charges for a recreational camping trailer fire in Kannapolis. Brent Almond Trexler, 24, faces a charge of first-degree arson in ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

New tenant hopes to lease former K&W Cafeteria building

SALISBURY — A new restaurant could be on its way into the former home of K&W Cafeteria at the West End Plaza. At a special ... Read more

2 days ago by Ben Stansell.

County adds three more COVID-19 deaths to total

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — County health officials on Thursday reported three deaths among residents not associated with a congregate care facility, bringing the ... Read more

2 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Appeals court reverses Salisbury man’s 2018 hit, run conviction

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The N.C. Court of Appeals has reversed the 2018 hit-and-run conviction of a Salisbury man who spent six years ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Salisbury man served with warrant, charged with cocaine possession

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man was charged with cocaine possession when he was found with drugs while officers served him with ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

GOP to high court: Move up North Carolina absentee deadline

By Jonathan Drew Associated Press Republican officials asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to move up North Carolina’s recently extended deadline for accepting late-arriving ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Friends of Rowan Public Library to hold annual book sale

The Friends of Rowan Public Library’s annual book sale will be held Nov. 14-15 at its Second Saturday Bookshop, located in West End Plaza at ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Pastoral appreciation event to celebrate Rev. Nilous Avery

A drive-by pastoral appreciation celebration will be held Sunday honoring the Rev. Nilous M. Avery, II and First Lady Nicole Hill Avery. Avery has been ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Kannapolis man faces felony charges for injuring officers, fleeing traffic stop

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A 23-year-old Kannapolis was out of the hospital and in jail Thursday morning on felony charges related to a ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Buck Steam Station’s new recycling unit now processing coal ash

SALISBURY — When a tanker truck left the Buck Steam Station in September carrying a load of recycled coal ash, it marked a milestone for ... Read more

3 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Election 2020: Ford, Ellis talk racial injustice issues; tout qualifications for Senate race

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — While Sen. Carl Ford, R-33, credits local police departments with reforming their operations, his challenger says lawmakers can play ... Read more

3 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Halfway point: United Way announces 50% progress toward fundraising goal

SALISBURY — At a little over halfway through its 2020 fundraising campaign, the Rowan County United Way is right where it should be. During a ... Read more

3 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Science, religion collide for annual Hood Theological Seminary fall conference

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Returning for a second year with some pandemic-induced changes, Hood Theological Seminary on Friday took on the intersection of ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

North Hills seniors are leaving their marks

SALISBURY – In a year where things are a bit different, North Hills Christian School high school seniors are leaving their marks. A few months ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Education.

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