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Buck Steam Station’s new recycling unit now recycling coal ash

SALISBURY — When a tanker truck left the Buck Steam Station in September carrying a load of recycled coal ash, it marked a milestone for ... Read more

2 hours ago by Ben Stansell.

Election 2020: Ford, Ellis talk racial injustice issues; tout qualifications for Senate race

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — While Sen. Carl Ford, R-33, credits local police departments with reforming their operations, his challenger says lawmakers can play ... Read more

2 hours ago by Natalie Anderson.

Halfway point: United Way announces 50% progress toward fundraising goal

SALISBURY — At a little over halfway through its 2020 fundraising campaign, the Rowan County United Way is right where it should be. During a ... Read more

2 hours ago by Ben Stansell.

Science, religion collide for annual Hood Theological Seminary fall conference

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Returning for a second year with some pandemic-induced changes, Hood Theological Seminary on Friday took on the intersection of ... Read more

2 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

North Hills seniors are leaving their marks

SALISBURY – In a year where things are a bit different, North Hills Christian School high school seniors are leaving their marks. A few months ... Read more

2 hours ago by Post Education.

Education briefs: New director named at seminary’s Congregational Faith and Learning Center

SALISBURY – Vincent Howell has been appointed director of the Congregational Faith and Learning Center Hood Theological Seminary. The goal of the center is to ... Read more

2 hours ago by Post Education.

Rowan County Early College enrollment opens for 2021-2022 school year

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan-County Early College is an opportunity for a handful of Rowan County students to accelerate their studies and get ... Read more

2 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

East Spencer board rejects tiny house idea

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — Jamilla Kennedy will have to come up with a new affordable housing plan after the town board did ... Read more

2 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

Rowan County adds 24 new COVID-19 cases; state remains paused in phase three

As the state remains paused in phase three of its COVID-19 reopening plan, new cases in Rowan County are coming at a steady rate. Case ... Read more

9 hours ago by Josh Bergeron.

Blotter: Oct. 22

In Rowan County Sheriff’s Office reports • A man reported on Monday a white Chevrolet Silverado was stolen from the 100 block of Cedar Ridge ... Read more

10 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

Sheriff’s Office: Two deputies injured, suspect shot during chase on U.S. 601

SALISBURY — As two deputies were dragged by a fleeing vehicle early Wednesday, one fired his gun at the driver and struck him in the ... Read more

16 hours ago by Shavonne Potts.

One speaks, two write to oppose Enochville Elementary closure

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — There were two written comments and one person who spoke directly to the Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education during ... Read more

1 day ago by Carl Blankenship.

City partners with Rowan Helping Ministries to establish donation-driven utilities assistance program

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The city has established a partnership with Rowan Helping Ministries to provide financial assistance for water and sewer payments ... Read more

1 day ago by Natalie Anderson.

Board of Elections continues counting absentee ballots, resumes ‘curing’ deficient ones

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County Board of Elections met Tuesday to continue counting absentee ballots as it works to resolve the ... Read more

1 day ago by Natalie Anderson.

County commissioners delay consideration of new events center in China Grove

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Board of Commissioners on Monday night was poised to deny a conditional use permit requested by Suretha Springs to build ... Read more

1 day ago by Ben Stansell.

New COVID-19 outbreak emerges at N.C. State Veterans Home, another declared over

SALISBURY — A second COVID-19 outbreak emerged Tuesday at a nursing home in Rowan County as another one was declared over. In a biweekly update ... Read more

1 day ago by Josh Bergeron.

Police: Two armed men rob local convenience store

SALISBURY — Police say two armed men walked into a local convenience store Monday night and demanded the clerk hand over the money. The two ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

Blotter: Local woman swindled out of hundreds in gift card scam

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A local woman was swindled out of $340 after she was told to send money via eBay gift cards ... Read more

2 days ago by Shavonne Potts.

City council to consider ‘Share 2 Care’ fund for locals behind on water, sewer payments

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — City council members on Tuesday will hear a presentation from staff on establishing the “Share 2 Care” water and ... Read more

2 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

None speak against closure during hearing to shutter Faith Elementary

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — No one from the public spoke during a public hearing on the closure of Faith Elementary School on Monday ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Blotter: Police find car windows shot out, bullet holes in home on West Horah Street

SALISBURY – Shots fired were reported on the 1400 block of West Horah Street just after midnight on Saturday. Lt. Lee Walker, of the Salisbury ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Five held at gunpoint in East Lafayette Street robbery

SALISBURY – Two unnamed men are wanted for committing a robbery after entering an East Lafayette Street home and holding five victims at gunpoint. Salisbury ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Ask Us: Readers ask questions about Shober Bridge, voting safeguards

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

3 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Political notebook: More than 1.4 million votes cast already in North Carolina

SALISBURY — Of the more than 1.4 million votes cast already in North Carolina, more than about 605,000 have been absentee by mail while the ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

‘Souls to the polls’: More than 1,300 cast ballots on first Sunday of early voting

SALISBURY — By the time polls opened at 1 p.m. at the West End Plaza voting site, dozens of voters had formed a line that ... Read more

3 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Search continues for missing hiker from Asheville

HAYWOOD COUNTY (AP) — Crews were expected to continue searching Sunday for a hiker who went missing in the North Carolina mountains. A spokeswoman for ... Read more

3 days ago by News Service Report.

A stroll through the scarecrows: fall-themed activity draws visitors to NC Transportation Museum

SPENCER — In a year that’s been largely devoid of in-person activities, Elaine Holden was searching for something safe to draw visitors to the North ... Read more

4 days ago by Ben Stansell.

Despite scandal, Cunningham maintains small lead in Senate race; supporters say policy positions more important

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Despite a scandal surrounding sexual impropriety, locals say Democrat Cal Cunningham’s continued favorability in the polls may indicate that ... Read more

4 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

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