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RSS needs 25,000 bags a day for meals delivered

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools is delivering about 25,000 meals a day during school closure at no cost to students, but that number has created one ... Read more

14 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Before Cooper’s order, some area residents navigated local stay-at-home orders

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Lately, Steve Hines has been carrying a letter from his employer that lists his company’s name, his position and ... Read more

14 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

COVID-19 to dominate agenda of Monday school board meeting

SALISBURY — All but two items on the Rowan-Salisbury School Board agenda Monday will be related to the impact of COVID-19 and the district’s operations ... Read more

14 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

‘Silent helpers’: Local costume company manager making masks for nurses, doctors

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — As TV personality and neighborhood friend Mister Rogers once said, when looking at things that are bad, “look for ... Read more

14 hours ago by Natalie Anderson.

Trinity Oaks making the most of quarantine

By Susan Shinn Turner For The Salisbury Post In past years, Trinity Oaks Health and Rehab has asked visitors not to come in the facility ... Read more

14 hours ago by Post Lifestyles.

Steven Fisher: Banks across nation are ready for pandemic

By Steven Fisher As a 110-year old community bank, nothing is more important than the safety and health of our employees, customers and communities. F&M ... Read more

14 hours ago by Post Opinion.

Rowan County leaders urge residents to participate in census

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — April 1 is Census Day, and Rowan County leaders are encouraging residents to make sure they participate. So far, ... Read more

14 hours ago by Liz Moomey.

Liz Moomey: Historic Salisbury Foundation scavenger hunt connects to city’s past

SALISBURY — Salisbury is known for its history. And while many of us are cooped up due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Historic Salisbury Foundation ... Read more

14 hours ago by Liz Moomey.

Coronavirus effects on sports: Clemson QB Lawrence restarts virus fundraising

Associated Press The latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence and his girlfriend have ... Read more

14 hours ago by News Service Report.

Elaine Spalding: Rowan in prime location to recover from COVID-19 crisis

By Elaine Spalding Rowan County Chamber of Commerce One of my mentors in the Chamber of Commerce industry used to say, “Chambers do what most ... Read more

14 hours ago by Post Opinion.

Rowan County Republican Party’s annual convention goes digital

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Though different than meeting in person at the Rowan County Administration Building, the local Republican Party hosted its annual ... Read more

14 hours ago by Natalie Anderson.

Faith woman charged after tossing donated food, threatening resident

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com FAITH — A Faith resident was charged Thursday after someone spotted her tossing donated food into the street and threatening a ... Read more

22 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

COVID-19 Relief Fund raises $17,665 in first week

SALISBURY — The COVID-19 Relief Fund got a big boost this week after receiving a $10,000 grant from the Truist Foundation. The Rowan County United ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Photos: Life in Rowan amid COVID-19 shutdowns

Photographer Sean Meyers captured images of life across Rowan County this week. With mandatory shutdowns in place, parks are empty, parking lots have just a ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

New outbreak hot spots in New Orleans, Chicago and Detroit as infections worldwide top 590,000

By MATT SEDENSKY, KEVIN McGILL and DAVID RISING Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans rushed to build a makeshift hospital in its convention ... Read more

2 days ago by News Service Report.

Trump signs $2.2 trillion stimulus package after swift congressional votes

By ANDREW TAYLOR, ALAN FRAM, LAURIE KELLMAN and DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue ... Read more

2 days ago by News Service Report.

North Carolina GOP convention pushed back to June

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Republican Party’s state convention is being delayed by three weeks due to the new coronavirus emergency. The state ... Read more

2 days ago by News Service Report.

VA starts drive-thru COVID-19 testing in Salisbury

SALISBURY — The W.G. “Bill” Hefner VA Medical Center has launched drive-thru COVID-19 testing at the campus on Brenner Avenue. Drive-thru testing will be conducted ... Read more

2 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Public health officials announce the county’s first COVID-19 death

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County Health Department on Friday said a person died after testing positive for COVID-19. The patient, a ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Governor issues stay-at-home order for North Carolina

SALISBURY — Gov. Roy Cooper on Friday ordered people in the state of North Carolina to stay at home for thirty days, until April 29, to ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Teen charged with September robbery of cab driver

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — An East Spencer teen was charged this week with the September robbery of a Safety Taxi cab driver at ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Two charged with robbery of hotel patron

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Two Salisburians were charged this week after police said a man bought a woman a hotel room and other ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

County map shows zip codes of COVID-19 cases

SALISBURY — On the same day as Rowan County saw its first COVID-19 death, Rowan County released a map of the 14 local COVID-19 cases by ... Read more

2 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Some restaurants slim down, others hang on during coronavirus outbreak

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — As some restaurants close their doors completely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, other places are doing just enough to ... Read more

3 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Chalk it up: Landis children thank town employees with sidewalk drawings

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com LANDIS — On sidewalks outside of the police station, fire station, post office and town hall in Landis are chalk drawings ... Read more

3 days ago by Liz Moomey.

Spencer approves $24,900 amendment to rework municipal complex project

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SPENCER – The town’s Board of Aldermen approved a change to plans  at a Thursday special meeting to transform the old ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Landis modifies town services during COVID-19

LANDIS — Beginning Thursday morning, Landis closed the lobby of town hall. Town staff will continue to work from town hall during normal business hours, ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

State House’s COVID-19 health care group hears needs of medical professionals

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com RALEIGH — N.C. Rep. Wayne Sasser, a Republican from Stanly County, listened in Thursday morning as health care professionals shared needs ... Read more

3 days ago by Liz Moomey.

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