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Pandemic inspired creation of Salisbury Dance Academy

SALISBURY — A global pandemic typically isn’t the time when people decide to open a business, but don’t tell that to Spencer Ann Brown and ... Read more

3 hours ago by Ben Stansell.

Staffing agencies say more jobs available than job seekers

SALISBURY — When the coronavirus pandemic spread to North Carolina in the spring, unemployment claims rose dramatically. In April, the number of continued unemployment claims ... Read more

3 hours ago by Ben Stansell.

Political notebook: Heggins calls on U.S. Senate to pass ‘HEROES’ Act

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Mayor Pro Tem Al Heggins, who is running for a seat in the state legislature, on Thursday called on ... Read more

3 hours ago by Natalie Anderson.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools to sell old devices for $4.6 million

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education on Monday voted to enter a contract to sell its outgoing fleet of ... Read more

8 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

North Rowan Elementary adds outdoor classroom space as schools cope with COVID-19

Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SPENCER — An outdoor classroom can be as simple as some boards attached to tree rounds to create some natural benches and ... Read more

9 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Car chase from Mooresville mobile home, through cornfield produce charges for two

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com MOORESVILLE — A Mooresville resident allegedly involved in a break-in and accused of stealing firearms as well as his passenger were ... Read more

10 hours ago by Natalie Anderson.

Blotter: Law enforcement responds to more than 20 vehicles break-ins

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Law enforcement officials responded to more than 20 vehicle break-ins last week and over the weekend. A total 0f ... Read more

10 hours ago by Natalie Anderson.

Meals on Wheels kicks off August is for AniMEALS campaign

Local businesswomen Lorna Medinger, of Hughes Plumbing Supply, Debbie Barnhardt, of Barnhardt Jewelers in Spencer, and Kimberly Hardiman, of Hardiman Design, are animal lovers. Last ... Read more

13 hours ago by Josh Bergeron.

Salisbury Sheetz temporarily closed after three employees test positive

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Sheetz location in Salisbury has temporarily shut down after three employees tested positive for COVID-19. A spokesperson for ... Read more

15 hours ago by Natalie Anderson.

Ask Us: What was fate of Terrace Theatre’s time capsule?

Editor’s note: Ask Us is a weekly feature published online Mondays and in print on Tuesdays. We’ll seek to answer your questions about items or trends ... Read more

1 day ago by Josh Bergeron.

Strongest quake in a century felt by Salisbury, Rowan residents

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A 5.1 magnitude earthquake shook Salisbury, North Carolina and areas as far as northeast Georgia in what was the ... Read more

1 day ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Pair charged with prostitution, solicitation

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com An East Spencer woman faces prostitution charges and a man faces charges of soliciting prostitution. The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office charged ... Read more

1 day ago by Shavonne Potts.

Kannapolis woman killed, others hospitalized after early Sunday crash

SALISBURY — One person was killed in a two-vehicle collision that occurred early Sunday morning on Miller Road. N.C. State Highway Patrol Trooper A. Bahadur ... Read more

1 day ago by Shavonne Potts.

5.1-magnitude quake hits North Carolina

SPARTA (AP) — The most powerful earthquake to hit North Carolina in more than 100 years shook much of the state early Sunday, rattling homes, ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

A symbol of hope: Wallace Cancer Institute opens this week for patients

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — On Wednesday, the first scheduled patients will walk through the glass doors of the Wallace Cancer Institute and begin ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Historic Salisbury Foundation’s 2020 OctoberTour to give participants new views into old landmarks

SALISBURY — With a virtual edition of its annual OctoberTour, the Historic Salisbury Foundation will provide a glimpse into buildings that wouldn’t usually be feasible ... Read more

2 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Pandemic has impacted campaigning efforts for both county Republicans, Democrats

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — As the pandemic has “changed the scope” of the upcoming general election, local party leaders have reverted to traditional ... Read more

2 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

County commissioners will discuss restructuring environmental health department

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Board of Commissioners called a meeting at 1 p.m. Tuesday to discuss the restructuring of the environmental health department, including ... Read more

2 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Kannapolis data shows proof of economic growth

From the city of Kannapolis The city of Kannapolis continues to see a trend of positive growth in both residential and commercial development. From 2017 ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Marriages for April 2020

Wedding licenses issued by Rowan County Register of Deeds John Brindle • Tyree Da’shon Stiller to Brittany Danyelle Dalton • Larae Monique Evans to George ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Bids for Rowan-Salisbury Schools devices tops $4.5 million

Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Bid for the sale of Rowan-Salisbury Schools’ outgoing fleet of technology devices has passed $4.5 million with only two bidders ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

April 2020 corporations

April corporations from the N.C. Secretary of State Elaine Marshall • Harper Accounting LLC, Tiffanie Harper, 1371 Triplett Road, Cleveland • Trio Records Management II Inc., ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Wallace and Graham receive Trial Lawyer of the Year award

Local law firm Wallace & Graham on Thursday was awarded 2020’s Trial Lawyer of the Year Award by national nonprofit legal advocacy organization Public Justice.  ... Read more

2 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Biz roundup: New job retention grants open to North Carolina businesses

North Carolina businesses and nonprofit organizations that missed out on other COVID-19 relief funds will have the opportunity to apply for a new state grant ... Read more

2 days ago by Ben Stansell.

County sees highest number of currently hospitalized

SALISBURY — Rowan County reached saw its highest number of people currently hospitalized with COVID-19 on Saturday when the number hit 27. The previous mark ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Trump allows some unemployment pay, defers payroll tax

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press BEDMINSTER, N.J. — Seizing the power of his podium and his pen, President Donald Trump on Saturday ... Read more

2 days ago by News Service Report.

May 2020 corporations

May corporations from the N.C. Secretary of State Elaine Marshall • Hello Beautiful Bridal and Quinceañera LLC, Esmeralda Repreza, 1760 North Main St #2, China ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

YMCA plans program for students that blends academic support, day camp

Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — As schools enter uncharted territory in the coming school year, the Rowan-Cabarrus YMCA is planning a childcare option for students ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

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