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Local

County announces cancellation of Autumn Jubilee

SALISBURY — Rowan County government on Monday announced that Autumn Jubilee will be canceled this year because of COVID-19. The festival had been scheduled for ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, July 13, 2020 12:43 pm

Business

Business roundup: Food Lion celebrates local employees for service

Food Lion last week said 274 associates, including 25 locals, are celebrating a milestone of 30 years or more of service in 2020. “Our associates ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, July 12, 2020 12:00 am

Business

Ralph Baker donates to residents of the Salisbury VA’s Community Living Center

By Amanda Reilly Salisbury VA Health Care System In critical times such as the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Salisbury VA Health Care System has seen ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, July 11, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Rowan County racial equity group planning workshops this month

A local group, Racial Equity Rowan, is hosting two online, nationally-recognized racial equity workshops in July. The three-hour workshops, to be held July 25 and ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, July 10, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Albemarle Correctional inmates worried about health, safety amid COVID-19 outbreak

By Chris Miller The Stanly News & Press As the coronavirus continues to ravage the state prison system, four inmates in the Albemarle Correctional Institution ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, July 9, 2020 12:00 am

Local

City to close streets overnight to move ‘Fame’ statue

SALISBURY — Streets will be closed at 9:30 p.m. in the core of downtown to move the Confederate statue “Fame” from its current location, according ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, July 6, 2020 9:00 pm

Crime

Two shot at party early Sunday

SALISBURY – Two people were shot near 200 S. West Street on Sunday morning. A release from Salisbury Police Department says the two victims are ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, July 5, 2020 12:55 pm

Business

Business Roundup: Lutheran Services Carolinas now a sponsoring member of PACE of the Southern Piedmont

Lutheran Services Carolinas and Kintegra Health are now sponsoring members of PACE of the Southern Piedmont. PACE is an acronym for “Program of All-Inclusive Care ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, July 5, 2020 12:14 am

Local

Rowan County United Way hires one, promotes another

SALISBURY — The Rowan County has hired a philanthropy director and promoted its finance director to also handle operations. Audrey Eudy joined the United Way ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, July 5, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Salisbury VA says telehealth usage up 971%

With usage of the services increasing because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Salisbury VA says it has conducted more than 9,724 telehealth appointments since Jan. ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, July 2, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Historic Salisbury Foundation founder Ed Clement to ‘retire’ from board of trustees

SALISBURY — After 48 straight years, Ed Clement, the principal founder of the historic Salisbury Foundation, plans to “retire” from its board of trustees when his ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

Crime blotter, June 29

In weekend crime reports: • River Kyle Lowe, 21, of Salisbury, was charged with felony possession of a schedule two controlled substance, felony possession with ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, June 29, 2020 12:05 am

Business

Business roundup: Lutheran Services Carolinas receives grant to feed nursing home workers

Lutheran Services Carolinas (LSC) has received a $148,500 grant through the North Carolina Healthcare Foundation’s COVID-19 Fill The Gap Response Fund to support its Feeding ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, June 28, 2020 12:01 am

Coronavirus

Rowan County COVID-19 testing locations

The following are Rowan County COVID-19 community testing sites and locations. • West End Plaza, 1935 Jake Alexander Blvd. West Monday, June 29, from 10 ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, June 28, 2020 12:00 am

Coronavirus

Tell us your opinion: What do you think about the state’s mask mandate?

Starting at 5 p.m. Friday, June 26, the state will have a mandate that people wear face coverings in public places and at businesses until ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, June 26, 2020 12:15 pm

Business

State asks people to resubmit emailed Buck Steam Station comments

SALISBURY — An issue with the delivery of emailed public comments about a closure plan for Buck Steam Station’s coal ash ponds means that the ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, June 26, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

Salisbury man faces first-degree murder charges in Green Street shooting

SALISBURY — During a traffic stop Thursday night, police arrested a Salisbury man for first-degree murder in connection with a June 7 shooting on Green ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:48 am

Kannapolis

Kannapolis City Council approves 2021 budget with no tax increase

KANNAPOLIS — The Kannapolis City Council approved the fiscal year 2021 budget on Monday evening. The budget is $80.5 million and includes no property tax ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 12:00 am

Coronavirus

Cases top 1,000 after week of double-digit increases

SALISBURY — Rowan County has now reached more than 1,000 positive cases following a week of double-digit increases. The Rowan County Public Health Department reported ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, June 20, 2020 1:04 pm

Crime

17-year-old arrested in Spencer after Kannapolis shooting

KANNAPOLIS — The Kannapolis Police Department has charged a second person after investigating a shooting on June 3 on Kennedy Avenue. One person who was ... Read more

by Staff Report, Thursday, June 18, 2020 12:00 am

Business

China Grove Food Lion opens, gives donations to local groups

CHINA GROVE — A new Food Lion store opened Wednesday at 1408 North Main Street. The store will be open from 7 a.m. to 11 ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 12:44 pm

Kannapolis

Kannapolis designates CARES Act funding

News release from the city of Kannapolis The city of Kannapolis will receive $230,437 in federal funding as part of the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief ... Read more

by Staff Report, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 11:39 am

Local

Salisbury City Council votes to move ‘Fame’ Confederate monument, declare public safety issue

Editor’s note: A more updated and lengthy story about the vote can be found here: “Salisbury City Council votes to move ‘Fame’ Confederate monument off ... Read more

by Staff Report, Tuesday, June 16, 2020 10:45 pm

Coronavirus

Grim blame game over COVID-19 deaths in besieged nursing homes

WASHINGTON (AP) — A grim blame game with partisan overtones is breaking out over COVID-19 deaths among nursing home residents, a tiny slice of the ... Read more

by Staff Report, Monday, June 15, 2020 5:54 am

Coronavirus

High schooler took photos to raise money for COVID-19 Relief Fund

SALISBURY — The Rowan County United Way’s COVID-19 Relief Fund generated $2,790 in donations last week, including one from a Salisbury High School sophomore. The ... Read more

by Staff Report, Sunday, June 14, 2020 12:00 am

Local

Rowan County man takes lump sum payout with $25,000 Lucky for Life winning ticket

RALEIGH – Every day, Raymond Truesdale of Salisbury takes a walk, and often stops at a local convenience store on his route. On June 1, that ... Read more

by Staff Report, Saturday, June 13, 2020 12:00 am

Local

UPDATE: Woman who was reported missing after going camping in Uwharries returns home safely

MONTGOMERY COUNTY — Rowan County Sheriff’s investigators say a Salisbury woman who was reported missing after she went camping six days ago has returned home ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, June 12, 2020 11:31 am

Crime

Car break-in suspect sought

The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating several vehicle break–ins that happened at the first of June around the area of Mae Road and Kings ... Read more

by Staff Report, Friday, June 12, 2020 12:00 am

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