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JON C. LAKEY / SALISBURY POST Residents long Leonard Road in close proximity to site of the former Buck Steam plant have placed signs in their yards asking for clean drinking water. A coal ash pond is located nearby and area wells are said to be contaminated with materials thought to come from the ponds.

Tainted wells fuel questions, frustrations

Saturday, July 4, 2015 12:10 am

By Elizabeth Cook elizabeth.cook@salisburypost.com “No, you don’t.” That was the crowd’s grumbling response Tuesday night each time a ... Read more | Add your comment

Pre Civil War hospital that still remains on the University of Alabama campus

David Freeze column: Another day in Alabama

Saturday, July 4, 2015 12:05 am

I got up this morning in Aliceville, Alabama, ready to head to Tuscaloosa. First light was at about ... Read more | Add your comment

JON C. LAKEY / SALISBURY POST  Time Warner Cable employees Chris Hall (in bucket) and John Barber worked on Thursday morning placing out American flags on the utility poles in downtown Faith. TWC has been putting out flags for the Faith Fourth celebration for over 20 years. 
 Thursday, July 2, 2015, in Faith, N.C.

Sheriff: Stay safe on July 4 and this summer

Friday, July 3, 2015 12:20 am

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com The July 4th holiday is time to commemorate the adoption of the Declaration of ... Read more | Add your comment

Political notebook: Chamber of Commerce drafts priority projects

Saturday, July 4, 2015 12:10 am

Last month, the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce’s Board of directors approved its annual list of priority projects. The list is annually used as a guide ... Read more | Add your comment

Salisbury man charged with meth in Connecticut

Saturday, July 4, 2015 12:05 am

VERNON, Conn. — A Salisbury man on Thursday was arrested in Connecticut after police there found a mobile meth lab in his van, according to ... Read more | Add your comment

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Intimidators: Martinez brings the boom in shutout

Saturday, July 4, 2015 1:00 am

KANNAPOLIS — The light finally came on for Luis Martinez. That meant lights out for the West Virginia Power on Friday. A 20-year old right-hander, ... Read more | Add your comment

Area Sports Briefs: Rain forces Legion schedule adjustments

Saturday, July 4, 2015 12:34 am

From staff reports Kannapolis and Winston-Salem were rained out on Friday in the opener of their best-of-three, first-round American Legion baseball series. The teams have ... Read more | Add your comment

American Legion: Southern Rowan washed out

Friday, July 3, 2015 11:23 pm

LANDIS — Mocksville-Davie’s Kenny Overfelt lost a homer, but neither team lost a ballgame. A solo homer by Overfelt soared over the left-field fence in ... Read more | Add your comment

Area Sports Briefs: Kaminsky signs; Rowan schedules game

Friday, July 3, 2015 12:37 am

From staff and wire reports CHARLOTTE — First-round draft pick Frank Kaminsky has signed a contract with the Charlotte Hornets. The team, which announced the ... Read more | Add your comment

Opinion

Darts and laurels (7-4-15)

Saturday, July 4, 2015 12:00 am

Laurels, and happy birthday, to the United States of America. The Great Experiment goes on, and here we are, 239 years after it began, still ... Read more | Add your comment

Now, grill the prison officials

Thursday, July 2, 2015 12:02 am

Newsday With one escaped convict captured and another killed, upstate New York residents’ fears and the national fascination will pass. Plenty of attention is still ... Read more | Add your comment

David Freeze column: Another day in Alabama

Saturday, July 4, 2015 12:05 am

I got up this morning in Aliceville, Alabama, ready to head to Tuscaloosa. First light was at about 6 o’clock because of all the clouds. When ... Read more | Add your comment

Yes, it is all uphill

Thursday, July 2, 2015 12:15 am

The most common reply to my plan to ride from Mobile to Canada has been: “But that is all uphill!” Today, you folks were right. ... Read more | Add your comment

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By Savannah Deal Piedmont Players Theatre Though Edgar Rice Burroughs introduced our ... Read more | Add your comment

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JULY July 6 East Spencer Summer Camp Mon-Fri July 6 to Aug. ... Read more | Add your comment

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Yesterday: When did Salisbury Police stand for this group shot?

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