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Janitor shot at Bendix Drive hotel

SALISBURY — A janitor at Days Inn in Salisbury was shot in the leg Saturday morning during an incident at the hotel. A news release ... Read more

9 hours ago by Staff Report.

New zip code in county sees COVID-19 cases with more than 300 new tests reported

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — After 18 individuals tested positive for COVID-19 Friday and Saturday, the county’s total count is now up to 734. ... Read more

16 hours ago by Natalie Anderson.

‘I can’t breathe’: More than 100 protesters participate in downtown ‘lie-in’

SALISBURY — For ongoing protests to make a lasting change, advocacy needs to be unrelenting, says Paola Bustamante. “We need to not let down. We ... Read more

22 hours ago by Josh Bergeron.

Eight shootings in three days: Kannapolis Police ask for public’s help

KANNAPOLIS — Police are asking for the public’s help after eight shootings in or around the city limits and in three days without identified suspects ... Read more

23 hours ago by Staff Report.

Blotter: June 6

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com In Salisbury Police Department reports • A woman reported Thursday someone attempted to break into her home in the 600 block ... Read more

23 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

Michael Jordan giving $100 million for racial equality, justice

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michael Jordan and the Jordan Brand are giving $100 million to organizations dedicated to promoting racial equality and social justice. In ... Read more

23 hours ago by News Service Report.

Demonstrators vow to sustain momentum until change happens

By BEN FOX, COREY WILLIAMS and JEFF AMY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters stirred by the death of George Floyd vowed Friday to turn ... Read more

23 hours ago by News Service Report.

Gov. Cooper vetoes bill to let N.C. bars serve patrons again

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Roy Cooper on Friday vetoed legislation that would have let North Carolina standalone bars ... Read more

23 hours ago by News Service Report.

Windows send a message: Fish Bowl writes names of police brutality victims on storefront

SALISBURY — On May 25, days after George Floyd died with a Minneapolis police officer’s knee pressed into his neck, Chris Ostle began reading a ... Read more

1 day ago by Natalie Alms.

Missing Salisbury teen found in Atlanta with registered sex offender

SALISBURY — A Salisbury teen reported missing in early May was found this week in Georgia with a registered sex offender. Jasmine Brooks, 16, was ... Read more

1 day ago by Shavonne Potts.

Man charged with damaging Salisbury Post window arrested, charged

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A man accused of throwing a rock through a Salisbury Post window and inciting a riot has been arrested. ... Read more

1 day ago by Shavonne Potts.

‘Message of unity’: Protesters dress in ‘Sunday best’ to honor George Floyd

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A youth-led group of protesters dressed in their “Sunday best” and gathered at the Rowan County Courthouse on Thursday ... Read more

2 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Wallace Cancer Institute gets new linear accelerator

SALISBURY — If you were getting treated for cancer with radiation 20 or 30 years ago, the radiation being used typically had a broad beam. ... Read more

2 days ago by Natalie Alms.

Blotter: China Grove man arrested on breaking and entering, felony drug charges

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A China Grove man was arrested on Tuesday for breaking and entering and multiple drug charges, according to the ... Read more

2 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

China Grove cancels Farmers Day because of COVID-19

CHINA GROVE — The hottest day of the year is canceled because of COVID-19. The town of China Grove this week announced the annual Farmers ... Read more

2 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

One additional new COVID-19 case in veterans home; average age of positive cases drops

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — One veteran from the N.C. State Veterans Home was among the 13 new COVID-19 cases in the county Thursday, ... Read more

2 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Legislators aim to reopen gyms over governor’s order

RALEIGH (AP) — Gyms and fitness centers would get relief from North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper’s COVID-19 executive order that keeps them closed in a ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

SPD: Officers weren’t ordered to protect ‘Fame’

The Salisbury Police Department says there was no order given to protect “Fame” during protests. With images and videos circulating of officers in riot gear ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

City Council looks at specific options for continuing transit service

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The City Council on Tuesday received several options for using federal funds to continue transit service to Spencer and ... Read more

3 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Livingstone secures second $500,000 grant for its historic Andrew Carnegie Library

SALISBURY – Livingstone College has been awarded a total $1 million to rehabilitate the historic Andrew Carnegie Library, including a recent second grant of $500,000. ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Education.

Shoutouts

Abigail Robinette, of Salisbury, was named to the Dean’s List at Belmont University. Sierra Davis, of Salisbury, was named to the President’s list at the ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Education.

Catawba College plans for students to return to campus in August

SALISBURY – Catawba College announced plans Tuesday to bring students back to campus for the fall semester in mid-August, with the end of in-person classes ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Education.

Daughters of the American Revolution names Good Citizens

SALISBURY — The Elizabeth Maxwell Steele Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution has presented the 2019-2020 Good Citizen Award ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Education.

Chapman Custom Signs owners accused of withdrawing money from deceased mother’s account

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Business owner Kim Yost Fraley has been accused of withdrawing large sums of money from the account of her ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Case count grows by more than two dozen to surpass 700

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — An additional 28 individuals tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday after 44 additional tests were reported, bringing the county’s ... Read more

3 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Photos: Salisbury Indivisible protest downtown

About 40 members of activist group Salisbury Indivisible gathered on an Innes Street bridge near downtown Tuesday afternoon with signs naming black Americans who have ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Landis approves 2020-21 budget that looks to be step in ‘right direction’

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com LANDIS — The Landis Board of Aldermen on Monday approved the proposed 2020-21 fiscal year budget, which doesn’t increase the tax, ... Read more

3 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Food Lion expands in Carolinas, Georgia with new store acquisitions

SALISBURY — Food Lion is purchasing 62 Bi-Lo and Harveys Supermarkets in an expansion announced Wednesday. Many of the new stores are located in Georgia, ... Read more

3 days ago by Natalie Alms.

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