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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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Nine candidates file for municipal office on first day

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — On the first day of filing for this year’s municipal elections, nine ...

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East Spencer adopts $5.46 million budget with no tax hike; federal funding will help improve water system

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — The Board of Aldermen on Wednesday adopted a $5.46 million budget ...

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Rockwell, Faith, Cleveland adopt 2021-22 budgets; East Spencer officials to receive budget next week

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The towns of Rockwell, Faith and Cleveland have all adopted budgets for ...

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‘Back in full swing’ for the spring: East Spencer community gathers for food, fun and fellowship at Spring Fest

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — The smell of fried festival foods, 70-degree weather and echoes of ...

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‘A great day’ for East Spencer: Groundbreaking ceremony held for development at Dunbar site

EAST SPENCER — With optimism in the air, the team behind a new development in East Spencer sunk ...

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East Spencer woman wins $1 million lottery prize

SALISBURY — April Woodberry of East Spencer is already “blessed” with a big family, but on Tuesday her ...

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Developers aim to transform former Dunbar School site into multi-purpose community development

EAST SPENCER — Plans to convert the former site of the Dunbar High School and Dunbar Center in ...

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East Spencer police chief announces retirement

EAST SPENCER — Police Chief Sharon Hovis will retire from law enforcement on March 1, the town announced.  ...

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Bennett out, Conrad back in interim role for East Spencer

EAST SPENCER — Phil Conrad is again filling in following the departure of James Bennett. Bennett resigned as ...

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East Spencer firefighters honored for 20+ years of service

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — James Miller and Kenny Miller are two of three East Spencer ...

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East Spencer to take a closer look at street paving projects

EAST SPENCER — The town of East Spencer has plans to start tackling street repair projects starting with ...

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