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Fire that destroyed historic East Spencer building was accidentally set

EAST SPENCER — A massive fire that burned for hours during the evening and overnight Jan. 7 that ...

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East Spencer to sign temporary agreement that will set up coverage from sheriff’s office

EAST SPENCER — The town of East Spencer is currently down to one full-time police officer and four ...

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Five-alarm fire destroys former RSS admin main building in East Spencer

EAST SPENCER — By Sunday afternoon, it looked like reflections of the sky could be seen in glass ...

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East Spencer to receive $580,000 in grant funds

EAST SPENCER — The town will receive $580,000 in grant money requested from the state Department of Commerce ...

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Young Adult Missionary Society of Southern City Tabernacle AME Zion Founders Day on Nov. 27

EAST SPENCER — The Young Adult Missionary Society (YAMS) of Southern City Tabernacle AME Zion Church will observe ...

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Ask Us: What are current golf cart laws in Rowan County?

Editor’s note: Ask Us is a weekly feature published online Mondays and in print on Tuesdays. We’ll seek to ...

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John Noble maintains longest service record

EAST SPENCER — Alderman John Noble seems to have a permanent hint of a smile no matter what ...

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Plenty of giveways at East Spencer Community Day

EAST SPENCER — If the fact that 250 hot dogs disappeared by the time the town’s Community Day ...

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Spencer to host second North Rowan National Night Out

SPENCER — The town of Spencer is bringing back National Night Out at Park Plaza Aug. 2. Spencer ...

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East Spencer administrator has new title, stronger role

EAST SPENCER — As of Monday night about 7 p.m., East Spencer no longer has a town administrator; ...

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Local ARPA funds flush out sewer trouble

Elisabeth Strillacci EAST SPENCER – A resident who came to the Board of Aldermen for help with sewer ...

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East Spencer adopts zero-tax-increase budget

EAST SPENCER — The Board of Aldermen approved the proposed budget of $5.61 million on Wednesday night. The ...

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Annexations could mean a $1.3 million increase in tax revenue for E. Spencer

EAST SPENCER — Board of Aldermen members cheered out loud Wednesday night after voting to approve the second ...

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East Spencer waits for Salisbury answer on annexation

By Elisabeth Strillacci elisabeth.strillacci@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — The Board of Aldermen held a second public hearing on their ...

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Annexation, budget on agenda for East Spencer public hearing

By Elisabeth Strillacci elisabeth.strillacci@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — Residents will have the chance Monday night to ask questions and ...

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East Spencer, China Grove selected to participate in statewide rural community initiative

Elisabeth Strillacci & Ben Stansell Both China Grove and East Spencer were selected along with 17 other towns ...

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East Spencer approves early pay-off on fire truck, discusses budget

Elisabeth Strillacci elisabeth.strillacci@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER – Much to the surprise and delight of Fire Chief Shawn McBride, the ...

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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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