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March 6, 2021

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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.

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

22 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

City attorney will gather more information for Salisbury nondiscrimination ordinance

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Discussion of a nondiscrimination ordinance for the city was put on hold Tuesday in an effort to gather more ... Read more

3 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

North Hills planning to hold May fundraiser in person

SALISBURY — North Hills Christian School has determined to hold its major annual fundraiser in person this year. The fundraiser, called IMPACT, is still more ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Knox student organizing event to get community cycling

SALISBURY – A local middle schooler is bringing her passion for cycling into the community for a day this month. Aleiah Martin, a Knox Middle ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

In letter, PETA criticizes Salisbury Police for K-9 video

SALISBURY — People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, an animal rights organization, sent a critical letter to Salisbury Police Chief Jerry Stokes in response ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Three deaths, 29 new COVID-19 positives reported

SALISBURY — Three new deaths and 29 COVID-19 positives were reported in Rowan County on Wednesday. The death brings the total to 286 since the ... Read more

3 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Bullet holes found in woman’s Park Avenue apartment

SALISBURY —  A woman’s residence in the 500 block of Park Avenue was riddled with bullet holes late Monday night. Salisbury Police said officers found ... Read more

3 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Man faces assault charges for domestic incident

SALISBURY — A 59-year-old man faces assault charges after a domestic incident on Monday that turned violent. James Glenn Honeycutt II of Salisbury was charged ... Read more

3 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Photo gallery: Carson girls win West Regional, headed to state championship

Carson High School’s girls basketball team won the 3A West Regional final against Hickory on Wednesday by a score of 62-45. They’ll play Asheboro for ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Commissioners set date for public hearing on potential solar energy system rule changes

SALISBURY — A date has been set for a public hearing about changes to the county’s rules for solar energy systems. The Rowan County Board ... Read more

4 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Two of Rep. Sasser’s bills successfully pass through Health Committee

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A bill that would commemorate childhood cancer each September and one that allows North Carolinians to maintain organ donation ... Read more

4 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Rep. Warren’s measure to allow removal of public notices from newspapers put on back burner

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A bill that would give 14 counties the option to publish public notices on county websites rather than in ... Read more

4 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

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