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Easter bunny abides by social distancing rules during China Grove ride-by event

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — Every year, China Grove hosts a community Easter egg hunt, but because of COVID-19 the town had to ... Read more

20 hours ago by Liz Moomey.

City council to meet electronically Tuesday, consider new meeting policies

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Tuesday’s 6 p.m. Salisbury City Council meeting will be held electronically to limit physical interactions and the potential spread ... Read more

20 hours ago by Liz Moomey.

Volunteers will step in to help feed students over spring break

SALISBURY – Rowan-Salisbury Schools bus drivers and nutrition workers who have been delivering meals for the past three weeks will be getting some time off ... Read more

20 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Deceased mom’s delayed COVID-19 test results left family in uncertainty

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Mary Boucher was admitted to Novant Health Rowan Medical Center on March 19. The 65-year-old was diagnosed with pneumonia, ... Read more

20 hours ago by Liz Moomey.

RCCC offers tips for transitioning to online studies

SALISBURY – Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has offered courses online since 2000, and as other educational entities have transitioned to virtual classes in response to the ... Read more

20 hours ago by Post Education.

COVID-19 causing couples to postpone wedding parties for later dates

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — While 2020 will be a year many may not remember fondly, some couples will have a wedding anniversary they’re ... Read more

20 hours ago by Natalie Anderson.

State to provide $350 a week for COVID-19 related unemployment

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Unemployment insurance claims continue to grow as employers are shuttering as a response to the COVID-19 outbreak. From March ... Read more

20 hours ago by Liz Moomey.

‘Kept our masks on’: Salisbury couple made rapid return to US as COVID-19 spread

SALISBURY – Dan Durrett was in Chile with his husband, Miguel, while the global coronavirus pandemic was intensifying in March and were forced to speed ... Read more

20 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Shoutouts

West Rowan Elementary Honor Roll A Honor Roll Fifth grade: Maleah Allison, Isabelle Bringle, Kayla Burns, Morgan Davis, Charles Day, Baylee Koontz, Lucy Moore, Autry ... Read more

20 hours ago by Post Education.

Businessman challenges local companies to contribute to COVID-19 Relief Fund

SALISBURY — Nearing $50,000 raised, the COVID-19 Relief Fund has attracted a contribution from one business that’s challenging others to do the same and the ... Read more

20 hours ago by Josh Bergeron.

County commissioners asked to schedule public hearing for local business tax incentive

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan Economic Development Commission is requesting that the Board of Commissioners schedule a public hearing for the April ... Read more

20 hours ago by Natalie Anderson.

Granite Quarry-Faith Police looking for missing 15-year-old

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY — The Granite Quarry-Faith Police Department is trying to locate a missing 15-year-old boy who was last reported missing ... Read more

20 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

Schools to cut back on meal distribution after spring break to reduce coronavirus exposure

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Rowan-Salisbury Schools will reduce the number of meal distribution days after returning from spring break to limit staff exposure ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Blotter: April 4

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports • A woman reported she was assaulted on Wednesday while in the 2000 block of ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Rowan County reports 44 positive COVID-19 cases

SALISBURY — For the second day in a row, the number of positive COVID-19 cases jumped by seven patients, bringing the county’s total to at ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Police: Victim argued with someone before shooting in Jersey City neighborhood

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The 27-year-old victim of a gunshot was involved in an altercation Thursday before the incident on a corner of ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Thieves hit 13 vehicles in three Salisbury apartment complexes

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Police are looking into reports that 13 vehicles that were ransacked in three different Salisbury apartment complexes on Friday. ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Local survey indicates most businesses impacted quickly by COVID-19

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Findings from a survey sent out to local businesses in Rowan County last week indicate that most companies are ... Read more

3 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Clad in protective gear, local foundation sends hams home with families for Easter

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – A group of cars congregated in the Hurley YMCA parking lot Thursday morning to be loaded with hams, biscuits ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Peace Corps volunteer’s job comes to abrupt end amid COVID-19 outbreak

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Robin Moulton had been in Uganda for two years with the Peace Corps. But last week, like several thousand ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Lawmakers hear about medical equipment shortage fears

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Representatives of the North Carolina Nurses Association relayed fears about the lack of personal protective equipment available to fight ... Read more

3 days ago by Liz Moomey.

Blotter: Kannapolis home broken into, vandalized

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — An attorney who is over the estate of a Kannapolis home reported that someone vandalized the property. There was ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

‘Let’s jam’: Knox Middle School party goes virtual during closure

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – School instruction has moved online, but that didn’t prevent Knox Middle School from reconnecting its faculty, staff and students ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Man listed in serious condition following Jersey City shooting

SALISBURY — Salisbury Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Thursday in the Jersey City neighborhood in which a man was seriously injured. Jateare V. ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Man charged with manslaughter in death of stepfather

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — An early Wednesday morning assault at a Salisbury home has led to manslaughter charges for the stepson of the ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Gerry Wood dealerships to close indefinitely during COVID-19 pandemic

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — All three Gerry Wood automobile locations in Salisbury will close their doors on Friday to protect employees during the ... Read more

3 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Detention center officer assaulted during jail fight

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Rowan County Detention Center officer received minor injuries while attempting to break up a fight between inmates after ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Contact information for COVID-19-related questions

The following is a list of numbers or email addresses for COVID-19-related questions: • People seeking to speak with the Rowan County Health Department about ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

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