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January 18, 2021

Natalie Anderson, Author at Salisbury Post

Local

Local lawmakers talk priorities for 2020-21 legislative session

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The pandemic, health care, budget and redistricting will be among the top priorities this legislative session, but local lawmakers ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, January 17, 2021 12:10 am

News

Former, current congressmen for Rowan County opposed second impeachment

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Two North Carolina congressmen who voted to contest Electoral College votes cast for President-Elect Joe Biden on Jan. 6 ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, January 17, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Pedestrian safety among concerns in latest public input for Downtown Main Street plan

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The latest round of public input on a proposed two-phased Downtown Main Street plan includes concerns that too little ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Friday, January 15, 2021 10:49 pm

Elections

Former congressional candidate creates petition calling for Rep. Budd, other Republicans to be removed from office

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rep. Ted Budd’s former Democratic challenger Scott Huffman created a petition this week calling for Budd and six other ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Friday, January 15, 2021 12:00 am

Health

County health data show department visits, clients served cut in half

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The number of visits made to the Rowan County Health Department for services from July to December amounts to ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Thursday, January 14, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

County talks about best methods of vaccination distribution

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — County officials say they will look into and consider implementing a mix of appointments and first-come, first-served events for ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:14 am

Landis

Town of Landis receives recommendations for three-year plan to improve roads

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com LANDIS — Aldermen on Monday received a recommendation from a surveying firm about future road improvement projects for nearly two dozen ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

Four new COVID-19 deaths reported in Rowan; outbreak at the Laurels declared over

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — County health officials on Tuesday reported four additional COVID-19 deaths among people outside of local congregate care facilities. There ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 3:36 pm

Local

Cheerwine Festival moved to September in hopes of reduced COVID restrictions

SALISBURY — With the hope of reduced COVID-19 restrictions by the summer, the 2021 Cheerwine Festival has been rescheduled for Sept. 18 in hopes of ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 2:52 pm

Coronavirus

County expects new shipment of vaccine later this week after crowd at drive-thru exhausts supply

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Though the first day of COVID-19 vaccinations at the West End Plaza was cut short after hundreds of locals ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Monday, January 11, 2021 1:28 pm

News

Political Notebook: Sen. Carl Ford to serve as co-chair of two Senate committees

In addition to his new role as the Republican joint caucus leader, Sen. Carl Ford will co-chair two committees and serve as a member of ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, January 10, 2021 11:28 pm

Elections

Local Republicans condemn riots at Capitol, say ‘plenty of blame to go around’

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — While local Republicans, including two of Rowan County’s lawmakers, condemn the violent insurrection that erupted from a mob of ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, January 10, 2021 12:05 am

News

Breakdown of COVID-19 vaccination phases

Phase 1a: Health care workers directly working with COVID-19 patients and administering vaccine, long-term care staff and residents Phase 1b: Adults aged 75+, essential frontline ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, January 10, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

Three additional COVID-19 deaths make 13 this week in Rowan County

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — County health officials on Friday reported three additional COVID-19 deaths during an exceptionally deadly week during which more than ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Friday, January 8, 2021 4:04 pm

Elections

North Carolina lawmakers continue condemnation, clarify objections to election results

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — North Carolina congressmen on Thursday continued to condemn a violent riot at the U.S. Capitol and clarify their positions ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Friday, January 8, 2021 12:00 am

Local

City’s audit shows improvements in Broadband Services Fund

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The city’s financial audit for the 2019-20 fiscal year shows that, while the city’s fiber-optic network fund remains in ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Friday, January 8, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

County reports record eight deaths as positivity rate climbs above 10%

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The state of COVID-19 continues to worsen in Rowan County as health officials reported eight deaths on Thursday along ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Thursday, January 7, 2021 4:44 pm

Coronavirus

Health Department draws crowd as COVID-19 vaccinations begin for people older than 75

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A crowd of cars carrying locals flocked to the Rowan County Health Department on Wednesday, patiently awaiting an injection ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Thursday, January 7, 2021 12:10 am

Local

Parking recommendations, sufficient input among concerns about Downtown Main Street plan

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Locals on Wednesday expressed a concern for parking availability and insufficient input from local business owners on during the ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Thursday, January 7, 2021 12:00 am

Elections

North Carolina lawmakers in Washington contest elections results, condemn violence following riot at Capitol

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com WASHINGTON — Members of Congress were prepared to meet in a joint session on Wednesday to count Electoral College votes following ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 9:05 pm

Local

City plans to use federal HUD grant for rent and utility assistance, homelessness prevention, but still open for public input

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Following recommendations from staff, the city plans to use a $200,000 federal grant for public services, homelessness prevention, rent ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

County reports five COVID-19 deaths

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — County health officials on Tuesday reported five COVID-19 deaths, with three among local congregate care facilities and two among ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, January 5, 2021 5:13 pm

Local

City council to be presented with 2019-20 audit, receive recommendations for grant

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City Council members will return from the holiday season on Tuesday to a busy agenda that includes recommendations for ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, January 5, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

County’s COVID-19 cases continue climb; next phase of vaccinations to begin

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — County officials reported nearly 300 additional cases of COVID-19 Sunday and Monday as they prepared to enter a new ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Monday, January 4, 2021 6:31 pm

Elections

Political Notebook: Rep. Hudson joins Budd in announcing he will object to election certification

Rep. Richard Hudson, a Republican who represents North Carolina’s 8th Congressional district, announced on Sunday he would object later this week to certifying the Electoral ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Monday, January 4, 2021 12:20 am

Crime

Blotter: Salisbury woman arrested for falsely claiming she was abducted

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Salisbury woman Friday for felony possession of a controlled substance on jail ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, January 3, 2021 11:03 pm

Health

Rowan County’s first baby of 2021 ‘represents hope and opportunity for all of us’

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — For many, the start of a new year is accompanied with new hopes and opportunities, and the birth of ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, January 3, 2021 12:00 am

10 to Watch

10 to Watch: Sen. Carl Ford

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — With his new role as the Senate’s Republican joint caucus leader, Sen. Carl Ford’s hope for the new year ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, January 3, 2021 12:00 am

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