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March 6, 2021

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Senate Democrats strike deal on jobless aid, move relief bill closer to approval

By ALAN FRAM Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders and moderate Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin struck a deal late Friday over emergency jobless benefits, ... Read more

13 hours ago by Paris Goodnight.

Duke Life Flight pilot may have shut down wrong engine in fatal crash

Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — The pilot of a Duke Life Flight helicopter that crashed in northeastern North Carolina in 2017 may have accidentally shut ... Read more

13 hours ago by News Service Report.

Two NC counties get to participate in satellite internet pilot for students

RALEIGH (AP) — Public school students in some of North Carolina’s most isolated areas could benefit from a new state initiative that offers high-speed internet ... Read more

13 hours ago by News Service Report.

PETA protesters gather in front of police department

SALISBURY – A small crowd of protesters gathered in front of Salisbury Police Department on Friday to speak out against the treatment of a K-9 ... Read more

18 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Seven new COVID-19 deaths, 166 positives reported in county this week

SALISBURY — Seven new COVID-19 deaths and 166 new positives were reported in Rowan County this week. The numbers bring total deaths to 289 since ... Read more

20 hours ago by Josh Bergeron.

Sheriff’s office: Two charged after suitcase of marijuana found in Jeep

SALISBURY — Two men with New York addresses face felony drug charges sheriff’s deputy allegedly found a suitcase containing marijuana in the back seat of ... Read more

23 hours ago by Josh Bergeron.

Thomasville officer hospitalized after chase that started in Rowan County

SALISBURY — A 28-year-old man is accused of intentionally striking a Thomasville Police Department officer with his motorcycle and causing serious injuries during a chase ... Read more

1 day ago by Josh Bergeron.

Board of elections discusses upgrading voting machines, making precinct changes

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County Board of Elections met Thursday to discuss using most of a federal grant to upgrade its ... Read more

2 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Lawmakers finalize how state will spend COVID-19 funds

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — North Carolina legislators finalized Thursday how to distribute more federal coronavirus relief money earmarked for the state ... Read more

2 days ago by News Service Report.

Salisbury Station one of several ‘hot spots’ included in NCDOT rail safety study

SALISBURY — For several weeks in 2017 and 2018, an inconspicuous camera perched on the platform at Salisbury Station provided important feedback to researchers. The ... Read more

2 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Essie Mae Kiser Foxx appeal denied, school considering options

EAST SPENCER – The State Board of Education on Thursday upheld its January decision to revoke the charter for Essie Mae Kiser Foxx Charter School, ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Iredell County votes to move Confederate memorial to cemetery

Associated Press STATESVILLE (AP) — Officials in Iredell County have voted to move a Confederate memorial that has stood outside the courthouse for more than ... Read more

2 days ago by News Service Report.

Lara Trump may have eyes on running for a Senate seat

By Jill Colvin and Bryan Anderson   Associated Press RALEIGH — A Trump may be on the ballot next year — but not Donald Trump. ... Read more

2 days ago by News Service Report.

Rowan among counties in Biden’s disaster declaration from November floods

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina state government and local governments in nearly 20 counties can receive financial help from Washington following heavy rains and flooding ... Read more

2 days ago by News Service Report.

PETA plans protest at Salisbury Police Department on Friday

SALISBURY — People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals plan to protest in front of the Salisbury Police Department at noon Friday. The animal rights ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Essie Mae Kiser Foxx appeal denied, charter revoked

EAST SPENCER – The State Board of Education on Thursday upheld its January decision to revoke the charter for Essie Mae Kiser Foxx Charter School. ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

29 new positives, no new COVID-19 deaths reported

SALISBURY — There were just 29 new COVID-19 positives and no other major changes to the state of the COVID-19 pandemic in Rowan County on ... Read more

2 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Woman charged with drug crimes

SALISBURY — A 37-year-old woman faces drug charges after police were called to a McDonalds’s parking lot on Peeler Road Tuesday. Lisa Amanda Threatte of ... Read more

2 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Nesting no more: Eagles appear to have moved on from Duke’s Buck Station

SALISBURY — The eagles have flown the nest at Buck Station. Since at least 2013, a male and female bald eagle pair lived and raised ... Read more

3 days ago by Ben Stansell.

The Smoke Pit leaving downtown Salisbury for standalone building on Faith Road

SALISBURY — The Smoke Pit may be leaving downtown Salisbury, but fans of the restaurant’s barbecue won’t have to venture far to get a rack ... Read more

3 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Shoutouts

Collegiate Honors Erin Barringer, of Salisbury, was awarded a doctor of education in educational leadership from University of the Cumberlands Read more

3 days ago by Post Education.

High school football: Hornets’ Gaither set the tone against West

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury inside linebacker Jaden Gaither is 6-foot-1, 210 pounds, stout and fast, wide-shouldered, slim-waisted. The junior’s combination of speed ... Read more

3 days ago by Mike London.

Salisbury to show off new fire station

The Salisbury Fire Department will debut its new Fire Station No. 6 to the public on Sunday. A virtual Open House link will be available ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Livingstone College to host virtual Big Read events this month

SALISBURY – Livingstone College will hold a virtual kick-off celebration followed by a number of events for the National Endowment for the Arts Big Read ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Education.

City makes some appointments to local boards, holds off on others to seek women, appointees of color

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Council members on Tuesday appointed some members to the 40 open seats across the city’s boards and commissions but ... Read more

3 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Education briefs: RCCC instructor honored by Occupational Therapy Association

SALISBURY – Carolyn Sithong, an instructor in the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College occupational therapy assistant program, has been named to the Roster of Fellows of the ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Education.

Second quarter financial update shows promising outlook for city’s budget

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Finance Director Shannon Moore on Tuesday delivered promising news about the city’s finances through the month of December. At ... Read more

3 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Genia Woods: Let’s talk about good news in Salisbury

By Genia Woods As my first column in the Salisbury Post, I must thank Editor Josh Bergeron for this opportunity. Also as a member of ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Opinion.

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