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June 19, 2021

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Landis, Kannapolis discuss extraterritorial boundary change with 1,000-home subdivision planned

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com LANDIS — Town officials are moving forward with modifying the extraterritorial jurisdictional boundaries of Landis in preparation for a subdivision project ... Read more

3 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Board of Elections moves forward with purchase of new voting equipment, software

SALISBURY — Having gained approval from the Rowan County Board of Commissioners, the Board of Elections is moving forward with the purchase of new voting ... Read more

3 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Blotter: Gold Hill man charged with statutory rape

SALISBURY — A Gold Hill man was charged Monday with raping a teenager. Christian Blake Worthy, 20, faces a single charge of statutory rape of ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Man charged with killing 28-year-old found dead in crashed car

SALISBURY — A jailed man has been charged with murder after a single-vehicle crash on Saw Road turned into a homicide investigation. Rene Oscar Gomez ... Read more

4 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

68-year-old woman identified as Jackson Street murder victim

SALISBURY — A 68-year-old woman was killed Sunday in a shooting in the Chestnut Hills neighborhood, according to Salisbury Police. Sinatra Juan Jackson was shot ... Read more

4 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Man arrested in Jacksonville for Salisbury murder

SALISBURY — Law enforcement officers in Jacksonville arrested a Salisbury man Monday for a murder at Zion Hills Apartments. Shane Kamel Charles, 19, was arrested ... Read more

4 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools finalizes normal, five-day schedule for fall

SALISBURY — The Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education on Monday unanimously approved returning to a normal, five-day schedule at the beginning of its fall semester ... Read more

4 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Council to vote on budget, consider permit for child care center near downtown

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City council members today are scheduled to vote on the 2021-22 fiscal year budget and hold a public hearing ... Read more

4 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Landis adopts budget with reduction in residential electric rates, no tax increases

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com LANDIS — The town board on Monday adopted the 2021-22 fiscal year budget, which spends $12 million across all funds and ... Read more

4 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Political Notebook: Budd campaign touts boost in voter support after Trump endorsement

Ted Budd’s U.S. Senate campaign on Monday released survey results from 500 likely Republican primary voters indicating a bump in favorability when they were told ... Read more

4 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Seventh Dragon Boat Festival scheduled July 24

The seventh annual Rowan Chamber Dragon Boat Festival will be held on Saturday, July 24, from 9 a.m. t0 4 p.m. at The Shrine Club ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Sgt. Shane Karriker’s funeral procession travels through downtown Salisbury

SALISBURY — A law enforcement-led funeral procession honoring Sgt. Shane Karriker traveled through downtown on Monday afternoon, giving his colleagues and community a chance to ... Read more

5 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Blotter: June 14

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports: • A man on Friday reported fraud in the 1500 block of North Main Street in China Grove. • ... Read more

5 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Ask Us: When will front entrance to courthouse reopen?

Editor’s note: Ask Us is a weekly feature published online Mondays and in print on Tuesdays. We’ll seek to answer your questions about items or ... Read more

5 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Blotter: Man faces litany of charges for fleeing sheriff’s deputies

SALISBURY — A Mooresville man was arrested Friday on a litany of charges after allegedly attempting to flee from a Rowan County Sheriff’s deputies while ... Read more

5 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

‘Race to the Dan’ brings Revolutionary War back to Rowan

GRANITE QUARRY — Cannon and musket fire are not normal daytime fare in Rowan County, but Rowan Museum on Saturday and Sunday brought back to ... Read more

5 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

‘Unity in the Community’ event brings together Salisbury Police, NAACP

SALISBURY — Salisbury Police and the Salisbury-Rowan NAACP were trying to build bridges on Sunday. The agencies worked together to put on a free community ... Read more

5 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

One killed, two others shot on South Jackson Street in Salisbury

SALISBURY — One person was killed and two others were shot in an incident early Sunday in the 800 block of South Jackson Street. Salisbury ... Read more

6 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

State examining Davidson County emergency alert received in Rowan, other counties

SALISBURY — State officials are examining an emergency alert sent Thursday night after people in multiple counties were told to take shelter because of an ... Read more

6 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Cleveland Rodeo packs house for 10th year

CLEVELAND — While other events weren’t so lucky, wet weather held off for a full crowd at the Cleveland Rodeo on Saturday night. The stands ... Read more

6 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Biz Roundup: Wine about Winter set for June 18

SALISBURY — Wander around downtown as you sip on wine during the Wine about Winter event summer edition on Friday, June 18. The signature wine ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

Local artists draw in adventurous travelers with eclectic Airbnb rental downtown

SALISBURY — Walking up a rickety staircase in the darkness, Whitney Peckman had to hug the wall beside her for fear of falling. It was ... Read more

6 days ago by Ben Stansell.

‘All Critters Big and Small’ program coming to library

Rowan Public Library Rowan Public Library’s annual summer reading program “Tails and Tales” is well underway as part of the 2021 Collaborative Summer Library Program. ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Area Sports Briefs: Former A.L. Brown standout Cambrea Sturgis wins two sprint events

From staff reports EUGENE, Ore.   — Cambrea Sturgis of North Carolina A&T swept the women’s 100 and 200 meters Saturday in the NCAA outdoor ... Read more

6 days ago by Mike London.

RSS administration to recommend return to five-day school week

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools administration during Monday’s Board of Education meeting will recommend the district return to a five-day schedule this fall. The meeting will ... Read more

6 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Baseball notebook: Wingate wins national championship; high schools set sights on playoffs

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com CARY —  West Rowan baseball fans will remember the epic extra-innings loss at home to Crest in the 2017 3A state ... Read more

6 days ago by Mike London.

Gene Seaford gets fifth career ace at age 90

Salisbury golfer Gene Seaford, 90, recorded his fifth career hole-in-one Friday. He aced No. 12 at McCanless Golf Course from the red tees at 110 ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Sports.

Livingstone seeking nominees for inaugural ‘Forty Under 40’ Society

SALISBURY – The Livingstone College Office of Alumni Affairs is looking for a few exceptional men and women — under age 40.  Livingstone will hold ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Report.

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