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Community Action Day marks nearly six decades of service

SALISBURY — In the 1960s, the Lyndon B. Johnson administration declared a war on poverty by establishing community ...

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Salisbury budget sets tax rate at 61 cents per $100 valuation; 58 cent rate would be revenue neutral

SALISBURY — The Salisbury City Council held a special meeting Tuesday to go over the upcoming fiscal year ...

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Red Cross says blood, platelet donors needed

The American Red Cross is asking people to book a time to give blood or platelets now to ...

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“We will rebuild”: Christo’s burns overnight, owner resolved to return

SALISBURY — Christo’s Family Restaurant, a long-time wing stop in Salisbury, unexpectedly caught fire Wednesday morning, suffering extensive ...

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Salisbury proposes decreasing tax rate for upcoming fiscal year, but not to revenue neutral

SALISBURY— On Tuesday, the Salisbury City Council heard from City Manager Jim Greene and Finance Director Wade Furches ...

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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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Salisbury City Council approves funds for improvements to former bank building

SALISBURY — The Salisbury city council approved more than $800,000 in American Rescue Plan Act funds to go ...

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Salisbury offices closed for Memorial Day, garbage and recycling pickup will remain on regular schedule

SALISBURY — The city of Salisbury will operate on the following schedule for the Memorial Day holiday on ...

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Rowan County remembers the fallen

SALISBURY — Family members of law enforcement officers know that every shift could be their loved one’s last. ...

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EDC discusses public transportation options for county’s workforce

SALISBURY — Limited public transportation and the effect it is having on the workforce was one of the ...

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Three honored for giving back to Salisbury, Rowan County with Elizabeth Duncan Koontz awards

SALISBURY — Salisbury native and activist Elizabeth Duncan Koontz committed her entire life to making sure those who ...

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Chief of police search brings in 26 applicants

SALISBURY — Applications are now closed for Salisbury’s new chief of police. The human resources department will now ...

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Preview: Salisbury City Council to hear report on election process, updates on Parks and Rec renovation projects

SALISBURY — The Salisbury City Council will hear updates on the election process town hall meetings as well ...

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Shober Bridge closed

SALISBURY — The city of Salisbury Public Works Department has closed the Shober Bridge in the 400 block ...

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History lesson: Cheraw mayor visits Salisbury, takes notes

SALISBURY — Salisbury’s reputation for historic preservation efforts earned it a visit from a South Carolina mayor on ...

Crime

Four juveniles arrested, one more sought in Tuesday shooting, chase

SPENCER — Authorities released additional details concerning the police chase that followed a Tuesday afternoon shooting that left ...

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Downtown Salisbury Inc. announces recipients of Supporting Existing Business Grants

SALISBURY — Grants totaling more than $156,000 in economic impact will go to 27 downtown businesses within the ...

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Memorial Day ceremony planned at Salisbury National Cemetery

SALISBURY — The annual Memorial Day celebration will take place again this spring on May 29 at the ...

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West End grant coordinator offers preview of project’s progress

SALISBURY — After months of surveys and community engagement, a demand for youth programming has risen to the ...

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Downtown Salisbury Inc. gets 2023 Main Street America accreditation

SALISBURY — Downtown Salisbury Inc. has been designated as an Accredited Main Street America program for meeting performance ...

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‘Let’s Ride, Rowan!’ — Prizes offered to promote National Bike Month

SALISBURY—  Spring is finally here and summer is just around the corner, so more people are going outside ...

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County allows on-site sales, consumption of alcohol at agritourism sites

SALISBURY – The Rowan County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously for an ordinance change that will allow properties ...

Crime

Blotter: Suspect arrested after leading police on chase

SALISBURY — A man was taken into custody shortly after midnight on Tuesday after leading authorities on a pursuit. ...

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Shelter, support, stability and a sanctuary: Livingstone College partnership directs resources to foster care kids

SALISBURY — A new partnership between Livingstone College and Home4Me, a Charlotte-based non-profit, aims to attract college students ...

Crime

Man kidnaps ex, demands ransom, flees authorities

SALISBURY — A man was arrested in Salisbury on Sunday for allegedly kidnapping his ex-girlfriend and demanding a ...

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First Minority Business Trade Show helps spread word for entrepreneurs

SALISBURY — Small businesses need local support to make a true impact and to continue what they are ...

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Salisbury City Council to discuss new fire station on Mahaley Avenue at Tuesday’s meeting

SALISBURY — Salisbury Finance Director Wade Furches and Fire Chief Bob Parnell will discuss an installment financing agreement ...

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Police chief out at Livingstone College

SALISBURY — The Livingstone Police Chief officially tendered his resignation after only two months on the job. Renarde ...

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