Lifestyle

50 people drop off paperwork to be shredded at Rufty-Holmes

Staff report SALISBURY — Rufty-Holmes Senior Center held a shredding event this past week in partnership with Rowan ...

Local

Vehicle knocked into Yadkin River by train found with help from retired wildlife officer

SPENCER — Rescue crews on Thursday dragged an unoccupied vehicle out of the Yadkin River after it was ...

College

Catawba postpones First Pitch Field of Dreams fundraising event until Feb. 12

SALISBURY — Due to the pending inclement weather forecast for this weekend, Catawba College has postponed the First ...

Local

Volunteers needed to help with Rowan Helping Ministries homeless warming station

Rowan Helping Ministries will open a warming station Friday and Saturday to serve the homeless population of Rowan ...

Crime

Kannapolis man jailed for threatening to kill woman if she didn’t drop charges

SALISBURY — A Kannapolis man faces new crimes for pinning a woman to the ground, pointing a gun ...

Kannapolis

Kannapolis says full impact of district for alcohol consumption yet to be seen as Salisbury also considers idea

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — As the city of Salisbury considers doing the same, people in Kannapolis ...

High School

High school basketball: Carson girls hold off South

Staff report LANDIS — Carson’s girls basketball team dresses eight players, so things got a little crazy after ...

High School

High school basketball: Two in a row for Carson boys

Staff report LANDIS — Carson’s boys basketball team won once in the first seven weeks of this season, ...

News

State roundup: Man attacks hospital workers in Wilmington

Associated Press WILMINGTON — A man choked a hospital worker unconscious and tried to snap another employee’s neck ...

Local

Spencer lands another $50,000 in grant money for Yadkin River project

SPENCER – Carolina Thread Trail has announced it’s giving Spencer $50,000 to support its Yadkin River trailhead project ...

High School

Photo gallery: Corley powers Carson girls to victory

Carson senior guard Camden Corley, who is playing a major role for the first time, scored a career-high ...

High School

Photo gallery: Second win in two nights for Carson boys

Carson’s boys basketball team won its second game in two days by using a 29-point third quarter to ...

Local

Quotes of the week: ‘This is all his circus’

“For 43 years, my dad was quiet and behind the barn door. Now he’s a different person. Who ...

Local

Social center at West End Plaza would give veterans place to exhale, engage

SALISBURY — Kenny Hardin envisions a place where veterans of all wars and walks of life can congregate. ...

Crime

Erica Parsons’ adoptive father released from federal custody, transferred to state prison

SALISBURY — Sandy Parsons, the adoptive father of Erica Parsons, is now serving a state sentence at Central ...

Business

NC saw ‘record breaking’ 2021, Department of Commerce official tells Rowan Chamber

SALISBURY — Even with complications brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, Kenny Flowers says last year was historically ...

Granite Quarry

Granite Quarry books The Tim Clark Band for Granite Fest

GRANITE QUARRY – Granite Quarry is already making plans for its upcoming Granite Fest by nailing down a ...

Education

RSS moves classes remote Friday, capping off week of delays, cancellations

SALISBURY – Rowan-Salisbury Schools will hold classes remotely Friday to end a week where students spent only a ...

Crime

Blotter: Jan 20

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports: • A larceny was reported Tuesday in the 1300 block of Hurley ...

Local

Houses on South Ellis, West Bank streets without water until repairs complete

Update 12 p.m.: Water is back on and crews are completing repairs. —————— The city of Salisbury says ...

Crime

Texas man transported back to Rowan County for half-dozen sex offenses

SALISBURY — A Texas man faces a half-dozen felony sex offenses for incidents involving a victim with whom ...

News

Progress back on at Woodleaf Community Park after state awards second round of grant funding

WOODLEAF — After missing out on state funding for Woodleaf Community Park in the fall, Rowan County was ...

Local

Premium pay, tourism, public health: How Rowan County government has allocated American Rescue Plan funding

SALISBURY — Since receiving half of the expected $27.6 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding, the Rowan ...

Local

Despite high turnover, staffing woes, Salisbury Police chief ‘cautiously optimistic’ about filling vacancies

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Despite a high turnover rate and staffing shortages that plagued Salisbury Police ...

Local

Salisbury Police, city creating committee to plan for $800,000 West End grant

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury Police and city staff are working to hire a project coordinator ...

Local

Vets, jets, pets: Commissioners discuss projects, priorities during planning work session

SALISBURY — During an action-packed planning work session on Tuesday afternoon, the Rowan County Board of Commissioners reviewed ...

Local

Spencer holding community feedback sessions for updated parks plan

SPENCER — The town of Spencer is holding a pair of feedback sessions later this month to help ...

Local

Spencer extends town hall financing at request of USDA

SPENCER — The Spencer Board of Aldermen on Tuesday approved extending its interim financing deal for its new ...

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