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Teen with possible gang ties accused of housing marijuana grow operation

CHINA GROVE — A China Grove teen with possible gang ties was charged after Rowan County Sheriff’s detectives uncovered a marijuana growing operation at a ... Read more

4 hours ago by Shavonne Walker.

Rowan weather: Winter is back

Winter has returned, at least for the next week. Today will be sunny, with a high of just 45. Winds will be north northeast at ... Read more

9 hours ago by Deirdre Smith.

Posters Jan. 17

• Dorsett Chapel UCC celebrates Pastor Rick and Lady Sonya Galloway 4th Pastoral Anniversary on Sun., Jan. 19. Rev. Joseph Gary of Cedar Grove Baptist ... Read more

9 hours ago by Staff Report.

Salisbury Academy holds day of service to honor MLK

SALISBURY – Students from Salisbury Academy celebrated the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Thursday through a day of service. Students from ... Read more

17 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

NAACP kicks off MLK weekend with worship service and call to action

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – A pair of local NAACP chapters came together Thursday to hold a night of worship ahead of a weekend ... Read more

17 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Kannapolis Bethel Baptist MLK celebration is Saturday

KANNAPOLIS — Bethel Baptist Church Ministries will sponsor the 16th Annual MLK Celebration Weekend Unity Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Bethel Enrichment ... Read more

17 hours ago by Staff Report.

Team Auto Group celebrates new downtown headquarters

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Team Auto Group employees were bumping elbows at the Jake Alexander Boulevard dealership. The business was growing rapid and ... Read more

17 hours ago by Liz Moomey.

Surge in vehicle break-ins at hotels prompts police to remind motorists to lock doors

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — In one night, six trucks and two passenger cars were broken into at a local hotel, say Salisbury police. ... Read more

17 hours ago by Shavonne Walker.

NC State speaker predicts 2020 will be year of economic growth

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — N.C. State Professor and Economist Michael Walden gave his perspective on the economy and a look ahead ash the ... Read more

17 hours ago by Liz Moomey.

Men charged in connection with carjacking, robbery face new charge

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Two men charged in connection with December a carjacking and robbery now face new charges, says the Rowan County ... Read more

17 hours ago by Shavonne Walker.

Two injured after armored truck overturns on Interstate 85

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Two people received minor injuries Wednesday night after an armored truck overturned on Interstate 85, according to N.C. Highway ... Read more

1 day ago by Shavonne Walker.

Rowan weather: Clearing, but windy

The day will start with clouds, but then it will clear and we’ll have a high of 61. It’s going to be windy, though, with ... Read more

1 day ago by Deirdre Smith.

Passing the torch: K-Dee’s Jewelers closes as Barnhardt Jewelers begins new adventure

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Cathie Dietz and Debbie Barnhardt have a number of things in common. They both grew up in the jewelry ... Read more

2 days ago by Liz Moomey.

OK, Boomer: Cannon Ballers unveil mascot name

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS – Fans asked, and they got their answer on Wednesday. The name for the well-mustachioed mascot for the newly renamed ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Roundabout: What’s happening Jan. 16-22

Night Life Mean Mug coffee Co., 110 N Main St. — Tonight: Jan 16: College Night Open Stage 7-10 pm Music, Stand-Up, Poetry. Friday Jan ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Rowan Sheriff: ‘Fish arcades’ considered illegal gambling, to face shut down

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Six days ago, Salisbury Police charged D’Andre Anthony Curry with armed robbery after a pile of money found at ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Martin Luther King celebration and Humanitarian Awards Sunday

SALISBURY  — Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Salisbury will host the 43rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration and Humanitarian Awards Program ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Symphony to showcase our state’s musical heritage

‘Come Hear North Carolina’ Near the end of this month local audiences will be treated to an exceptionally varied program of music inspired by our ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

RCCC to partner on ’53 Ideas Pitch Competition’

SALISBURY – The Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Small Business Center will partner with other community college small business centers in the region to support entrepreneurship through ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Education.

Symphony’s family-oriented concert features Rowan County students

The Symphony’s annual family-oriented concert will again feature more than 100 members of the Rowan County 5th Grade Honors Chorus as they perform James Taylor’s ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

In “renewal,” Granite Quarry Elementary helps students manage emotions

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY – Emotions are messy, especially the emotions of young kids. Granite Quarry Elementary School began implementing Capturing Kids’ Hearts ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

City acquires grants for Greenway connection

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Greenway construction to connect Catawba College and Kelsey Scott Park is anticipated to begin in April. The city has ... Read more

2 days ago by Liz Moomey.

Local arts & entertainment news Jan. 16-22

  Advance tickets required for the Parks & Rec father/daughter dance Feb. 1 Experience an enchanted evening between father and daughter, sponsored by the City ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Shoutouts

Collegiate honors for Rowan County students: High Point University Dean’s List: Hannah Julian of Salisbury Abraham Long of Salisbury Pensacola Christian College Dean’s List: Ryan ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Education.

Suspect sought in Kannapolis robbery possibly linked to another robbery

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — Rowan County Sheriff’s detectives are looking for a man believed to have robbed two Kannapolis convenience stores within days. ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Rowan weather: Dense fog this morning

Rowan County is under a dense fog advisory until 10 a.m., and it is pretty thick out there. Be cautious when driving as visibility is ... Read more

2 days ago by Deirdre Smith.

South Rowan, Morgan practice moving students to off-site location in emergency

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE – Fire, tornado and lockdown drills are a common part of how schools stay prepared for emergencies. Less common, ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Planning Board gives its approval to 240-unit apartment complex on Statesville Boulevard

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A developer looking to add an apartment complex off of Statesville Boulevard received the Planning Board’s recommendation for rezoning ... Read more

3 days ago by Liz Moomey.

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