Business

State sports wagering legislation reemerges in House committee

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — Senate legislation to authorize and regulate sports gambling in North ...

Elections

State legislators finalize redistricting maps

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — The North Carolina General Assembly completed redistricting maps Thursday for ...

Elections

Tell us what you think about 2021 municipal election results

With the exception of a potential Salisbury mayoral and East Spencer aldermen recount, municipal elections in Rowan County ...

Elections

More to count: Board of Elections will resolve outstanding ballots before Salisbury, East Spencer recounts

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County Board of Elections will certify the 2021 municipal election ...

East Spencer

Mallett wins another term as East Spencer mayor, final board seat hinges on recount

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — Mayor Barbara Mallett will serve another term in East Spencer, but ...

Elections

Heggins says she’ll request recount in mayoral race after finishing 18 votes behind Alexander

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — After Mayor Karen Alexander and Mayor Pro Tem Al Heggins finished the ...

Elections

Two incumbents, two newcomers win seats on Salisbury City Council

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Incumbents Tamara Sheffield and David Post will be joined by McLaughlin’s Grocery ...

Elections

Youngkin wins Virginia governor’s race; Democrat wins mayor’s race in New York City

By WILL WEISSERT and SARAH RANKIN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Glenn Youngkin won the Virginia governor’s ...

Elections

Newcomer makes history in Kannapolis City Council race, two incumbents retain seats

KANNAPOLIS — Two incumbents won reelection and one newcomer made history Tuesday in a crowded Kannapolis City Council ...

Elections

In toughest challenge yet, Rockwell mayor wins re-election

ROCKWELL — Challenger Chuck Bowman gave Mayor Beau Taylor the toughest test the longtime incumbent has seen in ...

Elections

Spencer votes ‘yes’ on longer, staggered terms

SPENCER — A pair of ballot referendums that will increase the length of terms for elected officials in ...

Cleveland

Two incumbents, former mayor win seats in Cleveland

CLEVELAND — Two incumbents and the town’s former mayor won spots on the Cleveland Board of Commissioners on ...

Elections

Cress, Linker win reelection to Granite Quarry Board of Aldermen

GRANITE QUARRY — The Granite Quarry Board of Aldermen will look the same for at least two years ...

China Grove

Two incumbents, one newcomer win election in China Grove Town Council race

CHINA GROVE — One newcomer was elected and two incumbents retained their seats in the China Grove Town ...

Elections

With 70.5% of the vote, Barnhardt wins race for Granite Quarry mayor

SALISBURY — Brittany Barnhardt walked away with a decisive win in the race for Granite Quarry mayor on ...

Local

Rowan County 2021 municipal election results

Salisbury voters made their picks today in the county’s municipal elections. This election was historic in at least ...

Elections

Rowan County’s early voting turnout exceeds previous election’s tally

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — While Election Day is expected to attract a few thousand Rowan County ...

News

Political Notebook: Salisbury-Rowan NAACP President Gemale Black reacts to unsuccessful run for state branch president

Salisbury-Rowan NAACP President Gemale Black says he’s still pushing forward despite an unsuccessful bid for the state branch’s ...

Elections

Election Day is Tuesday for town board, city council elections in Rowan County

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — With early voting in Rowan County now over, voters have one last ...

Local

Councilman Brian Miller endorses Alexander in mayoral election

SALISBURY — City Council member Brian Miller, the longest-serving incumbent, has endorsed Mayor Karen Alexander in the city’s ...

Elections

NC redistricting lawsuit challenges lack of race data for maps

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — Advocacy groups and voters sued on Friday to block ...

News

Conservative Christian group supports Lt. Gov. Robinson

RALEIGH (AP) — Conservative Christians gathered on Friday cheered North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson, who pledged to ...

Business

Lawyer: SEC should go to Sen. Burr first, not his brother-in-law over stock sale probe

By LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The lawyer for Sen. Richard Burr’s brother-in-law told a ...

Elections

Salisbury firefighters union endorses Heggins in city’s mayoral race

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Salisbury Professional Fire Fighters Local 2370, a Salisbury-based union, has endorsed ...

Nation/World

Burr under new investigation from stock sales in early days of pandemic

By Brian Slodysko Associated Press WASHINGTON — North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr and his brother-in-law are being investigated ...

Nation/World

Biden arrives in Rome as domestic agenda still unfulfilled

By JOSH BOAK and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press ROME (AP) — President Joe Biden promised to show the ...

Elections

Alexander, Sheffield maintain lead in cash on hand, fundraising in mayor, City Council race

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Campaign finance reports due this week show Mayor Karen Alexander and council ...

China Grove

In bid for China Grove Town Council, Cheryl Sheets hopes to ‘pay it forward’

CHINA GROVE — When Cheryl Sheets and her family relocated to China Grove from Charlotte more than two ...

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