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Last year, Tammy Holmes and her daughter, Sara, buy Christmas gifts at Caniche on Small Business Saturday with help from employee Sarah Strickland. Photo by Emily Ford

Holiday season is an opportunity to support small business

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:05 am

Rowan County residents will have the chance to support small businesses in their community while shopping for holiday gifts ... Read more | Add your comment

JON C. LAKEY / SALISBURY POST  The annual South Rowan Christmas Parade kicked off the holiday season by entertaining the crowds starting in Landis and then China Grove on Tuesday.

Parade rolls through southern Rowan County

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:00 am

Hundreds of families filled the streets of Landis and China Grove Tuesday to witness an over 30-year-old tradition ... Read more | Add your comment

Mark Wineka/Salisbury Post      Paulette Lambert has worked in the offices of Cannon Memorial YMCA for 50 years.

50 years ago, Paulette Lambert said ‘Y’ not

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 12:00 am

KANNAPOLIS — On the morning of Aug. 14, 1964,  18-year-old Paulette Duncan wanted to make a good impression, ... Read more | Add your comment

Former high school teacher charged with having sex with students

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 9:56 am

SALISBURY — Matthew David Belk, a recently resigned teacher and boys basketball coach at South Davidson High School in Denton, was charged Tuesday with having ... Read more | Add your comment

Christmas Happiness: Helping children and honoring loved ones

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:00 am

Four weeks from tonight, churches will glow with the candlelight, joy and anticipation of Christmas Eve. Just four weeks. Between now and then, people have a lot of ... Read more | Add your comment


Jobs, by the numbers

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 12:00 am

N.C Budget & Tax Center 6.3—unemployment rate in North Carolina for Oct. 2014 (Labor and Economic Analysis Division, Department of Commerce, October 2014) 1.3—percentage points ... Read more | Add your comment

And again we say ‘Help!’

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 12:00 am

Imagine what this time of year feels like for children who see the world around them celebrating the joy and generosity of Christmas, while their ... Read more | Add your comment

Politicians can give thanks

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 12:00 am

By Patrick Gannon RALEIGH – Politicians and others involved in government in North Carolina have plenty to be grateful for this Thanksgiving. The N.C. Democratic ... Read more | Add your comment

Cal Thomas: Teaching hatred against Israel, Jews

Monday, November 24, 2014 12:11 am

“You’ve got to be taught to hate …”  — Oscar Hammerstein, “South    Pacific” The murder on Tuesday of five people and the serious wounding ... Read more | Add your comment

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Rowan weather: Rain, rain go away

One word: Yuck. It’s chilly, it’s pouring and the chance of rain ... Read more | Add your comment

Police officers arrest a protester as they clear a protest site after warning the crowd that they would start enforcing the court-ordered clearance at an occupied area in Mong Kok district of Hong Kong Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. Hong Kong authorities cleared street barricades from a pro-democracy protest camp in the volatile Mong Kok district for a second day Wednesday after a night of clashes. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

10 things to know for Wednesday, Nov. 26

By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events ... Read more | Add your comment

Bonsai exhibition Dec. 6-7 at NC Research Campus

KANNAPOLIS — Steven Zeisel, M.D., Ph.D., director of the UNC Chapel Hill ... Read more | Add your comment



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