Elections

Elaine Hewitt selected as new chair of Rowan County Republicans

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Longtime Republican Elaine Hewitt was selected as the Rowan County Republican Party’s ...

College

Groundbreaker: Lanier helps Livingstone break ground for new stadium

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Willie Lanier, son of a shipping clerk and a beautician, made his ...

Kannapolis

Kannapolis celebrates Gem Theatre’s 85th birthday, listing in National Register of Historic Places

KANNAPOLIS — A month shy of its 85th birthday, the Gem Theatre’s preserved place in American history was ...

Education

Photo Gallery: Livingstone College gets started on football stadium renovations

Livingstone College welcomed Pro Football Hall of Famer Willie Lanier for a ground breaking ceremony for the college’s ...

Crime

Salisbury Police seek public’s help locating missing man

SALISBURY — The Salisbury Police Department is asking for assistance in locating James Nathaniel Taylor, a 56-year-old man ...

Local

Local, state burn bans implemented as dry weather conditions persist

SALISBURY — As dry conditions persist across North Carolina, the N.C. Forest Service on Monday implemented a statewide ...

Crime

Blotter: Nov. 30

In Salisbury Police and Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports: • Vandalism was reported in the 1600 block of ...

Local

City staff say Salisbury’s $800 historic landmark fee likely to be changed following concerns

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City staff say they’re likely to recommend a change in the $800 ...

Education

RSS school board approves base pay increase, new scale for nutrition staff

SALISBURY — The Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education on Monday unanimously approved a minimum pay increase and new ...

Local

Political Notebook: Reps. Warren, Sasser sign letter calling for decertification of 2020 election

Reps. Harry Warren and Wayne Sasser have signed onto a letter with nearly 200 state legislators across the ...

Christmas Happiness

First 2021 Christmas Happiness Fund donations bring total over $1,800

SALISBURY — Just a couple days in, the Post’s annual Christmas Happiness Fund donations have topped $1,825. The ...

Crime

Blotter: Students chased around with stun gun at West Rowan Middle

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office says two students were referred to teen court after an incident ...

Ask Us

Ask Us: How do I receive a replacement COVID-19 vaccine card?

Editor’s note: Ask Us is a weekly feature published online Mondays and in print on Tuesdays. We’ll seek ...

Crime

Longtime China Grove Police officer resigns, faces criminal charges

CHINA GROVE — A longtime police officer for the town resigned in September and faces criminal charges for ...

Business

Hutchens trades trades Winston-Salem intensive care unit for Rowan County farm

SALISBURY — Hollie Hutchens was tired. She was physically tired from long, nonstop shifts at Novant Health’s intensive ...

Crime

Blotter: Granite Quarry man charged with felony break-in

SALISBURY — A Granite Quarry man faces felony charges for a break-in on Oct. 11. Brandon Keith Moody, ...

Local

Spike in overdoses brings new challenge for Rowan County team

SALISBURY — It’s been difficult for Ashley Creek to stomach what she’s seen in Rowan County in the ...

Education

Local man, East Rowan grad who suffered multiple concussions was outlier for brain researchers

SALISBURY — Something was happening in the background at Mike Ploplis’ first solo exhibition. The Nov. 6 show ...

Elections

Filing for 2022 election in Rowan County begins next month. Here’s who has declared a run for office.

SALISBURY — Though filing for the 2022 election begins next month, some candidates have formally organized campaign committees ...

Local

NC Transportation Museum praises $10 million included in state budget for facility in state budget

SPENCER — The North Carolina Transportation Museum says it will use $10 million from the state budget to ...

Local

Polar Express back at NC Transportation Museum, selling through tickets fast

SPENCER — Now in its third weekend this season, the N.C. Transportation Museum’s Polar Express Train Ride is ...

Columns

Kenneth Hardin: New organization always seeks to take the High Road

Dr. King asked, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?” The nonprofit ...

Lifestyle

Future bright for Emma Myers now that she’s back home

By David Freeze For the Salisbury Post SALISBURY — From the age of 4, Emma Myers had never ...

Business

SoFul yoga reinvents itself at Railwalk after pandemic move across town

SALISBURY — After a pandemic-induced closure and move across town, a reinvented SoFul Yoga and Wellness is striking ...

High School

At Gray Stone, Pauley-Brown runs past competition

SALISBURY — As a Salisbury resident who attends Gray Stone Day School, Emberleigh Pauley-Brown might fly under the ...

Christmas Happiness

Post begins accepting 2021 Christmas Happiness Fund donations

SALISBURY — With help from the Salisbury Post’s Christmas Happiness Fund, the Salvation Army of Rowan County expects to ...

Crime

Blotter: Salisbury man, woman charged with defrauding victim out of hundreds of dollars

SALISBURY — A man and woman were charged on Thanksgiving with multiple felonies for allegedly defrauding a victim ...

Landis

Town of Landis agrees to $187,500 payout to former manager Roger Hosey

LANDIS — Two years after aldermen voted to fire former manager Roger Hosey, the town has agreed to ...

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