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Crime

Woman charged with drug, weapons possession after theft from local gas station

SALISBURY — A local woman accused of stealing fabric spray from a convenience store also faces charges of drugs and weapon possession. Shanice Stormy Leshea ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Tuesday, December 22, 2020 1:40 pm

Local

SPD, Gerry Wood Auto Group partner to give bicycles to local children

SALISBURY — The annual Salisbury Police Department and Gerry Wood Auto Group bike giveaway almost didn’t happen, said Brenda Wood. “The bicycle supply of imported ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Tuesday, December 22, 2020 12:05 am

Christmas Happiness

Christmas Happiness

Woman contributes to Christmas Happiness in memory of lost loved ones

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — This year has been tough for Peggy K. Moon, who regularly contributes to the Christmas Happiness Fund to pay ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Tuesday, December 22, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Nine promoted at Salisbury Fire Department to engineer

SALISBURY — Fire Chief Bob Parnell announced the promotion of nine members of the Salisbury Fire Department to the rank of engineer. “This is a ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Tuesday, December 22, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

Rowan Sheriff’s Office searching for suspect in $1.6 million theft

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for its help to identify a man believed to have broken into Old Carolina ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Monday, December 21, 2020 8:06 pm

Local

Death certificate states Piedmont Correctional officer died from COVID-19 complications

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A senior correctional officer with Salisbury’s Piedmont Correctional Institute died in late October from complications of COVID-19, according to ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, December 17, 2020 12:10 am

Christmas Happiness

News

Grandparents give to Christmas Happiness in memory of grandchild

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Gary and Lugene Cox would’ve celebrated the birthday of their first grandchild this week, but she was born at ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Sunday, December 13, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Red Kettle campaign aims to fund needs that still remain

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Salvation Army, like many organizations, has been impacted by COVID-19, but the need to fund holiday programs and ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Sunday, December 13, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

Blotter: Dec. 12

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports • Beaver’s Honda Salvage on Wednesday reported someone stole catalytic converters from five vehicles at the business, 9455 Smith ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Friday, December 11, 2020 9:48 pm

Crime

Man found hiding behind clothes dryer to avoid arrest

SALISBURY — A Salisbury man was charged with resisting arrest after he was found hiding behind a clothes dryer to avoid arrest. The Rowan County ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Friday, December 11, 2020 12:38 pm

Local

Salvation Army looking to fulfill 300 children’s wishes for Angel Tree

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — This year, an unprecedented 300 children on the Rowan County Salvation Army’s Angel Tree list have not been adopted, ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Friday, December 11, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Three Salisbury firefighters promoted to lieutenant

SALISBURY — The Salisbury Fire Department has promoted three firefighters to lieutenant. Lt. Jamal Moore joined the department in 2015 and has served as a ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Friday, December 11, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

Blotter: 911 call leads to drug charges

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Rowan County man remains in the county jail after a 911 caller reported seeing a man with a ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, December 10, 2020 3:38 pm

Local

Rowan Detention Center officer identified in Charlotte crash

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com CHARLOTTE — Kara Alsup, a 25-year-old Rowan County Detention Center officer, remains in critical condition following a serious Wednesday morning crash ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, December 10, 2020 1:10 pm

Local

‘Ring the bell’: Salisbury firefighters celebrate end of chemotherapy for co-worker

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Tammy File, the Salisbury Fire Department’s administrative assistant, stood outside of Station No. 1 on Wednesday to ring a ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, December 10, 2020 12:10 am

Crime

Stokes on track to hire deputy police chief by early 2021

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Police Chief Jerry Stokes says it could be early next year before a deputy police chief is chosen. Stokes ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, December 10, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Highway Patrol seeks dump truck driver after detention officer hospitalized

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The N.C. State Highway Patrol is looking for the driver of a dump truck that may have been involved ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, December 10, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

Blotter: Catalytic converters stolen from Rowan Transit lot

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of catalytic converters from the Rowan County Transit lot. The transit operations ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Thursday, December 10, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Rowan Detention Center officer seriously injured in Interstate 85 crash

CHARLOTTE — A Rowan County Detention Center officer was seriously injured in an early morning collision with a pickup on Interstate 85, said Rowan County ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Wednesday, December 9, 2020 11:16 am

East Spencer

Proposed interstate exit in East Spencer placed on Cabarrus-Rowan priority list

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — An Interstate 85 exit into East Spencer has been added to the Cabarrus-Rowan Metropolitan Planning Organization’s 2050 Metropolitan ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Wednesday, December 9, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

Blotter: Kannapolis man finds bullet holes in upstairs bedroom

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A Kannapolis man says he found bullet holes in an upstairs bedroom of his Johnson Street home after finding ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Tuesday, December 8, 2020 3:31 pm

Crime

Police investigating Exxon gas station robbery

SALISBURY — Police say a man reached into the cash register and stole money from a local convenience store when the clerk opened the drawer. ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Tuesday, December 8, 2020 11:22 am

East Spencer

East Spencer board vows to look into resident’s property concerns

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — After months of heated conversation, the East Spencer town board agreed to talk with resident Carolyn Logan and ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Tuesday, December 8, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

Blotter: Man charged after squatting in downtown apartment

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A local man found sleeping inside a downtown apartment property now faces breaking and entering, according to Salisbury Police. ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Monday, December 7, 2020 6:07 pm

Crime

Suspect sought in armed Dollar Tree robbery

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Police are looking for a suspect who held a clerk at knifepoint at the Dollar Tree located in West ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Monday, December 7, 2020 11:07 am

Crime

More than $1 million in items stolen, damages reported at Gold Hill site

SALISBURY — A local brick company has reported more than $1 million in theft and damage from a site that has been unused for 13 ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Monday, December 7, 2020 11:03 am

Local

In East Spencer, new residents, businesses bring optimism for future

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — In 2013, Floyd Peterson made a cash-purchase of a 1,622 square-foot vacant home in his native East Spencer ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Sunday, December 6, 2020 12:10 am

Christmas Happiness

Christmas Happiness

Rowan couple donate to Christmas Happiness in honor of friends

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Betty Mickle estimates she and her husband Bud have given to the Christmas Happiness Fund on and off for ... Read more

by Shavonne Potts, Sunday, December 6, 2020 12:00 am

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