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Democrats hold annual Fun Fest

MT. ULLA — Buzzing with conversations among new and old friends, Rowan County Democrats engaged in activities and ...

Education

Eight have filed for school board seats

SALISBURY — Several more people have thrown their names into the Rowan-Salisbury Schools board races since the round ...

News

Rowan County Board of Elections establish one-stop voting plan for general election

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Board of Elections met Monday afternoon and unanimously approved the one-stop voting plan ...

Elections

Judge: Green Party candidate belongs on NC ballot

By Hannah Schoenbaum Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — The North Carolina Green Party’s U.S. Senate candidate must ...

Local

State Board of Elections approves Green Party in N.C.

The State Board of Elections on Monday voted 4-0 to recognize the North Carolina Green Party as an ...

Elections

Rep. Dan Bishop to speak at Rowan Republican Breakfast Club on Saturday

SALISBURY — The speaker for Saturday’s Rowan Republican Breakfast Club will be U.S. Rep. Dan Bishop. Bishop represents ...

Local

Rowan Democratic Party to host Annual Family Fun Fest at Sloan Park

MOUNT ULLA — The annual Family Fun Fest, sponsored by the Rowan Democratic Party, will be held Aug. ...

Education

Four file for school board on first day

SALISBURY — Four people, including two newcomers, have thrown in their hats for the Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of ...

News

Rowan Republican Party Lincoln Reagan Dinner set for Aug. 27

SALISBURY — The keynote and guest speakers for the Rowan Republican Party 2022 Lincoln Reagan Dinner will be Rep. ...

Elections

Jan. 6 hearing: Trump spurned aides’ pleas to call off Capitol mob

By LISA MASCARO, MARY CLARE JALONICK and FARNOUSH AMIRI Associated Press WASHINGTON — Despite desperate pleas from aides, ...

Local

‘Battle for the Republic’ rally brings crowd to Rowan County Fairgrounds

SALISBURY — Angie Spillman is throwing her hat back in the ring for the Rowan County Board of ...

News

Health Department director to speak at monthly Democratic breakfast on July 9

SALISBURY — Local Democrats are invited to the organization’s monthly breakfast with a guest at 10 a.m. July ...

News

State budget agreement closer to governor’s desk

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — North Carolina’s Republican-controlled legislature advanced its proposed state budget adjustments ...

News

Green Party won’t be on state ballot

RALEIGH (AP) — The North Carolina State Board of Elections rejected the Green Party’s petition for their candidates ...

Local

Dan Bishop reception tonight

SALISBURY — Rep. Dan Bishop, the District 8 candidate for Congress, will be honored with a reception to ...

Nation/World

Congress sends landmark gun violence compromise bill to Biden

By ALAN FRAM Associated Press WASHINGTON — The House sent President Joe Biden the widest ranging gun violence ...

BREAKING NEWS

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade; states can ban abortion

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly ...

News

New Medicaid expansion pitch surfaces in NC House

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH — North Carolina House Republicans pitched a plan Thursday that could ...

News

Commissioners will receive public input on proposed budget

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Board of Commissioners on Monday will receive public feedback on the proposed 2022-23 ...

Education

Republicans holding focus on education gathering June 25

SALISBURY — On Saturday, June 25, from 10 a.m.-noon, the Rowan Republican Party is hosting a Focus on ...

Elections

SC lawmaker who voted to impeach Trump loses House seat after faltering in GOP primary

By MEG KINNARD Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. — U.S. Rep. Tom Rice of South Carolina has been ousted ...

Business

State lawmaker steps in as Salisbury, county at odds on annexation, growth strategy

SALISBURY — With county and city leaders at odds over the city’s current approach to annexation, a state ...

News

NC Democrats, gun-control advocates again seek GOP action

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH — North Carolina Democratic legislators and gun-control advocates pleaded Thursday for ...

Elections

Primary outcomes unchanged after absentee, provisional ballots counted

SALISBURY — With all ballots calculated, the outcomes of the May 17 primary remain the same. During a ...

Elections

Majority of incumbents victorious in Tuesday’s primary

Editor’s note: This story has been updated with accurate information on a candidate’s ability to request a recount. ...

Elections

Republican Party announces new hours of operation at downtown Salisbury headquarters

SALISBURY — The Rowan Republican Party will alter the hours of operation at its headquarters at 100 W. ...

Elections

Incumbents secure primary win in county commissioners race

SALISBURY — Greg Edds, Jim Greene and Judy Klusman watched together in the Rowan County Board of Commissioners ...

Elections

Adkins wins Superior Court judge primary

SALISBURY — Attorney Michael Adkins defeated current Rowan County Superior Court Judge Tim Gould in the Republican primary ...

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