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Annual MLK humanitarian awards recognize some of community’s best

SALISBURY — During a Sunday program that blended worship and an awards ceremony, six community members had their names mentioned alongside civil rights icon Rev. ... Read more

7 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

County will move recycling center for new animal shelter wing

SALISBURY — Rowan County Commissioners on Tuesday will iron out details of a privately funded dog wing addition to the animal shelter, The dog wing ... Read more

7 hours ago by Staff Report.

Blotter: Pair charged in connection with three Enochville armed robberies

ENOCHVILLE — A man has been charged with armed robbery of three convenience stores in the Enochville areas between Jan. 7 and Jan 16. Shelby ... Read more

7 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Town Crier community meetings Jan. 20-26

Third Monday, Jan. 20 — Dr. MLK Jr. Celebration Breakfast Jan. 20 • 7-8:30 a.m. $10. Annual MLK breakfast at the J.F. Hurley YMCA on ... Read more

7 hours ago by Staff Report.

Political notebook: Absentee ballot applications now available

Applications for absentee ballots are now available at the Rowan County Board of Elections. An immediate relative may make an application for a ballot to ... Read more

7 hours ago by Liz Moomey.

World War II photos tell a story never spoken

By Deirdre Parker Smith deirdre.smith@salisburypost.com No one had seen the photos for 45 years. No one realized the extent of the late James Bruton’s experiences ... Read more

1 day ago by Deirdre Smith.

$10,000 put up for initial phases of Rowan trail head at Wil-Cox Bridge

Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SPENCER — A nonprofit group has agreed to fund survey work and landscape design for the development of a park on the ... Read more

1 day ago by Carl Blankenship.

Council will consider transferring lot to Downtown Salisbury Inc.

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — While a study showed downtown Salisbury has a “perceived parking problem,” the city council will consider a resolution to ... Read more

1 day ago by Liz Moomey.

MLK parade and celebration at civic center draws crowd

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Vehicles, community organizations and dance troupes snaked through downtown on a chilly Saturday to commemorate civil rights icon Rev. ... Read more

1 day ago by Carl Blankenship.

A camaraderie: Old Armor Beer Company opens to give back to fellow veterans

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — As individuals, Kyle Lingafelt, Stefan Perrine and Richard Bradley wanted to make an impact supporting fellow veterans, so they ... Read more

1 day ago by Liz Moomey.

Business briefs: Standard Process lease at NC Research Campus extends to 2025

KANNAPOLIS —  Standard Process has entered into a five-year lease agreement with the David H. Murdock Research Institute for new lab space for the Standard ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

People and Places Sunday, Jan. 19

Rowan Retired School Personnel At the January 15 meeting of Rowan Retired School Personnel, clothes were collected for the clients of the Rowan Vocational Workshop. ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Lifestyles.

Landis calls for special meeting to consider personnel policy

LANDIS — The Landis Board of Aldermen will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday at Landis Town Hall. Aldermen will hold a closed ... Read more

1 day ago by Liz Moomey.

One charged following Enochville-area robberies

UPDATED 3:30 p.m. Jan 18 Jail records show Earl Shelby Smith, 23, was charged Friday with robbery with firearms or other dangerous weapons and placed ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Sheriff’s office arrests 10 for failing to pay child support, others for hiding them

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office says one man had to be rescued from an air conditioning unit Thursday while ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Salisbury Police, others to join forces on human trafficking seminar

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Salisbury Police Department has joined forces with local organizations to provide an educational seminar on human trafficking later ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Salisbury man faces charges for child pornography-related offenses after tip to law enforcement

SALISBURY — A Salisbury man remains in the Rowan County jail after a tip led authorities to arrest him on child pornography-related charges. The Rowan ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

NC teacher of the year visits Rowan County Early College’s Pierce

SALISBURY — Rowan County and the state’s best came together on Friday at Rowan County Early College. N.C. Teacher of the Year Mariah Morris visited ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Teen with possible gang ties accused of housing marijuana grow operation

CHINA GROVE — A China Grove teen with possible gang ties was charged Thursday after detectives uncovered a marijuana growing operation at a residence. Detectives ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

Rowan weather: Winter is back

Winter has returned, at least for the next week. Today will be sunny, with a high of just 45. Winds will be north northeast at ... Read more

3 days ago by Deirdre Smith.

Posters Jan. 17

• Dorsett Chapel UCC celebrates Pastor Rick and Lady Sonya Galloway 4th Pastoral Anniversary on Sun., Jan. 19. Rev. Joseph Gary of Cedar Grove Baptist ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Salisbury Academy holds day of service to honor MLK

SALISBURY – Students from Salisbury Academy celebrated the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Thursday through a day of service. Students from ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

NAACP kicks off MLK weekend with worship service and call to action

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – A pair of local NAACP chapters came together Thursday to hold a night of worship ahead of a weekend ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Kannapolis Bethel Baptist MLK celebration is Saturday

KANNAPOLIS — Bethel Baptist Church Ministries will sponsor the 16th Annual MLK Celebration Weekend Unity Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Bethel Enrichment ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

Team Auto Group celebrates new downtown headquarters

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Team Auto Group employees were bumping elbows at the Jake Alexander Boulevard dealership. The business was growing rapid and ... Read more

3 days ago by Liz Moomey.

Surge in vehicle break-ins at hotels prompts police to remind motorists to lock doors

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — In one night, six trucks and two passenger cars were broken into at a local hotel, say Salisbury police. ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

NC State speaker predicts 2020 will be year of economic growth

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — N.C. State Professor and Economist Michael Walden gave his perspective on the economy and a look ahead ash the ... Read more

3 days ago by Liz Moomey.

Men charged in connection with carjacking, robbery face new charge

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Two men charged in connection with December a carjacking and robbery now face new charges, says the Rowan County ... Read more

3 days ago by Shavonne Walker.

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