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October 20, 2020

Liz Moomey, Author at Salisbury Post

Business

Salute to service: Cleaning crews adapt to keep customers safe

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The COVID-19 pandemic has slowed down Sheila Cannon, the owner of Wife For Hire. On March 20, Cannon had ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Thursday, May 28, 2020 12:20 am

Coronavirus

Political notebook: Sen. Carl Ford says state needs ‘full bore reopening’

Sen. Carl Ford can describe Gov. Roy Cooper’s “modest” Phase 2 reopening with a single sentence. “It’s better than nothing,” Ford said. Ford has been ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Monday, May 25, 2020 12:01 am

Kannapolis

With no baseball, Cannon Ballers concentrate on ways to give back

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The first pitch for the Cannon Ballers at the new Atrium Health Ballpark was set for April 16. But ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Saturday, May 23, 2020 12:00 am

Business

Community college president talks leadership during pandemic

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Janet Spriggs offered four key ways to lead during the “brave new normal” of the ongoing pandemic: be calm, ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Friday, May 22, 2020 12:00 am

East Spencer

Lack of payment from East Spencer, Spencer contributed to city manager’s transit proposal

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — In proposing to discontinue public transit routes to Spencer and East Spencer as part of COVID-19-related budget cuts, Salisbury ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Council drafts plan for community needs, HUD funding

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The City Council began the process Tuesday of a consolidated plan for community development, which directs the Community Development ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Wednesday, May 20, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Salisbury manager’s proposed budget has some fee increases, no tax increase

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City Manager Lane Bailey on Tuesday stuck with a budget proposal that included no tax increase, but recommended a ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Wednesday, May 20, 2020 12:00 am

Landis

No tax, fee increases proposed with revenues down in proposed Landis budget

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com LANDIS — Interim Town Manager Leonard Barefoot told aldermen Monday citizens need good news. He hoped his proposed budget would provide ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Historic Salisbury Foundation celebrating Preservation Month

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — For the Historic Salisbury Foundation, May is a month to celebrate preservation more than usual. With the ongoing COVID-19 ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

Blotter: May 18

In Salisbury Police Department reports: • Kadett Kirkman Wilson, 45, was changed with felony identity theft on Friday. Wilson, of Kannapolis, was also charged with ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Monday, May 18, 2020 6:20 pm

Local

Political notebook: Budd, Hudson oppose new COVID-19 package

Both of Rowan County’s representatives in the U.S. House opposed a new, $3 trillion, Democrat-led COVID-19 relief bill that passed the House on Friday. The ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Monday, May 18, 2020 12:00 am

Landis

Landis pushes forward as embezzlement investigation continues

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Feb. 7, 2019 was the day the State Bureau of Investigation announced the start of an embezzlement probe into ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Sunday, May 17, 2020 12:00 am

Lifestyle Main

COVID-19 delays family’s adoption of Colombia girls

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Courtney Hawke planned to be in Colombia on April 28, her birthday, with her husband and two sons finalizing ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Sunday, May 17, 2020 12:00 am

Local

City Council will receive post-COVID-19 budget proposal Tuesday

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — At Tuesday’s electronic City Council meeting, Manager Lane Bailey will present a proposed budget. Bailey has already relayed to the ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Sunday, May 17, 2020 12:00 am

Local

City receives EPA assistance for expanding food access in downtown

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — To boost availability of fresh food in downtown Salisbury, the city was awarded federal assistance Thursday through the Local ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Friday, May 15, 2020 12:01 am

Local

State House committee hears details on nursing home outbreaks

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY —Most of the county’s and the state’s COVID-19 deaths are from congregate living facilities like nursing homes, and the N.C. ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Friday, May 15, 2020 12:00 am

Kannapolis

Development in downtown Kannapolis continues on amid COVID-19 outbreak

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — COVID-19 isn’t stopping the city’s downtown redevelopment project. This week, the City of Kannapolis announced VIDA, a private mixed-use ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Thursday, May 14, 2020 12:00 am

Coronavirus

Local NAACP, Heggins call for ‘equity lens’ for city’s COVID-19 funds

SALISBURY — In a video conference hosted by the North Carolina Black Alliance, Salisbury-Rowan NAACP president Gemale Black and Salisbury Mayor Pro Tem Al Heggins ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Wednesday, May 13, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Rep. Howard leads bill to protect debtors in COVID-19 pandemic

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The N.C. House Economic Support Working Group, led by a local representative, met Tuesday and discussed a bill that ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Tuesday, May 12, 2020 4:40 pm

Local

State Treasurer Folwell says local governments should spend with ‘eyes more wide open’

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — State Treasurer Dale Folwell says transparency, data, communication and sound policies at the state and municipal level will allow ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Tuesday, May 12, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Tone-Loc, Sugar Hill Gang to perform at Virtual Cheerwine Festival

SALISBURY — Ranging from hip-hop, rap, R&B and pop, Saturday’s Virtual Cheerwine Festival will include performances from acts that include Sugar Hill Gang, Tone-Loc, Nathan ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Monday, May 11, 2020 4:15 pm

Coronavirus

Political notebook: Sen. Carl Ford encourages increased crowds of Reopen NC protesters

The May 2 rally in Salisbury supporting the “reopening of the state” brought out about 20 protesters, and it got the support of N.C. Sen. ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Monday, May 11, 2020 1:58 am

Local

Salisbury citizen left out of stimulus payments because she married an immigrant

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Maria Ortiz was looking forward to the economic impact payment provided by the federal government through the CARES Act. ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Sunday, May 10, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

Family Crisis Council worried victims aren’t able to get away to report abuse

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Numbers may not fully communicate whether there has been a significant change across the community in domestic violence incidents ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Sunday, May 10, 2020 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Cheerwine and chill: Virtual festival comes to screens Saturday

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Last year’s Cheerwine Festival brought a crowd estimated to be tens of thousands to downtown Salisbury, creating a sea ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Sunday, May 10, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Salisbury Farmers Market to open at new home after COVID-19 delay

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — James Meacham, chief executive officer of the Rowan County Tourism Development Authority, had a vision for April 18, the ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Friday, May 8, 2020 12:02 am

Coronavirus

Salisbury Transit receives $950K grant through CARES Act

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration announced Thursday Salisbury Transit was awarded a $959,679 grant through the ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Friday, May 8, 2020 12:00 am

Coronavirus

COVID-19 impacts Rowan County legislators’ goals of session

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — After the passage of the state’s COVID-19 relief bills Saturday, both the House and Senate are meeting in skeletal ... Read more

by Liz Moomey, Friday, May 8, 2020 12:00 am

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