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Early morning mobile home fire displaces five people in Rockwell

ROCKWELL — Five people have been displaced following an early morning mobile home fire in Rockwell. Around 4:35 ...

Education

A promise fulfilled: retired teacher reunites with Erwin Middle School students to revisit accessible nature trail

By Madeline Wagoner madeline.wagoner@salisburypost.com ROCKWELL — A retired teacher reunited with one of her former classes  Thursday to ...

Entertainment

Castaways performing at Nazareth’s 116th Fun Fest on June 4

ROCKWELL — When The Castaways take the stage for Nazareth Child & Family Connection’s 116th Annual Fun Fest ...

Lifestyle

Nazareth Child & Family Connection’s 116th annual Fun Fest set for June 4

ROCKWELL — Nazareth Child & Family Connection is finalizing plans for the 116th annual Fun Fest, scheduled for ...

Business

The Morning Glory plans brick and mortar location, aims to be ‘permanent’ part of Rockwell community

ROCKWELL — The town’s beloved coffee camper is moving into a bonafide brick and mortar. The Morning Glory ...

Local

Rockwell making plans for arts and crafts show at American Legion

ROCKWELL — COVID-19 has slowed down festivals and events, but it’s now time for Rockwell to have a ...

News

Rockwell Police Department settles into new building, awaits completion of parking lot

ROCKWELL — Standing behind piles of rubble and construction equipment just off Highway 52 is the brand new ...

Elections

On Rockwell Board of Aldermen, Brewer hopes to improve strength of community

ROCKWELL — Dillon Brewer has his sights set on building the strength of his community. Whether it’s with ...

Business

Variety Produce continues to be a stop for unique products

ROCKWELL — Sandy Canup and Gayle Brendle were on their way home one day earlier this month when ...

Local

North Carolina lighthouses shine in Rockwell Museum’s festival of lights, Christmas village display

ROCKWELL — The winding black and white stripes of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. Smoke stacks from Cannon Mills ...

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 ...

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