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Recreation centers keep legacy of Evans, Miller, Hall alive

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Before Lincoln Pool was created, Fred M. Evans went to a “creek” across the street where Walmart now is. ... Read more

15 hours ago by Liz Moomey.

Candidates discuss rural internet needs at Woodleaf forum

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com WOODLEAF — Malvia Houpe has a daughter with health issues who requires a device to monitor her heart, but she worries ... Read more

15 hours ago by Shavonne Walker.

School board to look at more renewal plans, valedictorian and salutatorian honors

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A pair of school renewal plans will be viewed for approval by the Rowan-Salisbury School Board on Monday. Each ... Read more

16 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

No bond, no building: Supporters say RCCC programs would stagnate without bond issue

SALISBURY — The bond issue on March’s ballot to support Rowan-Cabarrus Community College would go a long way toward updating some of school’s most important ... Read more

16 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

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.

High school students from across the state compete in trade skill event

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — West Rowan High junior Brock Hager had been preparing nearly three months for Saturday’s Skills Rowan 2020 competition. Hager ... Read more

16 hours ago by Shavonne Walker.

James Greene recounts working as one of the first black probation officers

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — In 1984, not long after James Greene graduated from N.C. State University, he became a Rowan County probation and ... Read more

16 hours ago by Shavonne Walker.

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.

Ellis, Hoy campaign for increased education funding in Senate race

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Education is one of the top issues for the two Democrats running for N.C. Senate District 33. Tarsha Ellis, ... Read more

16 hours ago by Liz Moomey.

Commissioner candidates talk future of space at West End Plaza

SALISBURY — With race for Rowan County commissioner underway, one ongoing issue includes what to do with the vacant space at West End Plaza. Former ... 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.

RSVP to attend Hood Theological Seminary symposium in March

All Hood Alumni and Friends Symposium to Take Place March 12-13, 2020 The Fifth Annual All Hood Alumni and Friends Symposium will take place March ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

McConnell-linked group funding ads to help North Carolina Democrat

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH — A political committee linked to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is funding ads and other campaign materials ... Read more

2 days ago by News Service Report.

Council executive says local scouting won’t be affected by bankruptcy

SALISBURY — Central North Carolina Council Executive Stuart Williams has a simple message for local scouts and their families: local programming won’t be affected by ... Read more

2 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Victory 45: Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II

Rowan Museum and Rowan Public Library are hosting a six-month campaign of lectures and events to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of World ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Blotter: Two arrested, charged after domestic assault in vehicle

Salisbury police arrested and charged one man and one woman after an investigation revealed a domestic assault between the two. According to a department report, ... Read more

2 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Kannapolis mayor appointed to new statewide committee

RALEIGH — Kannapolis Mayor Darrell Hinnant will serve on the new Advancing Municipal Leaders Advisory Committee of the North Carolina League of Municipalities (NCLM), tasked ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Rowan weather: Warming up a bit

There is a chance of black ice on some roads this morning, but the sun will eventually break through and we’ll reach a high of ... Read more

2 days ago by Deirdre Smith.

Photos: Weather sprinkles Rowan County with snow

While snow was heavy at times Thursday, little stuck to the ground, and Rowan County received less than an inch of accumulation. These photos, captured ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Search warrant: Cohen shown on surveillance video at time of fire

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury businessman accused of setting fire to a business told police he was home at the time of ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Civil Rights leader visits Salisbury High, speaks to students

Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Rev. Jesse Douglas has pale skin, blonde hair and blue eyes, but he is not white. Douglas has albinism. He ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Blackbeard exhibit comes ashore at N.C. Transportation Museum

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SPENCER – The infamous pirate Blackbeard was beheaded in North Carolina waters more than 300 years ago. It was not until ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

State senate candidates square off on economic concerns, health care

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Democratic candidates for the District 33 state Senate seat fielded questions Thursday about how they would improve Rowan and ... Read more

3 days ago by Liz Moomey.

Blotter: Officers witness road rage incident in Walmart parking lot, driver charged

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man was charged with reckless driving and other offenses after two police officers witnessed him driving erratically ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Legislators: County’s priority projects ‘out the door’ with Medicaid expansion

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County Chamber of Commerce presented its priority projects to state legislators Thursday morning at Trinity Oaks, but ... Read more

3 days ago by Liz Moomey.

Posters Feb. 21

• 54th annual Lutheran Mens Bar-B-Q, Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. St. Stephens Lutheran Church, 4400 St Stephens Church Road, Gold Hill. BBQ pork and chicken, ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Food and Farm Network working to help ease food insecurity in Rowan

SALISBURY — A group of nonprofits and agencies are collaborating to launch the Food and Farm Network Rowan, which will work to combat food insecurity ... Read more

3 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools closed Friday

SALISBURY – Rowan-Salisbury Schools on Thursday night announced schools would be closed Friday due to concerns about precipitation and temperatures dropping below freezing overnight potentially ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Education.

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