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Natalie Anderson, Author at Salisbury Post

News

Political Notebook: North Carolina lawmakers say they look forward to working with Biden

While some of North Carolina’s lawmakers on Capitol Hill didn’t attend President Joe Biden’s inauguration or didn’t make their plans known, they expressed support for ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Monday, January 25, 2021 1:03 am

Crime

Blotter: Salisbury man charged with shooting at police, robbing Goodwill in December

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A 29-year-old Salisbury man was charged Friday with firing at law enforcement officers following an armed robbery at Goodwill ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, January 24, 2021 8:27 pm

Local

Response remains mixed as city continues gathering public input on downtown street plan

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Following two public input sessions on the Downtown Main Street plan Friday, city staff say they want more contact ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, January 24, 2021 12:05 am

Business

Loan program for women, minority entrepreneurs expected to launch in spring

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — For local women and minorities struggling to borrow funds to kickstart a small business, an additional resource is on ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, January 24, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Bike accommodations, parking continue to be points of discussion in proposed Downtown Main Street plan

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — At the fifth of at least eight public input meetings scheduled for the proposed multi-phased Downtown Main Street Plan, ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Friday, January 22, 2021 12:00 am

Local

City will consider moratorium on new local historic landmarks

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Salisbury City Council on Tuesday will consider putting a temporary halt to giving new structures “historic landmark status” ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Thursday, January 21, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Accommodating cyclists among concerns for Downtown Main Street Plan

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — As the city continues to gather public input for a multi-phased Downtown Main Street Plan, some locals say the ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 12:00 am

Local

City approves wish list of 2021 projects, priorities

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Funding for the Empire Hotel project, the Dixonville-Lincoln Memorial, waste reduction, affordable housing and innovative policing initiatives are on ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 12:00 am

Local

City to hear priorities for 2021 Federal Action Plan, approve use of $200,000 HUD grant

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City council members today will consider its 2021 Federal Action Plan and formally approve a plan to use a ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 12:00 am

News

Political Notebook: Rep. Sasser to chair NC House Health committee in second term

RALEIGH — Rowan County’s three Republican representatives will serve on numerous committees for the 2021-22 legislative session, with Rep. Wayne Sasser serving as N.C. House ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Monday, January 18, 2021 2:20 pm

Local

Local lawmakers talk priorities for 2020-21 legislative session

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The pandemic, health care, budget and redistricting will be among the top priorities this legislative session, but local lawmakers ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, January 17, 2021 12:10 am

News

Former, current congressmen for Rowan County opposed second impeachment

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Two North Carolina congressmen who voted to contest Electoral College votes cast for President-Elect Joe Biden on Jan. 6 ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, January 17, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Pedestrian safety among concerns in latest public input for Downtown Main Street plan

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The latest round of public input on a proposed two-phased Downtown Main Street plan includes concerns that too little ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Friday, January 15, 2021 10:49 pm

Elections

Former congressional candidate creates petition calling for Rep. Budd, other Republicans to be removed from office

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rep. Ted Budd’s former Democratic challenger Scott Huffman created a petition this week calling for Budd and six other ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Friday, January 15, 2021 12:00 am

Health

County health data show department visits, clients served cut in half

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The number of visits made to the Rowan County Health Department for services from July to December amounts to ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Thursday, January 14, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

County talks about best methods of vaccination distribution

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — County officials say they will look into and consider implementing a mix of appointments and first-come, first-served events for ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:14 am

Landis

Town of Landis receives recommendations for three-year plan to improve roads

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com LANDIS — Aldermen on Monday received a recommendation from a surveying firm about future road improvement projects for nearly two dozen ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

Four new COVID-19 deaths reported in Rowan; outbreak at the Laurels declared over

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — County health officials on Tuesday reported four additional COVID-19 deaths among people outside of local congregate care facilities. There ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 3:36 pm

Local

Cheerwine Festival moved to September in hopes of reduced COVID restrictions

SALISBURY — With the hope of reduced COVID-19 restrictions by the summer, the 2021 Cheerwine Festival has been rescheduled for Sept. 18 in hopes of ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 2:52 pm

Coronavirus

County expects new shipment of vaccine later this week after crowd at drive-thru exhausts supply

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Though the first day of COVID-19 vaccinations at the West End Plaza was cut short after hundreds of locals ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Monday, January 11, 2021 1:28 pm

News

Political Notebook: Sen. Carl Ford to serve as co-chair of two Senate committees

In addition to his new role as the Republican joint caucus leader, Sen. Carl Ford will co-chair two committees and serve as a member of ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, January 10, 2021 11:28 pm

Elections

Local Republicans condemn riots at Capitol, say ‘plenty of blame to go around’

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — While local Republicans, including two of Rowan County’s lawmakers, condemn the violent insurrection that erupted from a mob of ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, January 10, 2021 12:05 am

News

Breakdown of COVID-19 vaccination phases

Phase 1a: Health care workers directly working with COVID-19 patients and administering vaccine, long-term care staff and residents Phase 1b: Adults aged 75+, essential frontline ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Sunday, January 10, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

Three additional COVID-19 deaths make 13 this week in Rowan County

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — County health officials on Friday reported three additional COVID-19 deaths during an exceptionally deadly week during which more than ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Friday, January 8, 2021 4:04 pm

Elections

North Carolina lawmakers continue condemnation, clarify objections to election results

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — North Carolina congressmen on Thursday continued to condemn a violent riot at the U.S. Capitol and clarify their positions ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Friday, January 8, 2021 12:00 am

Local

City’s audit shows improvements in Broadband Services Fund

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The city’s financial audit for the 2019-20 fiscal year shows that, while the city’s fiber-optic network fund remains in ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Friday, January 8, 2021 12:00 am

Coronavirus

County reports record eight deaths as positivity rate climbs above 10%

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The state of COVID-19 continues to worsen in Rowan County as health officials reported eight deaths on Thursday along ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Thursday, January 7, 2021 4:44 pm

Coronavirus

Health Department draws crowd as COVID-19 vaccinations begin for people older than 75

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A crowd of cars carrying locals flocked to the Rowan County Health Department on Wednesday, patiently awaiting an injection ... Read more

by Natalie Anderson, Thursday, January 7, 2021 12:10 am

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