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Granite Quarry board approves longevity pay

GRANITE QUARRY — The Board of Aldermen on Monday approved longevity pay for town employees, putting small bonuses ...

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Granite Quarry board considers reducing which ordinance violators can face criminal charges

GRANITE QUARRY — Like most municipalities, Granite Quarry takes a blanket approach to which ordinance violations can be ...

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Student killed in accidental shooting while handling gun in Granite Quarry

By Chris Miller and Josh Bergeron news@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY — A Gray Stone Day School middle school student ...

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Granite Quarry juvenile shot, killed while handling gun

GRANITE QUARRY — A juvenile was killed Monday evening after suffering an accidental gunshot wound. Granite Quarry-Faith Joint ...

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 ...

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 ...

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Election 2021: Granite Quarry’s new mayor will be a veteran or a newcomer

GRANITE QUARRY — A fresh face and an old standby are on the ballot for Granite Quarry’s mayor ...

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Granite Fest makes a comeback with music, vendors and fun for kids

GRANITE QUARRY — Granite Fest took over Civic Park on Saturday afternoon. The reinvigorated event turned the tennis ...

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Granite Quarry rescinds bike trail property lease, will post no trespassing signs

SALISBURY — In a pair of unanimous decisions this week, the Granite Quarry Board of Aldermen agreed to ...

Business

Signs of the times: Harwood Sign shop capitalizes on campaign season

GRANITE QUARRY — If you ask Drew Harwood who will win his vote in the upcoming election, you’re ...

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Granite Quarry Fiddlers Convention returns to East Rowan High on Saturday

GRANITE QUARRY — Bluegrass music will fill the halls of East Rowan High School on Saturday as the ...

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Granite Quarry officials will request correction to 2020 Census count

GRANITE QUARRY — Town officials say the 2020 U.S. Census population total is too low and plan to ...

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Granite Quarry to host interactive open house on cycling, walking on Sept. 13

GRANITE QUARRY  — After exploring ways to make the town a more pedestrian-friendly destination, Granite Quarry officials will ask ...

China Grove

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 ...

Business

Opening of State Employees’ Credit Union is the fulfillment of a vision for Mary Ponds, Granite Quarry

GRANITE QUARRY — Walking through the spacious, bright building for the first time last month, Mary Ponds was struck ...

China Grove

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 ...

China Grove

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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Granite Quarry adopts budget that keeps tax rate flat

GRANITE QUARRY — The Board of Aldermen last week adopted a modified budget that keeps the town’s tax ...

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‘Race to the Dan’ brings Revolutionary War back to Rowan

GRANITE QUARRY — Cannon and musket fire are not normal daytime fare in Rowan County, but Rowan Museum ...

Faith

Granite Quarry proposes altering joint police agreement with Faith

GRANITE QUARRY – The Granite Quarry Board of Aldermen wants to make a change to its joint police ...

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Granite Quarry board shoots down tax increase

GRANITE QUARRY – The Granite Quarry Board of Aldermen on Thursday directed Manager Larry Smith to make adjustments ...

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Granite Quarry creates new zoning classification, rezones 12 properties

GRANITE QUARRY – The Granite Quarry  Board of Aldermen had a packed schedule for its regular meeting on ...

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Granite Quarry sales tax revenue ahead of expectations

GRANITE QUARRY — Granite Quarry’s projected revenue based on conservative forecasting was already looking good for the current ...

Crime

Police: Granite Quarry, Salisbury robberies may be connected

GRANITE QUARRY — Police are investigating whether an armed robbery early Wednesday may be connected to another one ...

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Granite Quarry becomes smallest town in state to receive elite fire protection classification

GRANITE QUARRY — The town’s Board of Aldermen meeting on Tuesday brought a surprise visitor with some top-notch ...

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Town of Granite Quarry receives positive audit

GRANITE QUARRY — The town’s board of aldermen received a positive audit report on Monday. Eddie Carrick, a ...

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Granite Quarry revenues trending up despite pandemic

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY — A projected dip on one revenue stream will be more than ...

Business

F&M banking icon, community catalyst Paul Fisher dies

By Mark Wineka For the Salisbury Post SALISBURY — Paul Fisher, the driving force behind F&M Bank for ...

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