Local

Interim pay increases for Salisbury firefighters will average 5%

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The city will use preliminary findings from its ongoing pay study to ...

Elections

More to count: Board of Elections will resolve outstanding ballots before Salisbury, East Spencer recounts

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County Board of Elections will certify the 2021 municipal election ...

Local

City grants permit for new ‘social game club,’ tavern at 118 West Innes St.

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Thanks to approval from Salisbury City Council members Wednesday, a “classic social ...

Local

NC Miniature and Doll show will take over Salisbury Civic Center Saturday

Miniature enthusiasts, hobbyist and doll collectors will be excited to shop this weekend at a new miniature show ...

Local

First outdoor concert scheduled at Bell Tower Green Park

Bell Tower Green Park on Saturday will host a free public concert featuring performers Destiny Stone, the Kruger ...

Local

Here’s how individual precincts voted in razor-thin Salisbury mayoral race

A razor-thin margin of just 18 votes separates Karen Alexander and Al Heggins in the city’s first race ...

Elections

Two incumbents, two newcomers win seats on Salisbury City Council

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Incumbents Tamara Sheffield and David Post will be joined by McLaughlin’s Grocery ...

Business

Local developer aims to transform historic downtown building into residential living space

SALISBURY — A switchboard operator stationed at Southern Bell’s building in downtown Salisbury, Edith Thompson was at the ...

Elections

Alexander, Sheffield maintain lead in cash on hand, fundraising in mayor, City Council race

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Campaign finance reports due this week show Mayor Karen Alexander and council ...

Local

Volunteers focus on South Ellis Street for 11th annual BlockWork program

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury resident Shanelle Logan screamed when she found out her neighborhood was ...

Local

Salisbury council selects firm to assist in recruiting a new city manager

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Chicago-based consulting firm Baker Tilly will assist the city for the next ...

Local

City, Bell Tower Green Inc. sign agreement formally handing over maintenance responsibilities

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City Council members on Friday formally authorized an agreement with Bell Tower ...

Business

NC Community College president details importance of connection between businesses, educational institutions

SALISBURY — Talking to a room full of Rowan County professionals, Thomas Stith III on Thursday emphasized the ...

Elections

Council candidates discuss city’s handling of ‘Fame’ relocation, protesting, pandemic

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — While City Council candidate opinions differ, they mostly say council members made ...

Local

Firms hoping to lead Salisbury manager search will make pitches to council members Friday

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City Council members will have a public meeting Friday morning to hear ...

News

Council to discuss potential changes to Downtown Revitalization Incentive grant program

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com  SALISBURY — Council members today will discuss proposed changes to the city’s Downtown Revitalization ...

Elections

Political Notebook: Rowan Democratic Party makes endorsements for municipal races

The Rowan County Democratic Party has endorsed registered Democrats on the ballot for this year’s municipal elections, which ...

Local

Snyder promoted to deputy city clerk

SALISBURY — Connie Snyder, an employee with the city of Salisbury for a decade, has been promoted to ...

Business

Salisbury-based Integro Technologies acquired by Kaman Distribution Group

SALISBURY — Kaman Distribution Group has acquired Salisbury-based Integro Technologies. Integro Technologies was founded in Tom Campion’s home ...

Local

City selects Sada Stewart Troutman as new Downtown Salisbury Inc. director

SALISBURY — Historic Salisbury Foundation Executive Director Sada Stewart Troutman will be the new Downtown Salisbury Inc. Director ...

Elections

Rowan Board of Elections changes decision to replace supervisor

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — After unanimously voting Tuesday to replace a supervisor, Rowan County Board of ...

Education

Salisbury Academy will use grant to make stormwater, drainage improvements near campus

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury Academy will use a stormwater grant authorized by the City Council ...

Local

Mayor Alexander, council member Sheffield top cash on hand, fundraising in City Council race

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Reports due at the end of September show the campaigns of Mayor ...

Local

United Way seeks to promote mental health and suicide awareness with Into The Light Walk

SALISBURY — As the sun rises on Saturday morning, people strolling side by side will walk into the ...

Local

Salisbury exploring creation of downtown ‘social district’ for outdoor alcohol consumption

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City Attorney Graham Corriher told council members Tuesday that staff and Downtown ...

Local

City to revisit setback requirements for future Goodwill store; modify public comment policy

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City Council today will revisit a request to rezone a parcel on Faith ...

Local

Pet owners let the dogs out for Salisbury’s Woofstock

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Local pet owners let the dogs out Sunday at Pitner Dog Park ...

Local

Paint shortages will likely push back inaugural ‘Paint the Pavement’ project to next spring

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Persistent shortages and delays in the production of traffic paint will likely ...

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