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Biz Briefs: Local hiring event to recruit military personnel

SALISBURY — A two-day military workforce recruitment and hiring event is scheduled for March 20-21 in the region’s first Military Talent Attraction weekend. “We believe ... Read more

16 hours ago by Staff Report.

Black business owners celebrate progress in community

SALISBURY — Local business owner Esther Atkins-Smith said her mother always told her the words “I can’t” should never be part of her vocabulary. Atkins-Smith ... Read more

16 hours ago by Natalie Anderson.

Wells Fargo to pay $3 billion to resolve probes into fake accounts

By KEN SWEET and STEFANIE DAZIO Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wells Fargo agreed Friday to pay $3 billion to settle criminal and civil ... Read more

2 days ago by News Service Report.

Event planned to empower women

Women Embracing Excellence, Pink Chair Parley, and Gemstones & COMPASS Leadership Academy plan Women’s Talk It Up on Saturday. Talk It Up is a series ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Chamber of Commerce to present priority projects at Thursday breakfast

SALISBURY — The Rowan Chamber of Commerce will present a list of its 2020-21 state priority projects at its state legislative breakfast on Thursday. The ... Read more

5 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

As city’s revitalization marches on, Old Armor celebrates grand opening

By Carl Blankenship KANNAPOLIS — Old Armor Beer Company’s reception surprised the people behind it. In his wildest dreams, Co-owner Stefan Perrine said he ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Carr named Salisbury Post’s publisher; Anderson to manage special projects

SALISBURY — John Carr, publisher of the Suffolk News-Herald in Suffolk, Virginia, has been named publisher of the Salisbury Post, replacing Greg Anderson. Carr has ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

Local man used last $20 to launch window cleaning business

SALISBURY — Armored with a white t-shirt, khaki pants and “a handful of ambition,” Demetrius Burns launched his own window cleaning business, K&D Window Cleaning, ... Read more

1 week ago by Natalie Anderson.

County commissioners asked to schedule public hearing on tax incentive for local business

SALISBURY — The Rowan Economic Development Commission has requested a public hearing for March 2 regarding “Project Toaster.” The project is asking for tax incentives ... Read more

1 week ago by Natalie Anderson.

Biz Briefs: State Legislative Breakfast to be held Feb. 20

SALISBURY — The Rowan Chamber of Commerce will host its annual State Legislative Breakfast in conjunction with the Power in Partnership breakfast on Feb. 20 ... Read more

1 week ago by Natalie Anderson.

Planning Board working to modify solar farm conditional use requirements

SALISBURY — While Rowan County maintains a six-month moratorium for new or expanded solar farms, a subcommittee of the Rowan County Planning Board has been ... Read more

1 week ago by Natalie Anderson.

Bank of America presents $500,000 to Livingstone in honor of Battle

SALISBURY – Each year, Livingstone College Founder’s Day program memorializes its founder, Dr. Joseph Charles Price. But this year’s event also marked the celebration of ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Education.

EGGER Wood Products to start operations by end of year, plans to hire locally

LINWOOD — While EGGER Wood Products isn’t located in Rowan County, its proximity to Salisbury will allow local residents an opportunity to be hired for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Businesses, restaurants offer Valentine’s Day specials, expect good turnout

SALISBURY — Generally, though Christmas and Mother’s Day see the biggest turnout to local businesses and restaurants in the area, many of the places that ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Rowan’s unemployment rate up slightly at start of 2020

SALISBURY — Rowan County started out 2020 with a slightly worse rate than one year earlier and with a higher unemployment rate than its neighboring ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

‘I am the difference’: Working her way from out of homelessness into a new role as business owner

SALISBURY — “I’m not really a ‘sit around and wait’ type of person,” said business owner Jazmin Dalton. Dalton, 26, battled chronic homelessness for two ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Building permits for January

January Building Permits from Thomas O’Kelly, the Rowan County Building Inspections Department director:   Accessory Buildings Detached Garage, 1173 Muskrat Slide Rd, China Grove, Eduardo ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Biz Briefs: Rowan County receives AA+ Fitch rating

Fitch Ratings affirmed an AA+ rating for Rowan County’s $10.4 million General Obligation (GO) Bonds and Issuer Default Rating (IDR). The rating outlook is stable. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Salisbury’s cost-of-living lower than national average, groceries more expensive

SALISBURY — While the city’s overall cost of living was 6% lower than the national average in 2019, costs like transportation and health care are ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Corporations registered in January

Corporations registered in January, 2020 with the N.C. Secretary of State   China Grove Shore Counseling PLLC, Brett Alan Shore, 1720 N Enochville Avenue Suzanne ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Biz Briefs: BBB warns consumers of phony FedEx text messages

SALISBURY – The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers across the country to caution against phony text messages and emails that appear to come from ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Burlington announces store coming to Salisbury in March

SALISBURY — Burlington Stores announced it will be adding a location in Salisbury in March 2020. The 35,000-square-foot store will sell merchandise at 255 Tingle ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Rowan EDC will complement public funding with private money through new campaign

SALISBURY — New capital investment by private companies and job growth have long been the mission of the Rowan County Economic Development Commission, but it ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Three houses built in flood plain get OK from city board

By Liz Moomey SALISBURY — The Salisbury Board of Adjustment on Tuesday approved an application from contractor Paul Goodwin to allow a variance for ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Liz Moomey.

Culver’s adds frozen custard, more to local food scene

By Liz Moomey SALISBURY —  A chorus of “Hi, welcome to Culver’s” greeted customers Monday as they entered the new Salisbury restaurant at the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Liz Moomey.

Business briefs: Food Lion adds pharmacy app

SALISBURY – Food Lion pharmacy customers now have a new, easier way to manage their prescriptions and wellness through a new mobile pharmacy app. With ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Water’s Edge Dock and Grill owners hope to bring new life to High Rock Lake scene

By Liz Moomey HIGH ROCK LAKE — Downtown restaurant owners Mikey Wetzel and Todd Littleton both live out on the lake and want to ... Read more

1 month ago by Liz Moomey.

A camaraderie: Old Armor Beer Company opens to give back to fellow veterans

By Liz Moomey KANNAPOLIS — As individuals, Kyle Lingafelt, Stefan Perrine and Richard Bradley wanted to make an impact supporting fellow veterans, so they ... Read more

1 month ago by Liz Moomey.

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