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Cheryl Peters, second from left and who was the first female pilot for Piedmont Airlines, talks with former Piedmont pilots Cheryl Stearns, middle, Lucy Young, right and Connie Tobias. Peters spoke about her career Saturday at the North Caroina Transportation Museum in Spencer. The museum is currently restoring a 1942 DC-3 airplane, background, that was used by Piedmont Airlines.

No glass ceiling for Piedmont Airlines’ first female pilot

Monday, March 2, 2015 12:15 am

By David Purtell davidpurtell@salisburypost.com SPENCER — Cheryl Peters just loved to fly. That was what Peters, who was ... Read more | Add your comment

Hall of Fame Inductees (left to right): Willie Gillispie, Jim Gantt, Elmore Hill, and Grant Jarman.  photo by Wayne Hinshaw, for the Salisbury Post

NC American Legion Hall of Fame inducts four legends

Monday, March 2, 2015 12:00 am

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — It was appropriate that Willie Gillispie and Elmore Hill were called up ... Read more | Add your comment

Graphic by Andy Mooney, Salisbury Post.

Crime Trends, what the numbers show

Sunday, March 1, 2015 12:30 am

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com When Jason Monroe arrived at his Salisbury home in early January, thieves had broken ... Read more | Add your comment

East Spencer to hold public hearing on water-sewer study

Monday, March 2, 2015 12:07 am

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — The town board will discuss securing a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant during a public hearing today for ... Read more | Add your comment

Community Calendar for March

Monday, March 2, 2015 12:00 am

SilverArts Festival Entry deadlines: Literary Arts entries March 2, 5 p.m. at Ellis Park. Artwork March 11, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Civic Center. ... Read more | Add your comment

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Tourism vs. education

Sunday, March 1, 2015 12:00 am

N.C. Reps. Harry Warren and Carl Ford deserve kudos for sponsoring a bill that would give Rowan-Salisbury Schools  more flexibility in setting their calendar each ... Read more | Add your comment

Darts & Laurels: Making the most of a snow day

Saturday, February 28, 2015 4:04 pm

Laurels to all the Rowan County residents who found ways to be productive and creative Thursday after a winter storm dumped half a foot or ... Read more | Add your comment

Elizabeth Cook: Homer would have been proud

Sunday, March 1, 2015 12:00 am

I’m turning into Homer Lucas. For those who have not been around here long, Homer was a longtime reporter for the Salisbury Post. He covered ... Read more | Add your comment

Jay Boulter: All children have right to appropriate education

Sunday, March 1, 2015 12:00 am

By Jay Boulter Special to the Salisbury Post I learned over four decades ago that when someone begins their comment with “I have always had ... Read more | Add your comment

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