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‘Ready to meet the needs’: Rowan Medical Center makes preparations for coronavirus

SALISBURY — At Novant Health Rowan Medical Center, staff are taking the threat of the coronavirus seriously while not panicking, says Jessica Ramey, an infection ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Commerce, tourism, economic leaders preparing for coronavirus’ impact to businesses

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Leaders of the Rowan County Tourism Development, Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Commission are using surveys and providing resources ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Some banks continue operations, others scale back during COVID-19 outbreak

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — As of Wednesday, F&M Bank, Wells Fargo and Bank of America branches were among financial institutions maintaining their normal ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Liz Moomey.

Local business owners, social club donate lunch for students

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Bev Ellis’ five grandchildren had pizza for lunch on Tuesday, and it was a meal that didn’t cost her ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Shavonne Potts.

Commissioners reapprove two treehouses, one ‘hobbit house’ at Cherry Treesort; additional units denied

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — County commissioners on Monday reauthorized two treehouses and the construction of a “hobbit house” at the Cherry Treesort, but ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Dollar General stores setting aside time for senior shoppers

Dollar General Corporation plans to dedicate the first hour of each shopping day to senior shoppers, as well as amend store operating hours beginning today. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Salisbury VA postpones non-essential procedures

SALISBURY — The Salisbury VA Health Care System has postponed all non-essential procedures for a minimum of 30 days. The change is intended to reduce ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Biz Briefs: New Dollar General open in Linwood

LINWOOD — Dollar General’s newest store at 9929 Old Salisbury Road in Linwood is now open. “Dollar General is committed to delivering a pleasant shopping ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Geographic convenience, business growth factors in new housing in the county

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — With Rowan County’s proximity to Charlotte and Interstate 85 and as more businesses set up shop, builders are looking ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

SBA to provide up to $2 million for small businesses affected by coronavirus

Staff Reports news@salisburypost.com WASHINGTON — The Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Salty Caper planning to reopen in early April with bigger restaurant

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Beloved local pizza joint Salty Caper expects to reopen in early April after temporarily closing in February to renovate ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Spencer sees Yadkin River site as prime spot for development

SPENCER — Excitement is building on the banks of the Yadkin River in northern Rowan County. A group named Waterford Funding LLC on Feb. 28 ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

RCCC to provide training courses for jobs at Chewy, Food Lion

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College will offer logistics operations courses in April in an effort to train locals for careers at ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Manufacturing survey shows lower turnover rate than national average, lack of skilled applicants

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY —  A recent survey conducted in conjunction with the Rowan Economic Development commission and the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance shows ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Biz Briefs: Allegiant announces aircraft base in Concord

CONCORD — Allegiant Travel Company announced plans to establish a base of operations at the Concord-Padgett Regional Airport, investing $50 million into the new base ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Olympic Drywall: 60-year history of serving communities with installations and repairs

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — One drywall business has served the local community since 1997, but it had even earlier roots in Buffalo, New ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Snow Joe + Sun Joe now open in Salisbury; 100 will be employed making lawn, garden tools

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Snow Joe + Sun Joe, a new manufacturer of eco-friendly lawn and garden tools, is planting a stake in ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

China Grove native’s apparel company to donate to Nashville tornado relief

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — A clothing business founded by a local man is doing its part in helping the victims of a ... Read more

1 month ago by Natalie Anderson.

China Grove approves change for apartment complex, talks budget priorities

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — The town council on Tuesday night moved one step closer to seeing new residential construction when they approved ... Read more

1 month ago by Natalie Anderson.

Commissioners approve help for Powerhouse Recycling expansion, discuss plans for new Waffle House

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan County commissioners on Monday approved an incentive request from Powerhouse Recycling that plans to expand by 100,000 square ... Read more

1 month ago by Natalie Anderson.

New Dollar General now open in Woodleaf

WOODLEAF — Dollar General has opened its newest store, which will be located at 8790 Woodleaf Road. A grand opening on March 7 at 8 ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Powerhouse Recycling looks to expand, commissioners to consider helping

SALISBURY — Rowan County commissioners on Monday will consider an incentive request from Powerhouse Recycling, which plans to expand and add 56 jobs. Commissioners will ... Read more

1 month ago by Natalie Anderson.

Weddings and Divorces January-February 2020

Weddings Wedding Licenses Issued by Rowan County Register of Deeds, John Brindle Gene Douglas Ray, II to Sandra Renee Toney Dylan James Randall to Morgan ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Catawba graduate, Lexington resident buys 40-year-old carpet company

LEXINGTON — From Lexington to Beverly Hills to Phoenix to Charleston, local business owner JoAnn Kelly has made her mark in several states across the ... Read more

1 month ago by Natalie Anderson.

Biz Briefs: Remodeled Spectrum store now open in Salisbury

SALISBURY — Charter Communications, Inc. announced on Tuesday that the newly remodeled Spectrum store is now open in Salisbury at 1216 Lincolnton Road. The store ... Read more

1 month ago by Natalie Anderson.

Coronavirus outbreak starts to look more like worldwide economic crisis

By ADAM GELLER, PAUL WISEMAN and CHRISTOPHER RUGABER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak began to look more like a worldwide economic ... Read more

1 month ago by News Service Report.

Parkdale Mills plant to close in April, laying off more than 90 people

LANDIS — The Parkdale Mills plant in Landis will permanently close April 24 due to “changing business conditions,” according to a WARN notice filed on ... Read more

1 month ago by Natalie Anderson.

Making gains: Now owned by The Forum, SoFul Yoga keeps same atmosphere

SALISBURY — The Forum of Salisbury is “bulking up” following its purchase last year of SoFul Yoga studio. In July, The Forum, a fitness center ... Read more

1 month ago by Natalie Anderson.

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