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Jennifer Ethridge named new president, CEO of Nazareth Child & Family Connection

ROCKWELL — Jennifer Ethridge has been named the new president and CEO of Nazareth Child & Family Connection. She ...

Rockwell

Driver charged in Friday morning wreck

(This story has been updated) SALISBURY — A driver reportedly at fault for a wreck that injured six ...

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Vernon Walters Jr., longtime leader of Nazareth Child & Family Connection, retiring

ROCKWELL — Vernon Walters Jr., who has led Nazareth Child & Family Connection for more than two decades, ...

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Medicare fraud prevention, shredding event on April 18

ROCKWELL — Rufty-Holmes Senior Center is hosting a shredding and Medicare fraud prevention event in partnership with Rowan ...

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It’s Bo time in Rockwell: Aldermen approve construction of new Bojangles

ROCKWELL — Residents who “gotta wanna needa getta hava Bojangles” are in luck. With a unanimous vote during ...

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Rockwell homeowner reaches nuisance agreement on problem property

ROCKWELL — A Rockwell home with a long history of disturbances was subject to a nuisance abatement judgment ...

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Rockwell aldermen holding public hearing on plans for new Bojangles

ROCKWELL — The Board of Aldermen of the town of Rockwell will hold a public hearing at 6 ...

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Earth Day Jam set to focus on urban agriculture

SALISBURY — Earth Day Jam returns on April 22 for a consecutive year at Bell Tower Green park ...

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Weekend fires force families out of their homes

Numerous Rowan County families were displaced after multiple fires damaged homes over the weekend. On Saturday, a fire ...

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Rockwell Board of Aldermen votes to have four year staggered terms

ROCKWELL — The town’s Board of Aldermen voted during the meeting Monday night to amend the town’s charter ...

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Rockwell board of aldermen to hold three public hearings

ROCKWELL — The town of Rockwell’s Board of Aldermen will vote on whether or not to amend the ...

Crime

Rowan County Sheriff’s Office nets big bust

ROCKWELL — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office arrested eight people after investigators raided a known problem home in ...

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Design submissions being accepted for Rockwell’s third mural

ROCKWELL — The town of Rockwell could consider changing its name to the “Town of Murals.” The town ...

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A day in the life: RSS students shadow industry pros

Classrooms come in all shapes and sizes, and on job shadow day, Rowan-Salisbury Schools students took their learning ...

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Keeping it in the family: Son follows father into a career of law enforcement

ROCKWELL — Every father dreams of his son growing up and finding the job of his dreams. For ...

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Outside the box, inside the lines: Coloring book marketing concept captures Rowan County folks

SALISBURY — Successful marketing campaigns can stand out for humor and emotionality, but an underlying uniqueness can go ...

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Food truck sets up shop in Rockwell

ROCKWELL — There’s something about ordering from a food truck that just feels right. Maybe it’s eyeing the ...

Crime

Rockwell man arrested for sex crimes

A Rockwell man faces 1st-degree statutory rape charges following a month-long investigation by the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office ...

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RSS approves fence at Shive Elementary

ROCKWELL — A new subdivision projected to be constructed near Shive Elementary School presented a challenge for the ...

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Habitat for Humanity homes are coming to Rockwell

ROCKWELL — Three vacant lots in Rockwell will see volunteers and workers from Habitat for Humanity of Rowan ...

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North Cherry Street rezoning focus of Rockwell public hearing Jan. 9

ROCKWELL — A legislative public hearing will be held by the Board of Aldermen of the Town of ...

Education

Showing thanks: Rockwell students treat area first responders

ROCKWELL — Third graders at Rockwell Elementary held an event on Monday in the school’s media center to ...

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Silver Bells are ringing for Rockwell Museum’s Festival of Trees and Christmas Village

ROCKWELL — For the 15th year in a row, the Rockwell Museum will be hosting its annual Festival ...

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Rockwell tree taken in the night

ROCKWELL — The Grinch visited Rockwell early this year. At some point Thursday night or Friday morning, someone ...

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¡Margaritas por todas partes! Rockwell restaurant leads charge in getting drinking referendum passed

ROCKWELL — Los Jacubes has everything any Mexican restaurant would typically have, chips and salsa, tacos, burritos, fajitas, ...

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Shive Elementary School class tours Rockwell public services

ROCKWELL — To learn about what taxes are used for, the third grade class of Shive Elementary School ...

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Rockwell Fire Department welcomes full-time firefighter to team

ROCKWELL — At the Rockwell Board of Aldermen meeting Monday night, Kenzie Overcash was appointed as the new, ...

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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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