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August 8, 2020

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Salisbury VA Community Living Center outbreak now considered over

SALISBURY — State and county health officials on Friday confirmed that the outbreak at the W. G. Hefner VA Community Living Center is now considered ... Read more

11 hours ago by Natalie Anderson.

New Salisbury fire station taking shape on Cedar Springs Road

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Final construction finishings are being made to Salisbury Fire Station No. 6, named in memory of fallen firefighters Vic ... Read more

12 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

Last-ditch virus aid talks collapse; no help for jobless now

By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press WASHINGTON — A last-ditch effort by Democrats to revive Capitol Hill talks on vital COVID-19 rescue money collapsed in disappointment ... Read more

12 hours ago by Staff Report.

Flood of election-related mail raises concerns from local voters

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — As third-party organizations flood citizens with election-related mail, text messages and phone calls, state and local elections officials say ... Read more

18 hours ago by Natalie Anderson.

Top state lawmakers want a presidential debate in N.C.

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — At a time when many voters are growing weary of the contentious campaign ads that have ... Read more

18 hours ago by News Service Report.

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

18 hours ago by News Service Report.

North Carolina to relax 10-person limit for GOP convention

By Bryan Anderson  Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — North Carolina will ease gathering restrictions for the Republican National Convention in Charlotte this month after ... Read more

19 hours ago by Josh Bergeron.

Most NC parents won’t have option to send kid back to school

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH  — When K-12 public school students in North Carolina resume classes this fall, the vast majority of ... Read more

19 hours ago by News Service Report.

Blotter: Rockwell man charged with kidnapping

SALISBURY – Cashus Tramon Ford, 34, of Rockwell, was charged Thursday with felony second degree kidnapping, misdemeanor larceny and misdemeanor vandalism to real property in ... Read more

19 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Police undercover purchases produce charges for Salsburian

SALISBURY – Joshua Michael Polston, 25, of Salisbury, faces three counts of possession with intent to manufacture, sell or distribute a schedule II controlled substance ... Read more

21 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Salisbury man faces sex offense charges in Randolph County

SALISBURY – Andrew Joseph Geubtner, 29, of Salisbury, was charged Thursday with four counts of felony sex offense. A warrant for Geubtner’s arrest was issued ... Read more

21 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Earlier deadline accompanies concerns about local completion rate for Census

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — As the 2020 Census self-response deadline has moved up a month to Sept. 30, local leaders are concerned with ... Read more

1 day ago by Natalie Anderson.

New COVID-19 outbreak grows at Salisbury nursing home

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — An additional 13 cases at the Autumn Care of Salisbury were reported on Thursday, bringing the total to 24. ... Read more

2 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Blotter: Guns stolen from vehicle

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Someone stole three guns from an unlocked vehicle parked in a Salisbury shopping center. Salisbury police spokesman Lt. Lee ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Town of China Grove names new finance director

China Grove — At its regular meeting on Tuesday night, the China Grove Town Council introduced the town’s new finance director and designated a stormwater ... Read more

2 days ago by Ben Stansell.

South Rowan grad to serve as new Landis HR officer, town clerk

LANDIS — Salisbury resident Amber S. Levi will serve as the new human resource officer and town clerk for town government. Levi is a 1998 ... Read more

2 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

50 local businesses to display COVID-19 posters designed by students

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Courtesy of local students, brightly colored posters reminding people to stay safe and prevent the spread of COVID-19 will ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Salisbury pair caught breaking into vacant home

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Two Salisbury women were charged this week after they were caught breaking into a vacant home on Allen Lane. ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Gov. Cooper: Trump’s coronavirus strategy ‘nonexistent’

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said Thursday that President Donald Trump’s administration still lacks a sufficient ... Read more

2 days ago by News Service Report.

Sheriff’s deputies charge Salisbury woman after finding drugs, cash in stolen car

LANDIS — A Salisbury woman was charged after Rowan deputies seized drugs and cash from a stolen car she was driving. Heather Michelle Miller, 45, ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Rivas taking over as principal at Hanford-Dole

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Jessica Rivas began her teaching career in her 30s as an elementary dual-language teacher. Most recently, Rivas was an ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Back to School: Calendars

Rowan-Salisbury Schools Calendar First day of classes: Aug. 17. Fall Break: Oct. 14 to 16. Labor Day: Sept. 7, no classes. Veterans Day: Nov. 11, ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Education.

Back to School: Getting to know local schools

Bostian Elementary School 4245 Old Beatty Ford Road, China Grove. 704-857-2322 Principal: Cory Stirewalt Mascot: Bulldogs China Grove Elementary School 514 S. Franklin St., China ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Back to School: A message from RSS Superintendent Lynn Moody

By Dr. Lynn Moody Intentionality, patience, grace, kindness — these are all very powerful words that we carry with us into the beginning of the ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Education.

Q&A with Summit Academy Principal Amy Pruitt

The Post caught up with Amy Pruitt to learn more about The Summit Virtual K-8 Academy. Pruitt answered some of the most important questions surrounding ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Lessons for the fall from a spring of remote preschool

By Liz Bell EdNC.org Remote learning presents challenges, especially for the youngest learners. As many districts choose to start the fall semester virtually to reduce ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Back to School: Basic supplies needed

Kindergarten — second grade Pencils One block eraser One pack of crayons Three packs of loose-leaf paper Two glue sticks One pencil box or pouch ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Education.

Back to School: School bus safety

Rowan-Salisbury Schools lists the following safety tips for parents: Make sure you always drop off and pick up your child at the designated bus stop ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Education.

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