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November 26, 2020


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From poult to Thanksgiving centerpiece, Evans Family Farm knows how to raise turkeys

MT. ULLA — The sound of a shovel sinking into rocks rings out as Jessica Evans picks up a load of gravel and dumps it ... Read more

11 hours ago by Ben Stansell.

Catawba, Livingstone not bringing students back until after the holidays

SALISBURY — Catawba College and Livingstone College are sending students home until late January and early February, respectively, as part of their plans to reduce the ... Read more

11 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

‘Just because’: Partners in Learning surprises staff with $15,000 in bonuses, turkeys

By Carl Blankenship SALISBURY — Local early education agency Partners in Learning surprised all of its employees with a bonus and a turkey delivered ... Read more

11 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Few applications received for state’s child care, remote learning assistance grant

By Natalie Anderson SALISBURY — Following complaints about only a monthlong window to apply for a grant for families burdened with child care and ... Read more

11 hours ago by Natalie Anderson.

Girls Scouts pack meals for Meals on Wheels Rowan

Girl Scouts from middle schools and high schools across Rowan County gathered to pack “Winter Weather Totes” for each Meals on Wheels participant. The totes ... Read more

11 hours ago by Staff Report.

RCCC offering solutions for students wanting to jumpstart their college education

SALISBURY – As many new and returning college students wrestle with decisions about higher education, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College abounds with opportunities for students whose goal ... Read more

11 hours ago by Post Education.

PetSmart donation to Essie Mae Kiser Foxx

First grade teacher Sally Hinson believes in the leadership, promise and vision of Essie Mae Kiser Foxx Charter School.  She communicated to PetSmart of Kannapolis ... Read more

11 hours ago by Post Education.

Salisbury Police ready to roll out regional crime center before end of the year

By Shavonne Potts SALISBURY — A month ago, five people were arrested in connection to a drive-by shooting at the corner of Institute and ... Read more

11 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

Shoutouts: North Hills Christian School announces homecoming king and queen

North Hills Christian School hosted homecoming festivities on the soccer field Friday evening. During the event, Liam Ogg and Caroline Nance were crowned homecoming king ... Read more

11 hours ago by Post Education.

‘An icon of China Grove:’ Former China Grove Elementary students remember custodian Carl Wilkerson

By Susan Shinn Turner For the Salisbury Post Thinking back on your school days, you may recall a favorite teacher or two. But for students ... Read more

11 hours ago by Staff Report.

Catawba basketball: The struggle to play the games

By Mike London SALISBURY— Since 2015, longtime assistant women’s basketball coach Ricky Joines has held a fancier job title at Catawba College —  Coordinator ... Read more

11 hours ago by Mike London.

What are Salisbury, Rowan County leaders thankful for in 2020?

In advance of Thanksgiving, the Salisbury Post asked some local officials what they are thankful for this year. Their responses are as follows: • Salisbury ... Read more

11 hours ago by Staff Report.

Faith American Legion Auxiliary gives to Christmas Happiness Fund to honor vets

By Shavonne Potts SALISBURY — This year, the Faith American Legion Auxiliary Unit 327 missed several opportunities to support local veterans because of COVID-19 ... Read more

11 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

‘Tis the Season Spectacular Christmas parade provides entertainment, holiday spirit

SALISBURY — Of all the sights there were to see during the ‘Tis the Season Spectacular parade on Wednesday night, Shari Graham’s favorite was the ... Read more

14 hours ago by Ben Stansell.

Four new COVID-19 deaths, total of 131 reported in Rowan

SALISBURY — On the eve of Thanksgiving, Rowan County reported four new COVID-19 deaths. Two of the new deaths occurred at Elmcroft of Salisbury, an ... Read more

15 hours ago by Josh Bergeron.

Operations suspended, inmates transferred from Piedmont Correctional’s minimum security facility

SALISBURY — More than 100 inmates were transferred over two days this week after Prisons Administration temporarily suspended operations at Piedmont Correctional Institute’s minimum security ... Read more

18 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

Man charged with failing to register as sex offender

SALISBURY — A local man was charged with violating the sex offender registry guidelines that require him to register his home address and other information ... Read more

23 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

Police say DNA evidence ties Salisbury man to bank robbery attempt

By Shavonne Potts SALISBURY — A Salisbury man previously charged in a fish arcade robbery has been tied to an attempted robbery of Bank ... Read more

1 day ago by Shavonne Potts.

Catawba College researchers say invasive beetle will kill significant portion of ecological preserve’s ash trees

SALISBURY — In five years, most of the green ash trees that compose the leafy canopy in the Catawba College’s Fred Stanback Jr. Ecological Preserve ... Read more

1 day ago by Ben Stansell.

Dr. Fauci, Kanye West, Jesus Christ among presidential write-in candidates in Rowan County

By Natalie Anderson SALISBURY — Unlike the 2016 presidential election, far fewer Rowan County voters chose to write-in names for the presidential race this ... Read more

1 day ago by Natalie Anderson.

Salisbury Police receive grant for social justice, racial equity training

By Shavonne Potts SALISBURY — The Salisbury Police Department plans to put newly received grant funds from the Duke Energy Foundation toward social justice ... Read more

1 day ago by Shavonne Potts.

When weather turns cold, where do Rowan County wildlife go?

By Carl Blankenship SALISBURY — While most humans prefer to stay inside when the weather turns cold, the story is different in the outdoors, ... Read more

1 day ago by Carl Blankenship.

Blotter: Salisbury man charged faces marijuana charge after being served with unrelated warrant

By Shavonne Potts SALISBURY — A Salisbury man added a new charge to those he’s facing when police served him with a new warrant. ... Read more

1 day ago by Shavonne Potts.

Local health officials see record testing numbers ahead of Thanksgiving

By Natalie Anderson SALISBURY — As the number of COVID-19 cases have increased at steeper rates in Rowan County, local health officials say the ... Read more

2 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

State Board of Elections certifies results of 2020 election

By Natalie Anderson SALISBURY — The state board of elections on Tuesday officially certified the overall majority of the general election, with the exception ... Read more

2 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Small business owners seek lifeline in new grant program offered by Rowan County

SALISBURY — Shelly Corriher, Suzanne Phillips and Jeff Penfil were among a handful of small business owners sitting in the J. Newton Cohen Sr. Room ... Read more

2 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Blotter: Sheriff’s Office investigating arson at storage unit housing Royce Apparel Inc. merchandise

By Shavonne Potts SALISBURY — Rowan investigators are now looking into who set fire to a storage unit that houses products for a local ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Sheriff’s Office looking for white pickup caught vandalizing schools, church

WOODLEAF — Rowan County Sheriff’s Office investigators are looking for a white Dodge pickup whose driver caused damaged at West Rowan middle and high school ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

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