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November 26, 2020

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Catawba, Livingstone not bringing students back until after the holidays

SALISBURY — Catawba College and Livingstone College are sending students home until late January and early February, respectively, as part of their plans to reduce the ... Read more

10 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

‘Just because’: Partners in Learning surprises staff with $15,000 in bonuses, turkeys

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Local early education agency Partners in Learning surprised all of its employees with a bonus and a turkey delivered ... Read more

10 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Few applications received for state’s child care, remote learning assistance grant

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Following complaints about only a monthlong window to apply for a grant for families burdened with child care and ... Read more

10 hours ago by Natalie Anderson.

Girls Scouts pack meals for Meals on Wheels Rowan

Girl Scouts from middle schools and high schools across Rowan County gathered to pack “Winter Weather Totes” for each Meals on Wheels participant. The totes ... Read more

10 hours ago by Staff Report.

RCCC offering solutions for students wanting to jumpstart their college education

SALISBURY – As many new and returning college students wrestle with decisions about higher education, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College abounds with opportunities for students whose goal ... Read more

10 hours ago by Post Education.

PetSmart donation to Essie Mae Kiser Foxx

First grade teacher Sally Hinson believes in the leadership, promise and vision of Essie Mae Kiser Foxx Charter School.  She communicated to PetSmart of Kannapolis ... Read more

10 hours ago by Post Education.

Salisbury Police ready to roll out regional crime center before end of the year

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A month ago, five people were arrested in connection to a drive-by shooting at the corner of Institute and ... Read more

10 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

Shoutouts: North Hills Christian School announces homecoming king and queen

North Hills Christian School hosted homecoming festivities on the soccer field Friday evening. During the event, Liam Ogg and Caroline Nance were crowned homecoming king ... Read more

10 hours ago by Post Education.

‘An icon of China Grove:’ Former China Grove Elementary students remember custodian Carl Wilkerson

By Susan Shinn Turner For the Salisbury Post Thinking back on your school days, you may recall a favorite teacher or two. But for students ... Read more

10 hours ago by Staff Report.

‘Tis the Season Spectacular Christmas parade provides entertainment, holiday spirit

SALISBURY — Of all the sights there were to see during the ‘Tis the Season Spectacular parade on Wednesday night, Shari Graham’s favorite was the ... Read more

13 hours ago by Ben Stansell.

Operations suspended, inmates transferred from Piedmont Correctional’s minimum security facility

SALISBURY — More than 100 inmates were transferred over two days this week after Prisons Administration temporarily suspended operations at Piedmont Correctional Institute’s minimum security ... Read more

17 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

Man charged with failing to register as sex offender

SALISBURY — A local man was charged with violating the sex offender registry guidelines that require him to register his home address and other information ... Read more

22 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

Police say DNA evidence ties Salisbury man to bank robbery attempt

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man previously charged in a fish arcade robbery has been tied to an attempted robbery of Bank ... Read more

24 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

Salisbury Police receive grant for social justice, racial equity training

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Salisbury Police Department plans to put newly received grant funds from the Duke Energy Foundation toward social justice ... Read more

1 day ago by Shavonne Potts.

When weather turns cold, where do Rowan County wildlife go?

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — While most humans prefer to stay inside when the weather turns cold, the story is different in the outdoors, ... Read more

1 day ago by Carl Blankenship.

Blotter: Salisbury man charged faces marijuana charge after being served with unrelated warrant

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man added a new charge to those he’s facing when police served him with a new warrant. ... Read more

1 day ago by Shavonne Potts.

Local health officials see record testing numbers ahead of Thanksgiving

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — As the number of COVID-19 cases have increased at steeper rates in Rowan County, local health officials say the ... Read more

2 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Small business owners seek lifeline in new grant program offered by Rowan County

SALISBURY — Shelly Corriher, Suzanne Phillips and Jeff Penfil were among a handful of small business owners sitting in the J. Newton Cohen Sr. Room ... Read more

2 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Sheriff’s Office looking for white pickup caught vandalizing schools, church

WOODLEAF — Rowan County Sheriff’s Office investigators are looking for a white Dodge pickup whose driver caused damaged at West Rowan middle and high school ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Home sweet home: Families never tire of decorating Rowan Museum gingerbread houses

By Mark Wineka For the Salisbury Post The Lipscomb family has been building gingerbread houses at the Rowan Museum’s annual workshop for so many years, ... Read more

2 days ago by Mark Wineka.

Former Salisbury High teacher faces additional sex offense charges

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office says it has brought additional sex offenses charges against a former Salisbury High School teacher after discovering a ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

RSS planning drive-thru send-off for superintendent

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools is planning to send off Superintendent Lynn Moody in style. The pandemic meant the district can not ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Highway Patrol: Fatal I-85 crash occurred when one vehicle stopped in roadway

SALISBURY — A fatal car crash that erupted into a fire on Interstate 85 was the result of one vehicle colliding into the back of ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

10 more counties found with ‘critical’ spread as Gov. Cooper tightens mask-wearing restrictions

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY —  Just as an additional 10 counties have reached a “critical” level of viral spread, Gov. Roy Cooper on Monday ... Read more

3 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Police: Several weekend overdoses possibly result of ‘bad batch’ of drugs

SALISBURY — In one of eight such incidents over the weekend, local firefighters had to break the window of a vehicle after a man was ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Davie County Social Services employee faces assault, child abuse charges

CHINA GROVE — A Davie County Social Services employee was charged this weekend with assault following a disturbance call at her China Grove home. The ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Political Notebook: State survey shows majority of voters confident in election process

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com RALEIGH — A statewide survey among North Carolina voters show a majority believe the elections were conducted fairly and that “civic ... Read more

3 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Logistics, instructions for ‘Tis the Season Spectacular parade

The following are logistics and instructions from parade organizers about Wednesday’s ‘Tis the Season Spectacular parade. Streets are scheduled to close around 4 p.m. in ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

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