• 55°

Week in review: Test your nose for local news

1. A group of students and residents from Salisbury at large gathered on the Catawba College campus for a rally Thursday. What was the rally about?
A. Catawba’s homecoming football game Saturday
B. Support for relocating Salisbury’s Confederate monument
C. Organizing relief efforts for hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico
D. Opposition to President Trump’s elimination of the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

2. Something happened in Salisbury Thursday that hadn’t happened in almost three years. What was it?
A. A tornado (funnel cloud) sighting off Jake Alexander Boulevard
B. A double homicide
C. A day without any emergency service calls
D. A bank robbery

3. Livingstone College honored John McLaughlin and Ollie Mae Carroll as part of its annual West End Classic — the football home opener Saturday against Virginia State University. What kind of business was McLaughlin associated with for decades?
A. A grocery store
B. A funeral home
C. A taxi company
D, A barber shop

4. What is the name of the group which has sent a letter to Salisbury City Council asking it to relocate the Confederate monument standing at West Innes and Church streets?
A. Salisbury Indivisible
B. Salisbury Invisible
C. Salisbury Indestructible
D. Salisbury Inevitable

5. A Capital Needs Committee of Rowan-Salisbury Schools has been having conversations with the community about how to address some $208 million in needed repairs, maintenance and modernization of buildings. The committee reports that what percentage of Rowan-Salisbury Schools are more than 50 years old?
A. 20 percent
B. 40 percent
C. 60 percent
D. 80 percent

6. On Thursday, South Rowan High’s Madison Lowery won the girls’ Rowan County championship in what sport or event?
A. Swimming
B. Tennis
C. Cross country
D. The mile run

7. In connection with the lawsuit saying their prayer practices at meetings were unconstitutional, Rowan County commissioners voted 5-0 this past Monday to do what?
A. Drop any attempts at further appeal
B. Appeal a 4th Circuit Court decision against them to the U.S. Supreme Court
C. Take the case out of federal court and look for a ruling more to their liking from the N.C. Supreme Court
D. Try again with a full panel of the 4th Circuit Court

8. A sizable crowd attended Darrell Harwood’s Stand Together Music Festival last week in China Grove. The event raised funds for what cause?
A. ALS research
B. The Muscular Dystrophy Association
C. The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
D. The Arc of Rowan

9. Remains of Capt. Lamar Russell were buried in the Gold Hill Cemetery last Sunday. Russell fought in what war?
A. Vietnam
B. Korea
C. World War II
D. Civil War

10. Pray Rowan has planned a big public gathering from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at what location in Salisbury?
A. The steps of the Rowan County Courthouse
B. The Bell Tower in Salisbury
C. First Baptist Church
D. City Park

 

 

Answers below:

1. D.
2. D.
3. A.
4. A.
5. C.
6. C.
7. B.
8. C.
9. C.
10. A.

Comments

Education

A.L. Brown celebrates seniors with signing day

Business

Rebounding, but not recovered: Rowan County tourism begins challenging path toward normalcy

High School

High school baseball: Padgett leads Mustangs; 100th win for West coach Graham

Coronavirus

RSS superintendent, Board of Health discuss strategies for increasing student vaccination rates

Nation/World

Gas stations report shortages as pipeline shutdown drags on

News

Lawyers: Black man didn’t drive into deputies who shot him

Nation/World

Liz Cheney says Trump and GOP backers threaten democracy

Coronavirus

Rowan Health Department clarifies county’s COVID-19 death total is 301

Landis

Landis approves new land development ordinance, zoning map

Landis

Landis approves body camera, stun gun purchase for public safety officers

Crime

One charged, another dead on sheriff’s most wanted list

Crime

No injuries after car shot eight times on Old Concord Road

Education

RSS talks first steps for new federal relief totaling $66 million

China Grove

Gary’s Barbecue staff, customers look back at 50 years

News

Salisbury Lions Club names Person of the Year, Lion of the Year at 78th annual banquet

Education

Student COVID-19 numbers show first decline since plan A

High School

High school golf: Fowler competes in state tournament

News

Amazon announces new distribution center for North Carolina

News

House passes bill to bar Cooper from mandating COVID shot

Coronavirus

Rowan County sees death 302 from COVID-19; Health Department to host final mass vaccine clinic

Ask Us

Ask Us: What happened to work on South Fulton Street home?

Crime

Blotter: Woman says she was shot in hand on Lincolnton Road

Crime

Rowan Sheriff’s Office charges Salisbury man with operating illegal gambling business

Crime

Blotter: Rockwell man arrested on felony drug, breaking and entering charges