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Shavonne Potts, Author at Salisbury Post

Local

Passion Project: Local volunteers send mountain bikes to new heights at Salisbury Community Park

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — In January 2019, Paul Effinger pursued creating a jump line mountain bike at a location not far from his ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 12:10 am

Coronavirus

Rowan reports 18 positive new COVID-19-related cases, releases testing sites for week

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan County on Sunday reported 18 new positive COVID-19-related cases, a continuation of a trend in double-digit increases but ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Sunday, July 12, 2020 9:27 pm

Crime

Rockwell man charged with break-in, theft of vehicle equipment

ROCKWELL — A Rockwell man was charged last week with a break-in and the theft of vehicle equipment and a surveillance camera from a Rockwell ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Sunday, July 12, 2020 8:57 pm

News

‘Different, fulfilling piece’: Salisbury-based guardsmen do their part in COVID-19 relief efforts

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — For more than 120 days, the N.C. National Guard has been on duty supporting state health organizations and citizens ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Sunday, July 12, 2020 12:10 am

Local

Silver alert canceled for missing High Point woman

SALISBURY — A High Point woman who was last seen in Rowan County after her car was disabled was located in High Point on Friday ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Saturday, July 11, 2020 5:41 pm

Crime

Blotter: Cleveland man accused of stealing catalytic converter

Arrest warrants from the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office show Cam Tyrone Garrison, 36, of Dooley Road in Cleveland, was charged Wednesday with felony larceny of ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Saturday, July 11, 2020 5:24 pm

Coronavirus

Five at Piedmont Correctional prison test positive for COVID-19 after mass testing

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — As mass testing concluded this week at Piedmont Correctional Institute, five offenders tested positive out of the 645 who ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, July 9, 2020 8:19 pm

Crime

Witness calls 911 after roadside chair attack

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — No arrests have been made after a local man was struck over the head with a folding chair ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, July 9, 2020 2:41 pm

Local

High Point woman missing after Rowan stop for car trouble

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan County Sheriff’s Office investigators are looking into the disappearance of a High Point woman who was last seen ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, July 9, 2020 12:13 pm

Crime

Local business owner says she was target of vandalism

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Sabrina Harris, owner of an arts incubator business on Fulton Street , says she believes she was the target of recent ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, July 9, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Campers learn police investigation through Crime Scene Camp

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — It’s been three months since friends Callen Batts, Phineas Mixson and Owen Hoffner saw each other in person because ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, July 9, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

Blotter: July 9

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports • Piedmont Asphalt Paving Co. reported on Monday someone stole items from a vehicle in ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, July 9, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

Woman charged with panhandling near flea market gives false name

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A local woman cited for panhandling near the Webb Road Flea Market was charged after giving a trooper a ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 12:00 am

East Spencer

East Spencer discusses town space for charter school

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — The town of East Spencer board is in conversation with the Essie Mae Foxx Charter School regarding an ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Salisbury churches present nearly 200 gift bags to Rowan Sheriff’s deputies

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Two Salisbury churches recently pooled their resources to show kindness to the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office by presenting them ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 12:05 am

Local

Rowan 911: Over 100 fireworks-related calls around July 4

Each year, thousands of people call 911 or report to hospitals with fireworks-related injuries, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. And in the ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Monday, July 6, 2020 7:43 pm

Crime

Police: No cooperation following weekend shooting

SALISBURY — Salisbury Police investigators have received no cooperation following a weekend shooting at a party. Two people were shot in the incident near South ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Monday, July 6, 2020 6:40 pm

Crime

Blotter: Woman charged with drug possession

Trista Fawn Donaldson was charged July 1 with misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance schedule III. According to the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office, Donaldson, 34, ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Monday, July 6, 2020 6:36 pm

Crime

Former Landis staffers face embezzlement charges

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com LANDIS — One after another, three former town staffers on Thursday were escorted into the Rowan County Magistrate’s Office to face ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Friday, July 3, 2020 12:01 am

Crime

Two face drug charges after vehicle chase, near collision

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Rowan County pair were charged Tuesday with drug possession after they denied fleeing from a patrol vehicle pursuing ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Friday, July 3, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

Crime blotter: July 3

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports • A man reported on Tuesday someone stole a firearm from his vehicle while in the 700 block of ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, July 2, 2020 8:58 pm

Crime

Former Landis Town Manager Reed Linn, others indicted for felony embezzlement

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com LANDIS — A year and a half after questions were raised about the town’s finances, a Rowan County grand jury has ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, July 2, 2020 10:53 am

News

Many offices closing Friday to observe July 4th

The following are municipal observances for the July 4th holiday, many of which are observing the holiday on Friday. The City of Salisbury will operate ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, July 2, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Sheriff offers July 4th safety tips

SALISBURY — Traditionally, the July 4th holiday brings one of the highest traffic flows of the year and is often the deadliest weekend of the ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, July 2, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

Registered sex offender found living close to school

SALISBURY — A registered sex offender was charged this week after he moved to a residence within 1,000 feet of Salisbury High, which is a ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 6:23 pm

Crime

Florida woman charged with identity theft, suspected of other crimes

SALISBURY — A Florida woman posing as a customer is accused of cashing a $1,980 check at a local bank in the member’s name suspected ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:58 am

Crime

Salisbury man issued citations for hit and run accident

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Salisbury man faces misdemeanor offenses after he crashed into a tree during an argument with his girlfriend and ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Rowan investigators looking into Rockwell house fire

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com ROCKWELL — Investigators with the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office are looking into a fire that was intentionally set at a home ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:00 am

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