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September 26, 2020

Staff Report, Author at Salisbury Post

Business

Salisbury VA to reopen entry, exit gates

The W.G. “Bill” Hefner VA Medical Center on Thursday will reopen entry and exit points that have been closed during the COVID-19 pandemic. The reopened ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, September 25, 2020 1:39 pm

Elections

Requests for absentee ballots top 9,000 in Rowan

Thousands of Rowan County voters have requested an absentee by mail ballot and a portion have already cast their vote in November’s election. Data from ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, September 25, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Exhibit about Jim Crow-era travel on display at NC Transportation Museum

A new exhibit about the Jim Crow era of legal segregation will be on display at the N.C. Transportation Museum in Spencer starting Friday. The ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, September 24, 2020 2:26 pm

Local

Library to reopen for in-person visits Oct. 1

SALISBURY — On Oct. 1, public entry will be allowed at three branches of the Rowan Public Library system. That includes the headquarters in Salisbury, ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 4:22 pm

Local

Rowan Sheriff’s Office K-9s to receive bulletproof vests

Three K-9s in the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office will receive bulletproof vests thanks to a charitable donation. The donation comes from nonprofit Vested Interest in ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 2:25 pm

Local

August divorces

Divorces from the Rowan County Civil Court in  August Heather Koontz Wallace from Jeremiah Wallace Christopher Arnette Lowman, Jr. from April Dancy Lowman Sandy Merritt ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, September 13, 2020 12:02 am

Local

Wedding licenses

Wedding licenses Wedding licenses issued by Rowan County Register of Deeds, John Brindle Marsha Noel Minnick to Dennis James Collins Michelle Briann Kivett to Paul ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, September 13, 2020 12:01 am

Kannapolis

Kannapolis woman dies in traffic accident on Lane Street

KANNAPOLIS — A Kannapolis woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash this morning on Lane Street near Earley Street. The drivers of both vehicles were ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, September 10, 2020 4:14 pm

Coronavirus

Novant Health COVID-19 screening center will close in Salisbury

SALISBURY — Novant Health on Thursday will close its COVID-19 screening center here as part of a consolidation of its services in Charlotte. The Salisbury ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 3:20 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Empire Hotel redevelopment deal falls through; city looks for new developer

SALISBURY — City officials on Tuesday said negotiations with Black Point Investments to redevelop the Empire Hotel have fallen through and other developers will have ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 10:27 am

Local

September is national Library Card Sign-up Month

SALISBURY — September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when Rowan Public Library joins with the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide to ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, September 6, 2020 12:00 am

Coronavirus

16 COVID-19 deaths in Rowan reported in one week

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Health Department reported 16 COVID-19 deaths last week, the largest number since the outbreak began. That increase meant the county ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, September 6, 2020 12:00 am

Kannapolis

Dr. Carson meets Officer Carson and both were ‘in right place at right time’

KANNAPOLIS — Last week, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Dr. Ben Carson and U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson visited Kannapolis to talk about ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, September 6, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Four injured in Mooresville Road traffic accident

SALISBURY — Rescue crews were called to the scene of a two-vehicle collision Friday evening that injured four. The accident shut Mooresville Road down at ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, September 4, 2020 7:58 pm

Local

Spencer’s new assistant manager will take reins of town government in 2021

SPENCER — Peter Franzese will be the town’s new assistant manager and eventually take over the manager job for David Treme, the town announced Friday.  ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, September 4, 2020 1:45 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Governor announces phase 2.5 of reopening starts Friday

Gov. Roy Cooper has announced the state on Friday will move into a phase 2.5 of reopening, which will increase gathering sizes and allow some ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, September 1, 2020 3:31 pm

Kannapolis

Kannapolis pedestrian killed on North Cannon Boulevard

KANNAPOLIS — A 37-year-old man was killed Sunday after reportedly stepping in front of a vehicle. The Kannapolis Police Department responded at midnight Sunday to ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, August 31, 2020 2:03 pm

Crime

Teen drowns in Balfour Quarry; three charged with trespassing

GRANITE QUARRY — A 19-year-old from Concord died Sunday afternoon after drowning at Balfour Quarry. Three young men were also charged with trespassing. A news ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:53 pm

Local

Kannapolis motorcyclist dies after collision with vehicle

KANNAPOLIS – A motorcyclist succumbed to his injuries Sunday while treated at a hospital because of a collision with the back of a car. Kannapolis ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, August 30, 2020 8:55 pm

Business

Salisbury receives $543,000 from National Parks Service for downtown preservation

SALISBURY — The city on Friday received a $543,000 Paul Bruhn Historic Revitalization Grant by the National Park Service to support the preservation of downtown ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, August 28, 2020 4:39 pm

Local

Wreck on Yadkin River bridge shuts down I-85

Rescue crews were called out to a traffic accident on the I-85 bridge over the Yadkin River on Thursday night and one person was reported ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, August 28, 2020 12:00 am

Coronavirus

Pfeiffer quarantines dorm due to COVID-19

By Charles Curcio charles.curcio@stanlynewspress.com MISENHEIMER — The COVID-19 pandemic, which has affected North Carolina since March, has reached Pfeiffer University. In an email obtained by ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, August 25, 2020 10:04 pm

Coronavirus

Trinity Oaks reports spike in positive COVID-19 cases

SALISBURY — A COVID-19 outbreak at Trinity Oaks health and rehab in Salisbury is now the largest in the county after its ownership group reported ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, August 23, 2020 10:25 pm

News

Weddings for August

Wedding licenses issued in August by Rowan County Register of Deeds John Brindle   Mysti Amanda Harris to David Bruan Dean Jeffrey Gerin Hill to ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Medication take-back event scheduled Friday

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Soil and Water Conservation District, Sheriff’s Office, Post Opioid Response Team and Health Department are partnering with the Rowan County ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Bury Home Companion returns in late August with attention on Bell Tower Green

The Salisbury Symphony has announced the return of its popular August fundraiser “A Bury Home Companion” for the fourth straight year. Sponsored by Farmers and ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:00 am

Business

Automotive component supplier will add 61 jobs, invest $45 million in Rowan

SALISBURY — Continental Structural Plastics, a manufacturer of automotive and heavy truck composite components, will invest $45 million and add 61 jobs in the next ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, August 20, 2020 2:27 pm

Coronavirus

Staff, resident COVID-19 cases reported at Trinity Oaks

Lutheran Services Carolinas is reporting that four staff members and two residents at Trinity Oaks health and rehab have tested positive for COVID-19. That’s in ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, August 19, 2020 2:46 pm

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