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Chamber of Commerce to present priority projects at Thursday breakfast

SALISBURY — The Rowan Chamber of Commerce will present a list of its 2020-21 state priority projects at its state legislative breakfast on Thursday. The ... Read more

2 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Cabarrus County Rep. Linda Johnson dies

KANNAPOLIS — Longtime state Rep. Linda Johnson, a Republican from Kannapolis, died Tuesday. Her legislative assistant Rhonda Todd wrote on the website caringbridge.org that Johnson ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Landmark designation deferred for Grubb-Sigmon-Weisiger House

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A tied vote Tuesday to designate the Grubb-Sigmon-Weisiger House as a local historic landmark caused the city council to ... Read more

2 days ago by Liz Moomey.

Blotter: Police are looking into early morning shooting

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Police are investigating the shooting of a local man after they received a 911 hang-up call from a South ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Faith charter school project moves closer to reality

FAITH – Discussions about starting a community charter school here started when the elementary school in town and Enochville Elementary had their names pulled last ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

New challenge: Hampton leaving North Rowan for Socastee

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SPENCER — On Ben Hampton’s second interview for the Socastee High School head football job, he took the family along —  ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike London.

14th Annual Polar Bear Motorcycle Run raises $3,400

Staff report SALISBURY — Dozens of motorcycles roared through the streets of Salisbury on Feb. 1, combining a good time for a good cause. The event, ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Sports.

Salisbury man robbed at gunpoint after ATM withdrawal

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man was robbed at gunpoint early Sunday morning after he withdrew hundreds of dollars from a convenience ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Rowan weather: Here comes the rain again

It’s back to clouds and rain today and Wednesday and even Thursday, when we might see some snowflakes. Today will be cloudy and 60, with ... Read more

2 days ago by Deirdre Smith.

Investigators still looking into what started Salisbury Millwork fire

SALISBURY — A day after Salisbury businessman Thomas Miller Cohen was charged and accused of setting fire to a local business, Salisbury fire investigators say ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Public hearing on Dukeville coal ash plans scheduled Monday

DUKEVILLE — The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality will hold a public hearing 6 p.m. Monday about plans to excavate coal ash at Duke ... Read more

3 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

County sets public hearing for tax incentives, withdraws ‘no wake zone’ application

SALISBURY — Rowan County commissioners voted Monday to schedule a public hearing March 2 for Project Toaster, which requests tax incentives for an expansion of ... Read more

3 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Three Rivers Land Trust honors 2019 Conservation Award winners

Three Rivers Land Trust hosted its 4th annual Conservation Awards on Jan. 31 at the Gateway Building in Salisbury. Awardees were recognized for their continued ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Blotter: Feb. 18

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports • A backpack blower was stolen on Thursday from a home in the 1100 block ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Spencer, Salisbury residents submit application for HGTV’s ‘Home Town Takeover’

By Shavonne Walker and Liz Moomey news@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — HGTV is starting a spin off of its show “Home Town” to revitalize a downtown that ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

More traffic changes in China Grove

The Department of Transportation contractor will make changes to the U.S. 29 through-traffic at the Main Street intersection in China Grove starting today. Traffic heading ... Read more

3 days ago by Deirdre Smith.

Rowan weather: Some sun today, rain tomorrow

If you have today off for Presidents’ Day, you can enjoy mostly sunny skies and a high near 59. Winds will be northeast at 5-7 ... Read more

3 days ago by Deirdre Smith.

Ask Us: What phone solicitations for first responders are valid?

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

4 days ago by Natalie Alms.

Blotter: Woman charged with fleeing traffic stop, assaulting police officer

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Patricia Anne Tingler, 36, of Salisbury, was charged Saturday in connection to a Friday incident when she allegedly attempted ... Read more

4 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Town Crier community meetings Feb. 17-23

Third Monday, Feb. 17 — Young Women of Church Women United, 9-10 a.m. conference call. Info: 704-278-3505. — Community bingo, Trinity Living Center community bingo, ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Political notebook: State Senate Democratic candidates to debate Thursday

N.C. Senate District 33 candidates Tarsha Ellis and Geoffrey Hoy will participate in a forum at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Trinity Oaks. The forum is ... Read more

4 days ago by Liz Moomey.

One charged in connection with Sunday fire on Corporate Circle

SALISBURY — Businessman Thomas Miller “Tommy” Cohen, 60, was charged Sunday with a felony burning other buildings, felony breaking and or entering and felony larceny ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Your Ellis Island stories wanted

Most Americans can trace their ancestry back to immigrants, and many — some 40% of us — have ancestors who entered the country through Ellis ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Record of improvements vs new skills: County commissioner candidates discuss vision, ideas for county

SALISBURY — Incumbent Republican candidates for the Rowan County Board of Commissioners are focusing on their record of improvements since 2012, while their lone challenger ... Read more

5 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

As city’s revitalization marches on, Old Armor celebrates grand opening

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — Old Armor Beer Company’s reception surprised the people behind it. In his wildest dreams, Co-owner Stefan Perrine said he ... Read more

5 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Carr named Salisbury Post’s publisher; Anderson to manage special projects

SALISBURY — John Carr, publisher of the Suffolk News-Herald in Suffolk, Virginia, has been named publisher of the Salisbury Post, replacing Greg Anderson. Carr has ... Read more

5 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Local man used last $20 to launch window cleaning business

SALISBURY — Armored with a white t-shirt, khaki pants and “a handful of ambition,” Demetrius Burns launched his own window cleaning business, K&D Window Cleaning, ... Read more

5 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

‘Closer to the fire’: Craig Powers talks vision for city’s Public Works department

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Craig Powers, who started his career with the City of Salisbury 15 years ago working on minor design and ... Read more

5 days ago by Liz Moomey.

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