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Man who fell off 75-foot bridge reunited with rescuers

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A week ago, Jeremiah Cribb was found lying in a mud pit after he took a 75-foot fall from ... Read more

47 mins ago by Shavonne Walker.

Fifth-graders defend U.S. Constitution for class project

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Out of the 10 amendments in the Bill of Rights, which two would you cut? A group of fifth ... Read more

47 mins ago by Carl Blankenship.

Alcorn, Bates, Molrine receive Elizabeth Duncan Koontz Humanitarian Awards

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — To keep the legacy of Elizabeth Duncan Koontz, the Human Relation Council recognized community members Thursday for their service ... Read more

48 mins ago by Liz Moomey.

Psychologist visits Salisbury Academy to discuss ways of coping with childhood anxiety

SALISBURY – According to the Centers for Disease Control, childhood anxiety and depression are on the rise, with an estimated 7.1% of children from ages ... Read more

48 mins ago by Carl Blankenship.

Posters Feb. 28

• One Heartbeat, The Andrew Ashley Benefit, Sunday, March 1, noon-7 p.m. New Sarum Brewery, 109 N Lee St. Corn hole tournament 1 p.m. Silent ... Read more

49 mins ago by Staff Report.

Local health department keeps vigilant for coronavirus, though risk remains low

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — As the world watches an outbreak of COVID-19, known as coronavirus, the Rowan County Health Department is closely monitoring ... Read more

49 mins ago by Liz Moomey.

Post named second-best midsize daily paper, wins 28 awards

RALEIGH — The Salisbury Post was named the second-best midsized daily newspaper in the state and won a total of 28 awards Thursday in the ... Read more

49 mins ago by Staff Report.

14th annual CHAOS Youth Theater this weekend

By Candice Carter for the Salisbury Post LANDIS— The 14th annual CHAOS Youth Theater, “Connected,” is March 7 and 8 at Trinity Lutheran Church in ... Read more

49 mins ago by Post Lifestyles.

It’s a sad and funny ‘Trip to Bountiful’ from St. Thomas Players

By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost.com Pack your tissues and exercise your funny bone for St. Thomas Players’ production of “The Trip to Bountiful.” Linda Jones, ... Read more

13 hours ago by Deirdre Smith.

Rowan weather: Sunshine and wind

Winter is not done yet. Today will be cold and windy, with a low in the 20s. It will be sunny and 47, with west ... Read more

17 hours ago by Deirdre Smith.

Forward 2040 committee gets input from citizens

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — As people came in and out of the Salisbury Customer Service Center on Wednesday morning, they shared what they ... Read more

1 day ago by Liz Moomey.

Cooper, Forest will need primary wins before expected showdown

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina’s Democratic governor will have to defend his seat against the highest ranking Republican official elected statewide in this fall’s general ... Read more

1 day ago by News Service Report.

Student turns fundraiser into way to do something for people in need

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SPENCER – Fundraisers and schools go hand-in-hand: field trips, raising money for parent-teacher organizations, clubs, athletics and arts programs.  Most students ... Read more

1 day ago by Carl Blankenship.

Opens tonight at Lee Street theatre: ‘The Trip to Bountiful’

Feb. 27-29 and March 5-7 • 7:30 pm. St. Thomas Players’ production of Horton Foote’s “The Trip to Bountiful,” challenges the old adage that you ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Lifestyles.

Save the date: PPT to present the farcical fun of ‘Rumors’

March 5-8 At a large, tastefully-appointed townhouse, the Deputy Mayor of New York has just shot himself. Though only a flesh wound, four couples are ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Lifestyles.

March issue of Salisbury the Magazine is now available

SALISBURY — The March issue of Salisbury the Magazine has reached subscribers and is available at locations throughout Rowan County. The magazine, a publication of the ... Read more

1 day ago by Mark Wineka.

Education briefs: Communities In Schools accepting scholarship applications

Communities In Schools of Rowan County will accept scholarship applications through April 1.  The scholarship will be awarded to a student graduating from a Rowan-Salisbury School ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Education.

Local arts & entertainment news Feb. 27-March 4

  Tonight: Meet M.J. Simms-Maddox at Writers Night Out KANNAPOLIS — M.J. Simms-Maddox, Ph.D., author of “The Priscilla Series”is the featured presenter at the North ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Lifestyles.

Shoutouts

Collegiate Honors Katie Bullock, of Salisbury, was named to the Dean’s List at Furman University. Maxwell Fisher, of Salisbury, was named to the Dean’s List ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Education.

Roundabout: What’s happening Feb. 27-March 4

  Night Life Mean Mug coffee Co., 110 N Main St. — 704-303-9120, www.meanmugcoffeeco.com The Shuckin’ Shack Oyster Bar, 118 N Main St. — Feb ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Lifestyles.

Morgan Elementary, China Grove Middle outline renewal plans

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Morgan Elementary School Principal Derek DiStefano says the school provides students with a personalized learning opportunity to allow them ... Read more

1 day ago by Carl Blankenship.

Photos: Wallace Cancer Center taking shape

Masonry work is being completed on the exterior walls of the Wallace Cancer Institute, while efforts to complete drywall, wiring and other amenities continue on ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

In lieutenant governor run, Greg Gebhardt says he’s ‘an average kid’

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Republican Greg Gebhardt is running for lieutenant governor on a platform focused on veterans, voter ID and vocational trades. ... Read more

1 day ago by Liz Moomey.

Photos: Work continues on Wallace Cancer Institute

Masonry work is being completed on the exterior walls of the Wallace Cancer Institute, while efforts to complete drywall, wiring and other amenities continue on ... Read more

1 day ago by Jon Lakey.

Photos: Mt. Ulla students visit county commissioners

Students from Mount Ulla Elementary School visited the Rowan County Administration Building on Tuesday. While there, they elected five county commissioners, picked a county manager ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Blotter: Police looking into theft of tires from truck at Cloninger Ford

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Police are looking into the theft of three tires from a pickup truck at Cloninger Ford after a security ... Read more

1 day ago by Shavonne Walker.

China Grove man charged with assault, kidnapping after argument over cellphone

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — A Salisbury man remains in the Rowan County Detention Center today after he was accused of assaulting a ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Rowan weather: Foggy morning, but warm

Rowan is under a dense fog advisory until 9 a.m. The Spencer and downtown Salisbury areas are nearly invisible. The fog will linger at least ... Read more

2 days ago by Deirdre Smith.

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