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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 ...

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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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Crutchfield wins competitive District 83 Republican primary

Kevin Crutchfield hardly had time to catch his breath as the primary was going on Tuesday, but he ...

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Dry claims victory in primary for District Court judge seat

SALISBURY — Cynthia Dry claimed victory in the primary race for the District Court judge seat No. 3, ...

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Cook fends off challenge, anticipates fourth term as district attorney

Elisabeth Strillaccielisabeth.strillacci@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Current Rowan County District Attorney Brandy Cook easily fended off a challenge from former ...

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Sease wins close primary race for District Court judge seat over Eddinger

SALISBURY — Salisbury attorney Chris Sease claimed his position as Rowan County District Court judge for seat No. ...

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Wyrick wins clerk of Superior Court primary, unchallenged in general election

SALISBURY — Todd Wyrick, a Rowan County magistrate, is the presumptive next clerk of Superior Court for the ...

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Allen claims Republican sheriff primary

SALISBURY — Travis Allen claimed victory in the Rowan County sheriff Republican primary after taking a commanding early ...

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Rowan County 2022 unofficial primary results

With polls closed, Rowan County voters have made their picks in a primary election in which six local ...

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Budd avoids runoff in NC Senate primary

Associated Press RALEIGH — U.S. Rep. Ted Budd has won a crowded Republican primary for retiring GOP Sen. ...

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Campaign finance reports show candidate fundraising, spending ahead of primary

By Elisabeth Strillacci & Ben Stansell news@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Finance reports released last week show how candidates in ...

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What you need to know for Tuesday’s primary election

Elisabeth Strillacci & Ben Stansell SALISBURY — Tuesday’s primary election will be here in the blink of an ...

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Rowan Democrats open headquarters on West Innes Street

Elisabeth Strillaccielisabeth.strillacci@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — After exactly two years on a COVID hiatus, Rowan County Democrats celebrated the reopening ...

Local

Protesters rally for abortion rights in front of county building

SALISBURY — Demonstrators gathered at the steps of the Rowan County Administration Building on Saturday afternoon to show ...

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Rowan County Board of Elections addresses concern about poll observers, releases voting totals

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Board of Elections on Tuesday afternoon addressed a concern voiced by a citizen ...

Nation/World

Locals turn out in protest as Biden blasts ‘radical’ Roe draft while warning other rights at risk

By ZEKE MILLER and JESSICA GRESKO Associated Press   WASHINGTON  — President Joe Biden on Tuesday blasted a ...

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Eddinger focuses on experience in bid to retain seat as District Court judge

SALISBURY — During his 20 years as a District Court judge in Rowan County, Kevin Eddinger said he’s ...

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Sease wants to provide ‘fresh perspective’ in run for District Court judge

SALISBURY — Running for Rowan County District Court judge has been on Chris Sease’s radar for years. The ...

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Early voting begins today. Here’s what voters need to know.

SALISBURY — Early voting begins today in Rowan County, with three polling locations available and 15 full days ...

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Saleeby hopes to use experience to move Clerk of Court’s office forward

SALISBURY — For Rebecca Saleeby, running to be Rowan County Clerk of Superior Court has a lot to ...

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Wyrick aims to put knowledge gained as magistrate to use in bid for Clerk of Court

SALISBURY — Todd Wyrick’s mother wanted him to either be a preacher or run for public office. Religious ...

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Nearly 30 absentee by mail ballots approved days before early voting begins in Rowan County

SALISBURY — Days before early voting begins in Rowan County, the Board of Elections on Tuesday approved another ...

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Women for Community Justice, Rowan Concerned Citizens to host district attorney candidate forum

SALISBURY — A coalition of grassroots community organizations will host a public forum on Thursday for candidates running ...

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Republicans running for Rowan County Sheriff square off in candidate forum

GRANITE QUARRY — The six Republican candidates vying to be the next Rowan County sheriff shared their thoughts ...

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Political Notebook: Primary election will determine overall winners for half of the Republican races on ballot

About half of the Republican races on the ballot in Rowan County will be determined following the primary ...

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Republicans vying for new District 83 N.C. House seat discuss schools, broadband, law enforcement at forum

SALISBURY — Three Republicans vying for N.C. House District 83 encompassing southwestern Rowan and eastern Cabarrus counties discussed ...

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In bid for Superior Court judge seat, Gould wants to ensure job is being done efficiently

SALISBURY — Judge Tim Gould was shocked several weeks ago when two attorneys approached the bench to pay ...

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Adkins hopes to apply decades of legal experience to the bench in bid for Superior Court judge

SALISBURY — Michael Adkins hasn’t forgotten his first legal victory. He won it when he was just a ...

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