Local

Cause of fatal fire may have been accidental

SALISBURY — The cause of a residential fire in the 800 block of S. Church Street in the ...

Cleveland

Town of Cleveland hosts 50th annual Cleveland Christmas Parade

CLEVELAND — Rainy conditions didn’t stop the town of Cleveland from having the 50th annual Cleveland Christmas Parade, ...

Local

Rowan County employees celebrated with holiday lunch

SALISBURY — Rowan County employees from all departments were invited to the West End Plaza for a lunch ...

Local

A letter to Santa: the best Christmas present a family could receive

SALISBURY — Writing Santa a Christmas letter is a rite of passage for many kids during the holiday ...

Crime

Rockwell tree taken in the night

ROCKWELL — The Grinch visited Rockwell early this year. At some point Thursday night or Friday morning, someone ...

Local

Board of commissioners to hold public hearing on new industrial development

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Board of Commissioners is holding a public hearing on a commercial/industrial development located ...

Business

Sons of Krispy Kreme’s founder detail company’s start during visit to Salisbury

SALISBURY — One child of Krispy Kreme founder Vernon Rudolph offered this advice to a group this past ...

Entertainment

Salisbury Symphony brings holiday cheer with three shows

SALISBURY — The Salisbury Symphony has three shows planned this December to help bring in the holiday season. ...

Entertainment

Leonard Bearstein Symphony Orchestra debuts tonight in Kannapolis

KANNANPOLIS — The Leonard Bearstein Symphony Orchestra will join the Celebration of Light festivities at Village Park beginning ...

Crime

Salisbury officer resigns after impaired driving arrest

SALISBURY – Salisbury Police Officer Israel McCants was arrested and charged yesterday in Mecklenburg County by N.C. State ...

Local

Gunman killed after shooting firefighter, officers responding to fire in Rockwell

ROCKWELL — Three first responders reacting to a report of a house on fire with someone inside were ...

Education

Christmas at the Stone rings in the season

SALISBURY — The Christmas season officially kicked off on the Livingstone College campus Thursday. The Christmas at the ...

Local

Second annual Winterfest ready for today’s opening ceremony in Spencer

SPENCER — The second annual Winterfest, or German Christmas Marketplace, will kick off today with the opening ceremony ...

Crime

Second kidnapping charges in a year land man in jail on $1.5 million bond

SALISBURY — A 36-year-old man already facing kidnapping charges in an incident in January is now facing not ...

Local

Interviews held for next Rowan County Board of Commissioners clerk

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Board of Commissioners called for a special meeting Thursday to conduct interviews with ...

Local

Webb Road closing tonight for paving project

SALISBURY — The North Carolina Department of Transportation plans to be paving at the I-85 Commerce Center Development ...

Entertainment

Lee Street theatre’s ‘Godspell’ opens tonight

SALISBURY — “Godspell” is award-winning Lee Street theatre’s next entry in its Season 15 Main Stage series. “Godspell” ...

Kannapolis

Kannapolis 101 Academy graduates recognized

KANNAPOLIS — Residents who completed the Kannapolis 101 Academy were recently recognized by the Kannapolis City Council. The ...

Local

Family Crisis Council angel tree up to support victims of domestic violence, sexual assault

SALISBURY — If you are looking for a way to spread the holiday spirit, the Family Crisis Council ...

Local

Block by block: Salisbury revitalization efforts take all-hands-on-deck approach

By Chandler Inions and Brad Dountz news@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — BlockWork, Salisbury’s community program where volunteers work together to ...

Local

Car slides into ravine, hangs over water

KANNAPOLIS — A young woman driving her vehicle on Unity Church Road Wednesday morning hit a patch of ...

Education

Taking her talents on the road: Rowan County’s MacKenna Clifton to serve as national FFA vice president

For one West Rowan High School graduate, joining the Future Farmers of America seemed like an excellent opportunity ...

China Grove

Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home’s Holiday Service of Remembrance is tonight

CHINA GROVE — Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home will host its annual Holiday Service of Remembrance on Thursday, Dec. 1, ...

Faith

Lutheran Services Carolinas opening New Americans Program office in Salisbury

SALISBURY — Lutheran Services Carolinas (LSC) is expanding its New Americans Program by opening offices in Salisbury and ...

Local

Jake Alexander Boulevard closing Sunday for railroad crossing replacement

SALISBURY — Jake Alexander Boulevard will be closed starting Sunday as Norfolk Southern Railroad replaces a rail crossing ...

Local

Goodwill honors VA Medical Center as Employer of the Year

WINSTON-SALEM – Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina honored the community partners, volunteer leaders, employees and program participants ...

Local

Suspicious “item” found at Walmart deemed harmless by investigators

SALISBURY — Salisbury Police were called to Walmart on Arlington Street at 5:20 a.m. Wednesday morning when employees ...

Local

Finding your flavor: New tastes in town with Food Truck Tuesdays

SALISBURY — As evidenced around the holidays, food can be a lifeblood that brings people together. Some community ...

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