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August 8, 2020

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US hiring slows amid signs of longer-lasting economic damage

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. hiring slowed in July as the coronavirus outbreak worsened, and the government’s jobs report offered signs Friday that the economic damage ... Read more

19 hours ago by News Service Report.

Utility cutoffs could begin this month in Landis

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com LANDIS — Town officials could begin utility disconnections as soon as this month for residents who don’t agree to a payment ... Read more

3 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

‘Hanging on by a thread’: County pleads for restriction relief at NC Transportation Museum

SALISBURY — The N.C. Transportation Museum is a major economic force in Rowan County, with more than 100,000 visitors from across the region coming to ... Read more

5 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Main Street Marketplace embraces sustainability with hydroponics garden

CHINA GROVE — The most exciting part about a groundbreaking for construction of what’s become Main Street Marketplace in 2017, said Hope Oliphant, was that ... Read more

6 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Biz roundup: Yadkin Path Montessori School creates co-working space for K-4 students

Yadkin Path Montessori School has announced a “Yadkin Path School Hub” for students in kindergarten through fourth grade beginning Aug. 17.  It will be a co-workng ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Commissioners to consider business expansion, approve CARES Act funding plan

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Commissioners on Monday will hear a presentation regarding a tax incentive request for a local company wishing to expand. ... Read more

6 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Recipe for new downtown restaurant is good food, company and wine

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — One local couple is using a recipe of “good food, good company and good wine” to bring a finer ... Read more

6 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Cooper: Alcohol sales at N.C. restaurants ending earlier

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced on Tuesday he’s curbing alcohol sales hours at restaurants starting later ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

Site near Chewy fulfillment center gets new designation to attract development

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County Planning Board on Monday moved to rezone a 1.3-acre area near the site of Chewy’s new ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Biz roundup: Patterson joins Rowan-Cabarrus board of trustees

Michelle Patterson, of Patterson Farm & Market Tours, has been named to the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board of Trustees. Patterson oversees daily operations, marketing, educational ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Cannon Pharmacy co-founder opens mini-golf course in Kannapolis

KANNAPOLIS — Brian Freeman isn’t a newcomer to starting a business, but his latest venture is unlike any he’s taken on before. Freeman, co-founder of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Poll finds nearly half of Americans say lost jobs won’t return

By Josh Boak and Emily Swanson Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly half of Americans whose families experienced a layoff during the coronavirus pandemic now ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

County sees better-than-expected decreases in tax revenue from COVID-19 shutdowns

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Tax revenue for April has pleasantly surprised some local leaders, indicating Rowan County has weathered the COVID-19 storm fairly ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

With deficit building, city looks for ways to help customers with utility bills

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The city is looking at ways to help families struggling with utilities payments and plans to work with others ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

One Love Services provides free mental health help amid COVID-19 pandemic

SALISBURY — Especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health services are important, says Steve Wideman, who runs a company called One Love Services.  Through grants ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Commissioners agree to terms with new tenant at county-owned airport

SALISBURY — The Mid-Carolina Regional Airport is set to gain a new tenant this year when a company named Heli-1, with offices in Reno, Nevada, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Political Notebook: Sen. Carl Ford visits White House, meets President Trump

On Thursday, Sen. Carl Ford, along with other North Carolina senators, visited the White House and met President Donald Trump while touring the Oval Office. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Commissioners to hold special meeting for potential airport lease, COVID-19 funds

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County Board of Commissioners will hold a virtual special meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday to consider a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

‘No contact, no pressure’: Gerry Wood dealerships partner with new contactless test driving platform

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Interacting with a dealer when in the market for a new vehicle can be the most dreadful part of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Novant Health distributes tele-ICU carts to Rowan, other medical centers

SALISBURY — Novant Health Rowan Medical Center has received 20 tele-ICU carts to help enable remote monitoring and treatment of intensive care patients. The technology ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Smaller businesses faced difficulties in receiving PPP loans

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — While Paycheck Protection Program funds were able to help nearly 1,500 businesses in Rowan County and Kannapolis retain their ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Commissioners allot COVID-19 funds for municipalities, vote to hire temporary accountant

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — County commissioners on Monday set amounts of Coronavirus relief funds to be distributed among Rowan’s 10 municipalities and approved ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Chatham hedge fund will buy owner of Charlotte, Raleigh newspapers

NEW YORK (AP) — Hedge fund Chatham Asset Management plans to buy newspaper publisher McClatchy out of bankruptcy, ending 163 years of family control. The ... Read more

4 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Business roundup: Food Lion celebrates local employees for service

Food Lion last week said 274 associates, including 25 locals, are celebrating a milestone of 30 years or more of service in 2020. “Our associates ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Commissioners to schedule public hearing for business expansion, hear county health report

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — County commissioners on Monday will schedule a tax incentive public hearing for an economic development project and receive the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

New DSI board chair Gianni Moscardini optimistic for continued downtown development

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — La Cava restaurant owner Gianni Moscardini says he’s excited to serve as the new Downtown Salisbury Inc. board chair ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Salisbury Post, Downtown Salisbury Inc. partner for annual ‘Krazy Klearance’

SALISBURY — In keeping with Downtown Salisbury tradition of Krazy Klearance, Downtown Salisbury Inc. will help fund at a reduced rate cooperative advertising of promoting ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Ralph Baker donates to residents of the Salisbury VA’s Community Living Center

By Amanda Reilly Salisbury VA Health Care System In critical times such as the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Salisbury VA Health Care System has seen ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

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