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Business

Aldi adding second shift at distribution center; job fair next week

By David Purtell david.purtell@salisburypost.com  Editor’s note: This story has been updated to show that Sharp Transit will also be at the job fair hiring drivers. ... Read more

by David Purtell, Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:00 am

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Rail Day is Saturday at Transportation Museum

N.C. Transportation Museum SPENCER — The N.C. Transportation Museum’s Rail Day Festival is Saturday and will feature multiple train rides, a visit from the recently restored Class J ... Read more

by David Purtell, Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:00 am

Health

Beat the heat in Rowan: hot temperatures sticking around awhile

By David Purtell david.purtell@salisburypost.com Temperatures will be very hot the rest of this week and into next week in Rowan County and throughout the Piedmont. Historically ... Read more

by David Purtell, Wednesday, June 17, 2015 12:10 am

Local

City Council approves budget for next year

By David Purtell david.purtell@salisburypost.com Salisbury CIty Council Tuesday approved a city budget that includes a small increase in property taxes. The budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal ... Read more

by David Purtell, Wednesday, June 17, 2015 12:06 am

Business

SunTrust will keep ATM in Spencer

By David Purtell david.purtell@salisburypost.com SPENCER — SunTrust will keep operating the ATM at its branch office in town after the office closes at the end of ... Read more

by David Purtell, Wednesday, June 17, 2015 12:05 am

Cleveland

Road construction leads to detours in north, west Rowan, High Rock Lake area

By David Purtell david.purtell@salisburypost.com Road construction across Rowan County is expected to close parts of three roads for more than a month. The N.C. Department of ... Read more

by David Purtell, Monday, June 15, 2015 3:00 pm

Local

Downtown streets come alive

By David Purtell david.purtell@salsburypost.com It wasn’t too hot for the streets to come alive Sunday afternoon in downtown Salisbury. Rock climbing, bike riding, bubble making ... Read more

by David Purtell, Monday, June 15, 2015 12:10 am

Local

Council to vote on city budget at Tuesday’s meeting

By David Purtell david.purtell@salisburypost.com Salisbury City Council will vote on the city’s proposed budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year during its meeting Tuesday. The budget ... Read more

by David Purtell, Monday, June 15, 2015 12:05 am

Crime

Two arrested after marijuana spotted from air

By David Purtell david.purtell@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY — A married couple received multiple drug charges Sunday after marijuana plants were discovered in their backyard. Charles Devon Purser, ... Read more

by David Purtell, Sunday, June 14, 2015 7:18 pm

Education

‘Make the most of it’ class of 2015: graduations held around Rowan Saturday

By David Purtell david.purtell@salisburypost.com Saturday was a day for reflecting on the past and looking toward the future as high school commencements were held across the ... Read more

by David Purtell, Sunday, June 14, 2015 12:10 am

Business

Food Lion Feeds reaches one year anniversary

Food Lion Food Lion Feeds is celebrating its one year anniversary by donating more than 1 million meals through local “Summers Without Hunger” donations and ... Read more

by David Purtell, Sunday, June 14, 2015 12:00 am

Business

Business Roundup: Integro partners with German company

Integro Technologies, a leader in vision system integration, has a partnership agreement with IFM Efector, a premier technology partner for sensors and controls. As one of the world’s largest ... Read more

by David Purtell, Sunday, June 14, 2015 12:00 am

Business

NSSA brings economic boost to area

By David Purtell david.purtell@salisburypost.com The National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association awards banquet held each year in Salisbury isn’t just a gathering of the top names ... Read more

by David Purtell, Sunday, June 14, 2015 12:00 am

Business

SunTrust branch in Spencer closing later this summer

By David Purtell  david.purtell@salisburypost.com Editor’s note: After this story was published, a SunTrust spokeswoman said SunTrust will continue operating its ATM at the branch office after the bank closes.  ... Read more

by David Purtell, Friday, June 12, 2015 12:00 am

Business

Bible Book Store closed

By David Purtell david.purtell@salisburypost.com The Bible Book Store closed permanently last week. The store, located on the 300 block of South Main Street, sold Christian ... Read more

by David Purtell, Thursday, June 11, 2015 12:00 am

Local

Kennedy will not seek re-election to City Council

By David Purtell david.purtell@salisburypost.com Salisbury City Council’s longest-serving member will not run for re-election this fall. Councilman William “Pete” Kennedy said in an email to friends and ... Read more

by David Purtell, Wednesday, June 10, 2015 10:56 am

Local

Spencer board approves budget with increased tax rate

By David Purtell david.purtell@salisburypost.com SPENCER — Spencer’s Board of Aldermen Tuesday approved a budget that will raise the town’s tax rate for the first time ... Read more

by David Purtell, Wednesday, June 10, 2015 12:00 am

Local

Planning board gives OK to rezoning along Faith Road for salon

By David Purtell david.purtell@salisburypost.com The Salisbury Planning Board approved a request to rezone property along Faith Road to allow for a hair salon during its ... Read more

by David Purtell, Wednesday, June 10, 2015 12:00 am

Local

Tickets now available for Slide the City

By David Purtell david.purtell@salisburypost.com Tickets for Slide the City in Salisbury go on sale today at 9 a.m. The event is set for Aug. 29. A ... Read more

by David Purtell, Wednesday, June 10, 2015 12:00 am

Local

City Council looks to minimize tax increase in budget

By David Purtell david.purtell@salisburypost.com Salisbury City Council wants the city to dip into its savings rather than increase taxes to cover costs for the next ... Read more

by David Purtell, Tuesday, June 9, 2015 12:00 am

Local

City trying to find good owners for vacant homes

By David Purtell david.purtell@salisburypost.com Some windows in the house at 127 E. Horah street are covered with plywood. The windows that aren’t covered are broken. The porch ... Read more

by David Purtell, Monday, June 8, 2015 12:10 am

Local

Public hearing Tuesday for Spencer’s proposed budget

By David Purtell david.purtell@salisburypost.com The Spencer Board of Aldermen will hold a public hearing on the proposed budget for fiscal year 2015-2016 during Tuesday’s meeting. ... Read more

by David Purtell, Monday, June 8, 2015 12:00 am

Business

Business Roundup: Novant Health Primary Care South open in China Grove

CHINA GROVE — Novant Health Primary Care South Rowan and Novant Health Carolina Women’s Health Associates China Grove have moved to a new office at ... Read more

by David Purtell, Sunday, June 7, 2015 12:00 am

Business

Freightliner plant has new manager, close to 3,000 workers

By David Purtell david.purtell@salisburypost.com CLEVELAND — There is an incredible amount of activity happening inside the Freightliner plant. It’s a thousand things happening at once, but in a ... Read more

by David Purtell, Sunday, June 7, 2015 12:00 am

Local

J.C. Price Memorial Week Carnival goes through Saturday

By David Purtell david.purtell@salisburypost.com The annual J.C. Price American Legion Memorial Week Carnival kicked off Thursday night in the West End. Children, parents, family and ... Read more

by David Purtell, Friday, June 5, 2015 12:15 am

Local

Karen Young, first woman on Salisbury City Council, dies

By David Purtell david.purtell@salisburypost.com Karen Young, the first woman to serve on Salisbury City Council, died Wednesday at her summer home in northern Vermont. She was ... Read more

by David Purtell, Friday, June 5, 2015 12:07 am

Business

Recycling facility operating in former GE plant

By David Purtell david.purtell@salisburypost.com The former General Electric Co. facility on Old Concord Road is now being used for industrial recycling. A private equity company, JP Capital ... Read more

by David Purtell, Thursday, June 4, 2015 12:00 am

Local

No proclamation for Salisbury Pride; mayor wants whole council to vote on issue next year

By David Purtell david.purtell@salisburypost.com There will not be a mayoral proclamation for this year’s Salisbury Pride Festival, Mayor Paul Woodson said Tuesday, adding that he thinks ... Read more

by David Purtell, Wednesday, June 3, 2015 12:10 am

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