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Royal Giants Park celebrates grand reopening in East Spencer

Elisabeth Strillacci elisabeth.strillacci@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — The massive, water-filled baseball tipped ever so slightly forward, paused, then rotated ...

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After years of improvements, closures, East Spencer will reopen Royal Giants Park next month

EAST SPENCER —  After years of working to make improvements, and then a closure due to the pandemic, ...

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‘All hands on deck’: Rowan County pursues funding to bring new interchange to East Spencer

SALISBURY — Rowan County government is actively pursuing funding that could help bring a new interstate interchange to ...

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East Spencer aldermen approve scheduling public hearing for change in council-mayor governing operations

EAST SPENCER — Town aldermen on Monday formally began the process of potentially changing East Spencer’s current council-mayor form ...

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Developer says 15 homes currently being constructed, planned throughout East Spencer

EAST SPENCER — Town officials and Harrisburg-based developer PresPro Custom Homes say the construction of single-family affordable housing ...

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New police vehicles, body cameras among the wishes for East Spencer’s upcoming budget

EAST SPENCER — Town officials are planning to purchase new police vehicles and body cameras along with equipment ...

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East Spencer exploring change in form of government, picks new alderman for Hillian’s seat

EAST SPENCER — Town officials this week began the process of potentially changing East Spencer’s current council-mayor form ...

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Case closed on monthslong investigation into local post offices, former Salisbury councilman says

SALISBURY — Former City Council member Kenny Hardin says a monthslong investigation successfully resolved a number of issues ...

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East Spencer creates policy allowing street to be named for former alderman Tony Hillian

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — Town officials adopted a policy this week that will allow residents ...

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East Spencer Alderman Tony Hillian dies at age of 47

EAST SPENCER — Alderman Tony Hillian died Friday night at the age of 47. Hillian was well-known in ...

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Cabarrus County company plans to build dozens of homes in East Spencer

EAST SPENCER — A Cabarrus County home builder plans to construct several dozen homes in East Spencer in ...

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Former Salisbury councilman Kenny Hardin joins effort to fix East Spencer Post Office problems

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — Through his nonprofit organization, former Salisbury City Council member Kenny Hardin ...

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Former RSS building in East Spencer under contract with potential buyer

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — After years of attempts to sell and redevelop the former Rowan-Salisbury ...

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U.S. Postal Service leader dispels rumors about East Spencer office’s closure

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — Rumors about the demise of the East Spencer Post Office have ...

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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 ...

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East Spencer apparel store will host free luncheon for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

EAST SPENCER — In conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, InspirU Apparel is hosting a free luncheon Saturday ...

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East Spencer approves annexation request for housing development near McCanless Road

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — Town aldermen on Monday approved an annexation request for a nearly ...

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East Spencer mayor says board knew about new administrator’s sexual battery charge before hiring

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — Recently hired Town Administrator Michael Douglas faces a sexual battery charge ...

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Political Notebook: East Spencer resident running as write-in candidate for mayor

East Spencer resident Timothy Trogdon said last week he’s going to run for mayor as a write-in candidate ...

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East Spencer to use federal COVID-19 funds for vehicle purchases, bonus pay, home and business repairs

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — Town aldermen on Monday voted to use $247,150 in federal American ...

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East Spencer to renovate 10 homes with state grant

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — A $750,000 Community Development Block Grant will allow the town of ...

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East Spencer town administrator drawing on 20-year career in military to move town forward

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — After several years of high turnover for the administrator position in ...

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Some towns, cities in Rowan top countywide 6% growth rate

By Natalie Anderson and Ben Stansell news@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — While data from the 2020 Census show Rowan County’s ...

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Spencer, East Spencer hosting joint National Night Out

SPENCER — National Night Out is coming to Park Plaza for the first time when Spencer hosts its ...

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Rowan voters will choose from 66 candidates for 42 open seats in November municipal elections

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — With 66 candidates running for 42 seats across the county, voters across ...

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East Spencer one of several communities targeted for an employment opportunity site

EAST SPENCER — An “opportunity site” that will provide employment resources to teenagers and young adults is currently ...

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Political Notebook: 37 local candidates now running in county’s November municipal elections

SALISBURY — A total of 37 candidates across Rowan County are now officially campaigning for one of 42 ...

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Candidate total rises to 24 for November municipal elections

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Since filing began Friday, a total of 17 incumbents and seven challengers ...

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