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‘Meet the need’: Rowan County Health Department looks to add to vaccination options

When eligibility for COVID-19 vaccinations opened to anyone older than 16 last week, the Rowan County Health Department faced a few questions. Why were so ... Read more

6 hours ago by Josh Bergeron.

Seaford is first woman in county hired for town manager position since the ’90s

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com LANDIS — Though every municipality in Rowan County currently has a woman serving as town clerk, Landis’ selection of Diane Seaford ... Read more

6 hours ago by Natalie Anderson.

Colonial Spring Frolic makes a comeback to kick off museum’s year

GRANITE QUARRY — The Old Stone House was in good company on Saturday, surrounded by colonial crafts and attire to match the pre-revolutionary landmark. The ... Read more

6 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Concord City Council wants to name bridge for fallen officer, Rowan native

CONCORD — The Concord City Council on Thursday passed a resolution supporting an application to rename a bridge in town in honor of an officer ... Read more

6 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

RSS administration will recommend selling Faith Elementary property to charter school

SALISBURY — Local school administrators on Monday will recommend the sale of the Faith Elementary School property to Faith Academy Charter School. The property would ... Read more

6 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Inspired by advice from father-in-law, Angela Mills launches her own business in memory of him

SALISBURY — Uninterested in the hospital food put in front of him, Jerry Mills wasn’t eating. The longtime physical education coach at Erwin Middle School ... Read more

6 hours ago by Ben Stansell.

Rowan County Democrats re-elect leaders, pass resolutions

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Democratic party held its annual convention virtually on Saturday. The annual conventions are held by local party affiliates throughout the ... Read more

6 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Baseball: Memories come alive in Ferebee book

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — On Friday, May 14, 1971, East Rowan lefty Claude Bernhardt turned in one of the great pitching performances in ... Read more

6 hours ago by Mike London.

During Child Abuse Prevention Month, local groups reflect on detecting abuse in a virtual world

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Department of Social Services in 2020 received fewer reports of child abuse than it did in the two years prior, ... Read more

6 hours ago by Ben Stansell.

Biz Roundup: Small Business Center announces spring slate of workshop for business owners

SALISBURY — The Small Business Center at Rowan Cabarrus Community College will host several workshops for local business owners this spring. There will be three ... Read more

6 hours ago by Ben Stansell.

Kiwanis Pancake Festival starts Friday

Staff report SALISBURY — Although traditionally held each year in March, the Kiwanis Pancake Festival was moved forward to next weekend to allow more time ... Read more

6 hours ago by Staff Report.

Rowan fire marshal seeks to clear up confusion, worry caused by solicitation letter

SALISBURY — Local fire officials hope to clear up confusion that might’ve been caused by a letter sent to some Rowan County residents by a ... Read more

6 hours ago by Ben Stansell.

Fun every day: Fifth anniversary for Yadkin Path Montessori School

By Susan Shinn Turner For the Salisbury Post When Dean Hamilton and Myra Tannehill’s son arrived eight years ago, Myra began thinking almost immediately about ... Read more

6 hours ago by Post Lifestyles.

Charles: Royal family ‘deeply grateful’ for support for Philip

By Danica Kirka Associated Press LONDON — Britain’s Prince Charles offered a heartfelt tribute to his “dear Papa” on Saturday as Buckingham Palace offered the ... Read more

7 hours ago by News Service Report.

North Carolina sites to resume J&J vaccines after CDC review

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — Federal health officials say it’s safe to continue administering Johnson & Johnson shots at three vaccination ... Read more

7 hours ago by News Service Report.

Cooper OKs bill offering K-12 students summer school option

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper signed three education bills on Friday to help address learning loss ... Read more

7 hours ago by News Service Report.

High school football: Playoff time means get ready for ‘big-boy football’

By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — NCHSAA football playoff brackets were released Saturday evening after a delay because some teams couldn’t play Friday due to ... Read more

9 hours ago by Mike London.

High school football: Hornets overpower South to secure playoff spot

Staff report LANDIS — South Rowan scored first in Friday’s Central Carolina Conference football game at Donnell Stadium, but Salisbury scored second, third, fourth, fifth ... Read more

1 day ago by Mike London.

Jeffrey MacDonald won’t be released despite deteriorating health

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — A federal judge on Friday refused to release an ex-Army captain imprisoned for decades for the ... Read more

1 day ago by News Service Report.

Amazon warehouse workers reject union in Alabama

By Joseph Pisani, Alexandra Olson and Anne D’innocenzio AP Retail Writers Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama handed the online retail giant a ... Read more

1 day ago by News Service Report.

Ex-NFL player’s brain to be probed for trauma-related harm after Rock Hill shootings

By MEG KINNARD and MICHELLE LIU Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The brain of Phillip Adams — the former NFL player who killed a ... Read more

1 day ago by News Service Report.

Duke University to require COVID vaccinations for fall term

DURHAM (AP) — Duke University will require all new and returning students to present proof of vaccination to student health officials before they can enroll ... Read more

1 day ago by News Service Report.

Cooper OKs bill offering K-12 students summer school option

By BRYAN ANDERSON Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper signed three education bills on Friday to help address learning ... Read more

1 day ago by News Service Report.

High school football: Record night for Pinckney as East cruises; Carson wins thriller in OT

From staff reports OLIN — Senior running back Sammy Pinckney broke several records as East Rowan closed the abbreviated spring football season Friday night with ... Read more

1 day ago by Mike London.

D-Day survivor, WWII torch bearer Ray Lambert dies at 100

By ALLEN G. BREED AP National Writer Ray Lambert, the Army medic who survived multiple wounds on D-Day and was saluted by a president on ... Read more

1 day ago by News Service Report.

Prince Philip was always defined by role as husband of British queen

By JILL LAWLESS and GREGORY KATZ Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip, the irascible and tough-minded husband of Queen Elizabeth II who spent more ... Read more

1 day ago by Paris Goodnight.

One dead, several injured after head-on collision in China Grove

CHINA GROVE — One person is dead and several others are injured following a Friday afternoon collision between two cars on Lentz Road. A car ... Read more

2 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Man, woman charged for selling drugs to undercover deputies

SALISBURY — A man and woman face felony drug charges after allegedly selling methamphetamine and heroin to undercover Rowan County Sheriff’s Office deputies. Shelly Kay ... Read more

2 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

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