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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 ...

Local

Election 2021: Bowman challenging Taylor in Rockwell mayor’s race

ROCKWELL — In the town’s mayoral race, voters will have a choice between a candidate going for 22 ...

Local

Motorcycle involved in fatal crash near Rockwell

ROCKWELL — A person was killed in a wreck involving a motorcycle at the intersection of U.S. 152 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

Local

N.C. National Guard honors Powles Staton Funeral Home’s toy charity contributors

ROCKWELL – A small crowd gathered at Powles Staton Funeral Home on Thursday to break bread and recognize ...

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 ...

Cleveland

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 ...

Local

Scout’s Honor: With dedication of flag retirement box, Salem Fleming earns Eagle Scout rank

ROCKWELL — With smoke wafting through the air around them, three Scouts from Troop 4328 raised a new ...

Local

Bill passes House to exempt town of Rockwell from satellite annexation limit

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A bill that passed the N.C. House and sits in the Senate ...

Local

Pipe replacement requires road closure in eastern Rowan

ROCKWELL – Part of a rural Rowan County road is set to close next week while a drainage pipe that ...

Local

Man rescued from top of truck after landing in water near High Rock Dam

TUCKERTOWN RESERVOIR – A man spent a hours on top of his truck Thursday before being rescued from ...

BREAKING NEWS

Two dead after Sunday fire at home near Rockwell

ROCKWELL — Two people were killed in a late Sunday morning fire that destroyed a house on Doublethumb ...

Crime

Rowan Sheriff’s Office: Suspect sought in Rockwell church vandalism

ROCKWELL — Rowan County Sheriff’s Office investigators say someone spray painted a strange message on the door of ...

News

Moving to higher ground: Construction underway on new Rockwell law enforcement building

ROCKWELL — This time next year, Rockwell Police Chief Hugh Bost Jr. won’t have to reach for a ...

China Grove

Voters excited about record early voting turnout, have mixed feelings about election possibilities

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — With early voting over and Election Day on Tuesday, locals say ...

Health

‘Nudge from God’: 10 years after diagnosis, Rockwell man to receive kidney from live donor

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com ROCKWELL — Almost a decade after being diagnosed with kidney disease, one local man ...

Crime

Man faces voluntary manslaughter charges after Rockwell argument turns deadly

ROCKWELL — An argument between two men in Rockwell late Sunday night turned deadly. Jay Dustin Lear, 42, ...

Crime

Blotter: Salisbury Police respond to multiple shootings Thursday

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Police responded to a string of shootings Thursday, with one shooting into ...

Crime

Blotter: Rockwell man charged with assault on female and unauthorized use of vehicle

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com ROCKWELL — David Lucas Dyson, 29, was arrested on Friday on two misdemeanor charges ...

Business

Dollar General stores setting aside time for senior shoppers

Dollar General Corporation plans to dedicate the first hour of each shopping day to senior shoppers, as well ...

Local

Rowan man wins $200,000 in lottery

RALEIGH – For Roger Burleson, of Rockwell, a quick stop before work “finally paid off” with a $200,000 ...

China Grove

Blotter: Man charged with more than 20 counts of defrauding, embezzlement

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Justin Blake Moore, 30, of China Grove, was charged Friday with 11 ...

Local

Tree falls on Rockwell home, destroying it

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com ROCKWELL — At 10:30 p.m., Mandy Newton and Ricky Berger are generally finished putting ...

China Grove

Multi-county chase ends in death of robbery suspect

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Rockwell man involved in an attempted robbery of a taxi driver ...

Ask Us

Ask Us: What is being built on the corner of NC 152 and Organ Church Road?

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

Faith

Alden Wright will give organ concert Sunday at Grace Lower Stone

ROCKWELL — Rowan County native Alden Wright will give a special organ concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at ...

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