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April 20, 2021

Natalie Anderson, Author at Salisbury Post

Local

City to vote on apartment developments, final phases of Grants Creek Greenway project

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City council members today will revisit and vote on rezoning requests for two proposed multi-family apartment complexes as well ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 12:00 am

Local

City gives away nearly 100 trees during ‘We Dig Salisbury’ event

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — In an effort to promote environmental education, the city’s Community Appearance Commission and Tree Board partnered Sunday to host ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Monday, April 19, 2021 1:16 am

Local

Political Notebook: Bitzer expects most ‘Trump-like’ candidate to be favorite in state’s Senate race

SALISBURY — Following news last week that former Republican Gov. Pat McCrory is “all in” for the 2022 U.S. Senate race, Catawba College politics professor ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Monday, April 19, 2021 12:27 am

Crime

Blotter: Concord man arrested in Rowan for indecent liberties with children

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Local authorities on Sunday charged a Concord man on four felony counts of indecent liberties with a child on ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Monday, April 19, 2021 12:04 am

BREAKING NEWS

Kannapolis Police searching for suspect who fled scene of homicide

KANNAPOLIS — The Kannapolis Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred Sunday afternoon. The incident occurred at a convenience store at the intersection of Lane ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, April 18, 2021 4:29 pm

Coronavirus

Livingstone College partners with Health Department to administer 500 Pfizer vaccinations

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — In partnership with the Rowan County Health Department, Livingstone College delivered 500 first doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, April 18, 2021 12:00 am

Education

‘Elite and it shows’: Staff at Partners in Learning at Novant celebrate news of national accreditation

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Norma Honeycutt was met with tears and cheers from teachers and staff at Partners in Learning at Novant Health ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, April 18, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Rep. Warren’s bill would prohibit parking in electric vehicle charging stations

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A bill in the N.C. House to prohibit and punish a non-electric vehicle driver from parking in a space ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Friday, April 16, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Historic Preservation Commission approves Integro Technologies expansion, Paint the Pavement project

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Historic Preservation Commission on Thursday gave the green light for both an Integro Technologies expansion and an annual ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Friday, April 16, 2021 12:00 am

News

Livingstone, Mission House Church to host national ‘Black Voters Matter’ listening session

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Livingstone College, Rowan Concerned Citizens and Mission House Church will join national advocacy organization “Black Voters Matter” to host ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:00 am

Elections

Board of Elections to purchase upgraded voting equipment using federal grant

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County Board of Elections on Tuesday approved the purchase of 42 upgraded voting machines and one central ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 12:00 am

Local

City exhausts this year’s funds for Innes Street Improvements, Municipal Services District grant programs

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Community Appearance Commission has granted nearly all of its $40,000 allocation for local projects intended to improve the ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 12:00 am

Landis

Landis adopts amendments to Zoning Ordinance related to signs, Planning Board terms

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com LANDIS — Town aldermen Monday approved amendments to the town’s zoning ordinance related to signs and Planning Board terms as the ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 12:00 am

News

Political Notebook: Local polls find increasing number of North Carolinians want COVID-19 vaccine

Recent High Point University and Elon University polls show an increasing majority of North Carolinians plan to or have received the COVID-19 vaccination. For the ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 12:00 am

Landis

Landis board talks revenues, budget planning, department updates

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com LANDIS — In the first in-person meeting open to the public in months, the Board of Aldermen and town officials on ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Seaford is first woman in county hired for town manager position since the ’90s

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com LANDIS — Though every municipality in Rowan County currently has a woman serving as town clerk, Landis’ selection of Diane Seaford ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, April 11, 2021 12:10 am

Local

National, local business leaders praise Salisbury’s initiative to support Black-owned operations

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Earlier this year, city council members pledged to continue progressing toward an equitable government for all. Mayor Karen Alexander ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Friday, April 9, 2021 12:00 am

Landis

Landis man airlifted after being crushed in porch collapse

LANDIS — A man working on his house Thursday morning was airlifted to Wake Forest Baptist Health after being injured and trapped under a collapsed ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Thursday, April 8, 2021 4:36 pm

Business

City to host Q&A session to discuss initiative to increase Black-owned businesses

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Mayor Karen Alexander and local business leaders will host a virtual Q&A session today to discuss a commitment with ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Thursday, April 8, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Rowan County Democrats to host virtual convention Saturday

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Democratic Party will virtually host its annual convention at 10 a.m. on Saturday. Democrats expect to elect new county officers, ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Thursday, April 8, 2021 12:00 am

Local

City appropriates $1 million from water, sewer fund to upgrade utility meter infrastructure

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City council members on Tuesday appropriated $1 million from the 2020-21 water and sewer fund balance to upgrade 19,000 ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Thursday, April 8, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Salisbury City Council signals approval for proposed apartment development, concerns about another

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Following the presentation of two proposed multi-family apartment developments Tuesday, council members signaled preliminary approval for one and worry ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 12:10 am

Local

City names recipients for latest round of coronavirus relief funding

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City staff on Tuesday outlined how about $50,000 in federal funding will be allocated to a dozen local public ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 12:00 am

Local

City accepting artist applications for ‘Paint the Pavement’ project

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City staff are inviting local artists of all ages and skills to submit designs for the first downtown pavement ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 12:05 am

Local

Council to consider rezoning requests for two proposed housing developments

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City council members today will consider rezoning requests for two developments that would bring more than 150 new multi-family ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 12:00 am

News

Political Notebook: Rowan’s lawmakers vote in favor of bill limiting governor’s emergency powers

All three of Rowan County’s Republican lawmakers in the N.C. House last week voted in favor of a bill that aims to limit the governor’s ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 12:00 am

Local

City gives green light to install historical marker commemorating 1906 lynchings

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The city has issued a certificate of appropriateness for the Actions in Faith and Justice organization to install a ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, April 4, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Rise in construction costs, cuts to NCDOT push back Rowan’s transportation projects

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Declines in gas tax revenue due to the pandemic, rises in construction costs and financial trouble at the North ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, April 4, 2021 12:00 am

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