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Duke Energy, NC officials announce coal ash expense deal

RALEIGH (AP) — Duke Energy, North Carolina officials and a conservation group announced Monday an agreement on how the utility pays to get rid of ... Read more

9 hours ago by News Service Report.

Police, firefighters parade for hospital staff

SALISBURY — A rainy day in Salisbury couldn’t stop a parade of first responders in front of Novant Health Rowan Medical Center. A small parade ... Read more

9 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Demand continues to exceed supply as county shifts to vaccine appointments

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Health Department on Monday announced its drive-thru COVID-19 vaccine clinics would switch to an appointment model, but it quickly saw proof ... Read more

9 hours ago by Josh Bergeron.

‘Uncommonly good man:’ Local appraiser Scott Robinson dies after fall at home

By Susan Shinn Turner For the Salisbury Post The Scout Law has 12 points. A Scout is: trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, ... Read more

9 hours ago by Staff Report.

Rowan Planning Board settles on screening requirements for solar farms

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Planning Board during its first meeting of the year Monday discussed more changes to regulations on local solar energy systems. ... Read more

9 hours ago by Ben Stansell.

Transition to mass vaccination sites irks NC health systems

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — North Carolina officials are shifting the state’s COVID-19 vaccination distribution strategy toward mass clinics in an ... Read more

10 hours ago by News Service Report.

Mississippi sheriff: One dead after Salisbury children left in woods; father sought

SALISBURY — A 2-year-old Salisbury girl was found dead Saturday after she and her 7-year-old brother were abandoned in a wooded area in central Mississippi, ... Read more

19 hours ago by Josh Bergeron.

Man faces misdemeanor child abuse charges

SALISBURY — A 27-year-old man faces misdemeanor child abuse charges after he appeared to be under the influence of drugs during scene on Valley Drive, ... Read more

21 hours ago by Josh Bergeron.

Two charged with breaking into building on South Main Street, drug possession

SALISBURY — A Rockwell man and woman face burglary and drug charges after a sheriff’s deputy found both while conducting a check of a business ... Read more

22 hours ago by Josh Bergeron.

Nina Oliver: County will move to appointments for vaccines

Letter from Rowan Public Health Director Nina Oliver As your Health Director, I feel a need to share honestly and frankly with you on the ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Political Notebook: North Carolina lawmakers say they look forward to working with Biden

While some of North Carolina’s lawmakers on Capitol Hill didn’t attend President Joe Biden’s inauguration or didn’t make their plans known, they expressed support for ... Read more

1 day ago by Natalie Anderson.

Ask Us: How will county administer second doses of vaccine?

SALISBURY — For the previous few weeks, drive-thru events have been the method of choice for first dose vaccination clinics at West End Plaza, and ... Read more

1 day ago by Josh Bergeron.

White House begins talks with lawmakers on COVID-19 relief

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top aides to President Joe Biden on Sunday began talks with a group of moderate Senate Republicans and Democrats on a $1.9 ... Read more

1 day ago by News Service Report.

81 new COVID-19 cases reported Sunday as county hints at appointment model

SALISBURY — Rowan County began the final full week of January with 81 new COVID-19 cases and few other changes to the state of the ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Blotter: Salisbury man charged with shooting at police, robbing Goodwill in December

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A 29-year-old Salisbury man was charged Friday with firing at law enforcement officers following an armed robbery at Goodwill ... Read more

2 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

During early mornings and weekends, F&M Bank handled hundreds of Paycheck Protection Program loans

SALISBURY — The sun had barely peeked above the horizon, but Steve Fisher was already awake. It was around 7 a.m. on a Sunday morning ... Read more

2 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Salisbury VA uses appointment model for COVID-19 vaccinations, tops 3,300 doses

SALISBURY — Roughly one month since it gave its first COVID-19 vaccine to a veteran, the Salisbury VA Health Care System has topped 3,300 doses ... Read more

2 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Response remains mixed as city continues gathering public input on downtown street plan

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Following two public input sessions on the Downtown Main Street plan Friday, city staff say they want more contact ... Read more

2 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Community offers support for, memories of Knox teacher Beaver

SALISBURY — Matt Beaver was an enduringly positive man. Beaver’s longtime friend and colleague Justin Pauley said Beaver was punctual, never missed work and he ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Loan program for women, minority entrepreneurs expected to launch in spring

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — For local women and minorities struggling to borrow funds to kickstart a small business, an additional resource is on ... Read more

2 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Symphony offers virtual performance of ‘Resounding Romance’ Feb. 12-14

The Salisbury Symphony will present a virtual concert for on-demand streaming the weekend of Feb. 12-14. “Resounding Romance” will feature two masterworks of the Romantic ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Pops at the Post scheduled for Sept. 11

SALISBURY — Pops at the Post, a free community concert held the first Saturday in June, has moved its 2021 event to September. This year, ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

Kannapolis City Schools searching for an architect to explore A.L. Brown expansion

KANNAPOLIS — A.L. Brown High School is running out of space, and Kannapolis City Schools is starting to explore next steps for the school. The ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Dan Mikkelson proves he’s tough as nails, almost lands gig as contestant on reality show

As he sat watching the first season of “Tough As Nails,” the latest reality competition show from the creators of The Amazing Race, a thought ... Read more

2 days ago by Ben Stansell.

‘American Pickers’ coming back to North Carolina

Staff report Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and their team are returning to North Carolina to film episodes of the hit series “American Pickers”  in March. ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Circle of ceramics: former Pottery 101 employee now selling her own work in gallery

SALISBURY — Standing in the gallery of Pottery 101, Rachel Gunsch felt like a professional for the first time. It was far from the first ... Read more

2 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools to declare surplus schools, review redistricting

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools administration on Tuesday will recommend two schools be declared “surplus,” effective June 18. Associate Superintendent of Operations Anthony Vann will present ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Biz Roundup: Application process now open for grant program to help small downtown businesses

SALISBURY — Applications are now being accepted for the “At Your Side” Small Business Grant Program. Main Street America has teamed up with Brother International to ... Read more

2 days ago by Ben Stansell.

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