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JON C. LAKEY / SALISBURY POST Rev. Dr. Nilous M. Avery, II talks with Livingstone College President Dr. Jimmy R. Jenkins as they process to the Founder's Day program at Varick Auditorium. The annual Livingstone College Founder's Day  program was held in Varick Auditorium on the Salisbury campus on Thursday. Music, speakers, preaching and finally lay a wreath on   Dr Joseph Charles Price Mausoleum on the East side of campus.  Thursday, February 11, 2016, in Salisbury, N.C.

A legacy of light: Livingstone celebrates 137th Founder’s Day

Friday, February 12, 2016 12:10 am

By Rebecca Rider rebecca.rider@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A crowd gathers in front of the tomb of Dr. Joseph Charles ... Read more | Add your comment

Josh Bergeron / Salisbury Post - Construction crews on Thursday work on an HVAC system in the foreground and install pipes for a toilet in the background of a space that will house Rowan County Veterans Services.

Photo feature: Construction work gets going at West End Plaza

Friday, February 12, 2016 12:04 am

More than two years after West End Plaza’s purchase, construction crews have finally started renovation work. Interior work at ... Read more | Add your comment

Cooperative Extension Small fruit specialist Bill Cline shows how to prune young blueberries.

Danelle Cutting: Questions pouring in on lawns, weeds

Friday, February 12, 2016 12:00 am

Even though the weather is unpredictable, calls concerning weeds, fertilizing and pruning have been constant this week. Below ... Read more | Add your comment

Ex-girlfriend provides conflicting statements during murder trial

Friday, February 12, 2016 1:41 pm

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com Court testimony this morning in the murder trial of Maurice Robinson centered mostly on the conflicting statements of Ashley Bentley, his ex-girlfriend. ... Read more | Add your comment

Ex-girlfriend details violent relationship with man on trial for murder

Friday, February 12, 2016 12:10 am

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com The former girlfriend of a man on trial for the 2012 murder of Z&H Mart store owner Hecham Abualeinan says he ... Read more | Add your comment

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Area Sports Briefs: CCC tournament starts Monday

Friday, February 12, 2016 1:09 am

From staff reports The Central Carolina Conference basketball tournament begins on Monday. North Rowan’s boys will be seeded first, while Salisbury’s boys will be seeded ... Read more | Add your comment

Prep Basketball: South girls win again

Friday, February 12, 2016 12:18 am

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY — South Rowan girls basketball coach John Davis is seeing his team play so well now that he doesn’t ... Read more | Add your comment

Prep Basketball: South falls short of first win

Friday, February 12, 2016 12:16 am

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY — Luck wasn’t on the side of South Rowan’s boys, and now they’re part of history. Colson Childers’ left-corner ... Read more | Add your comment

Area Sports Briefs: Catawba loses at Newberry

Thursday, February 11, 2016 12:32 am

From staff and wire reports Catawba’s men’s basketball lost to Newberry, 93-81, on the road on Wednesday. Newberry led 44-40 at halftime but took control ... Read more | Add your comment

Opinion

Quotes of the week

Friday, February 12, 2016 12:00 am

“I’m willing to do almost anything to help because I would never want to be in that situation.” — Ebony Valentine, owner, Elove’s Braids & Beyond, on ... Read more | Add your comment

Editorial: Republican Party’s birth

Thursday, February 11, 2016 12:00 am

Dr. Ada Fisher is determined to prove that more African Americans should feel comfortable in the Republican Party. Hence she has published “I am a Republican,” ... Read more | Add your comment

Tom Campbell: Machines don’t need raises

Thursday, February 11, 2016 12:00 am

Changing job scene calls for new thinking The Emerging Issues Forum always puts a microscope on the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead and this ... Read more | Add your comment

Cal Thomas: Bernie & Hillary’s America

Monday, February 8, 2016 9:21 pm

Watching last Thursday’s debate between Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders one might have thought a Republican had been in the White ... Read more | Add your comment

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