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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.

COVID-19 cases in Rowan reach 37; nine have recovered

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The number of people who’ve tested positive for COVID-19 rose by seven on Thursday, bringing the total to 37 ... 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.

Novant Health picks Walgreens stores as drop-off points for supply donations

People seeking to donate medical supplies to employees of the Novant Health system can do so at a number of Walgreens locations, including one in ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

RCCC donates medical equipment to local hospitals

SALISBURY — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College on Monday donated medical masks, gloves and other personal protective equipment from its health-related programs to local hospitals to help ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Local seamstress creates facial masks for neighbors during COVID-19 outbreak

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Liese Sadler is a self-professed news junkie who has kept up with COVID-19 developments, but one article about face ... Read more

4 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

RSS creates ways for non-teaching staff to keep working

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – When Gov. Roy Cooper issued an executive order for all public schools in the state to close in mid-March, ... Read more

4 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Rowan’s congressmen discuss details of $2.2 trillion COVID-19 package

It wasn't perfect, but the $2.2 trillion COVID-19 relief bill passed by Congress and signed by President Donald Trump was needed to quickly get money ... Read more

4 days ago by Liz Moomey.

Rowan County Sheriff’s Office seizes equipment at Fishzilla Arcade

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan County Sheriff’s Office investigators on Wednesday executed a search warrant at the now-shuttered Fishzilla Arcade, which the agency ... Read more

4 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Small Business Administration offers loan options for businesses affected by COVID-19

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — One option for small businesses across Rowan County suffering from impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak is a low-interest, federal ... Read more

4 days ago by Liz Moomey.

County animal shelter moving animals to foster homes during pandemic

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Rowan County Animal Shelter has begun its own unofficial fostering program, allowing locals to ... Read more

4 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Essie Mae Kiser Foxx Charter School seeking food assistance for students

SALISBURY – Essie Mae Kiser Foxx Charter School is implementing virtual learning for students amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The school’s spring break runs from April ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Education.

Salisbury Transit suspends fares, city makes additional changes during COVID-19 outbreak

SALISBURY — The city’s transit system suspended fare collections on all routes starting Tuesday at 6 a.m. Transit will also implement a rear-door policy to ... Read more

4 days ago by Liz Moomey.

Blotter: April 2

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports • A man reported on Monday someone stole his belongings from a building while in ... Read more

4 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Catawba College offers free classes for locals amid cornavirus shutdown

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Catawba College has created a new program intended to benefit students who are now facing economic hardship and uncertainty ... Read more

4 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Landis police looking for missing 13-year-old girl

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com LANDIS — Police say they need the public’s help to locate a Landis teen who has been missing since late Sunday ... Read more

4 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Local COVID-19 cases reach 30; 7 people have recovered

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Public Health Department on Wednesday confirmed there were a total of 30 positive COVID-19 cases in Rowan County among the ... Read more

4 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Salisbury police investigating several hotel truck break-ins

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury police are looking into thefts from pickups at local hotel parking lots that occurred Tuesday night and early ... Read more

4 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Institute projects about 2,500 North Carolinians will die from COVID-19 by August

ALBEMARLE — Health care data forecasters are projecting that North Carolina has only a few weeks before the state exhausts its resources and the worst ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

Teens step in to tutor children as couple deals with cancer diagnoses

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Wanda Cohoon says everybody has a talent that can help someone else. Wanda, 63, and her husband, Rodney, have ... Read more

5 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

State Highway Patrol says it won’t make stops just for stay-at-home order

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — During Gov. Roy Cooper’s stay-at-home order, the N.C. Highway Patrol will not conduct traffic checkpoints to make sure motorists ... Read more

5 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

County to define ‘essential employees,’ provide emergency leave

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — During a special meeting on Monday, the Rowan County Board of Commissioners took steps to define the county’s essential ... Read more

5 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Suspicious activity preceded attempted China Grove church break-in

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — Before a China Grove man was charged with trying to break into a local church, neighbors say they ... Read more

5 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

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